Concrete Injection Made Easy

Concrete Injection Made Easy

Tune in to the Concrete Injection Made Easy podcast, where your host Mateusz Furs shares his experience on injection technology and helps you get ahead of the curve with your business. Discover how to pick and adjust the right resin or pump to the job to get the best, watertight seal on cracks and expansion joints…and expand your customer base. Since 2010, Mateusz has worked in the concrete repair industry both as a product manager and as an owner-operator of contracting company in Warsaw, Poland. In 2017, he started a blog on injection technologies and water tightening solutions like curtains, horizontal and vertical insulation, selection of suitable grouts, pumps, and packers. In the podcast and on his blog, he talks about the injection technology in concrete, masonry, walls of concrete blocks, and stone as well as techniques for stopping groundwater outflow. He also dives into the principles of destruction by moisture and salts—and what can be done to prevent it. He shares his experience of soil stabilization, lifting concrete and making resin diaphragms in the ground, so that you can apply the same techniques in your business. It's a mix of solo shows and interviews from Mateusz, you're not going to want to miss. Hit subscribe and take your injection business to new heights.

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May 6, 2021 12 min

#022 of the Concrete Injection Made Easy podcast

Making money in the concrete injection repair industry is far more than just drilling holes and injecting resin. There’s a lot you can do to make your business more like an automated money-spinning machine like Amazon, Facebook, or Google.

Does your company look like these giants? And what about your business model? 
So don't be surprised by the lower earnings!

Today we're starti...

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#021 Concrete Injection Made Easy podcast.

Today is a day with a lot of news. Note, I am giving away knowledge, just download it to automate your activity in the concrete repair industry.

This episode is entirely about how to preparation of crack injection in concrete.

https://inblock.com.pl/en/podcast/concrete-injection-drilling-calculator

I am talking about an e-book that I recently finished. The book titled 6 core principles for eff...

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This is the 20th episode of Concrete Injection Made Easy.


You are just about to listen to the 20th episode of the Concrete Injection Made Easy podcast.

Today's topic seems interesting to me, and it relates to collecting information before making a proper repair.

In almost all of the previous episodes, we talked about the crucial need to understand the problem. The injection test field serves this purpose.

And as it will turn out, i...

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#019 
The owner of such a company works a lot, of course. Travels a lot, probably. But he can't be everywhere at once. This means that finding the right associates, controlling the quality of the tasks performed, building a network of contacts, and acquiring customers become a project, not just a single task.
In fact, each of these is a separate project that must be supervised, consulted, asked the right questions and motivated p...

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#018 od the Concrete Injection Made Easy

In the episode, I suggest what kind of information you should collect and then what to do to repair the leaking crack. I also mention the parameters of the resins that are the best for the correction.

http://inblock.com.pl/en/podcast/taking-over-the-job-site-crack-re-injection

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#017 

Had it not been for Covid, everything would have gone as planned. The 2020 UEFA European Football Championship and Forum on Injection Technology (Forum Injektion Technik) would take place in 2020. But sadly, both of these events were canceled and moved to 2021. Today we are talking about the latter because I managed to invite Mr. Marvin Klostermeier, a representative of the organizer of this event to the Concrete Injection Mad...

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Let me ask you a question. Do you want to earn more, have more time, develop your business, sleep well without thinking that there may be leakages somewhere caused by your mistakes?

This episode reminds me of how I was improving my knowledge and saving the company from collapse. As I have told you several times, I was doing so well that I started thinking about development. Unfortunately, I didn't think it over. New departments ...

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#015 How to seal the dilatation of the tank without entering it?

Where is a need, there is a solution.
And as we can see, the injection can be carried out even in the difficult conditions of the lack of regular supplies, and high temperature and humidity by a small group of trained people. 

This conversation proves once again, that persistence is one of the most important qualities needed in our industry.

http://inblock.com.pl/en/podca...

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#014 episode of Concrete Injection Made Easy podcast.

And since it’s a concrete injection podcast, I have a question: what do we use most often on our job sites to inject into the cracks?
Today's episode is my solo show explaining how to choose the right resin to inject the crack.
We’ll look at the main similarities and key differences and which are used when. I’ll give you an insider’s take on my experience using both.

http://inbl...

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#013 The main message of the whole episode is the need to plan for the future in a positive way. There is and there will be different kinds of crises. So we need to be flexible and prepared for that. One thing we know for sure is that there will be future crises. All our guests say remedial services will be needed, some say the future is here. All of them also say their product will be improved, focus on constant improvement and en...

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The 12th episode of Concrete Injection Made Easy is a transcript of yesterday's webinar, which was a session of answering your questions.
I replied about why I insist on drilling smaller holes and using smaller than 13mm packers.

Why drill such large holes? It's a waste of time, resin and concrete deterioration. Let's not do that anymore!

Podcast episode notes are here:

http://inblock.com.pl/en/podcast/crack-injection-q-a-w...

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#011 episode of Concrete Injection Made Easy podcast.
 
A big problem on job sites is that some concrete repair contractors aren’t methodical enough in applying proven processes and technologies. This leads to sub-optimal execution and customer dissatisfaction. And this just makes bad name for the dedicated professionals among us.

The key to being the kind of contractor that gets repeat business because they use proven methods, techno...

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#010 of Concrete Injection Made Easy podcast. 
Wow, what a milestone! 
Today’s episode is especially interesting because it goes beyond a technical level and shows the importance of having an attitude that encourages personal and business growth and development.

So tune in, subscribe, and leverage this podcast to move you forward on your journey of personal and business development.

From the #010 episode of Concrete Injection Made Easy...

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#009 of Concrete Injection Made Easy Podcast. 

One complaint I often hear from clients who have ordered concrete leak sealing procedures in which an acrylic gel was used is that under some conditions, the expansion joint leaks again. This problem happens typically because of dry weather, which causes acrylic gels dry out and shrink. And when acrylic gels dry, they lose their elasticity, and ability to adhere to concrete walls. And t...

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#008 of Concrete Injection Made Easy podcast.
Maybe you’ve asked yourself the question, what does it take to get into a bigger part of the concrete injection game—namely lifting concrete slabs, polyurethane underpinning or other major geotech jobs.
Many of you may run businesses or have experience working with waterproofing, joint filling and membrane work. 
But bigger geotechnical projects are, as my guest Jim Spiegel of Alchemy Spet...

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# 007 
Everyone agrees that the more you know, the better you perform. And that’s why in today’s episode I’ve decided to bring you two fantastic concrete injection repair specialists from Belgium. 
Episode notes are available on the site - just click the link below:

http://inblock.com.pl/en/podcast/concrete-injection-training-tradecc-s-academy

They’re affiliated with Tradecc, a company with a long, 50-year tradition that over the many ...

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#006 
In today’s episode of Concrete Injection Made Easy, everything you ever wanted to know about acrylic gels but were afraid to ask!

With Brice Diochon, Specialty Chemicals Manager at SNF.


http://inblock.com.pl/en/podcast/006


In the episode, Brice and Mateusz talk acrylic gels and discuss their incredible versatility.

Today’s acrylic gels are great for leak-sealing concrete, in curtain injection procedures, and even to make structure...

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June 4, 2020 40 min

#005 Marten and I dive into the use of concrete barriers on motorways, as well as the dynamics of damage to concrete barriers due to corrosion of internal reinforcement and concrete degradation due to carbonation. 

We also get into what the future holds for roadside concrete barrier repair. 

 I hope this episode is food for thought about whether there’s a better way to repair damaged concrete barriers than replacing huge chunks.

Episo...

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In today’s episode of Concrete Injection Made Easy, I discuss sealing expansion joints with my guest Dennis Wagner, Product Manager of Injection Products at Normet. 

We explore a common problem on the job site, which is typically caused by mistakes with installing water stops, namely leaking expansion joints.

When it comes to injecting resin to fix leaking expansion joints, there are three options: one, injecting into the structure. ...

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#003 From this episode, you will learn:

Why the PU foaming resins are not the only choice you have?

What are the differences between the polyurethane resins?

When to apply a foaming resin?

How to avoid washing out of resin?

How to use fast-reacting PU based resins?

What is the difference in applying resin using 1 and 2 component piston pumps?

What pump to choose (and what resin) to stop huge water leakage?

Why do you need a big amount of r...

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