About us

Jon Lowe waterproofing is a partnership of Margo & Jon Lowe based in Bonnells Bay NSW. The family business has done waterproofing, tiling and wet areas works around Lake Macquarie, Newcastle and central coast bay since 1987.

Jon stated his four year wall & floor tiling apprenticeship in Feb 1987 with Hunter group apprenticeships at Adamstown. After completing three years of block release training at Randwick TAFE along with four years on the job training in tiling, waterproofing, leaking showers and bathroom renovation’s with such companies as W & D world of tiles, Earp’s Brothers and Newcastle Tile Company to name a few.

During this apprenticeship Jon Worked on some large commercials jobs such as Newcastle Hospital, John Hunter Hospital, Irrawang High School and numerous domestic homes around the region. After the Newcastle earthquake in Dec 1989 the amount of remedial tiling repairs required was large and work from Insurance companies was undertaken on weekends and after hours.

In Feb 1991 after completing his apprenticeship Jon received his Waterproofing and Wall & Floor tiling trade qualifications. Then in Dec 2001 Jon started specialising in waterproofing and leaking showers work along with the compulsory inspections of waterproofing of domestic house by local councils. The waterproofing trade become a stand-alone specialist building trade with the requirement of waterproofing certificates that gareteente the work has been done to a minimum standard.

In Mar 2003 Jon completed another course at Tighes High TAFE in Waterproofing just to ensure qualifications are as up to date along industry standards.

What we do

Jon Lowe waterproofing follows the current Australian standards, Association waterproofing guides, product data sheets and trade magazine articles to exceed the minimal standards to make sure the work is “done right and water tight”.

Commercial or domestic waterproofing to roofs, walls, floors or below ground we have it covered. Along with positive or negative pressure areas, remedial, new, old and investigative written reports.

Some areas we have waterproofed in our 25 years are: pool waterfalls, window edges, leaking roofs, box gutters, retaining walls, wine cellars, under houses, veranda’s, patios, garden pools, leaking showers, bathrooms, ensuites, laundry’s etc.