Waterproofing

Waterproofing Guidelines for Residential and Small Projects ( Sunken Area & Bathroom - New )

Waterproofing Guidelines for Residential and Small Projects ( Sunken Area & Bathroom - New )

Published by Hemant Chauhan in Waterproofing. Sunken Area & Bathroom - New - After Minimum 28 days of curing of the Slab Surface Preparation Clear and thoroughly clean the surface with wire brush, electromechanical grinders and jute brush.  Ensure surface is totally dust-free by using a high speed air blower Wash the surface with water to identify cracks Mark the cracks with chalk to identify them properly Repair of Crack Use a grinder to widen the identified crack by 8 to 10mm, clear the cavity by jute brush or blower. Repairs the cracks with mortar made with cement : sand as 1:4...

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Waterproofing Guidelines for Residential and Small Projects ( Terrace - RCC - New )

Waterproofing Guidelines for Residential and Small Projects ( Terrace - RCC - New )

Published by Hemant Chauhan in Waterproofing. Terrace - RCC - New - After Minimum 28 days of curing of the Slab Surface Preparation Clear and thoroughly clean the surface with wire brush, electromechanical grinders and jute brush.  Ensure surface is totally dust-free by using a high speed air blower Wash the surface with water to identify cracks Mark the cracks with chalk to identify them properly Repair of Crack Use a grinder to widen the identified crack by 8 to 10mm, clear the cavity by jute brush or blower. Use solvent free epoxy BS Epoxy system Part A & Part B mixed...

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Epidemic of Waterproofing Problem in India

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Epidemic of Waterproofing Problem in India

Published by Hemant Chauhan in Waterproofing.    75% of the buildings constructed in India suffer from some kind of waterproofing problem. We must understand the moisture is the most difficult element to stop when it comes to buildings. Even a 10 meters thick concrete wall cannot stop that slow trickle of water from showing itself in the concrete if the concrete is not waterproofed properly. By nature concrete & common masonry items love water.  75% of the building constructed in India suffer from some kind of waterproofing failure. India is a land of all season. High temperature differences causes waterproofing issues even...

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11 reasons why one may not need waterproofing on projects !

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11 reasons why one may not need waterproofing on projects !

Published by Hemant Chauhan in Waterproofing.   "Waterproofing like Insurance is the subject matter of solicitation"  Eleven reasons one may not need waterproofing on their construction projects are … One feels that the increased Cost component of (i.e. less than) 1.8% of the total project cost for using waterproofing system is too high to spend on a construction project One has got a construction contractor who has Godly powers and there is no error ever on his part or has a super human team of labour who will work on your site It never ever rains in your area. The...

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