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Find 680+ best waterproofing contractors in chennai for terrace, walls, floor, roof, bathroom, basement, tank, sump, ceiling to reduce the leakage, cracks, flooding, dampness, seepage, fungal formation with latest techniques. Also we have serve the materials like polyurethane grouting chemical, repair bonding agents, SBR latex, water stop construction joints, waterproofing adhesive tape, waterproofing admixtures, waterproofing compound, waterproofing liquid, waterproofing paints, waterproofing powders. Sulekha has served 73 service in last 30 days.

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  1. Terrace Waterproofing 11
    Sri Kanna Constructions Avadi, Chennai - 600054
    34 Reviews 8.4

    Waterproofing Contractors, Waterproofing services

    +91 44 46294307
    Srininvasa Sarangan reviewed for Waterproofing services 22nd Nov, 2018

    There was seepage in my terrace. This was checked by Sri Kanna Constructions. They rectified this and also rectified the mild leakage in my water tank. Along with these work, there was some extra internal which was completed by them. Overall this was an excellent work from Sri Kanna Constructions in Avadi

    Srininvasa Sarangan reviewed for Waterproofing services 22nd Nov, 2018

    There was seepage in my terrace. This was checked by Sri Kanna Constructions. They rectified this and also rectified the mild leakage in my water tank. Along with these work, there was some extra internal which was completed by them. Overall this was an excellent work from Sri Kanna Constructions in Avadi

    Our company is best in delivering terrace roofing contractors in Chennai with quality waterproofing coat and chemicals. Our service rendered with nano coating for floors, walls, sumps, roof garden and overhead tanks as your pricing. Polyurethane waterproofing is the best coating chemical also get roof leakage solutions Chennai that suits your budget. 

  2. Dr.Terrace Civil Services Pvt. Ltd. (Trade Mark Reg) 181
    Dr.Terrace Civil Services Pvt. Ltd. (Trade Mark Reg) Nungambakkam, Chennai - 600006
    20 Reviews 7.4

    Waterproofing Contractors, Waterproofing services

    +91 44 46292226
    Bharath reviewed for Waterproofing services 10th Sep, 2018

    Nice Waterproofing service I got through this business. They are very prompt and provided decent service at a reasonable cost. They are polite and with patience provided the services neatly. Thanks. I am happy and satisfied with their service.

    Arvindh reviewed for Waterproofing services 20th Aug, 2018

    Excellent service! Recommended!

    We are doing building leakage repair in Chennai for several number of years. Our staffs will guide you how to stop water leakage from concreate roof for your future benefits. Use quality waterproof paint, cement and coat your building with quality chemical solutions. Contact us and get connected with our exclusive staffs. 

  3. S.R. Build Care Tech 15
    S.R. Build Care Tech Chromepet, Chennai - 600044
    2 Reviews 5.0

    Waterproofing Contractors, Waterproofing services

    +91 44 49850162
    jaisai reviewed for Waterproofing services 13th Nov, 2017

    On time work the person are so expert i m happy with u r services thank u Senthil

    Murugan M reviewed for Waterproofing services 8th Nov, 2017

    Great job these people did in my premise. Arrested water leak completely and shown their professionalism in work. Thank you guy

    We are best in providing waterproofing services in Chennai for several numbers of years. Get exclusive flooring service for your space from our experts to make it safe. Our team will make you happy in getting your work done on time. Contact us.!

  4. MMR Water Proofings 57
    MMR Water Proofings Ekkatuthangal, Chennai - 600032
    4 Reviews 6.8

    Waterproofing Contractors, Waterproofing services

    +91 44 46291888
    Dhamodharan reviewed for Waterproofing services 24th Nov, 2018

    Very good service, good response for call pick up...

    ARULPANDI P reviewed for Waterproofing services 19th Jul, 2018

    Excellent service and response I got from this waterproofing service for Terrace Leaking issue. They have done a work perfectly with committed time. We can fully trust their service from beginning to end of the work. They charged a reasonable amount for the service. The service was outstanding and I am really happy with the service.

    MMR Water Proofings is a specialist in providing waterproofing and coating solutions for flat roofs, parking decks, bridges, balconies, basements and terraces. All types of roofing solutions and repair services are offered for corporate offices, hotels, restaurants, cafes, clubs, showrooms and residential Buildings. For more than 12 years, we stand as a leading dealer of waterproofing materials in Chennai. Roof garden waterproofing contracts are undertaken at reasonable prices. Further, we provide nano coating and PU coating services to repel water. Our products provide long-term protection, even under extreme conditions. Contact us for our services.

  5. Sundari Enterprises 12
    Sundari Enterprises Tambaram East, Chennai - 600044
    4 Reviews 7.3

    Waterproofing Contractors, Waterproofing services

    +91 44 49850187

    We have enough years of experience in Chemical waterproofing and so we got the name best waterproofing contractors in Chennai. Bitumen waterproofing, polyurethane waterproofing, basement waterproofing at affordable price. We are using various waterproofing methods with a quality chemical solution. Contact us to get further more details.

  6. Ultimate Construction Solutions 10
    Ultimate Construction Solutions Chromepet, Chennai - 600044
    6 Reviews 6.9

    Waterproofing Contractors, Waterproofing services

    +91 44 46294342
    Geetha 19th Apr, 2011

    Ultimate Construction Solutions is specially for water proofing, epoxy flooring and coating.......there services are good.

    Ultimate construction is best in providing basement waterproofing in Chennai which makes you to get fix all your leakage and stay in a healthy space.

  7. Jasmine Water Proofing 124
    Jasmine Water Proofing Avadi, Chennai - 600062
    17 Reviews 7.9

    Waterproofing Contractors, Waterproofing services

    +91 44 49850581
    Adhulyaa reviewed for Waterproofing services 3rd Dec, 2018

    Very nice talented person,his work really good. His work stop water leakage from first floor bath room. First step to stop water leakage with in budget levels , his work really works well

    Saravanan S reviewed for Waterproofing services 20th Oct, 2018

    The nice Waterproofing service I got through this business Jasmine Water Proofing, Avadi. I approached this vendor for Waterproofing service. their response and way of approach were so good, they came and done the work with the committed time, I paid 14000 for that service. I'm satisfied with their excellent service and response.

    Waterproofing in Chennai from our service center is the good way to protect your building from the water. Quality waterproof paint & cement is coated in the path of protecting your beautiful building. Get the best waterproofing services in Chennai with cement price from our experts.

  8. Business Related Pics 27
    Bethel Interiors & Infrastructure Solutions Choolaimedu, Chennai - 600094
    5 Reviews 9.1

    Waterproofing Contractors, Waterproofing services

    +91 44 46291248
    Solomon Balan reviewed for Waterproofing services 21st Nov, 2018

    Very glad & much pleasant-featured by this BIIS works.... We admired their technical knowledge along with their fast work with their recent designs.... Cost wise Very mindful...can challenge or imagine any interior design, which BIIS will make an excellent meaningful purpose...

    Jemi reviewed for Waterproofing services 21st Nov, 2018

    Vgud, excellent service,experience workers,affordable price

    Our Services are water proofing and repair solutions for new and old structures. We provide 1. Terrace and Tank water proofing solutions 2. Retaining wall treatment solutions. 3. Bitomious water proofing solutions 4. Acrylic coating solution 5. Salt stopper, facade protection 6. Expansion joint treatment 7. Crack treatments

  9. Sun Solutions 9
    Sun Solutions Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai - 600041
    7 Reviews 6.8

    Waterproofing Contractors, Waterproofing services

    +91 44 46291392
    Anand reviewed for Waterproofing services 6th Dec, 2018

    I have availed the service from Sun Solutions Thiruvanmiyur for waterproofing service due to leakage in the roof, excellent service, two-person came for the service and completed the work on time, the work was professional. they charged 16000 for the service, overall I am really happy with the service.

    Gokul reviewed for Waterproofing services 21st Jun, 2018

    I got done waterproofing service from them. Their response and way of approach were so good, they came and done the work with the committed time. They did an inspection of the open terrace about the crack issue and done very good waterproofing work. They charged me 20000 for that waterproofing service. Overall I am satisfied with this service.

    Sun Solutions offers excellent services for Waterproofing Treatment, Industrial flooring, Epoxy Applications (esp. Floorings & Repairs) & Treatments, Polyurethane Coatings, Structural Repairs & strengthening, Joint Sealants, PU / Epoxy Injection Grouting to Concrete Structures and what not!  We are one of the leading Construction chemical Distributors & applicators having created an edge over quality service in this business arena. We also provide comprehensive range of restoration and curative waterproofing services in addition to specializing in preventive waterproofing on newer construction. We provide our services with a foremost objective to offer international standard services at affordable price range effectively suitable to the clients. We believe in quality service with utmost satisfaction of our customers. The projects are handled with true dedication, to the specific requirements of customers. The highly skilled & technical experts are always associated with the application team to complete the projects successfully.  

  10. DPJ Construction 13
    DPJ Construction Nungambakkam, Chennai - 600034
    7.1

    Waterproofing Contractors, Waterproofing services

    +91 44 46281536
    No. 16/47, Sivashanmugam Street, Nungambakkam, Chennai - 600034

8 Reviews of Waterproofing Contractors in Chennai

as on Dec 15, 2018 Average Rating (4) - 166 reviews
6th Dec, 2018

I have availed the service from Sun Solutions Thiruvanmiyur for waterproofing service due to leakage in the roof, excellent service, two-person came for the service and completed the work on time, the work was professional. they charged 16000 for the service, overall I am really happy with the service.

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5th Dec, 2018

Got done waterproofing service for my two bathrooms from Sri Varun Waterproofing, Semmancheri. their response and way of approaching are so good. they came to persons for the service. they have done the work on committed time. now it's resolved. they quoted me per technician person 2500 so overall they have charged me 5000 for the service. I am so happy and satisfied with their service.

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5th Dec, 2018

One of the largest supplier of water proofing material and construction chemicals in chennai.

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3rd Dec, 2018

Prompt service and response I got from this MMR Water Proofings, Ekkatuthangal, Chennai. Purchased Waterproofing material on Waterproofing Liquid for Overhead tank through this dealers. The customer's approaches are really good in this shop. I paid around 6000 for the purchase. All over I am happy to purchase products here.

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3rd Dec, 2018

Very nice talented person,his work really good. His work stop water leakage from first floor bath room. First step to stop water leakage with in budget levels , his work really works well

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30th Nov, 2018

waterproofing sevices was done by through this service provider Dr.Terrace Civil Services Pvt. Ltd.Nungambakkam, They did their service for my bathroom water sealing. I paid 17000 for this waterproofing service . but I felt it was a median service Because the quoted amount is to high. Overall the service was average.

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24th Nov, 2018

Very good service, good response for call pick up...

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22nd Nov, 2018

There was seepage in my terrace. This was checked by Sri Kanna Constructions. They rectified this and also rectified the mild leakage in my water tank. Along with these work, there was some extra internal which was completed by them. Overall this was an excellent work from Sri Kanna Constructions in Avadi

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    Waterproofing contractors in Chennai are providing many latest technologies to waterproof your house, which protects your roof, terrace, basement or bathroom from water leakage. In cities like Chennai where high seasonal rainfall and flooding are inevitable, it is essential to waterproof your houses before the season arrives. Everyone who lives in Chennai would know the worst cases of water seepage from the roof, basement leakage and mold infestation during rainfall or flood. These leakages will ruin the structure of the building which may also cause building failure, which means this involves the risk of the life, health and security of your family. Waterproofing is the only solution to stop water leakage from concrete roof and walls.

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    Why should you waterproof your house?

    1. To protect the building

      Water leakage can increase the cracks on the roof or walls. In case of pillars, the presence of water leads to corrosion of the steel and disrupts the strength of the building which can reduce the property value of the house and decreases the longevity.

    2. To prevent electrical shocks

      The water that penetrates through the wall may come in contact with the electrical connections inside and can cause harm to anyone who gets in touch with it.

    3. To lead a healthy and convenient living

      Waterproofing can prevent the growth of mold and mildew inside the house during rainy seasons. They are known to cause severe damage to the walls paints, wood and iron inside the house. These molds also bring a decayed odor to your house which is produced bacteria and other microorganisms. The presence of these elements can be harmful to both you and your surroundings.

    4. To maintain the property value

      It is important to waterproof your house to maintain the average life of your building. The ill effects of water leakage can decrease the longevity of the building. This can have an adverse effect on the market value of your property.

    How to waterproof the exterior walls?

    Waterproof paints are the easy and attractive solution to protect your exterior walls. These paints are also UV resistant which protects your exterior walls from flaking and cracking for a long period of time. Some of the waterproof paint for the outside walls are

    • Mansory paint
    • Epoxy paint
    • Acrylic paint
    • Acrolein paint

    Waterproofing Methods

    MethodAdvantagesCost (Rs) Suitable Place
    Brickbat Coba-

    A traditional method of placing brickbats slope and grouting with waterproofing compounds.

    1. High wear and tear
    2. Provides heat insulation
    3. Easy maintenance
    30-40 /sqftRCC Flat roof
    Bitumen waterproofing-It comes in two types such as polymer modified bitumen coatings and membrane.
    1. Flexible and heat resistant
    2. Long lasting
    35- 50/sqftLow sloped Roofs (membrane) and basement (coating)
    Polyurethane waterproofing-

    PU coating is an effective method which is moisture sensitive. Pretreatment is required.

    1. Highly flexible and heat resistant
    2. UV resistant
    35-40/sqftRCC Flat roof
    Acrylic waterproofing-

    The polyacrylic solution is applied to the cracks to seal it.

    1. Permanent solution
    2. Easy maintenance
    3. Excellent bonding with the existing surface
    25-40/sqftRCC Flat roof
    Nano coating waterproofing-

    This waterproof coat is water repellant with nanocomposite technology which is anti-dust too.

    1. Easy application
    2. Dries fast and easy to clean
    Depend on the layers of coatingBasements, floors, walls, terraces, roof gardens, sumps, overhead tanks
    Crystalline waterproofing-

    It is a capillary waterproofing method that forms crystals to make concrete roofs waterproof

    1. Available in vivid colors
    2. Self-curing and inexpensive
    3. Chemical resistant
    45-100/sqftRoof and basement

    Terrace waterproofing is the method to protect your terrace from slippery mode during the rainy season. Pick an expertized terrace waterproofing contractors in Chennai to save your home structure as your build.

    How to choose a waterproofing contractor?

    It is important to choose a reliable waterproofing contractor who you can trust. It is a time and money consuming process which makes it very important to select the best available in the market. The following things are to be kept in mind before finalizing on a waterproofing contractor

    1. An experienced contractor who had worked with many other projects and customers. Experienced contractors minimize functional errors and can help with complexities.
    2. When hiring a contractor, look for the one who has a license for his waterproofing business. This ensures that the person is professional and uses the quality products that work well.
    3. Choose the contractor who spends sufficient time inspecting the site before starting the work. While some may charge for these pre-visits, it would help in choosing the right waterproofing service for your house.
    4. Any good waterproofing service should work properly for at least 10 years. So, choose a service that provides you with a warranty for 10 or more years.
    5. Read reviews of the contractors to know how good the contractor works during the process. In our website, it is made easy to find honest reviews from their previous customers.

    What are the stages of waterproofing?

    There are two categories in waterproofing.

    1. Preconstruction waterproofing

      Preconstruction Waterproofing is the essential precautionary measure to avoid water seepage through ceilings, walls or from the basement. Some of the methods that can be used in preconstruction waterproofing are Concrete Admixtures, waterproof cement, Integral waterproofing, Expansion Join treatment, and waterproof concrete films.

    2. Post construction waterproofing

      Post construction waterproofing is the techniques that work on water leaking ceilings, walls or basement to prevent further damage. These are mostly of synthetic coatings. When you find dampness or crack on the wall or ceiling, find the cause of the damage. Make sure to locate where the water is coming from. If water from the water tank infiltrates inside the ceiling of your house, you will need to waterproof the tank too. In this case, the damaged surface is cleaned and pretreated to avoid tearing of coatings. Some of the post-construction waterproofing methods are Brick bot Coba, Bitumen coatings and membrane.

    When should you waterproof your house?

    It is also important to do this waterproofing before the monsoon arrives because the process takes 2-3 weeks to dry. Some of the coatings such as polyurethane and epoxy coatings are moisture sensitive and decreases its durability. Torches are used to dry the surface to make it moisture free before the waterproof treatment, but it will cost you additionally. So, it is better to start waterproofing your house soon before the season starts.

    Five essential parts of the house that needs waterproofing treatment

    The waterproofing contractors are the professionals who seal your house from water to protect it from the damages caused by it. The waterproofing contractors in Bangalore incorporate high-grade materials manufactured from multiple waterproofing companies. Most of the buildings in India are prone to damages caused by water which adversely affects the structural strength of the buildings. Waterproofing makes the structure resistant to water protect the building. Some waterproofing chemicals are mixed with the concrete during the construction process to waterproof the building completely. This technique is known as integral waterproofing. Many other waterproofing treatments include bitumen waterproofing methods, acrylic waterproofing methods, waterproof paints, and cement.

    The first step in waterproofing solution is to find where the water comes from. It is necessary to identify that to keep the water away from damaging the home. There are a few ways by which water can enter through the parts of the house. One needs to waterproof all these parts of the house to escape from damages caused by water. Waterproofing also increases the value of your house.

    1. Foundation

      Even though your foundations are strong enough, they may develop cracks and allow water to pass through. Concrete is naturally porous which makes it easy for water and moisture to enter. When there is water infiltration in your basements, there are many sources from which the water can enter. It may due to increasing groundwater level or there may be flooding near your city which indirectly increases the groundwater of your area. In some cases, the water may be due to the leakage from the sump tank or from the broken drains. To waterproofing the basements or foundations, one needs to identify the source of the water before planning for waterproofing. Accordingly, you may need to waterproof the basement floors, interior walls or the exterior walls.

    2. Terrace

      In India, terrace waterproofing methods are mostly predominant than the other ones. In a tropical country like India, the buildings are exposed to extreme weather conditions. These enhance crack formation in the buildings which decreases the structural strength. The terrace is the part which is most affected by these climatic changes from heavy rains to hot summers. There are many terrace leakage solutions available with the waterproofing services in Bangalore. There are two possibilities of water seepage through the terrace. The water may come from the overhead tank or stagnant rainwater.

    3. Exterior walls

      Similar to the terrace, the exterior walls are also exposed to severe weather conditions. The rainwater infiltrates into the wall, resulting in wall dampness, blistering of the wall paint and mold growth. The mold growth brings a bad odor, exploits the interior and exterior look of the house and may also cause health issues. Waterproof paints work great for exterior walls which enhances the exterior look too.

    4. Doors and Windows

      The rainwater is the source for water seepage through doors and windows. During rainy seasons, the rainwater enters the house through the gaps at the window and door joints. Some waterproofing materials are available in the market for sealing the gaps between the windows and doors to block the water from entering the house. Most commonly, silicone sealants and waterproof tapes are used for stopping the water infiltration through the gaps between the windows and door joints.

    5. Bathroom and kitchen

      Water usage is inevitable in both the kitchen and bathroom areas of the house. The bathrooms are exposed to water all over the day while the kitchen uses water only in the sink or the dishwashing area. The bathrooms need to be treated with waterproofing materials thoroughly to avoid water seepage to the other parts of the house. It is essential to block the water from the bathroom to get infiltrated into the building. One needs to place tiles on the walls of the bathroom to avoid infiltration of the backsplash water. The bathroom floor need to be treated by waterproofing materials and the joints are required to be sealed with silicone sealants and any other sealants to avoid water seepage.

      Waterproofing the kitchen space can be very easy comparatively. The areas under the sink and the pipelines got to be free from water leakage and sealed with waterproofing materials. Backsplashes are also used in kitchens as an oil and waterproofing solution when cooking.

    6. Overhead tank

      Most of the house owners prefer keeping their water tanks at the top of the house to enhance functionality and minimize the energy bills. Unlike the other structures if the house, the water tanks hold the water required for supplying to the entire house or the apartments. As the overhead tanks are present on the top of the building, it is easier for the water to infiltrate throughout the building. These reasons make it mandatory to waterproof the overhead tanks. When you skip waterproofing your overhead tank, the water infiltrates into the walls of the house and ruins the interior look as well as weakens the structural strength of the building.

      Similar to the overhead water tanks, it is also important to waterproof the sump tanks, swimming pools and other structures that hold water for a long period of time because these structures undergo more pressure and stress due to water than the other ones.

    Waterproofing treatment is one of the necessary treatments that every building needs to remain strong and last long. Hire a waterproofing contractor and waterproof your building too. You can hire one by just answering the form given above.

    Best leakage solutions for different parts of your house

    Waterproofing contractors are the professionals who specialize in waterproofing techniques by using quality waterproofing materials. Waterproofing contractors in Mumbai are thriving to find the best solutions for all the leakage or seepage problems. Waterproofing services in Mumbai provide you with solutions for leakage problems from terrace, walls, ceiling, and bathroom. There is a long list of waterproofing materials used for terrace, walls and other materials. Here is the description of some of the solutions to leakage problems.

    Terrace waterproofing methods and materials

    People commonly seek for terrace or ceiling water leakage solutions in Mumbai. In a tropical country like India, exposed to harsh climatic changes all over the year. This drastic changes in weather also play a significant role in damaging the terrace leading to ceiling water seepage. Some of the terrace leakage solutions are as follows

    1. The conventional brickbat coba method incorporated with new waterproofing techniques is still existing in the market. A layer of brickbats on the surface of the terrace grouted with the green mortar. Modern methods include additional finish with waterproof cement.

      Advantages: It is simple to construct, affordable and also provides slope to the roof for drainage of water too.

      Disadvantages: Harsh weather conditions lead to cracks, difficult to replace and add heavy dead load to the building.

    2. Cementitious coating waterproofing system is based on the modified acrylic polymers to create an elastic barrier to stop ingression of water. This coating also helps to enhance the durability of the already existing surface. A layer of coat provides you the leak-proof terrace or ceiling.

      Advantages: It is easy to apply, and the materials are available readily in the market. It also has high wear and tears resistance.

    3. Polymer modified Bitumen membrane waterproofing methods involve polymer or polyester reinforced bitumen for enhanced waterproofing. These materials are available as rolls that are laid on the surface of the terrace with the torch on method. These membranes are also known as the torch on membranes that helps you build a waterproof ceiling.

      Advantages: It is an inexpensive, readily available and provides a corrosion-free sealed surface.

      Disadvantages: When heated, bitumen fumes releases carcinogens that affect the health of the surrounding people.

    4. PU liquid membrane waterproofing method uses a polyurethane coating which helps in heat resistance as well as waterproofing. The procedure involves surface preparation, crack filling, priming, covering with PU coating, and sanding.

      Advantages: Highly elastic and resistant to heat and UV which prevents crack forming.

    5. PVC membrane waterproofing methods use a polyvinyl chloride membrane reinforced with polyester mesh. Unlike the PU membrane waterproofing method, the procedure involves surface preparation, crack filling, priming which is continued by heating with a torch and finished with aluminum paint on the surface.

      Advantages: It is highly insensitive to adverse weather conditions which promise high durability and last long.

    6. EPDM membrane or Synthetic rubber waterproofing methods involve a synthetic rubber compound which is proven to be the most efficient waterproofing material. The application of the EPDM membranes not just end with terraces and roofs, but also with pond linings and other purposes. The procedure is similar to the above method, but it uses adhesive instead of a torch to adhere to the surface.

      Advantages: It is resistant to heat, UV, impact, and tear, extremely flexible, and durable.

    Most of the terrace waterproofing contractors in Mumbai provide all these solutions listed here. These methods guarantee to deliver you leak proof solutions.

    Wall waterproofing techniques

    Walls get damp during the monsoon season usually which is an evidence of water or moisture ingress into the walls. This dampness leads to flaky patches of paints on the walls that damages the interior look of your house. There are many wall seepage solutions or waterproofing methods that help you to avoid these problems.

    A varied range of waterproofing materials is available in the market that helps you to protect your internal and external walls from external moisture or monsoon rains. Some of the wall water leakage solutions are

    1. Concrete waterproofing coating - This coating method provides a cementitious product that adheres to walls permanently. It works for any surface including painted walls.
    2. Silicate-based concrete sealer - This sealant reacts with the ingredients in the concrete wall to form a barrier that stops ingression of water. These sealants are also popularly known as leak seal, and it works only on unpainted walls.
    3. Waterproofing paint - These are quite popular, inexpensive and readily available in the market. It is similar to acrylic wall paints with additional waterproofing properties. Choose a gas permeable formulation that allows walls to breathe and eliminate moisture. Otherwise, it leads to pressure buildup inside the walls leading to furthermore cracks on it. It works on previously painted walls too.

    Bathroom waterproofing techniques

    Unlike the other areas of the house, these areas get exposed to water throughout the day. The primary idea of waterproofing the bathroom, kitchen and overhead tanks is to avoid water infiltration through the walls or floors of these areas. It is required to waterproof the base floor, walls and tile joints of the bathroom.

    Some of the bathroom leakage solutions are

    1. Waterproof tape - It blends tough, durable foil with a rubber adhesive to form an instant waterproof solution that seals leaks and gaps.
    2. Waterproof grout - It is the grout that holds waterproofing properties which makes it suitable for the bathroom, shower and swimming pool applications.
    3. Waterproof coat - It is cementitious polymer-based waterproof coating. This coating can be easily used by brushing a layer on the drainage pipes.
    4. Waterproof sealant - Sealants are readily available which can be used to create a waterproofing barrier at the wall-floor joints, window joints and balcony door joints.

    It is not easy to find the best waterproofing services in Mumbai who provides you with the quality services with standard materials. We are here to help you find the suitable waterproofing contractor who can cater your requirements. All you need to do is answer the questions above to enable us to understand your needs.

    Most commonly asked questions to a waterproofing

    What are the signs of water leakage in the building?

    Water seepage is very common among the 90% of the building owners in India. As concrete is porous by nature, it allows water to infiltrate into itself. The water leakage into the walls, basement, and ceiling are visible in many building, particularly during rainy seasons. Some of the signs of water leakage in the building are

    1. Evident water leakage from the ceiling, wall or the basement.
    2. Blistering of paints
    3. Dark spots on the walls
    4. Mold or mildew growth
    5. Water rings

    These signs warn about the leakage of water from somewhere inside the house or from outdoor. It is necessary to find the source of the water and seal the leak before getting into the waterproofing process.

    Why should I waterproof my house?

    Waterproofing can be beneficial to the house in many ways. Some of the benefits of waterproofing include its support in the enhancement of the structural strength of the building. Waterproofing helps in increasing the value of the house. Basement waterproofing protects the house from the risk of flooding. It promises a healthier space by stopping of the mold growth. It helps you avoid recurring electrical and wooden furniture repairs by blocking the way of moisture from getting into the house. It is essential to waterproof your house to get all these benefits and avoid the damages caused by water to your building.

    What are the major causes of water seepage in the building?

    The primary cause falls into two categories. One is due to the water leakage from various water sources in or around the building. It can be from the leakage from a broken pipeline inside the walls, water infiltration from the overhead tank, and seepage due to an increase in the groundwater level. The other significant cause is due to the rainwater. As mentioned earlier, concrete is naturally porous allowing water to enter the building. In some cases, the cracks in the building allow the water to infiltrate into it.

    How can I protect my house from monsoon rains?

    Waterproof your house. One of the other main sources of water that causes water seepage is rainwater. Both the downpour and the stagnant rainwater contribute to water infiltration into the house. Waterproofing solutions are the best plan to protect the building from monsoon rain.

    When should I waterproof my house?

    It is better to waterproof your building before the monsoon arrives. In Delhi, you need to avoid waterproofing your house in between July-September because Delhi faces the highest rainfall during the month of September. Some waterproofing methods do not go well with the presence of moisture or water. The pretreatment is necessary for such methods which involve heating of the surfaces to eliminate moisture and water. This pretreatment leads to additional expenses.

    Is it fine to ignore small cracks on the wall and minor leakage?

    Cracks can contribute much to the damage of the structural strength of the building. Even though if it is small or big, it leads to major damages. The cracks allow water to leak and the water expands the cracks in the meantime. Both the small cracks and minor leakage end up in big problems. It is important to seal the cracks, find the cause of the leakage and waterproof the wall or the ceiling.

    How long does it take to complete the waterproofing process?

    Some waterproofing methods cure faster in 3-4 days, and some other take 2 weeks to cure completely. The answer depends on the type of the waterproofing chemicals used in the method that you choose.

    How much does it cost approximately to waterproof the house?

    Similar to the question above, the cost also depends on the type of the waterproofing process. Approximately, the waterproofing cost is around Rs.30-100 per Sqft. Varying for different methods.

    Which waterproofing method is effective?

    Each waterproofing method is meant for different parts of the building such as the basement, terrace or roof, walls, water storage structures, kitchen, and bathroom. The basement waterproofing methods include waterproof tiles, cement, crystalline waterproofing, and torch on membranes. The terrace waterproofing methods include torch on membranes, waterproof cement, acrylic, and PU coatings. The waterproofing paints are usually preferred for exterior waterproofing and for walls. Silicone sealants and tapes are used for kitchen and bathroom waterproofing.

    How can I get rid of mold growth on the exterior or interior walls of the house?

    Waterproofing helps to get rid of mold growth which ruins the interior and exterior look of the building.

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