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Roof waterproofing

You do know that a roof is exposed to severe weather conditions throughout the year. If a Roof is not waterproofed properly, it leads to damp patches on the ceiling. In the case of severe cases, water seeps down and results in leakages. That’s why we recommend roof waterproofing for new home owners. With this solution, no more do you have to face the hassles of water dripping from your roof.

Recommended Solution

Dr. Fixit Roofseal range of solutions works as the right roof waterproofing for new home owners.

  • 1. Dr. Fixit Roofseal: An elastomeric liquid bituminous waterproofing membrane, which gives excellent waterproofing and is extremely easy to use.
  • 2. Dr. Fixit Roofseal Flex: Two component elastomeric liquid cementitous waterproofing membrane, which provides excellent adhesion to the mother slab. It’s easy to use.

Conventional Method

Conventional methods of terrace waterproofing include brickbat coba or mud phuska. They are rigid and do not move with temperature variations, resulting in cracks and causing seepage.

Budget Solution

Use Dr. Fixit Pidicrete URP an economical waterproofing liquid which is to be mixed with cement and applied on the mother slab.

FAQ's

Q. Why roof waterproofing for new home owners has become essential?

Terrace waterproofing is a very critical area as it is always exposed to harsh weather conditions, climatic changes and rains. The terrace surface tends to accumulate rain water, which in due course starts seeping inside the slab. Over time the deterioration of the surface will increase leading to more damage.

Q. What are the precautions to be taken for avoiding terrace leakages?

Following areas need to be given special attention while waterproofing

  • Pipes running over the roof or parapet wall
  • Electric wires or cables conduits
  • Rainwater drain outlets with proper size and number
  • Threshold at the staircase door
  • Water tank, dish antenna, split AC unit bases
  • During surface preparation, an important thing is the fitting of drain outlets

Q. I am constructing my new home in Gurgaon. Please help me understand if there any other options over Brick Bat for terrace waterproofing?

Yes, there are waterproof liquid applied membranes like Dr. Fixit Roofseal used for new terrace waterproofing. This completely eliminates your conventional Brickbat coba system. The membrane has 500% elongation, which easily accommodates thermal expansions and contraction in slab. It has crack bridging ability up to 2 mm. It has to be covered with screed to protect from UV rays.

Q. Does Dr. Fixit provide trained applicators to come and provide guidance while building my new home?

Of course. Why not? All you have to do is call our Dr. Fixit Advice Centre at 1800 209 5504 and register your query. We will assist you with the trained applicator and completely advice you on waterproofing from foundation to roof.

Q. Which are the critical areas of waterproofing? I am building my new home in Indore that’s why I wanted to know if it’s essential to waterproof the entire house.

It is very much essential to plan for waterproofing your house before starting the new construction. Generally, there are 4 critical areas in a house from which water starts seeping inside. Bathroom & Kitchen

  • External Walls
  • Foundation
  • Roof

That’s why terrace waterproofing shouldn’t be ignored.

Dr. Fixit presents Leak Free Homes wherein we provide you comprehensive solutions for making your house waterproof. You can call us on 1800 29 5504 and register with us. You can also watch Leak Free Home video on youtube or visit us at www.drfixit.co.in

Q. Can someone from Dr. Fixit meet my architect and explain him the various products used for waterproofing of the house?

Dr. Fixit is always there to guide you through terrace waterproofing. Our personnel can meet your architect and explain him our LeakFree Home Concept. We help make it completely waterproof.

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