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Roof waterproofing

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 case of severe cases, water seeps down and results in leakages.

Recommended Solution

Dr. Fixit Roofseal Range of solutions for Waterproofing of new roofs.

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 and easy to use.

 

Conventional Method

Conventional methods of terrace waterproofing includes 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 cemeent and applied on the mother slab

FAQ's

Q. What is the need for Roof waterproofing?

Roof 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
  • Rain water drain outlets with proper size and number
  • Threshold at the stair case 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 and would like to understand are 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 and 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 whilst building my new home?

Yes. You will have to call our Dr. Fixit Advice Centre at 1800 209 5504 and register your query. They will assist you with the trained applicator and completely advice you on waterproofing from foundation to roof.

Q. I would like to build my new home in Indore and would like to understand which are the critical areas of waterproofing? Is it 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

  • Roof,
  • Bathroom & Kitchen,
  • External Walls,
  • Foundation.

Dr. Fixit presents LeakFree 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 LeakFree 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?

Yes. Dr. Fixit personnel can meet your Architect and explain him our LeakFree Home Concept for making a new house completely waterproof.  

 

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