Home > Home Owner Repair > Dampness in Internal walls

Dampness in Internal walls

The first sign of water ingress is often the appearance of damp patches on walls & ceiling. The long term effect of water penetration can damage the internal walls paint.

Recommended Solution

 Use Dr. Fixit Wonderproof 1&2 for severe dampness in internal walls. Dr.Fixit Wonderproof 1 is a single component waterproof coating to be applied directly on damp surface. Dr. Fixit Wonderprrof 2 is a waterproofing leveling plaster for a smooth finished wall.

  • Revolutionary waterproofing system for severe dampness
  • No need to break plaster
  • Quick drying technology and easy to apply
  • Tough and flexible coating  

Conventional Method

  • Cement based putty or oil bound primer. It does not form impermeable film
  • Resulting in recurring dampness

Budget Solution

Use Dr. Fixit Dampguard a heavy duty epoxy waterproofing coating for treating internal damp walls. Reduces water absorption and permeability Tough and flexible ecofriendly epoxy coating Life expectancy 4 years.

FAQ's

 Q. During monsoon water seeps into my bedroom at the window level. How do I stop it ?

Generally windows are fixed in the wall after the masonry work is complete. While doing so, a gap is bound to exist between the window frames and masonry. This gap may widen with time, creating all sorts of leakage problems. After a detailed inspection, apply Dr. Fixit Silicone Sealantin these gaps. Dr. Fixit Silicone Sealant is highly flexible which accommodates any movements caused by thermal expansion & contraction and is UV resistant.

Q. What is the remedy for salt petre shora

It depends on what substrate the phenomenon occurs. The salts are due to the reaction between water and salts present in the sand or bricks naturally. It is called as &ldquoefflorescence&rdquo. The place can be scraped off thoroughly and apply epoxy based coating like Dr. Fixit Dampguard.

Q What are the different reasons for internal wall dampness? What is the solution you recommend?

There are multiple reasons &ndash like rising dampness from high ground water table, cracks through which rain water seeps inside, seepage from adjoining leaking walls of bathroom and kitchen. The current traditional waterproofing methods are not enough to tackle the severe dampness occurring due to these reasons. You need a specialized treatment to arrest this dampness permanently. Dr. Fixit Wonderproofsystem is a unique& universal waterproofing treatment for severe internal dampness. You need not break the wall plaster to reach to brick level to waterproof it. It is directly applied on damp internal wall by brush and is very easy to use. Due to quick drying technology, the job is done very quickly. This treated wall can be plastered with waterproof levelling plaster to remove the undulations and give a smooth finish.

Pidilite