DR. FIXIT WATERPROOFING

Useful tips and cost saving advice to help you with your waterproofing project

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This is the best time to take stock of your house and assess any repairs that might be required. The blistering heat right now will soon be replaced by afternoon showers and the monsoons, across the country, making home repairs difficult. Effective waterproofing for your home also assumes critical importance to ensure you are house ready for the rains. Waterproofing, ...

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How does foundation waterproofing strengthen the entire structure/building?

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A building’s foundation or that of a house is literally what holds the whole structure together, more accurately what the home is built on. A weak foundation results in a weaker structure. Foundations are subjected to a variety of problems and the most prominent and common of these are the problems caused by dampness and water logging. Water logging in ...

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Why is home renovation important before monsoon?

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Healthy check of your home- check for dampness, cracks and leakages. Monsoon is a season, which, though pleasing to the senses and feels beautiful, is a nightmare for home maintenance. Monsoon brings with it problems for the walls, doors and sometimes even the tiles of houses. Irrespective of whether the home is an apartment or a bungalow, irrespective of whether ...

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Awareness among citizens to understand the importance of buildings being kept healthy

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The health of a building is directly linked to the health and wellbeing of everyone living or working within that space. Although, as a citizen, awareness about the health of buildings might be low, there are several guidelines and blueprints in place from several governments and private agencies on ensuring compliance with environmental factors, sustainability, design and practices that best ...

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Understanding Society Repairs and Waterproofing

Residential Apartment

Community living is an integral part of human society. More so in big cities, where multi-storied apartments are a common residential choice. While living in a society has its advantages, it comes with the additional responsibility of shared accountability of upkeep and timely repairs of common spaces. Small repairs, if ignored over time, can lead to major damages to the ...

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The difference between waterproofing and damp proofing

waterproofing and damp proofing

Although we tend to use the terms waterproofing and damp proofing interchangeably, there is a significant difference between the two. Waterproofing is far more effective as it keeps water in its various states from crossing a surface, therefore moisture from the soil, water vapour and water under hydrostatic pressure is efficiently barred. Whereas damp proofing only controls water vapour from ...

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Water And Dampness Affect Your Home Structure

Water And Dampness for House

Water – that essential element for all living beings. A force of nature that is known as much for its essential role in sustaining life, as it is for its potential for destruction. And your own home is as susceptible to damage from this element as anything else. Floors, roof, walls, electric fittings, and even the foundation of your home: ...

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Why is there a need for terrace waterproofing?

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Terraces are the first point of contact with rain and if the water stays on it then the last one too. So it is very important to provide a proper slope to your terrace and a sufficient number of water outlets. Apart from this, a thorough waterproofing of the terrace helps in avoiding lots of future expenses. Waterproofing terrace during ...

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Impact of leakages on the health of a family

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There is something about a fresh, airy, clean home that radiates volumes! Whether your home is minimalistic, luxuriously baroque, contemporary, or traditional; whether it’s an old city bungalow or a busy street apartment; a vintage red-oxide floored abode or a wonderfully kitschy little flat in the sub-urban areas – the words ‘warm’ and ‘cozy’ give out a certain positive vibe ...

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