DR. FIXIT WATERPROOFING

Why get a Home Inspection done and what can be found through it

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A home inspection is done to assess the condition of a property with regards to the safety and state of its structure, and also looks for specific problems in other areas of the construction. Usually, professionals trained in property evaluation, not for its monetary value, but in terms of its safety and other mechanical conditions carry out the process. Although ...

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Water tank Waterproofing: What you should know!

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Water tanks in large complexes and even in small homes, are usually placed underground or overhead. Therefore there is always, a chance that water may seep through the common joints between the house and the tank; especially if the tank is badly constructed, or simply not waterproofed. This is a huge risk because leakage and seepage can damage your internal ...

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Ways Water Destroys Homes and Buildings

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Having a beautiful home is not enough, it requires a lot of effort to nurture it and take care of it, so that it remains in its best condition for years to come. Unfortunately, weather elements, especially rainwater can cause damage to homes and buildings over a period of time. Inevitably, there is wear and tear that happens and the ...

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Buying or renting a new apartment? Is the waterproofing done?

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Moving to a new environment can be an enjoyable proposition – a change of location and home is a rewarding experience and the entire process is filled with much excitement and anticipation. Scouting around for a house or an apartment necessitates much effort to ensure that all requirements are met in terms of size, budget, location, access, proximity to schools, ...

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How Waterproofing Helps Extend The Life Of The Structure

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Waterproofing isn’t a new world phenomenon. As early as 3500 BC, the Egyptians were using bitumen emulsion to protect the tombs against the flooding of the Nile. In fact, waterproofing is among the oldest trades, third only to carpentry and masonry. And yet, even in 2016, so many of us remain treacherously unaware of its integral importance in protecting our ...

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Health Hazards of Water Leakage in the Monsoon

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The music of the falling rain is a welcome change after every harsh summer. Thoughts of a cosy, warm evening are always associated with the monsoons. But this wonderful is soon rained on (literally), if your home is not waterproofed. It is easy to put off repairs, year after year, citing financial reasons or inconvenience, but if you knew how ...

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Freedom from Dampness!

Freedom from Dampness

India, is a beautiful tropical country, at some point you must have experienced the rains. The rains play a large role in the moisture and leakages in our walls. Though this is not the only reason for wall moisture, but definitely the main one. Water seepage is incredibly annoying to property owners. It is also challenging to engineers, architects, contractors ...

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Freedom From Dampness

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“Knowledge is freedom and ignorance is slavery.”   – Miles Davis One of the things that amazes me most about the world today is how much information is available, just a click away, and yet, how little we choose to learn, to acquire the knowledge that would liberate us from the shackles we don’t even know exist. And my own ignorance ...

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Freedom From Dampness With Dr. Fixit

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As we march towards Independence Day, I am reminded of my school days when I had the responsibility of waking up the neighbors for the flag hoisting ceremony in our locality. A duty I performed with great pride and enthusiasm. Such is the spirit of Independence Day. While we are a proud and independent nation, I wish we were truly ...

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Freedom from Dampness

Happy Homes: Freedom from Dampness

It’s India’s Independence week; and every August, this time of the year, freedom is the buzz word in our media networks, social media and institutions. But are we really free? Yes and no. Apart from the raging social and economic problems we are struggling to untangle, everyday problems like the dampness and mold in our homes are something that we ...

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