Tag Archives: Waterproofing solutions

What is Efflorescence and how to treat it?

Efflorescence Walls

Efflorescence is the whitish deposits you see on walls and masonry. The local names for it are Kallar and Shora. Efflorescence is not a good sign as it means that the quality of construction material may not have been the best. Due to the use of salt water during construction and through rains, the salts (like sulfates or magnesium, sodium, ...

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How to create a waterproofed home?

rain on thassos

A home is foremost a safe shelter for its inhabitants. If your home is not waterproofed, it negates the very purpose of a safe haven that you can come back to each day. So how can you create a waterproofed home? Essentially, barring the foundation, which has to be sturdy, strong and waterproofed, there are five key areas that you ...

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Solutions to not so common tile problems

Simpolo India morbi tiles ceramics

The most beautiful and expensive tiles can appear tacky and distasteful if they are not installed properly. Right from an alignment of the edges of patterns being matched, it is important to hire workers who know their job well. Apart from the more obvious issues with tile installations, there are several other, not so common problems that can occur during ...

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Bathroom Waterproofing Mistakes

bathroom interior design

The bathroom is one area which is constantly exposed to water and moisture, which can lead to the build-up of dampness. In addition, any leakage or cracks and breaks in the tiles on the walls and floor can cause water to seep through and cause further damage. Waterproofing remains an essential element in the construction of the bathrooms and is ...

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How to select flooring for each room of your house

Living room furniture chair

It is important to select flooring after careful consideration, as it has a large impact on your interiors and decor. It is also expensive and requires much effort to update periodically, it, therefore makes sense to pay attention to it during the construction of your home while remodeling. Having said that, constant innovations in flooring materials, designs and patterns make ...

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

living room waterproofing

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?

waterproofing

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?

water-leakages

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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