WATERPROOFING SYSTEM FOR EACH AREA IN THE HOUSE?

How to prevent water-leakage in basement or lift pit

Problem

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WHAT CAUSES LEAKAGE PROBLEMS OF EACH AREA

Main causes of leakage problems;

1. Concrete is naturally porous even though admixture to reduce porosity, as known as waterproofing admixture, is added, water can still permeates through small porosities inside concrete.

2. Water leaks through cracks

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LEAKAGE FROM FLAT ROOFS OR ROOF TILES

These problems will happen if there is no proper waterproofing.

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LEAKAGE FROM EXTERNAL WALL

These problems will happen if there is no proper waterproofing Splash of rain and water coming down from the roof penetrate through porosities inside the wall, which will swell the wall inside. Moreover, there would be excess water on the floor that could lead to problem to floor covering material.

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LEAKAGE THROUGH CRACKS BETWEEN WALLS AND FLOORS

These problems will occur if there is no proper waterproofing

1. Water leaks through cracks between external walls and floors and falls on internal wall.

2. This makes swollen wall, peel-off paint.

3. Water falls down into beams, columns, and makes them being swollen as well.

4. Accumulation of water on ceiling will drop down into the room.

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LEAKAGE FROM BATHROOM UPSTAIRS

These problems will occur if there is no proper waterproofing Water permeates through tiling mortars and concrete onto ceilings and makes them peeling off with unpleasant yellowish stain.