Waterproofing is the process of making an object or structure waterproof or water-resistant so that it remains relatively unaffected by water or resisting the ingress of water under specified conditions. Such items may be used in wet environments or underwater to specified depths.
After a leakage problem has been diagnosed, five classic approaches to an acceptable resolution can be explored: Crack/Joint Routing, Caulking, and/or Dry-packing. Crack/Joint Injection, Chemical Grouting. Water Management & Drainage.
While it technically is possible to waterproof over existing waterproofing, it is not something we would recommend. Alternatively, we recommend you invest in remedial waterproofing such as that we offer at Remedial Property Solutions.Bad waterproofing creates serious risks to the integrity of the building.
To waterproof your roof or terrace, you have to first prepare it, cleaning through the cracks and the entire area. Use a high-quality crack-fill paste or powder such as Berger Homeshield Crackfill and apply 2 coats (as required) inside the cracks..
Using high-quality liquid waterproofing compound in the starting stage with cement and sand can be effective. Otherwise, use a waterproof coating before painting your exterior walls to prevent water leakage.