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Waterproofing Solutions For Every Budget

With the festive season now in full swing, we homeowners are doing double duty to make our houses look beautiful and welcoming. But an attractive home is a lot more than walls painted in stunning colours. There are secret foes of long lasting beauty that could very well be creeping towards the surface of your walls even as you read this. Water leakage, cracks, and mold might be teaming up to damage your beautiful home. Your terrace, outer walls, water tanks, foundation and wet areas, if not waterproofed are especially vulnerable to these villains showing up and stealing the good looks of your home.

Waterproofing is often seen as a massive expense by homeowners who don’t fully understand the long-lasting, painful and extremely expensive implications of foregoing this crucial safeguard against the most damaging element – Water. Besides, it’s a gross misconception that waterproofing burns a massive hole in your pockets. Trusted waterproofing experts and leaders like Dr. Fixit ensure that waterproofing comes with a wide and exhaustive range of products suitable for every budget. With its innovative products and solutions, Dr. Fixit offers solutions in building repairs, sealants and putties, coatings and paints, grouts, flooring and concrete solutions; ensuring that your home retains its beauty and warmth for years to come.

Below is a list of some of Dr. Fixit’s waterproofing solutions. With their ease of use and cost- effectiveness, they ensure more than a satisfactory return on your investment. They ensure the health and longevity of your home.

Roof Waterproofing
The terrace is the most affected part of a building, most exposed to the elements. Leakage through the terrace can cause severe dampness in the ceilings. Dr. Fixit Roofseal is an elastomeric liquid bituminous waterproofing membrane which gives excellent roof waterproofing and is extremely easy to use. Dr. Fixit Roofseal Flex is an elastomeric liquid cementitious waterproofing membrane which provides excellent adhesion to the mother slab and is extremely easy to use.

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Bathroom Waterproofing Repairing a leaking bathroom is a lengthy and expensive process. Dr. Fixit Bathseal range of products is a comprehensive solution to make your bathroom completely leak-free. It seals all 4 critical areas in a bathroom like floor bed, shower splash zone, sanitary fittings and nahani trap and drainage pipes.

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Waterproofing Cement by nature shrinks over time, resulting in cracks in the plaster and concrete. Water-Cement ratio is not maintained at sites, causing capillaries to form resulting in leakages and dampness in due course of time. Dr. Fixit Pidiproof LW+ is like a “Tonic” for cement and can be added to cement wherever it is used. It enhances the properties of cement and provides major benefits like no rusting of steel bars, no cracks and no dampness. Foundation Waterproofing Water, through its capillary movement, can rise from the soil to the building, passing through an unprotected foundation, and eventually reaching and damaging your walls.
Dr. Fixit Soyseal is a bituminous based waterproofing liquid that helps protect your structure against alcohol, salt solution and mild acid/alkali present in the soil.
External Wall Waterproofing
External walls bear the direct brunt of rain and other elements. It’s important not just to decorate these walls, but also to protect them through waterproofing.
Dr. Fixit Raincoat is a high-performance waterproof coating for all types of externally plastered and concrete walls, especially for the rain lashed walls. It provides dual benefit of aesthetics with waterproofing property to external walls.
Dr. Fixit Crack-X Shrinkfree is a one-time ready to use, crack filler for all plastered surfaces for internal & external cracks up to 10 mm width and depth. It prevents water leakage through cracks.

Water Tanks Waterproofing
Water tanks are made of concrete which can crack over time. It is an expensive and inconvenient process to repair an existing water tank. But waterproofing solutions can avoid that expense and heartache.
Dr. Fixit Fastflex is suitable for achieving waterproofing for water retaining structures such as swimming pools, water tanks and other wet areas. It gives strong bonding, efficient waterproofing and excellent resistance to hydrostatic water pressure by forming a highly elastic seamless coating.
Dr. Fixit Pidifin 2K is a high-performance flexible waterproofing membrane which gives an impermeable waterproof barrier and bridges small cracks. It can be used for chajjas, parapet walls and small water tanks.

About Pratishtha Khan

pratishtha.khan@thehappyhomes.co.in'
Pratishtha Shrotriya Khan blogs at breakfastprojekt.com and spends a large chunk of her leisure time creating and sourcing practical and affordable DIY solutions for home decor. Selected as one of the JUICE Magazine's Super Bloggers in 2014, she divides her time between her profession as a content writer and her passion as a creator of pretty things to adorn her home in Mumbai.

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