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Easy Roof Waterproofing Checklist

 

Let us paint you a scenario: you’re at home on the weekend, preparing for guests to come in. You’ve prepared the best meal possible and cleaned your house spotless. Suddenly, you notice a damp spot on your wall flacking your precious paint. Not good, right?

According to our consumer research, about 73% of all homes have some form of water seepage/leakage problems. A majority of which, are because of water seeping in through the roof and terraces, as it is one of the most exposed parts of your house. This water in your walls can lead to not only structural damages but also make hosting your guests, in your otherwise perfect homes, a difficult job.

Water seepage & leakage damage - Asian Paints
Water seepage and leakage damage the structural integrity on homes.

Roof waterproofing can go a long way in keeping your homes in pristine condition. And since waterproofing could be a bit difficult, we’ve prepared a checklist, so you don’t miss out on anything important!

TABLE OF CONTENTS

WATERPROOFING CHECKLIST FOR YOUR TERRACE- TRADITIONAL METHOD

 

Broken pipeline or leaking overhead tank - Asian Paints

Identify the source of the leakage

This could be a broken pipeline or a leaking overhead tank. If you can’t see anything actively causing the problem, it could be rainwater seeping through the crack and gaps.

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Research the multiple methods of waterproofing available

Many waterproofing methods have been developed over the years, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. Out of all these methods, you need to find the method perfect for your roof’s leakage conditions.

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Take measurements of your roof

Time to take those measuring tapes out or look for the building plans if you can, to understand how much material your roof will need to be completely waterproofed.

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Finding and contacting waterproofing professionals

You need the right people to make sure your waterproofing is done perfectly. Then you need to check for their availability.

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Get a quote

Warning: a minor panic attack is common at this stage. 

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Contact more Professionals for more quotes

An optional step if you can’t find the right professional waterproofing contractor who suits your budget the first time.

Make living arrangements for yourself in middle of waterproofing process - Asian Paints

Make living arrangements for several days or prepare to live in the middle of a waterproofing process

Roof waterproofing can take several days of work. Depending on the method, it can also involve completely breaking your roof down and rebuilding it.

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Hope the waterproofing solution lasts

Most waterproofing methods turn out to be temporary solutions that don’t last more than a year or two. 

ASIAN PAINTS METHOD

Fortunately for you, Asian Paints’ SmartCare range provides an alternate method of roof waterproofing. The combination of Damp Proof or Damp-Proof Ultra and roof tapes is an easy application process which doesn’t take more than two days and is just as simple as applying a coat of paint to your roofs. What’s more, with a warranty of up to 10 years, you can host as many parties as possible at your home without a worry. Also, its excellent surface reduction property will keep your roof/terraces cool even during summertime!

Damp Proof waterproof paint provides 8 Years warranty and up to 10-degree Celsius surface temperature reduction.

Damp Proof waterproof paint provides 8 Years warranty and up to 10-degree Celsius surface temperature reduction.

SmartCare Damp Proof Range gives 10 years warranty - Asian Paints

The best part? All you need to do is give a call on 80504 80504 or visit https://www.asianpaints.com/products/waterproofing-solutions.html  and our experts will schedule an appointment and provide a 360-degree waterproofing solution.

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