Are you tired of finding water leaks in your bathroom? The owner of lower flat is also complaining for the seepage in ceiling? If so! Than you need to hire professionals to fix this problem. Finding the water leaks is not your cup of tea as there are many reasons which lead to serious leakage problems. Our shower rooms are the most used area in our house. So, you can’t find whether the water is coming from taps joints, pipe joints, floor tiles or under floor tiles.
Usually, the main root of water leakage problem is negligence of most builders while construction. Contractor and builders always save their penny by using low quality products and even they didn’t pay attention to precautionary steps of leakage problem in bathroom. Even you also concentrate on beautiful tiles, designer washbowl, bath tub, fancy showers fittings instead of Implementing bathroom waterproofing system prior to these aesthetic fittings.
Common defects in your bathroom that causes water leakage problem is seepage through structural joint, leakage at pipe joints and penetration, rust staining, leakage through porous concrete and floor traps. It not only damage the aesthetic beauty of your shower room but also weaken the walls of lower flat. Damaged walls, a walls with blistering paint and stains on ceilings are the clear sign of bathroom leak. As per the experts of waterproofing, the 1-month old leakage problem reduces the life of your structure and its repairing costs will definitely burn hole in your pocket.
So, waterproofing bathroom is the most important parameter one should adopt.
Measure to prevent your bathroom from leakage problem:
- Prior to fitting floor tiles, make sure your contractor has used waterproofing seal on pipe joints.
- Corners of the bathroom are more prone to leakage problems. So the area between floor and walls should be rounded with water tight cement and waterproofing membrane to avoid any issue later on.
- On the side walls of your bathroom, Waterproofing membrane should be applied up to 1800mm height and 1500mm width.
- Before putting tiles, water penetration test is must to avoid repairing expenses after installation.
- Use water resistant adhesive on walls before putting tiles if you don’t want your tiles to fall off.