Waterproofing Applications for your structure- Concrete Care

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Waterproofing Applications

Waterproofing is one of the most important aspects of any structure. It is often avoided which might result in a devastative result. Waterproofing application is required at concrete structures to keep moisture out of the facility and to protect the structural components of concrete and embedded reinforcing steel. If the integrity of the concrete is maintained, it can remain waterproof. 

Natural factors like air, water, climate, wind and humidity govern the life of a building, apart from the occupancy load. Water (through humidity and rains) is the prime source of degrading or harming a structure, right from its foundation to its plaster if the structure is not well protected from it. Water through its capillary action enters and hampers the strength of concrete, thereby making it susceptible to corrosion. This is observed in building through the development of cracks on plaster, rot formation on walls and presence of moisture on the ceiling.

Waterproofing is required to protect the structural contents from water infiltration that can cause structural damage to the concrete or corrosion to the embedded steel. Concrete is by design a porous material, and water can pass through it by hydrostatic pressure, water vapor gradient or capillary action. Water can also enter at cracks, structural defects or at improperly designed or installed joints. Waterproofing is also required to eliminate deterioration to the concrete that can occur from the exterior and interior chemicals that are present at the building site. Good adhesion between the concrete surface and the waterproofing membrane is also essential to prevent water migration and leakage if there are any openings or imperfections in the membrane or concrete surface.

Waterproofing applications of concrete care

Concrete Care India Pvt Ltd, delivers world-class services, products, and technologies to their clients with assured quality. They are very well known applicators and have in-depth domain knowledge and ensure that they provide the best solutions to their clients. Concrete Care continues to evolve as an organization and is committed to excellence in every aspect. They cater to engineers, contractors, and applicators.

They cater to engineers, contractors, and applicators. Their service range involves- waterproofing, concrete repair and rehabilitation, industrial flooring and wall coating, floor treatment, topping, protective coatings and bonding, injection grouting, structural strengthening, maintenance of heritage structures, tile fixing, corrosion solution, tile fixing solutions and many more. All of their products are procured from renowned manufacturers of the market and hence assured of supreme quality. The products offered by them are widely appreciated in the market for having characteristics like accurate composition, purity, longer shelf life and precise pH value.