Terrace waterproofing is very critical, as a roof is always exposed to harsh weather conditions, climatic changes and rains.
The terrace surface tends to accumulate rainwater, which due course starts seeping inside the slab.
Over time, the deterioration of the surface will increase; Leading to more damage…
When it comes to waterproofing an exploited terrace, there are several steps and considerations to keep in mind.
Here is a general guide to help you understand the process.
Begin by inspecting the condition of your terrace.
Look for any cracks, damaged or loose tiles, or areas where water is pooling.
Identifying the existing issues will help you plan the necessary repairs and waterproofing measures.
Before applying waterproofing, address any structural issues or damage on the terrace.
Fix cracks, replace broken tiles, and ensure the surface is clean and free from debris.
The success of waterproofing largely depends on the surface preparation.
Clean the terrace thoroughly, removing any dirt, dust, grease, or loose particles.
Use a high-pressure washer or scrubbing brush to ensure a clean surface.
Apply a primer designed for terraces to enhance adhesion and promote a stronger bond between the waterproofing material and the surface.
Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for proper application and drying time.
Install a waterproofing membrane or coating on the terrace surface.
There are different types available, such as liquid-applied membranes, sheet membranes, or cementitious coatings.
Choose the appropriate product based on your terrace’s condition and your specific needs.