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Get Your Bathroom Waterproofing Done in 10 Easy Steps

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May


10 Tips For Waterproofing Your Bathroom

Tips for Bathroom Waterproofing:
The overabundance of moisture in the structural probity of the household can adverselyaffect the conditions of the bathroom where moisture is the dominant factor. In every home  the kitchen and the bathrooms are renovated more often as they are highly prone to excessive water damage due to water pipes and washbasins. So, it is evident that for any long-lasting structural integrity, the key solution is bathroom waterproofing. Let’s understand in deep the tips for bathroom waterproofing.


10 Tips To Help You With Bathroom Waterproofing Solutions

  1. Use of Waterproof Building Materials

  2. Ensure Proper Plumbing

  3. Ensure Easy Access to Plumbing

  4. Install Exhaust Fan

  5. Use Tile as a Wall Surface

  6. Seal All Cracks And Holes With Cracksil

  7. Apply Waterproofing Chemicals On The Floor For Bathroom Sealing 

  8. Make Sure the Shower or Tub Is Watertight

  9. Seal All The Corners And Edges By Applying For Water Repellent Services

  10.  Apply Waterproofing Chemical And Do Tiling

1. Use of Waterproof Building Materials

For most parts of the house, building materials like wood, jute, paper, or bamboo are highly preferred. However, when it comes to excessive moisture zones bathroom materials like stone, metal, and ceramic are some ideal materials preferred to use while constructing bathrooms, and to keep the bathrooms waterproof Micronsil 30C Plus is preferred to use with cement and other building materials to prevent space free from moisture and other decay for long. When working on tiling a tub or shower, ensure the backer-board is made up of superior quality bathroom waterproofing material which can be sealed efficiently. Select those materials which can retain moisture, when you are planning for the bathroom remodeling.

2. Ensure Proper Plumbing

Any small errors amid the installation of the plumbing pipe can be hazardous and cost thousands of dollars for repairs if bathroom waterproofing is not done properly. Though most people prefer DIY solutions and for that use Tigersil, a convenient DIY waterproofing material for all types of waterproofing problems. But if DIY is not convenient for you and if you are not 100 percent confident about your skills then waterproofing experts like 20MCC can provide you with waterproofing services, that can be availed easily by booking service on website. 

3. Ensure Easy Access to Plumbing

One of the best decisions you can take for bathroom waterproofing is to keep convenient access to the bathtub or shower plumbing through the service panel. It is a better option to work on plumbing such that the wall has an opening to 

permit the water supply lines which can be monitored and repaired by the waterproofing company easily. 

4. Install Exhaust Fan

To vent out the air brimming with moisture, one of the best solutions is to install a superior quality exhaust fan that evades away at least 50 cubic feet per minute (CFM) intermittently and 20 CFM recurrently. When the bathroom is of a larger size, a more powerful fan can be used specially designed with infrared heat bulbs. This is a good trick to keep away access to water and keep your bathroom waterproofed for long.


5. Use Tile as a Wall Surface

One of the solutions for bathroom waterproofing is to use ceramic or porcelain tiles for the walls to curb water penetration. These tiles are used in contemporary bathrooms as the surface material for complete walls or just the wainscoting or backsplashes. 

6. Seal All Cracks And Holes WithCracksil


To get the ultimate bathroom waterproofing solution, it is vital that during any bathroom remodeling process, one must efficiently seal all the cracks and holes present on the surfaces, corners of the walls, and floors. Cracksil is widely used as a wall-crack filler given its high stability for expansion during or after construction. This can be easily applied following the steps mentioned or one can hire an expert to apply the solution. 

7. Apply Waterproofing Chemicals On The Floor For Bathroom Sealing 

When selectingconstruction chemicals for the flooring of a bathroom, one should not prefer building materials like hardwood, engineered wood, or bamboo. The ideal choice could be tiles made of ceramic or porcelain or luxury vinyl planks for an elegant look as wood or stone and efficiently blocks the penetration of water. Nanosil is an effective waterproofing chemical with nanotechnology to prevent accessive leakage. This product can be applied priorly or post the flooring of the bathroom. When sealing off the flooring, ensure the waterproofing layer gives a cover to the shower drain and has adequate overlap amid the sealing membranes. 

8. Make Sure the Shower or Tub Is Watertight

For any water damages incurred in the bathroom, the main problem occurs because of the tub or shower, so ensure it is watertight. This aspect requires consultation from 20MCC, a waterproofing company that uses customized tile showers along with the shower pan. The waterproofing experts use certain waterproof backer boards or membranes positioned on the back of the tile to make sure the moisture cannot penetrate the wall cavities. 

9. Seal All The Corners And Edges By Applying For Water Repellent Services 

Water repellant services by 20mcc provide a hydrophobic coating to block the water ingress and repel water which becomes more effective if a coating is done properly with nanotechnology materials like Nanosil. Nanosil can be a highly competent waterproofing chemical for sealing all the corners and edges to ensure that no water penetrates within.


10. Apply Waterproofing Chemical And Do Tiling 

During bathroom remodeling, it is vital to apply waterproofing chemicals like Tigersil and then proceed with tiling,which can be applied on the outside and inside of the wall without any technical skills. 


Worried About Bathroom Waterproofing? 20MCC is Here to Help! 

With years of expertise in bathroom waterproofing solutions, 20 MCC can be your true guide to identifying the loopholes in your bathroom construction and repair. We provide you ultimate solutions to keep excessive moisture ingress at bay. Book your free consultation now!