On-Site Waterproofing Needs and Requirements



How to meet the On-site Waterproofing Needs?

Time and again we have realized and discussed the importance of on-site waterproofing. During the construction phase, it is advisable to employ good waterproofing chemicals in order to maintain the strength and quality of the construction. If not, the concrete used for construction can start to deteriorate and eventually cause water leaks and seepage. Water seeping through various cervixes into the walls, basements, and ceilings may become an everyday occurrence to you. So, in this blog, we will discuss the significance of on-site waterproofing and how to use building materials for on-site construction effectively to avoid water leaks in the future.

Reasons Behind Water Seepage in Construction Sites 

There may be many reasons why water seeps through the construction sites - before or after the construction phase. But it can be quite unpleasant to deal with. Rain, runoff, and groundwater are the three main sources of water that enter a building site. The most obvious source of water on a building site is rain. When it rains, water either rushes off, following gravity or seeps into the ground.

While the majority of rain falls downhill, some of it soaks into the earth and becomes groundwater. It is more obvious after heavy rainfall or when the snow melts. A constructive pile foundation at the foundation can aid in minimizing the impact of runoff on a building's foundation by directing water away from the structure rather than towards it. Know more about the water seepage issues and how to fix them before they become big in detail through this blog.

How to Minimize Water Leakage at Construction Sites?

There are many ways to combat this issue. However, the best way is to employ professional and high-quality construction materials for on-site construction sites. We will discuss the 3 most effective ways to overcome this issue during construction - 

  1. With the right grading, you can direct water away from the digging site. Funneling water from the dig area is essential to keep it as dry as possible while constructing and waterproofing the foundation. In this manner, water runoff will drain away from the ground in the occurrence of rain or snow. Also during the construction using construction chemical like Micronsil 30C Plus, will help in the reduction of the water content in the mixture and makes the plaster impenetrable. 

  1. Drainage should be put in place to get rid of water at the base. A suitable drainage system will transport the excess water from the basement as groundwater seeps through the soil and stone encircles it, rather than allowing it to collect or sodden the soil. A perforated pipe, typically made of PVC or corrugated plastic, lying on a coating of stone, a filtering layer to prevent debris, silt, and sand from getting into the pipe, and stone that is repopulated over the drainage tile to allow water to seep into it are all components of a drain tile.

  2. The brick foundation should be covered with a protective layer or coating. Make sure that the cement has fully dried before putting the sheet membrane into a concrete foundation when it's time to install the water seal or coating. To avoid the waterproofing trapping extra water within, concrete must be fully cured because it continues to produce water vapor as it dries. For this, the best thing to use is 20 MCC's precast structure construction to avoid any kind of leaks and fill all the gaps that may have developed in the concrete.

Following the steps mentioned above to minimize the water leakage issue at the construction site, if you are looking for Guide To using Waterproofing Chemicals during New Construction, do check this blog to have detailed knowledge. 

A good waterproofing company like 20 MCC is the only and the best solution for your on-site waterproofing needs. Before you embark on the journey of construction, make sure that you have consulted 20 MCC - the ultimate waterproofing expert in India.