Waterproofing for adjacent houses


Today, the construction of adjacent houses has become quite commonplace in urban areas such as Ho Chi Minh City or other populated areas. This type of house is usually adjacent to the surrounding houses, so if the waterproofing is not done well from the beginning it is easy to lead to leaking, even leaking from one home to another.

According to the share of architects, usually the junction between the two houses usually have a very small gap so it is not plastered, this is the cause of the leakage of the wall after a period of use. . So how to overcome the leakage of adjacent houses? The article below will share three cases of waterproofing walls and how to fix your reference:

First, rainwater flows down between the two walls

Rain will flow in the middle of the wall down to lead to penetrate water and moldy. To overcome this situation, whether two adjacent houses are higher or equal, the adjacent place should be placed a gutter to prevent the water from flowing down. According to experience, it is recommended to coat 2 more layers of Elast paint with good UV resistance and extend the service life of the sheet.

Second, it is absorbed from house to house

This occurs when the plumbing or neighboring floor is subject to water leakage. If this condition is not overcome soon it will spread to neighboring houses.

In this case you need to use the waterproof material from the beginning to avoid inconvenience during use. Therefore, in the process of construction to ensure safety immediately adjacent to the adjacent two adjacent walls you should build solid brick, mortar, plaster, wall thickness of about 220mm to increase the possibility. good waterproofing properties.

Third, should be waterproof right from the start

As experience, to minimize the problem of moisture, water leakage of adjacent walls, you should perform waterproofing from the beginning. You should use the type of waterproofing or brick wall construction, plastering sure enough. The waterproofing process can be done as follows:

- Use waterproofing additives mixed with cement, golden sand mixed and then milled into the circuit of the brick.

- You scan the adjacent walls with cement crystalline cement, you should do this carefully because this is the cause of spreading the wall.

- Wait about 5 - 6 hours for this crystal to dry, you spray two more layers of waterproofing waster seal, so spray on the wall and each time about 5 minutes apart.

- Finish this step you wait about 12 hours for the dry wall and check the waterproof effect offline.

Here are some methods to help waterproof adjacent houses. Now, the rainy season is starting, you should conduct inspection and waterproofing immediately to the wall to avoid inconvenience, as well as ensure the quality of your home.