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The Waterproofing Guide

Building a new house, is a big task. Since it made with hard earned money and lots of dreams,  it is very important to undertake the necessary steps to prevent water leakages and seepage. That will indeed increase the life of your home and protect yourself  from future repair expenses. 20 MCC has simplified waterproofing to great extent. Now you do not need to buy 10 different products for different area, just a few will do from foundation to roof. 20 MCC protects your home from persistent problems like flaking , dampness, peeling paint etc. The innovative and holistic waterproofing solution we have guarantees strong & leak free homes for years !

Is there any single waterproofing product for my home ?

20MCC, Micronsil30C+ is one such product. Use it every time you do any kind of concrete and plastering work. It helps in eliminating capillaries in the concrete & plaster,  making the structure free from water ingress. Thus making it corrosion resistant. It improves workability and more benefits can be know from  product page under micronsil 30C+. However, other 20MCC products also need to be used to ensure a complete waterproofed structure.

What are the modern ways of waterproofing?

Currently the trend is cement admixtures and silicon based water repellents which works for all the area of construction. Please refer to the product link for more information on the individual solutions.

What are the different materials of waterproofing available with 20MCC?

Depending on the type of waterproofing required 20mcc  has solutions  based on cement  admixture, silicone, ultrafine pozzolan etc. Please refer to the product link for more information on the individual solutions.

How much does it cost to waterproof my home ?

You do not have to spend anything extra if you compare with conventional method of waterproofing such as brickbat coba & mud phaska. The cost you will pay on repairs and reduced lifespan of your construction will be much more.

What will happen if  I do not waterproof  my new home ?

If the new construction is not waterproofed, foundation will absorb water from the ground, which will in turn reach to wall leading to paint peel, structural damage, efflorescence, mold and also to allergic problems to the residents.

How regularly does the structure need to be waterproofed ?

If waterproofing is carried out with proper care & good quality products, than  your home is waterproofed for several years to come. However, in cases of structural repairs, modifications & alterations in the structure subsequent need for 20MCC waterproofing products will be needed.

What is the right season to waterproof my home ?

Right time is to carry out waterproofing well before monsoon begins yet prevention is better than cure and waterproofing should be done while building the structure only.  

Should waterproofing happen while building the structure or post it when the need be ?

If you wait for the need of waterproofing there are chance of irreversible structural damage so it is essential to start it from the foundation itself. We have a products which will work for all the area such as foundation, terrace etc.

Do you recommend waterproofing if no ground water is observed on the soil where the building is to be located ?

Even if water table is very low, the soil moisture and surface waters may cause corrosion on the foundation by time. Therefore, waterproofing should be applied on the ground slab and foundation walls.

What is waterproofing & Damp proofing of a basement ?

Damp-proofing is restricting the moisture to travel from ground to basement. Waterproofing is required to prevent moisture seepage plus hydrostatic pressure bearing against the external. Foundation . so in order to effectively prevent damp one has to waterproof the foundation directly in contact with wet soil.

What is the ideal waterproofing system for wet areas ? (Bathrooms, kitchen etc.)

Bathroom is the most crucial part of a house or a flat in which there is running water all the time. Micronsil 30C + a cement admixture and  Nanosil – silicon based water repellent are to be used to forget about water leakage.

Can Nanosil be applied on textured walls ?

Yes, it can be used on any kind of wall texture.

Can the terrace be used for walking purpose after waterproofing treatment ?

Yes. Depending of the type of waterproofing used the terrace can be used for low and medium foot traffic.

What are the waterproofing treatments recommended for damaged terraces ?

Depending on the type of  damage. Damaged  terraces can be repaired by replastering with Micronsil 30C + and Nanosil.

What are the recommended products / system recommended for water bodies such as fountains, swimming pools etc ?

Swimming pools and water bodies require specialized solutions. We recommend using Metakrete and Nanosil.

Can Terrace garden be done after waterproofing it with Micronsil 30c +?

Yes, it can be done, however also apply Nanosil to the plastered terrace to make it water repellent.

what is water permeability?

Water permeability is the rate of flow of fluid through a given substrate per unit area per unit time.

Can any water be used in concreting?

No, water must be fit for drinking. it must be free of salts, suspended solids, oils and fats.

Do you have any water repellent product for roof surface and external wall??

Yes, Nanosil is silicone based water repellent, clean  wash the surface to make free from dust, apply Nanosil with brush or roller and allow it dry. For more details see product page.

what is a difference between Micronsil 30c + and Metakrete?

Does Metakrete waterproof the construction?

Do you have any water repellent product for roof surface and external wall?

Yes, Nanosil is silicone based water repellent, clean  wash the surface to make free from dust, apply Nanosil with brush or roller and allow it dry. For more details see product page.

Can Nanosil be applied on the exterior paint?

There is water ingress from underground to the basement parking , what should I do.?

Which product is better for waterproofing and structure strength, Metakrete or Micronsil 30C+?