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Waterproofing Challenges and Suggested Remedial measures for High Rise Buildings: A Case Study


Dhiren J Panchal , Babaria Institute of Technology ; Nehal H Shah , Babaria Institute of Technology ; Chirag R Sindhav, Babaria Institute of Technology ; Chaitanya Joshi , Babaria Institute of Technology ; Awadhesh Chauhan, Babaria Institute of Technology


Water Proofing Chemicals, Dampness, Leakage, Moisture, Damp Proofing


Leakage can occur in both old and new constructions. Mostly it has been witnessed in old constructions. This indeed is a major problem faced by the buildings. As it is affecting both exterior and interior look of buildings and also causing damage to structural members. It also harms paint of the wall. The problem includes survey of not only leakage, but also dampness and seepage in the residential blocks. This study provide a better and more scientifically based understanding of the role of waterproofing materials to assist the prevention of moisture from penetrating sub-grade walls and slabs. The significance of the research topic is to provide a review of the development of waterproofing materials in implementing waterproofing system in building industry with some case study reference in the current market in India.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV3I100221
Published in: Volume : 3, Issue : 10
Publication Date: 01/01/2016
Page(s): 98-102

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