Popular types of damp proof material
Posted by Ashvini Vyas on February 03, 2012 (0 Comments)
Many of you
all might be thinking why it is so important to make your homes damp proof. Usually,
those homes which are not given damp proof course become prone to dampness. In
such cases, high quality damp proof material must be induced
into buildings during damp proofing. Make sure that damp proofing is highly
essential for those properties which are on risk of perpetual dampness, and
these are those homes which were ignored from it.
people are not aware of how to check quality of damp proof material and
which are they? Firstly, you should know the types of materials of which damp
proof course are prepared. In this way, you can easily identify and then can
fetch your money on right materials. Some of the most popular types of damp
proof material required for damp proofing include: Flexible materials like hot bitumen,
plastic sheets, bituminous felts, sheets of lead, and copper; Semi-rigid
materials like mastic asphalt; Rigid
materials like impervious bricks, stones, slates, cement mortar or cement
concrete painted with bitumen; Stones, Mortar with waterproofing compounds, Coarse
sand layers under floors, and continuous plastic sheets under floors etc. A damp proof material is cost effective and easily available on stores.
Builders must follow the DPC/DPM buildings construction rules, and in many countries its approval is must before construction. If cost is a concern that becoming a hurdle to choose between water proofing and damp proofing then must consult with damp proofing consultants, and apply a qualitative damp proof material in your homes for longevity and hygienic life.