Archive for January, 2012

Essential construction chemicals for waterproofing your basement

Friday, January 27th, 2012

When talking about a house, its main areas are the roof and its foundation.  During times of rain or snow, it is possible that the basement may fall prey to water damages and cause problems to your house in different ways. That’s why it is necessary to make sure that there is proper kind of waterproofing done. There are special chemicals called sealants which you can use to protect the house’s foundation from water damages.

If you decide to handle the waterproofing chemicals yourself, do approach them with knowledge and safety. Usage of sealants is an easy way to waterproof the basement. Just apply it on the interior walls of your basement. This will seep into the cement and form certain crystals which block water. There are different kinds of sealants available depending upon the climatic conditions around your house and the type of cement used for your walls.