How to reduce the cost and time of construction
Cost of construction and time are interconnected. "Time is money" is a famous saying that is true for any business and even more relevant for the construction industry. Whether it's a developer or architect building a new project or an
Is painting walls the best seepage solution?
Seepage is a common issue faced by a majority of houses in India. It leads to issues like damp patches, blisters and bubbled paint on the walls and ceiling of the room.Some common causes for seepage are:1. Presence of natural
How to get rid of mould on walls
Mould on walls can be of various colours - black, grey, green, etc. Mould and fungus are caused due to excess moisture in walls. Some common reasons are leaking pipes, rising damp, leaking roofs, seepage from window and door frames
Top things to consider while choosing damp proofing material
Damp proofing is a crucial construction activity that determines the life and safety of the structure. While selecting any construction material including DPC, an architect or an interior designer should look for some key qualities and then get deeper into
Wooden flooring checklist for interior designers and architects
The right dampproofing method is crucial for construction with wooden flooring
Damp proof course (DPC) – methods, advantages and disadvantages
Damp proof course (DPC) is an age-old solution for damp proofing from moisture from the ground. In simplified terms, DPC creates a physical barrier between soil and wall that prevents moisture seepage in the wall due to capillary action.
Difference between Waterproofing and Damp proofing
Waterproofing and damp proofing are both closely related methods of protection of structure against moisture, mold formation and seepage of water. Yet are different in many ways including their purpose, methods, materials used and protection provided.