Waterproofing Cost Calculator
What is Waterproofing?
Waterproofing is a method which prevents water from entering your house. It also helps reduce humidity and wall moisture levels inside the house and thereby protecting your building. It is a treatment which makes the surface water-resistant. It also prevents the ingress of unwanted liquids under hydrostatic pressure and other external forces like capillary action. It is a process that ensures a seamless system is established through the application of elastic and durable waterproofing coatings & membranes. Waterproofing is very important as it preserves the strength and durability of concrete surfaces in a building.
What is Waterproofing Cost Calculator?
The waterproofing calculator helps provide an estimated budget for the best waterproofing solution on the basis of some pre-fed questions regarding the site conditions, issues being faced, area in sqft etc.
How Does Waterproofing Cost Calculator Work?
The waterproofing cost calculator allows you to create a similar work area to your actual required space. This is done through a proper understanding of site conditions and situations for which the details are entered by the user itself. Once all the details are fed into the system, an estimated cost for the waterproofing work to be done is generated based on the customer-fed details.
What is the Cost of Waterproofing Per Sqft?
|S.No||Area of application||Area||Brand||Product||Price|
|1||Terrace (concrete surface)||Upto 3000 sqft||Dr Fixit||Roofseal classic||55/ sqft|
|2||Terrace||3000- 5000 sqft||Dr Fixit||Roofseal select||82 / sqft|
|3||Bathroom||Upto 1000 sqft||Dr Fixit||Pidifin 2K||45/ sqft|
|4||Bathroom||More than 1000 sqft||Dr Fixit||Fastflex||57 / sqft|
|1||Cement grouting||30/ sqft|
|2||Epoxy grouting||45 / sqft|
|3||PU sealant||110 / rft|
|4||Crack filling||65/ rft|
|5||Cement injection grouting||700 per nozzle|
|6||PU injection grouting||2400 per nozzle|
Waterproofing application process & price for different types of Surface?
Waterproofing can be done for the following areas by using following products
1. External Wall (paint surface) - Product use: WPC + Raincoat Classic
Price :27- 33 / sqft
a. Surface preparation: The surface will be cleaned using brush and water.
b. Crack Filling: If any cracks on the surface then the cracks to be filled using products like Crack x paste for crack width 0-5 mm, if the crack width is 5-10 mm then products like crack x shrinkfree to be used. And for cracks above 10 mm, PMM or PU sealant to be used.
c. Waterproofing: The product WPC to be applied first on the surface. It is white in color and takes 7-8 hours to dry. After drying, one coat of Raincoat topcoat classic to be done. This top coat can be applied in any color as per the customer’s color choice to maintain the aesthetic view of the building.
2. External Wall (concrete surface): Product use- Primeseal + WPC + raincoat classic
Price: 28 - 35 / sqft
The entire process is the same as the paint surface except, before applying the coat of WPC, the one coat of primer i.e. primeseal to be applied in a ratio of 2:1.
3. Terrace Waterproofing (Concrete Surface) : Roofseal classic
Price - INR 55 / sqft
a. Surface Preparation: The surface has to be cleaned using wire brush, and water to ensure that there are no dust/ oil particles present in the surface. The surface should be free from any hollowness/slope or water stagnation issue and if any cracks the cracks to be repaired.
b. Waterproofing: Any coat of waterproofing will be starting from the vertical parapet wall and then the entire roof. Before starting the waterproofing, the surface has to be in SSD (surface saturated dry) condition. The waterproofing starts with the primer, i.e. a self-primer of Roofseal classic mixed with water in a ratio of 2:1. Once the primer is dry, then a coat of roof seal classic without any dilution starting from the parapet wall to be done. Once the first layer of the roof seal classic is dry, the second coat of roof seal classic is done but the second coat will be applied in the perpendicular direction to the first coat.
Note: Additional charges will be there for any civil works like hollowness, cracks, and slope rectification
4. Terrace Waterproofing (Tile Surface) - Primeseal Plus + roof seal classic
Price - INR 59.85 / sqft
The entire process is the same as that for terrace waterproofing (concrete surface) except over here instead of a self primer of roof seal classic mixed with water, the primer used will be primseal plus. Primseal plus will be mixed with water in a ratio of 2:1.
Properties of Waterproofing Cost Calculator
Here are the benefits you get if you use a waterproofing Cost Calculator to get the best deal for your seepage/waterproofing issues
- You can get an estimate and a standard best solution using the top waterproofing brand of Dr Fixit.
- User gets an estimated cost by replicating the actual condition with the system-fed
- Through the cost calculator, one can easily and hassle-free get an estimate for the waterproofing
Benefits of Using a Waterproofing Cost Calculator
Waterproofing your home can be a major project, and it’s important to have a clear idea of the cost of waterproofing before you commit to it. The waterproofing cost calculator has many benefits like
- It is an invaluable tool that allows you to easily and accurately estimate the cost of waterproofing a structure without having to do any guesswork.
- It eliminates the hassle of having to get multiple quotes from different waterproofing contractors and provides you with an accurate breakdown of the materials and labour costs needed to complete the job.
- Not only does a waterproofing cost calculator save you time and money, but it also helps you understand the different components of waterproofing and how they work together.
By knowing the cost of a project before it begins, you can be sure that you are making the most cost-effective decision for your waterproofing project.
Things to Consider Before Waterproofing
Waterproofing your home is an essential part of protecting your home from the elements and ensuring that it remains structurally sound. It can also help to protect your family from health hazards related to water damage, such as mould and mildew. But waterproofing your home is not a decision to be taken lightly, as there are several factors to consider before you begin waterproofing. This includes the
- Type of waterproofing material you should use,
- the cost of the waterproofing materials,
- the area of your home that needs to be waterproofed.
- Budget/ price of waterproofing
- The durability of waterproofing
- Duration of completion
Taking the time to consider all the factors involved in waterproofing your home will help you make an informed decision that will ensure the safety and integrity of your home for years to come.