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How To Water Proof Concrete by Origin(f): 9:44pm On Aug 18, 2015
Builders and professionals in the house.
Please can you provide steps on how best to water proof cement/ concrete. Which is best the liquid or powder chemicals.
Is this good for decking and pillars. I've been seeing some nice constructions around town that seems to use waterproofed concrete.
Re: How To Water Proof Concrete by mufutau55(m): 12:05am On Aug 19, 2015
Origin:
Builders and professionals in the house.
Please can you provide steps on how best to water proof cement/ concrete. Which is best the liquid or powder chemicals.
Is this good for decking and pillars. I've been seeing some nice constructions around town that seems to use waterproofed concrete.

I know there is Water-proof cement mix. Not sure what you need though.

Hajji M.

Re: How To Water Proof Concrete by Origin(f): 4:09pm On Aug 20, 2015
Thank you Hajji.

I am new to this but I believe that is it.
I would like to know if its safe for use in deckings, plaster, german floors ?
Where can we source it from (open market sources please) prices, which is better, the liquid or powder types.
How do we use it : do we just mix with concrete mixture or does it require special concrete mixes.
if the decking or walls are always leaking will this curb it.
Re: How To Water Proof Concrete by mufutau55(m): 4:34pm On Aug 20, 2015
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I would like to know if its safe for use in deckings, plaster, german floors ?
Where can we source it from (open market sources please) prices, which is better, the liquid or powder types.
How do we use it : do we just mix with concrete mixture or does it require special concrete mixes.
if the decking or walls are always leaking will this curb it.

The above was used for my Soak-away and german floor. I don't know if it can be used for decking.
You can get it anywhere they sell cement... my bricklayer bought it. It's like a cement, it will just be mix with
with the regular cement. it's a small bag... but I am sure they have bigger bag too... Look around.
If your decking is done very well it should not be leaking... if your decking is leaking already then you should
look for some other adhesive to seal the cracks.
That small bag (1kg) above is only N500 per bag and I used 10 bags for the soak-away of about 12ftx10ft.
I can't remember how many bags we used for the german floor..

Hajji M.

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Re: How To Water Proof Concrete by Origin(f): 4:38pm On Aug 20, 2015
is it economical for large scale work .
I intend using for little wall plastering but would like to know how many bags would be required to large concrete mixes.
Please I really need all the professional opinions we can get.

Is there a best brand or are they all the same
Re: How To Water Proof Concrete by mufutau55(m): 4:41pm On Aug 20, 2015
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is it economical for large scale work .
I intend using for little wall plastering but would like to know how many bags would be required to large concrete mixes.
Please I really need all the professional opinions we can get.
Is there a best brand or are they all the same

I wish I can help you professionally... may be some professionals will join the thread.
But I have explained to you how I have used mine above... many people just use it for soak-away so it does not leak.
May there are more brands, I don't know; that is what my contractor bought and used.

Hajji M.
Re: How To Water Proof Concrete by Origin(f): 5:04pm On Aug 20, 2015
@ Hajji

Please where did you get your bag which area.
Re: How To Water Proof Concrete by erico2k2(m): 5:20pm On Aug 20, 2015
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is it economical for large scale work .
I intend using for little wall plastering but would like to know how many bags would be required to large concrete mixes.
Please I really need all the professional opinions we can get.

Is there a best brand or are they all the same
Sorry to ask.why would you want to use it on a wall as against flooring where water seeping is perceived?
Re: How To Water Proof Concrete by mufutau55(m): 9:07pm On Aug 20, 2015
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@ Hajji
Please where did you get your bag which area.

They bought it somewhere around Sango-Otta by Abeokuta-Lagos road.
I am not in Nigeria to give you specifics. But ask around any shop they sell cement.

Hajji M.
Re: How To Water Proof Concrete by mufutau55(m): 9:08pm On Aug 20, 2015
erico2k2:

Sorry to ask.why would you want to use it on a wall as against flooring where water seeping is perceived?

I was told sometimes that its good for the house wall cements/blocks to breath... so not sure how true this is.

Hajji M.
Re: How To Water Proof Concrete by erico2k2(m): 10:44pm On Aug 20, 2015
mufutau55:


I was told sometimes that its good for the house wall cements/blocks to breath... so not sure how true this is.

Hajji M.
Hmmm thats food for thought, but I would not think so though cos i recon if one has a good mix ratio and proper DPM< you wont need to worry about all that.
Re: How To Water Proof Concrete by mufutau55(m): 11:50pm On Aug 20, 2015
erico2k2:

Hmmm thats food for thought, but I would not think so though cos i recon if one has a good mix ratio and proper DPM< you wont need to worry about all that.

Probably...

Hajji M.
Re: How To Water Proof Concrete by wisegloballtd(m): 9:24am On Oct 12, 2016
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