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PostHeaderIcon DIY tips to waterproof exterior walls

waterproof exterior walls, wall careEnsuring proper waterproofing of the exterior walls is a very important thing irrespective of the fact that whether you are in a rented apartment or in your own house. If the exterior walls are not water proofed properly, then the interior of your house will not look that beautiful as the walls will soak water. You can hire some expert personnel to do the waterproofing of the exterior walls. But however if you want to save money and do it yourself, then there are few things that you need to keep in mind.

• Check that all the pipe lines are working properly and so that there are no leakage at any point.
• Ensure that the outside and inside perimeter of the foundation has no cracks.
• Make sure that all the drains, both inside and outside, are working properly.
• Also verify that the rain gutters are working properly.

If any sort of small hole or crack is encountered, then fill the crack with some epoxy compound, which is a very good waterproof material.