🕑 Reading time: 1 minuteWaterproofing of toilets is required to prevent seepage of water from floor slab and walls as toilet involves use of water and has plumbing works.
Casting of Slab and Plumbing Works in ToiletsCasting of Slab and Plumbing Works in toilets are done in following ways: 1. Either the toilet slab is casted a foot below the outside slab, then plumbing pipes are laid as designed, then cover the pipes with filler materials, followed by tiling on top 2. Toilet slab is casted the same level of outer slab, then holes made in slab and piping is laid at bottom of slab visible from lower floor which is later covered by false ceiling. Benefit of this type is ease for the maintenance, anytime false ceiling can be opened in case of leakage and plumbing can be repaired
Method of Waterproofing of ToiletsThe old method of waterproofing was make a layer cement plaster added with chemical. Modern methods employ waterproofing membranes in this area too. Generally there are two types of waterproofing membranes:
- Sheet membrane
- Liquid membrane