Waterproofing is the name of all the actions taken on the surface of the construction’s shell to protect constructions against all kind of water and moisture. Constructions are exposed to water because of the rain, snow, moisture of the land, rain or tap water absorbed by the land or use of water in wet areas such as bathroom, toilet, pressurised or unpressurised underground water in the ground on which the construction is constructed. Water, which is the biggest threat to the life and durability of structure, leaks into the construction and therefoee causes a serious decrease on the laden by corroding outfit of the carrier parts of the constructions and causes fractures and breaches by impairing the integrity of the beton. It also causes the formation of mold, mycose and suchlike organisms.
”Waterproofing” measures can prevent the damages which are caused by water.