The ill effects of lack of waterproofing may not be visible immediately. But as water and moisture build up in the walls, it can cause serious damage to the structure of the house. Moreover, most people see waterproofing as an inconvenience, instead of an urgent call for attention. But avoiding waterproofing during a home renovation or redo can dampen the walls and ruin the expensive interiors. In fact, waterproofing should be seen as a preventive measure rather than a fix to leakage problems in the walls once it has occurred.
Water damage can be more costly than you think. Aside from the obvious cost of repairs, there is also a cost of health concerns like infections and respiratory ailments stemming from mould. It is always better to have waterproofing solutions in place before a major home revamp or home painting than to fix the water damage later on: