Damp proof cource (DPC) in homes



  • Casting of all foundation Plain Cement Concrete (PCC) over soil admixed with an integral waterproofing compound  CICO No. 1 conforming to IS 2645 @ 1kg per 50 kg cement.
  • Water curing of PCC as per standard practice.
  • Cleaning the concerned PCC surface by means of wire brush to expose the concrete surface which should be free from all loose particles, dust, laitance, etc.
  • Dampening the surface with water to get saturated surface dry (SSD) condition before the application of Tapecrete P-151 slurry.
  • Application of first coat of Tapecrete P-151– Acrylic Polymer Modified Cementitious slurry (Tapecrete P-151: Cement = 1: 2 by weight) coating over the PCC surface.
  • After 4-6 hours when the first coat gets dry, application of second coat of Tapecrete slurry over it. The same is also left for 4-6 hours to get dry.
  • Moist curing of Tapecrete treated surface for next two days.
  • Laying of brick walls with cement-sand mortar admixed with an integral waterproofing compound CICO No. 1 conforming to IS 2645 @ 1kg per 50 kg cement, at least 3 brick layers above the finished ground floor level.
  • Plastering of walls with cement-sand mortar admixed with an integral waterproofing compound CICO Super conforming to IS 2645 @ 100ml per 50 kg cement