3D model of bathroom showing places that needs waterproofing

Sturdflex- the best quality complete Bathroom Waterproofing Solution

Bathrooms are one of the most essential spaces in any home, and it is important to keep them in top condition to ensure they are both functional and comfortable. One of the key aspects of maintaining a bathroom is waterproofing. Water damage can cause serious problems, such as mold growth, rot, and structural damage, which can be both unsightly and expensive to fix. In this blog, we will discuss everything you need to know about bathroom waterproofing, including what it is, why it is important, how to do it, and what materials you can use.

What is Bathroom Waterproofing?

Bathroom waterproofing refers to the process of making a bathroom resistant to water damage. This can be done by applying a waterproofing membrane to the surface of the bathroom or by using waterproofing materials in areas prone to water damage, such as the shower and bathtub. Waterproofing is an important aspect of bathroom maintenance as it helps to prevent water damage and the growth of mold and mildew.

Why is Bathroom Waterproofing Important?

Water damage in the bathroom can lead to serious problems, such as mold growth, rot, and structural damage. Mold and mildew can cause health problems, particularly for those with allergies or respiratory issues. Rot can weaken the structure of the bathroom and cause costly repairs. Structural damage can result in leaks and other problems that can compromise the safety of the bathroom. Waterproofing helps to prevent these issues by providing a barrier between the bathroom and the water.

How to Waterproof a Bathroom?

Waterproofing a bathroom is a process that involves several steps. The first step is to inspect the bathroom for any cracks or leaks. Any existing damage should be repaired before waterproofing is applied. Next, a waterproofing membrane is applied to the surface of the bathroom. This is usually done by painting or spraying the membrane onto the surface, but it can also be applied with a roller. Once the waterproofing membrane has been applied, it is important to install waterproofing materials in areas that are prone to water damage, such as the shower and bathtub. Shower pan liners, caulk, and grout are all materials that can be used for waterproofing. The installation process will depend on the material being used, but it is generally a straightforward process that can be done by most DIY enthusiasts.

Another important aspect of waterproofing a bathroom is ensuring proper ventilation. This helps to reduce moisture build-up, which can lead to mold growth and other problems. A fan or an open window can provide the necessary ventilation.

What materials can be used for Bathroom Waterproofing? 

There are several materials that can be used for bathroom waterproofing. These include waterproofing membranes, waterproofing paint or spray, shower pan liners, caulk, and grout. Each material has its own set of benefits and drawbacks, and the right material for your bathroom will depend on the size of the space and the specific needs of the bathroom. Waterproofing membranes are a popular choice for bathroom waterproofing because they are easy to apply and provide a durable barrier against water damage. They come in several different types, including flexible membranes, which are ideal for curved or irregular surfaces, and rigid membranes, which are best for flat surfaces. Waterproofing paint or spray is another option for bathroom waterproofing. This material is easy to apply and provides a waterproof barrier for the bathroom. It is ideal for those who want to waterproof their bathroom on a budget, as it is relatively inexpensive compared to other options.

However, the use of these materials for bathroom waterproofing can only bring around a temporary waterproofing solution, which will last for a year at max. This temporary solution will, in turn, increase your repetitive expenditure. Hence it is extremely important for consumers to find a perfect partner, who would provide a complete waterproofing solution for bathroom walls. That is where Sturdflex comes in! Let’s walk you through how Sturdflex can help with the best quality complete waterproofing solution for your bathroom walls.  

How Sturdflex can provide the best quality waterproofing for bathroom walls?

To ensure complete protection of bathroom walls from water damage, moisture, dampness, and leakages, it is highly important to have a complete waterproofing solution during the process of construction. That is why Sturdflex brings you 5 step bathroom wall waterproofing solution. Let’s walk you through what they are and how they work:

5 Step Complete Waterproofing and Damp proofing solution for Walls 



This is an integral Waterproofing Liquid Admixture for Concrete and Plaster -with Water Reducing & Corrosion inhibitors Properties. The product is to be mixed at a ratio of 200ml for a 50kg bag of cement for all concreting and plastering work when constructing your bathroom wall. 

Benefits that CemMix provides include:

  • Waterproofs concrete and plaster by blocking the pores within concrete/mortar
  • Increases rust resistance for TMT used in the structure
  • Increases strength of structure through its water-reducing property
  • Reduces costs by minimizing cement wastage during plastering
  • Improves the durability of the structure

Acrylic Pro

This is a milky white, water-based emulsion. It has a very high concentration of acrylic polymers creating flexible cement slurry. STURDFLEX ACRYLIC PRO has very high resistance to ultraviolet degradation and chemical corrosion, providing an all-weather waterproof coating for your bathroom walls. 

Benefits of Acrylic Pro include:

  • Reduces cracking through increased concrete flexibility and tensile strength
  • Increases wear resistance
  • Improves bond strengths to hardened concrete
  • Increases durability during freeze/thaw cycles


Latex Pro

SturdFlex Latex Pro is a flexible SBR additive (Synthetic Rubber Additive for Waterproofing & Repairs) designed for use with cementitious systems like cement slurry, cement bond coats, grouts, mortars, and concrete. It enhances the life of a home by boosting the flexibility of any concrete or mortar. It also boosts water and chemical resistance ensuring complete damp-proof and waterproof bathroom walls at your home. 

Benefits of Latex Pro include:

  • Creates a waterproof, long-lasting foundation when used in the damp proof course (DPC) 
  • Protection of interiors and electrical systems from damage from damp formation 
  • Waterproofs concrete and plaster by blocking the pores within concrete/mortar
  • Increases rust resistance for TMT used in the structure
  • Increases strength of structure through its water-reducing property
  • Reduces costs by minimizing cement wastage during plastering
  • Improves the durability of the structure
  • Excellent for crack repairs and other general repairs 
  • Provides a smooth, high quality and durable surface finish on any indoor cement-based flooring 

Acrylic Max 2K

It is a dual Component Acrylic System for high-quality and UV-resistant waterproofing. The product contains two different parts, with part 1 being white polymer liquid and part 2 being specially graded cementitious powder. Thus, the product is ideal for bathroom wall waterproofing.

The benefits of Acrylic Max 2K include:

  • Providing all-weather waterproofing (resistant to UV and heat damage)
  • Ideal for critical areas as it can withstand continuous and high-pressure water exposure
  • Increases durability and strength of the structure
  • Allows any existing moisture trapped inside the structure to exit in the form of vapour
  • Saves construction time as it can be applied soon after concreting
  • Ensures longevity of the rebar used due to its non-corrosive chemistry

Tile Bond

This is a polymer-modified adhesive mortar that prevents ceramic tiles from loosening or rising up after prolonged use. It creates a waterproof seal, preventing water from seeping underneath the tiles. Tile bond can be used for both floor and wall bathroom tiling. 

Benefits of Tile Bond include:

  • Long-lasting tile adhesive that prevents tiles from becoming loose even after prolonged use 
  • Creates a waterproof seal between the tile and substrate

These 5 step waterproofing solutions by Sturdflex will not only protect your bathroom walls from dampness, moisture, mould/mold to preserve their beauty that lasts a lifetime but will also protect the internal and external integrity of your walls for generations to come. 

Why Choose Sturdflex?

Sturdflex is a venture by Shyam Steel Group, one of India’s leading industrial houses, with a legacy of 7 decades. A name synonymous with reliability and quality and is trusted by millions of customers across India. At Sturdflex we offer complete waterproofing solutions for your bathroom walls when you are constructing your home. Our imperial quality 5-step bathroom wall waterproofing solution can not only help you fight against dampness but also provide you with a permanent solution that is economical! With Sturdflex wall waterproofing you can now overcome damp problems for life while saving money on the yearly damp repair. 

To know more about wall waterproofing solutions and damp repair for your residential, commercial, or industrial place, get in touch with us at: 

  • Toll-free– 1800 123 1003 
  • Whatsapp– 8100 55 66 77 
  • Email– help@sturdflex.com