Sturdflex – The Best Kitchen Waterproofing Solution

Sturdflex, the best waterproofing solution for your kitchen

Kitchen waterproofing is an important aspect of home renovation and construction, especially in areas that are prone to high humidity levels and frequent water exposure. A well-waterproofed kitchen can prevent moisture damage to the walls, flooring, and cabinets, ensuring the longevity and functionality of your kitchen space. In this blog, we’ll explore the reasons why waterproofing is essential, the materials and techniques used for kitchen waterproofing, and the steps involved in the process.

Why is Kitchen Waterproofing Important? 

The kitchen is one of the most heavily used rooms in any home and is often exposed to moisture and spills from cooking, cleaning, and dishwashing. Over time, this exposure can lead to the growth of mold and mildew, which can be harmful to your health and the structural integrity of your home. In addition, water can cause damage to the flooring, walls, and cabinets, leading to costly repairs or even the need for a complete kitchen renovation.

Waterproofing your kitchen protects it from water damage and reduces the risk of mold and mildew growth, keeping your kitchen looking and functioning at its best for years to come. Hence it extremely important for consumers to waterproof their kitchen! Let’s walk you through the generalized methods waterproofing that users can apply to waterproof their kitchen.

Materials and Techniques Used for Kitchen Waterproofing

The following materials are commonly used for kitchen waterproofing:

Waterproofing Membranes

These are sheets of material that are applied to the surface of the kitchen walls, flooring, and cabinetry. The most common waterproofing membranes are made of vinyl, polyethylene, or other synthetic materials, and they serve as a barrier between the surface and the water, preventing water damage.


These are applied to joints and seams in the kitchen to prevent water from seeping through. Sealants come in a variety of materials and can be used on a variety of surfaces, including tiles, grout, and countertops.


This is a flexible material that is used to fill gaps and cracks in the kitchen, preventing water from seeping through. Caulking is commonly used in areas where two surfaces meet, such as around the sink, stove, and cabinets.

Floor Drainage Systems

These systems are designed to channel water away from the kitchen and into a drainage system, reducing the risk of water damage and mold growth.

The following techniques are commonly used for kitchen waterproofing:

Surface Preparation 

Before applying waterproofing materials, the surface must be clean and free of debris. Any cracks or holes must be repaired, and any rough spots must be smoothed out to ensure a smooth and even surface.

Application of Waterproofing Membrane 

The waterproofing membrane is applied to the surface using a roller or brush. It is important to follow the manufacturer’s instructions and apply the membrane evenly and without leaving any gaps.

Sealing of Joints and Seams 

Once the waterproofing membrane has been applied, the joints and seams in the kitchen should be sealed using a sealant. This is to prevent water from seeping through and to ensure a watertight seal.


After the joints and seams have been sealed, the gaps and cracks in the kitchen should be caulked to prevent water from seeping through. This step is especially important in areas around the sink, stove, and cabinets.

Installation of Floor Drainage System 

If necessary, a floor drainage system should be installed to channel water away from the kitchen into a drainage system. This is to prevent water from pooling in the kitchen and causing water damage.

However, the use of these materials for kitchen 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 kitchen. That is where Sturdflex comes in! Let’s walk you through how Sturdflex can help with the best quality complete waterproofing solution for your kitchen walls.  

How Sturdflex can provide the best quality waterproofing for Kitchen?

To ensure complete protection of kitchen 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 kitchen waterproofing solution. Let’s walk you through what they are and how they work:

5 Step Complete Waterproofing and Damp proofing solution for Kitchen 


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 kitchen 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 kitchen 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 kitchen by boosting the flexibility of any concrete or mortar. It also boosts water and chemical resistance ensuring complete damp-proof and waterproof kitchen 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 kitchen 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 kitchen 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 kitchen floor and wall 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 kitchen and its 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 kitchen for generations to come. Thus, helping you save lakhs behind continuous kitchen repair and renovation!

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 kitchen when you are constructing your home. Our imperial quality 5-step kitchen and its wall waterproofing solution can not only help you fight against dampness but also provide you with a permanent solution that is economical! With Sturdflex waterproofing you can now overcome damp problems for life while saving money on the yearly kitchen repair. 

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

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