How to Start a Waterproofing Business

A waterproofing business is a profitable business idea that is ideal during recession. This is a good business to start for entrepreneurs who are construction-minded.

It is easy to find client for waterproofing business because homeowners would not want to have leaky homes.

Starting a waterproofing business requires specialization. Before starting the business you should determine the type of waterproofing service that you will provide. You can choose to offer service in residential homes, concrete foundations and solariums. This kind of business can be promoted to both property companies and residential homeowners.

How Does It Work?

A waterproofing service involves fixing of leaky foundation as well as repair of cracks in order to seal the leaks. In this sense, it is important to have the tools needed in solving waterproofing problems. Likewise, you should also have enough knowledge on how you will carry out the job. Make sure that you can provide quality work so that you can charge competitive price. You should not hesitate to start the business in case you do not have enough knowledge because you can hire skilled employees to do the job. Apparently, you will need vehicle that you can use in transporting the tools and equipment that you will use in the waterproofing services.

It is also necessary to have a small office where potential clients can visit in case they need your services. Aside from the tools and equipment that will be used in carrying out the job, you should have the necessary equipment to run your office such as computer, fax machines and of course having a website is of utmost importance. In addition, you should pay attention on the services needed by your clients so that you can efficiently employ the necessary fixing and repair. Thus, you should ensure to provide quality job so that you can gain the trust of your customers and they can help you in advertising your business.

Things Needed To Start

Definitely, you cannot start the business if you do not have the required legal documents such as business permits, licenses and insurance. In this sense, the first thing to do is to inquire from the concerned agency about the documents needed. Those are important documents that you can show to your clients that you are following the regulations of the state or the federal law. Likewise, you should not forget to create business plan that will guide you on how to keep in the right track of your business. Always remember that the key to become successful in the waterproofing business is to employ good construction practices and at the same time good working knowledge. As long as you have the idea about the nature of this business you can expect for great revenue and expect more waterproofing jobs to come your way.


  • ROHIT SHARMA said on August 10, 2012
  • prashant rohilla said on September 9, 2012
    i am pursuing civil engineering .i want to start water proofing business at my home in delhi shahdra how can i start
  • ajay said on October 17, 2012
  • sagarika dutta said on January 10, 2013
    I want to start waterproofing business from kolkata. if anybody interested for partnership business then he can contact in my id
  • zuber khan said on January 21, 2013
    I want to start waterprofing business in my district junagahd(gujarat). but were should i get legal document as like permit, license and insurance..
  • posa-suresh said on February 1, 2013
    i want to start residential waterproofing service in A.P. i want some basics
  • Eloy Melero said on May 22, 2013
    I would like to start waterproofing business in Chicago IL,USA
  • michael bias said on July 11, 2013
    i am a caulker and waterproofer for 30 year exp. i have done all kinds for job like coating the top of candlestick park back in 1989 and caulked transamerica building in 1991, and coated coit tower. lot of parking lot like the airport in san fransico. so i have the know how. can you help. get it started....
  • Niranjan Kumar Bhagat said on August 19, 2013
    Hi, Myself niranjan Kumar bhagat from nagpur having pest control business ,want also start waterproofing business. so guide properly.... Thanks !
  • B.SRI HARI said on August 24, 2013
    i am interested to start waterproofing service in AP please seeking valuable advice. thanks
  • p.r. more said on August 30, 2013
    hai, i am p.r more from bhopal. i want to start waterproofing business. pls help me. thanks.
  • sagarika dutta said on September 3, 2013
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  • Jins said on October 6, 2013
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  • D Basu said on October 8, 2013
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  • srikanth.s said on March 4, 2014
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  • P.Vengadesan said on May 26, 2014
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  • sagarika dutta said on July 19, 2014
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  • Amit Kumar said on November 2, 2014
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  • amit said on January 4, 2016
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  • mohit said on January 18, 2016
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  • Balakrishna said on December 26, 2016
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  • VIKAS said on March 31, 2017
    I'm VIKAS PATIL from Maharashtra want information about how to start business?
  • Wonder Ritshuri said on April 13, 2017
    I have already started a waterproofing business but I have a challenge of getting clients, how do I go about marketing my business to be able to reach potential client whether it is residential or industrial level
  • Vipul said on July 7, 2017
    Hi, I want to start waterproofing business in Gujarat. I request to send necessary details on my mail in advance
  • kiran sarda said on November 7, 2017
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  • PRAMOD KUMAR SARANGI said on August 4, 2018
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