There are different types of water proofing solutions and techniques practiced in different countries.
The North American construction professionals generally follow one of the following three methods which are widely popular in the region owing to the recommendations of the Tile Council of North America.
Dens Shield is extremely useful as a waterproofing solution for every household bathroom. However the construction project has to be accomplished by some reputed company having enough of experience in these matters. This is because merging the tiles properly with tile backer is very crucial part of the whole work.
In case of any trapped air or vacuum between the tiles and the tile backer can weaken the entire wall and is even more dangerous in the case of the floor and the ceiling.
Grout is largely used in the construction process. This kind of material is used to fill the small holes, spaces, joints, cracks and crevices left after placing tiles, marbles etc on the floors and walls of the bathroom. The grout is applied on ceramic tiles, joints and other requisite areas once the process of placing the flooring and wall covering material is over. A thick layer of grout is evenly applied over the entire area with more attention to the joints and crucial areas.
The substance hardens within a few hours from the point of application.