Whether you're conserving a cinder block wall, concrete floor, or poured concrete walls, keeping water out of concrete is a big step toward greater longevity. In some parts of the country, if you have masonry, concrete, or block walls, the law and building code require waterproofing these structures. When you understand that water enters through the tile, you should apply the waterproofing. If you find the right place, you can apply some plaster.
But it's not a permanent solution. So the best solution is to apply waterproofing to the slab. Concrete slabs are not impervious to water. In fact, given the right environmental conditions, the floor slab can transmit gallons of water to the living space in the form of steam and, in extreme cases, show standing water.
Waterproofing concrete is a fairly simple procedure. Cement is a very porous material and can easily absorb water. Therefore, any concrete that can come into regular contact with water, such as under a tile or a swimming pool, will need to be waterproofed. Cement is actually a very porous material and can easily absorb water.
Therefore, any concrete that may come into regular contact with water, such as under tiles or a swimming pool, will need to be waterproofed. If the cement is not waterproofed, it can cause problems with the mortar used between the tiles. There are different sealants recommended depending on the location of the cement. Exterior cement can use acrylic-based sealants and interior cement should use epoxy-based sealants.