First Coat: Prepare 3 parts sand and 1 part cement using the dilute No Hydro Salt Inhibitor solution. Second Coat: The mix is as for the first coat except that water is used instead of No Hydro Salt Inhibitor solution. This is applied as a further 12 mm coat, giving a total thickness of 24 […]
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Can masonry water seal be applied in cold conditions?
Masonry water seal has a minimum application temperature of 5°c, however the manufacture minimum temperature we can advise is 3°c. Masonry water seal should not be stored in temperatures below 3°c.
How can you stop rising damp?
Install a damp proof course, once a DPC is injected all the ingredients activate and spread through the pores of the cement motor line, with the specially formed ingredients it cures to form a physical damp proof course protecting the treated walls against rising damp
How long does damp proofing cream last?
Damp proofing cream with over 20% active ingredient last for at least 25 to 30 years.
Can I do damp proofing myself?
Yes, most damp proofing creams have been designed with both contractors and the public in mind. Please refer to the datasheet for application guidelines.
How do you treat externally damp walls?
The most common dampness on external walls is penetrating damp / rain penetration. You can treat penetrating damp and damp proof bricks by applying masonry protection cream.
How long does damp proofing take?
Damp proofing can be done quick and efficiently because of new technology. Small jobs can take 1 to 2 hours and larger jobs can be completed in approximately 6 to 7 hours.
How long does it take for DPC cream to work?
When injecting a damp proof course into dry walls DPC cream will take up to four weeks to fully cure, if injected into wet walls this process may take 6 to 8 weeks.
What is damp proofing cream?
Damp Proofing Cream a ready-to-use silane/siloxane damp proof injection cream that has been designed to create an effective barrier against rising damp in existing buildings.
Does damp proof cream work?
Yes, damp proofing cream is a highly effective form of treatment for rising damp. It is important that there is 20% or more active ingredient in the cream.