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.
Yes, masonry protection cream can be painted over with a water based exterior grade emulsion masonry paint. No Hydro highly recommended you to paint over masonry protection cream within 3-10 days of application. If application is after 3-10 days the surface beading which develops can inhibit the paint adhering to the surface.
Yes, masonry protection cream can be applied to some tiles like concrete and clay tiles, however it would not be suitable for painted tiles, glazed clay tiles and engobe clay tiles.
Yes, masonry protection cream can be applied to engineering bricks.
When using masonry protection cream we recommend applying 24 hours after rainfall and 24 hours before any rain is forecast.
You can apply masonry protection cream in all seasons but always follow the datasheet recommendations. It is recommend applying with a minimum application temperature of 5°c and no rain is forecast for the next 24 hours.