FAQ MASONRY PROTECTION CREAM
No Hydro is manufacturing a range of high quality dampproofing and waterproofing products.
Find answers you can trust to all your questions by browsing our FAQ Masonry Protection Cream. Direct answers from the manufacture for peace of mind, all questions are answered by No Hydro’s fully qualified C.S.S.W & C.S.R.T surveyors.
No Hydro Masonry Protection Cream
Yes, masonry protection cream is suitable to be used on rendering. However if there is paint applied to the rendering unfortunately the waterproofing cream would not work.
Yes, after 1 month of masonry protection cream application the product will be fully cured. Once the cream has cured you can power wash the walls.
Note: you may notice that the surface beading effect has lessened however this will not stop the effectiveness of the masonry protection cream.
Yes, masonry protection cream can be applied to pebbledash. However if there is paint applied to the pebbledash unfortunately the waterproofing cream would not work.
Yes, we always recommend you mix or stir to ensure that the ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
Masonry protection cream can be applied by brush, roller or spray.
Yes, masonry protection cream can be applied to roughcast. However if there is paint applied to the roughcast unfortunately the waterproofing cream would not work.
Yes, masonry protection cream can be applied to granite.
No Hydro are currently developing a Masonry Biocide that will be available soon, this can be applied before the application of Masonry Protection Cream.
Yes, once applied masonry protection cream will provide a colourless breathable water proofing barrier, this will prevent any moisture from absorbing, this will then reduce the dirt build up.
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.
When using masonry protection cream we recommend applying 24 hours after rainfall and 24 hours before any rain is forecast.
Yes, masonry protection cream can be applied to engineering bricks.
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 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.
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.