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What Causes Efflorescence and How do You Remove it?

What Causes Efflorescence and How do You Remove it?

What Causes Efflorescence So what causes efflorescence? This is when soluble salts and other water dispersible materials come to the surface of concrete and mortars. Low temperatures, moist conditions, condensation, rain, dew, and water added to the surface of fresh concrete to assist troweling and curing help promote efflorescence. It can occur very soon after exposure to moist or cool conditions or gradually Especially when it comes from within the concrete or from water entering from outside or moist soil. […]

Removal Efflorescence and salts from Masonry

Removal Efflorescence and salts from Masonry

Removal Efflorescence and salts from Masonry in preparation of Cementitious Waterproofing How to remove efflorescence from brick or masonry, is best completed during warm, dry weather. Excessive moisture exposure in colder weather periods may cause formation of additional salts on the surface of the brick or masonry. Clear water repellents, silicone and acrylic coatings also be used to help keep efflorescence at bay as well. Waterproofing Using  Maxseal and Maxseal Flex to a masonry substrate Products required • Efflorescence-Rid • SEALTIGHT • MAXSEAL FLEX • MAXSEAL• POWER CLEAN Removal […]

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Efflorescence Rid – Removes Efflorescence from concrete

Efflorescence Rid – Removes Efflorescence from concrete

Efflorescence-Rid:  A Unique Industrial Strength Salt & efflorescence remover specially designed to effectively remove efflorescence in industrial, commercial and residential. The formulation contains no solvents, but is corrosive, non-flammable, non-carcinogenic, is biodegradable.
Observe Safety & Health PrecautionsProduct is Corrosive (Class 8).

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FAQs

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions – FAQs. FAQS or frequently asked questions are here so you can find the questions and answers. USE the browser control F function to search for the keywords on this page Question: How long does it take for Maxseal to cure fully? Answer: General answer – cement-like products take 30 days to fully cure. Please check the product page to see what other timing is important. For example, the time to allow before immersing the applied membrane […]

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Products to Stop Water Leaks in Concrete Walls

Products to Stop Water Leaks in Concrete Walls

When you find a water leak in your concrete wall. Carry out this type of repair as quickly as possible. Moisture leaking into basements or other water concrete retaining structures does cause extensive damage. Not only can water threaten the integrity of the wall & foundations, but also the environment where mould spores can grow in the porous concrete surface. The presence of mould can break down the concrete. The products to stop water leaks in concrete walls are varied. […]

Drizoro Maxseal Traffic – Trafficable Waterproof Coating for concrete floors

Drizoro Maxseal Traffic – Trafficable Waterproof Coating for concrete floors

Drizoro Maxseal Traffic

Trafficable Waterproof Coating for Provides a suitable trafficable waterproof coating for parking garages. Waterproofing on positive & negative pressure of concrete floors exposed to cars or other industrial traffic. Used for Floors of basements, tunnels, galleries, etc., subject to high water pressure and high wearing abrasion.

Painted Wall with Vapour Causing Bubbles in Textured Paint Finishes

Painted Wall with Vapour Causing Bubbles in Textured Paint Finishes

Painted Wall with Vapour Causing Bubbles in Textured Paint Finishes It was disappointing to see this newly re-painted wall with bubbles in it. Water vapour causing bubbles in textured paint finishes. The wall forms part of the building structure and a garden bed has been placed behind it. The bubbling paint is most likely caused by water penetrating through the garden bed’s waterproofing causing bubbling and blistering.  The video provides evidence where the paint is not adhering. Some Causes of  […]

EASY BOND for Permanent Formwork

EASY BOND for Permanent Formwork

EASY BOND

is a one-component cement-based mortar. Once mixed only with water, it provides a high-performance flexible key coat bonding bridge for application to NON-POROUS substrates. Ideal for Dincel no more abrasion required.

The Best Waterproofing & Remedial Building Materials

The Best Waterproofing & Remedial Building Materials

Remedial Concrete Repair n Waterproofing Cementitious Membrane Popular Remedial Building Materials   Maxjoint Elastic an elastomeric product with high bond strength, suitable for sealing joints, Expansion Joints and cracks in concrete, precast elements, mortars and bricks. Drizoro Maxquick Roll  Water resistant, decorative coating for interior or exterior masonry surfaces, such as Hebel, suitable for the prevention of rising damp blistering and peeling paintwork finishes. Easily applied in a single layer.   Maxseal Foundation Membrane coating for concrete, brick, cement, blocks […]

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Leaking Block Retaining Walls

Leaking Block Retaining Walls

Leaking Block Retaining Walls Waterproofing block retaining walls is a necessary part of constructing retaining walls. The retaining structure must have waterproofing designed in the engineering of the structure. This is especially critical when they are subject to groundwater (hydrostatic) pressure. Even when a block retaining wall is just exposed to climatic rainfall the retaining wall’s substructure will experience varying levels of hydrostatic pressure. What if there is a failure in waterproofing membrane? Then the hydrostatic pressure caused by this […]