FAQs

FAQs

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Which sealer should I use

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This sealer use overview chart should help you make a decision.   Should you still have got questions, contact us on 03 9699 8202 ReadMore

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PENETRATING DAMP FAQ

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  What is penetrating damp? Penetrating damp is any form of moisture penetrating into or through a masonry structure, either laterally or vertically. This moisture can be in the form of rain or other sources of water such as broken pipes and guttering, inadequate drainage, and misdirected irrigation systems. What damage can penetrating damp cause? Internally, penetrating damp can cause Continue Reading ReadMore

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RISING DAMP FAQ

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  What is rising damp? Rising damp is ground moisture containing salts rising up a masonry wall. Why does rising damp occur? Ground moisture will rise up any permeable masonry wall by capillary action. Capillary rise is a natural phenomenon which can only be stopped by the introduction of an impermeable horizontal barrier at the base of the wall. This Continue Reading ReadMore

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ANTI-GRAFFITI FAQ

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How do I prevent potential graffiti vandalism? Graffiti vandals love the recognition of their work. If you remove the graffiti as soon as possible it prevents recognition and may cause the vandal to move elsewhere. How long should I wait before I remove graffiti? The sooner you remove graffiti the better. If kept too long, the graffiti will harden to Continue Reading ReadMore

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Admixtures for Concrete

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Tech-Dry manufactures a range of water repellent / waterproof admixtures for concrete and/or concrete masonry. ReadMore

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EARTH BUILDING PROTECTION

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Cracking occurs when an external wall is repeatedly wet and dried in an exposed environment. If the wall cannot be protected against rain or other water sources then a penetrating water repellent sealer can be applied over the surface. This sealer will stop the wall from absorbing water; however it will not impede its ability to breathe. ReadMore

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EARTH BONDING EMULSION

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A water based PVA emulsion used to dust seal and strengthen the internal surfaces of earth structures ReadMore

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Earth Binder

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A water based acrylic emulsion used to dust seal, make water repellent, and strengthen internal and external walls of earth structures ReadMore