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  • Which is the best concrete sealer for your project ...

    There are many types of Concrete Sealers on the market, and each has their own individual properties. However, the most commonly used sealers are both film forming sealers and penetrating sealers. Though both are designed to seal solid surfaces or co .. Read More...

  • Technical Report: Application of Tech-Dry Masonry ...

    Application of Silicone Nanotechnology for Pre-sealing Concrete Blocks & PaversAbstractCurrent research involves application of silicone nanotechnology for pre-sealing pressed concrete blocks and pavers using a silicone-based water repellent admi .. Read More...

  • Fix efflorescence around the pool

    Firstly, what is efflorescence? Efflorescence is salt deposits that moisture brings to the surface of masonry substrates. The moisture evaporates, leaving the white salty residue behind. This occurs especially on permeable concrete,  stone and brick .. Read More...

  • Interview with the Head of Research to Silipell SP ...

    We met with Ren Kebao, the Head of Research at Tech-Dry Building Protection and ask him about the new product Silipell SP2. Here is what he had to say: In simple words, what does Silipell SP2 do? Silipell SP2 is a unique high performance admi .. Read More...

  • GUIDE TO DAMPNESS IN HOMES

    Winter is back! With the cold, dark and rainy days, damp issues show up more often too. Did you come across issues such as bubbling paint, flaking mortar, musty smells or rotting building materials? What kind of damp is affecting your home? Let us he .. Read More...

  • Celebrate with us the 20 year anniversary of the T ...

    20 years ago our Tech-Dry scientists had a revelation. In 1996, we made a significant breakthrough in our silicone nanotechnology research and created the admixture Emulsion KR2, which renders dry pressed concrete water repellent and extends its .. Read More...

  • NEW PRODUCT: SILIPELL SP2 – Admixture for pr ...

      In 2016, Tech-Dry developed a new generation of admixture in the business of concrete protection. Silipell SP2, a unique silicone emulsion, is specifically designed to be incorporated into the production of precast or high slump concre .. Read More...

  • TECH-DRY’S NEWEST SEALER: PROTECTASEAL ENHANCER ...

    The use of natural stone or decorative coloured concrete pavers makes a great addition to any home. However, like any building material, the permeable surfaces are prone to unsightly staining by natural and man-made contamination.   Protec .. Read More...

  • HOW TO SIMPLY IDENTIFY A DAMP HOUSE

    Buyers of houses, either renovated or unrenovated, should be aware of damp which could cost thousands of dollars in remedial treatment. The presence of damp walls and a damp sub-floor area should not be a deterrent to the purchase of a house as g .. Read More...

  • AFTER TREATMENT AFTER INSTALLATION OF A DAMP-COURS ...

    DRYING OUT OF THE WALL After damp-course installation, it is very important that the treated walls are left to dry for a period of several months before any re-plastering / re-rendering, painting, tuck-pointing and/or re-pointing is done. The solv .. Read More...

  • How to avoid Salt Water Corrosion Within Reinforce ...

    Ever wondered how to avoid salt water corrosion, or also called concrete cancer, within reinforced concrete? These issues have weakened structures for decades and fixing it would cost a fortune. How to avoid concrete cancer is not a mystery any long .. Read More...

  • RISING DAMP: An Overview

    What is rising damp? Rising damp is salty ground moisture that rises by capillary action up a brick or masonry structure e.g. wall or fireplace. Also known as “salt damp”. What causes rising damp? no damp course is present in an existing .. Read More...