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Which is the best concrete sealer for your project?
Which is the best concrete sealer for your project?
22 June 2017

Penetrating Silicone sealers: As the name suggests, these sealers penetrate into the masonry surface to form a durable chemical barrier underneath the surface that shields...Read More

Technical Report: Application of Tech-Dry Masonry Block Admixtures
Technical Report: Application of Tech-Dry Masonry Block Admixtures
28 March 2017

Application of Silicone Nanotechnology for Pre-sealing Concrete Blocks & Pavers Abstract Current research involves application of silicone nanotechnology for pre-sealing pressed concrete blocks and pavers...Read More

Fix efflorescence around the pool
Fix efflorescence around the pool
1 February 2017

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...Read More

Interview with the Head of Research to Silipell SP2
Interview with the Head of Research to Silipell SP2
4 August 2016

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...Read More

GUIDE TO FIXING RISING DAMP
GUIDE TO FIXING RISING DAMP
3 August 2016

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...Read More

NEW PRODUCT: SILIPELL SP2 – Admixture for precast concrete
NEW PRODUCT: SILIPELL SP2 – Admixture for precast concrete
27 July 2016

Silipell SP2 is specifically designed to be incorporated into the production of precast or high slump concrete products. In 2016, Tech-Dry developed a new generation...Read More

Celebrate with us the 20 year anniversary of the Tech-Dry Masonry Blocks!
Celebrate with us the 20 year anniversary of the Tech-Dry Masonry Blocks!
27 July 2016

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...Read More

TECH-DRY’S NEWEST SEALER: PROTECTASEAL ENHANCER
TECH-DRY’S NEWEST SEALER: PROTECTASEAL ENHANCER
8 July 2016

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...Read More

RISING DAMP: An Overview
RISING DAMP: An Overview
16 March 2016

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....Read More

How to avoid Salt Water Corrosion Within Reinforced Concrete
How to avoid Salt Water Corrosion Within Reinforced Concrete
16 March 2016

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...Read More

AFTER TREATMENT AFTER INSTALLATION OF A DAMP-COURSE BARRIER
AFTER TREATMENT AFTER INSTALLATION OF A DAMP-COURSE BARRIER
16 March 2016

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...Read More

HOW TO SIMPLY IDENTIFY A DAMP HOUSE
HOW TO SIMPLY IDENTIFY A DAMP HOUSE
16 March 2016

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...Read More

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