Safeguard Europe – a UK leading specialist in damp-proofing and waterproofing technology – has created a compact kit form of its Drybase range which is ideal for tackling smaller areas of hard-to-treat damp; or as a handy ‘on the van’ option for instant use.
The Drybase range has been designed to provide a comprehensive and effective damp-proofing solution when the circumstances do not lend themselves to usual remedies.A collection of damp-proof coverings, coatings and membranes; the Drybase range aims to provide solutions to a wide range of dampness issues, whether in small residential properties through to larger industrial facilities.
The kit form of Drybase simply comprises a 3m roll of Drybase Flex Membrane and a 10kg bag of Drybase Flex Adhesive – just the right amount to fix the membrane provided.
Drybase Flex Membrane is a highly durable and flexible membrane for direct application to walls that have been affected by dampness and salt contamination. The fleece lined membrane can be quickly and easily applied to walls using the specially formulated adhesive. It can be plastered onto directly creating a versatile solution to the problem of damp walls, when it is not possible to stop the damp at its source.
Other products in the Drybase range include Drybase Liquid-Applied DPM and Drybase ECS Epoxy Floor Coatings and Drybase Flex Membrane.
Drybase Liquid-Applied DPM is a liquid, polymer-based barrier coating that can be used to resist penetration of water, gases – such as methane and Radon – salts and other liquids through masonry, stone and concrete.
Examples of typical applications would be sealing concrete slabs prior to screeding or overlaying with underlay and laminate flooring; protecting wall and floor-embedded joist ends; and forming floor and wall junction seals in wet rooms. Its liquid form allows it to also be applied by brush – making it ideal for waterproofing around masonry detailing and other hard-to-reach areas.
ECS Epoxy Floor Coating is a highly durable damp-proof epoxy coating for floors and walls from. Supplied as a two-part water-dispersed epoxy resin, Drybase ECS Epoxy Floor Coating is applied in two coats using a brush or roller.
Hard-wearing, stain resistant and able to withstand foot and light vehicle traffic; typical applications for Drybase ECS Epoxy Floor Coating would be treating damp and staining problems in solid concrete floors (eg garage floors); floor and wall coating for kitchens and food-processing spaces; warehousing and storage; and light industrial units. Surface finish appearance reflects the texture and nature of the substrate.
The Drybase collection offers a wide range of practical solutions and applications when it is necessary to apply damp-proof barriers over floors and walls; particularly when it is difficult to create or reinstate damp-proof courses or tackle penetrating damp because of, for example, access issues.
Safeguard Europe’s range of market-leading, proven damp-proofing solutions is supported by the company’s own highly qualified and experienced staff. The support and know-how they offer is extended to contractors, specifiers and property owners and includes technical advice, specification help, research and even in-house laboratory analysis of plaster and masonry.