The clear multi-surface waterproofer
is formulated to be applied on a variety of substrates, including concrete, brick, stucco and wood.
In 1966, office clerk George Kloosterhouse (with help from his friend Edwin Johanknecht, a waterproofer
) developed a water-based corrective called Wite-Out, which has been owned by stationery giant Bic since 1992.
To protect bricks, pointing, render, stone, concrete and plaster against water damage, try Sandtex Brickwork Waterproofer
and Protector (PS29.99 for 5ltr, Homebase), a clear liquid that's easy to use and dries quickly.
EXTREME MASONRY WATERPROOFER
stops water at 12 psi (greater than a wall of water 26 feet high).
High-quality options include Sherwin-Williams' Loxon line and SuperPaint, Behr's Elastomeric Masonry, Stucco & Brick Paint and UGLs DRYLOK masonry waterproofer
BASF Construction Chemicals' Rheocrete 222+, a combined waterproofer
and organic corrosion inhibitor, met the stringent requirements.
Finally, Drylok waterproofer
should not be used on floors.
Treat children's school shoes too with black or clear Waterproofing Wax for Leather, an all-in-one polish and waterproofer
Abraham Grandish, born 1855, worked as a hawker selling fruit while his daughter Fanny, born 1895, was employed as a waterproofer
If the walls are porous, protect them with a clear waterproofer
. If only one brick becomes porous or damaged, replace it to avoid damp problems developing inside as well as outside.
Granger's success has come from such products as the 2-in-1 Wash and Waterproofer