What is the best damp-proofing cream?
Kiesol C is the highest strength damp proofing cream on the market. With a silane content of 80%, it has the highest concentration there is and therefore provides a permanent horizontal barrier against rising damp. It is quick to install and relies on low pressure injection to ensure a correct dosage.
What is the cream used in damp-proofing?
Dryzone Damp-Proofing Cream
Launched in 2000, Dryzone Damp-Proofing Cream has caused a revolution in the treatment of rising damp. The patented Dryzone System now outsells our traditional chemical injection damp-proofing treatments and is the best-selling rising damp treatment on the UK market.
How does dryzone cream work?
Dryzone Damp-Proofing Cream is a water-based silicone cream that spreads and bonds with sand, cement and mortar. Any continuous sand, cement or mortar line that has been treated with Dryzone then becomes a damp-proof course. Due to it being a high-strength cream.
How does damp proofing cream work?
Damp proof cream works by preventing the process of water entering the home via rising up through the capillaries in brick and masonry surfaces (also known as rising damp). As the cream slowly diffuses it also releases a silane vapour which reacts with the silica in the masonry to form a water repellent resin.
How long does dry zone take to dry?
In a dry wall, once the Dryzone has been injected into the holes, the cream can take up to four weeks to have cured, however there may still be some residue in the holes.
How do you inject damp proofing?
To form a vertical DPC, inject the chemical into holes running in a zigzag pattern that follows the mortar line up the wall to a height of at least 1 metre. The cream can be injected from either side of the wall, though for cavity walled brickwork, we recommend injection from both sides.
How does dryzone damp proofing cream work on cement?
Dryzone Damp-Proofing Cream is the fast, clean and effective method of rising damp treatment. Dryzone Damp-Proofing Cream is a water-based silicone cream that spreads through, and bonds with, sand;cement mortar. Any continuous sand;cement mortar line that has been properly treated with Dryzone becomes a damp-proof course.
Which is the best damp proofing cream in the UK?
The patented Dryzone System now outsells our traditional chemical injection damp-proofing treatments and is the best-selling rising damp treatment on the UK market. Dryzone has a number advantages over conventional chemical injection damp-proofing systems for both the contractor and the householder:
What does dryzone do to a mortar course?
Dryzone is a special damp-proofing cream that is introduced along the mortar course at regular intervals by injecting it into pre-drilled holes. The Dryzone then diffuses before curing to form a continuous water-repellent barrier. This prevents the damp from rising up the wall.
When to use DryZone stormdry masonry protection cream?
Dryzone’s sister product, Stormdry Masonry Protection Cream should be used instead.  It may be necessary to use more cream per 10 m under certain conditions, e.g. where the mortar course does not form a straight line, or in rubble infill walls. Store flat and in a cool, dry, well ventilated place.