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KreteTek Industries reduces environmental impact of its Ghostshield formulas

Kretetek Industries, the leader in concrete protection through advances in molecular nanotechnology, has launched its first ultra concentrated version of its signature formulas -- Ghostshield Siloxa-Tek 8500... Read More

Brick Sealer

Bricks are one of the oldest known building materials dating back to 7000BC where they were first found in the middle east. Today bricks are one of the most common building materials used on residential homes,... Read More

Best Basement Waterproofing Sealer

While concrete may seem like an extremely strong building material it is naturally porous and prone to water absorption. Beginning on the surface, concrete is filled with tiny pores and hairline cracks that... Read More

How to Waterproof Concrete

When concrete and mineral substrates come into contact with water, they absorb an amount which depends on their porosity. Water is one of the most detrimental causes of structural damage such as cracks, frost... Read More

How to Acid Etch Concrete

In order to properly prepare a substrate to accept a concrete sealer one of the best surface preparation methods is to acid etch the concrete. Acid etching will open up the pores of the concrete and allows the... Read More

Concrete Surface Preparation

Concrete coatings typically fail due to inadequate surface penetration or moisture. In order for a coating to properly adhere, the concrete surface must be free of surface defects, clean, sound and dry. The... Read More

Water Repellent Sealer vs Concrete Restoration

Architects and engineers are currently rediscovering reinforced concrete and its no wonder, since virtually no other construction material offers so many possibilities. However, concrete and steel are... Read More

How to Prevent Concrete Damage

Concrete damage can occur through some of the following means:Carbonation: Carbon dioxide from the air can react with the calcium hydroxide in concrete to form calcium carbonate in a process which is called... Read More

Hydrophobic Concrete Sealers

Typical Concrete Damages:Corrosion of Rebar: Rebar is protected by the oxide layer in alkaline concrete. Carbon dioxide reduces concrete's alkalinity from outside to inside by formation of calcium carbonate. At... Read More

Water Based Water Repellents

Silane, siloxane, and siliconate based water repellents have been used for decades to protect buildings against moisture and consequent physical, chemical and biological deterioration. These silicone based... Read More