Long Lasting & Breathable:
Stormdry is created using carefully selected silanes and silaxones which line the pores of masonry. Due to the specialised formula Stormdry allows the brickwork to breath naturally and is also resistant to frost damage.
Compared to traditional liquid applied water repellent products Stormdry penetrates much deeper into the masonry. Stormdry also has the ability to fill small cracks between the brickwork and thus extending the life span of the wall. Large cracks would require a separate treatment such as re-pointing.
Stormdry has been extensively tested for its durability and effectiveness when applied to brick, mortar, concrete and sandstone.
Stormdry penetrates deeply into masonry and is water resistant just 12 hours after it has been applied with the effectiveness of the product lasting from 20 to 30 years.
Improving Thermal Performance:
At DH Damp Proofing & Timber we believe that Stormdry can be instrumental in improving the thermal performance of masonry of many properties across London and Berkshire.
Masonry materials such as brick and concrete do not perform well as insulators when they are wet. However if you can prevent masonry materials from absorbing water then their performance as insulators are improved, especially in properties that are built with a single skin. Single skin properties are unsuitable for cavity wall insulation and implementing internal insulation can not only be disruptive but also eat up valuable living space.
A study by Portsmouth University showed Stormdry to save up to 27% energy when used on a single skin wall.
Improving Flood Resistance:
Stormdry has the capability to increase the flood resistance of masonry when used as part of a flood resilience and resistance system.
Stormdry can be used with a mortar incorporating Stormdry Repointing Additive No.2 to repoint an area that could be exposed to excess flooding.
DH Damp Proofing & Timber are experienced professionals in treating penetrative damp across London and Berkshire. It is vital to have a reputable company diagnose and treat any kind of damp.
If you suspect you have a damp problem of any kind call DH Damp Proofing & Timber today for your professional survey. Call now