Keep your home protected with these tips

Tis the season for harsh weather, but Sandtex is here to ensure you have the tools you need to protect your home. With the winds and the rains, the snow and the ice, it’s time to make sure you’re well equipped for the months ahead. The below tips will help get you started.

Protect brickwork, render, pointing, concrete, stone and plaster with our Brickwork Waterproofer and Protector: This is clear, silicone based, formulation for porous surfaces forms a water repellent barrier, protecting against damaging effects of rain, frost, ice and snow. Dries to form a clear invisible coating on the substrate. Find out more here.

Get your trim in shape with our Rapid Dry plus Gloss or Satin: Since the weather is unpredictable these days, a quick drying formula is extremely helpful to make sure you can complete the job in due time. Our Rapid Dry gloss or satin formulations are fantastic for this. Our Rapid Dry Plus Soft Satin is an advanced, quick drying, water based technology in a soft, low sheen finish for exterior wood and metal. Our Rapid Dry Plus High Gloss is a quick drying, advanced water based technology gives a mirror shine finish to exterior wood and metal. These advanced formulations resist cracking and will stay looking fantastic for longer.

Patch cracks and holes with our Ready Mixed Masonry Filler: If small holes and cracks get left unfixed they can grow into a much bigger problem. This is especially true when they’re exposed to harsh winter weather. Take the time to check around your home for any areas that might need to be filled. This product is easy to use and ideal for outdoor repairs to brick, render, stone and most other building materials prior to painting. Fine cracks and holes. For deeper cavities apply in layers of approximately 9mm.

Rejuvenate your windows with our PVCu Cleaner: The changing of seasons is a great excuse to clean your PVC-u surfaces! Having clean and fresh windows will make a world of difference to the look and feel of your home. Our heavy duty cleaner removes grime easily for a renewed shine on your PVC-u surfaces. To use, Spray onto surface from approximately 20 – 25 cm. Leave for 30 seconds before rinsing and wiping clean with a cloth.

Who’s ready for winter? Our blog has plenty of excellent articles to help you care for your home and make it as beautiful as it can be. Over the years we’ve put together a plethora of seasonal tips and checklists to make sure your home is in the best shape, whatever the time of year.


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