Clear Waterproofing Sealers

Clear waterproofing sealers are used for the purpose of water proofing surfaces, wherein retaining the original look and feel of the surface is a necessity. Clear waterproofing sealers originated only because of the fact that a need was seen for avoiding the ugliness associated with traditional waterproofing sealers. Clear waterproofing sealers are mostly acrylic based and work by forming a clear protective film on the surface that needs protection.

These days a large number of traditional sealant providers have started offering clear sealants. Let us take a look at some of the most popular options that are available for use both in homes as well as in offices.

Seal-Krete Original Waterproofing Sealer

Seal-Krete Original Waterproofing Sealer is basically a water based clear sealer that has an acrylic base. It is designed with a view to protect concrete as well as masonry structures from water damage, especially moisture penetration. The sealer works by penetrating the surface, to be protected, and forming a tough yet flexible clear film. The sealer can also be used for the purpose of improving paint adhesion and for strengthening mortar joints. It can be used on a wide variety of surfaces such as concrete, brick, stucco, plaster, drywall, galvanized metal, wood fencing, masonite, etc.

H&C Concrete and Masonry Waterproofing Sealer

This is a clear sealer that is water based in nature and is known for providing protection against the effects of rain, ice and even snow. The major advantage of this sealer is that it is both economical as well as durable. Application of this sealer protects the surface from efflorescence, general weathering, water infiltration and even spalling (that is caused by repeated freeze/thaw cycles).

The H&C concrete and masonry waterproofing sealer can be very easily applied using a brush or a sprayer and can be used to protect a number of surfaces. Also generally only a single coat of the sealer is more than enough to protect the surface on which it has been applied.

Hydragard-S Impregnating Sealer

Hydragard-S is a clear siloxane sealer that is used for the purpose of preventing water from entering into porous building materials and structures. The effectiveness of the sealer can be gauged by the fact that even torrential rain and winds up to 100 km/hr cannot impregnate a wall that has been coated and sealed by Hydragard-S.

Another great feature is that unlike other sealers available in the market, Hydragard-S can be used for protecting surfaces from UV attack and even acid rain. Also the sealer once applied has a long service life. Its service life is close to 10 years in total.
The sealer can be typically applied on a number of surfaces and has a number of applications including:

  • Prevention of appearance of mould and moss.
  • Protecting precast panels during construction.
  • Protection of natural stone heritage constructions.
  • Providing adequate water resistance to brick and sandstone paving.

These are a few clear waterproofing sealers that are available in the market and which can be used as a substitute for traditional waterproofing sealers in areas where it is important to maintain the original look and feel of the surface that needs to be protected.

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