Safe Seal's specialization areas include: Waterproofing, Damp-proofing and Building protection.
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A wide range of
building defects can result in rainwater entering the building. The symptoms
are usually obvious, for example, water dripping through a
Safe Seal use a good range of products to treat
waterproofing problems common to buildings in Southern Africa: - A multi-purpose,
acrylic-based emulsion, which is mixed with portland cement and applied in
conjunction with flexseal membrane. Flexseal can be used for waterproofing of
balconies (before tiling), flower boxes, soil-retaining walls, showers,
reservoirs, and ponds. - A
colourless siloxane water-repellent for preventing rain penetration through
outside walls. - a cement-based, polymer modified powder, which is mixed with water
(or diluted Bondaid Plus) and applied by block-brush or trowel. One cured, SWS
Slurry forms a waterproof barrier. It has a wide range of waterproofing
applications, but is particularly suited to waterproofing reservoirs and
Safe Seal's range of
damp-proofing products and services are designed to deal with dampness entering buildings
from the ground.
Dampness can enter the building from the ground in two
buildings are constructed without effective damp-proofing, due to faulty design
or construction. This allows moisture to enter the building, often resulting in
decorative spoiling (such as paint blisters or flaking) and an unpleasant
Utilising basement space has become an
increasingly popular trend in Europe and the United States in recent years.
More and more new houses are incorporating basements in their design, and old,
damp, basements are being up-graded to provide new living
Although this trend is partly driven by high property prices in
these parts of the world, other factors, such as the natural insulation
provided by basements are also important. A basement can provide a quiet space
in a noisy city, or can provide wines with the stable tempertaure environment
that they need to mature. Whatever use you decide to put your basement to,
however, it is important that is is correctly waterproofed.Basement Waterproofing SystemsIn South Africa,
Safeguard supply two types of system for waterproofing exisiting
The CDM system can also be used during construction to
waterproof basements in new buildings. Please contact our technical helpline
Safe Seal's services and products
have now grown from its origins in waterproofing and damp-proofing to
include other specialist construction chemicals that
- Plasteraid - a special bonding liquid used to improve the
adhesion of cement plasters and renders.
- Tileaid - a latex-based bonding
liquid for improving the performance of tile adhesives and
- Tileprime - a liquid used for priming surfaces to be tiled when
tile adhesives may have difficulty adhering.
- Bondaid Plus - A
multi-purpose liquid admixture formulated for use in bonding slurries, screeds,
rendering, and other cementitious mixes.