How do you Mix Thoroseal?

Mix the Thorseal® powder using a solution consisting of ACRYL 60 diluted with water, usually 1 part ACRYL® 60 to 3 parts clean water. For improved curing, better physical properties and improved bonding capability in extreme environments or on dense or questionable surfaces, reduce the dilution ratio to 1:2 or 1:1.

Can you plaster over Thoroseal?

Where finishing is likely to be delayed for some time, the THOROSEAL® SUPER should be sand-dashed immediately after application to aid adhesion. Do not use a Gypsum based plaster directly over THOROSEAL® SUPER.

What is Thoroseal used for?

Thoroseal® 550i is a ready-to-use polymer-modified cement-based coating. It is used to waterproof and protect concrete, mortar, and masonry surfaces requiring either positive- or negative-side waterproofing. Thoroseal® 550i can be applied by low-pressure spraying or hand troweling.

Can you add color to Thoroseal?

Wet the surface. 2) Mix the Thoroseal per instructions on the bag. It is possible to mix Thoroseal either manually or with a power mixer. If any dyes are to be used, add them at this time and mix while gradually adding Thoroseal powder.

Which is better Drylok or Thoroseal?

First, in terms of the quality of coatings, Thoroseal is a better choice. However, Drylok is simpler to apply. Also, Drylok has a greater vapor permeability. On the other hand, Thoroseal is more resistant to absorbing moisture.

What is super Thoroseal?

Super Thoroseal® Waterproof Coating is a powder, cement-based waterproofing product for protecting concrete and masonry substrates. Easy to use, just add water. Ideal for basement, foundation and retaining walls, concrete planters and walls, stucco, concrete and cinder block, brick, sea walls and piers.

Is MasterSeal 583 paintable?

MasterSeal 583 Formerly Super Thoroseal Waterproof Coating Not a paint, a heavy, cement base waterproof coating for concrete or masonry Harder than the wall itself Fills and seals pores and voids, assures complete protection against water penetration Dry powder form, just add water White 5 gallons.

Does Thoroseal breathe?

Breathable, prevents build-up of water vapor which causes blistering, flaking and peeling of paint films and other non breathing coatings. Can be painted with 100% acrylic paint. Compatible to concrete and masonry, actually becomes part of the wall.

Which is better Drylok or ThoroSeal?

Who makes ThoroSeal?

Master Builders Solutions
​​Thoro concrete and waterproofing products now a part of Master Builders Solutions.

Is there anything better than Drylok?

per gallon of coverage, Sani-Tred can waterproof larger surfaces using less material and lowering your costs. Not only does Sani-Tred actually waterproof your basement, it has better coverage for less money in the long run. Drylok appears to be the more economical choice.

What is Sahara cement?

Sahara Cement Water Proofing Compound is for surface waterproofing. Ordinary concrete is naturally porous and allows unwanted moisture and water to seep through no matter how well made and placed.