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Masonry Wall Insulation: The Essential GuideBy admin
Thursday, 19 September 2019
If you are spending too much money on heating your home during the Winter months, and are looking for a solution that will work with your solid walls, then masonry wall insulation is well worth considering.
Maybe your brickwork is looking a little tired, and you are looking for an invisible barrier to protect your outer walls, while ensuring that your family remains comfortable inside the home.
Have you heard of the new generation performance masonry crème? Have you any idea of the benefits this product provides, and the processes involved?
We have put some information together to help you understand this innovative product, providing you with the relevant information you need to identify if it is the right choice for your home moving forward…
Masonry Wall Insulation: The Basics
Our Home Logic Exterior Wall Insulation is a new generation performance masonry crème, which insulates the bricks of your outer walls, along with the porous building materials. The product is designed to chemically bond with the surface, to create an protective barrier that you can trust.
This masonry crème penetrates deep into the bricks by seventeen millimetres. Using the latest nanotechnology, it bonds with a range of surfaces, including bricks and concrete, protecting them against the elements, which includes dirt, oil, pollution, rain and algae, to name just a few.
The new generation performance masonry crème reduces water absorption by over ninety five percent, which is a figure you can trust, and it comes with the added benefit of a twenty-year lifetime guarantee that you can rely on.
While the masonry crème does create an invisible barrier which reduces water absorption, it doesn’t stop your masonry from breathing. In fact it allows air and moisture to pass from one side to the other while remaining permeable to water vapour
Radically Reduces Water Absorption
The benefit to this new generation performance masonry crème such as the Home Logic Wall Insulation is that it provides excellent insulation properties for your building, by effectively reducing water absorption by up to 95%.
The treatment is guaranteed to last over twenty years, bonding to the surface, and creating an invisible barrier that penetrates the masonry up to seventeen millimetres deep.
Your Masonry Will Still Be Able To Breathe
While the masonry crème does create an invisible barrier which reduces water absorption, it doesn’t stop your masonry from breathing. In fact it allows air and moisture to pass from one side to the other while remaining permeable to water vapour.
The masonry being able to breathe ensures that you have an improved thermal conductivity and insulation.
It’s Completely Self-Cleaning!
That’s right! Home Logic Exterior Wall Insulation, our new generation performance masonry wall insulation, is completely self-cleaning, helping to reduce its maintenance needs considerably.
It stops dirt particles from holding onto the brick work, and enables dirt to simply flow away when it rains. This ensures your masonry remains clean, and looking good at all times.
The next step is to ensure we power wash all the outside walls, where the Home Logic Exterior Wall Insulation will be applied. This step is carried out to remove years of mould, mildew, stains, dirt, soot, loosening paint and more
Masonry Wall Insulation: Our 10-Step Application Process
When it comes to the application of the new generation performance masonry crème, we start with an inspection of your outside walls before we start any work.
This is done to identify any potential problems, before the product is actually applied.
The next step is to ensure we power wash all the outside walls, where the Home Logic Exterior Wall Insulation will be applied. This step is carried out to remove years of mould, mildew, stains, dirt, soot, loosening paint and more.
Also once the walls are washed at high pressure, problem areas will become more noticeable.
Treat for Algae
We can’t begin our application until we treat any areas affected by algae and moss.
This part of the process ensures that the spores are killed off, to reduce the risk of the algae returning at a later date.
Of course you don’t want your entire home covered in the new generation performance masonry crème, so we will cover and mask all your doors, windows, gutters and drainpipes that are not to be sprayed
We Repair Any Cracks
The cracks in the walls must be repaired to ensure the surface is sound and ready for application.
We will cut or grind the area to remove loose debris, and then fill it with a high-quality filler to repair the damage.
Areas we find with damaged render will also be removed and re-rendered, ensuring we match the existing surface as much as possible.
This ensures the surface is fully prepped and prepared for the application itself.
Bagging is a stabilising procedure we follow which is used on poor quality and unpainted surfaces.
We apply a SBR / Unibond Bag Coat to the surface to provide you with superior stabilisation and outstanding adhesive qualities.
Covering Vulnerable Areas
Of course you don’t want your entire home covered in the new generation performance masonry crème, so we will cover and mask all your doors, windows, gutters and drainpipes that are not to be sprayed.
This eliminates the risk of over spraying. We also put down dust sheets and tarpaulin in vulnerable spaces.
Once the application is administered, we inspect our work and then clean up after ourselves, ensuring you receive a first-rate service from start to finish!
The Prime Coat
As with any application on walls, we administer a specialised primer to the wall.
This is to ensure that the Home Logic Exterior Wall Insulation adheres to the surface, providing you with the perfect long-lasting finish.
The New Generation Performance Masonry Crème is Applied
The second last step of our application process is to carry out the application of the Home Logic Exterior Wall Insulation.
It is sprayed onto the wall using specialist machinery, providing a fast and effective application and finish.
We Clean Up After Ourselves
Once the application is administered, we inspect our work and then clean up after ourselves.
Although this is the final step of our ten-step application process, it’s one of the most important of all-it’s your home, and it’s our job to respect that.Related Home Logic Living Articles
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