DIY Advice: Waterproofing Parapet Walls
A step-by-step DIY guide to waterproofing parapet walls
Shave’s Shopping List:
- Polycell Ready Mixed Crack Filler or Polycell Masonry Patching Plaster
- Hamilton’s scraper or sander
- Dekade Surface Conditioner
- Dekade Dekabond
- Hamilton’s brush or roller utility set
- Dekade Dekatex.
STEP 1: Repair and fill any cracks with Polycell Ready Mixed Crack Filler or Polycell Masonry Patching Plaster. Remove all old and peeling paint with a Hamilton’s scraper or by sanding.
STEP 2: Prime the surface with Dekade Surface Conditioner
STEP 3: Waterproof by applying Dekade Dekabond with a Hamilton’s brush or roller and build up to a thickness of 1mm in 3 coats. Allow 4 hours drying time between applications.
STEP 4: Finish with your chosen topcoat, such as Dekade Dekatex.
Ask instore for the best advice in products and quantities to achieve the best result.