Mau West · Blog

So here is the benefit of flooring resins (epoxies and polyurethanes): Resins are resistant to all types of motor vehicles fluids, such as engine oil, coolant, brake and power steering fluid. Resins will not crack when hit by a heavy tools. They are also chemically resistant. Resins are harder to stain with engine oil, coolant, […]

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Do you have a floor where chemical resistance, slip resistance and decorative look are important? UCRETE LOCK COAT PU is a one component, solvent free, aliphatic polyurethane designed to provide a tough clear coating. UCRETE LOCK COAT PU is light stable and non-yellowing with excellent mechanical and chemical resistant properties. Application One coat is adequate […]

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Did you know that waterproofing represents approximately just 2-3% of building costs, but accounts for a whopping 83% of building defect complaints? Basements with inadequate waterproofing are an expensive exercise to repair. Consider the costs involved: excavate behind wall(s); install new membrane and drainage; back filling, paying for damage to owners belongings, etc etc. At […]

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The following article was published by the daily nation on Thursday 24th August 2017. It talks about our Grey Liquid Rubber Waterproofing Membrane. In case you missed it, read about it here. The roofing of a house, or any building, is a major factor in determining its quality. This is because apart from protecting the […]

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There are so many waterproofing materials flooded in the market today for any given situation. Where there are multiple materials to be chosen for a given situation, you should always follow the Waterproofer’s preferences based on the comparative experience they have had given that situation. The sad part is clients in Kenya choose the waterproofing […]

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William Foster once said “Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives.” The roof, even when not visible, is the most important investment in the building. It protects your building and its contents against wind, […]

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In the past year, the Government of Kenya has continued to improve and expand the infrastructure of the country. KNBS reported that the sector grew by 13.6% in 2015 compared to the 13.1% growth the sector posted in 2014 largely due to implementation of mega infrastructure and energy flagship projects under Vision 2030. Case in […]

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A roof garden is any garden on the roof of a building or a house. Besides the decorative benefit, roof gardens provide for temperature control, architectural enhancements and recreational opportunities. The main issue is that the time and expense associated with future repairs of membranes to be put on roof gardens prohibit the use of […]

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WHAT IS EPDM? EPDM is an elastomeric compound that is manufactured from ethylene, propylene, and a small amount of diene monomer. These ingredients are synthesized to produce a product that exhibits a high degree of ozone, ultraviolet, weathering and abrasion resistance, and outstanding low temperature flexibility. These ingredients also contribute to resistance to acids, alkalis, […]

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