Waterproofing to Prepare for Heavy Rains

After the showers that accompany South Africa’s warm weather, many of you may have found some water damage left in its wake. Here are a few simple ways to prevent this from happening again in the future with waterproofing paints.


This modified acrylic latex product is formulated to be incorporated into cementitious surfaces. It is the ideal product to improve flexibility and increase adhesion while water/damp proofing whatever it is applied to. Acrylatex is such an effective damp proofing product that it is often used to stop damp rising when constructing fish ponds.

If your walls or floors have suffered heavy water damage, Acrylatex can be used to repair large areas of damage to the surface and prevent it from reoccurring thanks to its flexible nature for long-term durability.



This is the ideal product for if you have experienced water damage on concrete before and need to put an end to it once and for all. Cementek is designed to protect concrete from water, dust and UV rays, so it is an all-round concrete solution to keep it functioning at its best for as long as possible.

It cures and seals at the same time, leaving you with a finished product that can reach its maximum hardness while remaining free from cracks and chips.



If your property has already suffered from water damage, do not fear, there is a way to repair this damage with the help of Dampprime. Paint suppliers have specially formulated this product to hold back rising damp without penetrating the primer. The secret to Dampprime’s success is the cement in its production which uses the moisture in the wall to harden and create a water tight barrier. This repairs water damage and prevents any further damage from occurring.

If you are looking to get your home all spiffy before the next rainy season, we would suggest beginning with repairing any water or damp damage. If you leave it till summer you run the risk of further damage. Waterproofing paint will prepare your home for the coming rains and repair any damage.


Take advantage of the dry winter months to prepare your home for the rainy season. Browse our products to see what else you can use to get your home ready for anything.

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