Problem Solver - Bitumen

Problem

Tar Based product often used in water proofing or as a coating for external metal work such as gutters and downpipes


Stages

Stage 1 - Preparation

Clean/Wash down surface

Brewers recommends:

Depending on surface substrate check condition and carry out any remedial works required to make sound


If any mould or mildew is apparent, treat with a suitable fungicidal solution, rinse again with clean water and allow to dry.

Brewers recommends:
  • Albany Fungicidal Wash 1L
    - A 1 litre concentrated multi surface treatment to prevent the growth of surface mould on timber and masonry

Stage 2 - Basecoat

Apply suitable stain blocking primer. Alloy to dry and apply a 2nd coat in the same way.

Brewers recommends:

Apply your choice of undercoat to manufacturers recommendations and allow to dry – 1 coat.

Brewers recommends:
  • Albany Undercoat White 1L
    - Excellent covering power, finish for interior and exterior use on wood and metal. Perfect for new work and redecoration.

Stage 3 - Topcoat

Apply your choice of Gloss to manufacturers recommendations and allow to dry – 2 coats.

Brewers recommends: