waterproofing wall coating on brick wall

Fight external deterioration and moisture with waterproofing wall coating

Applying waterproofing wall coating on your brick or masonry wall is an ideal solution for protecting the wall from external wear and tear. The main purpose of a waterproofing wall coating is to make porous external walls impervious to water without drastically changing its appearance. The waterproofing wall coatings are usually transparent solutions which are absorbed by the porous wall (such as brick wall).

5 benefits of applying a waterproofer

Due to the following 5 benefits, protecting walls with waterproofer is suitable for industrial, commercial and private buildings.

comparison of before and after waterproof wall coating on brick wall

The effect of waterproofing wall coating

  • Slows down the deterioration process of the wall
  • Prevents growth of algae, moss and fungi
  • Gives the surface hydrophobic properties; resists water, oil and grease
  • Some products also include anti-graffiti and flame retardant properties
  • Makes your wall look like new!

Here we will take a look at the products that waterproof walls, and how much it would cost you to make your wall waterproof.

The waterproofing wall coating products and costs

To give an indication on the prices of waterproofing a wall, we have collected some products with which you can do the job.

Waterproof wall coatingPrice (RRP)
Sandtex Brickwork Waterproofer and Protector£5.80 per L
Bond It Waterseal Masonry Waterproofer£3.70 per L
Leyland Trade Truguard Exterior Waterseal Clear£3.80 per L

Wall waterproofers are also suitable for roofs and other surfaces

Not only is waterproofing wall coating suitable for walls but it can also be used to improve other surfaces. A waterproofer is applicable for example on the following substrates:

  • Wood
  • Rooftiles
  • Bathroom tiles
  • All sorts of concrete

Note that some substrates may react on waterproofing wall coating by slightly darkening. Therefore, it is important to first treat a small area, to see the effect on the substrate.