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How to waterproof your roof with peel and stick membrane

How to waterproof your roof with peel and stick membrane

It is strongly recommended that when you need to do waterproofing and you want to ensure quicker turnaround time, choose a peel-and-stick membrane.  abe® peel and stick membrane is a self-adhesive waterproofing membrane comprising of bitumen incorporated in a polypropylene fabric that is easy to apply – no special equipment required, just measure, cut, peel and stick.  Furthermore easily coat it with a cementitious or acrylic paint to match the surrounding structure. Ideal for low thresholds that will not accommodate multi-layer built up systems to receive tiles and waterproofing floor areas of patio’s, balconies, wet areas in kitchens, bathroom and showers to receive tile adhesive and tiling

1 x paint brush

1 x utility knife

1 x rubber roller

abe ®Product

abe® peel and stick membrane (supplied in 10 m x 150 mm, 10 m  x 300 mm and 10 m x 600 mm rolls)

Note:  Rather use super laykold tape (if you don’t need to cover it with paint or tile adhesive – UV resistant).

 

Primer: bitu.®prime – 1 L, 5L, 25 L and 200 L containers

Cleaner: a.b.e.® super brush cleaner – 1 L, 5 L and 25 L containers

Top coat: a.b.e.® super laycryl or dura.®flex or abe.®proof PU eco – 5 L containers

HERE’S HOW:

Preparation

  • The surface needs to be clean, sound, dust free and dry.
  • All surfaces must be smooth without sharp protrusions that may puncture the membrane.

Priming

  • Prime all prepared surfaces using bitu.®prime and allow it to dry.

Application

  • Ensure all inside and outside detailing are completed first.
  • Measure, cut and peel.
  • Remove release paper.
  • Carefully apply the membrane whilst you remove the release paper and by hand firmly press the abe® peel and stick membrane onto the prepared primed surface.
  • Using the rubber roller ensure that there are no creases or air bubbles present and fully bonded to the substrate.
  • Heat weld overlaps

GOOD TO KNOW:

  • Side and end laps are to be a minimum of 50 mm for 150 mm and 300 mm wide rolls.
  • For 600 mm wide rolls, side laps are to be a minimum of 50 mm and end laps 100 mm.

USES:

  • Low thresholds that will not accommodate multi-layer built up systems to receive tiles.
  • Waterproofing floor areas of patio’s, balconies, wet areas in kitchens, bathroom and showers to receive tile adhesive and tiling.
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