What is PCI Lastogum?
What is PCI Lastogum?
PCI Lastogum 8kg grey is a waterproof, flexible, protective coating used under ceramic coverings in showers and bathrooms. This one component, solvent-free synthetic resin is perfect solution to for light complex waterproofing in your wetroom.
Do I need to tank under shower tray?
If it is a wet room with a tiled floor and no shower tray then yes it needs tanking. In a nutshell, the tanking process is where tape is applied to the corners and joins and a waterproof coating is painted on. It is not always necessary to tank the floor if a shower tray and enclosure are being installed.
Do shower walls need to be tanked?
All substrates within a wet area should now be waterproofed before tiling, even in domestic locations. So, whenever you’re retiling a bathroom, shower, or other wet areas, remember you must apply a suitable tanking membrane, tanking solutions or apply waterproof tile backer boards first.
Can concrete and plasterboard be tanked?
Mike Mike. Simon, yes you can use plasterboard when tanking. The main differences between plasterboard and other board materials is the weight of tile and adhesive they can hold. Plasterboard can hold 32kg / m2 if it hasn’t been plaster skimmed, or 20kg if it has.
Should a shower be tanked?
Should a bathroom be tanked?
Latest codes of practice released in July 2018 by the British Standards Institute (BSI) for BS 5385-1 (wall and floor tiling in normal internal conditions) has seen a positive change in regulations overseeing works in domestic bathrooms and wet areas.
What is the best waterproofing for bathrooms?
Yes, we have Dr Fixit Bathseal range of bathroom waterproofing products. The products are the one-stop solution to ensure a clean and dry bathroom. Dr Fixit Bathseal range seals all four critical areas in a bathroom. For example, floor bed, shower splash zone, sanitary fittings, and nahani trap & drainage pipes.
Do you need to prime Jackoboard?
Does Jackoboard require priming prior to tiling? Due to the surface coating of the Jackoboard, priming is not required when using a cementitious flexible adhesive.
Do I need to waterproof plasterboard before tiling?
Do I need to waterproof the plasterboard? British Standards recommend that any water sensitive substrate such as plasterboard, when used in a wet area, should be tanked – even if it states it is “waterproof”.
How do you use a lastogum tanking kit?
Open up the lastogum or Weber tanking kit box and remove the 1 ltr white bottle of primer. Follow the mixing instructions and apply primer to the walls and floor of the area you wish to tank. Allow to dry as per instructions.
How do you use lastogum paint on walls?
Follow the mixing instructions and apply primer to the walls and floor of the area you wish to tank. Allow to dry as per instructions. Using a 2 inch paint brush apply a thin bead of lastogum paint on the horizontal and vertical joints of the area you wish to tank.
How do you use lastogum jointing tape?
Using a 2 inch paint brush apply a thin bead of lastogum paint on the horizontal and vertical joints of the area you wish to tank. Starting with the horizontal surfaces first, apply the rubberised jointing tape (BLUE SIDE UP) over the lastogum paint.