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Primers & Reinforcement

To ensure strength, optimal waterproof properties and life expectancy up to 25 years, the use of a roof primer or roof reinforcement fleeces might be required before applying your roof paint. Whether you are dealing with a new roof or the renovation of an older roof, the right products for your project are essential. We stock a wide range of primers and reinforcement fleeces to ensure you can be equipped with all you will need for your roofing projects.

Flashing and roof primers are designed to provide a base for bituminous topcoats and roof sealants to adhere to on dusty and porous surfaces, promoting higher waterproofing capabilities and are an integral part of any roof coating installation. Roof primers are also critical parts of successful repair and renovation work, including the addition of skylights, solar-panels, etc. on previously waterproofed roofs.

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Britannia Aquashield Primer

Britannia Aquashield Primer is a solvent based primer for very porous and loose/friable surfaces. It ensures the Aquashield topcoat delivers optimum waterproofing performance. Works instantly Vital stabilisation of highly friable/porous surfaces Rainfall immediately after application has no adverse effect Can be brush, roller or spray...

Price £37.42
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Rust-Oleum Mathys Primer 44 HS

Rust-Oleum Mathys Primer 44 HS has a large fixation capacity for stabilising loose particles and improving the adherence of subsequent topcoats. Unsaponifiable Good UV resistance Excellent fixation on roofs Very flexible   Chlorinated rubber technology, solvent-based  Quickly water-resistant (1 hour after application at 20°C)...

Price £52.21
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Gaco Roof Tape

This product is temporarily unavailable; please contact our technical team on 0113 2455450 (option 2) or send a message to [email protected] where we will be happy to find an alternative product. Gaco Roof Tape is a self-adhesive seam tape made of cross linked polymers of butyl and E.P.D.M. rubber, coated on fleece backing. Gaco...

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Gaco Liquid Roof Tape

Gaco Liquid Roof Tape is a thick, high-build, rubber-like liquid comprised of 100% silicone and microfibers. The unique properties allow it to replace traditional rubber and mesh seam tape when used in conjunction with GacoPro Roof Coating. More Information **Available for delivery - see Delivery Options below**

Price £134.19
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Britannia Universal QD Primer Sealer

Britannia Universal QD Primer Sealer is a quick drying product for priming weathered single ply roof membranes, allowing priming and topcoating to be completed in one day. External use Gives maximum surface adhesion to single-ply membranes including PVC, Hypalon, TPO Roof Membranes and Plastisol coated substrates (Adhesion/pull off test...

Price £97.50
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Britannia Durashield FD Primer

Britannia Durashield FD Primer is a solvent-based fast drying primer for very porous exterior substrates prior to topcoat. Ready for use on friable/porous surfaces including concrete, asbestos cladding, sheeting and guttering, OSB/plywood, wooden substrates and EPDM. Works instantly Ready to use Rainfall immediately after application has...

Price £18.96
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Mathys Parafix

This product is temporarily unavailable; in the meantime, our technical team recommend Bullet Roof Quick Prime as a great alternative - use discount code MAY10 at checkout to save 10%! Please note: it is important to check that any alternative product is suitable for your requirements, as our suggestion is given in good faith but without...

Price £5.42
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Rust-Oleum Mathys Elastofill

Rust-Oleum Mathys Elastofill is an elastic jointing paste based on acrylic dispersions for filling up cracks, crevices or fissures with periodically varying width, that forms a rubber-like mass with permanently high elasticity (>900%) after evaporation of the water. Used for for sealing, jointing, filling fixing and gluing Can absorb...

Price £4.10
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GacoFlex 66S Tape

GacoFlex 66S Tape is a low profile, fusion-bonded polyester fiber designed to form a strong, yet conforming, membrane for silicone elastomeric coatings on uneven surfaces. Used for plywood joints, concrete construction joints, concrete cracks, and joints between metal, fiberglass or insulation, and combinations of the above substrates in roof,...

Price £44.10
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Rust-Oleum Mathys Dacfill Fleece

Rust-Oleum Mathys Dacfill / Dacfill HZ Fleece is a polyester woven mesh, flexible and elastic which is specified for use as a system with Dacfill HZ flat-roof coating. Reinforcement fleeces provide added durability, flexibility and strength to flat-roofs. A fraction of the cost of re-felting or re-roofing 15 years maintenance free life...

Price £202.83
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GacoFlex SF2000 SeamSeal

GacoFlex SF2000 SeamSeal is a silicone-based, solvent-free, single-component waterproof elastomeric moisture-curing sealant combined with a reinforcing agent. Intended for application over cleaned and primed roofs as a joint and fastener treatment in place of fabric and/or elastomeric sheet tape. It may also be used to repair blisters in spray...

Price £147.42
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Reinforcement Fleeces

Reinforcement fleeces are ideal to add additional strength, flexibility and durability to your roof. Especially when you are dealing with cracks, splits, holes or joins in roofing, the addition of reinforcement fleeces will increase the life expectancy of your roof and coating system. We stock a wide range of fleeces, suitable to be used in conjunction with a variety of roof coating systems such as those from Tor and Rust-Oleum.

Primers

Primers are great to ensure the substrate is in optimal condition for the next layer of paint. If you are renovating an existing roof, a primer might be needed to stabilize loose particles, to prepare weathered substrates or to prevent the absorption of moisture on porous substrates. If you are coating a completely new roof for the first time, we also stock primers to give your roof the maximum durability and life expectancy, on surfaces and substrates including:

  • Concrete
  • Asbestos
  • Cement
  • Metal
  • Mild Steel
  • Asphalt
  • Roofing felt
  • Zinc
  • Slate
  • Terracotta tiles
  • Lightweight concrete screeds
  • Masonry
  • Clay tiles

Many of these primers can be applied on damp (but not wet) roof surfaces to improve:

  • Low temperature flexibility
  • Heat and solar reflective capabilities of topcoat applications
  • Waterproofing
  • Colour retention – where applicable
  • High strength bond between the surface and the topcoat application
  • Stain-blocking
  • Improving the elevated level of tack on vertical surfaces
  • Extending the lifespan of previously aged and weathered surfaces
  • UV resistance
  • Chemical and pollution resistance
  • Protection against moss, algae and fungal growth
  • Crack bridging to prevent internal leaks
  • Minimise dirt retention
  • Resistant to water immersion in autumn and winter months

As we stock primers and reinforcement fleeces for various brands and for various surfaces, please do get in touch when you have any enquiries about the best products for your roofing project.


Guarantees, Warranties and Life Expectancies for Large Roofing Projects

Our roof coating systems are designed to waterproof, protect and decorate almost all types of roofing materials. Roof coatings are often the most cost effective way to renovate a roof by allowing the user to extend the life expectancy without the need of a specialist contractor.

However, often larger roofing projects require some form of ‘guarantee’ for the client and/or building owner to provide peace of mind that the coating system applied to the roof will protect/waterproof the roof for an agreed period of time.

We offer systems that can be used year round to provide upto 5, 10, 15 and 25 years protection when applied by an approved contractor to flat, metal, pitched, felt, asbestos, corrugated roofs and more. Cold applied, seamless systems mean no need for heat or naked flames providing tough, elastomeric, waterproofing coatings that withstand thermal/structural movement.

We will visit your site and carry out a full inspection, write a tailored specification to meet your requirements and offer an approved contractor for the application. We will never offer a contractor that we have not trained and approved, all our contractors have successfully completed specific product training on the systems they apply and are monitored regularly to ensure the highest standard of quality is achieved.

By using one of our nationwide approved contractors for our products you enable yourself to take advantage of our guarantees, life expectancies and warranties. This means that if we say our system is going to last a certain amount of time, or perform in a certain way and it doesn’t, you’re covered.

If you’re a contractor and would like to become an approved installer of our systems please contact us on 0113 245 5450