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14 Jan 2015
The most convincing argument comes from chartered surveyor, builder and university lecturer Jeff Howell, in his book 'The Rising Damp Myth' Here Jeff looks at the evidence, and comes to the conclusion that if rising damp exists at all, it is extremely rare, and in most cases the damp is actually due to condensation, or penetrating damp. Jeff and his…
28 Dec 2014
Basement renovated in 2001 A foul odor in the basement was because of the insulated outer wall was heavily contaminated with mold.After aseveral cleanings with KefaWash, KefaRid was applied with about 1,000 grams per m2.The wall has not since been painted, and can be seen today clean and dry. The wall and insulation is wet and mold have strong potential…
09 Feb 2012
KefaRid eliminates the factors that are necessary for mold growth. The KefaRid coating is a micro-porous matrix that is capable of storing water in the micro-pores during the condensation period and evaporating it back into the atmosphere as soon as the surface temperature is above dew point.The coating is built up of millions of micro-pores. The micro-pore matrix of 1…
03 Feb 2012
First you have to treat the surfaces with a product that maintains the underlying materials dry. The product should be able to let the materials breathe, so that any moisture can get out. It is crucial to understand that it is extremely important that the house or whatever, can get rid of the moisture.Walls which are dry, do not have…
08 Jan 2012
Drainputz system - a mixture such as plaster but multifunctional.With these special properties, the system can be used both indoors and outdoors. Drainputz produce dry walls and controls the humidity in the room.Thanks to its special properties, Drainputz can be used in very humid conditions, for example, basements or exterior walls with salt precipitation and problems with peeling paint. Drainputz…
31 Dec 2014
On the left side you can see a cone without any surface treatment. On the right side you see a cone with KefaTherm surface treatment. After 35 min. the first drop fals from the cone without any surface treatment. The cone with KefaTherm is still dry. Within 6 hours, 33 mililitres of water from condensation has been collected in the…
13 Jan 2012
KefaTherm Anti Condensation Coating is a cost effective, long term solution to preventing and treating dripping roof condensation on single skin cladding applications. All single skin steel or aluminium roofs, including insulated systems with a ventilated airspace, have the capacity to condense and drip. Condensation can produce ideal conditions for mould growth and to prevent this kefa-therm incorporates a highly…
03 Aug 2011
KefaTherm Exterieur has unique characteristics that are important for your facade and the building structure. Because of the surface structure there are hardly any material tensions and therefore there is no electrostatic charge. A dry surface without electrostatic charge attracts less dirt. It is the physics that makes the job again against algae and moss. Differences in pore size also…
03 Aug 2011
The fast evaporation from KefaTherm Exterieur makes the surface dry most of the time, the only long-lasting means to avoid mould and algae growth. In 2000 leading German paint manufacturers were invited to make test patches on a condominium in Berlin, Germany. After two years all test patches except KefaTherm Exterieur were overgrown by algae and mould. This picture was…
03 Aug 2011
Image shows a home in Germany, which was painted with KefaTherm Exterieur in 1993. The house is located on a steep hillside and had constant problems with algae and mold.The high burden of moisture on the walls also caused the paint to peel.The owner did clean and repaint the house every two or three years.After treatment with KefaTherm Exterieur the…

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