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03Feb94 UK: NEVER MIND THE WEATHER - ADSHEAD RATCLIFFE WATER REPELLENT.

The weathering and paint-retention properties of masonry can be improved with a silicone resin water repellent from Adshead Ratcliffe.Known as Arbo Masonry Water Repellent, it penetrates the surface, forming a barrier against rain, frost and the formation of effluorescence, while allowing the masonry to breath and dry out.The masonry is unaffected by application of the water repellent, says the firm. It is spray or brush applied and is said to last for at least 10 years. It is available ...

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