SecilTEK Silicate Paint is one of the most breathable masonry paints available - with an 'Sd value' of 0.01 m.Silicate Paint provides a long-lasting, breathable paint finish both internally and externally. It can be applied onto a wide range of surfaces, including lime and cement based renders, gypsum plasters and stonework. It can be used on both traditional and modern structures and is ideal for troublesome areas, such as damp basements.
The use of breathable paints is essential in traditional, solid wall constructions which may contain moisture from a range of sources. Trapping this moisture in the walls with film-forming acrylic paints can cause serious structural and dampness problems.