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Repairing Tarmac and concrete drives with Rizistal Epoxy Repair Mortar for tarmac and concrete

Repairing Tarmac and concrete drives with Rizistal Epoxy Repair Mortar for tarmac and concrete


24 hours ago or thereabouts we restored the surface of these parking bays with Rizistal Asphalt and Tarmac surface restorer and Brilliant stuff it is too We realized that the Tarmac in some sections hadn’t gone right up to the edges, weeds had grown through, which we chopped out and decided then to carry on and do the whole surface and repair the damaged sections later you can see a close-up of those damaged sections now. So to do that we are going to use this amazing stuff this is the Rizistal Epoxy Repair Mortar for Asphalt and Tarmac and indeed concrete. It comes in two parts because it’s an epoxy. There’s the hardener and the mortar itself. You’re going to see me digging out the center of the resin mortar. You’re going to see me tipping the hardener in then I’m going to mix it with a paddle when it’s fully mixed you’ll see me repairing all of the holes these are actually quite smaller quite fiddly – one of them is around a drain cover this stuff can be used in holes 10 mm millimeters deep up to a hundred millimeters deep and it doesn’t matter about the size you just buy more of the repair mortar so while this is fairly small scale you can use it on large tarmac repair jobs you can feather the edges out which I will show you later on and you can use whatever tool you like to fill it up most people will use a plasterer’s finishing trowel or concreting trowel. For these small areas I’m going to use a pointing trowel and then I’m going to show you a little trick at the end of it especially useful for Tarmac using a paintbrush to feather it out and get the surface a bit dimpled as well. So we’re going to get on with that, and from time-to- time you’ll see me cleaning my tools down with the Rizistal Safer Solvent It’s a brilliant cleaning solvent for all manner of tools and areas and spillage, and stuff like that. You’ll see me using that to wipe my trowel down to stop the surface dragging so all of those Rizistal products go together to give you a fantastic surface so we’ll get on with that and periodically will let you know what’s happening there we have it completely mixed up we’ve now got 20 to 40 minutes to work with this so don’t mix any more than you actually need in one go it will accept light traffic after three or four hours heavy traffic after eight to 12 hours but please try and keep it dry and clean for as long as possible up to 18 hours for it to be fully effective we’re going to get on and fill these gaps now if you’re doing big areas then it’s a great idea to use the Rizistal Primer Tack Coat. For small areas like this we don’t need the primer we can just use the epoxy mortar. So we’ll get on with that and you can watch as we go There we have it another great repair job from Rizistal they really do make some fantastic repair products. We’ve probably got around a flowerpot-full of mortar left in here. It’s been 40 minutes or thereabouts and this is still workable. I wouldn’t want to work it for much longer so don’t mix up more than you need. Always please wear the correct safety equipment read the instructions on the can with regards to safety, wear some gloves, mask, goggles, etc. We’re used to this, we’re doing it all the time, that’s not an excuse but if I wore all the correct safety stuff you wouldn’t be able to hear me. So please read the instructions wear the proper safety equipment. It’s now time (or will be) in 12-14 hours time we’re going to put a second coat of Tarmac Restorer on this parking bay and the job will be done and dusted. It looks like new it’s going to look even better tomorrow We’re very pleased with these Rizistal products

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