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Advice Pages

 

We know finding the right product for your environment isn't always straight forward. That's why we've put together a series of advice pages detailing which products are best for which environment. If you need help, our expert advisors are more than happy to talk through your project via Live Chat or call us on 01483 418 418.

What category are you looking for? We'll take you straight there: Repair, Preparation, Paints & Coatings or Anti Slip & Floor Safety.

Repair

Floor & Wall Repair Advice

Floor & Wall Repair Advice

From repairing cracks and holes, to levelling floors, our advice pages will guide you through the process to make the job easier.

 

Repairing floors in cold conditions

Repairing floors in cold conditions

We've reformulated our original products so that they can cure at temperatures of 0°C. Whatever the repair, we have a solution for you.

 

Roof repair advice

Roof repair advice

Read our advice on how to apply our waterproof coatings and repair products to make your roof watertight as quick and easy as possible.

 

The end of the road for pesky pothole problems

Did you know: Nearly one-third (32%) of UK drivers have had their car damaged by a pothole? Learn more about why potholes form, and more importantly, how to fill them in quickly and simply with our industry-leading Bitu-Mend range.

No need to freeze your maintenance this winter

No need to freeze your maintenance this winter

Cold weather maintenance is essential to the upkeep of your commercial premises. That's why we have created a range of paints and repair mortars that are specially formulated to cure even in the coldest conditions.

Concrete Damage Control

Concrete Damage Control

There is concrete evidence that if you don’t maintain your flooring, cracks can spread and ruin your business. We can ensure damage control so your productivity is not impacted and costly repairs are avoided.

The only coat you need in wet weather conditions

Discovering a roof leak during routine inspections requires prompt action to prevent further damage. Our Roofite line seals roofs with one coat, even in heavy rain, providing an effective emergency repair solution.

Extreme Weather Repairs

Our products work in extreme weather, but you don't have to

Winter weather can be harsh and make repair work challenging. Our range of industry-leading formulas can prevent extreme weather from causing lasting damage and help keep your site safe. 

Floor Checklist

The only family with this kind of strength - Our Concrex range

The Concrex family has evolved to cover almost any repair, anywhere. Learn more about the formulations we offer to guarantee a repair that will be virtually indestructible, every time. 

A maintained surface is a better surface

Maintaining your exterior concrete floor creates a safer and more efficient working environment with a fresh look. Our range of concrete repair products quickly and easily fixes cracks and holes, while our industry-leading paints and line marking solutions add long-lasting protection.

Winter is on the way: get your facility prepared

Almost a third of facilities management professionals agree that a lack of general maintenance and repair often poses a safety risk and over a quarter have been impacted by slips, trips and falls recently. As we move into winter and the weather turns, these challenges are only set to get worse.

Flowpatch Range

Watco Flowpatch is one of our bestselling epoxy repair mortars, with an easy to mix, pourable formulation. Choose from multiple formulas in our Flowpatch range to repair your floors fast and return your floor to full use in just two hours.

Downloadable Repair Guides

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Inspect your floors with our Floor Checklist

Keeping on top of daily maintenance can be a struggle. Use our checklist for quick and easy floor inspections. We’ll help you spot the damage and find the product solutions to fix it.

Problem and solution Guide

Guide to problems and solutions

Our free guide gives expert information on tackling common flooring repair problems with Watco’s high performance solutions. Gain valuable insights into risks both inside and outside your premises, ensuring safety underfoot.

Preparation

All in the preparation

All in the preparation

A coating will only perform to its full potential if it's bonded to a well prepared and correctly primed surface. 

 

Floor Preparation

Floor Preparation

Floor preparation is key to a perfect finish. Find the best way to get your floors ready for one of our high performance coatings.

 

The ultimate pairing for priming & protecting heavily trafficked concrete floors

The ultimate pairing for priming & protecting heavily trafficked concrete floors

For guaranteed superior protection on heavily-trafficked concrete floors, our highly advanced duo of Epoxicote High Build Primer and Epoxicote High Build are in a class of their own.

Paints & Coatings

Paint your floor the Watco way

Paint your floor the Watco way

Paint technology is constantly evolving but whatever project you’re working on, you want to be sure that the paint you use is the right paint for the job, and will provide a durable, long-lasting finish.

How to get the best Watco Floor

How to get the best Watco Floor

All Watco products are designed to give first class results, every time. But for the best Watco floor we recommend following this guide.

 

Painting floors in cold conditions

Painting floors in cold conditions

Essential refurbishment cannot be avoided during the colder months. Find out what can go wrong and how to do it right. 

 

Line Marking Advice

Line Marking Advice

Improve safety and appearance around your premises with our durable line marking tapes, paints and sprays.

 

Damp and Waterproofing Advice

Damp and Waterproofing Advice

Ensure your premises is protected from rising damp and leaks and spillages.

 

Top End Technology

Top End Technology

We design and formulate unique products that solve very specific flooring problems that other paints can't.

 

Hygienic coatings and repair

Floors and walls by nature, are a breeding ground for dirt, germs and bacteria. Our innovative range of products are specially formulated to tackle dirt and reduce, if not completely eliminate, bacterial growth.  

The perfect finish for your asphalt surfaces

The perfect finish for your asphalt surfaces

We offer a wide range of external paints and coatings to protect your concrete and asphalt surfaces against all types of wear and tear. Continue reading to learn more about the differences between our formulations and find a solution that matches your needs.

Same Name, New Results

Same Name, New Results

Flexicoat and Safety Grip Flex, our most popular flexible floor coatings, are now back and better than ever thanks to their all-new polyaspartic formulations.

Bring out the best of your exterior asphalt surfaces

Our range of asphalt repair products will quickly and easily transform worn or damaged pavements, loading areas, external yards, car parks and driveways, while our tough and durable paints and line marking products will keep your external areas looking their best.

Professional finish for internal floors

Looking for a perfect paint finish: Here's the pros and cans

Warehouses, garages and reception surfaces subject to wear and tear will benefit from our professional and high-performance paints, which are designed to repair and protect any floor used for light and heavy traffic.

Waterproofing and damp proofing range

The effects of water penetration can be long-lasting to your surfaces with rising damp creating unhealthy working environments. Prevent further damage with our industry-leading waterproofing and damp proofing products.

RAL Colour Range

Our best-selling Watco products are now available in 190 RAL colours, allowing you to adapt your premises to make it a safer environment for staff and the public, and ensure any hazards are clearly visible.

Tough problems call for specialist coatings

Our Specialist range brings speed, strength, and durability to any floor surface. These high performance coatings are specifically formulated to handle the toughest requirements while providing exceptional results.

Anti Slip & Floor Safety

Anti Slip Advice

Anti Slip Advice

Make your floors, steps and ramps safe. Our anti slip products and coatings provide slip resistance to a range of surfaces and areas.

 

Providing anti slip solutions in the cold

Providing anti slip solutions in the cold

Snow and ice can make surfaces slippery and potentially hazardous underfoot. Find out more about the anti slip solutions we offer. 

 

Floor Safety Advice

Floor Safety Advice

Making floors, steps and ramps safe - inside and out. Find out more about our anti slip product range.

 

Safety Tape

The ultimate guide to line marking in warehouses

In a facility where heavy machinery is sharing floor space with workers on foot and there’s potential hazards around every corner, it’s important to have a clearly defined line marking system for both safety and efficiency.

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Exterior Anti Slip Coatings vs GRP

Paints, coatings and GRP all offer anti slip protection but how do you decide which is the best option? Watco’s anti slip range offers versatile solutions to suit any surface and location. Our buying guide will help you decide which solution and product is best for you. 

Anti slip solutions you can count on

Anti slip solutions you can count on

You're on safe ground with Watco. Slips and falls on your site can lead to costly repairs, avoidable injuries, and unnecessary downtime. Our range of anti slip products checks all the boxes, helping to make any surface significantly safer.

Safety and Health at Work Day

Safety and Health at Work Day

Facilities Managers feel they make mistakes because of increasing workloads. Errors due to time constraints can lead to damaged surfaces which then become a source of trips, slips and falls. Ensure your workplace is safe with our market-leading solutions.

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