DryLok has been around for many years with their traditional DryLok formula claiming waterproofing, yet never living up to the hype causing consumers trouble. Finally DryLok is out with a new patent pending formula. DryLok Clear Masonry Waterproofer. How does it perform and does it cause the same amount of headaches that DryLok the original latex based ‘waterproofer’ does?
DryLok’s website description states, “DryLok Clear Masonry Waterproofer is the first non-pigmented masonry waterproofer specifically formulated for use on bare masonry floor and wall surfaces. This technology provides a durable, waterproof, easy to clean, non-yellowing high gloss finish. DryLok Clear Masonry Waterproofer incorporates environmentally safe green biocides, to resist the growth of mildew on the dry paint film. DryLok Clear Masonry Waterproofer has been tested in accordance to requirements of ASTM D- 7088 Resistance to Hydrostatic Pressure at 4 P.S.I. and ASTM D-6904 Resistance to Wind Driven Rain of 98 mph.”
Claiming to stop hydrostatic pressure and wind driven rain while leaving a high gloss finish this acrylic latex based formula is still not the solution for concrete waterproofing problems. You would have thought with all of the knowledge out there about latex and water they would have come up with a different composition for their new product.