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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 01 6725 180

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

Repair

Repairing floors in cold conditions

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

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

 

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.

 

When good floors go bad: Repairing your concrete flooring

As well as looking unsightly, badly maintained or damaged flooring can contribute to poor productivity, increase housekeeping costs, and present a safety risk to people working in or visiting a facility.

 

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

When it rains, it pours and this time of year is awash with long, wet days. If you identify a leak during a regular roof check, you know it's best to make sure repairs are completed quickly, preventing splits cracks or holes from causing further damage.

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. 

Floors Checklist

Floors Checklist

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

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

The Concrex family has evolved to cover almost any repair, anywhere. With formulations designed for cold applications, deep holes and vertical surfaces, right the way through to flexible repairs or the ability to withstand chemicals, your Concrex solution will be easily applied and 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.

Preparation

Floor Preparation

Floor Preparation

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

 

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. 

 

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

Industrial Paints Advice

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.

Line Marking

Line Marking

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

 

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. 

 

Hygienic coatings and repair

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.  

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.

 

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.

 

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.

Anti Slip & Floor Safety

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.

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.

 

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.

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