How to Guides
With almost 40 years experience in servicing the needs of the Building Trades Palace Chemicals has built up an extensive back catalogue of on-site product installation scenarios which over the years have not only helped to formulate the performance standards built-in to our products but also established detailed procedures and “Know How” with regards to optimising site preparation, correct product application and appropriate maintenance and after treatment of a wide variety of installations where our Tile Adhesives, Grouts, Flooring Products, Waterproofing membranes, Sealants and general building products given successful and long-standing performance across the widest possible range of application environments.
This experience is backed up by our ready to assist technical service team and the fact that we are members of some of the BSI technical committees responsible for developing and updating some of the key Codes of Practice in use today. The information in this section is of great value to anyone engaged in the use of Palace Chemicals building products and offers a unique resource geared to ensure that ALL our products are applied to demonstrate their best possible standards of performance an long-term durability.
Damp-Proofing & Remedial Treatments
This section defines and describes the products, methods & techniques used for remedying the damaging effects of Damp and the consequential impact this has on a building and its’ structural elements. It offers guidance and advice for damp proofing and remedial treatments of both timber & masonry and provides the advice & re-assurance needed in response to questions regarding the durability of the treatment when raised against a Tallgrove guarantee.
Paint & Coatings Removal
One of the specialist strengths within the Palace Chemicals range of products is our history & involvement in Paint & Coatings removal. Products in this range have been developed over the years not only to cope with the challenges faced by the restoration industry when removing coatings of a variety of types, ages and environments but also to develop technology which keeps pace with the ever changing demands of legislation that have particular resonance and impact within this sector.
The information available here emphasises the need to first assess the coating type and substrate it covers and then enables the selection of the most appropriate and effective stripping product to be used to give best results for the environment in which the job is to be carried out. Palace Chemicals have also been working with the Health & Safety Executive and can offer training modules which enable professional & industrial coatings removers to achieve a safe and effective result even when working with the most hazardous & volatile types of paint stripper where regulatory controls are applicable.