HomeSure Wall Putty

PRODUCT 101
HomeSure Wall Putty

White Cement Based Wall Putty HomeSure Wall Putty is a white cement based polymer modified wall putty specially developed as a finish coat to cover unevenness and pinholes in plastered surfaces and to make the walls/ceilings ready for painting. As it is white, it can be treated as a base coat for painting. What is a skim coat? : A skim coat is a thin layer of cementitious plaster which is “skimmed” e.g. applied very thinly onto the interior and exterior of plastered and concrete surfaces.

  • Features
  • Advantages
  • Benefits
  • Other Details
  • Whitest Putty
  • Highly water resistant
  • Strong bonding to the base plaster
  • Smooth finish
  • Excellent workability
  • UV Resistance
  • True colour tone of the paint is maintained, primer is not required
  • Protects expensive paint from dampness, peeling off and flaking.
  • Makes paint durable.
  • Paint finish is superior.
  • Suitable for interior as well as exterior.
  • Reduces paint consumption.
  • Avoid frequent repainting.
  • Cost – effective.
  • Aesthetic look for ceilings, interior and external walls.
  • Ease of use at site.

Not Applicable.

Application Procedure

Clean loose particles, dirt, grease and traces of foreign material from the surface, if necessary, by using sand paper or by chipping. For loose plaster areas, remove the defective material and re-plaster the area with BuildWell Ready-Mix Plaster. For ceilings/walls, which are not even, re-plaster it with BuildWell Ready-Mix Plaster. Fill up any cracks in base plaster by using BuildWell Crack Filler.

Take 300 – 400 ml of clean water for 1 Kg of HomeSure Wall Putty in a clean bucket. It is very important that HomeSure Wall Putty to be added in water and not vice versa. Stir continuously by using an electric mixer or by hand to obtain a homogeneous lump-free paste. Allow the resultant paste to stand for about 10 minutes for the additives to dissolve. Re-mix again for about 2 minutes. The mixture is now ready. Use the mix within 30 minutes.

Dampen the surface to be plastered with clean water. Allow excess water to drain off. Using a steel trowel/blade, apply the above mix to a thickness of about 0.5 – 1 mm. Level and smoothen the surface. Cure the first coat lightly after it dries. Apply the second coat of 0.5 – 1 mm after the first coat has fully dried and set. In areas of high temperature and low humidity light curing for two days is recommended. The thickness of each coat should not exceed 1 mm and total plaster thickness should not exceed 2 mm. Smoother with a steel trowel, Sand paper if so desired with 600 no. of sand paper.

HomeSure Wall Putty contains only eco-friendly fillers and additives. However, being white cement based, it is alkaline and hence it is advisable to avoid direct eye and skin contact with this. In case of eye contact, flush with clean water at least for 15 minutes and seek medical help and recommended to keep it out of children reach.

HomeSure Wall Putty is available in 1 kg, 5 kg, 20 kg and 40 kg bag and has a shelf life of 6 months, if stored in a cool and dry location. As temperature, humidity, water addition and other parameters vary from site to site; the above information should be treated as a general guideline.

Specifications

Technical specifications

PROPERTY TYPICAL RESULTS
Colour White
Pot life > 90Min
PH 9.2 - 10.1
Coverage 8 - 15 Sq. Ft/Kg (Depending on finish of the Wall)
Recommended Mixing 300 - 450 ml of water for per kg of HomeSure Wall Putty

Technical Details

PROPERTY TYPICAL RESULTS SINGAPORE HDB STD TEST METHOD
Physical Appearance White - -
Setting Time : Initial 270 Min > = 30 Min IS : 4031 (Part-5) : 1988
Setting Time : Final 300 Min < = 600 Min IS : 4031 (Part-5) : 1988
Tensile Adhesion Strength 0.85 Mpa >0.8 Mpa ASTM D 4541 - 02 & EN 1015-12
Compression Strength 7.2 Mpa 7 - 12 Mpa EN 1015 : 11
Flexural Strength 1.89 Mpa - EN 1015 : 11
Water Retentivity 99.60% > = 95 % EN 1015 – 8
Water Absorption 0.04 kg/m2 0.13 kg/m2 EN 1015 - 18 & EN 998-1-2003
WO - No Requirement EN 1015 - 18 & EN 998-1-2003

W1 - 0.40 kg/m2 EN 1015 - 18 & EN 998-1-2003

W2 - 0.20 kg/m2 EN 1015 - 18 & EN 998-1-2003