Repair care is a 2 part resin repair system suitable for prior to paint joinery repairs. Traditional pre-paint joinery repairs, such as splicing and filling can be expensive, time consuming and prone to failure, leading to further timber decay. The Repair care system provides durable, permanent repairs with products based on a flexible epoxy resin.
Anglia Decor have operatives trained in the Repair care system and carry out commercial and industrial projects.
Repair care system
Dry flex 1, will cure and paintable in an hour.
Dry flex 4, takes 4 hours to cure. This can be quicker if the repair is large or in direct sunlight.
Dry flex 16, takes 16 hours to fully cure. Suitable for repairs without time constraints.
There is a new product suitable for fast cure times at low temperatures, Dry flex 3.
Case study: Sawbridgeworth clock tower
We were contracted to carry out prior to paint repairs using the repair care system and redecoration of this listed clock tower. The project needed cherry picker access, we hired a 21 meter mewp as outreach was around 9 meters. Our operatives started by removing and rotten and decaying wood using a multi tool cutter.
The image shows the extent of the decay in the wood substrates. Once all rot was removed we started work rebuilding the decayed areas. New wood was spliced in to replace missing sections with repair care bonding the old and new wood. The repairs were left to cure then rubbed down.
We carried out redecoration of the clock tower using the Dulux Weathershield system, giving an eight year lifespan. The grey clock back ground was repainted in a masonry paint. All metal work was repainted in Dulux Metalshield.