Having Efflock in a tile bed means a secondary membrane to control efflorescence is no longer required. However, Efflock is proving very useful to a number of our customers who still prefer to install a secondary membrane on their tiled balconies as another line of defence.
An apartment block in Sydney with efflorescence stains from the top balcony streaming down the facade.
The permeable yet hydrophobic effect of a tile screed containing Efflock means that a tile bed can expel moisture from the hydration process, whilst repelling any rain that comes along in the mean time. A screed containing Efflock is able to dry out in a matter of hours, meaning progress on the job can continue.