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Smooth decorative finish with Cretecote

Thin skim-on floor coating


A coloured, thin-film cement-based floor covering which is versatile and durable. It is a two coat system which produces a 1.6mm smooth decorative finish ideal for internal domestic renovations. Comes complete with powder and catalyst as a twin pack.

smooth decorative finish white cement floors and walls

Benefits

  • Thin skim-on coating perfect for renovations
  • Interior use only
  • Application with a steel trowel
  • Versatile application – can be used to coat counters & vanities
  • Reaches a compressive strength of 35MPa after 28 days (this is solely dependent on the substrate)

Q: Can my builder do the CreteCote application?
A: If your builder has experience working with  Cemcrete products and you feel confident in using them to do the application, then yes. Your builder can also attend our demo days hosted at our Academy in Johannesburg. For more info on these demo days, click here.  Cemcrete can also provide you with independent contractor details in you area. Click here to complete your project details in order for us to assist you with the best contractor for your needs. The independent contractors will provide you with a quote including the product and labour.

Q: Can I use CreteCote as a wall finish?
A: No. For a similar look use Cemcrete’s CemCote Skimmed as your wall finish. However, CreteCote can used to coat a built-in vanity.
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Q: Can CreteCote be applied over tiles?
A: Yes it can be applied over tiles as long as the necessary preparation steps are followed to ensure adhesion to the tiles. Any glazed tiles need to be sanded or ground to remove the glazed surface. Tiles such as slasto and clay should not be coated due to their friable and flaky nature. The first and best option is always to remove the tiles. NOTE: If the tiles were to come loose it will damage the CreteCote.

Q: How slippery is a CreteCote floor?
A: The finish in terms of slipperiness is very similar to a porcelain tile. A slip-resistant sealer, which contains a fine aggregate, can be used to give your CreteCote floor a bit more grip.

Q: How long after the CreteCote application can you walk on the floor?
A: After 24 hours light foot traffic is allowed for curing and sealing purposes only.

Q: Can I use underfloor heating with a CreteCote floor? 
A: No unfortunately not, underfloor heating can be used with Colour Hardener.

Q: Will my CreteCote floor crack and what measures can be taken to minimise the chances of it happening? 
A: Hairline cracking is normal, by nature cement is not flexible, so movement and temperatures causing expansion and contraction may cause fine hairline cracks. Proper application processes are vital to avoid bigger cracks from appearing. 

Cemcrete CreteCote Application Overview

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Manufacturers of Distinctive Decorative Coatings

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Johannesburg
Gauteng
South Africa
2093

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