Biotex, antiseptic: description and characteristics
Building and facing the house, repairing the apartment, improving the conditions at the dacha is a responsible occupation. It is necessary to choose the right building materials, so that they are safe for people living in this place, do not allocate toxic substances and at the same time perform their task effectively. In this article we will consider what is the building antiseptic "Biotex", what kinds of it is and what it is used for. Also see the feedback and instructions for use.
What is a building antiseptic?
When confluence of certain circumstances of the external environment in the human dwelling, various fungal, bacterial and other types of lesions can be formed. Pests can be exposed to wood, tiles, and concrete. With high humidity and poor ventilation, as well as in specific conditions of certain rooms, there are fungus, mold, pathogens, which need to be dealt with somehow.
The tree is rotted, which is also associated with the vital activity of bacteria; it can start a variety of beetles, destroying its structure. In order to protect themselves from the above negative effects, it is necessary to use building antiseptics. "Biotex" is an antiseptic, belonging to the category of construction. It is used mainly for wooden products and coatings.
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As noted above, most construction work is impossible without antiseptic means. Without the use of special compounds, wood and other building materials are rapidly destroyed, unfavorable, become a place of distribution of pathogens and lead to the destruction of the general design of living space. In order not to resort to global repair every year, and "Biotex" was created. Antiseptic is intended mainly for wooden floors, cladding and interior items. Without such an antiseptic, such a capricious material as a tree is affected by various kinds of bacteria, fungi and pests.
Kinds of "Biotex"
To date, the market is represented by three types of "Biotex". Antiseptic is selected depending on the purpose, the type of material and the location of the work. The first type is "Grunt". It is used when working with cleaned from dirt and polished surfaces. This species affects insects and microorganisms that adversely affect the wood. It contains biocides. The second type is the antiseptic "Biotex Classic". A distinctive feature of "Classic" is the decorative surface at the exit. This antiseptic allows not only to protect the surface, but also to give it a shine, to emphasize the texture of the tree. The third type is the antiseptic "Biotex Universal". The name speaks for itself. This kind of antiseptic can handle absolutely any wooden surface, not paying attention to where they are. It is suitable for indoor and outdoor use. The composition contains alkyd varnish, which protects the material from moisture and all pests that are planted in a wooden massif. There is also a fourth type - a specialized lacquer-antiseptic. Its function is decorative treatment.
Instructions for use
Any specific remedy should only be used according to the instructions suggested by the manufacturer. In case of improper application, the appearance of the product may suffer, or the protective mechanisms could not be acted upon, because of which everything was originally planned. "Biotex" is an antiseptic, which has its own instruction for use, and it must be observed.
- First prepare the surface to apply an antiseptic. To do this, it must be thoroughly cleaned from dirt, dust, the remains of the previous coating, if any. The surface is sanded, rotten areas are removed with a rigid brush. Then it must be allowed to dry completely, otherwise the antiseptic will go through bubbles or smudges and lie unevenly. In addition, the damp wood under the layer of varnish species will grow and gradually deteriorate.
- The antiseptic itself needs to be stirred constantly. Stir the mass at the time of opening the container, periodically repeat this action during the application.
- For application, you can use a brush, tampon, roller, or simply dip the part, if it is small in size, into a container with an antiseptic. The wood must be dry. The mixture is applied in two or three layers.
- At the end of the wooden product or surface treatment with antiseptic should be the most thorough. Apply layer by layer until the wood is completely absorbed by the composition.
- To extend the antiseptic effect of the formulation, apply a clear varnish over the treated area. The varnish should be on an alkyd basis.
- If you need a certain shade of the surface, use different tones of "Biotex". Mixing them, you can get the desired color.
Features of the antiseptic "Biotex Grunt"
When using the antiseptic "Grunt" should take into account some features. For example, it can not be used in rooms with too high a temperature. These include saunas and baths. It is not very effective on the wood already infected by the time of the coating. Also, there will be no effect if before the surface was treated with other varnishes, coatings, paint, linseed oil and so on. "Grunt" is a means penetrating deep into the structure of a tree, and previous coatings do not allow this. It can be used both inside and outside the premises. When painting large areas, the shades must be mixed once in a large container to avoid color difference.
This kind of antiseptic is used when working outdoors, that is outdoor, or in well-ventilated rooms. It can be processed by doors, windows, walls, floors and other wooden products. Use is allowed only for clean and dry wood, not contaminated by microorganisms and mold. If the surface has already been treated before with other coatings, the effect of applying antiseptic will not be. At the first application, a protective film is not formed, since almost the entire composition is absorbed deep into the material. Processing takes place in at least two layers. It is desirable for the best effect to put them two or three. There are several color variants of the "Biotex Universal". Among them - six shades for different types of wood, as well as a colorless composition. All shades can be mixed together to obtain the desired result.
Lac-antiseptic is made on a water basis. He is called to protect wood from various factors of external influence: it is high humidity, ultraviolet radiation, various pests. Use it for outdoor work. For example, it is the treatment of the facades of buildings made of wood. The greatest efficiency is achieved when used in tandem with primers and other paint and varnish coatings. Apply by brush, roller or spray. It is produced in several shades, which makes it possible to achieve the most attractive appearance of the surface.
Reviews about the facility "Biotex"
"Biotex" - a series of antiseptics produced in Russia. Many people do not trust domestic brands. This representative shows that distrust is completely unreasonable. By its specific qualities, not inferior to imported antiseptics, "Biotex" gives the wooden interior details also decorative coating. Users note that different shades and the ability to mix them really emphasize the special texture of the wood, while protecting it qualitatively from external environmental factors and pests.