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  • A Mould Resistant Bath Sealant

    A Mould Resistant Bath Sealant

    Mould growth on the sealant around a bath has been the bane of nearly every household, hotel and basically every washroom for years. How many times have you replaced this to a perfect crisp...

  • A Universal Bath Sealant

    A Universal Bath Sealant

    CT1 unique sealant is the go-to universal bath sealant. Despite there being so many different sealants available on the market, there is no point in settling for a mediocre option that...

  • Adhesive to Stick Plastic to Metal

    Adhesive to Stick Plastic to Metal

    So many adhesives have been trying to stick plastic to metal only to fail at the last hurdle. That is, before CT1-the ultimate construction sealant, entered the...

  • Adhesive to Stick to PVC

    Adhesive to Stick to PVC

    Finding the right adhesive to stick to PVC can be a mammoth of a task, even for experienced tradesmen who just can’t seem to locate the perfect adhesive for the job. The odds of coming across an adhesive that will stick to PVC is almost as difficult as finding one that will actually stand the test of time. However, these dark days have come to an end! Welcome to the light...welcome to the World of CT1.....

  • Bath Sealant – The Best Bath Sealant Available

    Bath Sealant – The Best Bath Sealant Available

    CT1, we can say with confidence is the best bath sealant available at the moment. Why so? Well let’s take a look at conventional bath sealants available and used every day....

  • Bonding bathroom mirrors and glass

    Bonding bathroom mirrors and glass

    CT1 is perfect for bonding mirrors and glass the CT1 product does not contain any aggressive substances ie solvent free so when you apply it to mirrors it will not attack the...

  • Bonding Lead Flashing with CT1 Adhesive

    Bonding Lead Flashing with CT1 Adhesive

    Products available for bonding lead flashing really are not a long term solution for the following reasons. 1. Existing Adhesives Where there are several varieties both one...

  • Bonding Lead To Stone

    Bonding Lead To Stone

    CT1 is a unique hybrid polymer that has been formulated for many different uses within the building/ diy sector CT1 will successfully bond lead to stone even in the wet . it will also bond lead to felt Questions frequently ask are can it or does it bond lead to stone in the wet yes it does...

  • Bonding plastics

    Bonding plastics

    A frequently asked question is how good is CT1 as an adhesive for bonding plastics . Due to the unique composition of CT1 it out performs competitive products in bonding plastics for example PVC to PVC also PVC to other materials such as woods ,stone steel , lead bitumis materials and concrete. Bonding plastics has always been very difficult due to the fact that they are constructed from synthetic man made components rather than organic compounds ...

  • THE BEST SEALANT FOR A LEAKING ROOF IS CT1

    THE BEST SEALANT FOR A LEAKING ROOF IS CT1

    We at C-Tec can say with confidence that our CT1 sealant and construction adhesive is the best sealant available for a leaking roof. It is the best sealant which may be seen...

  • How to Stick PVC to PVC

    How to Stick PVC to PVC

    Wow! What a question, How to stick PVC to Poly Vinyl Chloride; There are millions of people asking this question. We at C-Tec were stunned at this especially when there are so...

  • CT1 – Safest and Most Reliable Number One Sealant

    CT1 – Safest and Most Reliable Number One Sealant

    The most effective sealant and bonding solution is CT1’s Number One Sealant which works instantly to provide safe and reliable results that you can trust to last a...

  • C-Tec Introduce CT1 no Caulking Gun Required

    C-Tec Introduce CT1 no Caulking Gun Required

    The most common question asked of C-Tec sales representatives when showing our unique CT1 sealant and adhesive is, “Do you need a Caulking Gun to use that?” and the answer was...

  • CT1 – High Performance Best Quality Sealants & Adhesives

    CT1 – High Performance Best Quality Sealants & Adhesives

    Finding a high quality sealant and adhesive has never been easier than with CT1’s Sealant which acts as an effective filler, adhesive and sealant – all in one. It is considered...

  • Mirror Adhesive – The Strongest Mirror Adhesive Available.

    Mirror Adhesive – The Strongest Mirror Adhesive Available.

    A frequently asked question to representatives of C-Tec, especially at trade exhibitions is:- “Would CT1 be good for sticking up mirrors?” The answer of course is yes. CT1 is...

  • How to Bond Wood to Metal

    How to Bond Wood to Metal

    How to stick Wood to Metal on the face of it shouldn’t be that difficult but why then is the question so frequently asked? When trying to adhere these materials the available...

  • Composition & Features That Make CT1 The Best Quality Sealant

    Composition & Features That Make CT1 The Best Quality Sealant

    CT1 Sealant is perhaps better known as the Snag List Eliminator due to its impressive ability to create strong and long-lasting bonds. It is a revolutionary sealant like...

  • CT1 No Gun Required

    CT1 No Gun Required

    As the success of CT1 The Unique Sealant & Construction Adhesive continues to grow we at C-Tec have yet again developed a solution to a problem. In many applications when...

  • CT1 Sealant – All Purpose Flexible Sealant to Accommodate Movement

    CT1 Sealant – All Purpose Flexible Sealant to Accommodate Movement

    Defining a high-performance sealant means testing its ability to accommodate movement in order to determine its durability and level of performance. CT1 Sealant...

  • How to Stick PVC to Metal

    How to Stick PVC to Metal

    Trying to stick Poly Vinyl Chloride to metal is such a difficult task to undertake but yet a very common everyday application, especially in the industrial market. Both...

  • What’s new from C-Tec the CT1 PEOPLE?

    What’s new from C-Tec the CT1 PEOPLE?

    We at C-Tec continually strive to improve in every aspect from product improvement to customer service. The continuous success of our CT1 Sealant/Adhesive with its unique...

  • How to seal a swimming pool

    How to seal a swimming pool

    As with any problem, prevention is better than cure, but this is often not the case, and cure is more often needed...... CT1 the revolutionary sealant, will prevent leaks in...

  • SEALING FISH PONDS WITH CT1

    SEALING FISH PONDS WITH CT1

    Sealing fish ponds is no longer a difficult task since the introduction of the CT1 unique sealant and construction adhesive. Prior to this, fish pond sealants available were...

  • How to Stick Wood to Brick

    How to Stick Wood to Brick

    How to Stick Wood to Brick is a question many building merchants are faced with constantly. The products they offer to Stick Wood to Brick are one component mastics or panel...

  • Why is CT1 Adhesive so good for Bonding Lead?

    Why is CT1 Adhesive so good for Bonding Lead?

    CT1 is a very unique hybrid polymer formulated adhesive that can perform like no other! CT1 adhesive/sealant contains no solvents and is actually 100% Eco - Compliant...

  • How to Stick Plastic to Wood

    How to Stick Plastic to Wood

    We at C-Tec are frequently asked, Will CT1 The Snag List Eliminator Stick Plastic to Wood?This question is asked so frequently because one of the most difficult tasks to...

  • How to Stick Plastics

    How to Stick Plastics

    How to stick Plastics is such a challenging task to undertake that many people tend to just give up before they even get started. Before you can stick plastic to...

  • Underwater Sealant

    Underwater Sealant

    Believe it or not, there was a time when there was no such thing as an underwater sealant. People struggled to find a high quality solution for their underwater...

  • CT1: The Ultimate Roof Sealant

    CT1: The Ultimate Roof Sealant

    CT1 is a revolutionary sealant and adhesive that is a tough, resilient roof sealant. This is due to CT1s unique formulation of a hybrid polymer which is unlike any other roof...

  • How to Seal Lead Flashing

    How to Seal Lead Flashing

    This question “How to Seal Lead Flashing” is asked so frequently it’s quite amazing? One would imagine in 2010 sealing lead flashing shouldn’t be a problem but obviously it is,...

  • How to Stick Glass to Glass or Glass to Other Materials

    How to Stick Glass to Glass or Glass to Other Materials

    How to stick Glass to Glass? – Good question. This is so frequently asked by trades and D.I.Y, as there are many adhesives available why is the question raised? The Glass to...

  • What Our Customers Say About C-Tec and CT1 Adhesive/Sealant

    What Our Customers Say About C-Tec and CT1 Adhesive/Sealant

    Since the introduction into the market of the revolutionary CT1 Adhesive/Sealant over five years ago by C-Tec, the response has been incredible. We as a company have been...

  • How to Stick Plastic to Metal

    How to Stick Plastic to Metal

    We at C-Tec are frequently asked, Will CT1 The Snag List Eliminator Stick Plastic to Metal?This question is asked so frequently because one of the most difficult tasks to...

  • Replace all Silicone Sealant with just CT1 Sealant

    Replace all Silicone Sealant with just CT1 Sealant

    Using Silicone Sealants for various installations is a costly exercise as these sealants will invaluably cause problems down the line. Silicone Sealants have a high content of...

  • How to stick Metal to Metal

    How to stick Metal to Metal

    Sticking metal to metal has always been problematic. Various adhesives have been tried with little success when trying to stick metal to metal.For example, superglues and one...

  • How to Stick Wood to Concrete

    How to Stick Wood to Concrete

    How to Stick Wood to Concrete is continually asked through forums, trade and D.I.Y. enthusiasts. Products available to bond these materials are dated in their...

  • How to Stick Wood to Metal

    How to Stick Wood to Metal

    Sticking wood to metal has been a challenging task for many years. There are a number of factors as to why this has been so difficult to achieve, but the fundamentals are that...

  • How to fix a swimming pool

    How to fix a swimming pool

    What do I need to fix a swimming pool? The answer is a Mould Resistant Bath Sealant. This is the only type of sealant that will adhere and provide lasting results. As...

  • The Best Adhesive for Glass Blocks

    The Best Adhesive for Glass Blocks

    We at C-Tec, when exhibiting at trade fairs are often asked “Is CT1 good for bonding Glass Blocks?” This question is so frequently asked because the adhesives on the market...

  • Fix a Leaking Pond

    Fix a Leaking Pond

    A garden pond is both pleasing to the eye and a therapeutic addition to a garden. However, trying to continually contain the water can be challenging, hence the question...

  • What Adhesive to Use

    What Adhesive to Use

    What Adhesive to Use for different tasks can be a drawn out procedure. When bonding materials such as wood to wood or metal to metal for example, choosing the correct...

  • How to Bond Glass to Glass

    How to Bond Glass to Glass

    How to Bond Glass to Glass is asked so frequently to the representatives of C-Tec, that it’s quite unbelievable…or is it? There is, and always has been, so many different...

  • CT1 Construction Sealant the Ultimate Construction Sealant

    CT1 Construction Sealant the Ultimate Construction Sealant

    CT1 Construction sealant wears the envious Crown of the world’s Ultimate Sealant. How did CT1 grab this prestigious title, you might ask? Well, if we simply take a look at all...

  • How to Seal around a Bath

    How to Seal around a Bath

    Sealing around a Bath is a problem that nearly everybody will encounter in their life time. The problem and the solution lie with the sealant. If the edge of your bath is...

  • Contact CT1 Sealant and CT1 Adhesive

    Contact CT1 Sealant and CT1 Adhesive

    When you need to contact the CT1 people the process is fast and your contact enquiry is efficiently dealt with. We at C-Tec, who developed the very best sealant and construction...

  • How to Seal a Bath

    How to Seal a Bath

    How to Seal a Bath is a problem that nearly everybody will encounter. Why does the bath leak? What can be done to Seal a Bath? The problem and the solution lies with the...

  • How to Seal Gutters

    How to Seal Gutters

    How to seal gutters is a question a lot of people ask? Gutters and downspouts are constructed of many separate parts and pieces. The basic gutter pieces are commonly offered in...

  • What Adhesive To Use for Glass Tiles

    What Adhesive To Use for Glass Tiles

    The perfect Adhesive to use for Glass Tiles is the CT1 Snag List Eliminator. This is the question that we are frequently asked What Adhesive for Glass Tiles when exhibiting at...

  • Fix a leaking roof

    Fix a leaking roof

    When a householder experiences a Leaking Roof, normally a touch of panic sets in at the thought of the cost of fixing the Leaking Roof. Material costs are minimal in...

  • What’s new from C-Tec the CT1 PEOPLE?

    What’s new from C-Tec the CT1 PEOPLE?

    We at C-Tec continually strive to improve in every aspect of our services from product improvement to customer service. The continuous success of our CT1 Sealant/Adhesive with...

  • How to Repair Broken Garden Pots

    How to Repair Broken Garden Pots

    Without any doubt garden pots are beautiful items that are a must in most gardens. However, frequently we are faced with the frustration of Broken Garden Pots. The Broken Garden...

  • How to Stick PVC

    How to Stick PVC

    How to Stick PVC, up until recently this was an almost impossible question to answer. Why so? Largely due to its composition and content of solvent which makes PVC more...

  • Fix a leaking shower

    Fix a leaking shower

    A common question every householder will ask at some stage is “How do I fix a Leaking Shower?” This is quite a common problem in the everyday household, which is why it is a...

  • Sealing leaking tanks

    Sealing leaking tanks

    CT1 successfully seals leaking tanks such as metallic water storage, concrete water storage, plastic water storage and it will even seal a leaking petrol/diesel tank on your...

  • How to Stick Wood together (Large)

    How to Stick Wood together (Large)

    When the situation arises of having to Stick Wood Together we at C-Tec have two options. When Sticking Wood to Wood for small areas or tight joints with very little surface area...

  • Bonding stainless steel

    Bonding stainless steel

    We are often asked will CT1 sucessfully bond stainless steel most off the comments made to us are that our nearest competitive product tec 7 performs adequately on other metals...

  • How to Stick Metal Together

    How to Stick Metal Together

    How to Stick Metal Together is such a frequently asked question, both in the industrial and domestic markets. With the evolution of chemical bonding one would imagine that it...

  • How to Fix Leaking Windows

    How to Fix Leaking Windows

    A Leaking Window is a problem that many householders will encounter at some time. The Leaking Window problem normally appears between the frame and brickwork due to expansion...

  • Seal a Leaking Conservatory

    Seal a Leaking Conservatory

    Many people approach C-Tec and ask if CT1 The Snag List Eliminator will seal their leaking conservatory. It seems like an impossible challenge for any one sealant or...

  • CT1 Premium Fish Pond Sealant

    CT1 Premium Fish Pond Sealant

    Fish pond Sealants are not abundantly available due to the difficulty and yet sensitive nature of their application. A Pond Sealant should first and foremost be safe for the...

  • Fix a Leaking Skylight Window

    Fix a Leaking Skylight Window

    Fix a Leaking Skylight Window A Leaking Skylight Window is often the cause of a leaking roof problem. It is not the window itself leaking rather the seal around the...

  • CT1 works in wet and even underwater

    CT1 works in wet and even underwater

    CT1 is the ultimate product for instant sealing in wet conditions. It can be used not only on wet surfaces such as showers and baths, but it can also be used when completely...

  • Pool Sealant

    Pool Sealant

    Is there a pool sealant? Yes ...there is... but is there one that will work underwater? Is there one that will be anti fungal, is there one that will seal a pool and withstand..

  • Fix a leaking gutter

    Fix a leaking gutter

    For several years, people have had to struggle with the costly annoyance of a Leaking Gutter. There’s nothing more frustrating than having to fix a leaking gutter....

  • What to Look for in a Construction Adhesive

    What to Look for in a Construction Adhesive

    When searching for the perfect construction adhesive or sealant, there are a number of factors to look out for. Depending on your project, you may need a sealant that is water resistant, chemical resistant, odourless or multi-purpose etc. Before you choose your adhesive, it is important to know what you’re looking for. Take notes of the different product characteristics required ...

  • The Importance of Food Safe Adhesives

    The Importance of Food Safe Adhesives

    If you need to bond kitchen countertops and other appliances etc. you’ll need a food safe sealant such as CT1 from C-TEC. This successfully bonds marble, glass, metal, wood and tiles etc. as required. Use it to renovate your kitchen, replace old worktops and install new appliances in the kitchen. CT1 is also perfect for sealing pipework on kitchen equipment. ...

  • Sticking Lead Flashing with Construction Adhesive

    Sticking Lead Flashing with Construction Adhesive

    Bonding lead flashing with traditional adhesives opens it up to damage and failure in the future. Lead flashing is the thin pieces of material that prevents water from accessing the joint. It’s used as part of the water-resistant barrier and requires a waterproof sealant to bond successfully. Existing adhesives are simply not up to the job. Thankfully, C-TEC has the ...

  • The Strongest Industrial Sealant and Adhesive

    The Strongest Industrial Sealant and Adhesive

    Searching for a strong construction sealant and adhesive can be a difficult quest. There are so many options available and each one claims to be the world’s strongest industrial sealant and adhesive. So, how do you know what properties make a strong and powerful sealant? There are certain aspects of a structural sealant that sets it apart from the rest. ...

  • Sticking Tiles to your Bathroom Walls

    Sticking Tiles to your Bathroom Walls

    If you plan on bonding new tiles to the walls of your bathroom, you’re probably wondering where is the best place to start. Here at C-TEC, we’re often asked how to stick tiles to your bathroom walls and we always answer the same – with CT1! CT1 – Waterproof Sealant and Adhesive CT1 is definitely the easiest and most effective ...

  • Sealing a Bath with CT1: A How-to Guide for Beginners

    Sealing a Bath with CT1: A How-to Guide for Beginners

    Sealing a bath requires a trustworthy and waterproof sealant that can resist water and still form a strong and reliable bond. Silicone sealants are used to seal a bathtub, but unfortunately this bond rarely lasts and requires additional fixes. Silicone sealant contains a high level of solvents. When you use it to seal your bath, or seal anything for that ...

  • Tips for Using Construction Adhesives like CT1

    Tips for Using Construction Adhesives like CT1

    If you are going to be using construction adhesives for certain projects, it’s important to know exactly how to use your product. Whether you are a professional or a beginner, knowing these tips can help make your life a lot easier and reduce processing/labour time in the process. Mastic Guns Most construction sealants and adhesives require a mastic gun to ...

  • Sticking Poly Vinyl Chloride to Metal

    Sticking Poly Vinyl Chloride to Metal

    The process of bonding metal and poly vinyl chloride can be quite difficult, especially if you don’t know what adhesive to use for the task. A lot of people find themselves needing to know how to bond these two materials and surprisingly, very few get it right. PVC is often used as an alternative to wood, which means its popularity ...

  • Repairing A Leaking Roof

    Repairing A Leaking Roof

    Leaking roofs can be a real hassle. House exteriors tend to take on the brunt of the harsh weather and when you live in a country with a temperamental climate, it’s really no surprise that your roof has developed a few leaks during its time. Treating a leaking roof can be done in a number of different ways, but finding ...

  • How to Reseal a Glass Tank Aquarium

    How to Reseal a Glass Tank Aquarium

    If you think that your glass tank needs to be re-sealed, you may want to try and handle the problem yourself. Whilst this may seem a little intimidating at first, with the right tools in hand you can get the job done in no time. In fact, sealing a glass tank aquarium can be a great DIY project to enjoy ...

  • How to Seal a Shower Tray with CT1

    How to Seal a Shower Tray with CT1

    Learning how to seal a shower tray and its enclosure is important if you want to avoid problems such as water leaks and excess moisture. Using poor quality silicone sealant is the number one reason why shower’s leak in the first place. That’s why it’s vital that you keep the poor performing sealants at the store and only bring home ...

  • How to Fix Cracks in your Concrete Floor

    How to Fix Cracks in your Concrete Floor

    If you have noticed cracks forming in your concrete floor, you’re probably wondering how on earth you can fix them. Garages and driveways often form various cracks over time and knowing how to repair concrete floors is something that every homeowner should take the time to learn. So, in this article we’re going to teach you exactly what products are ...

  • How to Prevent Mould Growth in the Bathroom

    How to Prevent Mould Growth in the Bathroom

    Preventing mould from growing in the bathroom can be a difficult challenge to overcome. Mould tends to develop in damp areas where bacteria has the perfect environment to multiply. Unfortunately, finding mould in your home isn’t that uncommon. It has been torturing homes up and down the country for centuries. You can of course scrub it off with warm water ...

  • Repairing A Leaking Gutter

    Repairing A Leaking Gutter

    Gutters leak for a variety of different reasons. Depending on the cause of the leak, you may need to take a different approach in order to fix it. We here at C-TEC are experts in the field of fixing leaking gutters and roofs etc. Our construction adhesive range provides a high-quality bonding performance between a huge range of materials. CT1, ...

  • How to Prevent Dampness in the Home with WT1 and CT1

    How to Prevent Dampness in the Home with WT1 and CT1

    Dampness in the home can be a serious concern. Excess moisture and dampness can drop the temperature of a room and make it feel cold and unwelcoming. In addition to this, dampness can also lead to black mould growth, which can cause health implications such as allergies and skin irritations etc. Thankfully, damp can be both prevented and treated. You ...

  • Fixing Emergency Gutter Leaks with a Waterproof Sealant

    Fixing Emergency Gutter Leaks with a Waterproof Sealant

    Gutter leaks usually require your immediate attention. If they are left unfixed, the leak can grow bigger and you may need to remove and replace the entire gutter as a result. This is of course the worst case scenario since it costs money to replace gutters. It’ll cost even more to hire professionals to carry out the job. So, if ...

  • How CT1 can Save you Time and Money

    How CT1 can Save you Time and Money

    Rather than using mechanical fastening for your bonding applications, why not save time, money and energy by choosing to bond with CT1, The ultimate construction adhesive and sealant. CT1 is an advanced structural adhesive that acts as a sealant, adhesive and filler. It replaces the need for a variety of products, including acrylic adhesives, P.U. Adhesives and Wood adhesives. Here ...

  • Fixing A Leaking Gutter with CT1

    Fixing A Leaking Gutter with CT1

    Gutters leak for a variety of different reasons. Depending on the cause of the leak, you may need to take a different approach in order to fix it. We here at C-TEC are experts in the field of fixing leaking gutters and roofs etc. Our construction adhesive range provides a high-quality bonding performance between a huge range of materials. CT1, ...

  • A Guide to Better Adhesive Application and Removal

    A Guide to Better Adhesive Application and Removal

    Applying adhesive can be messy business, especially if you’re just new to the task and don’t have much experience in the area of construction adhesives and sealants. We have decided to come up with this handy guide to help you get the most out of your adhesive applications. From achieving a neater bonding assembly, to removing old sealant the right ...

  • What is the Most Effective Construction Sealant?

    What is the Most Effective Construction Sealant?

    Finding the best construction sealant for your adhesive needs can be a serious struggle. There are so many options in the market and each one of them claim to be the world’s best sealant. However, very few actually live up to their claims. Here at CTEC, we never make a promise we can’t keep. Our best-selling sealant is the construction ...

  • Best Performing Adhesive for Exteriors

    Best Performing Adhesive for Exteriors

    Adhesives come in all different shapes and sizes. Some are specifically designed to tackle certain applications such as waterproof sealants, plastic adhesives and regular superglues. However, what if we were to tell you that there is one particular adhesive out there that makes the rest redundant. This adhesive has swept the world by storm and has taken over shelves in ...

  • Best Waterproof Sealant for Boat Repairs

    Best Waterproof Sealant for Boat Repairs

    When out at sea, no sailor can be without their trusted cartridge of CT1. It’s the ultimate sealant and adhesive for boating maintenance, leaks and repairs. It is ideal for a huge array of applications outside the boat, including bathrooms and general building maintenance. It replaces the need for having multiple adhesives in your tool box and makes the rest ...

  • Bonding Plastic and Metal with Adhesive for Beginners

    Bonding Plastic and Metal with Adhesive for Beginners

    Bonding metal to plastic can vice versa has been a task that many construction workers and homeowners have struggled to achieve for years. Traditional adhesives may provide a temporary solution to the problem, but their bonds are likely to fail and succumb to pressure over time. Most goods manufactured today require the bonding of plastic to a range of other ...

  • Bonding Stone with a Lasting Bond

    Bonding Stone with a Lasting Bond

    Bonding stone requires an extra strong and powerful adhesive. C-TEC have several different adhesives including CT1, The Snag List Eliminator and Power Gran ‘n’ Bond, the ultimate construction adhesive for vertical heavy bonding applications. Traditional construction adhesives rarely provide a strong enough bond to adhere to stone. In fact, there are very few that are able to even provide a ...

  • Bonding Wood to Glass

    Bonding Wood to Glass

    Sticking wood to glass is made easy thanks to CT1, the world’s best sealant and construction adhesive. Many people struggle with the application of bonding wood and glass. This is due to a variety of reasons. Wood is a very porous material, which means it’s absorbent. The idea of sticking it to a slippery surface like glass may seem unlikely, ...

  • How to Seal an Area Exposed to UV Radiation

    How to Seal an Area Exposed to UV Radiation

    Ultra violet radiation, otherwise known as UV radiation, can cause a lot of damage to regular sealants and adhesives. Poor quality sealants will often flake over time, break apart and lose its original bond. This sort of thing is also seen with exposed paint surfaces and results in colour change and chalking. Acrylic polymers absorb UV light very slowly, but ...

  • How to use CT1 for Joinery Applications

    How to use CT1 for Joinery Applications

    CT1 is a revolutionary construction sealant and adhesive often used in the field of joinery. This is because CT1 bonds wood to wood and wood to metal etc. effortlessly to create a strong, flexible and durable bond. Those who work in the joinery business usually “join” wood in a workshop. It’s usually more ornamental work than projects completed by a ...

  • Fixing Swimming Pool Cracks with Waterproof Sealant

    Fixing Swimming Pool Cracks with Waterproof Sealant

    If you notice a crack in your swimming pool, it can be quite worrying. A lot of people panic and think that repairing the crack will cost a fortune. However, most swimming pool cracks can be easily and permanently repaired with a high-quality waterproof sealant such as CT1. There are different kinds of cracks and it’s important to know what ...

  • How to Create a Fish Pond in your Garden

    How to Create a Fish Pond in your Garden

    A pond can bring an extra element to your garden. It attracts local wildlife to your home and is a beautiful addition to your garden. Instead of paying someone a fortune to create a garden pool, why not make your own? It’s a lot easier than it looks, especially when you have the right tools for the job. Ponds provide ...

  • How To Seal A Leaking Central Heating Pipe

    How To Seal A Leaking Central Heating Pipe

    If you’ve ever had a leaking central heating pipe, you know how frustrating it is to find a reliable fix. In many cases, the leak is small and isn’t noticeable until the problem becomes much worse. It’s important to deal with a leak as fast as possible to prevent further damage to the central heating pipes or joints. There are ...

  • How to Waterproof a Conservatory

    How to Waterproof a Conservatory

    Waterproof your conservatory in half the time with CT1, The Snag List Eliminator from C-Tec. Many people think about waterproofing their conservatory but never find the time (or the money) to get the job done. We understand our customers need for a water resistant and all-powerful sealant or adhesive that will seal and waterproof a conservatory in less time than ...

  • How to Fix Drain Leaks with CT1

    How to Fix Drain Leaks with CT1

    Drain and pipe leaks can be a serious problem in the home. It can damage the floor and destroy the ceiling if the leak takes place on above the ground floor. Fixing common water leaks as soon as possible is important to avoid further damage. Leaks that are left will only grow worse with time and may even cause the ...

  • Sealing Perimeter Flashings in Roofing and Cladding Systems

    Sealing Perimeter Flashings in Roofing and Cladding Systems

    Most buildings rely on trims and flashings to seal the entire perimeter of the building. They come in the form of thin pieces of impervious material with the purpose of preventing water from reaching parts of the structure. It’s used as an important part of a weather resistant barrier system. It needs to be durable enough to withstand various temperatures ...

  • How to Stick Steel with a Construction Adhesive

    How to Stick Steel with a Construction Adhesive

    Bonding steel to steel requires a powerful construction adhesive. CT1 meets the challenging requirements of bonding steel and other metal based applications for perfect results every time. Whether you need to repair or build, CT1 is the best universal sealant and adhesive for the job. It bonds a range of different metal substrates including copper, aluminium, lead, iron, magnesium and ...

  • How to make effective handy car repairs

    How to make effective handy car repairs

    Failing to prepare means preparing to fail For the gap year students who decide to buy a car and head off on their travels either at home or abroad, a useful piece of advice is to ensure they always have a container of CT1 Sealant Adhesive close at hand. Cars of a certain age, just like their human counterparts, can ...

  • A way to seal an artic’s leaking water pump effectively

    A way to seal an artic’s leaking water pump effectively

    A supply of effective sealant is imperative    Articulated lorries earn their living by driving on the open highways for as many hours per day as is legally permissible. Delivering consignments of every conceivable product across countries and continents is their stock in trade with customer demands and time constraints dictating how geographical locations and parameters relate to and influence ...

  • Shoe Heel issues – CT1 Superfast Plus to the rescue

    Shoe Heel issues – CT1 Superfast Plus to the rescue

    Experiencing a shoe problem?                                 How many times have you experienced problems with your shoe heels? Very often it can simply be the results of wear and tear where a heel might become dislodged or in the case of ladies stilettos, could be the result of it having got caught between pavers or in a crack in the pavement.  There ...

  • Waterproofing a leaking wooden birdhouse with WT1

    Waterproofing a leaking wooden birdhouse with WT1

    A solution is needed It is not an edifying sight to witness a leaking wooden bird house that fails to attract nesting birds whose natural nesting habitat is normally well waterproofed. It certainly is not a good reflection on those hoping to attract them to nest and flourish in man made surroundings. It is not caring, tolerable or humane. Birds ...

  • How to seal window frames successfully

    How to seal window frames successfully

    Sealing window frames effectively and safely with an environmentally friendly sealant product presents the challenge of finding a solution that meets the full criteria for the most efficient sealant available to both the Construction Industry and the DIY sector. You have to be mindful of the materials being bonded and how they react to different adhesive/ sealants currently on the ...

  • How to attach a memoriam plaque to a wall.

    How to attach a memoriam plaque to a wall.

    Memoriam plaques are attached to walls traditionally by drilling holes, inserting rawl plugs and then using self tapping screws to screw the plaque to the wall. It is a time consuming and dusty task that can present a problem if the holes in the wall are not drilled exactly straight and in line with the guide markson the wall. A ...

  • How to attach aluminium to steel.

    How to attach aluminium to steel.

    Attaching aluminium to steel has always been done with bolts and nuts which is a time consuming process. You also have to ensure to isolate them from the aluminium and steel because of chemical reactions. Other solutions such as welding glue have been used but present their own problems in terms of effectiveness and longevity. Engineers have long mulled over ...

  • How to fix a slate base on a stone pillar to take a built stone cap.

    How to fix a slate base on a stone pillar to take a built stone cap.

    Traditionally a base on a pillar, to take any type of built cap, would be fixed in place with a mortar mix. That works fine temporarily but eventually the mortar succumbs to frost and rain and erodes. To secure a loose base on a pillar the stone cap has to be removed, which is not only labour intensive and time ...

  • How to repair a cracked exterior wall.

    How to repair a cracked exterior wall.

    Cracks can appear in exterior walls due to building settlement. They are unsightly and detract from the cosmetic look of the property. The best way to address the issue and restore the uniform appearance of the affected wall is to fill the crack with an efficient adhesive sealant. Historically exterior filler was deployed to do the job but unfortunately its ...

  • How to repair broken ceramic flower pots.

    How to repair broken ceramic flower pots.

    Broken ceramic flower pots can often be seen strewn around gardens as well as garden centres. It is so wasteful of a good product that can be effectively repaired with the right solution. Professional gardeners and the more discerning hobby gardeners opt for ceramic flower pots where possible. They provide better resistance to frost than the more ubiquitous plastic version ...

  • How to stick PVC trim around a PVC patio sliding door.

    How to stick PVC trim around a PVC patio sliding door.

    There can be issues with the fit out of sliding doors if they are not the exact size for the opening in the wall. It is not an insurmountable problem but any space left to either side of the door will have to be sealed with trim to cover the space from both a practical and cosmetic perspective. The door ...

  • The best way to adhere lead flashing to a stone chimney.

    The best way to adhere lead flashing to a stone chimney.

    The best way to adhere lead flashing to a stone chimney is to use a bonding agent that has high tensile strength, retains a certain flexibility, does not tarnish the lead with exposure and provides a permanent bonding solution. You are looking for a product that combines the best qualities of traditional solutions with the latest and most effective technical ...

  • The best way to attach coping to a garden wall.

    The best way to attach coping to a garden wall.

    The best way to attach coping to a garden wall is to glue it in place with a hybrid polymer adhesive/sealant that has strong bonding power and can tolerate wet conditions and temperature extremes. For exterior tasks it is essential to find a bonding product that is compatible with the material it is working with to avoid bonding failure, staining ...

  • The best way to bond brick to brick.

    The best way to bond brick to brick.

    There are situations in a brick built structure where it is sometimes difficult to place a brick in a tight or enclosed space. The mortar falls off the brick before it can be manipulated and inserted into an awkward position. There has been no real solution to this problem other than try to push mortar into the brick joint with ...

  • The best way to fix a plaster ceiling rose in place.

    The best way to fix a plaster ceiling rose in place.

    The traditional way of fixing a ceiling rose in place was to use self tapping screws to attach it to grounds in the ceiling around the light fitting area. This is a time consuming process which also requires concealing the countersunk screw heads with polyfilla. Time and technology have provided faster and more effective fixing solutions which dispenses with historic ...

  • The best way to stick loose ceramic floor tiles back in place.

    The best way to stick loose ceramic floor tiles back in place.

    The best way to stick loose ceramic floor tiles back in place is to use a tried and tested efficient adhesive/sealant that bonds the tile to the concrete floor in an effective, safe and long lasting manner. That traditionally was the job of adhesives containing sand, water and cement – a rather messy mixture that is difficult to apply to ...

  • The best way to stop stairs creaking

    The best way to stop stairs creaking

    There is nothing more annoying and distracting than creaking stairs. To the lay person who understands little about the stair construction it can seem an unassailable hurdle to overcome. The instant solution and nightmare scenario might appear to be replacing the stairs completely – such a radical and expensive solution that would be stressful both from a practical and cost ...

  • The most effective way to repair a cracked brick pier.

    The most effective way to repair a cracked brick pier.

    The most effective way to repair a cracked brick pier is to source an efficient hybrid polymer adhesive/sealant that will seal the crack tightly to prevent further erosion and crack widening. A crack in a pier can be caused by simple settlement, subsidence of foundation or tree roots undermining the foundation. If it is a serious issue such as foundation ...

  • How do you stop a leak in a cattle water trough

    How do you stop a leak in a cattle water trough

    A cattle water trough is an essential element on land where cows or beef cattle are grazing, to keep them hydrated. One that is leaking is of little use to a herd of cattle lining up for a drink so either repair or replacement of the leaking water receptacle is an immediate necessity. Replacing the water trough, irrespective of whether ...

  • How to fit a metal sink to a worktop

    How to fit a metal sink to a worktop

    This process may seem rather banal and inconsequential – a procedure carried out currently, you may say, by kitchen fitters or worktop specialists as a matter of course – a method  implemented since the invention of fitted kitchens. On closer scrutiny you will find that the adhesives used historically to secure sinks to worktops are not entirely safe or permanently ...

  • How to glue ducting to walls

    How to glue ducting to walls

    Traditionally, ducting for services such as electric, plumbing and central vacuuming systems is secured to the wall with metal or plastic clips which is a time consuming operation. Imagine if you had a system that dispensed with drilling and screw fittings to hold the ducting in place – it would save money as well as time. A Company by the ...

  • How to glue metal or wood bars to wood flooring

    How to glue metal or wood bars to wood flooring

    Where it is not convenient or possible to run wood flooring from one room to another and through hallways, joints will exist at doorways. These unsightly joint areas require a metal or wood bar to seal and obscure the joint and to provide an aesthetically pleasing appearance that compliments the flow of the flooring from one room to another. Bars ...

  • How to repair a leaking toilet cistern

    How to repair a leaking toilet cistern

    On discovery of your toilet cistern leaking, your first thought is – it needs immediate replacing. That is the natural reaction considering repair of any kind is unlikely if not impossible since there is no real effective solution available. In the circumstances, a new cistern is the only solution from an historical perspective since there was traditionally no bonding agent ...

  • How to repair loose stair treads.

    How to repair loose stair treads.

    Loose stair treads that make a rattling noise or worse when you stand on them can be very annoying and distracting. They can even awaken others who are sleeping or trying to sleep nearby as the sound seems to echo through the house which is particularly quiet in the wee hours. It is a nightmare for someone trying to climb ...

  • How to stick a number plate to a vehicle

    How to stick a number plate to a vehicle

    There are a number of possible solutions to securing a number plate to your vehicle but they all succumb to exterior forces such as temperature extremes and water penetration and eventually fall off. Self adhesive strips provide a temporary solution but fail to tolerate the ravages of weather extremes long term leading to inevitable dysfunction.Many car franchises in the past ...

  • The best way to attach a composite worktop to a kitchen carcass.

    The best way to attach a composite worktop to a kitchen carcass.

    When you consider the kitchen environment where the worktop is being attached to the carcass you have to take cognisance of some extreme conditions that prevail in all kitchens and which directly affect the ability of the bonding agent to work efficiently. It is likely the kitchen will be very warm, indeed hot at times, and cold at other times, ...

  • The best way to bond ornamental bricks to an interior wall

    The best way to bond ornamental bricks to an interior wall

    Traditionally mortar would have been used to bond any type of brick to an interior wall but that was a time consuming and rather messy process which has been overtaken by other more modern adhesive compounds and bonding products. The drawback with these alternative adhesives is that they are not entirely safe as many contain solvents that are harsh on ...

  • The best way to glue wood to wood

    The best way to glue wood to wood

    There are a number of proprietary adhesives that claim the ability to glue wood to wood but none are either safe or fully effective. Glues in general tend not to like wet conditions and their performance falls below expectations if applied to wet surfaces. That has been the reality and difficulty of trying to bond wood with wood using traditional ...

  • What is the best way to bond wood to wood

    What is the best way to bond wood to wood

    The best way to bond wood to wood is to source the most effective safe adhesive that has good tensile strength and provides a lasting adhesion solution. You may say that is a very challenging task considering the number of proprietary solutions on the market, and you would be right, considering that none are safe or comprehensively efficient and effective. ...

  • What is the best way to fix a broken garden gnome

    What is the best way to fix a broken garden gnome

    The fastest and most effective way to fix a broken garden gnome is to use a versatile adhesive with instant and lasting grab that works efficiently in both wet and dry conditions with no dilution or compromise of product performance. That has been easier said than done since it is very difficult to source a solution that ticks all the ...

  • How to fit a wooden mantel to a brick fireplace.

    How to fit a wooden mantel to a brick fireplace.

    Fitting a wooden mantel to a brick fireplace requires a safe effective adhesive/sealant that combines instant grab with flexibility, allowing manipulation of the mantel into its proper position before complete cure takes effect. The construction of antique brick fireplaces with the addition of reclaimed oak beam over-mantels has become very popular with home owners and builders. It is the perfect ...

  • How to fix a loose cap on a pier

    How to fix a loose cap on a pier

    The traditional method of fixing a loose cap on a pier is the same method used to secure it in the first instance – mortar – a mixture of sand, cement and water. This age old means of bonding stone, block or brick unfortunately has its shortcomings. Through time it succumbs to the destructive forces of the weather, temperature extremes ...

  • How to attach UPVC wall panels

    How to attach UPVC wall panels

    The most effective and quickest way to attach UPVC wall panels is to use a tried and tested safe hybrid polymer adhesive that has immediate grab and long lasting bonding effect. UPVC wall panels add a touch of style to your bathroom, kitchen, bedroom or playroom providing a decorative and functional finish. They come with tongue and groove as standard ...

  • How to fix PVC trims in place around French Doors.

    How to fix PVC trims in place around French Doors.

    To fix PVC trims in place around Fench Doors it is essential to use a hybrid polymer adhesive/sealant that provides an effective and permanent bonding solution. Choosing the right product is crucial for a successful and permanent fix. Sometimes French Doors do not perfectly fit the opening prepared for them – though better too small than too large – as ...

  • How to quickly instal external door frames.

    How to quickly instal external door frames.

    The traditional method of installing or fixing external door frames using screws and nails is tedious and very labour intensive. Joiners plug masonry with timber grounds to which they fix the door frames with nails and screws. That process requires drilling which takes additional time and is dusty work. In more recent times insulated cavity closers are used in window ...

  • How to secure threshold steps in place.

    How to secure threshold steps in place.

    Threshold steps have a functional and aesthetic role and are available in different materials and designs. They simply bridge the gap between internal flooring at doorways. They can be oak, brass, nickel or aluminium and come in different colours and finish textures to compliment the flooring. To instal threshold steps on concrete traditionally you required a masonry drill bit and ...

  • How to stick a roof slate in place.

    How to stick a roof slate in place.

    The best way to stick a roof slate in place is to use a tried and tested, solvent free and safe adhesive/sealant that sticks and seals at the same time in a permanent capacity. Traditionally  slates were nailed at intervals to the roofing laths with the horizontal overlap providing both weight and pressure on the row below to keep it ...

  • How to stick Airtec insulation to a garage door.

    How to stick Airtec insulation to a garage door.

    Airtec Insulation is ideal for keeping the warmth in and the cold out. It has multiple applications and comes in different layer widths with an aluminium exterior layer to reflect warmth and and a cellophane outer coat to protect against corrosion. It is composed of a thin aluminium bubble insulation membrane which is used in loft or under wood floor ...

  • How to stick bulkhead lights to a garage wall.

    How to stick bulkhead lights to a garage wall.

    The most effective way to stick bulkhead lights to a garage wall is to use an industrial strength adhesive that is safe, effective and a permanent bonding solution. In the absence of a realistically efficient adhesive solution the traditional method of drill and screw was used to instal the lights on a garage wall. It is a tiresome and labour ...

  • How to stick decorative roofing tiles on an external wall.

    How to stick decorative roofing tiles on an external wall.

    The traditional method of attaching decorative roofing tiles to an external wall required a drill, rawl plugs and screws. It was a labour intensive process with the time taken to drill two holes in the wall for every tile to complete the installation. The practical difficulties with this type of solution are getting a power supply to the installation site ...

  • How to stick stainless steel surrounds on a lift control panel.

    How to stick stainless steel surrounds on a lift control panel.

    Lift stainless steel control panels provide an aesthetically pleasing surround that compliments the actual lift panel itself and acts as a cosmetic finish to create a uniform symmetry that blends seamlessly into the lift wall. Securing them in place is a task traditionally performed by a drill and screws process to attach the surround to the metal superstructure. Screws are ...

  • How to support floating shelves on a plasterboard wall.

    How to support floating shelves on a plasterboard wall.

    The best way to support floating shelves on a plasterboard wall is to deploy a tried and tested hybrid polymer adhesive that is safe and effective and provides a long lasting bonding solution. The traditional method of using L shaped metal supports screwed into the wall is a time consuming and often hit and miss operation. Studs at 16 inch ...

  • The best way to fix soap dishes in a shower unit with a glass tile wall.

    The best way to fix soap dishes in a shower unit with a glass tile wall.

    The best way to fix soap dishes in a shower unit with a glass tile wall is to use a safe and reliably strong adhesive/sealant to stick the soap dishes against the glass tiles with lasting effect. There are a variety of proprietary adhesives claiming the ability to do this job but unfortunately they are not safe and only act ...

  • The best way to put deep cavity closers onto blockwork.

    The best way to put deep cavity closers onto blockwork.

    The best way to put deep cavity closers onto blockwork is to stick them in place permanently using a tried and tested hybrid polymer that is solvent free, safe and works efficiently on a block surface with no compromise on bonding strength or sealing quality. There are different forms and brands of cavity closers but all perform the same function. ...

  • The best way to stick vinyl to a concrete floor.

    The best way to stick vinyl to a concrete floor.

    If you have been challenged by the task of sticking vinyl to a concrete floor then you will want to hear about a revolutionary adhesive/sealant that can do the job more effectively than spray adhesives that have long been used to stick down vinyl. The problem with traditional adhesive solutions is they only work temporarily and are not completely safe. ...

  • How to attach a small floodlight to an external house wall.

    How to attach a small floodlight to an external house wall.

    Attaching lights of any description to an external wall of your house is normally accomplished with a drill, rawl plugs, screws and screwdriver. It is both tedious and difficult work, especially if you are working at a height off a ladder. However, the benefits of having a floodlight to illuminate your driveway or yard outweighs the problem of installing it. ...

  • How to attach roof shingles to a garden house.

    How to attach roof shingles to a garden house.

    The fastest and most effective way to attach roof shingles to a garden house is to deploy a tried and tested industrial strength adhesive that offers efficiency and long lasting effect. The traditional method of fixing shingles is hammer and nails – a labour intensive process that can produce water leaks over time with rusting nails or ill fitted shingles. ...

  • How to fix a mirror on a plasterboard wall.

    How to fix a mirror on a plasterboard wall.

    Fixing anything on a plasterboard wall is a challenging task and traditionally mechanical fixings and supports are used to attach mirrors, pictures and ornaments. This process requires a drill, metal cavity wall anchors, wall bracket fixings, nylon toggles, worm screws, wall plugs and a lot of courage. Plasterboard is essentially a layer of compressed plaster dust between two heavy sheets ...

  • How to fix concrete paving slabs on top of sunroom step foundations.

    How to fix concrete paving slabs on top of sunroom step foundations.

    The most effective and quickest way to fix concrete paving slabs on top of sunroom step foundations is to deploy a very strong, long lasting and efficient adhesive/sealant to keep them securely in place. It needs to be a tried and tested bonding product that retains its adhesive strength in all weather and temperature extremes, is impervious to water penetration ...

  • How to glue terracotta pots together.

    How to glue terracotta pots together.

    The most effective and long lasting solution for gluing terracotta pots together is an industrial strength adhesive that combines bonding efficiency with long lasting performance. Terracotta pots are a rustic feature in garden and patio areas and provide the most natural containers for flowers, shrubs, herbs and fruiting plants. They are versatile and efficient plant holders and from a practical ...

  • How to repair a leaking plastic bucket.

    How to repair a leaking plastic bucket.

    There is nothing more useless and annoying than a plastic bucket with a split in the side. It is reminiscent of the old comic song beginning, “ There is a hole in the bucket dear Liza, dear Liza!” The husband’s retort of “With what shall I fix it dear Liza?” in response to his wife’s sharp witty comment of “ ...

  • How to repair a leaking wooden rowing boat.

    How to repair a leaking wooden rowing boat.

    The most effective way to repair a leaking wooden rowing boat is to bond and seal the leak with a tried and tested water repellent adhesive/sealant that can withstand water pressure whilst retaining its amazing sealing and bonding prowess. Repairing a leaking rowing boat is a very responsible undertaking as you are dealing with people’s safety and perhaps a life ...

  • How to stick a shower caddy to a tiled shower surround.

    How to stick a shower caddy to a tiled shower surround.

    The primary consideration in choosing any adhesive to stick a shower caddy to a tiled shower surround is the environment in which it has to work. Steaming hot water in a shower area that scarcely has time to dry out before the shower is used again presents a challenging scenario for any bonding solution. There are a number of proprietary ...

  • The best way to attach a kitchen splashback.

    The best way to attach a kitchen splashback.

    The best way to attach a kitchen splashback is to use an industrial strength adhesive/sealant that sticks and seals with optimal strength and permanent effect. Preferably deploy a product that is specifically designed for the Construction Industry so you can depend on its credentials to fulfil the task effectively. Splashbacks have become a fashionable kitchen accessory in recent times performing ...

  • The best way to attach a wooden plaque to a plastered interior block wall.

    The best way to attach a wooden plaque to a plastered interior block wall.

    The best way to attach a wooden plaque to a plastered interior block wall is to glue it in position with a high tensile strength adhesive/sealant that has instant grab and cures to a vice like bond and grip that lasts a long time. Plaques are normally screwed to the wall with brass screws which are intrusive and detract from ...

  • The best way to fix Tudor trim boards to external house walls.

    The best way to fix Tudor trim boards to external house walls.

    The best way to fix Tudor trim boards to external house walls is to use a super strong adhesive that bonds and seals simultaneously to provide an effective, waterproof long lasting adhesive solution. In modern mock Tudor homes well seasoned oak beams are nailed or screwed both vertically and horizontally to the exterior walls in imitation of the original Tudor ...

  • The best way to secure a radiator cover to the wall.

    The best way to secure a radiator cover to the wall.

    The standard way of securing a radiator cover to the wall is to use metal fixings that are screwed to both the radiator and the wall to keep the cover safely in place. Like all tasks involving drilling into masonry and then screwing metal L shaped fixings into position, it is a labour intensive time consuming operation that leaves an ...

  • The best way to stick a wooden seat on a brick base patio bench.

    The best way to stick a wooden seat on a brick base patio bench.

    A patio bench with a wooden seat provides a comfortable, practical and necessary accessory to an area of your home where you can chill out with family and friends on a summer evening. The only proviso is finishing off the seating by fixing that wooden seat to your brick patio bench. There are two ways of fixing a wooden seat ...

  • The most effective way to reset displaced concrete edging blocks on a patio.

    The most effective way to reset displaced concrete edging blocks on a patio.

    The most effective and quickest way to reset displaced concrete edging blocks on a patio is to stick them in place with an industrial strength adhesive that provides a long lasting solution and prevents them from being displaced going forward. With most patio foundations installed on a wet mortar foundation which dries to a solid base you can deploy an ...