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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....

  • Bond Wood to Aluminium

    Bond Wood to Aluminium

    Wood expands and contracts a lot compared to metal. You cannot prevent this so you must allow for it in the bond line. That means using a thick bond line, (like 1/8” or more) and a very flexible, (rubbery) adhesive. This is where CT1 comes into the equation and will stick wood to aluminium perfectly. To adhere wood to aluminium in itself is a difficult challenge due to the porosity of wood and the oxides within the aluminium.....

  • 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 Gutter Sealant

    CT1 The Ultimate Gutter Sealant

    CT1, the unique sealant and construction adhesive, has proved itself to be the BEST Gutter Sealant available. There are so many sealants on the market proclaiming to seal...

  • 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...

  • Info on CT1 Sealant

    Info on CT1 Sealant

    More and more people are requesting information on CT1 Sealant. It came onto the market 5 years ago after several years of intense and vital research and development. There...

  • 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...

  • CT1 Sealant replaces the need for Several Different Sealants

    CT1 Sealant replaces the need for Several Different Sealants

    C-Tec unique CT1 Sealant has revolutionised the market and application of sealants. Before C-Tec was born both the professional and D.I.Y enthusiast had access to only what was...

  • 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...

  • CT1 Sealant / CT1 Adhesive

    CT1 Sealant / CT1 Adhesive

    CT1 Sealant and Construction Adhesive is a revolutionary sealant and adhesive in one. It is manufactured from a unique hybrid formulation that replaces a substantial number of...

  • 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...

  • The Ultimate Structural Sealant

    The Ultimate Structural Sealant

    The revolutionary CT1 Sealant is the Ultimate Structural Sealant for many reasons, but first let us explore the criteria a Structural Sealant should fulfil before it awards...

  • CT1 Construction Adhesive A New Technology

    CT1 Construction Adhesive A New Technology

    We at C-Tec have revolutionised the field of Construction Adhesives. The conventional products available at the moment lack performance and durability due to their...

  • 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...

  • CT1 SEALANT THE NO.1 SEALANT

    CT1 SEALANT THE NO.1 SEALANT

    We at C-Tec are extremely confident in stating that CT1 sealant is the No.1 sealant on the market. Our loyal and happy customers would also second this statement as we have...

  • 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...

  • Sealants from CT1

    Sealants from CT1

    The best sealant money can buy without question is the unique sealant CT1 from the creators C-Tec –The Building Product Specialists. But what makes CT1 so special?Let’s take a...

  • 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...

  • Sealants and Adhesives from C-Tec

    Sealants and Adhesives from C-Tec

    C-Tec specialises and pioneers the development of new technically advanced sealants and adhesives, primarily for the construction industry. Both have always been used...

  • Garden ornaments

    Garden ornaments

    Gardens are filled with different ornaments and decorative items such as flower pots, gnomes, fountains and our favourite wildlife creatures. However, what happens when one of...

  • CT1 SEALANT FOR SEALING SOLAR PANELS

    CT1 SEALANT FOR SEALING SOLAR PANELS

    CT1 sealant is without question the best sealant available to seal solar panels. As the popularity of solar panels has increased in recent years the need for an efficient...

  • 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...

  • How to Seal a Concrete Pool

    How to Seal a Concrete Pool

    Sealing a concrete pool may not sound like the most technically difficult task to tackle, but in fact can be one of the most challenging obstacles to overcome.CT1 is now...

  • Marine Sealant

    Marine Sealant

    There has been a phenomenal break through in the use of marine sealants recently. Historically there have been various types of sealants deemed to be marine sealants all with...

  • 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...

  • Multipurpose sealant and Adhesive

    Multipurpose sealant and Adhesive

    The unique CT1 sealant and construction adhesive is without a doubt, the very best multipurpose product on the market. We at C-TEC NI LTD say this with complete...

  • 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...

  • CT1 Strongest Sealant Available

    CT1 Strongest Sealant Available

    Where there’s a leak there’s a seal, or lack of! Why is there no sealant strong enough? You may ask- But you are asking the wrong question!..... What is the strongest sealant...

  • 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...

  • Multi-purpose Underwater sealant and Adhesive

    Multi-purpose Underwater sealant and Adhesive

    Sealing a leak underwater, and one that will work, and one that I can then bond other materials with, would seem quite simply out of the question. That is before CT1 was...

  • CT1 Unique Sealant & Construction Adhesive

    CT1 Unique Sealant & Construction Adhesive

    We at CT1 did extensive research into available Sealants and Adhesives on the market. There were so many different Sealants and Adhesives proclaiming to be different...

  • 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 ...

  • Wood to Concrete Construction Adhesive

    Wood to Concrete Construction Adhesive

    When you need to use a strong construction adhesive to bond concrete and wood together, C-TEC has you covered. It is used to create ultra-strong and unbreakable bonds between materials including wood, metal, lead, glass, tiles and concrete. Whilst most builders prefer to use an extra fastener to work with their construction adhesive, this is not necessary when you use ...

  • 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 Seal a Swimming Pool with CT1 Sealant and Adhesive

    How to Seal a Swimming Pool with CT1 Sealant and Adhesive

    .Sealing a swimming pool requires a powerful water resistant sealant that can withstand water pressure and the elements. It isn’t uncommon for swimming pools to develop cracks and leaks over time. Fixing these leaks can be a problem because it can be hard to find a good waterproof sealant. Most require a dry surface area before application, which can be ...

  • 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 to Bond Lead to Lead

    How to Bond Lead to Lead

    Bonding lead can be a difficult task if you aren’t using the right adhesive for the job. Lead is a heavy metal, but it can also be malleable and soft. With high stability and a density of 11.34 g/cm3, lead has the second highest atomic number. It is considered to be pretty passive unless it has been powdered. Bonding lead ...

  • 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 ...

  • C-TEC’s Unique Adhesive Range: What’s the Difference?

    C-TEC’s Unique Adhesive Range: What’s the Difference?

    C-TEC offers a wide range of high quality and exclusive problem solving products. Our most famous adhesive and sealant is CT1, the king of construction adhesives. However, our customers often ask us about our full adhesive range. They often want to know more about the benefits of each, as well as the differences between them. So, to help clear things ...

  • 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 Sealant for Outdoor Use

    Best Sealant for Outdoor Use

    When it comes to choosing the perfect sealant for outdoor use, you need to make sure that it is both durable and weather resistant. This means finding a sealant that can withstand high and low temperatures and remain strong durable wet and dry conditions etc. C-TEC specialise in the production of durable sealants and adhesives for the construction industry. One ...

  • 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, ...

  • Filling in Holes and Cracks on Walls: A How-to Guide

    Filling in Holes and Cracks on Walls: A How-to Guide

    Walls that have cracks or halls on the surface require some extra attention to solve the persistent problem. Not only are cracks unsightly, but they can also be quite dangerous. If you are worried about the condition of your walls, you should call in a professional to examine the area. However, if you simply need to fill in a few ...

  • 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 ...

  • What Should I Do If My Boat Has a Leak?

    What Should I Do If My Boat Has a Leak?

    There’s nothing more terrifying than being out at sea with a surprise leak on board the boat, which is why most sailors carry a cartridge of CT1 in their tool box. This unique sealant and adhesive is 100% waterproof and works in wet and dry conditions. In addition to this, it also works in salt-water environments, which makes it the ...

  • How to Seal Materials Under Water?

    How to Seal Materials Under Water?

    When it comes to bonding materials or joints underwater, it can be difficult to find a product that can withstand a wet and damp environment. CT1 from C-Tec is a waterproof sealant and adhesive that cures underwater fast. It’s ideal for marine and boating repairs, swimming pools and garden ponds because it’s unique formulation means that it provides a strong ...

  • How to Stick Skirting to Finished Walls without Fixings

    How to Stick Skirting to Finished Walls without Fixings

    Fixing skirting to finished walls can take a lot of time and effort, especially when it comes to adding nails for support. C-Tec are the master minds behind the revolutionary product, CT1. This fast-acting and powerful construction sealant and adhesive is perfect for a variety of carpentry applications. It provides a secure bond and cures a lot faster than most ...

  • 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 ...

  • What is The Best Waterproof Sealant for Plumbing?

    What is The Best Waterproof Sealant for Plumbing?

    Discover the best waterproof sealant for plumbing applications right here at C-Tec. We supply a range of fantastic sealants and adhesives that are 100% waterproof. For tanking applications, such as waterproofing showers and wet rooms, you can rely on WT1. This is the latest advancement in waterproofing technology and offers excellent adhesion to materials such as concrete, stone, brick and ...

  • 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 ...

  • CT1: The Cost-Effective Way to Bond Materials On-Site

    CT1: The Cost-Effective Way to Bond Materials On-Site

    When you need a fast-acting solution to bond materials on-site, there’s no better option than CT1 from C-Tec. This construction adhesive is ideal for bonding a variety of different materials including metal, wood, glass and polystyrene etc. It provides an excellent resistance to chemicals and is 100% food safe, which makes it ideal for use in areas where food is ...

  • How to make effective boat repairs

    How to make effective boat repairs

    Boat Repairs – CT1 is the right sealant for the job Boat builders and maintenance crews who worked in boat building yards over the years were continually having conversations about sealants and adhesives in an effort to find solutions that worked best. Much has progressed since then and conversations have changed. Differentiating between Sealant and Adhesive Boat building and maintenance ...

  • 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 ...