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5 Star Finishes Ltd

Ardex 8 + 9 Waterproofing + Fiber Mesh Tape

Ardex 8 + 9 Waterproofing + Fiber Mesh Tape

Regular price $189.49 USD
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Rapid Waterproofing and Crack Isolation Compound

  • Install tile in just 90 minutes and flood test in 4 hours
  • Crack isolation up to 1/8" (3 mm)
  • Zero water penetration via wind-driven rain

ARDEX 8+9™ Rapid Waterproofing and Crack Isolation Compound is a best-in-class, two-component, solvent-free, cement-based membrane. Comprised of an acrylic-based liquid compound and a Portland and other hydraulic cement-based powder, ARDEX 8+9 can be applied easily with a paint roller or a brush to produce a highly flexible, waterproof coating. This coating protects from topside water infiltration and provides an excellent bonding layer for ARDEX tile and stone mortars. When properly installed, ARDEX 8+9 reduces the risk of efflorescence and is IAPMO certified for use as a shower pan.

Key Features

  • Rapid setting – tile in as little as 90 minutes
  • Flood test in 4 hours
  • Crack isolation up to 1/8″ (3 mm)
  • Excellent coverage – up to 300 sq. ft. for commercial unit and up to 100 sq. ft. for convenient kit
  • Available in Gray or White
  • Ideal for applications in commercial and residential bathrooms, showers and kitchens prior to the installation of tile and stone
  • For use in swimming pools*
  • Use for interior or exterior floors and walls+
  • Easy to apply with a roller or paint brush
  • A solvent-free blend of Portland cement and other hydraulic cements for the ultimate bond with ARDEX tile and stone mortars
  • Helps to prevent efflorescence from the substrate
  • Can be used in place of a shower pan liner

Application Guide

SDS Liquid 

SDS Powder 

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Microcement Synergy

Introducing our newest Microcement coating that is waterproof, ultra durable and razor thin producing smooth mottled surfaces similar to Venetian plaster. This microcement can be used on floors, walls, countertops, showers etc and represents the latest in decorative coating technologies.

Microcement Synergy applies over at least one layer of our microcement floor fine or one layer of Microcement fine / x-fine Wall and Shower.

  • Shipping

    All prices do not include shipping and handling fees. If you require a special shipment, larger shipments of freight, and or faster services, please call or email with your specific requests. Shopify will calculate shipping at the end of your checkout process.  

    All orders usually ship within 2 days to 2 weeks depending on the size of the order and the availability of local raw materials, and will typically be received 2-7 business days after dispatch depending on location. Weekends and holidays are not included in transit times. Call or email for larger orders or for alternate and expedited shipping options. 

    5 Star Finishes Ltd is not responsible for shipping delays, frozen packages during the winter months, damaged goods or lost packages. Credit for shipping charges will only be granted when we receive credit from our shipping company which can range from 7-21 days after incident. Frozen goods are not covered by shipping companies

    All goods that can freeze should be shipped via overnight services with Fedex to greatly reduce the risks. 

  • Canadian made plaster with local ingredients made in beautiful British Columbia.

    We are an artisan company and make all our products from scratch and custom for every order.

    We ask for you to place your orders 1 to 2 weeks in advance to ensure we have time to process them. For larger orders please write to enquire on lead times first. Most smaller orders are processed and shipped within a few days.

    Please do not come to our Still Creek address as we do not have a showroom or open warehouse for customers. Pick-up services are not available but we do offer our local delivery for a flat fee of $50.