FAQ's

Does the Owl Lava 20 system require a primer?

Even though Lava 20 is very sticky a coat of Lava 20 Primer is recommended on all substrates.

How do I use the Owl balcony systems?

Owl Lava 20 can be used in new constructions or the refurbishment of all types of balconies, steps or walkways. Ensure substrate is clean and dry before starting. 

Step. 1 Prime

Step. 2 Apply Lava 20 system. 

Step. 3 Apply a clear coat of Lava 20 with quartz or PVA flakes to create a stylish non slip surface. 

 

 

How do I use this product?

Step. 1 Clean the roof with a jet washer

Step. 2 If any, repair holes and weak joints with Owl Flashing Grade or Owl Roof silicone coating embedded in Owl Roof Polyester fabric.

Step. 3 Coat the entire area with Owl Roof silicone coating as required. Thats it, job done.

What can Owl Ducky be used on?

Owl Ducky can be used on all types of masonry including concrete, cement, stone, brick and render.

What can Owl Lava 20 be used on?

The Lava 20 system from Owl can be used in a variety of applications including new builds or the refurbishment of all types of flat roofing, balconies, terraces, walkways, car parks, podium deck, wet rooms, swimming pools.
 

What can Owl Roof be used on?

Owl Roof can be used on most substrates including felt, asphalt, single ply, concrete, metals, TPO, EPDM and more.

How do I treat joints on OSB or Plywood?

Use Owl PU mastic on all joints. Allow 2 - 3 mil expansion joints between boards and fill with Owl PU mastic. Cover the joints with 4 inch duct tape to act as a bond breaker prior to apply the Owl Lava 20 system.

What colours does the balcony systems come in?

Owl balcony systems come in a variety of colours and can be mixed to give all sorts of multi coloured finishes.

What happens if it rains on the coating after application?

Dont worry your new coating will be fine as it is moisture cured (this means it dries even under water).

How long will my Owl Roof last?

Your in good hands with Owl; our products will outperform other coatings lasting many years and holds a 20 year product guarantee.

What is the application rate Owl Lava 20 on a new build flat roof?

Owl Lava 20 application rates vary depending on required outcome.

A 10 year system is a one coat application: apply 1.8 kg per square meter. 

A 20 year system is two coat application: apply 3kg per square meter. First coat is applied at a rate of 1.8 kg per square meter and the second 1.2kg per square meter.

Allowing 10% extra for waste is recommended.

 

Are the balcony systems non slip?

Yes Owl Balcony systems have excellent slip resistance, with a standard slip resistance rating of 70 Owl balcony systems far exceed the slip resistance safety standards so rest assured you are very safe with Owl.

Do i need a primer?

Owl Roof will adhere to most substrates including felt, asphalt, metal and more without primer.

Substrates that require primer are: Single Ply, PVC, TPO and EPDM.

How much Owl Roof do I need for my roof?

One litre of Owl Roof roughly covers one square meter, however Owl Roof application rate is job specific so if your roof is porous you may require more material. If you are any in doubt regarding quantities contact the Owl Waterproofing technical sales team.


Examples:

1 gallon of Owl Roof will typically cover a 5 m2.

2 gallons of Owl Roof will typically cover 10 m2.