Deciding on which sealant or adhesive to buy can leave you with more questions than answers. Which brand is best, what product offers the best value for money, do you need to buy a specific product based on the task, and what product will be long lasting? These are all common questions, and all that can be easily answered.

To simplify the buying process. Solseal, an official UK retailer for many top branded sealants and adhesives, have put together a brief guide. In this guide, you’ll find answers to the questions we’ve listed above, advice on usage, and how to save money through bulk buys.

Take a look at Solseal’s guide to buying sealants and adhesives below:

What brands of sealants and adhesives do Solseal stock?

Solseal are a leading stockiest of silicone sealants and adhesives. You can purchase the top brands and products, including:

  • Everbuild
  • Sika
  • Mapei
  • Tremco
  • Arbo
  • Geocel
  • Dow Corning
  • Dowsil
  • EVT
  • Fosroc
  • Soudal

Which sealant and adhesive brand is best?

If Solseal stock it, the brand is considered to be of high quality. The question you should be asking yourself is what do you need the sealant or adhesive to do, and base your decision on this, alongside personal preference based on previous experience.

How to pick a sealant or adhesive based on your task:

Sealants as their name suggests, are used to join various elements together. Adhesives on the other hand are commonly used to bind two substrates together.

The first thing to do is to understand your task at hand. For example, do you want keep moisture out, do you need your sealant to withstand heat, do you need food grade sealants for use in food preparation areas, or are you looking for sound insulation?

Many of the sealants stocked by Solseal have certain qualities that make them the better choice for your task. Most sealants and adhesives will block openings and prevent air, moisture, dust, and heat from passing through, and as such can be considered multi-functional and appropriate for most jobs. However, the environment in which you’re using the sealant or adhesive is just as important, and you if you have specific needs, you should aim to purchase a product that caters for these needs.

How can you tell if a product caters for your specific requirements?

Every product on the Solseal website has in-depth supporting information and technical resources. Not only will the technical data highlight what the sealant or adhesive is made from, it will also explain what it is commonly used for, giving you confidence and reassurance when purchasing the right product for your requirements.

If you need further advice, the Solseal team are on-hand, and can help answer any specific questions you may have, whilst providing the best prices and delivery times.

What factors should you consider when purchasing sealants and adhesives?

There’s a number of things that you should consider when purchasing a sealant or adhesive, including:

  • Purpose
  • Cost
  • Reputation
  • Supply
  • Colour
  • Quantity required

Solseal offer some of the best prices in the UK, stock all the leading brands, and provide huge savings on bulk buys and bespoke quotes. All of these decision-making factors are ticked when purchasing a sealant or adhesive via their online shop.


More Information:

Solseal are a family run distribution company with over 20 years of experience, focusing on specialist grouts, concrete repair mortars, adhesives, and sealant products for the construction industry. Solseal only supply the best in the business, and are the exclusive distributor of the Everbuild Tecnic range, and a national distributor of FEB products. Browse their products via the website:


About Solseal Limited

Solseal are a family run distribution company with over 20 years of experience, focusing on specialist grouts, concrete repair mortars, adhesives and sealant products for the construction industry. Our staff are fully trained, have a wealth of knowledge on all…

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