Mapei, first choice for refurbishing Orlando West church roof

24 June 2015

Multi-Dex 2000 (Pty) Ltd is a family-run business based in Edenvale, Gauteng, with a proud track record for insulated waterproofing systems throughout Southern Africa. Refurbishment projects include assignments for major corporations such as SA Breweries, Eskom, Growthpoint Properties, Monte Casino, and the SA Reserve Bank.

Multi-Dex 2000 is an approved applicator of Mapei South Africa’s products and has benefitted from Mapei’s training schemes. Mapei South Africa is highly regarded for its on-site technical support, and provision of proof of line certification.

Multi-Dex 2000 averages around 35,000 m² of waterproofing a month and recently completed refurbishing the 9,000-m² roof of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG) in Orlando West, Soweto.

“We have tackled a number of difficult projects but this job was especially interesting and challenging,” says Warren Botha, Director of Multi-Dex 2000 (Pty) Ltd and youngest son of the founder of the company.

“We were working 18 metres off the ground and experienced delays as a result of high winds that made it unsafe to handle the sheets of insulation and torch-on waterproofing. Added to this, the roof was dome-shaped and presented a 35 to 50-degree gradient that was difficult to measure let alone work on!

In spite of this, we still managed to complete the project in seven weeks. For the final protective finish, we used Mapei’s Polypaint Alu, which is easy to apply and gives reliable and exceptionally good results.”

Mapei’s Polypaint Alu is a versatile water-based, effective silver paint designed to protect talc, sand and granulated bituminous polymer membranes, as well as unprotected liquid bituminous coatings, from UV sunlight.

“We have been using Mapei products for about three years now,” comments Botha. “We regularly use the silver protective paint, the Mapelastic cementitious waterproofing mortar products, as well as other waterproofing products in their comprehensive range.

Mapei’s products are outstanding and have proved to be far superior to the majority of products in the local market.”

Multi-Dex 2000 used Mapei’s Polypaint Alu when refurbishing the
dome-shaped roof of the UCKG church in Orlando West.

More information from Candice Santana,Tel:+27(0)11 552 8476/


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