“Construction Chemicals, for products and service are second to none. The friendly and helpful service of the company always goes above and beyond any other supplier with their expert knowledge, advice, service and aftercare.The Tanking Slurry which I have used myself is a reliable, excellent product. I would certainly use these products again and again and would recommend this company and their products to everyone without question.I am a plasterer covering all aspects of the trade including lots of cellar work. I have known Jim for over 25 years. Construction Chemicals have provided me with a great service over many years and the technical backup is first-class. It is a very friendly service & nothing is too much of a problem. Finally, I consider them friends.”
Scott King - S King Plastering, Leicester
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There can be many problems attached to oak staining especially with green oak. Unstightly stains and marks can spoil good looking beams or floors. Dark Spots and discoloration of the wood can be removed with Oxalic Acid. Oxalic Acid can also be used to freshen wood colour if it has become grayed due to external exposure. In the refinishing of wood furniture, oxalic acid can be used after stripping to lighten and soft darker stained areas before refinishing. It can also be used as a rust remover and a stain remover in many other applications. In removing iron stains users can scrub the stained area with a solution of oxalic acid in water.
Oxalic Acid is used
by those working with wood, timber & wooden beams
in removing tannin stains
in removing rust in automotive shops and in restoring antiques
in rust stain removal
by those pre-treating stainless steel
in preparing & polishing stones & marble
in restoring furniture as Oxalic Acid bleach
by Fishermen in maintaining wood on boats & quays
as a purifying intermediate in pharmacy
as a precipitator in rare earths processing Features
concentrate crystals remove tannins and water stains from timber
ideal for oak frames and beams
can be put to many uses due to the flexibility of using crystals
We offer free UK mainland delivery. If you are not on the mainland, please give us a call on (0116) 230 1955 and we can give you an accurate delivery price. We make deliveries to Europe and to the rest of the world.
Please call us on (0116) 230 1955 to discuss an accurate shipping price. In certain cases, deliveries to the Highlands of Scotland & Northern Ireland may incur extra shipping costs. If such a situation arises, we will call you as we process the order in order to discuss this.
Hopefully you won't need to return an item, however, if you do, it is our aim to make this as simple as possible. By following the guidance below you can help us to help you when a product is not what you expected, or is faulty. Your statutory rights are not affected by this guidance.
Under our 30 Day Returns policy you can return faulty or unwanted goods.
Items should be unused, in a saleable condition, in original packaging and with all component parts and any promotional items received. You should include your invoice.
In the unlikely event that goods are faulty then we will replace them free of charge.
Unwanted goods can be returned at the cost of the purchaser & will incur a 20% restocking charge.
Certain items are excluded from the guarantee. These include goods that are made to order,or mixed to your requirements. Other excluded items are macerators and water pumps as well as parts of larger kits.
How to Return an Item
There are four common ways to return an item:
For items under 1m in length & 2kg in weight, send them back from your local post office
For larger items, call our customer service team on 0116 2301955 for further advice
We also offer a carrier pick up service, however, depending on the circumstances, this may incur a charge. For more information call our customer service team on 0116 230 1955
For products delivered directly from our suppliers, please call our customer service team on 0116 2301955
Time After Purchase
If you purchased the item less than 30 days ago you can return it under our 30 Day Returns policy
If you purchased the item more than 30 days ago our aim is to get the problem put right as quickly as possible. In most instances we will either offer a replacement item with the same or an equivalent product.
If the item has already been installed, call us on 0116 230 1955 for further advice.
It can be difficult getting it right for your project & so we'd like to offer two ways of helping. The first is telephone support, the second is project specification for contractors.
We aim to win with customer support. We have experts you can ask & we want your custom. Please call us on:
0116 230 1955
Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm
Free Product Specification Service for Contractors
In order to assist our customers with their projects, we are happy to offer a free Project Specification Service to ensure that contracts and work are specified correctly and the list of materials required is as accurate as possible. Our Technical Team has many years experience in Dampproofing, Tanking and Waterproofing situations both here and abroad.
We recognize that our customers are involved in large & complicated projects, our aim to offer a service to help them get it right.
The benefits of the project specification service are:
Appraisal of the requirements of your project from an expert
One to one Conversation with the Technical Team, if required
A free specification for project planning purposes
A site visit if required
A Professional Indemnity Insurance-backed specification for peace of mind
This gives our customers access to first-class technical advice just by picking up the 'phone or emailing. We offer an unrivalled technical service that aims to give our customers the information they need to carry out their work with the right materials. This gives them and their customers confidence.
We Have Local, UK-wide Coverage
We have 3 depots covering the whole of the UK. This benefits our customers because they can arrange for local pick-ups, they get faster, more flexible deliveries, & we have large stocks readily available.
We Have Our Own Transport Network
For a great many of our products, we offer a personal delivery service, giving faster delivery, more security & less frustration.
We Manufacture Our Own Products
We have control over our products and manufacture to a consistent specification. This means that our customers can expect the same high-quality materials, time and again.
Our Directors Have Over 100 Years of Experience in the Industry
This provides our customers with first-class technical advice & a first-rate service & a team that understands your needs & your working environment.
We Have an Experienced Team of Office Staff
All of our staff have worked for us for many years & know their products & have technical expertise. The quality of support is far superior to DIY chains and to our online competitors.
All Non-Construction Chemicals Products are Sourced from ISO 9000 Companies
This means that all goods for sale from Construction Chemicals are of the highest quality. We only work with companies that have a proven track record.
We Have a Large, Experienced Sales & Technical Support Team
Our sales & technical support staff cover the whole of the UK enabling you to get the materials you want for the job you need to complete, when you want to.
We Offer Multiple Credit Options
We offer full credit, credit card & PayPal facilities making it easier for customers to buy and for trade customers to keep an account.
We Stand by the Quality of Our Products & Our Relationship With Our Customers.
If a customer is not happy with their products, we will replace them without question.
Jim has decades of experience with all our adhesives, tanking products, dampproofing, timber treatment & general building chemicals. If you have a problem with application, specification or getting the right product for joinery, shopfitting or construction please call Jim on 0116 230 1955 or mobile 07768 365255