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27/03/2017 - New Building and Renovation Flipbook

We are pleased to announce that the new Building and Renovation product guide is now available to view in flipbook format on our website. This informative booklet covers all products within the Sovereign Product range with individual product information. Sovereign also provide a comprehensive range of ‘... Read more

03/01/2017 - Sovereign Training and Seminar Courses

Sovereign has a team of technical advisors throughout the UK, and together with our CSRT (Certificated Surveyor in Remedial Treatments) and CSSW (Certificated Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing) qualified personnel in the Technical Department, is able to offer an unrivalled support service to customers. This includes offering scheduled training cou... Read more

12/07/2016 - A Brand New Look...

THE SAME World-Beating Innovation THE SAME Fantastic Sovereign Service THE SAME Comprehensive Product Range THE SAME Unbeatable Product Support Developed in response to a truly momentous 2015, when we celebrated our FIFTIETH Anniversary, as well as the Company’... Read more

16/06/2016 - The FASTER, CLEANER and EASIER alternative to traditional cement

Available to buy online at www.sovchem.co.uk, Sovereign Easy Paving Grout is a special blend of resins mixed with selected sands to provide a superior paving jointing mortar to use with almost all natural and concrete stones and slabs. Easy Paving Grout is supplied as a pre-mixed, ready to use mortar for filling off joints in paving for areas such as... Read more

21/04/2016 - The High Quality Woodstainer ideal for Garden Furniture & Fences

Now the good weather is upon us, it's time to start sprucing up your garden furniture and fences and Sovereign’... Read more

09/03/2016 - Fungi-Chek AntiCon: The paint-on answer to long-term Mould & Condensation

Developed from Sovereign's well-proven Fungi-Chek emulsion, AntiCon is an advanced new coating system that combines Fungi-Chek’... Read more

19/01/2016 - Innovation in Condensation Control

Sovereign Warm Touch is a simple solution to problems caused by cold, solid walls, such as condensation and black mould. Solid walls or those with hard to treat cavities are prone to damp caused by condensation. Traditional internal insulation is costly and intrusive to fit, requiring the removal of skirting boards, doors, kitchens and bathroom furnitur... Read more

04/01/2016 - Flooding - How Sovereign Chemicals can help

Sovereign are here to help you in this time of utter despair. Flooding almost always represents a personal disaster for those affected, the consequences of which often having a significant impact, emotionally, physically and financially. Flood recovery can be a complex process and it will involve a number of people, including professionals wo... Read more

16/11/2015 - Flood Damage Assistance with Sovereign Chemicals

Is the weather going mad in your part of the country? Don't despair. For many years Sovereign Chemicals "Specification for Renovation Work after Flood Damage (Tech H3)" has been approved by many Loss Adjusters, Insurers and Local Authorities as a fast track system to enable flood damaged properties to be renovated and re-occupied. The specificati... Read more

11/11/2015 - Using Cement based products during Winter Months

The big freeze has arrived but that doesn't mean you have to stop working and wait for spring. Whilst there are a number of associative risks when working in cold winter temperatures, it’... Read more

27/10/2015 - Fight Mould this Winter with Sovereign's Mould Control Pack

Whilst damp conditions can affect a property all year round, homes can be most vulnerable to such effects during the cold winter months and this could lead to unsightly black mould on surfaces. At Sovereign we have the ideal solution to treating mould caused by damp or condensation this winter in our Mould Control Pack which is available to buy onli... Read more

02/07/2015 - Restore your fences and garden gates this summer

Now that the British summer is here, now is the perfect time to restore those fences and garden gates with Sovereign’... Read more

24/04/2015 - Easy Paving Grout - Faster, Cleaner, Easier than traditional cement

Available to purchase online, Sovereign Easy Paving Grout is the simple, clean and fast way to grout wide joints in hard landscaping features such as paths, driveways and patios. Available in both Natural and Grey and with no mixing required, Easy Paving Grout is supplied as a pre-mixed ready to use mortar for filling off joints. Simply pour on to t... Read more

17/04/2015 - Enhance your external timber this Summer with Sovereign

From cleaning moss and algae off the garden path or patio to getting a bit of re-painting done, at Sovereign Chemicals we have got a great selection of timber preservative products to help improve any outdoor space. Give your garden an instant refresh and prepare it for the summer by enhancing any external timber with our range of decorative wood st... Read more

25/03/2015 - Combat Damp Caused by Condensation with Sovereign's Auto Concure 20/20 Unit

Available to buy online now at sovchem.co.uk and with a running cost as little as three pence per day, Sovereign’... Read more

02/03/2015 - Combat Mould and Condensation with Sovereign Fungi-Chek AntiCon

Sovereign Fungi-Chek AntiCon emulsion is the new advanced coating system that combines Fungi-Chek’... Read more

11/02/2015 - Time to let off steam with Merlin

Now available to buy online on our website is Sovereign’... Read more

13/01/2015 - Storing Sovereign Products during Low Temperatures and the Dark Winter Months

Now that the dark winter months are here it's important to remind our customers about the effects of low temperatures on building works and products. Water based products such as (Aqua-Chek Water Repellent ... Read more

12/12/2014 - Flooding, How Sovereign Chemicals can help

To have your property flooded is always devastating. The emotional, physical and financial impact is enormous and in many cases long term concerns. And the problem of flooding, it would appear, is becoming increasingly prevalent. Unfortunately those not understanding the full ramifications of flooding can unwittingly prolong the pain for the affected ho... Read more

14/11/2014 - Sovereign Fungi-Chek Anticon Now Available

Sovereign are pleased to announce the launch of Fungi-Chek AntiCon emulsion which is now available to purchase online and is available in Magnolia and Bright White. ... Read more

05/11/2014 - Sovereign’s guide to storing building supplies this winter

As previously reported on our website, with the drop in temperatures, the colder weather conditions can wreak havoc amongst the building supplies you have stored away. From affecting the setting times to causing water based products to become inefficient, there are plenty of ways that the cold weather can affect the jobs that you need to carry out. T... Read more

24/09/2014 - Sovereign Waterproofer/Rendermix and Cement

A few years ago we wrote about the use of waterproofer type products and potential problems with new grades of cement. Recently there have been more reported issues (not with Sovereign products) and we would like to assist our customers in offering our expert advice on how to overcome these issues. At one time cement in the UK made by all manufacture... Read more

22/08/2014 - New Renovation & Conversion Flipbook

The new Renovation and Conversion booklet is now available in our Media Library Section in an easy to view flipbook format. This informative booklet details effective solutions for building renovation and conversions, with features on a variety of remedial treatment systems such as the Sovereign Hey’... Read more

28/07/2014 - Roller On, Water Off

Sovereign provide a comprehensive range of Water Repellents in either liquid or cream formulations, such as the Company’... Read more

12/05/2014 - Enhance your Garden's Timber this Summer

From cleaning moss and algae off the garden patio or path to getting a bit of re-painting done, at Sovereign we have got a great selection of products to help improve any outdoor space. One way that you can give the garden an instant refresh to make sure it looks ready for the summer is by enhancing any external timber with our range of decorative wood ... Read more

28/03/2014 - Spruce up those Fences & Garden Gates with Sovereign's SX70

With the good weather nearly upon us, now is the time to start sprucing up those fences and garden gates with Sovereign's high quality SX70 woodstainer. This superior woodstainer is suitable for all types of soft and hardwood, it's tough, durable, and water resistant. With over 10 different colours to choose from you're going to be spoilt for choice as ... Read more

21/03/2014 - Sovereign feature in the latest 'At Home' Magazine

Check out April's issue of the popular Sarah Beeny 'At Home Magazine', you too could live like Royalty with Sovereign's expertise –... Read more

27/02/2014 - New Interactive Flipbooks

Check out our Media Library and you will find various Sovereign Product Brochures are now available to view in Interactive Flipbook format, including our Tile Installation Product Range, Renovation Manual etc. This is an easy to view feature, just turn the pages and you will find all the information you require at the click of a mouse.  ... Read more

30/01/2014 - New Technical Datasheet Available

Please be aware that we have updated the Renderlite Renovating Plaster technical datasheet. We advise all customers who have purchased this product to review the updated datasheet and ensure they have the most up to date information. For a lightweight plastering solution, look no further than Renderlite Renovating Plaster. Its lightweight formula has... Read more

16/01/2014 - Sovereign Products During The Winter Months & Low Temperatures

The winter months are now here so it seems a good time to remind our customers about the effects of low temperatures on building works and products. Water based products left in vans and unheated storage units during cold weather may become damaged. The product may appear to be satisfactory on opening but effected materials could give problems during... Read more

06/01/2014 - New 2014 Training Dates Available

Sovereign has a team of technical advisors throughout the UK, and together with our CSRT (Certificated Surveyor in Remedial Treatments) and CSSW (Certificated Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing) qualified personnel in the Technical Department, is able to offer an unrivalled support service to customers. This includes offering scheduled training cou... Read more

05/12/2013 - Flood Damage Assistance

Is the weather going mad in your part of the country right now, don't despair? For many years Sovereign's "Specification for Renovation Work after Flood Damage" (Tec H3) ... Read more

31/10/2013 - Sovereign Products in Low Temperatures

It appears the colder, winter months are now upon us and so it seems a good time to remind our customers about the use and storage of Sovereign products and building work in low temperatures. Water based products left in vans and unheated storage units during cold weather may become damaged. The product may appear satisfactory on opening but affected... Read more

25/10/2013 - Keeping Condensation under Control this Winter

Condensation is without doubt the most common type of damp encountered and considered to be mainly a winter problem. Sovereign have a number of specialist condensation control products such as ventilation units, mould control equipment and anti-mould paints which will assist in keeping condensation at bay while reducing the risk of the problem returning... Read more

17/10/2013 - New Technical Datasheets Available

Please be aware that the following technical datasheets have recently been updated and we advise all customers who have purchased any of the following products to review the individual datasheet and ensure they have the most up to date version. - Plasprime - Flexi ... Read more

18/09/2013 - Protect External Masonry with Weather-Chek Façade Cream

External masonry can be subjected to damage all year round from rainwater and the freeze/thaw cycle leading to damage. To effectively protect external masonry, here at Sovereign we recommend using our Weather-Check Facade Cream. A ready to use water repellent cream, Weather-Chek has been specially designed for the protection of external masonry. It ... Read more

06/09/2013 - SX70: Decorative Wood Stains with Effective Protection

This summers dry and warm weather has provided the perfect climate to get those jobs done around the garden, and here at Sovereign we have got the essential equipment and products you could possibly need. Sovereign SX70 decorative wood stains are just some of the products that will give the garden a fresh new look. Decorative wood stains are ideal f... Read more

12/08/2013 - Silexine Smoothcote Masonry Paint: Decoration & Protection for Masonry

If you have masonry that needs to be painted, make sure you choose Silexine Smoothcote Masonry Paint. A hard-working formula, Smoothcote not only leaves masonry with a durable and smooth finish but also features outstanding anti algal and fungal qualities to ensure protection of the masonry. Offering a wide spectrum of biocide against organic growth,... Read more

08/07/2013 - 1970's Sealand Hovercraft to Fly once more thanks to Sovereign Pro-Stick 2000

In the early 1970s Ken Chapman worked as an engineer for Sealand Hovercraft based in Millom, Cumbria. Later on in the 70’... Read more

14/06/2013 - Weather Protection for Masonry with Sovereign Water Repellents

Sovereign Water Repellents are designed to effectively prevent penetrating damp, offering weather protection to porous building materials. The benefit to choosing one of Sovereign’... Read more

03/06/2013 - New Technical Datasheets Available

Please be aware that the following technical datasheets have recently been updated and we advise all customers who have purchased any of the following products to review the individual datasheet and ensure they have the most up to date version. - Dentolite Sterilising Solution - Mould Control Pack If you require any urgent assistance please con... Read more

18/04/2013 - Sovereign at the Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show

Sovereign Chemicals Ltd was founded in 1965 and has long been acknowledged as a well respected name in the field of manufacturing and supplying products for the building and construction industry, being heavily involved in remedial damp proofing, structural waterproofing and timber preservative for over 45 years. Furthermore Sovereign has a team of ... Read more

12/04/2013 - Special Price on all Sovereign Putty Pads

Whilst stock lasts Sovereign Putty Pads are now available at a special discounted price! Sovereign Putty Pads restore any loss in fire rating of a party or partition wall that has had an electrical socket or switch put in. The pads fit inside the back box and in the event of a fire would expand to fill any gaps in the void and give protection from sm... Read more

18/03/2013 - Passive Vapour Vent Products from Sovereign

At Sovereign we provide a number of specially designed products which have been created and developed to help combat the appearance and build-up of condensation. One particular product range which helps to eradicate the appearance of condensation is our selection of Passive Vapour Vents. Each Passive Vapour Vent comes equipped with a permeable membra... Read more

06/03/2013 - Sovereign Expertise at Basement2Rooms

At Sovereign we have almost 50 years experience in providing products for the building and construction industry. With a high specification product portfolio ranging from remedial products to general building products, one field that we offer leading proficiency in is structural waterproofing. Structural waterproofing is an essential procedure in the... Read more

07/02/2013 - Renderlite Renovating Plaster - A Lightweight Miracle from Sovereign

For a lightweight plastering solution, look no further than Renderlite Renovating Plaster. Its lightweight formula has made it the preferred choice of professional plasterers, and it is now regarded as the tried and tested method of plastering walls. ... Read more

23/01/2013 - Have you seen our new PlasprimeX YouTube video?

Watch our PlasprimeX video now via our YouTube channel, this informative video is a brief introduction to our exciting new PlasprimeX product which has been developed from Sovereign's revolutionary patented Plasprime plaster priming system.  ... Read more

13/01/2013 - The Winter Months and Low Temperatures

As the winter months are now officially upon us it seems a good time to remind ourselves about the effects of low temperatures on building works and products. Water based products left in vans and unheated storage units during cold weather may become damaged. The product may appear satisfactory on opening but effected materials could give problems du... Read more

02/01/2013 - Cementing during Colder Conditions

Just because temperatures are at their lowest during the winter months doesn't mean that you have to stop working and wait for spring. Although there are a number of associative risks when working during the colder months, it is important to remember that certain risks can be easily prevented with the right tools, efficient planning and correct products... Read more

12/12/2012 - Condensation Control products from Sovereign

October to April are months that a home may become susceptible to condensation and is generally known as “... Read more

23/11/2012 - Flooded? Expert Advice is Available

Sovereign Chemicals Limited has long been acknowledged as the respected name in the field of manufacturing and supplying products for the building and construction industry, being heavily involved in remedial damp-proofing, waterproofing and timber preservation for over 47 years. At Sovereign we have gained experience in assisting loss adjusters/asse... Read more

15/11/2012 - New 2013 Training Dates Available

Sovereign has a team of technical advisors throughout the UK, and together with our CSRT (Certificated Surveyor in Remedial Treatments) and CSSW (Certificated Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing) qualified personnel in the Technical Department, is able to offer an unrivalled support service to customers. This includes offering scheduled training cou... Read more

01/11/2012 - Sovereign Renderlite Renovating and Finish Plasters

Sovereign Renderlite Renovating Plaster is a pre-blended and dry bagged lightweight cement based plaster which has been developed to enable its application in both new construction and existing buildings. It is designed to have a similar properties to a 1:1:6, cement:lime:sand mix, but with a lightweight material, Perlite, replacing the sand aggregat... Read more

19/10/2012 - Combat Condensation Problems this Winter with Sovereign

Any home is at the most risk of condensation problems during the winter months. Now that summer is behind us, condensation control products available from Sovereign will provide both your home and your customers' homes with the protection required to combat the nuisance this is condensation. Condensation is water from moist, warm air which is the... Read more

11/10/2012 - Renovation Manual Interactive Flipbook

The Sovereign Renovation Manual is now available in our Media Library Section and Product Pages in an easy to view flipbook format. This informative Manual takes you through a step by step guide to the different types of damp, dry rot/wet rot and their remedies. Also included is a section for remedial work after flood damage, which is particularly ... Read more

01/10/2012 - Condensation Problems – We have the Solutions

Condensation is one of the most common causes of dampness in properties. Quite simply condensation is water that is deposited on surfaces from warm, moist air that comes into contact with cold surfaces and is usually seen as a problem during the colder winter months. Cold air enters a building, the air is warmed for comfort, the warm air takes up and... Read more

24/09/2012 - Flood Damage Assistance

Is the weather going mad in your part of the country right now, don't despair? For many years Sovereign's "Specification for Renovation Work after Flood Damage" (Tec H3) has been approved by many Loss Adjusters, Insurers and Local Authorities as a fast track system to enable flood damaged properties to be renovated and re-occupied. The specifi... Read more

10/09/2012 - Sovereign celebrates the Silver Jubilee of its Royal Warrant during the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Founded in 1965, Barrow-in-Furness based Sovereign Chemicals has long been acknowledged as the gold standard in chemical products for the building and construction industry, and is widely recognised as the UK leader in dampcoursing and basement waterproofing systems. The use of Sovereign products with great success at Sandringham led to the present... Read more

29/08/2012 - New Technical Datasheets Available

Please be aware that the following technical datasheets have recently been updated and we advise all customers who have purchased any of the following products to review the individual datasheet and ensure they have the most up to date version. - Passive Vapour Vent Mk1 ... Read more

29/06/2012 - New Product Launch - Plasprime®X

Sovereign are pleased to announce the launch of Plasprime®... Read more

14/04/2012 - Time to spruce up those Fences and Garden Gates

Now the good weather is upon us, this is the time to spruce up those fences and garden gates with our high quality SX70 woodstain, this superior woodstain is suitable for all types of soft and hardwood, it’... Read more

23/03/2012 - New Products Now Available

Sovereign are pleased to announce the launch of three new products which are now available to purchase on our website. Sovereign Flexible Wood Flooring Adhesive. Sovereign Flexible Wood Flooring Adhesive is a one part moisture curing silyl modified polymer adhesive. It reacts with atmospheric moisture to form a flexible rubber adhesive with ex... Read more

09/03/2012 - Start planning those jobs around the Garden

As spring is upon us (it hardly seems like we have had a proper winter this year) now is the time to start planning those jobs around the garden that have been waiting for the good weather to start. If your path or patio is looking tired then Sovereign have a range of products to help. Sovereign Masonry Sterilising Wash can be used on all externa... Read more

29/02/2012 - New Safety Datasheets Available

Please be aware that the following safety datasheets have recently been updated and we advise all customers who have purchased any of the following products to review the individual datasheet and ensure they have the most up to date version. - Epoxy Resin 380ML- Epoxy Damp Proof Membrane 5k- WB Stain Blocking Primer 2.5lt- Dentolite Sterilising Solution... Read more

30/12/2011 - New 2012 Training Dates Available

Sovereign has a team of technical advisors throughout the UK, and together with our CSRT (Certificated Surveyor in Remedial Treatments) and CSSW (Certificated Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing) qualified personnel in the Technical Department, is able to offer an unrivalled support service to customers.  ... Read more

12/09/2011 - Have you seen our new Plasprime YouTube Video?

Watch our Plasprime video now via our YouTube channel, this informative video is a brief introduction to our exciting new Plasprime product. You can watch the inventor in action showing how quickly and easily Plasprime is to apply and why all plasterers should be using this unique product prior to re-skimming old walls.  ... Read more

31/03/2011 - New Product Launch - Easy Paving Grout

Sovereign are pleased to announce the launch of Sovereign Easy Paving Grout which is a special blend of resins mixed with selected sands to provide a superior paving jointing mortar for use with almost all natural and concrete stones and slabs. Many times faster than traditional methods - simply brush into joints. No mixing - one component read... Read more

15/02/2011 - Augusta Westland Helicoptors Trial Sovereign Moisture Meters

The new Sovereign Quantum Marine Electronic Moisture Meter is proving to be a successful portable instrument, but not only for Marine Surveyors. It has ... Read more

01/02/2011 - Sovereign Quantum Marine Moisture Meter Product Review

Ray Williams MICWCI puts the Sovereign Quantum Marine Moisture Meter through its paces. As winter set in, just before the worst of the weather managed to keep half the country housebound, myself together with other members of the building surveyors at Southampton, attended a presentation on the causes and resulting effects of persistent damp in build... Read more

31/12/2010 - Sovereign Products on BBC1 DIY SOS - The Big Build

On 30 December 2010 a Sovereign contractor and Sovereign products were featured in the BBC1 programme DIY SOS - The Big Build starring Nick Knowles. ... Read more

23/12/2010 - Sovereign Products and Low Temperatures

We have recently experienced a noticeable drop in temperature and therefore ... Read more

20/12/2010 - New Product Launch - Sovereign Plasprime®

One of the biggest challenges for plasterers is dealing with the multitude of backgrounds on to which plaster must be applied, particularly when re-skimming old, previously plastered walls. Using Sovereign Plasprime®... Read more

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