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How to Prepare Surfaces Before Applying Waterproofing Tapes

Posted by Nick Leuci on Oct 5, 2020 10:19:19 AM
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How to prepare surfaces before applying waterproofing tapesSelf-adhesive waterproofing tapes bond to substrates with greater force when the substrates are clean and dry and the tapes are applied in warm temperatures. Obtaining a clean surface is the most critical part of the job, and checking the surface cleanliness of often overlooked. Avoid this common mistake by following these instructions for cleaning and testing the surface for cleanliness.

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Learn About Surface Preparation Test for Waterproofing Tapes: How to Test for Surface Cleanliness

Learn About Do’s and Don’ts When Cleaning Surfaces with Solvent

Learn About Surface Preparation Tips for Sealing and Waterproofing Tapes 

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