Found 48 results for the keyword ‘Adhesive’

  • Weather Restrictions: Contact Cement - Water Based (solvent free)

    Connect to your favourite weather forecaster and look for the following conditions:   Category: Adhesives     Product: Contact Cement - Water Based (Solvent Free) Temperature Limitations: Use above +18 C (+65 F) Rain Limitations: Dry surface Wind Limitations:  High winds will accelerate sett...
  • Getting a wobbly toilet to sit flat on the floor

    If you have a wobbly toilet because there is something uneven on the floor the ideal solution is to find a way to level the floor. If it is wood, you could shave it down to flat. If the problem is tiles, you could remove the tiles under the toilet. But often in real life, we don't want to do e...
  • Flashing your glue for tub surrounds

    If you use a solvent based adhesive and squeeze it between two surfaces that will not let the solvent out -- like between tiles and the vinyl -- then the solvent will eventually eat into the vinyl showing up as a ghost line of the glue. Put a trace of glue on the wall. Push the vinyl panel into...
  • Working with Contact Cement

    Contact cement is a uniquely useful adhesive. It will adhere to most all surfaces and hence is often the in-between for sticking two different materials together. It comes in two basic varieties, solvent based and water based, the later often being called "green" or "solvent free". Although thes...
  • Putting new asphalt roof shingles right over old ones.

      The question is: Can you put new asphalt roof shingles right over old ones. If the old ones are flat and you fill in any missing tabs, and you do no more that a total of two layers of shingles, yes you can reshingle over old shingles. The major question point would be to check out if your old...
  • Weather Restrictions: Indoor/Outdoor Carpet Adhesive

    Connect to your favourite weather forecaster and look for the following conditions:   Category: Adhesives     Product: Indoor/Outdoor Carpet Adhesive Temperature Limitations: Apply when both surface and product are above +18C (+65 F).  Store product above -12C (+10 F). Rain Limitations: Keep ...
  • Weather Restrictions: Thermal Plastic Construction Adhesive

    Connect to your favourite weather forecaster and look for the following conditions:   Category: Adhesives     Product: Thermal Plastic Construction Adhesive Temperature Limitations: -25 C (-13 F)  to +60 C (+140 F) -- varies widely by product Rain Limitations: n/a Wind Limitations:  n/a Hum...
  • How do you silence a squeaking floor?

    Here's an animation that helps to show you why floors squeak and what you might be able to do to solve the problem.