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FIX-R Liquid Waterproofing FAQs

Can I use FIX-R Liquid Waterproofing on my garage roof?

Yes, it is an ideal product for a flat roof that needs a new waterproofing covering.

Can I apply FIX-R Liquid Waterproofing over an existing flat roof covering?

Yes, subject to following the information provided in the “Surface and Product Preparation “section in the product brochure .

Is FIX-R Liquid Waterproofing difficult to use?

No it’s a very straight forward application. The wet-on-wet application technique, using a roller or brush, is quick and simple and makes the roof instantly waterproof.

How long does it take to dry?

Fully reinforced with a polyester membrane, it cures through moisture in the atmosphere and is touch dry in 45 minutes to 2 hours. Full cure will be reached in 3 to 5 days.

What is the coverage rate?

The minimum coverage rate is 1.5L/m² subject to the substrate and application conditions.

Can I recoat Fix-R Liquid Waterproofing?

Yes, but only if you recoat within 16 hours of the previous coat being applied. If you need to recoat after 16 hours, the surface should first be abraded. For further advice please contact our Technical Team on 01480 466777.

 Do I need to use FIX-R Fabric?

Yes, FIX-R Fabric is used with the FIX-R Liquid Waterproofing System to fully reinforce the roof, creating a flexible and strong waterproofing system.

Do I need to use a primer?

Typically you do not need to use a primer. However, if you are using Light Grey FIX-R Liquid Waterproofing on bituminous substrates, apply FIX-R Stain Blocker to block the migration of asphaltic oils which may otherwise bleed through and cause a stain. If you need further advice please contact our Technical Team on 01480 466777.

Do I need to use FIX-R Jointing Tape?

You will only need to use FIX-R Jointing Tape if there are joints or seams that need to be covered prior to application of the FIX-R Liquid Waterproofing System.

Can I apply FIX-R Liquid Waterproofing if it’s raining?

No, it is not advised to apply FIX-R Liquid Waterproofing if rain is imminent or likely to fall during application. Although it can be applied to damp surfaces, it will not adhere to wet surfaces.

Can I apply FIX-R Liquid Waterproofing in cold conditions?

Yes, as long as the substrate is above 0˚C.

How long is the product shelf life?

Original sealed containers of FIX-R Liquid Waterproofing have a shelf life of 12 months. Unused product can be kept for the duration of the shelf life by resealing the bucket lid.