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HOW TO PROPERLY CONNECT DRIP-EDGE FLASHING

A STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO CONNECTING TWO PIECES OF FLASHING Before installing Flexstone on a deck, most situations call for the installation (or re-installation) of drip edge flashing. The most common size is a 2″ x 2″ and the drip-edge is a small kicker that diverts water from the fascia board beneath it. These flashings are most commonly soldInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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V-Notched Standing Trowel

Flexstone Coatings are proud to announce the new Flexstone Standing trowel. The standing trowel is a heavy-duty locally fabricated stainless steel trowel with 3/8″ x 3/8″ V-Notches designed specifically to spread the Flexstone base coat at the ideal thickness. The trowel has a 45-degree bend where the handle-bracket attaches. The bend accomplishes 2 things – first, it contributes to theInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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Flexstone top 10 Tips for applying Tuff base coat in Hot/Warm temperatures

Remember – The hotter the surface and weather – the faster the Tuff Base mixture sets up & thickens * Start early or work late when surface is not hot and have white tarp to cover areas to keep out of the sun. 1 – It’s a good idea to start with seam taping, drip flashings and up walls –Input your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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When being CCMC Approved is not enough…

Flexstone is CCMC approved for use over living space. This includes flat roofs and roof decks. The CCMC designation is usually all that is required for our material to get a stamp of approval for a project. CCMC stands for the ‘Canadian Construction Materials Center’ – and is a federal body that determines what building materials meet the high standardsInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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FLEXSTONE CAN HANDLE THE SALT

  Old man winter has arrived in full force and customers have been calling with questions about how to deal with a frosty Flexstone deck surface without damaging the surface. Well, we have some good news. Flexstone is among the most resilient membranes on the market and one of it’s most valued features is it’s resistance to chemicals – henceInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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FLEXSTONE INTRODUCES VEHICULAR SURFACING SYSTEM

Flexstone is proud to announce the Tuff vehicular system for concrete vehicle parkades. The competitively priced system is composed of our low solvent #3 Epoxy Primer, a fast-applied urethane base coat, an aromatic colour coat topped with aggregate for slip-resistance, and our uv-stable and incredibly durable aliphatic finish coat. Each component can be spread quickly and easily which helps to keepInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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DEAL WITH LEAKAGE ISSUES EARLY

It is all too common in our industry to come across customers looking for a sundeck replacement due to leakage; most commonly on decks with vinyl or a combination of torch-on roofing and pavers. While Flexstone is an excellent alternative to these systems and we applaud customers for choosing to step outside of these antiquated options, we come across farInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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THE NEXT GENERATION OF POLYASPARTICS HAVE ARRIVED – FLEXCOAT

Flexstone Coatings have earned the reputation as Canada’s toughest sundeck membrane. Our elastomeric and attractive seamless system is ideal for exterior waterproofing. It has also been adopted, thanks to it’s stunning finishes and durability, as a floor coating as well. We have recently discovered that use on concrete floors has a few pitfalls. Primer is required to seal moisture belowInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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PROPER CLEAR COAT APPLICATION

Although most Flexstone applications have no issues, the final step of the process, applying a clear coat over our acrylic flakes, can be a source of frustration. We want to clarify this process and provide our applicators with all the tools and information required to get an even glossy finish. Okay, let’s break down the processes so we’re on theInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.
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FLEXSTONE AND THE PERILS OF AGGREGATE

One of the most popular and attractive decking finishes available today are aggregate finishes. Tiny stones bonded together with rock-solid epoxy and spread over your surface gives a sundeck a gorgeous natural appearance. The system is not cheap, but aesthetics are very important to people. There are two major issues with this system on sundecks or flat roofs. Herein liesInput your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs.