Protecting RUBBERALL® Membrane In High Foot Traffic Areas (Decks)
IMPORTANT: The EPDM Membrane is not designed as a final walking surface and should be protected from excessive foot traffic. The following are options to be considered:
Covering with Walkway Pads
Walkway Pads (Peel & Stick) are 76.2 x 76.2cms skid resistant, moulded EPDM pads that can be adhered to the membrane in much the same manner as laying tile:
- Clean the membrane with Membrane Cleaner if it is heavily soiled.
- Lay the pad in place and mark the area where the membrane will contact the tape. Leave
35mmgap between pads for drainage.
- Remove the walkway pad and apply Seam Tape Primer Plus to the area where the tape will contact the membrane using a Scrub Pad
.. Pealthe backing paper from the tape and place the pad into position. Apply heavy hand pressure or use a roller to ensure the tape is secured to the membrane.
You may also use rubber to rubber adhesive over the entire Walkway Pad and membrane to fully adhere. Refer back to
Do not attach the sleepers through the membrane. The deck should be secured at a side wall, post, or perimeter area.
Covering With Exterior Grade Carpet
When attaching an outdoor carpet, use