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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 RUBBERALL® Walkway Pads

RUBBERALL® Walkway Pads (Peel & Stick) are 30" x 30" skid resistant, molded EPDM pads that can be adhered to the membrane in much the same manner as laying tile:

  • Clean the membrane with RUBBERALL® Membrane Cleaner if it is heavily soiled.
  • Lay the pad in place and mark the area where the membrane will contact the tape. Leave 1/4" gap between pads for drainage.
  • Remove the walkway pad and apply RUBBERALL® Seam Tape Primer Plus to the area where the tape will contact the membrane using a RUBBERALL® Scrub Pad..
  • Peal the backing paper from the tape and place the pad into position. Apply heavy hand pressure or use a linoleum roller to insure the tape is secure to the membrane.

You may also use rubber to rubber adhesive over the entire

RUBBERALL® Walkway Pad and membrane to fully adhere. Refer back to section on rubber to rubber adhesion for more information.

Figure 32

Covering With Wood Deck

When installing a wood deck over an EPDM membrane, the deck sleepers should be laid over an extra piece of membrane called a separator sheet. The separator sheet should extend a minimum of two inches (2") past the sleeper on all sides and should be adhered with Seam Tape.

Figure 33

DO NOT attach the sleepers through the membrane. The deck should be secured at a sidewall, post, or perimeter area.

Covering With Exterior Grade Carpet

When attaching and outdoor carpet, use any exterior grade adhesive and install according to carpet manufacturer's instructions.

 
 
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