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Ames’ Blue Max formula is top of the line when it comes to waterproofing your basement. A highly elastomeric liquid rubber, Blue Max is perfect for interior waterproofing of basement walls as well as exterior and holds up to dirt for foundation waterproofing. Here is how to apply it to properly seal any surface you choose.
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Get your tools in order. Both Ames’® Blue Max and Block & Wall Liquid Rubber can be applied with a
Are you ready for application? Our basement coatings do not need a primer, but we do suggest a little bit of prep work. Caulk all cracks greater than 1/8″ wide with Ames’ Blue Max trowel-grade. For surfaces with joints, cracks, or where two
It’s important to remember that Ames’ Blue Max must be top coated in exterior applications if it is going to be exposed to UV rays.
Ames’ basement coatings are best applied between 50° to 90° F on warm dry surfaces. For exterior applications apply when the weather is nice, the sun is out, and the forecast says it’s likely to stay that way. A slight tack is normal after drying. Ames’ Blue Max may be recoated or top coated when it is dry to the touch. Low temperatures, high humidity and evening and morning dew will require increased drying/curing time so be patient.