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Old 03-28-2013, 10:17 AM   #1
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What bonding agent for cement over flashing ?


Put this egress window in basement. Installed in a hole I cut in concrete block. I flashed with Protecto self adhesive flashing. How can I skim coat over this flashing? Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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That stuff is pretty smooth for cement to stick to. I think I would trim it out with pressure treated deck board. Looks like your foundation has been painted already. That might cause some trouble too.

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Poles right, not going to stick.
I'd use 1 X 6 vinyl lumber instead of the deck boards though, deck boards are not below grade rated and you would have to wait about 6 months for them to dry out.
You can attach them with Tap-Con screws.
You are going to add a window well, right?

http://www.bilco.com/foundations/sto...asp?nav=10*130
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That stuff is pretty smooth for cement to stick to. I think I would trim it out with pressure treated deck board. Looks like your foundation has been painted already. That might cause some trouble too.
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Poles right, not going to stick.
I'd use 1 X 6 vinyl lumber instead of the deck boards though, deck boards are not below grade rated and you would have to wait about 6 months for them to dry out.
You can attach them with Tap-Con screws.
You are going to add a window well, right?

http://www.bilco.com/foundations/sto...asp?nav=10*130
These guys both nailed it.

Nothing is going to stick to that protecto wrap in terms of anything masonry.

Wrap it with PVC lumber and be done with it.
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