Step by step guide to installing the Self Adhesive EPDM gutter lining system
Prep Your Gutter
Make sure your gutter is clean and dry. Refer to the manufacturers installation manual for bonding to different substrates.
Stir the FG35 Primer
Stir the FG35 Primer.
Apply FG35 Primer
Apply a thin coat of the FG35 primer using a medium pile paint roller or mini roller.
Ensure Primer is Touch Dry
Ensure the FG35 Primer is dry to the touch. This normally takes around 30 minutes.
Measure your Gutter
Measure your gutter base and sides.
Mark Release Paper
Copy the dimensions on to the release paper on the underside of the gutter lining.
Score Release Paper
Carefully score the release paper with a sharp knife ensuring that the gutter lining is not cut.
Position Rubber Membrane in Gutter
Position the rubber membrane in the gutter allowing sufficient membrane to form the stop end.
Remove First Section of Release Paper
Peel off first section of release paper from one of the gutter sides. (NOT THE BASE)
Fold Membrane back on itself
Fold membrane back on it self to expose second section (BASE) of release paper
Remove Second Section of Release Paper
Remove the release paper from the base of the gutter lining and smooth the EPDM lining on to the gutter base
Remove the Final Section of Release Paper
Remove the final section of release paper from the back of the EPDM gutter lining and press in to position.
Use Seam Roller or Stiff Brush
Use Seam Roller or Stiff Brush to press the EPDM gutter lining on to the gutter base and sides
Cut the Membrane on the corners
Using a sharp pair of scissors cut the membrane on the corners to allow it to fold up the stop ends.
Remove Stop End Release Paper
Remove the centre section of the stop end release paper.
For the Stop End Pleats
Form the stop end pleats or pigs ears.
Remove Release Paper
Remove the relase paper and bond in to position.
Trim Excess EPDM Membrane
Trim the excess membrane prior to installing trim or lead flashing on brick work.
Heat Weld Patches on EPDM
Heat weld patches where the membrane has been cut,. a minimum 50mm overlap is required for heat welding.
Waterproofing the Stop End Pleats
An additional section of membrane can be heat welded in to position to cover any pleats on the stop ends.
WHEREVER EPDM MEMBRANE IS TO BE BONDED TO EPDM MEMBRANE THIS SHOULD BE HEAT WELDED AND NOT STUCK WITH FG35 PRIMER
Heat Weld Laps
Heat weld EPDM laps where necessary
Fit Edging Trims
Fit your chosen edge trim system from where necessary