Waterproof your Shipping Container in 5 simple Stages
Stage 1: Power Wash
Wash/water-blast the entire surface.
Stage 2: Detailing
Stage 3: 2 Coats of Waterproof Sealant
Apply a 2 coat of Waterproof Sealant with brush, roller or LRDIY spray machine to full surface of shipping container (Optional) or the defected areas (Patches). Allow 24 hours between coats.
1. Wash/water-blast the entire surface.
2. Use a leaf blower to remove excess water.
3. Pre cut Geo-Textile to bridge the seams, joins and holes.
4. Apply Waterproof Sealant with brush to seams, joins and holes before embedding the pre cut Geo-Textile - ensure you brush the air from underneath the applied Geo-Textile and make sure there are no crinkles. Once the area is finalised, instantly spray on Rapid Cure Spray to set product. Refer to the full video below.
5. Ensure to also apply Waterproof Sealant to any surface rust, air ventilators - allow to cure.
6. Once dry, apply a first coat of Waterproof Sealant with brush, roller or LRDIY spray machine to full surface of shipping container (Optional) or the above defected areas - recommended to apply early morning or afternoon.
7. Following the Waterproof Sealant application, instantly spray on Rapid Cure Spray to set product incase of approaching rain or to speed the job up (ensure Rapid Cure Spray is dry before apply second coat with brush or roller). Watch the rapid cure video to see how this is done.
8. Apply a second coat of Waterproof Sealant to entire shipping container surface or to the above defected areas - more coats can be applied.
9. Recommended thickness 1.5mm dry-film (2 ltrs./sq. metre).
10. IMPORTANT - Waterproof Sealant must be cured - 24hours per 1mm minimum, longer during cold weather, usually weekend or 2-3 days is ideal.
11. Once cured, wash surface again for any dirt or nature that may have landed on shipping container.