Instructions for New Protective Topcoat

                   DIY PROTECTIVE TOPCOAT INSTRUCTIONS

Thank you for purchasing your Nature Stone Protective Topcoat (Topcoat) DIY container. You may decide to apply the Topcoat by
either spraying on with a garden spray can or rolling on with a paint roller. In addition to the Protective Topcoat, you may need
the following items to complete your topcoat:
24 to 40 grit sandpaper, pressure washer (preferred) or hose, gloves, dust mask, either a paint roller & paint tray (if rolling) or
spray bottle and funnel (if spraying), paint brush, bag of sand (for a non-skid surface).
For best results, the area should be clean and dry before applying the Topcoat, and the temperature should stay above 45
degrees for a full twenty-four hours after applying the Topcoat.
PLEASE NOTE: WHEN APPLYING THE TOPCOAT, MORE IS NOT BETTER! A THIN EVEN COAT SHOULD BE APPLIED. IF APPLIED
PROPERLY, COVERAGE SHOULD BE APPROXIMATELY 350 TO 400 SQUARE FEET PER GALLON. A HALF GALLON WILL HAVE AN
APPROXIMATE COVERAGE OF 150-200 SQUARE FEET.
PLEASE READ ALL OF THE DIRECTIONS FIRST BEFORE STARTING!
STEP 1 Using the 24 to 40 grit sandpaper, lightly sand the area to scuff up any material on the top surface. Then, using a
pressure washer (preferred) or hose, thoroughly clean the area and let dry.
STEP 2 Put on gloves and dust mask.
STEP 3 Open your Topcoat container.
STEP 4 Using the spray can or paint brush, paint all wall lines, edges and wrap faces, around all drains and posts and/or any
other intricate areas with the Topcoat.
STEP 5 Pour remaining Topcoat, if spraying, into spray can using a funnel, if rolling, pour remaining Topcoat into a paint tray.
IF SPRAYING (RECOMMENDED):
STEP 6 Holding the spray can approximately 6 to 8 inches above your floor, spray while moving roller back and forth across your
floor making sure to cover the entire area and avoid any buildup (repeat this step as many times as necessary).
STEP 7 (Optional non-skid surface) Place a small amount of sand in the palm of your hand and lightly to moderately broadcast
over the wet Topcoat that requires a non-skid surface. Repeat as necessary.
STEP 8 Any remaining Topcoat in the spray can, can be poured back into the original container. Dispose of spray bottle, do not
reuse. Any Topcoat left in the original container can be resealed and used at a later date before its expiration.
Let Topcoat dry for a minimum of 24 hours and until the Topcoat is no longer tacky.
Keep vehicles off area for 7 days
IF ROLLING:
STEP 6 Dip the paint roller into the Topcoat and saturate.
STEP 7 Roll the paint roller back and forth against the top of the paint tray to remove any excess material.
STEP 8 Lightly roll the paint roller back and forth across your floor making sure to cover the entire area and avoid any buildup or
excessive roller marks (repeat steps 6 through 8 as many times as necessary).
STEP 9 (Optional non-skid surface) Place a small amount of sand in the palm of your hand and lightly to moderately broadcast
over the wet Topcoat that requires a non-skid surface. Repeat as necessary.
STEP 10 Let any unused Topcoat in the paint tray harden for 24 hours and dispose of in accordance with local regulations. Any
Topcoat left in the original container can be resealed and used at a later date before its expiration.
Let Topcoat dry for a minimum of 24 hours and until the Topcoat is no longer tacky.
Keep vehicles off area for 7 days.