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Sanding Cove Base

December 18, 2020

Before you apply any coatings to your cured cove base, be sure to sand down any rough surfaces. We recommend using a masonry rub stone by Marshalltown, (other brands of rub stones have been known to leave black marks that do not come off), or using a rub stone made from your leftover coving material.

Sand until you have a perfectly smooth surface. Your glove should not be able to snag on anything.

Any fine white lines from sanding will disappear once you add a coating. Remember to clean up any dust from sanding before moving on.

Rob Pacheco Jr.
Technical Manager – Northeast


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