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Does contact cement need to be completely dry before applying the tiles?Updated 2 months ago

Yes, contact cement needs to be 100% dry before applying the tiles. It is recommended to apply a uniform, generous coat of adhesive to both surfaces with a nylon brush, roller (texturing type), or spray. 

One coat is typically enough for most surfaces. Dull spots when dry indicate insufficient adhesive, and very porous material may require more than one coat. A uniform, glossy film indicates that there is sufficient adhesive

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