1. How to use Scotchgard™ Fabric Water Shield

How to apply Scotchgard™ Fabric & Upholstery Protector

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How to use Scotchgard™ Fabric Water Shield

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Your things are worth protecting

  • Upholstery

  • Bags / Purses

  • Decorative pillows

  • Backpacks

  • Luggage

  • Canvas shoes

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Protect your space from spills and stains

Keep almost any kind of fabric looking like new

  • A red number one.
    Prepare

    Protect surrounding non-fabric materials from overspray. If overspray occurs, quickly wipe it up.

  • Step 2
    Shake

    Shake can well.

  • Step 3
    Test

    Test for colourfastness. Spray hidden area until wet, and wipe vigorously with a white absorbent cloth. If colour rubs off, DO NOT USE.

  • A red number four.
    Spray

    Hold can upright 15 cm (6") from fabric surface. Overlap spray using a slow, sweeping motion. Two light coats are better than one heavy coating.

  • A red number five.
    Dry

    Allow to dry between coats.

  • A red number six.
    Reapply

    Reapply after every cleaning or annually to maintain protection. Durability of protection varies with wear.


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