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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.

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

  • Step 2

    Shake can well.

  • Step 3

    Test for colourfastness. Spray in an inconspicuous area and allow article to dry completely to check for colour change.

  • A red number four.

    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.

    Allow to dry between coats.

  • A red number six.

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

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