Waterproofing fabric

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  1. muggles

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    I have a large amount of fabric that I want to waterproof (We're talking about 80 square yards) What should I use, and any tips on using it?
     
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    Might I suggest silicon damp proofing liquid, as brushed onto or injected into brickwork to repel moisture.
    Google come up with several products.

    Wotan
     
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    muggles - find you local marquee hire company in Yellow Pages, ring them and ask what they use.
     
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    Hmm yeah that's a good idea, will try that, cheers
     
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    "Fabsil" is a fabric waterproofing product in liquid form, you can buy it in 5l tins from a major camping shop.
    I have a tin that I have used on my tents, works extremely well & can either be brushed, sprayed or applied with a cloth.

    I did my 6 berth frame tent with it in the local scout hut, didn't know there was a playgroup the next day as I'd left it there.. oops
     
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    Cool, cheers for that Matty, that looks ideal. Now to find a way of treating it and somewhere to hang whilst drying...
     
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    I used a 2" paint brush, put way too much on.

    A paint or fence treatment sprayer will do it too.

    Can you find an empty building somewhere?
    perhaps an old bank thats gone under :D
     
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    muggles - find you local marquee hire company in Yellow Pages and hire one of their jobbies ... :LOL:
     
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