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Tips & Instructions For XFasten Drywall Repair Tape

1. Before installing the XFasten Fiberglass Repair Tape, it would be best to measure the strip sizes and exact areas which you need to install the tape. Make sure that the repair site/ surface is dry, clean and free of dust. You may need to sand the surface if its coating is too thick or glossy. This will strengthen the tape's bond and make the spackle finish neater.
2. Pre cut the tape based on you desired strip lengths and sizes. You can use a sharp pair of scissors or a cutter to cut the waterproofing tape Also, please be careful in handling sharp objects.
3. Apply the strip to the crack, seam or crevice in your wall, ceiling or any area which you wish to repair. 
4. Finally, coat the tape with a layer of a spackle paste or cement putty. This will finally seal the crack with the repair tape acting as the main structural support. You may also choose to not opt for a spackling paste.
5. Apply more strips as needed. For a stronger and tougher support to the drywall. 
6. Let the tape and spackle cure and dry overnight.

Increasing the Bonding Strength
1. You can increase the bonding of the Drywall repair tape by pressing it to the surface. Make sure to press it firmly through your hands or palm. Squeegee any air bubbles or gaps that may exist between the surface and the tape.
2.If you have a hair dryer or a heat gun, you can also heat the adhesive using warm air exhaust. Heating the adhesive upon installation will temper it further increase the adhesive's strength.
3. Avoid touching the adhesive while installing it on the surface. Oils and moisture can severely weaken the adhesive. Also, the Dry Erase Sheets has an anti-ghosting coating for cleaner erasures later.

Multiple Layer Application
You can also opt to apply multiple layers to increase the bonding strength. If you are to do so, apply the layers in varying and perpendicular angles. By creating a criss-cross pattern for 2-3 layers, you can produce a support that is rigid.