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Is Insta Trim paintable?

Last Updated: 3rd July, 2021

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InstaTrim is a flexible, self-adhesive trim strip that can be used anywhere to cover unsightly gaps in your home. InstaTrim gives you a perfect line every time in just minutes and is so much easier to work with than caulking. It leaves no mess and does not need time to cure, it's also paintable.

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In respect to this, can you paint InstaTrim?

InstaTrim is so much easier to work with than caulking, it leaves no mess and does not need time to cure, it's also paintable. It adheres to nearly any surface - tile, ceramic, wood, vinyl, laminate, metal, concrete, granite, stone, wallpaper, paint, wallboard and more.

One may also ask, how do you use caulk strips? Without removing caulk backing, place one end of the pre-bent strip in the corner where the tub and floor meet. Take care to keep caulk from getting wet during application. Starting in the corner, peel a small section of the backing from the top half of the strip. Press top half of strip firmly to the tub.

People also ask, how do I install InstaTrim?

Measure your next piece of InstaTrim and flip the end over, so the adhesive is facing up and push to cut at a 45° angle so the two ends will overlap. Optional: place a drop of Super Glue on the end of the one of the strips where they will overlap to ensure the seam will last, and press to connect the two pieces

What is InstaTrim?

InstaTrim® is a flexible, self-adhesive strip that fixes the gaps in your home. Instatrim is long-lasting, durable and paintable. Available in many color options, its caulking made easy!

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