Frequently Asked Questions - Liquid Nails

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Are all Liquid Nails adhesive products the same?

No, each Liquid Nails adhesive product is specifically formulated to bond various substrates and common building materials with different construction requirements. To see our large family of products please click the link below. See All Products

Do Liquid Nails adhesive products resist water?

Liquid Nails adhesive products resist water penetration. However, none of our products should be used below the waterline or immersed in water for long periods of time (e.g., pools, aquariums). To find the right product for your project please click the link below. See All Products

Do Liquid Nails adhesives become hard after they set?

No. Liquid Nails construction adhesive and caulk products remain flexible to allow for expansion and contraction of the substrates. Looking for a specific product? Click the link below to find more of our products. See All Products

How long does it take Liquid Nails adhesive to dry?

We recommend bracing the application overnight. Liquid Nails adhesive will reach its maximum strength within 7 days. Actual dry time may vary with temperature, humidity and substrates. See All Products

How long will the Liquid Nails adhesive odor last?

Cross ventilation is necessary when using Liquid Nails adhesive products. Some odor may remain for a while, but odor usually lasts less than 24 hours. Please take a look at our family of products at the link below. See All Products

Is Liquid Nails adhesive toxic or flammable after it dries?

No. Once a product has cured, the solvents have dissipated. It is the solvents that are flammable/toxic. Please take a look at the link below for our entire family of products. See All Products

How long does it take Liquid Nails adhesive To Set?

Working time averages 15 minutes. Refer to the individual labels and data sheets for more information. To find the right product for your project please take a look at the link below. See All Products

What condition must substrates be in for bonding?

Substrates must be structurally sound, clean and dry (not powdery, chalky or flaky), and without excessive movement. To find the right product for your project please click the link below. See All Products

What is the recommended application temperature for Liquid Nails adhesive products?

We recommend applying Liquid Nails adhesive products between the temperatures of 40°F and 90°F. To find the right product for your next project please take a look at the link below. See All Products

Who should be contacted for medical emergencies?

Always call 911 first in a serious medical emergency. For Liquid Nails adhesive product-related information in a medical emergency, call 1-800-634-0015 and press 1 on the menu option. The call will be automatically transferred to the PPG Architectural Coatings Emergency Information Line. This service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Need to contact us? Click the link below to contact Liquid Nails for your questions and concerns. Contact Us