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Construction adhesives

for heavy duty DIY 

Heavy duty projects need heavy duty adhesives! Strong construction adhesives are ideal for fixing concrete, brick, metal, and other strong materials. We’ll tell you how to choose the right construction adhesive for your DIY project and how to apply these professional grade glues.

What is a construction adhesive?

Sometimes a standard glue just won’t cut it. For heavy duty DIY projects involving strong, heavy or porous materials you need a construction glue. This is because construction adhesives bond to most materials and can be used in different conditions, even when it’s wet or cold.

When should I use construction adhesives?

Construction adhesives are great for all kinds of DIY jobs which require a strong multi-surface adhesive. The strong formula of construction adhesives means that they can be used to attach drywall, tile, moulding, flooring, countertops, fixtures and steel items to walls, ceilings, and floors.

How to apply construction adhesives

Construction adhesives normally come in applicators or cartridges. Here’s what you need to know about using both types of construction glue.

For smaller mounting jobs around the house, grab our innovative UniBond’s No More Nails Click & Fix – a pre-dosed glue applicator! Here’s how to use it:

  1. Prepare the surface. Clean it with a wet cloth and dry thoroughly.
  2. Apply the glue dot. Simply remove the cap and foil cover and press the device down firmly on the surface you want it to stick to. Then spread the dots evenly across the bonding surface. 
  3. Fix the item to the wall. Add more glue dots if it’s a heavier item. 
  4. Support heavier items while the glue cures.

For tougher jobs both indoors and outdoors, go for a stronger construction glue such as UniBond’s One For All Super Grab. With an initial grab of 350kg, this is UniBond’s strongest construction adhesive. This construction glue comes in a cartridge; here’s how to use it:

  1. Open the cartridge.
  2. Put the cartridge into a caulking gun. Cut the nozzle to size.
  3. Apply the construction glue evenly to both bonding surfaces. Wait for it to cure.

Choosing the best construction adhesive for your DIY job

UniBond offers a number of heavy duty construction adhesives for every DIY project.

If you need a strong construction glue to mount shelves, racks or other objects to your walls, then check out UniBond’s No More Nails Click & Fix. With this easy applicator you can apply glue dots to all kinds of objects and the construction glue formula will keep them firmly attached to the wall.

For a stronger adhesive, make sure to add UniBond’s One For All Super Grab to your DIY shopping list. With its initial grab of 350kg and FlexTec technology, this construction glue can hold even the strongest and most difficult materials such as wood, brick, ceramic, concrete, plaster, tile, stone, metal, plastics, glass and mirrors! It can be used outside and withstands even the most extreme conditions. So, whether you’re making repairs or constructing something yourself, this all-purpose construction adhesive won’t let you down!