22 Sep 2017, 13:23

Flex Tape Functions?

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Scott gathered some items to check at Flex Seal would operate on an assortment of materials. He’d a strainer, a rubber hose, PVC piping, a terra cotta planter, and a sheet of aluminum gutter.

The instructions are read by Scott, and was worried about the fumes.

He was skeptical that Flex Seal would function as fast because he detected at the end of the instructions as it shows on TV, it says Flex Seal requires 24 hours to cure.

Scott sprayed evenly on the strainer to begin and shook the can.

It took a while until they saw any policy. Right away however, Jen and Scott noticed a odor, which Scott said affirmed the need for ventilation.

Scott tried to repair it, and used a saw to create a cut in a piece of PVC pipe.

He implemented Flex Seal, and cut the rubber hose. Scott was excited to see how it would work with some pressure behind it on something.

Scott wanted to test Flex Seal on a terra cotta planter which was the victim of our winter. The Flex Seal commercial shows a gutter, in addition to that.

The spray kept going through the holes, although he tried to cover holes in a section of gutter. He used a stick to move the product.

“That is definitely more policy than straight from the can, anyhow,” he said.

And Scott wanted to test Flex Seal would operate on a PVC fitting.

He went back to check on the strainer, and after about 20 minutes, it was still wet.

“So far what I see is it is taking longer than what they tell you on the can,” he explained. “ ‘Stops leaks. Ready to go. Quick.’ It is really not so far.”

Add coats of Flex Seal, and Scott agreed to monitor the process.

Twenty-four hours later, once the instructions say the Flex Seal should be cured, Jen went back to Scott’s house.

Scott told her it took to get the Flex Seal approximately an hour and a half to dry in between coats. He was not having a good feeling about how it would function.

Scott said the Flex Seal kept sinking in, although the cut on the PVC pipe has been covered.

And, although the Flex Seal sprayed on the cut in the nozzle, Scott said, “I noticed when you pick up where the cut was, it sort of breaks open.”

The Flex Seal on the planter was dry, and when the commercial shows Flex Seal working on terra cotta, the announcer comments, “Now that is a gorgeous seal that will last a lifetime.”

By seeing if the piece was tight, the seal was analyzed by Scott. Without much effort, the piece came off!

“That was pretty simple,” he said.

Flex Seal does not claim to be a glue. So youseal a break, and then’d want to glue.

Jen and Scott check it worked on the strainer. Some water is poured in by Scott, and they found drips from sides and the bottom.

They saw drips on the cut in the PVC pipe, and in addition to on the fitting.

“Wow, that did not hold good whatsoever. I certainly thought it would have held better than that,” Scott said.

Flex Seal coated the holes over in the gutter drying into a rubbery end, and it worked there, no drips from the holes.

Scott did not have much hope for the rubber hose, but he hooked it up, and water came spraying out as he had been afraid of.

Flex Seal promises a way to repair leaks fast.

Does it do that?

His head shook.

“You’d only have the ability to use it on aluminum, I guess, or some kind of metal,” he said.

“Was there anything that impressed you about it?” Jen asked.

“No, not really,” Scott answered.

Flex Seal(flexreviews.org) is available online and in stores for $10 to $15 a can.

Although, testimonials have been read by Jen from people who said they had been charged $40 for orders that are online that enable you to purchase more than you may, and then add in handling and shipping.