Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I buy SpeedCove? +
What lengths does SpeedCove come in? +
4", 6", & 8" heights of SpeedCove come in 4-foot lengths. Matching preformed corners are 10" long total (5" in each direction from corner point). 1" high SpeedCove comes in either 4-foot or 12-foot lengths; no 1" corners offered because not needed.
Which adhesives should I use with SpeedCove? +
Please refer to our list of recommended adhesives on our Installation Page.
How much adhesive will I need? +
On the average, you will need about 1 gallon of adhesive for 100 linear feet of 4" SpeedCove or 75 linear feet of 6" SpeedCove -- Adhesive Information.
How does SpeedCove compare with hand troweling? +
Finding an experienced hand troweling technician can be difficult & expensive. Additionally, troweled cove can often look mottled & inconsistent. SpeedCove is very competitve & convenient. It is faster to install, only requires basic carpentry & tile skills, & allows you to control this aspect of your project. SpeedCove creates a beautiful, consistent & uniform cove base every time.
Can SpeedCove be used as a stand alone base? +
No, SpeedCove is NOT like rubber vinyl cove base. It is a substrate that must ALWAYS be coated with a resinous floor coating.
What colors does SpeedCove come in? +
No, SpeedCove is NOT like rubber vinyl cove base that comes in many colors. It is a neutral, cream-colored substrate that must always be coated with a resinous floor coating and that is how your color is achieved.