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Water Shield™

Water Resistant Flooring Paper

Protect floors and surfaces from paint, water and more with Water Shield™. This water resistant construction paper is the superior alternative to red rosin and generic masking papers. Water Shield is twice as thick as kraft paper and more durable than traditional flooring paper.

Water resistant paper is reinforced nylon scrim for extra strength and longevity on the job. Like the name says, Water Shield will protect surfaces from minor spills, so you can focus on the job at hand. Specialty paper protects a wide range of surfaces including hardwoods, ceramic tile, travertine, marble and more. Explore Surface Shields full line of floor protection products.

  • Water resistant flooring paper
  • Reinforced with nylon scrim
  • Provides temporary surface protection from spills and foot traffic

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Available Colors Natural
Recyclable No
Reusable No
Material Type Paper
Breathable No
Adhesive No
Liquid Resistant Yes
Flame Retardant No


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Water Shield Sell Sheet


How do I install Water Shield?
Place on desired surface and unroll. Cut to length with utility knife. Seam multiple pieces together with tape. Do not adhere tape directly to floors. When finished, simply roll up Water Shield and discard.

How is Water Shield different than kraft paper?
Water Shield is thicker than traditional kraft paper. With a scrim reinforcement, it is more tear resistant and water resistant than kraft paper.

Does Water Shield come in an FR version?
If you are on a job that requires flame retardant materials for safety, Surface Shields offers Alpha Shield FR and Plasti Shield FR.

Handling and Storage
Store at room temperature. Avoid high humidity.

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