Tub Surround & Shower Adhesive (Low-VOC) (LN-715)

This construction adhesive provides exceptional water resistant adhesion under extreme conditions. Not only will it not harm tub surrounds or shower walls; the white color won't show through. LIQUID NAILS Tub Surround & Shower Wall Adhesive also qualifies as a "green glue".

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Solvent (LN-915)


LIQUID NAILS® Tub Surround & Shower Wall Adhesive



Key Features

  • Safe for most fiberglass and plastic units
  • Low odor — ideal for use in occupied areas
  • Excellent water resistance
  • Light color won't show through
  • Great for polystyrene tub and shower units
  • VOC-compliant
  • Can be used as tub caulk
  • Non-flammable
  • Good initial tack
  • Contributes to LEED® certification
  • GREENGUARD Children & SchoolsSM Certification
  • Contributes toward NAHB National Green Building Standard™ certification of the structure 

Recommended For:

adhering plastic and fiberglass tub and shower surrounds to structurally sound drywall, plywood, ceramic tiles, greenboard and cement backerboard.

NOT Recommended For:

uses other than tub and shower surround installations, or use below water line.

Available Sizes

  • 10 fl. oz. cartridge


  • Using a 1/4" (.64 cm) bead: 10 fl. oz. cartridge covers 30 lineal ft.


28 GPL

*Please note that the typical dry time for most construction adhesives is approximately 24 hours. This may vary due to temperature, humidity amount of product applied and surface porosity.

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Surface Preparation

Surfaces must be clean, dry, structurally sound and free of loose paint or other materials. Sand and roughen high-gloss paint.

Product Application

1. Cut nozzle at a 45° angle to a 1/8" bead size. 2. Puncture inner seal with wire or nail. Apply in a continuous 1/4" bead, following the tub surround manufacturer's instructions. Important for proper installation: It is recommended that each panel be "vented." Venting method: Apply adhesive, press panel firmly to wall, then pull away. Wait 3 to 5 minutes, then press back firmly into place. After 20 to 30 minutes, again press firmly over all flat surfaces of tub surround to ensure proper adhesion. If edges lift up, tape to wall with masking tape until adhesive dries. Product can be used as a caulk for edges of tub surrounds and at tub and surround interface, and between surround panels. Caulking may be done immediately after installation of surround.

Drying Time

Let dry for 24 hours prior to use. Foamback tub surrounds should be braced for at least 48 hours.


Use water for wet adhesive. Use mineral spirits applied to cloth for removal of dried adhesive.

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