1" Backer Rod (Sold by the Foot)

1" Backer Rod (Sold by the Foot)

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NOTE: This item is sold by the foot. To order multiple feet, increase the quantity. For example, if you need 10 feet of backer rod, enter a quantity of 10.

Product: 1" Diameter Backer Rod, Closed Cell, Non-Stick Skin 


  • High moisture environments
  • Ground based expansion joints
  • General purpose sealant backing
  • Use together with self-leveling sealant
  • Highway joints
  • Parking garages
  • Around perimeters of door and window frames,
  • Coping and glazing joints
  • Log Home chinking
  • Isolation joints


  1. 1. Joint or opening should be clean and dry and free of all contaminates, loose materials, dry, and free of water or frost.
  2. 2. To install, compress backer-rod into the joint
  3. before sealants are applied. Install backer-rod using a blunt tool or a plain faced roller.
  4. 3. Force the rod to the depth recommended by sealant manufacturer, (typically about 1/2 of joint width measured at the crown of the backer rod). A template or roller gauge may be used to control the depth at which the rod is placed.
  5. 4. Don't stretch, puncture or tear backer-rod during installation but gently force into the joint so that the backer-rod fits tight against the sides of the joint.


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