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Harditex Cladding Texture System

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  1. Inspect sheets are fixed in accordance with james Hardie Specifications.  If not, notify the builder / owner.
  2. Solvent Seal entire surface area of all sheets (failure to seal Harditex sheet will result in a jointing / texture failure).  Fi PVC Slim Line to all corners.
  3. Apply Flexicure 500 base coat and light trowel 75 mm jointing tape into surface.  Allow to cure and apply second coat.  When both coats are completely cured, apply final skin coat.  Sand where necessary to achieve a smooth edge.
  4. Apply selected texture finish in colour of owners choice as per product spec sheet.
  5. When texture is completely cured, apply 2 coats of pigmented glaze coat.


  • It is essential to use Hardiseal Solvent Sealer as acrylic sealers can result in a loss of adhesion.
  • Blue vinyl masking tape should be used for all windows and opening.
  • Refer to Special Finishes Specification data sheet.

Warranty / Liability

Special Finishes (NZ) Ltd provides all the enclosed information in good faith but without warrantee and is to assist your application. However the use of this product being used is beyond their control. The manufacturers can accept no responsibility whatsoever for any damage or failure arising from its application or use. It is totally the responsibility of the user to insure that the product is suitable for its intended use.