Surface protection is insurance against damage to a project’s installed materials, saving time and money by keeping job-site cleanup and repair to a minimum. Proper surface protection protects the bottom line, and keeps the profit in the project.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the need for surface protection during construction and renovation.
  • Describe temporary protection strategies for various vertical and horizontal finished surfaces.
  • Discuss the importance of proper surface protection for worker safety on jobsites.
  • Examine case studies of innovative surface protection solutions.