Ensure the surface is structurally sound and in good condition.
Prepare the acrylic cement by slowly mixing in water until it is thoroughly mixed and is a creamy consistency.
Spread the cement on the back of the viga tail using a 1/4” notch trowel and green float.
Adhere viga tail to the wall at the desired location. Use a twisting motion to ensure good contact between the viga tail and the wall.
Toe nail a few nails/screws to hold the viga tail in place while the adhesive dries.
After the adhesive is completely dry (at least 24 hours), remove the nails/screws.
- Be sure to obey all safety rules and recommendations set forth by tool manufacturers.
- Always follow any, and all, local, state, and federal building codes.
- Always comply with any specified clearances set forth by the manufacturers of stoves, fireplaces, furnaces, and any other heat sources.