Titebond Cove Base Plus Adhesive is a professional-strength adhesive formulated to provide a fast, strong grab that holds materials firmly in place and eliminates sagging. The advanced formula adheres rubber and vinyl cove base to common building materials and has the added ability to bond to painted and primed surfaces. This VOC-compliant, nonflammable formula is environmentally safe – emitting no harmful fumes and promoting healthy living and working environments.

Features & Benefits

  • Recommended For: Commercial and residential installation of rubber, vinyl and carpet cove bases, as well as stair treads.
  • Compatible Materials: Common wall surfaces including plaster, drywall, gypsum wallboard, plywood, hardboard paneling, tileboard, wood, painted and primed surfaces and concrete.
  • PLUS Performance – Adheres to Painted and Primed Surfaces
  • Interior Vinyl and Rubber
  • Eliminates sagging
  • Quick grab
  • Excellent adhesion
  • Cleans easily with water in wet state
  • Bonds to all common wall surfaces
  • Environmentally safe
  • Minimal bracing needed
  • Impact-resistant
  • VOC-compliant

Application Guidelines

  • Application Temperature: Over 40°F for adhesive and substrates
  • Service Temperature Range: 0°F to 120°F
  • Working Time: 5-10 minutes
  • Prep: Surfaces must be clean and free of any material that may prevent adequate adhesion.
  • Application: Cut tip on slant for 1/4” to 3/8” bead. Puncture inner seal and place in cartridge gun. Apply continuous parallel beads on the back of the cove base approximately 1” to 1 ½” apart. Press cove base firmly and uniformly against the wall within 5-10 minutes of applying adhesive. Note: Irregular or curved wall surfaces may require bracing until the adhesive has set.
  • Cleanup: Tools and adhesive may be cleaned with water while the adhesive is wet. If dried, tools and adhesive may be cleaned with water/acetone/vinegar mixture. Follow solvent vendor’s precautions.


Size1/8” Bead1/4" Bead3/8" Bead1/2" Bead
10 Oz. Cartridge*129 ft.30 ft.14 ft.8 ft.
28 Oz. Cartridge355 ft.86 ft.39 ft.21 ft.
*Approximately 15 linear feet of 4 inch cove base using a double ¼ inch bead or zigzag pattern
†Approximately 43 linear feet of 4 inch cove base using a double ¼ inch bead or zigzag pattern

Physical Properties

  • Type: Polymer emulsion
  • State: Medium-viscosity mastic
  • Color: Beige
  • Solids: 59%
  • Viscosity: 80,000 cps
  • pH : 7.0
  • Calculated VOC: < 50 g/L
  • Flashpoint: > 200°F
  • Freeze / Thaw Stability: Stable
  • Storage Life: 18 months in an unopened container


Titebond Cove Base Plus Adhesive is not designed for continuous submersion. When applying over paint, wallpaper, ceramic tile or other non-porous materials, "roughing up" the area by sanding or scraping will increase bond strength. For best results, store adhesive above 40°F.

Product SKUs

Part NumberUPCCase UPCSizeWeightUnits Per PackagePackages Per Pallet
34010370830340111003708303401810 Oz. Cartridge12.9912108
34020370830340281003708303402528 Oz. Cartridge34.521244
34040370830340424 Gallon Pail48.95136