Revitalizing Your Old Apartment

20 March

Revitalizing Your Old Apartment

Remodeling historic structures revitalizes communities and turns eye sores into fantastic new living spaces.  The same is true of in-use multifamily apartment and condos throughout the United States.  The first step to remodeling any apartment, or multifamily unit, is to renovate the flooring, which unfortunately can present a daunting challenge due to compromised gypsum substrates.…


15 November

Project Profile: NoCal Custom Home using Skimflow LP + KeedeLath

Residential Home Livermore, CA KEEDELATH™ SKIMFLOW® LP Dependable is excited to be involved in the building process of an 8,000 sq. ft. home in Livermore, CA. The homeowners used KEEDELATH™ and SKIMFLOW® LP for their floor prep needs. After a radiant heating system was in place, workers installed KEEDELATH. This product was implemented into the…


16 May

ARTICLE: Sound Control Round Table: Adhesives vs. Underlayments

“Sound control, whether achieved through an adhesive or an underlayment, is an essential component of a hard surface flooring installation. In commercial projects, sound control will help meet building code requirements. In residential homes, a noisy hardwood or resilient could result in an angry callback.” FCI convened a panel of industry experts to discuss adhesives vs. underlayments…


26 April

Project Profile Using GSL K2.6

A new 2 story condominium complex was being designed in Plainfield, Indiana. One important aspect that any home needs is a well-designed floor ceiling assembly. To achieve this, Dependable, LLC’s  GSL® K2.6 was used for the floor underlayment. GSL K2.6 gypsum cement is an underlayment designed to provide code compliance in wood and concrete UL fire rated…


12 April

Dependable, LLC Announces New Territory Manager

Dan Belisario, a resident of New Jersey, joins the Keene Building Products and Dependable, LLC sales team as Territory Manager of Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, NYC Metro, and New Jersey. Belisario has more than 30 years in sales experience in the construction/building industry, including multiple Regional Sales Manager roles, and owning and operating his own company.…


9 April

Slus, Patches and Skimcoats: Tips for Novices and Pros

In this manufacturer roundtable, FCI speaks with installation products manufacturers about self-leveling underlayments (SLUs), patches and skimcoats. The manufacturers share tips for both novices and experts on working with these materials.     To read the article, please click HERE Check out our White Skimcoat here. Article by: Michael Chmielecki Floor Covering Installer Magazine April 2018


29 September

Dependable, LLC Introduces a New Self-Leveler

Dependable, LLC is pleased to announce the launch of a new self-leveler; SKIMFLOW® LCB.   SKIMFLOW LCB is a gypsum-based self-leveling underlayment designed for use directly over wood. The product is reinforced with fibers for superior performance over flexible substrates. SKIMFLOW LCB may be poured directly over wood without mechanical reinforcement to provide a quick dry,…


29 August

Project Profile Using Skimflow® NP

When designing luxury homes and condominiums, everything that goes into the home is expected to be “the best of the best.” So when a new luxury condominium was going up along the Potomac River in Washington, DC, every facet needed to be carefully considered. Having flat surfaces for luxury flooring throughout the condominium is a…


17 August

New Technical Bulletin Featured on Dependable Website

Take a look at our new Technical Bulletin: CONSOLICRETE Crack Repair Technical Bulletin CGU-1-17 featured on the Dependable website. CLICK HERE to view page.    Aggregate with SKIMFLOW ES Tech Bulletin SFES-2-99  Aggregate with SKIMFLOW HPI Tech Bulletin SFHPI-1-99  CUTDOWN II: Substrate Preparation Technical Bulletin CD-1-05  Floor Suspended of Spring and/or Movement Tech Bulletin SF-2-99  Floor Suspended…


30 June

ANNOUNCING ACQUISITION OF VILLAGE PLASTICS COMPANY

Keene Family of Companies announces an addition to its portfolio.  Village Plastics Company has been acquired and will join Keene Building Products, Dependable LLC and Continental Products, LLC.  Village Plastics is open for business, accepting orders and ready to serve the needs of our customers.  The operation is still running 24 hours a day with…