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1 December

“Moisture Mitigation for Concrete Slabs”

“Moisture-related problems with floor coverings and coatings applied over concrete slabs have become a serious and costly issue for designers, constructors, manufacturers, installers, and owners. Problems are being experienced on both new and renovation projects. With new construction, the challenge is to design and construct Moisture Mitigation. A brief description of alternative methods for dealing with…


17 November

Check out Dependable’s products at the ABX show in Boston, MA

Visit Dependable and Keene Building Products at the ABX show in Boston, MA Booth 922 November 17-19, 2015   Visit us and learn about our floor preparation products including self-levelers, patches and moisture mitigation.  Come see our  Underlayment Line of products including: KeedeRoll 100 and 300, KeedeLath, and QQ Step Soft. Check out Keene Building…


12 November

“Industry Q&A: Fishman’s Mabeus On Proper Slab Preparation”

“Bill Mabeus, vice president of sales for Fishman Flooring Solutions, has been involved in evaluating and preparing thousands of slabs for flooring installations during his more than 30 years in the flooring industry. He recently shared with Floor Trends his unique perspectives on why the proper preparation of surfaces is so important to architects, designers,…


5 November

“Moisture Problems with Concrete Slabs”

“Moisture-related floor covering and coating problems have in recent years become among the most common and costly issues being faced by design professionals, contractors, manufacturers, installers, and building owners. Each year, such problems account for hundreds of millions of dollars in unanticipated expenses to correct problems and resolve disputes. Here are some commonly asked questions…


29 October

“Crack Isolation, Anti-Fracture and Uncoupling Membranes”

“Most installation professionals understand what crack isolation, anti-fracture and uncoupling membranes are for, but confusion still reigns on what the differences are among the products. Do crack isolation and anti-fracture mean the same thing? Are uncoupling membranes standardized? When should partial coverage be chosen over a full installation? We asked a panel of industry manufacturers…


23 October

Visit Dependable at Total Solutions Plus (TSP) Savannah, GA.

Visit Dependable’s Table Top at TOTAL SOLUTIONS PLUS 2015 in Savannah, GA, Table Top 410 Monday, October 26th, 2015 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Visit us and learn about our floor preparation products including self-levelers, patches and moisture mitigation.  Come see our  Underlayment Line of products including: KeedeRoll 100 and 300, KeedeLath, and QQ Step Soft. Dependable now offers an…


21 October

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15 October

Understanding Underlayments for Hardwood, Laminate, Resilient

“Flooring underlayments for laminate, hardwood and resilient flooring are designed for many things-including sound absorption, stability, moisture protection and extra comfort underfoot. Whether recycled rubber, cork, wood composite, foam or sheet, these products are built to withstand everyday stresses… as long as they’re installed properly. Subfloor prep. “Subfloor prep is critical to any successful installation…


8 October

UNDERLAYMENT SYSTEMS, PART 1: SELF-LEVELERS, PATCHES AND MORE

“With the increasing prevalence of floating luxury vinyl floors and larger, thinner ceramic tile, the need for a flat subfloor is becoming that much greater. That need has led to an explosion of self-leveling underlayments on the market. A range of subfloor prep product manufacturers discuss their latest offerings, technologies and common misconceptions about working…


30 September

“Vapor Barriers: Nuisance or Necessity?”

In recent weeks we here at Dependable had Peter Craig, a renowned concrete floor specialist come in and educate the team on moisture mitigation. We hear a lot about the issue and what a serious costly concern it is in the industry. Over the next few months we will be sharing articles from Peter Craig…