Should you use a floor primer?
The establishment of a new floor requires a carefully examined process. Preparation of the floor using a floor primer is vital for not only saving your time and effort, but money as well. A floor primer provides a plethora of benefits for the finished floor. If you want the very best adhesion and endurance of your…Read More
Top 8 tips for working with self-leveling underlayment
A floor that is not level is a floor that does not work as it must. It is a floor that requires to be torn up & re-installed. That is a headache you wish to avoid as it might result in greater damage & wear, not to refer to discomfort walking on it. There are…Read More
How Can You Level Any Unleveled Floor With Floor Patch Compound?
For someone who loves a rustic design added to their décor, wooden flooring is an ideal choice. However, at times, the installation isn’t a perfect one, which can lead to squeaky noises, imbalance in furniture alignment, and so much more. Your floor is only as perfect as its installation. A quality wooden floor installation can…Read More
Multi-Family Renovation Solutions
Remodeling historic structures into apartment living spaces turns eye sores into fantastic new living spaces and reinvigorates communities. A critical update includes renovating and updating the flooring with modern finishes. Flooring updates in the multi-family apartment space can can present a daunting challenge due to compromised gypsum substrates. The situation becomes more common every year:…Read More
Project Profile – “Skim in the Gym”
For many, a high school gym is a place where memories are made: a buzzer beater to win the state title, a first kiss at prom, etc. Years later, it can be hard to let go of the nostalgia… However, nostalgia comes second to the safety of those who utilize the gym on a regular…Read More
Your Floor Is Only As Good As Your Platform
While carpet and carpet pads hide a lot of deficiencies found in typical subfloors, things like wood, tile, and LVT/LVP flooring reflect those deficiencies: Uneven joints between planks, sheets and tiles; Floors with obvious slopes, bumps, ridges and/or rolls, etc. These deficiencies can quickly turn what was anticipated to be a beautiful LVP floor into…Read More
Flooring Won’t Stick To Gypsum?
Why Won’t It Stick? Many installers experience a huge problem when applying flooring on new or old gypsum substrates: their glue or patch just won’t stick to the slab. More often than not, this is attributed to gypsum lacking the integrity to accept many floor coverings. Thankfully, there is a simple method for making gyspum…Read More
“Contractor Forum: Contractors Discuss Moisture Mitigation”
“…In the area of how contractors handle moisture mitigation issues, which many people both in and outside of flooring consider to be the No. 1 issue facing the industry, we asked a variety of questions, ranging from common problems contractors come across to their processes and procedures for testing as well as how they handled…Read More