Floor Patch

SKIMCRETE XL IMPROVED

SKIMCRETE XL® is Dependable’s tried and true cementitious skimcoat and floor patch. Many installers love the installation and final characteristics of the XL. Today we are pleased to announce tweaks to this solid product. The new SKIMCRETE XL formula includes: IMPROVED trowelability and workability characteristics. SKIMCRETE XL is now smoother and easier to install than…

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The Great White Patch

Skimming gypsum substrates can be difficult, but Dependable has a new solution for repairing gypsum concrete.  When you need to smooth a gypsum floor, Dependable’s new POLYSKIM® offers a superior solution to your problem. Gypsum floors present a tricky solution for flooring installers. Unlike other substrates, gypsum’s parched surface force installers to meticulously prepare the…

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Slus, Patches and Skimcoats: Tips for Novices and Pros

SLUs

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

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NAFCD Annual Convention

NAFCD Annual Convention November 1-3 Hyatt Regency Chicago Chicago, Illinois Dependable, LLC booth # 725   This event is the optimal investment in the success of your business. At the convention you have access to top distributors, manufacturers and service providers to establish new relationships, enhance your business strategy with insights from recognized business experts,…

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Total Solutions Plus

Total Solutions Plus October 22-25, 2016 Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa 44600 Indian Wells Lane Indian Wells, CA 92210   Visit Dependable, LLC Table Top #49- Monday, October 24 from 4:30-7:30 PM   The purpose of Total Solutions Plus is to annually bring the ceramic tile industry together to network and learn from…

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Introducing Dependable’s new patching product SKIMCRETE® XP!

Introducing Dependable’s new patching product designed especially for exterior use. SKIMCRETE® XP is a high strength concrete mix with an added corrosion inhibitor. This exterior patch provides all the workability characteristics of high strength ready mix concrete. When blended with water and stone SKIMCRETE® XP can be poured into forms, vibrated in place, and finished in depths up to 10…

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“Underlayments solve many problems”

“There doesn’t appear to be an industry definition for the category of “underlayments,” but this grouping can easily include products such as backer board, liquid and sheet membranes, uncoupling membranes, mortar beds, patching compounds and self-leveling products. No matter which products are being used on a project, the floor or wall surface must be flattened…

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“Things to Do So Your Installation Does Not Fail!”

“Tile contractors and installers are in business to perform a service and make money. The service is tile installation. The profit is to sustain the business and pay employees, distributors, and state and federal taxes. Job failures cost money, hurt your company’s image, and take time away from performing other work…” “… Our industy standards…

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“Light Commercial Hardwood: Savvy Pointers to Avoid Costly Callbacks”

“Paramount to a successful commercial hardwood flooring installation is in knowing how to avoid certain pitfalls normally associated with commercial installations that don’t come into play as often in residential applications. There are quite a few of them, but I have selected five that could cause serious headaches and costly callbacks if not properly addressed.…

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“Underlayments — So Many Choices”

“The extremely fast-paced schedules of today’s jobsites demand products that can fix floor surfaces quickly, efficiently and in a cost-effective fashion. These surface coatings are sometimes called on to correct extreme variations in plane — while drying quickly and ready to receive tile in short order. Self-levelers or SLUs, as they are known, meet these…

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