Floor Patch

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…

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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…

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Special Announcement – “The Weatherhead 100” 2019

We are pleased to announce that not one, but TWO companies within the Keene Family have been selected as winners of “The Weatherhead 100” for 2019: Keene Building Products ​ Dependable, LLC  Established in 1988, “The Weatherhead 100” awards are the premier celebration of Northeast Ohio’s spirit of entrepreneurship and the companies leading the way in Northeast…

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Newest Skim Coat and Patch

Dependable Floor Prep is pleased to offer PrepPro Feather, an exciting new skim coat and patch product. PrepPro Feather is a latex modified, fine textured, trowel applied, rapid drying cementitious underlayment for interior use.   It provides a smooth, durable surface for the installation of a variety of floor finishes such as vinyl, carpet, engineered wood…

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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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