Floor Preparation

Feather & Patch

August 2019 Feather and Patch   In the interest of constantly offering our customers superior service with the best available options, Dependable Floor Prep offers these Feather and Patch Products today.     FEATHERCRETE® is an ultra-fine textured, latex modified cement-based patch that may be used to skim or fill most substrates without priming or the use of additives.…

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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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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…

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ARTICLE: Sound Control Round Table: Adhesives vs. Underlayments

underlayment

“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…

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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…

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Dependable, LLC Announces New Territory Manager

SLUs

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.…

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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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Dependable, LLC Introduces a New Self-Leveler

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,…

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ANNOUNCING ACQUISITION OF VILLAGE PLASTICS COMPANY

Village Plastics

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…

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