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Controlling Moisture in Concrete

When Gourmet Foods built their 28,000 square ft state of the art headquarters & warehouse facility in Atlanta GA, they faced the challenge of addressing ongoing moisture emissions from the concrete substrate. Given the service environment and site use Gourmet Foods choose to avoid the risk of a lower performing system and instead selected Platform…

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Project Profile – Leveling to Elevation in San Francisco

Sound attenuation systems are widely used throughout flooring installations. However, leveling to specific elevations over sound mat with a portland cement based system is an approach typically reserved for gypsum based cementitious underlayments over wood substrates. It has been that way with good reason, given portland cement based leveling systems are subject to shrinkage and…

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LEED Credits with Floorprep.com

We can make a difference! Happy Earth Day. Read about the LEED credits available from FloorPrep.com below. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Green Building Rating System™ signifies U.S. Green Building Council’s endeavor to provide a national rating system for developing sustainable building designs & construction. These guidelines help create “green buildings” by…

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Lightweight Subfloor Solution

Reduce Dead Load

Renewal of America’s cities involves the adaptive reuse of existing structures and provides unique opportunities to contribute to lifestyle, sustainability and preservation. The approach is noted by Gensler, worldwide architecture and design firm;     “…adaptive reuse focuses on taking a building that’s past its prime and renovating it for new purposes in line  with contemporary…

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OKC First National Center

                  “It’s probably the most iconic building in Oklahoma City – certainly the one that was on the most postcards through the decades.” –Former Mayor Mick Cornett       The project, a part of the restoration of the Art Deco “First National Bank Building” is now…

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Riverfront Condos, Nashville, TN

riverfront condos

Nashville’s Old Iron Works Plant represented a unique opportunity for conversion into contemporary condominium units. Located just a mile from Nashville’s infamous entertainment & hospitality center (featuring bar Broadway bars, restaurants, football stadium) the Riverfront Condos represent urban living in the heart of Nashville. Given the Riverfront condos feature location, pool, fitness and unique covered…

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Patch Things Up

The season of love is upon us, and this year we’re all about patching things up.   We do wish the best for your hearts and relationships, but we are focused on your subfloors. Yes, we come across some messy subfloors. Great new, Concrete, Gypsum, Wood, Adhesives, Feather, Deep, Fast, Ramp – we can help…

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FloorPrep Launches New Website!

          FloorPrep.com by Dependable, LLC, a manufacturer of professional grade floor preparation products unveils its new website, www.floorprep.com 70 years ago, Dependable was born. Since then, we proudly provided innovative, cost effective and user-friendly solutions. While we remain true to our heritage and values, the opportunities to evolve became apparent and…

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What are the Benefits of Floor Leveling?

Concrete Floor

Concrete floors are one of the top choices for flooring in homes and commercial buildings. They are long-lasting and low-maintenance compared to other types of floors, while easily withstanding heavy foot traffic. But the concrete floor is not without its faults. Sometimes, they will look and even feel uneven. This is one of the most…

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