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“Membranes for Longevity and Durability”

“Waterproofing and crack-isolation membranes can increase the longevity and durability of any application – from residential to extra-heavy commercial.

Understanding the functions and benefits of these products is critical to creating beautiful and long-lasting tile installations in demanding environments.

Why crack isolation?

As environmental conditions change, so do substrates. Changes in temperature and moisture can cause substrates to expand, contract and even crack. When the right installation materials are chosen, and they work as one system from subfloor to sealant, tile installations withstand movement and become longer-lasting spaces. Carefully selecting the right crack-isolation materials becomes even more critical when an installation will be subjected to heavy wheel loads and foot traffic, as is often the case in hospitals and car dealerships…”


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“Membranes for Longevity and Durability”

By: Tom Plaskota

Tile Letter Magazine

May 16, 2015

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