Posts Tagged ‘Floor Patch’

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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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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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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“Industry Q&A: Fishman’s Mabeus On Proper Slab Preparation”

“Bill Mabeus, vice president of sales for Fishman Flooring Solutions, has been involved in evaluating and preparing thousands of slabs for flooring installations during his more than 30 years in the flooring industry. He recently shared with Floor Trends his unique perspectives on why the proper preparation of surfaces is so important to architects, designers,…

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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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DEPENDABLE’S FEATHERCRETE®

FEATHERCRETE® is an ultra fine textured, latex modified cement based patch. FEATHERCRETE® may be used to skim or fill most substrates without priming or the use of additives. FEATHRCRETE® is creamy and smooth spreading to provide a superior finish for the installation of most any floor covering, including sheet vinyl. FEATHERCRETE® is available in 10…

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“A Look at Underlayments Part 1: Primers, Patches and Self-Levelers”

“Underlayments, like most subfloor preparation products, are the invisible and often unsung essentials of any professional flooring installation. These crucial products ensure the subfloor is primed and ready to accept further materials – whether that be a crack isolation membrane, a backerboard, flooring underlayment or the flooring itself. In part one of our two-part look…

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