Posts Tagged ‘Self-Leveler’

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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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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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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

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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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Project Profile Using Skimflow® NP

Skimflow NP

When designing luxury homes and condominiums, everything that goes into the home is expected to be “the best of the best.” So when a new luxury condominium was going up along the Potomac River in Washington, DC, every facet needed to be carefully considered. Having flat surfaces for luxury flooring throughout the condominium is a…

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Project Profile on Retail Store, Pittsburgh, PA

One of the most popular things to do in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is to shop, so when a brand new shopping store was in the the works, it was important to make sure everything was done perfectly.  One aspect that needed to be perfected was flat and leveled floors.  After doing some research on self levelers, a decision…

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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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“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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