Posts Tagged ‘Self-Leveler’

“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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Introducing Dependable’s new high performance gypsum self-leveler SKIMFLOW® HPI

SKIMFLOW® HPI is a unique polymer modified gypsum cement self-leveling underlayment for use over interior surfaces. SKIMFLOW® HPI can be pumped or poured and delivers high strength, good water resistance and outstanding adhesion. Applications from as thin as 1/8” and as thick as 3” depth can be achieved in a single pour. SKIMFLOW® HPI remains…

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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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Dependable’s Skimflow® High Performance

Dependable’s Skimflow® High Performance is an exceptional and unique self-leveler. Pumpable or pourable this product is high strength and flow able for nearly an hour, but can withstand foot traffic within about 2 hours. This product is highly compatible with existing gypsum floors that need leveling or strength, it works great with lightweight concrete, or…

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“Engineered Hardwood Installation: Tips and Common Mistakes”

“Engineered hardwood flooring is a product segment growing in popularity, with its value-driven price-point enticing consumers and its installation flexibility making it seem like a no-nonsense product for installers and contractors. We spoke with manufacturers of engineered hardwood flooring adhesives, installation tools and moisture meters to find out the best way to lay this type…

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Dependable’s Skimflow® ES Self-Leveler

Do you need to get your floor quickly leveled and prepared for its floor covering? Self-leveling underlayments are the way to achieve this. Self-levelers are found to be a convenient, time saving and cost effective solution for getting a clean, leveled floor. Self-levelers may be used over a variety of substrates including plywood and concrete…

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“ Decorative Concrete and Toppings: Proper Prep and Installation”

Decorative Concrete Slabs require a more detailed surface preparation.  “Coatings for Industry. Kevin Klotz, president, said his company offers decorative floor coatings including flake, quartz and clear sealers for stains and dyes. “Our recommended preparation procedure for a pre-existing slab would be to clean and degrease the slab through use of detergents, pressure washing and…

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“Working With Self-Leveling Underlayments”

“My company specializes in kitchen and bath remodels, so we install a lot of tile floors. We sometimes have to begin the job by addressing structural deficiencies in the floor. But even sound wood subfloors and concrete slabs may not be flat enough for tile- a problem we most often solve with a self-leveling cement…

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“PRIME & PROCEED”

  A plywood surface must be properly primed prior to the installation of a self-leveling product. DEPENDABLE’S PRIMER SL™ is an ideal product for preparing substrates of any type prior to your self-leveling or patch application. PRIMER SL is able to cover up to 300 sf. per gallon making it a cost affective solution and insuring…

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