Posts Tagged ‘self-leveling’

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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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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Project Profile on Apartment, Denver CO

This private apartment located in Denver, CO was in need of a new floor. Trained flooring contractors installed the durable, high strength GSL® K2.6, a gypsum self leveling underlayment to the subfloor. In a single pour, applications from 0.375” up to 3” depth can be achieved. The medium flow GSL®  with self-leveling consistency remains placable for nearly 30 minutes, yet…

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“Installing Laminate Flooring: Underlayment, the Floor and More”

“Laminate flooring may, quite literally, seem like a snap. With technologically advanced locking systems and no need for adhesives, the product may seem like a no-brainer to install. However, even the simplest installation can go wrong if the subfloor isn’t prepped, the proper underlayment isn’t used and transitions between the laminate and other flooring types…

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“Resilient Flooring Adhesives: Working with the Right Product”

“With the popularity of LVT still high, resilient flooring shows no signs of slowing down. More customers looking to have resilient installed in both residential and commercial settings have brought new advances to the segment as manufacturers look to create products for every type of resilient floor, and for every type of setting. Question is,…

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