Posts Tagged ‘underlayment’

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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Project Profile Using GSL K2.6

A new 2 story condominium complex was being designed in Plainfield, Indiana. One important aspect that any home needs is a well-designed floor ceiling assembly. To achieve this, Dependable, LLC’s  GSL® K2.6 was used for the floor underlayment. GSL K2.6 gypsum cement is an underlayment designed to provide code compliance in wood and concrete UL fire rated…

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Place Your Vote for Most Innovative Products!

Dependable LLC’s products Keedelath and KeedeRoll have been nominated for Concrete Constructions Most Innovative Products!   KeedeRoll has been nominated for most innovative product in: Concrete Surfaces & Decorative Concrete Equipment & Materials. To learn more about the product click here, to vote, click here   Keedelath has been nominated for most innovative product in: Masonry Materials…

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Total Solutions Plus

Total Solutions Plus October 22-25, 2016 Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa 44600 Indian Wells Lane Indian Wells, CA 92210   Visit Dependable, LLC Table Top #49- Monday, October 24 from 4:30-7:30 PM   The purpose of Total Solutions Plus is to annually bring the ceramic tile industry together to network and learn from…

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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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Understanding Underlayments for Hardwood, Laminate, Resilient

“Flooring underlayments for laminate, hardwood and resilient flooring are designed for many things-including sound absorption, stability, moisture protection and extra comfort underfoot. Whether recycled rubber, cork, wood composite, foam or sheet, these products are built to withstand everyday stresses… as long as they’re installed properly. Subfloor prep. “Subfloor prep is critical to any successful installation…

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“Selecting Acoustic Flooring Underlayment for High-Density Housing”

“Developers of high density multi-floor residential communities are increasingly driven by both owner and tenant interests to create quietness between floors. For many projects, especially those that feature hard surface finished flooring, the effort to achieve better acoustics starts with the underlayment. Under glue-down, nail-down or floating wood, laminate or luxury vinyl tile flooring, quality underlayment designed to improve…

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