Posts Tagged ‘underlayment’

“Will the genuine crack isolation membranes please step forward”

“The Tile Council of North America (TCNA) in its “Membrane Selection Guide” provides the following definition. “Crack Isolation membranes (ANSI A118.12) for thin-bed ceramic, glass and stone installations act to isolate the tile from minor in-plane substrate cracking. Membranes covered by this definition are bonded to a variety of manufacturer-approved substrates covered by ANSI specifications.…

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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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“ACT Membranes”

“…The membrane types included in this test focus solely on: Waterproofing: ANSI A118.10 American National Standard Specifications for Load Bearing, Bonded, Waterproof Membranes for Thin-set Ceramic Tile and Dimension Stone Installation Crack isolation: ANSI A118.12 American National Standard Specifications for Crack Isolation Membranes for Thin-set Ceramic Tile and Dimension Stone Installation. These membranes provide a waterproof barrier…

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WEARFLOW®- High Strength Wear Resistant Self-Leveler

Dependable’s WEARFLOW® is an ideal product for restoring degraded industrial or commercial concrete floor surfaces. WEARFLOW® is a cement based self-leveler with a wear resistant topping WEARFLOW®is high strength and sets quickly. It allows high traffic areas to be open as quick as 24 hours. WEARFLOW® is available in 50 lb. double wall bags and may…

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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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