Backerboard suitable for commercial and residential applications

WonderBoard Lite backerboard from Custom Building Products is a 20 percent lighter fibreglass mesh-reinforced cement backerboard for residential and commercial tile, stone, slate and thin-brick applications. High-flexural strength, along with moisture resistance, also makes the product suitable for both interior and exterior substrate applications, the company says. The backerboard meets the performance standards of ANSI […]

Finish nailer for starter and end rows of hardwood flooring

The Primatech Pro 534FN finish nailer is suitable for starter and end rows of hardwood flooring. It is also recommended for multiple applications such as baseboards, casings, moldings and paneling. The lightweight magnesium body and the angled magazine offers superior maneuverability, the company says. Other features include a tool-less quick clear jam release, anti-dry fire […]

Carpet tile flooring features patterns based on cloud formations

The Tessera Cloudscape collection of carpet tiles from Forbo Flooring Systems has 16 colour options, with each one designed to resemble changeable cloud formations. The palette ranges from oranges and blues, to greens and greys, all with the collection’s signature dappled finish. Each colourway is named after different weather phenomena. Darker shades have names that […]

Red List-free enhanced resilient tile and planks

Pivot Point line Red List-free enhanced resilient tile from Mohawk holds Living Product Challenge Petal Certification and is manufactured using alternative chemistry. Design and colour draw inspiration come from fresh, natural materials and biophilic influence, the company says. The line features four wood and four textile patterns in a 7 x 48 in. plank format […]

Matte finish line of porcelain and ceramic tiles spearheaded by subway style

The Nepal line of porcelain and ceramic tiles from Ege Seramik are said to offer an elegant matte finish characterized by a fashionable surface, which has a velvety texture and is soft to the touch. Offering design flexibility for both wall and floor, the line is available in an array of sizes with its 4 […]

Line of surface finishes for wall tile applications

Profilitec has introduced a line of embossed surface finishes for ceramic tile wall coverings called The Wall Modern Line. The line is designed to match ceramic, cementine, concrete and stone effect tiles. The profiles, opaque and tactile, infuse a retro look with industrial style, creating a modern motif, the company says. The line is available […]

Lightweight uncoupling, waterproofing membrane for electrical floor heating

Mapeguard Heat from Mapei is a lightweight uncoupling, crack-isolation and waterproofing membrane that also provides vapour management and load support. It is designed to speed the installation of tile and stone in interior rooms such as bathrooms, kitchens and three-season rooms where the luxury of radiant floor heating is desired. The membrane’s thin profile is […]

Amazon Alexa used to activate heated floor thermostat

The 4iE Smart WiFi thermostat from Warmup is now compatible with Amazon Alexa. With the MyHeating App and Alexa, users can now control a Warmup smart heating system with their voices. For example, just say, “Alexa, increase the living room underfloor heating by 5 degrees,” a useful comfort control when the users are caught with […]

Green floor primer for wood and resilient installations

DriTac Flooring Products has launched a “green,” single-component acrylic floor primer for interior use on various approved substrates, including concrete, wood, light-weight concrete and gypcrete. Primer 3000’s concentrated quick dry, bond-strengthening technology enhances the bond with approved substrates, self-leveling underlayment, gypsum-based underlayment and patches, prior to adhesive application for wood, resilient and carpet tile flooring […]

Luxury vinyl plank flooring provides fade resistance in sunny applications

Chart House, part of the Mannington Adura Max Apex collection provides a shiplap look in luxury vinyl plank flooring. It is suitable for spaces such as sunrooms because it’s fade-resistant, stain-resistant, water proof, easy-care and made with ScratchResist protection that creates a surface so tough it wears away the ridge on a quarter coin, the […]