Surface protection fabric for use during installation jobs

The Superrunner surface protection fabric from Albert Florotex is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use during flooring installation projects. The product is said to be tearproof, durable, waterproof, breathable and reusable. The material is made from textile fibres in three layers — protective outer layer, breathable membrane and fibre bottom layer. Roll sizes include […]

Luxury vinyl sheets install over existing flooring

TruTEX LVS (luxury vinyl sheet) from Tarkett installs over most existing floor coverings and is said to greatly reduce the time spent preparing concrete and plywood subfloors. From kids’ bathrooms to damp basements, the LVS moisture management system resists mold, mildew and moisture staining, backed by the AquaGuard guarantee. Beyond Tough brand backing protects against […]

Wider membrane provides faster shower waterproofing

To help tile installers work faster, Schluter Systems has introduced its Kerdi waterproof membrane in a roll twice as wide as previously available. The new size is 2 metres wide, versus a standard roll that is 1 metre wide. The length of membrane on each roll remains 98 ft. 5 in., providing 646 sq. ft. […]

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 […]