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 […]

Thermal membrane warms and protects floor tiles

The Mapeguard Heat membrane introduced by Mapei provides customizable, targeted heating for interior floors, regardless of room dimension or configuration. The lightweight uncoupling membrane is designed to provide load support and vapour management, as well as crack-isolation and waterproofing protection when used in ceramic, porcelain and natural-stone tile installations. For use with plywood, concrete and […]

Waterproofing membrane

RedGard SpeedCoat is a ready-to-use, waterproofing membrane from Custom Building Products for both commercial and residential ceramic and natural stone tile installations. Suited for interior substrates, the membrane is said to create a continuous waterproofing barrier with outstanding adhesion. It bonds directly to clean metal, PVC, stainless steel and ABS drain assemblies. The product features cross linking moisture cure technology that produces curing […]

Wood floor moisture control underlayment

The MCS 7000 underlayment application from DriTac reduces moisture vapour transmission up to 25 lb/100% RH. For use with hardwood and resilient flooring installations, the product helps contribute to LEED credits. Recommended coverage is approximately 300 to 350 sq. ft. per mixed unit and has 6-hour cure time. The product is said to be easy to mix and apply, has zero solvents, will not promote the growth of mold, is easy to clean up when wet and provides an […]

Floating uncoupling membrane in convenient sheets

Ardex UI 720 Flexbone floating uncoupling membrane from Ardex Americas is now available in convenient sheets. The unbonded, floating uncoupling membrane for what is said to be true 100 percent uncoupling, the sheets are designed for installer convenience on smaller jobs. Each sheet is 1 x 2 m. The product is also said to save […]

Flooring underlayment provides acoustical abatement

DriTac Flooring Products has announced a line of eco-friendly, acoustical abatement underlayment for residential and commercial flooring applications. DriTac 8301 Impact 1 mm is for resilient flooring installations and DriTac 8302 Double Impact 2 mm is for wood and laminate flooring installations. The lightweight flooring underlayments incorporate the company’s Total Sound Reduction System with a […]

Self-levelers available in three varieties

Three new self-levelers from the Mapei Ultraplan self-leveling underlayment series are for contractors that need to apply a skimcoat quickly over a large surface, complete surface preparation under short time deadlines or require a lightweight self-leveling underlayment. The company says that Ultraplan LSC spreads quickly and easily, reducing the need for hand-applied skimcoating, while Ultraplan […]

Construction panel for bonded tile or stone

Hydro Ban Board is a lightweight construction panel from Laticrete designed to be used in bonded tile or stone installations. It is made with a high-density, waterproof foam core and a reinforced, waterproof membrane on both sides. Available in a variety of thicknesses from ¼ to 2 in. (6 to 50 mm) the panel can […]

Underlayment for single and multifamily homes

Tarkett has introduced ProSheet Plus 3 underlayment, a foundational layer upon which a floating floor for luxury vinyl tile and plank (LVT/LVP) and FiberFloor can be built. The product, appropriate for single and multifamily dwellings, is different because it covers a range of substrates – from new construction (concrete, flake and particleboard) to residual adhesive, […]

Interchangeable fabric system for floor and wall tiles

The Okalift SuperChange interchangeable fabric system from Kiesel is for floor and wall tiles, parquet and all other types of flooring. The Okalift SuperChange acrylic adhesive is ready to use, has a stable consistency and is for interior use only. The Okalift SuperChange fabric is an Interchangeable fabric system with uncoupling and crack isolation properties. […]