Archives for November 2013

Early registration for Surfaces

The discounted early registration deadline for the International Surface Event, which includes Surfaces, StonExpo/Marmomacc and TileExpo, is Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. Early registration pricing is $15 for both Exhibits Only and Exhibits with Education packages. WFCA and MIA members will pay $5 for both registration packages. After Nov. 29, registration for Exhibits Only increases to […]

In a jiffy

In response to ceramic contractors’ needs for time-saving products, Mapei has introduced Ultraflex LFT Rapid mortar to its line of fast-setting tile and stone installation systems. This mortar sets quickly, allowing grouting in three to four hours, and has a high content of a unique dry polymer, which results in advanced adhesion to the substrate […]

No premature changing

According to Irwin Tools, there is a common tool in every tradesman’s tool bag, the utility knife, which comes in various shapes and sizes and is used to cut a wide range of materials on the job. Irwin’s latest offerings of this invaluable tool are the FK100, FK150, and FK250, which all come with the […]

Remember to understand

Today is Remembrance Day. While you are reading this, I am getting a tooth extracted. Life goes on. Or does it? Remembrance Day was instituted following WWI so nobody would forget the horrors of war. Or the honour. Within 20 years, we did. As the result, not only did the world revisit the horrors of […]