Branching into wood

Mapei has added another branch to its family tree of wood-flooring products. The Ultracoat line was designed in Europe, where it has developed a track record of performance. According to company-cited statistics, about half of installed flooring is site finished. Ultracoat is designed to address this market need with four categories of products: wood-floor finishing […]

Colonial looks

Benjamin Moore has launched a new line that that can be combined with flooring projects to give rooms a look of Colonial America. The Williamsburg Colour Collection was developed in co-operation with the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in Williamsburg, Va. The company says the new line of 144 colours integrates history, science and design reflecting actual […]

If it’s wet …

Pro MBR XD from Proma is a high-performance integral membrane used for both interior and exterior waterproofing under tile and stone installations. This product creates a thin, continuous barrier that protects against water penetration in wet areas, such as tub and shower surrounds, kitchen and food-prep areas, laundry rooms, balconies or terraces over unoccupied spaces. […]

A new standard

According to Custom Building Products, its RedGard crack prevention and waterproofing membrane is the first product of its kind to pass new industry standards for steam showers: the ASTM E96 Procedure E, as noted in TCNA Handbook Details SR613 and SR614. As a low perm waterproofing membrane for continuous use in these environments, RedGard prevents […]

Charge and stream

Milwaukee Tool says it continues to deliver disruptive innovation with the introduction of the first charging radio to bring the power of Bluetooth to the jobsite. The M18 Jobsite Radio/Charger allows the user to stream rich and full sound wirelessly from 100 feet away. According to the company, the USB port charges most portable electronic […]