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. […]

Crack prevention uncoupling mat

Custom Building Products has added an uncoupling mat to its line of RedGard products. Designed for installations using polymer-modified thin set mortars, the uncoupling mat is an environmentally-friendly crack isolation, waterproofing and vapor management membrane for tile, porcelain and natural stone installations over most substrates, including oriented strand board, plywood and concrete, the company says. […]

Metal wall baseboard for commercial buildings

Schluter-Systems has introduced Schluter-Designbase-SL, a top-set wall metal baseboard that provides an alternative to traditional baseboards in commercial buildings and condominiums. Made without the anchoring leg used on traditional Schluter profiles and trim pieces, the baseboard is designed to be installed after the floor and is suitable for use over any type of new floor […]