A handy reference guide to tile setting and installation products.

Company Name:ARDEX
Address:400 Ardex Park Drive, Aliquippa, PA 15001
Phone:(888) 512-7339
URL/Email Address:www.ardex.com; info@ardex.com
Product Description:ARDEX 8 + 9™ Waterproofing Compound – Install tile in just 2 hours. ARDEX FB 9L™ Pourable ShearFlex® Thin Set Mortar – Ideal for large format tile. ARDEX Flex ™ Sanded Grout – All types of ceramic & natural stone tiles. ARDEX X 9™ Premium ShearFlex® Thin Set Mortar – Strong and flexible, ideal for high traffic areas. ARDEX X 5™ Flexible Thin Set Mortar – New improved formula, water and weather resistant. ARDEX D 14™ Type 1 Premixed Tile Adhesive (Mastic) – Easy to use and apply.

Company Name:Bostik, Inc.
Address:211 Boston St., Middleton, MA 01949
Phone:(978) 750-7321 Fax: (978) 750-7212
URL/Email Address:www.bostik-us.com; contactus@bostik-us.com
Product Description:Durabond® Fortified Tile Grout – Use for all types of ceramic mosaics, porcelain, granite, cultured marble, dimension stone and structural glazed tile where joint width is 1/8” to 1 1/2”. Bostik® EzPoxy 100% Solids Epoxy Grout & Mortar is for interior/exterior, vertical or horizontal installations. Typical applications include commercial and residential kitchens, lobbies, bathrooms, fast food restaurants, breweries, wineries, factories, shopping malls, meat processors, and distilleries. Durabond® D-65 Non Sag & High Performance Mortar is for interior/exterior, commercial or residential installations to set all types of porcelain, Saltillo, ceramic, granite, slate, marble, limestone, dimension stone and glass tiles. D-65 is formulated to prevent large bodied ceramic, porcelain and stone tiles from slipping in vertical applications. Durabond® D-25 DitraSet™ Thin-Set Mortar is composed of select, proprietary chemicals, carefully graded aggregates, inorganic adhesion promoters, and purified cements. It provides outstanding workability, excellent durability, and superior bond strengths in interior and exterior applications when used in conjunction with the Schluter®-DITRA uncoupling membrane and Schluter®-KERDI waterproofing membrane. Use D-25 DitraSet™ to install the membranes over substrates approved by Schluter®-Systems and to set ceramic, porcelain, and stone tile over Schluter®-DITRA and Schluter®-KERDI. Durabond® D-1001 Floor and Wall Mastic – Use for installation of ceramic tile and natural stone tile on interior walls and floors. WEBCRETE® ULTRA FINISH is a fast-setting, latex-fortified, Portland cement-based patch for interior use. This product may be used to skim coat or feather-edge up to 1” deep in one application. Floor Covering can be installed typically in as little as 15-20 minutes over concrete, wood, ceramic, and quarry tile without the requirement of priming or the use of a liquid additive.

Company Name:Compotite Corporation
Address:355 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026
Phone:(800) 221-1056 Fax: (800) 334-3940
URL/Email Address:www.compotite.com; compotite.la@prodigy.net
Product Description:Waterproof Membranes Under Ceramic Tile – Use our 40 mil COMPOSEAL BLUE Shower Pan membrane for custom marble, stone or ceramic tile showers and other thick bed jobs; our 40 mil COMPOSEAL GOLD for thin-set installation. Protects ceramic tile, including radiant flooring, from moisture migration and concrete cracks; our 50 mil COMPOSEAL WHITE GOLD for extra sound protection above grade. Available nationwide in 5 ft. and 6 ft. x 100 ft. rolls. Easy to install. Cut to size on-site. Manufactured in the USA.

Company Name:Diamond Tech Tiles
Address:5600 Airport Blvd., Tampa, FL 33634
Phone:(800) 937-9593 Fax: (800) 299-3313
URL/Email Address:www.dttiles.com; info@dttiles.com
Product Description:Diamond Laser 5000 Diamond-Bladed Wet Band Saw is capable of 95% of the cuts typically made with Waterjet technology at a fraction of the cost. Portable, this saw will allow you to tackle off-site jobs with ease, speed and comfort. Want to know more? Visit us online atwww.diamondsaws.com.

Company Name:Easy Heat, Inc.
Address:2 Connecticut South Dr., East Granby, CT 06026
Phone:(860) 653-1609 Fax: (860) 653-4938
URL/Email Address:www.easyheat.com; Kathleen.Scranton@emerson.com
Product Description:EASYHEAT® Warm Tiles® Electric Floor Warming SAM Mat system provides a quick and easy pre-fabricated installation that saves you time and labor costs. The self-adhesive mesh allows you to place the mat on the substrate and have it stay put while you imbed the mat in thin-set or self-leveling underlayment. Speeds up installation time to save valuable labor costs with under 2 hours to install an average mat floor warming kit. Energy and cost efficient, only 1c per day per sq.ft.

Company Name:Fritz Industries
Address:500 N. Sam Houston Road, Mesquite, TX 75149
Phone:(800) 955-1323 Fax: (972) 270-0179
URL/Email Address:www.fritztile.com; tilesales@fritzind.com
Product Description:“Environmentally Friendly Flooring Solutions” best describes the new generation of Fritz flooring products. Fritz-Green-Tile, GRN-800 Series, consists of pre-consumer recycled granite and marble aggregate, Fritz-Glass-Tile, consist of recycled post consumer glass aggregate. Fritz floor patch products, Poz Patch 100 and 300, fast setting, flexible and trowelable underlayments and F-1000 Self Leveling Underlayment consists of 90 percent fly ash and sand. All Fritz flooring products are VOC free.

Company Name:MAPEI Corporation
Address:1144 E. Newport Center Dr., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
Phone:(954) 246-8799 Fax: (954) 246-8801
URL/Email Address:www.mapei.com; dchoate@mapei.com
Product Description:Opticolor™ is an easy-to-mix, easy-to-apply and easy-to-clean, color-consistent grout. Opticolor’s creamy consistency allows the grout to spread quickly and easily – requiring only water, a scrub pad and sponge for effortless cleanup. Impressive nonsag properties prevent Opticolor from slumping down walls, helping to expedite fast-track construction. Opticolor floats easily into horizontal joints, creating flush, level and complete stain-resistant joints that maximize ease of maintenance. Innovative Opticolor builds high compressive strength quickly, allowing foot traffic in only 12 hours under normal conditions, with no sealing required. Opticolor is ideal for walls, floors and countertops in both wet and dry areas. LEED-compliant Opticolor is developed with “green innovation” and can contribute valuable points towards LEED-certified projects. Plus, it is offered in a choice of 36 fresh, fabulous colors. Packaging is available in 3 convenient sizes.

Company Name:NAC Products
Address:3200 South Main St., Akron, OH 44319
Phone:(800) 633-4622 Fax: (330) 644-3557
URL/Email Address:www.nacproducts.com; nduve@nacproducts.com
Product Description:Since 1983, NAC Products has been the leading manufacture of quality anti-fracture, waterproofing and sound abatement systems. Our original “easy to install/same day tile setting” membranes are the #1 architecturally, #1 lab tested and #1 contractor/owner preferred membranes in America. Products include ECB (anti-fracture), Strataflex/SubSeal (waterproofing) and SAM3/Super SAM (sound abatement). They offer 3/8” lateral crack suppression, effective against moisture vapor (10#/1000SF/24HRS), offer lifetime warranties and meet ANSI A118.12 and A118.10.

Company Name:Natural Cork & More, div. of USFloors, Inc.
Address:3367 Carpet Capital Drive, Dalton, GA 30720
Phone:(800) 404-2675 Fax: (706) 733-8012
URL/Email Address:www.naturalcork.com; info@naturalcork.com
Product Description:Natural Cork Underlayment is eco-friendly and provides excellent sound reduction and stress crack protection under hard surface flooring. Basic 1/8” underlayment is priced as low as $.25/sq ft in multiple pallet quantities. Product with MicroBan and CorkShield (with attached aluminum back that acts as a moisture barrier and thermal conductor) are upgrade underlayments with built-in Microban anti-microbial protection.

Company Name:QEP Co., Inc.
Address:1001 Broken Sound Parkway, NW, Boca Raton, FL 33487
Phone:(561) 994-5550 Fax: (561-241-2830
URL/Email Address:www.qep.com; inquiries@qep.com
Product Description:The LASH system is the professional installation system designed for perfect tile-to-tile leveling. This time saving system helps adjust the height of the tiles and evenly holds their edges throughout the curing process of the setting material. Each LASH clip and reusable wedge allows installers to Level, Align, Space and Hold each tile quickly and without the use of any additional tools. The LASH system is fast, simple and the most cost effective installation method on the market to eliminate lippage.

Company Name:Schluter-Systems
Address:194 Pleasant Ridge Road, Plattsburgh, NY 12901-8541
Phone:(800) 472-4588 Fax: (800) 477-9783
URL/Email Address:www.schluter.com; info@schluter.com
Product Description:Schluter-DITRA serves as an uncoupling layer, waterproofing membrane, and vapor management layer that accommodate moisture from beneath the tile covering. DITRA performs all these functions while still providing adequate support/load distribution for the tile covering. DITRA is a polyethylene membrane with a grid structure of square cavities, each cut back in a dovetail configuration, and an anchoring fleece laminated to its underside.

Company Name:Starquartz
Address:1300 Russell St., Baltimore, MD 21230
Phone:(866) 220-4500 Fax: (866) 220-4700
URL/Email Address:www.starquartz.com; info@starquartz.com
Product Description:StarQuartz Industries manufactures Quartz-Lock® Grout, a revolutionary urethane grout that provides exceptional stain/chemical resistance and absolute color consistency. It is inherently flexible, making it the most crack resistant grout available. Quartz-Lock, available in 30 colors, comes premixed, is easier to clean up than cementitious or epoxy grout and can be re-used after opening.

Company Name:TAVY Enterprises, LLC
Address:PO Box 2420, Vernon, CT 06066
Phone:(860) 646-6373 Fax: (860) 645-9364
URL/Email Address:www.tavytools.com; skip.starks@tavytools.com
Product Description:TAVY Tile Spacers – installation tools. TAVY Tile Puck – installation tools/levels. TAVY Thin-Skin Underlayment – Underlayments.

Company Name:Tools4Flooring.com
Address:13735 Lakefront Drive, Earth City, MO 63145
Phone:(866) 634-1189 Fax: (314) 344-8130
URL/Email Address:www.tools4flooring.com; sales@tools4flooring.com
Product Description:Tools4Flooring.com is dedicated to providing our customers with the largest selection of quality flooring tools and installation supplies. We stock bullnose machines, diamond blades, cutters, spacers and more from the nations leading manufacturers. We offer free shipping within the continental US. We take pride in our excellent customer service team.