ANAHEIM, CA --Parex USA, Inc., the parent company of leading building material brands, Merkrete, Parex, Teifs, LaHabra and El Rey, introduces a new patching compound solution to the Merkrete Surface Preparation portfolio. Merkrete patching compound solution

Merkrete Pro Patch XF is a fast-setting Portland cement-based skim coating compound for leveling embossed floors and for finishing and smoothing most interior subfloors. Pro Patch XF is specifically formulated to smooth and finish substrates prior to the installation of vinyl sheet goods, vinyl composition tile (VCT), wood floors, carpet and glued-down installations. It is also ideal for ceramic and stone tiles.  

Advantages include:

• Ideal for patching and leveling from featheredge to 1/4 inch
• Fast Setting
• Smooth finish
• Ideal for vinyl (VCT), carpet, glued-down floor coverings, ceramic tile and stone tiles
• Embossed floor leveler
• Compatible bond with most floor covering adhesives (except for solvent adhesives)

"With new housing now moving forward after six years, and the increase of wood and vinyl products, subfloor preparation will demand new and innovative materials. Merkrete Pro Patch Plus and Pro Patch XF were designed to meet the demands of flooring professionals," said Tim McDonald, Vice President of Merkrete.