Custom® Building Products’ Complete Contact LFT® Rapid Setting Mortar is a polymer-modified, flowable medium-bed dry set mortar, specifically designed for floors. Formulated with Controlled Cure Technology™, the product has a rapid-curing formula that allows grouting in as little as two hours, light foot traffic in four to six hours and commercial traffic in 24 hours. Excellent for large-format tile, the product is suited for thin- and medium-bed applications up to ¾-inch, eliminating the need for back-buttering. It offers full mortar transfer to the back of the tile.
Laticrete's Permacolor® Select is an advanced high performance cement grout that offers the industry's first dispensable dry pigment solution. Permacolor Select is designed for virtually all types of residential and commercial installations and offers optimum performance on the most demanding exterior or interior applications. Available in 40 colors plus the top competitor colors, Permacolor Select is equipped with Stonetech® Sealer Technology and reinforced with Kevlar® for crack and shrink resistance. Easy to mix, grout and clean, Permacolor Select is fast setting and backed by a Laticrete® Lifetime Warranty.
Marazzi USA’s Livigno™ collection captures the ever-changing look of primal weathered stone in modern, easy-to-install, easy-to-clean ceramic tile engineered for interior residential installations. The visual depicts the natural fractures and fissures of natural stone as fine lines dissect the tile’s surface and evidence of stone residues appears randomly dispersed. The collection is available in three colors — Grigio, Oro and Noce — and two generous sizes — 12 x 12 and 18 x 18 inches — with accompanying mosaics and bullnose pieces.
Mediterranea has provided designers and architects a transcendent wood look in its new Dream series. Dream features an innovative, minimalistic design approach — delivering the sought-after essence of wood while staying true to a modern, contemporary color palette. Dream is the perfect visualization of a modern, smooth, gentle wood, conceived to perfection using Mediterranea’s exclusive Dynamic HD Imaging™ technology. Manufactured exclusively in the U.S. in an 8- x 48-inch format to accentuate its tranquil and sleek aura, Dream is available in four colors: Silver, Mocha, Charcoal and Taupe.
Influenced from Old World Terracotta, the Capella porcelain tile line from M S International, Inc. offers a truly unique updated look with colors and hues resembling old world pavers. Imagine a modern day villa with rich patinas and a modern flair. This robust line offers large-format “Cotto Tiles” and coordinating wood planks that are perfect when used together or as stand-alone looks. The collection is offered in eight different colors — Ash, Birch, Clay, Java, Sand, Silt, Stable and Talc — and is applicable on interior floors.
Urban Posh by Ragno USA integrates the look of a classic bespoke linen suit with the strength and durability of robust glazed porcelain for modern walls and floors. Its 3D digital print technology captures the gently variegated threads, natural slubs and imperfections of sophisticated, handcrafted linen fabric and translates them to technically advanced 12- x 24-inch planks. Finishing touches include 3- x 24-inch single bullnose and 2- x 2-inch mosaics, mesh-mounted in 12- x 12-inch modules.
SunTouch unveiled new WarmWire® electric floor heating cable features designed to make the installation of floor warming systems easier and faster. To reduce installation times, the wire spacing system is now 3 inches on center, with an output of 12 watts per square foot, consistent with industry standards. WarmWire cables have also been enhanced with a lower profile, making it possible to use less thinset or self-leveler during installation. In addition, the WarmWire jacket now has a high visibility blue outer jacket that exceeds UL impact test requirements.