ALIQUIPPA, PA -- Ardex Americas, a leading manufacturer of specialty building products, recently announced the launch of Ardex Feather Finish XF™ Self-Drying, Cement-Based Finish Underlayment.

Ardex Feather Finish XF joins Ardex Feather Finish® and Ardex’s full line of high-quality patching compounds designed to eliminate flooring installation problems associated with disbonding, crumbling, mold, mildew and staining.

Like classic Ardex Feather Finish, Ardex Feather Finish XF is a self-drying, finishing underlayment, designed to provide a smooth surface prior to the installation of floor covering over a variety of substrates. It installs from a true feather-edge, up to unlimited depth in defined areas and can receive floor coverings in as little as 15 minutes. Also suitable for castor wheels, Ardex Feather Finish XF is mold- and mildew-resistant.

Jody Proudfit, Ardex product category manager of patching and finishing, said, “Ardex Feather Finish XF is a welcome addition to our patching solutions. It’s a great product that you can trust to deliver the highest quality just like our classic Feather Finish. Feather Finish XF offers our customers another excellent choice when it comes to patching solutions, one worthy of carrying the esteemed Feather Finish brand.”