The new, patented multifunctional membrane by Progress Profiles, Prodeso Drain, creates perfect waterproofing, draining and long-lasting floors. It’s composed of a high-density polyethylene sheet provided with 4.5-mm-high truncated cone reliefs with a semicircular base.
Strataflex® peel-and-stick sheet membrane from NAC Products is designed for use on interior or exterior floor surfaces that require waterproof protection. Strataflex® is installed with an NAC primer, features a 2-inch double stick lap joint that creates a water-tight seal and is ready for flooring installation as soon as it is applied.
Applied as early as two hours after grouting, Miracle Sealants’ 511 Spray-On Grout Sealer is a simple way to help keep your cementitious grout surfaces clean. The even and invisible coverage is quick to apply and protects dirt from penetrating into the porous grout surface, without altering the look of any surrounding tile.
Merkrete Hydro Guard SP-1 is a fast-drying, thin, load-bearing waterproof and crack isolation membrane composed of modified elastomeric copolymers. With excellent elongation, adhesion and high-strength properties, Hydro Guard SP-1 provides a 100% waterproof membrane that limits the transfer of substrate cracks to the finished ceramic or stone tile surface.
MAPEI’s Planiseal CR1 is a fast-curing, 100%-solids, cold-fluid-applied, single-component, moisture-curing, structural waterproofing membrane that will not shrink and is VOC-compliant in virtually all municipalities. Planiseal CR1 can be applied by roller, brush, trowel or squeegee and does not require...
Hydro Ban® Cementitious Waterproofing Membrane is a single-component, polymer-fortified, cement-based waterproofing material by Laticrete that requires only water for mixing, resulting in a faster preparation process.
Introducing from James Hardie, HardieBacker Cement Board with HydroDefense Technology — the first and only waterproof cement backer board. Installers can skip the step of waterproofing the entire board surface area and just waterproof the joints and fasteners.
Gemite Products Inc. developed a new Advanced Crystalline Waterproofing System with less expensive, easy-to-use material. Adi-Con CW Plus is a crystalline waterproofing admixture, and Cem-Kote CW Plus is a topically applied crystalline waterproofing.
Dependable, LLC offers the flooring industry a revolutionary rolled underlayment product using entangled net filament technology called KeedeRoll™ 300. This uncoupling mat provides a fast, durable and cost-effective solution for tile installation.
RedGard® Liquid Waterproofing and Crack Prevention Membrane from Custom Building Products is a ready-to-use, elastomeric product with outstanding adhesion that provides a seamless waterproof barrier and reduces crack transmission in tile and stone floor installations.
In this issue of TILE Magazine, we have tile installation case studies from Portland, OR, Milwaukee, WI, New York, NY, Tromsø, Norway, and Las Vegas, NV. Take a look at this month's Technical Focus on lippage-free tile installation, read the latest Contractor Spotlight, and much more!