The luxury of floor warming can now extend right into tiled showers. Schluter-Systems’ Ditra-Heat Installation Handbook now includes a detail for installing and waterproofing Ditra-Heat on shower floors. Approval must be verified by the appropriate local authority.
Prova Pan-Multi® system is a pan, pan liner and extension kit that is typically used for curbed or curbless shower installations. The complimentary Prova-Mat Pan Liner® component ensures a waterproof seal, provides a vapor barrier ideal for steam room applications, and is ICC-ES-certified.
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.
In this issue of TILE Magazine, we put together an exclusive showcase of new products that would’ve been introduced at this year’s edition of Coverings, which was unfortunately cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, be sure to check out the detailed trend report for 2020, featuring advice from design professionals all over the country.