In today’s market, tile installers have numerous options when looking for tile backer boards — cement, gypsum, magnesium, as well as drywall plaster board or wood products — each with its own set of features and benefits.
Houston Street is a major east-west thoroughfare in downtown Manhattan, which runs crosstown across the full width of the island, from Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive and East River Park on the East River to Pier 40 and West Street on the Hudson River.
Near the end of 2017, UCLA sought to renovate its Botany Building, which is home to the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department. Thanks to an initial $5 million donation from alumnus Morton La Kretz, followed by an additional $15 million donation last year, the ongoing renovation was made possible.
Surface preparation includes many products and methods like self-leveling underlayments, mortar beds, waterproofing/crack isolation membranes, patching and repair products, moisture mitigation membranes, crack repair, diamond grinding, shot blasting and scarification, to name a few.
The Rainbow Recreation Center in Oakland, CA, serves the East Oakland community with recreational activities for all ages. In March, the 40-year-old center began an extensive renovation project to replace most of the facility and add new features, which was recently completed.
Designed by the architect, Marco Lucchi, the “Lounge Bar” at Salone de Mobile 2019 highlighted the ability of Sicis products to mold and adapt in infinite two-dimensional and three-dimensional combinations, allowing the development of high-impact entertainment spaces.
In February 2016, American Airlines (AA) unveiled plans to complete major renovations to its network of Admirals Club lounges. With that came the introduction of its Flagship Lounges, which offer premium amenities for international passengers, transcon domestic first-class and business-class passengers, and Oneworld members.
550 West Jackson is a Class A high-rise located in the heart of downtown Chicago, IL. When it was being renovated, a local contractor was enlisted to provide a flooring solution that could handle heavy foot traffic while meeting the attractive design aesthetic of the building.
Showcasing the latest products for tile mosaics from American Olean, Anatolia Tile + Stone, Artaic, Cancos Tile and Stone, Ceramica Vogue, Daltile, Ege Seramik, Fap Ceramiche, Island Stone, Lunada Bay Tile, Marazzi, Merola Tile, Nemo Tile, StonePeak Ceramics, Vitromex USA, and Walker Zanger.
The Robert D. Love Downtown YMCA in Wichita, KS, officially opened in November 2012. After almost two years of planning and designing, the architect, general contractor and tile installer all worked together to help bring the project to life, which features various types of porcelain and ceramic tile from American Olean, Daltile and Atlas Concorde.
Coverings 2012 -- held last month at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL -- did not disappoint with its numerous displays of tile introductions. The diverse array of product lines ranged from large-format porcelain to wood-look tiles to glass mosaics. Here is just a glimpse of the latest developments that were showcased:
In this issue of TILE Magazine, we have two technical focus articles. One is about flatness tolerances, self-leveling underlayments and radiant uncoupling mats. The other technical focus article is about advances in tile backer boards. Also, see the latest Contractor Spotlight with Robert Smeton, owner of Artisan Granite & Tile LLC, read a review of Cersaie 2019, and much more!