Filing a Construction Complaint is the last thing anyone involved wants to think about after completion of — or worse yet — during the project. As with all trade work, expectations and performance in workmanship and materials can be challenging and have different meanings for the different stakeholders of each job.
Laticrete, a leading manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, recently introduced Spectralock 1, the industry’s first pre-mixed, stain-proof grout with true epoxy performance.
Custom® Building Products, a leading provider of flooring preparation products and tile and stone installation systems, recently affirmed “Right Grout. Right Color. For Any Job” declaration with the introduction of eight new grout colors and Polyblend® Plus.
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.
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.
Without some degree of surface preparation, it’s highly unlikely that a concrete slab or wood-framed subfloor will be flat enough to meet the requirements for large-format tile. A quick check with a straightedge often shows that a small area or perhaps the entire surface dips and undulates outside of industry standards.
In this issue of TILE Magazine, we focus on mosaic tile designs and radiant heating. Through various installation case studies and project articles, learn how different types of mosaic tile add unique design touches to residential and commercial spaces. Also, be sure to check out our product showcase, which features the latest innovations in radiant heating technology, as well as our detailed technical focuses that cover the specifics of the evergrowing trend.