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.
Pinewood Forest is a 234-acre, mixed-use development that is currently under construction in Fayetteville, GA. It doesn’t define itself as a subdivision of homes or residential development, but rather a “new town for the next generation.
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.
Showcasing the latest in underlayment/membrane product technology and trends. This month we look at products from: Bostik, Custom Building Products, Flex Guard Products, Inc., Laticrete, Mapeguard, Merkrete, NAC Products, Progress Profiles, QEP, Schluter-Systems, Schönox, Tenax, USG Corporation, and wedi Corporation.
With the resurgence of real concrete tiles comes the uprising of why they lost their rigor in the first place. Their beauty and rich cultural pattern diversity no one disclaims, but their unfavorable attributes and tedious installations and limited installations have not been forgotten.
Simplify your next electric floor heating installation with HeatMatrix™, the easy-to-install uncoupling membrane from SunTouch®. Benefits include multiple WarmWire® spacing options, minimal rollback memory, compatibility with modified thinset and built-in evaporative tunnels to prevent mold formation below the membrane.
The new Laticrete® Strata_Heat™ electric radiant floor heating system consists of the world’s first heat conductive thinset additive, which utilizes Thermal Diffusion Technology™ to uniformly distribute heat through the adhesive to eliminate cold spots and quickly achieve the desired floor temperature.
Bring a touch of warmth and comfort to any room with Ardex Flexbone® Heat In-Floor Heating Systems — the design innovation of the Flexbone® Heat Uncoupling Membrane, German Engineered high-performance, energy-efficient heating cables and three thermostat choices, including a Smart Wi-Fi enabled thermostat.
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!