As flooring professionals know, moisture is the enemy that can ruin an otherwise flawless installation. Excessive moisture vapor emission rates are the cause of many failures in both hard and soft floor surfaces, leading to issues such as warping, buckling, adhesive degradation, mold growth and more.
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Generally speaking, there are two types of self-leveling underlayments (SLUs): traditional and high-flow technologies. The most noticeable differences between traditional and next-generation SLUs are the flowability and the smooth surface profile of each product.
Minimizing operating costs to make every project more profitable requires a commitment to continuous improvement. You can make many big and small moves that make a difference, but your mindset matters most. Committing to constant scrutiny of your business and continuous improvement has to happen before anything else.
When grouting in hot weather, you want to consider the temperature of the grout itself, the water you are using, the air in the room and the temperature of the surface. This article provides tips and best practices to ensure success.
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Salt water pools are a great alternative to chlorine. Instead of traditional chlorine additives, saline pools use large amounts of salt to produce natural chlorine, which kills germs and neutralizes contamination. Follow these four steps to make sure your customers get the most out of their saltwater pools.
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Flood testing is a critical step to ensure the performance and customer satisfaction of any shower tile installation that will be subjected to continuous water flow. If the tile isn’t watertight, you could be responsible for costly repairs due to water leaks, mold and other serious moisture issues.
“Self-leveling underlayment” (SLU) is a bit of a misnomer. Although this type of product is incredibly useful, it does require a thoughtful installer to ensure the best results. Follow these guidelines to prevent issues in your self-leveling underlayment installation.