The difference between static & dynamic joints
Static cracks and control joints are non-moving parts, which makes them easier to work with during installation. Dynamic cracks and expansion joints, however, are moving parts and need much more attention. Let’s take a look at some of the differences between static joints and dynamic joints.
Moisture mitigation is an increasingly important step in many large commercial flooring and tile jobs. Because the potential effects of excessive moisture vapor emission rates can be so costly, you should carefully take all jobsite conditions into account prior to the application of a moisture vapor barrier. Use the TEC® Moisture Mitigation Pre-Installation Checklist before beginning your next large installation.
It’s August, which means one thing for commercial contractors: school renovations. These renovations have a hard deadline (after all, the school year will start as scheduled, whether you’re ready or not). Follow these steps to keep your school installation on schedule.
“Self-leveling underlayment” is a bit of a misnomer. Although this type of product is incredibly useful, it does require a thoughtful installer to ensure it works properly. Follow this guide to prevent cracks in your self-leveling underlayment.
Tile is among the oldest building materials – and the most beautiful. While many processes in the building industry have become more automated, handmade tile provides a unique aesthetic desirable for all sorts of installations, from residential backsplashes to public art projects.