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By admin On August 1
If ceramic tiles, porcelain, or stone coverings are installed on cement subfloors, it is highly recommended to install a crack isolation membrane to waterproof the floor coverings and protect them from the movement of the cement floor.
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You realized that your floors are not soundproof enough and you are looking for a floor soundproofing solution. Cork underlayment is the best soundproofing material available that can be used to soundproof any residential floor.
You plan to install a new ceramic floor or a vinyl floor and the thickness of the underlayment is a concern. Cement boards provide a less thicker, exceptionally hard, and durable underlayment. It is better than plywood and efectively prevents the growth of mold and mildew.
By admin On July 27
Before making any plans, evaluate the existing floor, including the subfloor and the floor covering. It may be that the subfloor needs repairs. On the bright side, you may be able to install the new floor covering on top of the old one. As a result you may shorten the project’s time and save [...]
By admin On July 21
Getting you feet warm with a radiant floor heating system is gaining popularity especially in kitchens, baths, and other home areas with ceramic tile floors. Here are the facts and step by step instructions on how to easily install such floor heating systems.
The typical options for tile underlayment are plywood, cement boards and isolation membrane. Properly preparing the subfloor is key to any success tile floor covering project. Here are the steps required to sucessfully install plywood, cement boards and isolation membrane underlayments.