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December 3, 2020. 10:09 PM

What makes a mortar “super?”

Navigating through the sea of mortars nowadays can be a daunting task. Mortars have become extremely specific, compared to when I first started installing tiles over 30 years ago. All I knew about a mortar was that it was made with Portland cement…

March 11, 2020. 2:53 PM

Tips for using repair mortars in cold weather

Cold temperatures can significantly impact the performance of repair mortars. As a result, one needs to be acutely familiar with how lower ambient and substrate temperatures (like cold weather) can negatively affect product performance. As…

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