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November 19, 2020. 8:48 PM

Can I set a shower-pan bed and install tile in one day?

Setting shower pan beds fast and installing tiles quickly have been a concern for contractors who are given a tight installation schedule. With that said, the answer to this blog’s title is yes – a shower pan can be built, set and ready…

August 3, 2020. 5:39 PM

Can mortars be used to patch or level floors?

The title of this blog is a frequently asked question that tile installers have considered when a concrete or plywood substrate has dips or humps in the floor. Because mortar will stick to the concrete slab and the wood subfloor, and mortar will…

July 8, 2020. 8:59 PM

When applying sealers, slow and steady wins the race

In today’s fast-paced, fast-tracked world of construction, homes and buildings are built, erected and completed in record time. Tile floor installations are no different. To accommodate the need for speed, rapid-set mortars, fast-set…

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