Using Cement Tiles Outdoors: The Importance of Using a Top-Coat Sealant with UV Filters

Cement Style

An important factor to consider when using cement tiles is the use of the appropriate sealant for indoor or outdoor installations. Dry Treat Stain-Proof Impregnating Sealant. VLT Grout Release & Top-Coat Sealant. A Control section on the tile with no sealant was allotted.

Western Specialty Receives National Sealant Award

Stone Update

Contracting firm takes honors for replacing sealant on Chicago’s Aon Center. Featured Company News

Royal Adhesives & Sealants Canada to Acquire All Assets of Chemque

The A to Z of Building

Royal Adhesives & Sealants LLC (Royal) a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners (Arsenal) announced that its subsidiary Royal Adhesives & Sealants Canada LTD will acquire substantially

Breakthrough Sealant Helps Make Energy-Efficient Buildings by Reducing Air Leakage

The A to Z of Building

Drafty buildings are a thermostat’s worst enemy. Leaks around windows and a multitude of other breaches in the building envelope can cause heat and air-conditioning systems to run excessively

Global Construction Sealants Market Projected to Grow at 5.59% CAGR During 2015-2020

The A to Z of Building

The report "Construction Sealants Market by Resin Type (Silicone, Polyurethane, Polysulfide, and Others), by Application (Glazing, Flooring and Joining, Kitchen and Sanitary, and Other Applications

Momentive Appoints Langjin Silicones as Master Distributor of GE Construction Sealants in China

The A to Z of Building

Momentive), exclusive global licensee of GE construction sealants, is strengthening its presence in China by appointing Langjin Silicones as the master Momentive Performance Materials Inc.

Caprice Grove Cement Tile Echoes Traditional French and Spanish Patterns

Cement Style

Installing cement tiles is also similar to natural stone with tighter grout lines and use of a sealant after the tiles are set. To purchase Caprice Grove tile and sealant factory-direct, or to learn more about the benefits of using cement tile, visit villalagoontile.com.

Caprice June Tiles Bring the Beauty of the Garden to Your Indoor Space

Cement Style

Installing cement tiles is similar to natural stone, with tighter grout lines and use of a sealant after the tiles are set. To purchase Caprice June cement tile and sealant factory-direct, or to learn more about the benefits of using cement tile, visit villalagoontile.com.

Carlotta Cement Tiles Glam Up Any Space, Evoking Allure of the ‘Roaring 20s’

Cement Style

Installing cement tiles is also similar to natural stone, with tighter grout lines and use of a sealant after the tiles are set. To purchase the Carlotta tile and sealant factory-direct, or to learn more about the benefits of using cement tile, visit villalagoontile.com.

Tangier Primero Cement Tile Has Vibrant Patterns, Rich Colors Evoking ‘Boho Chic’ Look and Feel

Cement Style

Installing cement tiles is also similar to natural stone, with tighter grout lines and use of a sealant after the tiles are set. To purchase Tangier Primero tile and sealant factory-direct, or to learn more about the benefits of using cement tile, visit villalagoontile.com.

Ikat D Tiles Evoke Breezy, Beachside Look and Feel for Your Home

Cement Style

Installing cement tiles is also similar to natural stone, with tighter grout lines and use of a sealant after the tiles are set. To purchase Ikat D tile and sealant factory-direct, or to learn more about the benefits of using cement tile, visit villalagoontile.com.

Havana Cantina Cement Tiles Evoke Cool, Eclectic Look and Feel of Cuban and Moroccan Design

Cement Style

Installing cement tiles is also similar to natural stone, with tighter grout lines and use of a sealant after the tiles are set. To purchase Havana Cantina tile and sealant factory-direct, or to learn more about the benefits of using cement tile, visit villalagoontile.com.

Gypsy Black & White Is a Twist on Classic Black and White Tiles

Cement Style

Installing cement tiles is also similar to natural stone with tighter grout lines and use of a sealant after the tiles are set. To purchase Gypsy Black & White tile and sealant factory-direct, or to learn more about the benefits of using cement tile, visit villalagoontile.com.

Crow’s Feet Blue Cement Tile is a Bold Statement for Living Large in Any Small Space

Cement Style

Installing cement tiles is similar to natural stone, with tighter grout lines and use of a sealant after the tiles are set. To purchase Crow’s Feet Blue tile and sealant factory-direct, or to learn more about the benefits of using cement tile, visit villalagoontile.com.

Tangier Blues Tile Vibrant Patterns, Blended with Cool Tones, Create a Distinguishing Moroccan-Inspired Look and Feel

Cement Style

Cement tile installation is also similar to natural stone, with tighter grout lines and use of a sealant after the tiles are set. To purchase Tangier Blues tile and sealant factory-direct, or to learn more about the benefits of using cement tile, visit villalagoontile.com.

Honoring the Craft with Quality Installations: Stoneman Construction

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

ARDEX CA 20 P™ Multi-Purpose Construction Adhesive and Sealant. ARDEX SX™ 100% Silicone Sealant for Tile and Stone Applications. “We This standard tub and shower installation in Portland, Oregon was completed by Stoneman Construction.

Avoid Spooky Tile Situations with Advice from AC’s Customer Service Team

Architectural Ceramics

Applying a sealant to an installed tile and grout. Don’t let tile mistakes haunt your home renovation. With expert advice from Architectural Ceramic’s Customer Service team, you can be prepared throughout your tile purchase and renovation.

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#FlexBoneFriday: BMW Motorcycle Dealership

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

ARDEX X 5™ Flexible Tile and Stone Mortar, ARDEX UI 720™ FLEXBONE Floating Uncoupling Mat, ARDEX FL™ Rapid Set, Flexible, Sanded Grout, and ARDEX SX™ 100% Silicone Sealant for Tile and Stone Applications were all used. The BMW Motorcycle Dealership in Alberta, Calgary underwent a 2,000 sq.

How to Seal Cement Tile Grout

Granada Tile

Allow the tiles to dry according to the sealant manufacturer’s instructions. Step 6: Apply the Final Sealant. Sealants should be reapplied every two to three years to keep the tile in tip top shape.

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New Product Update – Laticrete StoneTech Surface Care

United Tile's Blog

These products will replace the items we previously carried from Miracle Sealants. For those looking for crossovers to our old Miracle Sealants products, they are as follows: StoneTech Bulletproof Sealer —> MS 511 Porous Plus.

Truly Unique – Marble Countertops

Burgin Construction

Make sure the sealant you get is non-toxic, food-safe, and the best sealer for your particular stone. All sealants will degrade over time and should be reapplied annually or more often as needed. If water still beads on the countertop surface, the sealant is still working.

Prevent Cracks in Tiled Surfaces Through Subfloor Preparation

CUSTOM Insights Blog

Protect corners, expansion joints, changes in plane and other areas in tile installations susceptible to cracking by applying Commercial 100% Silicone Sealant. Tile installed in homes and businesses continues to get larger and larger.

Add Rustic Charm With Saltillo Terracotta Tiles

The London Tile Co.

To seal terracotta tiles you will need to use boiled linseed oil and a sealant – you can order the handy LTP Terracotta Seal and Clean Pack online which contains everything you need to protect and maintain your terracotta tiles – including tools! Terracotta tiles have been used in homes for many years due to their durability, as well as the warm and rustic feel they bring to any room.

NAC Products Unveils New Website

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

NAC also offers companion products such as primer, sealant, tape and ready-to-install kits. PRContact: DavidHanna,NACProducts,Inc.MarketingManager. 330.644.3117, dhanna@nacproducts.com. Akron,OH–April24,2014–National Applied Construction(NAC)Products, Inc.,

New ARDEX Tiling Products Hit the Market!

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

ARDEX CA 20 P™ Multi-Purpose Construction Adhesive and Sealant – NOW AVAILABLE IN GRAY! Available now, some exciting new product offerings from ARDEX Tile & Stone Installation Systems: ARDEX X 7 R™ Rapid Set, Flexible Tile and Stone Mortar – NOW AVAILABLE IN WHITE!

New Lightweight Aggregate to Enhance Many Ready-to-Use Construction Products

The A to Z of Building

A new, low-absorption, lightweight aggregate, optimized for manufacturing ready-to-use putties, plasters, spackles, grouts, sealants, adhesives, and other paste-like products, has been developed by

Switching Gears: AC’s Mosaic Tile Collection

Architectural Ceramics

Seal the marble once a year, with a water-based sealant to protect against stains. Summer is nearly over. As a result, families find themselves switching gears from vacation mode to getting back to the grind with school and work.

Switching Gears: AC’s Mosaic Tile Collection

Architectural Ceramics

Seal the marble once a year, with a water-based sealant to protect against stains. Summer is nearly over. As a result, families find themselves switching gears from vacation mode to getting back to the grind with school and work.

It all makes Cents: Rudi’s Tile & Design Construction

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

He used ARDEX X 77™ MICROTEC® Fiber Reinforced Tile and Stone Mortar​​​​​​, ARDEX FL™ Rapid Set, Flexible, Sanded Grout and ARDEX SX™ 100% Silicone Sealant for Tile and Stone Applications for shower surround.

The Importance of Movement Joints

CUSTOM Insights Blog

For everyday residential applications, use PolyBlend® Ceramic Tile Caulk (Sealant). And for professional results, select CUSTOM’s Commercial 100% Silicone Sealant. Every tile installation requires allowances for the natural expansion and contraction of tile.

Henkel Adhesive Technologies Launches New NO MORE NAILS WET GRAB Construction Adhesive

The A to Z of Building

Henkel Adhesive Technologies, the leading solution provider worldwide for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, today announced the launch of NO MORE NAILS® WET GRAB®, an instant grab

How To Care For Marble Or Natural Stone From?

How to Floor Tile

Oil-based paints, linseed oil, putty, caulks and sealants may cause oily stains. Marble Institute Of America! link] I personally do not advocate using Marble, Travertine and other natural stone in showers or wet areas because it is too soft and hard to maintain.

Can Cement Tile Give You Wings?

Cement Style

This may be in large part due to the advances in sealant technology, which can preserve the vibrant patterns from the elements. Modern sealants help preserve the the appearance over time, and provide better anti-slip characteristics than original wax techniques.

Installing to Meet Moisture and Chemical Resistance Requirements

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Finally, TEC® AccuColor 100® 100% Silicone Sealant was used to caulk each tiled area of the YMCA. The new Robert D. Love Downtown YMCA in Wichita, KS, contains more than 50,000 square feet of mosaic and large format tile.

Saltillo Tile's Centuries-Old Allure

Tile Talk

Once it is placed, it will stain and scuff easily if not properly sealed and maintained with a quality sealant. By Arpi Nalbandian , Tileometry. Coupled with decorative ceramic tiles, Saltillo tile exudes Old World charm.

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CUSTOM Curbs Mold and Mildew Growth with Microban Technology

CUSTOM Insights Blog

Select CUSTOM products contain Microban technology, which consists of antimicrobial chemistry that inhibits the growth of stain causing mold and mildew on cured sealant and dried grout, adding an extra layer of protection.

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Don’t Remodel Your Bathroom Before Considering Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

Watching tutorials will be essential if you choose the DIY route, and most cement tile manufacturers will be able to answer your questions about the tile itself, grout, or sealant. Tiles have always been a go-to material for the bathroom, but have you considered cement tile for your remodel?

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Global Construction Chemicals Market Forecast to Grow at 7.62% Between 2015 and 2020

The A to Z of Building

The report "Construction Chemicals Market by Type (Concrete Admixture, Construction Adhesive, Construction Sealant, and Flame Retardant) - Global Forecast to 2020", published by

Fire Pits and Outdoor Fireplaces to Keep You Warm and Toasty in the Fall

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you need detailed instructions, Michael Provenzano, marketing manager of adhesives and sealants at PPG (makers of LIQUID NAILS® adhesives), offers more. Just because the temperatures are cooler doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy being outdoors.

8 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

You’ll be able to maintain the protective sealant on the tiles and keep their original beauty for a very long time. Cement tiles are many things, but the one thing they’re not is overrated.

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Bahama Bathroom

Cement Style

Using the correct sealant is all important in a bathroom. Villa Lagoon Tile has access to the right sealants for cement tile bathrooms, kitchens, and outdoor installations. A while back we had a wonderful experience of working with a couple who were building in the Caribbean.

H.B. Fuller Company Acquires ProSpec® Construction Products

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Fuller has been a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL ) announced today that it has acquired ProSpec ® Construction Products, which is a provider of tile and stone installation products. This acquisition supports H.B.

Utilize Concrete Tile for Flooring, Countertops and Even that Backsplash

Granada Tile

Every four years or so you may want to apply a sealant, but between applications all you really need is a mop and broom. When you are in the market for a new floor, there are really a lot of options available. Cement tiles are one of those options. Tile is widely adaptable and can be used in many settings. You have utilized tile in the past for your shower and backsplash , but now consider tile as an option when replacing a floor. We will tell you why.