Rapid-Setting Systems White Paper

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Download the white paper here When speed is critical, choose a tile installation system that will be ready when you need it.

Pool & Fountain White Paper Available

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Before starting your project, read this important white paper with the tips you need to know. Download the white paper here Tile adds a beautiful artistic component to pools and water features. But there are many considerations for setting materials, installation practices and care that must be taken into account to deliver a tiled pool or fountain that can withstand the exposure to water and chemicals.

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White Paper: Extreme Weather Tiling

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Every tile installer will encounter situations where tile must be set despite adverse or even severe weather conditions. The temperature may be too hot or too cold, the humidity extremely high or overly dry, or the location to be tiled is very windy.

White Paper: How to Successfully Install Large Format Tile

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Download the white paper here Large format tile trends have created new challenges for tile contractors. Picking the correct medium bed mortar with specific anti-slump properties can make the difference between installation success or premature failure.

White Paper: How to Select the Right Grout

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Download the white paper here The demands of different environments require different grouts for tile installations. Strong chemical cleaners and excessive heat can weaken, discolor and damage standard grout.

New White Paper Compares Modular Data Center Containment and Legacy Data Center Containment

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a leader in data center airflow management solutions, announced today that it has released a new white paper comparing and contrasting Modular Data Center Containment and Upsite Technologies, Inc.,

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Six Tips You Need To Know About Extreme Heat and Humidity Grouting

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Cover the installation with 30 lb, non-staining kraft paper for 72 hours immediately after installation. Read our full white paper for tips on grouting when it’s cold, when the wind is blowing, or when relative humidity is very low

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Prevent Cracks in Tiled Surfaces Through Subfloor Preparation

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For further information, refer to CUSTOM’s Technical White Paper on utilizing uncoupling membranes for tile installations. Tile installed in homes and businesses continues to get larger and larger.

Waterproof a Tiled Shower the Right Way

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For further details, read our Technical White Paper on waterproofing or view our Top Five Tips for Shower Waterproofing video The standard shower is one of the wettest places on earth with the equivalent of 2,500 inches of rainfall a year.

New CO2-Curing Process Could Help Cement and Concrete Industries Reduce Water Consumption

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As the global cement industry mobilizes to address the mounting challenge of water scarcity, a new white paper from Solidia Technologies®, a cement and concrete technology startup, details how

Graphic Standards for Architectural Cabinetry

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For all of you who read this site who think that the only thing that matters is the white-paper design work, you couldn’t be more wrong. Architectural drawings serve the obvious purpose of conveying specific information in a linear and direct manner.

A Culture of Models

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We typically use a product called “museum board” which is a solid-through-the-core white paper board product that is about 1/16″ in thickness, along with basswood, to build the vast majority of our models.

CTDA is excited to announce the Distribution Performance Project, free of charge to CTDA members!

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During the remainder of 2016, we will be preparing three white papers: Financial Benchmarking – Guidelines for associations on how to reverse the trend of declining participation for this key service. CTDA Home | Contact Us. CTDA is excited to announce the Distribution Performance Project, free of charge to CTDA members! A note from DPP Principal, Albert D.

Fun Memorial Day Kids Crafts for the Memorial Day Weekend

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White, blue, and red tempera paint. Paint the other part of the pebble white and leave it to dry. Once the color has dried, paint red stripes on the white area and white stars on the blue area. Red paper – we like getting a construction paper pack.

The Cabin Project – Technical Drawings

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If you are the sort of person who likes to look at architectural drawings, this is your lucky day. At least I hope that after you read today’s post you think this was your lucky day.

CUSTOM Offers Array of Crack Isolation Solutions

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Get details about CUSTOM''s crack isolation products: Product selection Uncoupling membrane white paper: White paper Protect your tile installation from cracks! CUSTOM offers several crack isolation solutions, all of which meet the ANSI A118.12 high-performance crack isolation standard.

Tools for Tile Contractors when working with Architects

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Looking for online tools to help you choose the right tile installation products? The CUSTOM website offers resources that make selecting a quality tile installation system fast and easy. Plus, you can always call on our Technical Services for expert assistance on any type of project.

Tips for Large Format Tile Setting

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For more information read our white paper on Medium Bed Mortars Installing tile 15” or longer on any side? Did you know you need a mortar rated for large and heavy tile? CUSTOM offers six Large Format Tile (LFT) mortars that promote flat, even tile installations.

Dream It - Design It - Do it!

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He sharpens his pencil and rips off a piece of fresh clean white paper. Joe rode up on his white horse, with his tile saw in hand. "I''m O nce upon a time , I was dreaming of spending lots of time relaxing in a spa-like steam. So I take my dreams and head on down to Allentown.

Fun Memorial Day Crafts for Kids

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White, blue, and red tempera paint. 2) Paint the other part of the pebble white and leave it to dry. 3) Once the color has dried, paint red stripes on the white area and white stars on the blue area. Red paper. White paper.

Tile Installation System Tools for Design & Specification Professionals

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Looking for online tools to help you write the 09 30 00 tile spec for a warranted installation of tile products? The CUSTOM website offers resources that make specifying the right tile installation system fast and easy. Plus, you can always call on our team of Architectural Consultants for expert technical assistance.

Planning a 4th of July Brunch Party

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Run patriotic themed table runners on your outdoor table, use flags to make interesting 4th of July table centerpieces, place red, blue and white paper napkins, cutlery, paper plates etc on the layout table. The 4th of July will see many of us host parties and get-togethers.

Large Format Tile Requires Specialized Mortars

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Download our white paper on large format tile mortars Today’s tile is larger than ever. For ceramic or porcelain tile greater than 15” (38 cm) on one or more sides and for all natural stone, the new industry standard calls for the use of a specialized mortar.

DIY Holiday Centerpiece Ideas

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Transform those plain white paper bags into beautiful luminarias for budget friendly holiday centerpiece. It’s that time of the year again.

Playful Kids Art: Fun and Easy Winter Paper Craft Ideas

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Playful Kids Art: Fun and Easy Winter Paper Craft Ideas. Paper snowflakes are fun crafts for winter. Fun crafts to make with the kids: Paper is a wonderful material for kids to use in making fun crafts, like the all-time classic: making paper snowflakes.

Creative Kids Easter Crafts, Activities & Treats

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To make these, just cut an empty toilet paper roll in half. Then, apply glue to the outside of the roll and cover it completely in white paper. You can use a paperclip to hold the paper to the roll while the glue sets. Trace two equally sized flower petal shapes on white paper and color the insides pink to stand for the ears. Add glue to bottom of ears and slip between cardboard roll and paper that is wrapped around it. Happy Easter!

Labor Day Party – How to Throw an All White Party

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A Labor Day white party is a nice way say goodbye to summer and wearing those fun summer pieces. Labor Day Party – How to Throw an All White Party. White dress-code for a white party! White-Themed Invitation to Set the Mood. All white party Labor Day Bash.

Labor Day Party – How to Throw an All White Party

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A Labor Day white party is a nice way say goodbye to summer and wearing those fun summer pieces. Labor Day Party – How to Throw an All White Party. . White is a crisp color that can create an elegant yet soothing, homey vibe at the same time.