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Ardex
Ardex

An ARDEX Designer Floor™ can beNo two tile jobs are the same. Depending on site conditions, the requirements vary significantly. ARDEX provides intelligent, cost-effective system solutions for every aspect of tiling. From adhesives to grouts for kitchen, bathroom and wellness areas, indoors and outdoors, for domestic and commercial projects. In addition to offering the customary high quality, all ARDEX system products are extremely easy to use and perfectly matched, allowing jobs to be handled simply and efficiently – step by step and with minimum effort.


LATICRETE®
LATICRETE®

Laticrete International is a world wide manufacturer and marketer of materials and methods for the installation of ceramic tile and stone.


MAPEI Flooring Adhesives
MAPEI Flooring Adhesives

Several decades ago a young businessman, Rodolfo Squinzi, set out to carve his niche in the building industry and founded MAPEI as a small family business in Milan, Italy.


MAPEI Grout
MAPEI Grout

MAPEI offers the most complete line of products for surface preparation, ceramic tile & stone installation, floor covering installation, and products for concrete & masonry repair and construction.


Schlüter® Transitions
Schlüter® Transitions

Schluter-Systems is committed to providing reliable ceramic and stone tile installation systems that not only solve problems but benefit the entire tile industry as well. As part of this commitment, we have invested considerable resources in testing our products to relevant industry standards. Such testing is performed both inhouse and by independent laboratories, including the Tile Council of North America (TCNA), the Terrazzo, Tile, and Marble Association of Canada (TTMAC), and the National Research Council in Ottawa, Canada.


Installation Materials Videos


Handyman Chip Wade Installs Mohawk Hardwood Floor,

Mohawk Handyman Chip Wade shows how to install a Mohawk Hardwood floor using Uniclic Technology, which makes it simple. This television personality from HGTV's "Curb Appeal the Block" and "Design to Sell" also shows off the wood treated with Scotchgard Advanced Repel Technology, which making cleaning a snap.



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Mohawk Uniclic Laminate Installation with Chip Wade

Mohawk spokesman Chip Wade provides a tutorial on how to install Mohawk Uniclic Laminate in your home. In this overview of the process, Chip talks about acclimating your flooring to the room before installation, ensuring your subfloor is in good shape and clear of all debris, and the particulars of choosing and installing underlayment. He also provides techniques for creating a uniform expansion gap and maintaining variation in plank selection for a natural look as you lay your planks.



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Mohawk Solid Hardwood Installation with Chip Wade

HGTV's Chip Wade walks you through the process of installing a solid wood floor. He offers tips on acclimating your flooring to the space where it will be installed, allowing for a proper expansion gap, and preventing friction between the flooring and subfloor. Chip offers a number of other pointers that will help you get the look you want when installing your own hardwood flooring. It's easier than you think with a bit of planning and some expert advice.



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Mohawk Ceramic Tile Installation with Chip Wade

If your approach to home improvement is DIY, then you want to ensure you're approaching every job fully equipped with the knowledge you need to do it right. When it comes to installing ceramic tile, there's a lot to know! HGTV's Chip Wade walks through every step of a Mohawk ceramic tile installation project, even down to the necessary preparation and the recommended type of tile for certain jobs.



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How to Install Engineered Hardwood – Nail Down Method

Getting ready to install engineered hardwood? There are three ways to do it, and the nail down method that you'll see in this video is great for wood subfloors. Watch and learn the secrets to a successful installation so you can enjoy your beautiful hardwood floor for years to come.



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Textra Plus ZL - Seaming - Kraus

Learn how to seam Kraus' commercial/residential broadloom, Textra Plus ZL, from a Kraus Installer.



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Installing COREtec Plus using Angle/Tap Profile

For a written version of the installation instruction and recommendations, please visit: http://www.usfloorsllc.com/wp-content... Shows how to install USFloors' patent-pending COREtec Plus and COREtec Plus XL with the angle/tap glueless installation method.



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Floorte installation

Our Newest video of the Floorte' Installation processes.



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How to Install ADURA®Max Vinyl Plank Floors

This video demonstrates how to install Mannington ADURA®Max LVP WPC flooring. Mannington strongly recommends using trained, professional installers for the best long-term performance of any of our flooring products. Anyone installing Mannington products is urged to follow all directions and advice in the Installation Guidelines. We have based all our instructions on industry-accepted recommendations as well as results gained from regular field-testing. Always follow all safety guidelines when installing any flooring product, to protect yourself and others. ADURA®Max is available in today’s most popular decors and features our innovative HydroLoc™ waterproof core—making it the perfect choice for your most challenging rooms. Planks can be installed quickly on all grade levels and over most existing floors and subfloors. The result is a beautiful, durable, quiet and comfortable floor that can be enjoyed right away. Featuring our patented ScratchResist™ with aluminum oxide surface protection, ADURA®Max can stand up to the most active households and offers the industry’s best wear, scratch and stain resistance. - All-in-one flooring system - Maximum performance - Dampens sounds by 30% - Comfort underfoot - Easy to install - ScratchResist™ premium scratch resistant surface protector Learn more and see the full selection of ADURA®Max floors at http://www.Mannington.com/Residential...



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7 Reasons Why Vinyl Plank is Better Than Ceramic Tile

Vinyl planks are taking over the flooring industry, and for good reason! As technology advances, so does the way the flooring we install in our homes is engineered. If you’re weighing the pros and cons of both options, here are 7 reasons why vinyl plank is a better choice than ceramic tile:


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