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Install on any Schedule with a Rapid-Setting Waterproofing Solution

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CUSTOM Insights recently spoke with Curtis Ballantyne, project manager for Continental Marble and Tile Company in Corona, Calif.  Curtis and his team at Continental were among the first tile contractors to install CUSTOM’s NEW RedGard SpeedCoat™ Rapid Setting Waterproofing Membrane.  RedGard SpeedCoat is formulated with cross-linking moisture cure technology so it cures in as little as one hour, even in challenging jobsite conditions like high humidity.  Here, Curtis shares his thoughts on the performance of RedGard SpeedCoat and the types of jobs that would benefit from such rapid-curing waterproofing.

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Perspective: Reducing Callbacks and Preventing Failures

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CUSTOM Insights recently spoke with Artie Atkinson, ceramic foreman at Schoch Tile in Cincinnati, OH. Artie has 30-plus years of experience as a tile contractor, so we discussed the scarcity of skilled tile installers and how to prevent costly mistakes in spite of it. He shares tips on how to utilize the TCNA Handbook, what contractors can do during labor shortages, the role of an installation product’s manufacturers and why continuing education is important to prevent failures and callbacks.

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Self-Leveling Underlayments Improve Floor Covering Performance

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Need to expedite your project schedule but don’t want to sacrifice quality? One key to a quality floor installation is starting off with a flat substrate. The simplest way to achieve flatness is by using a self-leveling underlayment, which offers a rapid cure to fast track the installation of ceramic or natural stone set with modified thin set mortars. Learn how a self-leveling underlayment can help minimize downtime and avoid costly installation failure.

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