MAPEI has included its “reduced surface preparation technology” into the Novoplan line of levelers. Novoplan Easy – MAPEI’s new easy-preparation, self-leveling underlayment – offers superior mixing and self-smoothing properties, the company says. High-strength Novoplan Easy promotes fast jobsite turnaround, allowing tile to be installed after 12 hours and floor coverings after 36 hours, according to the company.