Industry veteran Greg Schmitz of Fishman Flooring Solutions, shares his thoughts on increasingly popular advanced tiles and some of the important considerations for installing them, including some newly introduced products that facilitate their installation.
The tile industry has established installation standards in the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) documents to guide all involved: the design professional, the general contractor and the tile installer.
A professional-grade, ready-to-use specialty grout that allows you to “design your color,” any color, through personalized computer color-matching, Mapei Flexcolor Design is formulated for commercial and residential interior installations of porcelain, ceramic, glass and natural-stone tiles.
The joint alliance between Mapei and NRF Distributors will extend access to Mapei’s complete line of flooring solutions including floor-covering adhesives and tile-setting materials to customers in that region.
Cersaie is the foremost international event for designers of ceramic and other surface coverings and bathroom furnishings. The show’s importance is demonstrated by the presence of more than 112,000 attendees, half of whom are international visitors from all over the world.