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Tips to Get the Right Consistency When Using PERMACOLOR® Select Grout

Posted 07/29/2021 by Sharon La Riviere

Learn some easy tips from guest blogger, Jeremy Von Ruden of LATICRETE Sales, to make sure PERMACOLOR® Select grout is the proper consistency for use on your project. 

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Car Enthusiast Gets Custom “Carrara Marble” SPARTACOTE® Garage Floor

Posted 07/27/2021 by Sharon La Riviere

Evan Beckerman (aka Throtl), a car enthusiast and business owner wanted his personal garage floor to look like Carrara Marble. Ask and you shall receive! The LATICRETE team partnered up with local flooring expert, Orion DCP Inc. in California, USA, for this custom garage floor transformation using a variety of SPARTACOTE® products. 

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What is the difference between positive and negative hydrostatic pressure and what products can you use?

Posted 07/19/2021 by Sharon La Riviere

Learn the differences of positive and negative hydrostatic pressure and what LATICRETE® waterproofing and moisture solution products you can use in your projects. 

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The Manufacturer's Role in Ergonomics and Worker Health in 2021

Posted 06/10/2021 by Sharon La Riviere

Worker health and safety is and should be a top priority in the construction industry. It is the contractors and installers that work with the products every day, making the innovation of new products that are better for their health and safety critically important. Learn how LATICRETE is committed to drive education and safer alternatives to traditional construction methods. 

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The Role of Underlayments and Self Leveling Products

Posted 05/28/2021 by Sharon La Riviere

The strength of a flooring system is one of the most important factors of a building’s structural integrity. The purpose of the substrate or subfloor is to evenly distribute the weight of everything in a room across the floor joists to maintain balance and provide support. It’s the flooring system that is responsible for carrying the weight of the walls, roof, furniture and people inside. Because of this, underlayments and floor leveling products are an ever important component of a successful floor installation. 

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They Loved Their Garage Flooring so Much, They Came Back for Seconds!

Posted 04/21/2021 by Sharon La Riviere

Evan and Victoria Shanks were so thrilled with their recent shop floor done with SPARTACOTE® resinous flooring products, Victoria wanted to have her “she garage” transformed too! 

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Car Aficionado Gets Custom Resinous Flooring to Show Off His Collection

Posted 03/15/2021 by Sharon La Riviere

Mike (Streetspeed717), car aficionado and YouTuber wanted his personal 1,400 s.f. (130 m2) garage to be unique, look nice and be easier to keep clean so that he could show off some of his favorite cars. Read the blog to see how his garage transformed!

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Why Are Engineered Shower Installation Systems a Trend?

Posted 03/06/2021 by Sharon La Riviere

According to Houzz, 9 in 10 home renovation projects are updates to the style of the homeowner’s master bathroom. Learn how improvements to engineered shower installation systems can help you install them quicker with high quality products. 

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The Increasing Demand of Antimicrobial Protection

Posted 11/24/2020 by Sharon La Riviere

Over the last decade, various manufacturers have incorporated antimicrobial additives into tile and stone installation products, including tile adhesives, grouts, sealants, waterproofing membranes and underlayment materials. 

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Car Enthusiasts Garage Gets Glow in the Dark Resinous Floors

Posted 10/05/2020 by Sharon La Riviere

Learn how car enthusiast, mechanic and YouTuber, Evan Shanks received a one-of-a-kind, custom, glow-in-the-dark polyaspartic garage floor from the team at LATICRETE. 

 
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Customer Appreciation Tour Podcast with Custom Home Contractor, Petra Tile in St. George, Utah

Posted 08/25/2020 by Sharon La Riviere

Ron Nash, Sr. Vice President of Sales & Marketing North America and Jeff Bonkiewicz, Channel Manager, sit down to dinner with Nick and Sophia Petra with Petra Tile in St. George, Utah. Listen to the podcast to learn how this 2nd generation tiler and father of 6 got started in the business and how he uses "social proof" to sell jobs. 

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Customer Appreciation Tour Reflections

Posted 08/24/2020 by Sharon La Riviere

Ron Nash, Sr. Vice President of Sales & Marketing North America shares his reflections on day 10 of the Customer Appreciation Tour around Western United States..

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Customer Appreciation Tour Podcast with Orange County, CA Customers

Posted 08/19/2020 by Sharon La Riviere

Ron Nash, Sr. Vice President of Sales & Marketing North America, Jeff Bonkiewicz, LATICRETE Channel Manager and Phil Pearson, LATICRETE Sales Rep chat with several customers near Orange county, California during the Customer Appreciation Tour throughout the Western United States. 

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Customer Appreciation Tour Podcast with Fresno, CA Customers

Posted 08/13/2020 by Sharon La Riviere

Ron Nash, Sr. Vice President of Sales & Marketing North America and John Decena, LATICRETE Sales Rep chats with several customers near Fresno, California during a lunch held during the Customer Appreciation Tour in the Western United States. 

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Customer Appreciation Tour Podcast with Kyle Bruns, 3rd Generation Distributor at DeSoto Sales, Inc.

Posted 08/12/2020 by Sharon La Riviere

During our Customer Appreciation Tour of parts of the Western United States, Ron Nash, Sr. Vice President of Sales & Marketing North America had a chance to meet up with Kyle Bruns, Branch Manager of DeSoto Sales, Inc. in Sacramento, California. Hear the podcast. 

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The Journey from Tile Installer to LATICRETE Sales Rep

Posted 08/11/2020 by Sharon La Riviere

Ron Nash interviews Adam Wilson, former owner of Icon Tile turned LATICRETE Sales Representative. 

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Customer Appreciation Tour Interview with Mosaic Artist Angie Halford Re

Posted 08/05/2020 by Sharon La Riviere

Ron Nash, Sr. Vice President of Sales & Marketing North America interviews nationally recognized custom mosaic artist, Angie Halford Ré, Owner of Unique Mosaics in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Customer Appreciation Tour Begins

Posted 08/03/2020 by Sharon La Riviere

We have the best contractors, distributors, partners and friends in the industry! Ron Nash, Sr. Vice President of Sales & Marketing North America is taking a road trip to meet with some of them.

 

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Getting the Grout Right

Posted 05/19/2020 by Sharon La Riviere

Grout is essential to ensuring a strong and reliable tile installation. And with the latest color technology, grout can add even more style to an already design-savvy space. With so many options available today, which is the right grout for the job?

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14 Tips from an Epoxy Grout Pro

Posted 09/18/2018 by SHARON LA RIVIERE

In this guest blog, Sean Mcleod, an exclusive user of LATICRETE® SPECTRALOCK® epoxy grout for over 10 years shares some of his secrets to a successful install.

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