Sundry Things I Know

Looking for a reinforced, double sided tape otherwise known as Power Tape, Booger Tape or Siga Tape for flash coving vinyl or hanging Cove Cap? Our Allied Division has a 1′′ and 3.4′′ wide tape from Ecolo+ Materials. These tapes are a double sided reinforced tape with unbelievable grab, great for flash coving vinyl.

The 1′′ wide by 165 lineal feet is listed under ECOLO PLUS, item # ECO3001 The 3.4′′ wide by 165 lineal feet is listed under ECOLO PLUS, item #








3.4′′ wide by 165 lineal, item #ECO3003

Need a replaceable blade trowel that has the Armstrong Fine Notching? We now will carry the Gundlach Replaceable Trowel Blades. The supplier is Gundlach and the item is #GUNIJWHA

Looking to buy Ardex Feather Finish? JJ Haines now has it through our Allied Division. The supplier is Ardex, item #ARXFEATHER

Looking for that All In One Primer? DriTac Eco-DriSeal is a one-component, fast drying membrane that allows installers to apply a moisture mitigation system and install their wood or resilient floor the same day with a 3-hour dry time.
Also good for;

Concrete moisture control system.

  • 1-Coat = 12-lbs CC/85% RH

  • 2-Coats = 15-lbs CC/90% RH
    Adhesive isolation. Covers up old adhesive residue including cutback adhesive Primer for porous and dusty concrete and Gypsum subfloor.

Eco-DriSeal is for use under most types of floor coverings, including engineered wood, luxury vinyl tile/plank, fiberglass back sheet vinyl, carpet tile, VCT, cork tile, cork/rubber/foam underlayments, laminate flooring and all other floating floors. This product contains zero VOCs, zero solvents and has very low odor. Available in 1 gallon (item#DRIDSL1) or 4 gallon (item#DRIDSL4) pails.

When dealing with resilient flooring underlayments, be careful when using Fiber Reinforced Gypsum and Cement Backerboard Underlayments. These products are being touted as resilient flooring underlayments and not all manufacturers recognize these products as acceptable underlayments.

I recently saw that JamesHardi is promoting their HardiBacker EZ Grid Cement Board as an underlayment for resilient. Please be careful .when using a product like this. The EZ Grid pattern on this board must skimmed coated prior to installing any flooring to prevent the EZ Grid pattern from showing through. the new flooring


We now carry several wood underlayment boards:

Looking for single-component MS polymer wood flooring adhesive that can go over old cutback adhesive residue? Check out DriTac 7700 Adhesive. DriTac 7700 Easy Clean 4-In-1 offers the permanent bond of a urethane adhesive and the easy spreadability and cleanability of a water-based product. It is very low in odor and helps contribute to LEED credits. This product will help installers turn their wood flooring installations into time-efficient, cost-effective projects that increase productivity.

When spread with the required trowel, DriTac 7700 Easy Clean 4-In-1 will control concrete moisture vapor transmission up to 15 lbs/1,000 ft2/24 hrs, per the ASTM 1869 Calcium Chloride Method Test, or up to 85% Relative Humidity (RH), per the ASTM 2170 Relative Humidity Test. This 4-In-1 floor- ing adhesive solution also offers superior noise reduction properties that are often needed to meet building code requirements for multi-unit housing.

If you need testing conducted involving flooring or textile materials to determine quality, failures, or performance problems, try Professional Testing Laboratories. Their Certified Independent Laboratory provides a one source solution for your testing needs.

  • Carpet, Vinyl &Rubber

  • Laminate, & Wood Flooring

  • Cleaning Chemicals

  • Textiles &Athletic Turf

Professional Testing Laboratories
714 Glenwood Place
Dalton, Georgia 30721
Phone: 706-226-3283

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