[Product Review] Noble Value Seal Waterproofing Membrane

fully waterproofed shower unit with Noble Value Seal

I recently had the pleasure of hooking up with Richard from Noble Company to pilot one of their new products that’s creating a buzz in the tile world.  In a great attempt (and successful) Noble Company released a new sheet membrane called Value Seal which is very similar to their Noble Seal TS sheet membrane. […]

Different Types of Membrane Underlayment for your Tile Installation

Choosing an underlayment for your tile installation

Traditional underlayments include materials like cement backer board or plywood. While these are great for adding structural support, they won’t provide anti-fracture protection, crack suppression, waterproofing, sound reduction, or vapor management. Today, there are many types of membrane underlayments available to help address issues commonly encountered with stone and tile installations. Sheet membranes, uncoupling membranes, […]

Laticrete Hydro Ban Waterproofing Membrane

Laticrete Hydroban is a liquid membrane for waterproofing a tile shower

Laticrete Hydro Ban is a liquid waterproofing membrane that comes in a pail and can be applied with a paint brush, roller, or even a sprayer for large scale projects. Liquid waterproofing membranes are a type of underlayment commonly used in stone and tile installations where waterproofing is required for areas such as bathrooms, showers/tub […]