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What Lies Beneath....
A Discussion of Underlayments

Date: Thursday,

November 17, 2016

Time:  1:00 PM

Duration:  1 hour

Host:  Jim Olson 

Presenter: Dean Moilanen

Meeting Description:
Over the years, the tile and stone industries have seen numerous new products and installation methods regarding underlayments. There has been some confusion as to what constitutes an underlayment, a substrate, or a system. This presentation provides some context and perspective on this topic.

Whether you are an architect, specifier, contractor, or industry professional, this briskly-paced presentation will bring to the forefront current concepts and information on the topic of underlayments.

Learning Objectives:
1. Review the history of underlayments and the important role they play in successful tile installations.

2. Review current industry standards for underlayments.

3. Explore the interconnected relationship between underlayment choices and successful tile and stone installations.

4. Outline the critical path necessary to insure that your projects successfully address these critical areas of performance.


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