News Release
  • News Release
  • 2013 New products and updates.
    Posted on March 8, 2013



    An exciting year has just began. Here are some of the new lines we would like to introduce.


    Florida Tile



    Created with a rustic, yet upscale theme in mind, the product was developed to be a harmonious blend of graphic and texture. The surface is created with minimal pitting to represent slight imperfections and fill marks in the stone, edges are ever so slightly irregular to keep the hand cut look and feel. This is complemented by a soft and luxurious top glaze application. This toppa as it is called, gives the tile a smooth almost waxy feel that is comforting to the bare skin and adds an atypical warmth to this hard surface. The
    decoration, up to 90 different graphics per color in the 12×12 alone, give the Cinema HDP® line its “old Hollywood” Travertine style. The classic cross cut Travertine is available in 3 contemporary colors that can easily be mixed with the decoratives and mosaics.The natural brushed feel combined with the variation of the digital print makes this a great substitute for a natural stone.



    Ivory Lace


    Burbank Beige




    It is available in 3 colours as well as sizes in 12″x 24″, 18″x 18″, 12″x 12″, 12″x 12″ (2″ x 2″ and random bricks) mosaics, 2.5″x 12″ and 2″x 12″ listellos, 1″x 2″ Chair Rail end cap and 2″x 12″ Chair rails.



    TEC Specialty

    Power Grout® Ultimate Performance Grout


    TEC® Power Grout® is a breakthrough in grout technology. It maximizes performance while providing ease of use. Its unique formulation is highly stain resistant and provides strong, color consistent joints by resisting efflorescence, fading, cracking and shrinking. TEC Power Grout provides excellent performance in virtually any environment, including high traffic and wet conditions, and in residential and commercial applications. One universal formula for joints 1/16” to ½” wide.


    -Highly stain resistant, never needs sealing.
    -Fast setting; open to traffic in 4 hours.
    -Color Consistent and resistant to efflorescence.
    -Universal formula for wall and floor applications.
    -Crack and Shrink resistant.
    -Mold and mildew resistant.
    -Exceeds ANSI A118.7 specifications.
    -Residential to Extra Heavy Commercial Applications.
    -Interior/exterior use.
    -Contains zero VOC.
    -Available in 5 lb., 10 lb., 25 lb. bags.


    Fast Set Ultimate Large Tile Mortar



    TA-386 Gray



    A high performing, full-contact (full coverage) mortar for installing ceramic, porcelain, and natural stone tile. It is ideal for use as a medium bed mortar for heavy and large format tile (maximum mortar thickness of 3/4″ after tile is embedded).


    -Fast curing formula.
    -Thinset or medium bed application.
    -Ideal for use with heavy and large format tiles.
    -Non-sag for all applications and non-slump for floor applications.
    -Extended open time.
    -Mixes to a smooth, creamy consistency for superior handling.
    -Superior transfer – full coverage with minimum effort.
    -Interior/exterior use.
    -Exceeds ANSI A118.4 and A118.11 shear bond specifications.
    -Contains recycled materials
    -Zero VOC
    -Provides 50 lbs. of coverage in a 40 lb. bag.
    -Available in 40 lb. bags.


    Uncoupling Membrane Mortar for medium beds


    TA-337 Gray TA-338 White



    TEC Uncoupling Membrane Mortar is a dry set mortar made for use with Schluter®-DITRA uncoupling membrane and Schluter®-KERDI waterproofing membrane.


    -Mixed with water, meets ANSI A118.1 specifications
    -Mixed with TEC Acrylbond® AMA Acrylic Latex Mortar Additive, meets
    -ANSI A118.4 and ANSI A118.11 specifications
    -Contributes to LEED® certification
    -Available in 50 lb. moisture-resistant bags
    -Offered in gray and white



    Schluter Systems

    Product Updates

    Name Description
    Schluter – Schiene New height – 7/16″ (11mm) in EB
    Schluter – DECO New height – 11/32″ (9mm) and 7/16″ (11mm) in M and MC
    Schluter – RENO-TK New height – 7/16″ (11mm) in E and EB
    Schluter – RENO-RAMP New height – 1/4″ (6mm) in AE
    Schluter – RENO-U New height – 7/16″ (11mm) in E and EB
    Schluter – RONDEC New accessory – End cap in EB
    Schluter – QUADEC New height – 3/16″ (4.5mm) in E
    Schluter – ECK-E New angle – 135°
    Schluter – ECK-K New angle - 135°, and new width – 9/16″ (15mm) in 90° angle
    Schluter – ECK-KHK New accessories – Outside corner (90°), inside corners (90° – 2 and 3 way) and connector
    Schluter – DILEX-AS New configuration – Available in white only
    Schluter – DILEX-AHK New accessories – Outside corner, square (90°) in AE, ACG, AT, TSB, TSOB and TSG
    Schluter – DILEX-EHK New accessories – Outside corners (135°) and inside corners (135°) in E and EB
    Schluter – KERDI-BOARD New panel size for 1/2″ (12.5mm) boards – 32″ X 48″ in bundles of 18 units
    Schluter – KERDI-BOARD-ZT-ZS New quantities – Box of 100 washers, and set of 40 screws + 40 washers
    Schluter – DRAIN New packaging – Flange kits and grate kits now sold separately
    Schluter – KERDI-FIX New size – 600 ml sausage pack


    New Products

    Name Description

    Schluter – RENO-RAMP-K

    Variant of the RENO-RAMP profile without an anchoring leg

    Schluter – QUADEC-K

    Variant of the QUADEC profile without an anchoring leg

    Schluter – DECO-DE

    Stainless steel finishing and edge-protection profile for 135° outside corner of tiled surface

    Schluter – SCHIENE-STEP

    Anodized aluminum finish and edging profile for ceramic tile and natural stone installations on stairs

    Schluter – DILEX-AHKA

    Anodized aluminum cove-shaped profile for transitions between walls to be tiled and previously finished floors

    Schluter – DILEX-HKU

    Stainless steel cove-shaped profile with inverted anchoring legs for inside wall corners and floor/wall transitions

    Schluter – KERDI-BOARD-SN

    Prefabricated shower niche made of KERDI-BOARD that can be installed in both KERDI and KERDI-BOARD wall assemblies

    Schluter – KERDI-BOARD

    5/8″ (15mm) thick panels for flush installations adjacent to 5/8″ thick gypsum board or other solid backings. Available in 48″x96″ and 48″x120″

    Schluter – DITRA-DRAIN

    Drainage membrane designed for use within thin-bed ceramic and stone tile assembles in exterior applications

    Schluter – KERDI-DS

    Bonded waterproofing membrane and vapor retarder with very low water vapor permeance for se in continuous use steam rooms and simuliar applications

    Schluter – KERDI-KERS

    Preformed, seamless corners for waterproofing floor/wall/shower base connections in curbless shower application

    Schluter – KERDI-DRAIN

    New grate option – Tileable covering support (4″) Available in various complete KERDI-DRAIN kits, KERDI-SHOWER-KITS, and deparate grate kit

    Schluter -KERDI-DRAIN

    New 6″ stainless steel covers for cleanout applications; round and square

    Schluter – KERDI-LINE

    Low profile linear floor drain specifically designed for bonded waterproofing assemblies, with a choice of three elegant grate design

    Schluter – KERDI-SHOWER-L/-LS

    Sloped trays with integrated KERDI waterproofing for use with the KERDI-LINE linear drain

    Schluter – SHOWERPROFILE-S

    Two-part profile with a tapered edge designed to cover adjoining tile edge that become exposed as the shower floor sloped to accommodate drainage

    Schluter – SHOWERPROFILE-R

    Two-part wall transition profile for covering the exposed wall area where the floor sloped down to a perimeter linear drain

    Schluter – KERDI-LINE-FC

    Stainless steel cover plate to create a seamless lock in applications where multiply KERDI-LINE drains are installed end to end
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