ARDEX FEATHER FINISH mixes to a creamy, smooth finish underlayment that eliminates flooring installation problems associated with disbonding, crumbling, mold, mildew and staining. ARDEX FEATHER FINISH may be used as an embossing filler when mixed with ARDEX P 82TM Ultra Prime.
Install over: concrete, masonry, wood, terrazzo, and ceramic and quarry tile - as well as properly prepared residues of cutback and other non-water-soluble adhesives on concrete - all without the need for priming or the use of a latex additive.
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General priming recommendations:
Porous surfaces: No priming required
Most non-porous surfaces (epoxy coating systems, metal and concrete treated with silicate compounds) must be primed with ARDEX P 82TM Ultra Prime
Gypsum underlayment - Use ARDEX P 51TM Primer
Packaging: 10 lb. (4.5 kg)
Coverage: Up to 300 sq. ft. per bag (27.9 m2)
Pot life: 20 minutes (may be retempered)
Install floor coverings: 15 minutes
Bed Bath & Beyond Mexico
With the complete removal of the existing terrazzo, time was tight to complete the installation of the specified polished topping and vinyl flooring. They needed a deep fill that permitted the installation of self-levelers as quickly as possible, that could withstand the stress of the mechanical polishing process, and that allowed other trades to continue working to open the store on time.
Bed Bath & Beyond Satélite Mexico
The existing ceramic tile was in bad shape, and this 20,082 sq. ft. store was due to open soon. A smooth substrate was vital for the high performance vinyl flooring to be installed, and the size of the installation made material logistics a challenge. To top it off, the flooring installation could not interfere with other trades who also had to meet the tight deadline.
The Mission Viejo buybuy BABY store was undergoing renovations including new VCT/vinyl plank flooring. The store was within a day of completion when Steele Tile noticed that the vinyl adhesives started to emulsify. FEATURED PRODUCT: ARDEX MC™ RAPID
Canada Wave House
Situated on a challenging sloped lot, the elegant and modern ‘Wave House’ required smooth, seamless height transitions for patio and exit doors. An outside accent ‘wave wall’ was to have the same decorative concrete look and finish as the floor. FEATURED PRODUCT: ARDEX TWP™ Tilt Wall Patch
Chapman University - ARDIFLO CUBE
Significant volume of fill with depths up to 1.5 inches over 12,000 ft2; Second floor location; Distressed gypsum substrate; Rubber flooring being installed; Fast-track timetable to get building open
for Fall Semester. Featured Products: ARDEX GS-4, FEATHER FINISH and ARDIFLO CUBE
Chicago Children's Hospital
Exceptionally high moisture readings in concrete slabs required remediation. Additionally, concrete slabs did not
meet flatness specifications required by architects and finish flooring manufacturers. Most hallways needed an
average 1”-1 1/2” of ARDEX K 15® Premium Self-Leveling Underlayment to meet specified tolerances. FEATURED PRODUCT: ARDEX MC ULTRA
Consol Energy Center
When Hunt Construction landed the contract for The CONSOL Energy Center, they contracted with ARDEX
Choice Contractor™ E.F. Marburger to install carpeting throughout the new complex. 16,000 yards of
Shaw and Interface carpet tile would be installed in luxury suites, press boxes, locker rooms, clubs and
administration offices. An acrylic sealer used on the pre-cast concrete slabs caused bonding problems for
the carpet tile adhesive and the locker room areas. These same areas had moisture issues that had to be
addressed. Because numerous trades were working in the same areas and a water sprinkler malfunctioned,
some carpeting and cove base was damaged and required replacement. FEATURED PRODUCT: ARDEX FEATHER FINISH® Self- Drying, Cement- Based Finish Underlayment
Dallas Fort Worth Airport Terminal E
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)'s five terminals with 161 gates are U-shaped to minimize the distance between a passenger’s car and the airplane. However, connecting passengers would walk long distances between gates because there were no shortcuts between the ends. Featured Product: ARDEX ROVER
Fifteen Twenty-One Luxury Condos
Fast-track construction resulted in poorly finished slabs and severe deflections in areas where there were strict tolerance requirements for floor flatness. Some tenants were scheduled to move in prior to the project being fully completed. FEATURED PRODUCT: ARDEX TWP™ Tilt Wall Patch
Fort Lee Commissary
42,000 square-foot ground floor installation. Gondolas had to be moved for prep and installation at night then replaced for opening in the morning. Moisture readings of 92% RH. Work could only be performed at night.
Groupo Mexicano de Seguros
With three four-level buildings and a tight construction schedule, the size and depth of the installation, as well as the material logistics to achieve it, were a big challenge.
Hemet Valley Medical Center Phase I
Twenty thousand square feet of work had to take place during hospital operating hours. Before the floors could be re-leveled and installed, asbestos abatement had to be performed and multiple layers of existing flooring needed to be removed. FEATURED PRODUCT: ARDEX MC™ RAPID Moisture Control System
Intercontinental Montelucia Luxury Resort & Spa
Very intricate installations were required over CBU, Denshield, drywall, concrete, and plywood. The installations were vertical, horizontal, interior, exterior, in wet areas and high traffic areas. FEATURED PRODUCT: ARDEX X 5™ Thin Set Mortar
Kaiser Permanente Pediatrics Relocation
The 50-year-old Bellflower Kaiser Permanente Pediatrics building
and parking lot required complete demolition and renovation.
Hospital administrators wanted to create a friendly, welcoming
environment for the children and families who visit. They also
desired a well-organized and designed medical facility. FEATURED PRODUCT: ARDEX LU 100 Self-Leveling Flooring Underlayment
Kohl's Department Stores
Multiple store flooring renovations were specified for polished concrete but substrate conditions were not optimal and installation time tight. After multiple demos to find the right look to fit the budget, an ARDEX decorative floor was selected. FEATURED PRODUCT: ARDEX SD-T® Self-Drying, Self-Leveling Concrete Topping