See what the following companies–all advertisers in the August/September issue of WFB–have to offer for subflooring, subfloor preparation, and moisture meters.
Bona R540 is a one-component, roll-on moisture membrane specially designed to mitigate vapor transmission on all subfloors, including gypsum-based underlayments. The polyurethane reactive primer is compatible with the entire Bona Adhesive System. Only one coat is needed when using Bona 1250G or 1500G trowel and any Bona Silane Adhesive, the company says.
Stauf USA LLC
ULC-500 Level-Seal is a two-component urethane leveling compound capable of creating a moisture barrier of up to 18 pounds CC or 97% RH. Level-Seal provides STC and IIC sound insulation and can be directly adhered to in just under four hours.
Delmhorst Instrument Co.
ProScan is Delmhorst's pinless moisture meter for flooring installers and inspectors to determine if wood is at equilibrium with its environment. ProScan has built-in species correction capability through specific gravity adjustment to measure a wide range of wood types, making it ideal for wood flooring, the company says.
DriTac Flooring Products LLC
Primer 3000 is a concentrated, solvent-free acrylic primer for use on concrete, wood and lightweight underlayment. Self-leveling underlayment and floor patches can also be installed over Primer 3000 for wood, resilient and carpet tile flooring installations. The single-component, quick-drying primer offers easy application by broom, sprayer or nap roller, the company says.
Lignomat USA Ltd.
The Ligno-Scanner SDM dual-depth, pinless meter is designed for measuring engineered flooring. The 1/4-inch setting measures the hardwood top layer, and the 3/4-inch setting measures the overall board. The plywood can be measured from the back side on the 1/4-inch setting. The meter also measures vertical, horizontal and strand bamboo on the 1⁄4-inch depth setting.
MP Global Products
QuietWalk Plus is a universal underlayment with an enhanced vapor barrier attached that allows fasteners to penetrate and allows adhesives to bond to it, the company says. The dense fibers are designed to stop unwanted noise from traveling. It can be used with floating, glue-down and nail-down wood floors.