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Backing Boards and Underlayments
Acoustical Tile Ceilings
Acoustical Metal-Pan Ceilings
Flexible Wood Sheets
Special Wall Surfacing
1. Plaster and Gypsum Board
Plaster and gypsum boards are one of the most common forms of Finishes used in buildings.
a) Cement Plastering
It is an exterior finish consisting of portland cement, sand, mixed with water to form a workable plaster.
Types available: Cement Stucco (5/8" thick, 2 coats)
b) Backing Boards and Underlayments
Backing boards and underpayments are thin, flexible sheets of material that are installed under flooring or tiles and as a base layer for installing finishes on walls and ceilings to provide a smooth, level surface. They can help to smooth out any imperfections in the underlying surface.
Types available: Cementitious Backing Boards
c) Gypsum Boards
Also known as drywall or plasterboard, it is a construction material used for the finishing of interior walls and ceilings. It is lightweight, easy to install, and provides a finished surface that can be painted or wallpapered.
Thickness available: 3/8", 1/2", 5/8"
Tiles are thin plates or elements used to cover surfaces like roofs, floors, and walls. They are primarily made up of clay material or any form of inorganic raw material that brings building exterior and interior finishing and beauty.
a) Thin-set Tiling
The tiles that can be installed without a thick mortar bed by using dry-set mortars, latex-modified mortars, epoxy mortars, furan resin mortars, and adhesives are known as thin-set tiling.
Types available: Ceramic and 100% recycled glass.
Ceilings are in direct proportion to a building's floor and that is why special consideration should be attributed to a ceiling's finishing too.
a) Acoustical Tile Ceilings
They are a type of ceiling that is designed to absorb sound and reduce noise levels in a room or space. They are suspended from the ceiling by a grid system and are often made of fiberglass or other types of porous materials. They are easy to install, lightweight, and can easily cut to fit around obstacles such as pipes and thus, are a popular choice.
Types available: Fiberglass ceiling board, plain-faced
b) Acoustical Metal - Pan Ceilings
They are similar to acoustical tile ceilings but consist of metal panels that are perforated or embossed to provide a high level of acoustical performance. Other benefits of these ceiling finishes might include fire resistance, improving the energy efficiency of a building by providing insulation, and helping to regulate the temperature of the space.
Types and sizes available: Square edge (2' x 2' and 2' x 4')
Floor finish is the final layer applied to a flooring surface to protect it and enhance its appearance.
a) Masonry Flooring
A type of flooring that is made from masonry materials such as brick, concrete or stone. It is durable and long-lasting since it's resistant to wear and tear, making it ideal for high-traffic areas.
Types available: Brick, Stone (Marble)
b) Wood Flooring
It is a long-lasting, aesthetically pleasing interior floor covering. Two basic types of wood flooring are solid and engineered. Solid wood flooring is milled from a single piece of timber and includes strip wood, plank wood, and tiles. Engineered wood flooring is a manufactured wood flooring and includes wood ply, fingered and fiberboard.
Types available: Wood Block Flooring, Wood Composition Flooring, Wood Strip and Plank Flooring, Bamboo Flooring
c) Resilient Flooring
Resilient Flooring is an alternative to wood flooring that is made from synthetic materials and is designed to be more durable, comfortable, and easy to maintain. The most common resilient floors are vinyl, cork, and rubber.
Types available: Resilient Tile Flooring, Conductive Resilient Flooring
d) Terrazzo Flooring
Terrazzo Flooring is a durable and attractive flooring made by mixing chips of marble, granite, quartz, or other natural stones with a cementitious or epoxy binder. It is known for its longevity, and low maintenance requirements and can be made in a variety of colors and patterns, making it a versatile and attractive option.
Types available: Resinous Matrix Terrazzo Flooring
e) Fluid-Applied Flooring
Fluid-applied flooring is a flooring material that is applied in a liquid form and then cured to create a seamless, durable surface. It is typically used to repair or resurface existing concrete floors and can be used in both residential and commercial settings.
Types available: Quartz Flooring
Carpeting is a type of floor covering made from a variety of materials, including wool, nylon, polypropylene, and polyester. It is typically sold in rolls or tiles, and is installed by attaching it to the floor using a special adhesive or by tucking it under the baseboards.
Types available: Tile Carpeting, Sheet Carpeting
5. Wall Finishes
Wall Finishes are used to protect and decorate the walls of a building.
a) Wall Coatings
Wall coatings are thin layers of material that are applied to the surface of a wall to protect it, improve its appearance, or both. There are many different types of wall coatings available, including paint, wallpaper, plaster, and more.
Types available: Vinyl-Coated Fabric Wall Coverings
b) Flexible Wood Sheets
Flexible wood sheets are thin, pliable sheets made from wood that can be bent or curved without breaking. can be cut, shaped, and finished using a variety of tools and techniques, including saws, routers, sanders, and paints or stains. They can also be glued or attached to other surfaces using adhesives or fasteners.
Types available: Wood Wall Veneers
c) Special Wall Surfacing
There are many different types of special wall surfacing materials that can be used to give walls a unique look or finish.
Types available: Plastic panel