MAPEI’s Eco Prim Grip simplifies tile renovations

HomeNewsMAPEI's Eco Prim Grip simplifies tile renovations

Deerfield Beach, Fla.—Placing new, modern tile over existing tile has just become much easier with the introduction of MAPEI’s innovative ECO Prim Grip, a ready-to-use bond-promoting primer that prepares an existing tile or stone surface to receive a new installation without the time, labor or dust of scarification. This synthetic-resin-based primer enhances the performance of mortars and their adhesion to existing ceramics and other difficult substrates, and it can be applied with a roller in only one coat. A surface coated with ECO Prim Grip is ready for new tile installation within 15-60 minutes. Low odor and VOC compliance make the product safe for use in occupied interior environments.

“In the current market environment, the most critical requirements for installations are that they be quick and have reduced environmental impact,” said Brian Pistulka, Business Manager for MAPEI’s Tile & Stone Installation Systems. “ECO Prim Grip will provide a solution for repairs and renovations in residential and commercial markets at a lower overall cost. We believe this bond-promoting primer will quickly find favor with the installation community, and we look for ECO Prim Grip to deliver a solid base for MAPEI’s tile installation systems.”

ECO Prim Grip was launched at the Surfaces Expo trade show in Las Vegas, January 24-26, 2012. Daily demonstrations of the product in conjunction with MAPEI mortars and grouts were given for the public and the press by MAPEI Technical Representatives.

Must Read

Starnet helps members ‘chart their course’

Amelia Island, Fla.—Many of North America’s largest and most influential commercial floor covering contractors assembled here this week for the 2024 Starnet spring conference....

Tarkett to take part in Chicago’s Design Days

Chicago—As more than 40,000 people from across the global design community gather in Fulton Market District from June 10–12 for Chicago's Design Days, an...

Retailers React: How is the home remodeling business in your market?

Every two weeks, FCNews seeks out flooring retailers across the country to offer their advice on hot topics of the day. This week, we...

i4F to exhibit 2024 Domotex Asia/ChinaFloor

Shanghai, China—i4F, a group of companies providing patents and technologies to the flooring industry, is participating as an exhibitor at this year’s Domotex Asia/ChinaFloor...

Higher mortgage rates hammer builder confidence in May

Washington, D.C.—With mortgage rates averaging above 7% for the past four weeks per data from Freddie Mac, builder sentiment posted its first decline since...

Multifamily developer confidence declines in first quarter

Washington, D.C.—Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing declined year-over-year in the first quarter of 2024, according to results from the Multifamily Market...
Some text some message..
X