Mapei launches Planiprep 4 LVT

Home Categories Installation Mapei launches Planiprep 4 LVT

Deerfield Beach, Fla.— Planiprep 4 LVT, a new high-moisture-resistant skimcoat and embossing leveler from Mapei, can be used to level off and smooth over existing ceramic and stone surfaces. The premixed, acrylic-resin-based product is designed for use in interior residential and commercial applications.

“It can be used to level down to a featheredge or to smooth over in layers up to 1.5mm thick,” said Jeff Johnson, business manager for floor covering installation systems. “Planiprep 4 LVT dries fast and sands easily. It can be used to fill embossing on existing vinyl flooring as well as grout lines on existing tile for floor and wall installations.”

Planiprep 4 LVT hardens quickly, allowing for the installation of luxury vinyl tile within two hours of the product being applied. “It has also been formulated to dry without shrinkage, reducing the need for secondary applications to fill embossing or depressions,” Johnson explained.

Planiprep 4 LVT can be used as a fine-textured smoothing finish over existing resilient flooring, LVT, EVP, and luxury vinyl plank, ceramic tile and stone materials. It can also be used successfully over traditional substrates, including concrete, approved wood underlayments, gypsum underlayments, cement-based self-leveling underlayments and patching compounds and fiber cement boards.

Must Read

Daltile launches Lava Finish

Dallas, Texas—Daltile has developed the Lava finish, a unique, proprietary finish for quartz surfaces that creates the most realistic, natural stone feel available on...

CCA Global looks to future with Retail 2.0

Nashville— CCA Global’s 2022 summer convention, themed “The Future is Next,” emphasizes the co-op’s bright future, and nothing illustrates that more than Retail 2.0....

Top 5 merchandising tips for bamboo/cork flooring

The popularity of bamboo and cork flooring remains strong despite the intense competition from the deluge of LVP/SPC products. Their visuals stand out from...

Daltile launches new Made in USA quartz slabs

Dallas, Texas— Daltile launched four new designs into the brand’s One Quartz extra-large quartz slab program. These new designs are Made in the USA...

INSTALL acquires two new Alliance Partners

Washington, D.C.—INSTALL has announced two new Alliance Partners: Floorcloud and Spec-Intel. INSTALL Alliance Partners work side by side with INSTALL to bring the best...

CCA convention kicks off with Brodsky tribute

Nashville—CCA Global Partners kicked off its 2022 summer convention here Monday evening by paying tribute to Howard Brodsky, the co-founder, co-CEO and chairman of...
Some text some message..
X