In the October issue, we announce the winners of this year’s National Housing Quality Awards: gold award recipients DSLD Homes and EYA, and silver award winner French Brothers.
ProBuilder Product Report: Paints, Caulks and Sealants
Included are the latest products to seal the cracks, stop the gaps and plug up the leaks.
Ideal for moisture-sensitive installations, the MK 100 from UFloor Systems is a solvent- and water-free adhesive for all types of wood flooring. According to the company, the adhesive spreads easily, is high in initial tack and grabs fast. It is also non-flammable and emits low levels of VOCs. For FREE information, visit UFloor Systems
The DampLock masonry waterproofing paint from Convenience Products' Seal-Krete line is made for below-grade interior or exterior walls. The paint emits little odor and features a smooth finish. The product contains the company's Home Shield Mildewcide and has a five-year guarantee against mold and mildew along with a 10-year waterproof guarantee. For FREE information, visit Convenience Products
Featuring VOC compliancy in all 50 states, the silicon-based siding and trim sealant from Novagard Solutions is available in most manufacturers' colors. The sealant is waterproof, adheres to most common building materials, resists mildew and does not shrink or crack. It is tack-free in 10 to 15 minutes and fully cured in two days. For FREE information, visit Novagard Solutions
Featuring a three-part epoxy installation kit, Thompson's Water Seal Garage Floor Epoxy Coating includes a gray or beige base color can, a one-gallon can of activator and an additive packet. According to the company, the coating resists water and protects against chemicals and automotive fluids. For FREE information, visit Thompson's