Subfloor Preparation

ARDEX ARDIFIX™


Description:

​ARDEX ARDIFIX™ is a two-part polyurethane repair compound for cracks, control joints, spalls and pop-outs on interior or exterior applications. It is ideally suited to seal off cracks and saw-cuts prior to the installation of ARDEX MC™ Moisture Control Systems, Underlayments and Toppings. ARDEX ArdiFix is ultra fast setting allowing the installation to proceed within minutes of application. ARDEX ArdiFix is 100% solids for no shrinkage and cures to a rigid hardness. It also has a wide service temperature range of 0°F to 110°F (-17 to 43°C), making it suitable for applications from freezers to warehouses.


ARDEX ARDISEAL™ RAPID PLUS


Description:

​ARDEX ARDISEAL™ RAPID PLUS is a two-part, self-leveling, semi-rigid joint filling compound. Designed specifically to accommodate heavy traffic, use ARDEX ARDISEAL RAPID PLUS indoors to fill cracks and joints in concrete floors that will receive both foot and heavy-duty rubber-wheeled traffic. ARDEX ARDISEAL RAPID PLUS is 100% solids for no shrinkage in the joints, and cures to a semi-rigid hardness. Its wide service temperature range of -40°F to 120°F (-40°C to 48°C) makes it ideal for freezer applications and warehouses alike. Please note the color of ARDEX ARDISEAL RAPID PLUS may vary from batch to batch, and the color stability may be affected by environmental conditions such as high humidity, lighting, sunlight exposure or chemical exposure. This product is not designed to be UV color stable.


ARDEX FEATHER FINISH®


Description:

​​ARDEX FEATHER FINISH mixes to a creamy, smooth finish underlayment that eliminates flooring installation problems associated with disbonding, crumbling, mold, mildew and staining. ARDEX FEATHER FINISH may be used as an embossing filler when mixed with ARDEX P 82 Ultra Prime.


ARDEX MRF™


Description:

​ARDEX MRF™ Moisture-Resistant, Rapid-Drying, Skimcoat Patching Underlayment is a trowel-grade underlayment formulated from a blend of Portland cement and other hydraulic cements that provides a smooth surface prior to the installation of ARDEX MC™ Moisture Control Systems or moisture-resistant adhesives and flooring. ARDEX MRF is suitable for use over a variety of interior and exterior substrates and allows the installation of most floor coverings in as little as 30 minutes. ARDEX MRF does not require the use of a latex additive and can be installed over most substrates without the need for priming. ARDEX MRF is engineered around a rapid-drying matrix and is designed to be fully resistant to moisture and water.​​​​​


ARDEX SD-P® RAPID


Description:

Fast setting patch for smoothing and repairing indoor concrete floors, ramps and stairways, as well as non-porous substrates such as terrazzo, ceramic and quarry tile, prior to the installation of floor covering.


ARDEX SD-P®


Description:

Fast setting patch for smoothing and repairing indoor concrete floors, ramps and stairways, as well as non-porous substrates such as terrazzo, ceramic and quarry tile, prior to the installation of floor covering.


ARDEX FORTI FINISH™


Description:

ARDEX FORTI FINISH™ is a self-drying, cement-based, polymer modified, trowel-grade underlayment that provides a smooth, highly durable finish for use over concrete substrates prior to the installation of vinyl and other floor coverings in the most demanding environments. Developed specifically for use in hospitals where heavy rolling loads are common, ARDEX FORTI FINISH allows the installation of most types of floor covering in as little as 15 to 30 minutes over concrete and prepared adhesive residues on concrete.


ARDEX MRP™


Description:

ARDEX MRP™ is a trowel-grade, cementitious patching and smoothing compound for filling and repairing heavily profiled indoor concrete on all grade levels prior to the installation of ARDEX Moisture Control Systems. Engineered with Portland cement and select high-performance polymers, ARDEX MRP bonds readily to concrete surfaces. It produces a surface finish without having to re-profile the surface of the patch after it is installed.​


ARDEX SKM™


Description:

Provides a permanent, smooth, durable finish prior to the installation of most floor coverings. Ideally suited for skim coating prior to the installation of flooring.


ARDEX GPS™


Description:

​ARDEX GPS™ General Patch & Skimcoat is a trowelable patch and skim coat for use over interior concrete, wood, ceramic tile, and cutback and other non-water soluble adhesive residues on concrete. ARDEX GPS can also be used over vinyl composition tile (VCT) and as an embossing filler for residential sheet vinyl when mixed with ARDEX E 25™ Resilient Emulsion. ARDEX GPS will provide a permanent, smooth, durable finish prior to the installation of residential and most commercial floor coverings. ARDEX GPS hardens quickly, is easy to apply, dries fast without shrinking, cracking or palling, and does not need to be sanded.


ARDEX EB 2™


Description:

A fast-setting screed cement for use with all types of flooring systems. Ideal for tile installations in high traffic environments.


ARDEX EP 2000™


Description:

​ARDEX EP 2000™ is a solvent-free, low viscosity, two-component, 100% solids epoxy resin primer formulated for use with ARDEX underlayments and toppings. It is especially suited to prime concrete and other structurally sound and solid substrates, including terrazzo, epoxy coatings and ceramic and quarry tile, prior to installing ARDEX products.


ARDEX P 82™


Description:

​ARDEX P 82™ is a high-strength, solvent-free primer that improves the adhesion of ARDEX products over smooth, non-absorbent substrates such as ceramic and other stone tiles, terrazzo, epoxy and metal decking. ARDEX P 82 is also used over wooden subfloors, including plywood and strip wood, as well as over cutback and other non-water-soluble adhesive residues.


ARDEX P 51™


Description:

​ARDEX P 51™ is a solvent-free primer that improves the adhesion of ARDEX products over standard absorbent dry concrete substrates, as well as over other substrates in specialized applications. ARDEX P 51 also can be used over wood with select products such as ARDEX GS-4™ and ARDEX Liquid Backerboard™. Non-porous substrates such as burnished concrete, terrazzo, quarry and ceramic tile, and epoxy coatings must be primed with ARDEX P 82™ Ultra Prime.


ARDEX E 25


Description:

The addition of ARDEX E 25 improves the modulus of elasticity and the cohesive and flexural strengths of ARDEX K 15® Premium Self-Leveling Underlayment and ARDEX K 500™ Self-Leveling Concrete Topping.


ARDEX K 15®


Description:

ARDEX K 15® is the original and the most specified self-leveler in North America.


ARDEX K 10™


Description:

ARDEX K 10 has a healing time of up to 25 minutes. Reactivate using a spiked roller.


ARDEX K 13™


Description:

ARDEX K 13™ is a premium self-leveling underlayment that is used to level and smooth interior concrete, terrazzo, ceramic and quarry tile, epoxy coating systems and non-water soluble adhesive residue on concrete prior to the installation of finished flooring - on, above or below grade. It also can be installed over concrete treated with certain curing compounds (see below). Pourable or pumpable when mixed with water, ARDEX K 13 seeks its own level and provides a durable, flat, smooth floor surface with minimum labor.


ARDEX V 1200™


Description:

ARDEX V 1200™ is the trusted leveler for big jobs on tight schedules.


ARDEX V 1000™


Description:

​ARDEX V 1000™ is a blend of Portland cements, other hydraulic cements and polymers that is used to level and smooth interior concrete and cementitious terrazzo prior to the installation of finished flooring – on, above or below grade. It also can be installed over concrete treated with certain curing compounds (see below). Pourable or pumpable when mixed with water, ARDEX V 1000 seeks its own level and provides a durable, flat, smooth floor surface with minimum labor.


ARDEX K 60™ ARDITEX


Description:

ARDEX K 60™ ARDITEX offers unmatched flexibility and adhesion.


ARDEX GS-4™


Description:

Self-Leveling Repair Underlayment for Distressed Gypsum and Wood Subfloors​


ARDEX K 22 F™


Description:

​ARDEX K 22 F™ High Flow, Fiber Reinforced, Self-Leveling Underlayment is a blend of high-strength gypsum, Portland cements and powdered polymers used to repair existing above-grade floors prior to the installation of new floor coverings. It is recommended for above-grade use over structurally sound concrete, gypsum, wood, well-bonded VCT, well-bonded patching, leveling or fill materials and properly prepared, non-water-soluble adhesive residue on concrete.


ARDEX LU 100™


Description:

ARDEX LU 100™ installs directly over well-bonded VCT, and existing patching, leveling or fill materials where complete removal is not an option.


ARDEX Tool Kit


Description:

​The ARDEX Tool Kit contains all of the standard mixing and installation equipment needed for ARDEX Self-Leveling Cements.


ARDEX ARDIPEG™


Description:

​An inexpensive, time-saving option for mapping elevation requirements when using ARDEX Self-Leveling Underlayments.


ARDEX DUSTFREE


Description:

When placed on an ARDEX T-10 Black Mixing Barrel and connected to a HEPA-filtered vacuum, the ARDEX DUSTFREE™ will help eliminate dust.


ARDEX SD-T®


Description:

​ARDEX SD-T® is a self-drying, self-leveling, no troweling topping for fast track resurfacing, smoothing or leveling of indoor concrete. ARDEX SD-T® hardens fast due to its unique self-drying formulation – it can be sealed in as little as 2 hours depending on the sealer type, and opened to traffic as soon as the sealer has fully dried. Use ARDEX SD-T to provide a hard, flat, smooth surface for warehouses, utility rooms and light manufacturing. ARDEX SD-T® can also be installed in areas such as retail stores, television studios and all interiors requiring such a surface.


ARDEX SD-M™


Description:

ARDEX SD-M™ is a self-drying, Portland cement-based, trowelable topping for fast track finishing or resurfacing of interior concrete and certain non-porous surfaces. Use ARDEX SD-M to provide a hard, flat, smooth surface for warehouses, utility rooms and light manufacturing. ARDEX SD-M can also be installed to create ARDEX DESIGNER FLOORS™ in areas such as retail, hospitality, lobbies, stores, and all interiors requiring such a surface. ARDEX SD-M can be installed at a minimum thickness of only 20 mils (0.020”), minimizing height transition issues, and can be sealed in as little as 2 hours.


ARDEX K 301™


Description:

​ARDEX K 301™ is a self-leveling Portland cement-based topping and underlayment for fast-track resurfacing and smoothing for exterior and interior applications over concrete, porous tile and certain non-porous surfaces when properly prepared – on, above or below grade. ARDEX K 301 can be sealed to create a concrete wear surface for commercial, light industrial and residential applications, including storage rooms, workshops, parking garages, parking decks, driveways, patios and plazas. It can also be used as an underlayment for finish flooring, as well as on permanently wet areas and under moisture remediation systems such as the ARDEX Moisture Control Systems. Installs from 1/4 to 3/4 in one application, and up to 2” with the addition of appropriate aggregate. Pourable or pumpable when mixed with water. Seeks its own level and produces a smooth, flat, hard surface. Hardens quickly and dries fast without shrinking, cracking or spalling.


ARDEX K 521


Description:

​ARDEX K 521™ is a pourable, polishable, self-leveling topping for fast-track resurfacing of indoor concrete. ARDEX K 521 can be installed from a minimum thickness of 3/8" (9 mm) up to a maximum thickness of 2" (5 cm). Use ARDEX K 521 to provide a polished, “aggregate-exposed” surface. Polishing can proceed in as little as 24 hours.


ARDEX K 520™


Description:

ARDEX K 520™ is a self-leveling, topping for fast-track resurfacing, smoothing or leveling of indoor concrete and certain non-porous surfaces. ARDEX K 520 can be installed up to 1" (25 mm) thick neat and up to 3" (7.5 cm) thick with the addition of appropriate aggregate.