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Underlayments &
Gypsum Cement

Gypsum Underlayments

Gypsum floors are a modern improvement on traditional concrete underlayments and the dominant choice in multifamily and commercial construction projects. The compressive strength and “flowability” of the product add to its self-leveling properties which reduce application time and costs.

As a leader in self-leveling underlayment installation, Durex Coverings has achieved “certified contractor” status on various underlayment products by installing hundreds of truckloads of these products throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.  With our quality products and outstanding customer service, we will make your self-leveling underlayment installation an excellent experience.  

Typical uses of Gypsum based underlayments include:

  • Multi-Family Housing
  • Industrial & Commercial Renovation Projects
  • Hotels

Self-Leveling Underlayments

Self-leveling underlayments are poured over distressed concrete to improve surface imperfections and provide a solid base for overlaying flooring systems.  Cement underlayments will provide a better substrate for your project by providing a flat and smooth working surface. 

Cement underlayments are successfully used underneath hard-finished floor systems like vinyl or ceramic tile and withstand years of traffic. In a manufacturing environment, they are ideal for forklifts and other vehicles that carry heavy loads. By improving the overall quality and flatness of the substrate, self-leveling underlayments enhance the final product

Typical strengths of self-leveling underlayment range from 4,500 to 6,500 PSI, so you’ll be assured that the floor will withstand heavy-duty abuse.

Typical uses of cement toppings include:

  • Commercial Renovation
  • Warehouse Renovations
  • Institutional Renovation

Durex partners with underlayment manufacturers to provide our customers with the best possible solution to a substrate problem. Our field staff and project managers are factory-trained and approved applicators of the following brands:

  • Ardex
  • Maxxon
  • Mapei
  • Laticrete
  • USG

For more information about our products and services, complete our online contact form, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. To speak with someone directly, you can call one of our office locations.

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