CAS provides all types of flooring finishes; however, the best application to install on top of waterproofing is cement overlay.
Cement overlay can be applied from 1/16" or 1/8" to 4" with just one application.
This amazing material solves many water problems, giving us the ability to take care of challenging slopping floors.
Strong, durable, and flexible cement overlay requires no demolition (in some cases). That means significant savings for an outstanding product. The cement is mixed with additives, raising the strength to over 6,000 PSI.
Differences and advantages of overlay compared to outdoor tile flooring:
* The cement overlay material bonds to the waterproofing layers, which doesn't let any water to seep through. Another significant advantage is the ability to create endless designs and colors. The process is handmade on-site, so your project will have a unique appearance.
* Tile, on the other hand, allows water between the grout lines, which end up between the membrane and the tile, creating a bond breaker. When that happens, the tile will have a hollow sound, and in some cases, it will pop.
* Another obstacle many contractors face with tile installation is that a thin-set cement is required to bond the tile to the floor. This is often a minimum of a 3/4 inch, which in some cases, is not feasible due to height beside the door threshold (the floor can't reach more than 1/2" below the top of the threshold, otherwise,
Need more convincing? Before you invest your time and money, outweigh the pros and cons:
Not susceptible to moisture damage
Difficult to correct mistakes
Amplifies sound (compared to carpet)
In conclusion, despite its precision, its long-lasting and easy to maintain style means that concrete overlays are really worth the investment, livening up your floors and walls.
Make the right investment and hire CAS for your concrete overlay installation.