Tile Adhesive

Choose the Right Tile Adhesive – The Top 3 Tile Glues

Choosing tiles is only one of the many steps involved in installing fresh new tiles. All too often, not enough thought is put into choosing the right tile adhesive. While there are dozens of different tile adhesives to choose from, just a handful of tile glues take up the majority of the market share. Below are the three most popular tile adhesives at TFO.

Davco Dustless Powder Mastic

Davco Dustless Powder Mastic is the most popular tile adhesive sold at TFO. This polymer modified cement based tile adhesive contains non slump properties which makes it perfect for installing wall tiles and large format tiles. Smooth trowelling and an extended adjustment time of thirty minutes makes it very easy to use. Its versatility makes Davco Dustless Powder Mastic the go-to product for virtually all types of tile installations including interior and exterior applications, wall and floor tiles, domestic and light commercial projects, flexible and rigid building substrates and it is good for many types of ceramic and natural stone tiles. The affordability of the product further ensures that this is the best seller at TFO.

Davco SMP Evo

Davco SMP Evo has been specifically designed for premium stone, marble and porcelain tiles. This product has an enhanced bonding strength as well as a non-shrink formula which makes it perfect even for large format natural stones. SMP Evo can be used in a variety of areas including interior and exterior, commercial and residential homes, walls and floors and even for swimming pools without requiring an additive. DAVCO SMP EVO is perfect for those who want extra peace of mind to ensure the best outcome for their tiling project.

Davco Tradeflex Two Part Tile Adhesive

Davco Tradeflex Two Part Tile Adhesive is the “top of the range” tile adhesive offered by Davco. This product has the best flexibility in the current market. It is perfect for use over a flexible substrate such as timber floorboards, plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting. The enhanced flexibility of the product absorbs vibration and reduces sound transmission. The product can be used for a wide variety of tiles including ceramic, porcelain, mosaic, terracotta and natural stone tiles. Davco’s Tradeflex Two Part Tile Adhesive is for those who need added flexibility for their tile installation.

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2 comments… add one
  • Graeme February 22, 2016, 1:29 pm

    Whats the best adhesive to use for attaching small tiles (150mm diameter and 100mm square)to a timber substrate and stay flexible ? and also withstand a little pot heat.I make a few kitchen and wall items as in a hobby situation.Thanks

    • The Guys at TFO February 24, 2016, 3:11 pm

      Hi, thank you for your inquiry. Novaflex is a great product for that. But the product must be glued to a fibre cement sheet and not directly on to timber.

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