Readers last week were most interested in HGTV’s incorporation of MAPEI products in one of its shows (MAPEI Products Featured on HGTV’s “Bargain Mansions” Design Show): “Popular HGTV series ‘Bargain Mansions,’ starring home renovator Tamara Day, recently featured MAPEI tile and stone products in several episodes of the show’s third season. Day, a Kansas City native and mother of four, restores large homes during the show and takes them into the 21st century with trendy styles and modern designs.

“In several episodes, MAPEI Ultralite™ mortar, Mapesil™ T silicone caulk, and a variety of Ultracolor® Plus FA grouts were used to install a host of tile designs. Each episode also prominently featured Daltile® tile collections, including quartz countertops, glass, natural stone mosaics, and marble installed with the MAPEI mortars, grouts, and sealants.

“In the episode entitled ‘Pump Up the Basement,’ installers updated and brightened a dark kitchen and transformed a basement into a family game room, with Revalia™ in metallic gray 3 x 4 structural mosaic as the focal point. The episode ‘Classic Meets Modern Farm’ featured the team renovating a neoclassical Colonial. The team updated the kitchen, parlor, and breakfast nook and converted a 1,200-sq-ft (111 sq m), unfinished attic into a master suite. And in ‘From Old to Bold,’ MAPEI products were used throughout the house to set Daltile’s Lavaliere™ collection’s tiles featuring mirror, metal, and glass accents.”

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Top 5 News that Sticks for July 12-18

  1. MAPEI Products Featured on HGTV’s “Bargain Mansions” Design Show
  2. Royal Adhesives & Sealants Earns Spot in Boeing Premier Bidder Program
  3. Meridian Adhesives Group Acquires E-Chem
  4. Sumitomo Bakelite to Invest in New Manufacturing Line to Produce Epoxy Encapsulation Materials for Automotive
  5. AkzoNobel Targets Supplier Collaborations through Paint the Future Program

This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants, and coatings-related news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week on our website, as well as our eNewsletters and social media platforms.