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United States Gypsum Company

Winner in: 2005

USG’s Durock Tile Membrane has re-imagined what is possible in floor construction, taking a simple idea a – thinner layer of protection – and dramatically expanding upon industry capabilities, demonstrating a truly unique approach in an industry lacking innovation. The Durock Tile Membrane from United States Gypsum Company has defined entirely new capabilities in the flooring industry. The product prevents water from reaching vulnerable wood subfloors with a certainty and a thinness of design that has never before been possible. This cement-based, waterproof product is used under ceramic tile and natural stone, and bonds securely with tiles, keeping them in place and preventing them from cracking. The membrane offers unique flexibility and can even be installed by do-it-yourselfers. It’s foolproof floor protection combined with ultimate convenience.