Matt was approached by BuildingCraft Construction, for a unique deck tile project.
It was for the old veterans hospital in the "Avenues" of downtown Salt Lake City - an older very distinguished neighborhood.
The owner was turning one of the main buildings into condo's and adding a couple of decks.
They had to compliment the buildings design yet allow the residents to relax and enjoy the incredible views of both the surrounding mountains and the city below.
Tile is great in the outdoors except when it has to go on a
waterproof wood deck. There have been numerous problems and failures as a
result of the harsh Utah climate and temperature variations.
Tiledek was developed by Duradek. They developed a roofing membrane with a fabric that creates an excellent bond with thinset.
It is this bond that has proven superior to past products especially during the freeze thaw periods.
Another benefit is that since the material is a true roofing
product, tiles can be replaced without compromising your waterproof