Press Release: Merkrete Offers a New Patching Solution for Surface Preparation

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Merkrete Offers a New Patching Solution for Surface Preparation

Merkrete ProPatch XF Patching Compound Solution


Anaheim, CA — April 05, 2016 - Merkrete, a Parex USA, Inc. brand, announced the launch of ProPatch XF, a high performing patching compound solution. The addition of ProPatch XF further expands upon Merkrete's full range of solutions for the tile and stone installation market.


Merkrete Pro Patch XF is a fast setting Portland cement based skim coating compound for leveling embossed floors and for finishing and smoothing most interior subfloors. ProPatch XF is specifically formulated to smooth and finish substrates prior to the installation of vinyl sheet goods, vinyl composition tile (VCT), wood floors, carpet and glued-down installations. It is also ideal for ceramic tile and stone tiles.


Advantages include:

  • Ideal for patching and leveling from featheredge to 1/4"
  • Fast Setting
  • Smooth finish
  • Ideal for vinyl (VCT), carpet, glued-down floor coverings, ceramic tile and stone tiles
  • Embossed floor leveler
  • Compatible bond with most floor covering adhesives (except for solvent adhesives)


"With new housing starts on the rise and the increase of wood and vinyl products, subfloor preparation will demand new and innovative materials," said Tom Carroll, Senior Product Manager of Merkrete. "ProPatch XF was designed to meet the demands of flooring professionals."


About Merkrete
For over forty years, Merkrete has been dedicated to providing architects, contractors and building owners with the most uniquely diversified and innovative product line in the industry. Merkrete has successfully supplied the building industry with over one billion square feet of tile and stone installation systems backed by our extended warranty programs. From surface preparation and waterproofing, to a complete line of tile installation systems, Merkrete makes it all possible. Merkrete is a member of the Parex USA suite of brands. For more information, please visit



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