Surface Preparation Products

Properly preparing your surface is the most important part of any tile and stone installation. Surface Art offers may products to meet the need of almost any job.

Laticrete Products

Hydro Ban XP

HYDRO BAN XP is a thin, load bearing waterproofing/crack isolation membrane with extreme performance. HYDRO BAN XP is specific designed to handle a wide variety of environmental/substrate conditions, such as substrate temperatures as low as 35°F (2° C) and also be used in steam showers and steam rooms. HYDRO BAN XP does not require the use of fabric in the field, coves or corners. HYDRO BAN XP is a single component self-curing liquid rubber polymer that forms a flexible, seamless waterproofing membrane. HYDRO BAN XP bonds directly to a wide variety of substrates. It features a lighter color for enhanced visibility and easier lay-out

Equipped with Microban® Protection


  • Curing temperature range ≥ 35°F or higher allows it to cure in a variety of different environmental conditions and substrate temperatures
  • ASTM E96 Rated for steam showers and steam rooms
  • Meets or exceeds ANSI A118.10, the most widely accepted waterproofing standard    
  • Meets or exceeds ANSI A118.12, providing 1/8″ (3.175 mm) anti-fracture protection (no fabric required)
  • 2 Hours to flood test so you can expedite the installation process 
  • Extra heavy Robinson Rating for a durable, long lasting install

Buying Options

  • 5 gallon bucket
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