Press Releases

  • A New Type of Baseboard for Tiled Floors

    2016/06/21 -  Baseboards are one of the finishing touches that help to complete any space. Choosing a baseboard that is attractive, durable and easy to install is particularly important in commercial settings.

  • New Waterproof Shower Components

    2016/06/06 -  Tile showers must be thoroughly waterproofed to provide reliable performance. But properly waterproofing a shower area takes time and for professional tile installers, time is money.

  • Schluter Brings Tile Setting to Skills Canada

    2016/06/01 - 

    Schluter®-Systems will be continuing its mandate to educate Canada’s future tile setters at the Skills Canada National Competition in Moncton, NB on June 6 and 7.

  • Sponsoring BK Racing’s David Ragan

    2016/04/28 - 

    Schluter®-Systems has announced that it will be the primary sponsor of David Ragan’s No. 23 Toyota Camry at Talladega Superspeedway. The race takes place this Sunday.

  • Profile Colors Match Today's Tile Trends

    2016/04/13 -  Schluter-Systems’ new series of TRENDLINE profiles features a whole new line of colors to go with the latest trends in tile. Today’s tile plays off the look of wood and concrete and comes in a myriad of greige and metallic colors. The TRENDLINE series of profiles provides the perfect match.

  • Warm Tiled Floors Up to 70% Faster over Concrete Substrates

    2016/03/28 -  Systems installed over concrete can be slow to respond because of the mass of typically cool concrete immediately below the heating cables. Schluter-DITRA-HEAT-TB is the first electric floor warming system with an integrated thermal break to overcome this challenge.

  • Schluter®-Systems Wins Three Awards for Most Preferred Products

    2016/02/11 - 

    Schluter®-Systems recently received three product awards from the 2015 Tile & Stone Installation Contractor CLEARReport: Most Preferred Brand of Waterproofing, Most Preferred Brand of Crack Isolation Products, and Most Preferred Brand of Electric Radiant Heat.

  • New Touchscreen Thermostat

    2016/02/04 - 

    Schluter®-Systems now offers a brand new touchscreen thermostat for its award-winning DITRA-HEAT electric floor warming system as well as a new non-programmable thermostat and a power module.

  • New Schluter Website

    2016/02/03 - 

    Schluter®-Systems has launched a completely new website that simplifies navigation and provides several interactive tools that make it much easier to design and specify tile projects.

  • 17 New Cable Length Options for DITRA-HEAT

    2015/06/01 -  There are now double the number of cable lengths available for the Schluter-Systems DITRA-HEAT floor warming system. The DITRA-HEAT system is unique because the heating cables are easily snapped into place on top of the uncoupling mat with no clips or fasteners.

  • New Trailer Reduces Emissions

    2014/08/01 -  A new tractor trailer designed to carry 50% more DITRA membrane is improving shipping productivity for Schluter-Systems and dramatically reducing CO2 emissions. The new trailer is being used to deliver Schluter’s DITRA uncoupling membrane from the factory to the Schluter warehouse, taking only two trips to deliver as much material as used to be delivered in three.

  • Faster, Thinner Floor Warming Installation

    2014/03/01 -  DITRA-HEAT Provides Floor Warming and Uncoupling in Single Layer. Ceramic and stone tiles are ideal surface coverings because they are durable, easy to maintain, and hygienic.

  • Werner Schlüter Awarded the Joe A. Tarver Award

    2013/05/01 - 

    The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) awarded Schluter®-Systems founder, Werner Schlüter with the Joe A. Tarver award for Lifetime Service to the Tile Industry.

  • Tileable covering support for KERDI-DRAIN

    2013/03/01 -  In response to the growing design preference for sleek, discreet drainage lines, Schluter-Systems has introduced a new tileable covering support to its Schluter-KERDI-DRAIN product line.

  • Prefabricated Shower Niche Improves Tile Installation

    2013/02/01 -  A shower niche is an ideal spot to keep shampoos and soaps in a tiled shower. But building a fully waterproof, properly sealed tiled shower niche can be a detailed and time consuming task. Schluter-Systems has developed four prefabricated and completely waterproof shower niches that are ready to tile.

  • Next Generation Bathroom

    2012/12/01 -  Schluter-Systems is changing the way tiled bathrooms are built. In attendance at various conferences, Schluter-Systems will be presenting the Next Generation Bathroom, focusing on new materials and construction methods that combine moisture management, accessibility, and design.

  • KERDI-LINE Drain

    2012/03/01 -  The new KERDI-LINE drain is an elegant low-profile alternative to traditional shower drains. This sleek and versatile linear drain is easy to install and offers an interesting array of design opportunities, including wheelchair-accessible showers.