Kent Companies delivers high-performance and cost-effective flooring solutions to a wide range of construction projects. We support architects and project managers on commercial, residential, institutional and renovation projects with our value-driven approach.
Product Selection: Kent performs a detailed needs analysis to meet your performance requirements from construction activity through project completion. We ensure optimal performance with strict quality control guidelines for the selection of raw materials, formulation and application techniques. Kent consistently delivers an ideal mix of strength, flowability, leveling, sound control and fire resistance.
Site Preparation: Ourcomprehensive approach to site preparation allows us to install your underlayment system quickly and efficiently. Our analysis includes the building environment, grading, design mix and subfloor conditions. Our goal is to minimize application time and to work on a non-interruptive basis.
Expert Applicators: Kent is a leader in Portland and Gypsum underlayments. Our Application Specialists are manufacturer-trained and fully committed to project excellence. We’ve poured over 50 million square feet of flooring underlayments.
Kent is a nationally recognized Dealer of the Maxxon products with over 25 years of experience in pouring “Gyp-Crete” Gypsum Underlayments in both new construction and the renovation markets.
Kent offers a full line of gypsum-based Gyp-Crete Underlayments to meet any application and design specifications. Kent offers underlayment strengths ranging from 1500 psi to 4500 psi depending on the project requirements.
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Sound Control Mats
Single Family Residences
Hotel and Lodging
Kent Underlayment Specialties is committed to the building and renovation of safe, healthy and sustainable indoor environments. Kent installs Maxxon Gypsum and Portland-based underlayment products that are certified by the GreenGuard Environmental Institute. Maxxon Corporation is the recognized leader in underlayment products with over 3.5 billion square feet of underlayments poured.
The GreenGuard Environmental Institute protects human health and improves quality of life by certifying products and materials for low chemical emissions. GreenGuard is an ISO-IEC Guide 65:1996 accredited third-party organization that serves as an industry resource for the selection of healthy products and materials for indoor environments.
Maxxon products are GreenGuard Children and School Certified
Kent Underlayment Specialties uses Maxxon products because they meet the most stringent product emission criteria in the industry. Maxxon products are Greenguard SelectTM certified, which contributes toward earning points for LEED project certification. The GreenGuard Select Certification Program tests products for eco-friendly use in commercial, education, healthcare and home environments.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating systems measure the design and construction of green building solutions, which may qualify your project for local and regional economic incentives.
Kent Companies achieves optimal sound control for building residents and patrons by combining floor underlayments with the installation of sound control mats.
Kent installs Maxxon Sound Mats, which are LEED-compliant and GreenGuard certified. With more than 200 million square feet installed across the industry, Maxxon Sound Mats have over 100 UL Fire Rated Designs and more than 900 documented sound tests.
Acousti-Mat mitigates and transfers "airborne" and "impact" sounds in nearly every floor assembly. This innovative technology allows for cost-effective and high-performance construction in multi-family and lodging applications.
Kent also installs Maxxon's portland-based self-leveling and wear surface products. With strengths ranging from 3,000 psi to 7,200 psi, these products provide a level surface in any application, from concrete resurfacing to rehabilitation of existing structures. Portland-based products deliver strength and finish characteristics that allow them to serve as a final, wearable surface.