• Las Vegas Installations in TileLetter, Coverings 2011

    For the first time in many years, Coverings has returned to Las Vegas. The Las Vegas of today is light-years ahead of the old Las Vegas. "Old school" casinos and resorts have been replaced by sleek, international destination resorts. Sophisticated consumers demand more from their accommodations, and Las Vegas hotel and casino owners have been striving to ensure their cutting edge designs withstand the legions of guests who push the hospitality envelope to extremes. Noble Company products are an integral part of this new generation of tile and stone designs in Las Vegas.

    Guest rooms…

  • Noble Company Receives Preferred Brand Award

    Grand Haven, MI – NobleSeal SIS was honored with the tile industry's Preferred Brand award for Sound Reduction Membranes. The award was based on survey data of tile and stone contractors nationwide. NobleSeal SIS, manufactured by Noble Company, was the brand most preferred by contractors. The award was presented by Clear Seas Research in conjunction with the NTCA and Tile Magazine, during the Surfaces trade show in Las Vegas.

  • FireFighter® Freeze Protection Fluids

    Noble Company produces FireFighter Freeze Protection Fluids to protect wet fire sprinkler systems.  FireFighter is available in ready-to-use or concentrated formulations, and it is packaged in convenient five-gallon pails, 55-gallon drums, totes and tank trucks.  Custom blends and packaging are available.  

    Firefighter is available in Propylene Glycol (PG) and Glycerin (GL) formulations.  FireFighter GL is the only approved antifreeze for BlazeMaster® CPVC fire sprinkler pipe.  FireFighter PG is suitable for most other types of wet systems.

    FireFighter® is a Registered Trademark of…

  • Thin-Bed Drain

    Noble Company has introduced the “Thin-Bed Drain.”  Noble Company’s new drain is not the only drain designed for top mounted applications. However, it is the only one with a clamping collar to ensure a watertight connection between a NobleSeal® sheet membrane and the drain. The clamping collar and drain flange are made from durable stainless steel.  

    Thin-Bed Drains are ideal for barrier free applications because of their extremely low profile. Water flows into the top of the drain, and there is no need for weep holes. Available with square or round strainers in 3 finishes (brushed…

  • Linear Drains for Custom Showers

    Linear Drains for Custom Showers

    by Justin Fink

    Fine Homebuilding, Fall/Winter 2012


    There are no two ways about it: A site-built shower is one of the best parts of a custom bathroom. By shedding the constraints of a factory-made tub or shower unit, you expand design options. You can get creative with the shower’s size, layout, and door location, and you can include features such as niches and benches. Custom showers have always been held back, though, by the four-way fall required with a traditional, centrally located drain. Linear drains offer several design options that were…

  • Working with Self-Leveling Underlayments: JLC - April 2011

    Installation article by Rob Zschoche, a tile setter and licensed remodeling contractor in Chantilly, Virginia.

  • Barrier Free Showers Requirements and Applications in “Accessible Showers”

    By Richard Maurer Noble Company 14 January 2011

    Barrier free showers are growing increasingly popular in the hospitality industry. Growth in demand can be related to the appearance created with barrier free construction as well as benefits in functionality. Barrier free implies that there is no curb or obstruction to entering a shower. A shower without a curb can provide a European style, contemporary look and improve accessibility. In addition, people with physical impairments may require a barrier free entrance. As baby boomers age, that need is likely to increase.

    This article…

  • FreeStyle Linear Drain™ wins 2010 Top Product Award

    Noble Company's FreeStyle Linear Drain is featured as one of PM Engineer's 2010 Products of the Year.

  • FreeStyle Linear Drains™ featured in Floor Trends

    Floor Trends magazine features Noble Company's FreeStyle Linear Drains in the June 2010 New Products Guide.

  • FreeStyle Linear Drain™ wins “Hottest New Product” award

    Noble Company’s FreeStyle Linear Drain™ was named Coverings Select’s “Hottest New Product” at Coverings 2010. Coverings Select honors new products in the tile and stone industry.  Teams of industry leaders selected winners after evaluating all candidates. The FreeStyle Linear Drain was selected for the Installation Material Systems category.    

    The linear drain adds substantially to creativity in shower design. A single slope allows for the use of large profile tile making the drains ideal for contemporary, barrier free designs and wheelchair accessible showers.  

    FreeStyle Linear…