Preventing Mold: Effective Moisture Management in Tiled Showers

Thursday, June 1, 2023 10:00am - 11:00am

Leaks and mold continue to pose serious problems for the construction industry. This seminar will compare traditional waterproofing systems with modern waterproofing technology to show how tiled showers have evolved. The fundamentals of both approaches, including proper design, execution, and function will be presented, with close attention paid to common errors, as well. The benefits of bonded waterproofing technology and how it has improved tiled showers will be stressed.




Don Corliss, Southwest Regional Manager, Schluter Systems

An industry professional for more than 30 years, with 16 years currently working for Schluter Systems. With 7 years prior to this role working in the company education department, conducting more than 300 innovation workshop seminars. Also a former territory manager with Schluter and currently the Regional Manager for sales in California and Hawaii.

Eddie Obymako, Commercial Manager for CA & HI, Schluter Systems

Eddie Obymako has been with Schluter Systems for 8 1/2 years. His first 5 years were spent as a Territory Manager in Southern California, Northern California & Hawaii. The last 3 years he has been performing the role of Commercial Manager for California & Hawaii working with large commercial tile contractors, general contractors, developers & architects helping to provide installation guidance, education & support for commercial projects.

Prior to Schluter, Eddie worked as a commercial rep for a large tile setting materials manufacturer for 8 years in Southern California in addition to having spent time as a tile installer. He has held his C54 contractor’s license in California for the last 14 years and is very knowledgeable in the technical aspects of tile installations and real-world installation challenges.

Eddie lives just outside of Sacramento with his wife and 3 young kids ages 11, 8 & 5.

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