Friday, September 20, 2019

TILES

Geometric Tiling Formats

Tiling topography: Thinking beyond squares and rectangles. By Marcus Bentley Managing Director Solus Ceramics. While there will always be...

Sophisticated Surface Solutions

Large format porcelain offers unrivalled project potential. By Nicola Tresadern UK Marketing Manager Porcelanosa Group Ltd. With more than...

Authentic Encaustic Tiles

Specifying encaustic floor tiles for new build and restoration projects. By Adrian Blundell Production Director Craven Dunnill Jackfield. Craven...

Swimming pool tiling

New Bremnes Ungdomsskule pool delivers a complete tile concept using Rako's Object collection. By Ann Simms, Annagram for...

Surface Solutions

Lightweight porcelain slabs: A quiet revolution in surface specification. By Colin Stanyard Group Technical Manager Domus Group. Over the...

Tiling in Three Dimensions

Surface relief: 3D tiles and upcoming design trends. It is not difficult to understand the attraction of three-dimensional...

External Tiling

Outdoor tiling: the limitless external applications of 20mm porcelain tiles. By David Kong Director Domus Group. The latest innovations...

Reinventing Ceramics

Sourcing and using decorative and reproduction tiles. Craven Dunnill Jackfield produces the finest quality ceramic wall and floor...

ADHESIVES AND GROUTS

Advanced adhesives

Next generation fixing solutions: How gel technology adhesives offer ease of specification. By Gareth Lewis Technical and Specification Manager Kerakoll UK. Kerakoll’s Biogel, the recipient of...

Lightweight Adhesives

Tomorrow’s tiling adhesives are available today. By Jason Brunt Ceramic Product Manager Mapei UK. Why do we need light weight adhesives? The simple answer is we...

Choosing grout by style, trend & functionality

50 Shades: The art of specifying coloured grouts. By Steve Ball Commercial Director Laticrete UK. While it was reported in a similar article in last year’s...

Tiling to Anhydrite Screeds

Specifying system solutions for tiling on to anhydrite screeds. By Mandy Searle Head of Technical Services Norcros Adhesives. Mandy Searle outlines the main technical issues which...

FLOORING ADHESIVES

Wood floor adhesives

Development of high performance wood flooring adhesives. By Alec Stacey Technical manager Bona. WOOD floor adhesives: a history Wood flooring has been present in buildings for hundreds...

TILING SYSTEMS

Substrate Solutions

Specifying for fast track projects. By Gareth Lewis Technical and Specification Manager Kerakoll UK. Every specifier will have projects that need speeding up, either because of...

Wetrooms

A single-source solution helps wetrooms to go the distance. By Carl Stokes Head of Marketing Schluter Systems Ltd. There are so many elements to consider in...

Backerboards

The perfect finish requires perfect preparation. By Carl Stokes Head of Marketing Schlüter-Systems Ltd. The desire for the perfect finish is universal, but this can only...

Entrance Matting

Entrance matting: Specifying an effective first line of defence. By Michael Gadney Sales Director Genesis Global Systems Limited. Genesis Entrance Mattings are extremely versatile products that...

Underfloor heating

Understanding modern underfloor heating technologies. By Carl Stokes Head of Marketing Schlüter-Systems Ltd. The increasing focus on a low-carbon future and improved energy efficiency is leading...

FAÇADES

Ventilated Ceramic Façades

Supreme surfaces: Specifying and installing mechanically-fixed ventilated ceramic façades. By Werner Ziegelmeier Agrob Buchtal. One of the key features...

MAINTENANCE

Care & Maintenance

Stone, ceramic and porcelain care: The benefits of specifying a bespoke solution. By Lisa Breakspear Sales & Technical Director FILA UK. Stone, porcelain and ceramic are...

SUSTAINABILITY

Sustainability

The development of eco-sensitive tiling adhesives and grouts. By Jason Brunt Ceramic Product Manager Mapei UK. At Mapei we...

Environmental Assessment

Go thin or go home…or should we? By Pete Brown Director Bedrock Tiles Bigger, thinner, cheaper, and faster seem...

DISTRIBUTION

Distribution dynamics

Perfect partners: Selecting a specialist ceramic tile distribution partner. By Stephen Baker Sales & Marketing Director Solus Ceramics. The...

SAFETY

Determining Slip Resistance

Slip Resistance: Test methods and surface finishes. By Rebecca Norman Marketing Manager BluePrint Ceramics. BluePrint Ceramics prides itself in...