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  • Surface Preparation News
    Wythenshawe Hospital UZIN Flooring Systems

    Uzin flooring systems rise to the challenge at Wythenshawe Hospital

    By adopting a UZIN flooring system over 2000 square metres of flooring was renovated without having to close down the Starlight Children’s Ward within Wythenshawe Hospital. The challenge: Wythenshawe Hospital provides hospital services and community services across South Manchester and beyond. The Starlight Children’s Unit at the hospital provides care for children aged 0-16 needing a hospital stay for medical treatment or surgery. However the floor at the Starlight Children’s Ward was in need of…

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  • Tiles - Stone - Ceramic News
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    A Robin with a Royal Twist – BAL

    BAL – market-leaders in full tiling solutions – have supported award-winning mosaic artist Julie Vernon by donating the adhesives and grout to create a stunning robin sculpture for Hoodwinked 2018. “Royal Robin Redbreast” is one 33 statues – each with its own unique design – which will feature around Nottingham from July to September as part of the Robin Hood-themed art trail. The project has been organised by Nottingham City Council in partnership with Wild…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Rapid Flooring renovation at flood damaged school from Uzin

    A UZIN system was used to install a new floor at St Bede’s School in Cambridge after the dining room was damaged by a leaking pipe over the weekend. The flooring contractor, Superior Finish Contracts Ltd was asked at short notice to remove the existing wood block flooring and install the new luxury vinyl tiles. This was especially challenging as the project had to be completed during the half term break and made available for…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Superior Finish Contracts and Uzin accomplish a quality flooring finish.

    UZIN products were used to install a variety of floor coverings at a new Cross Keys Homes premises in Peterborough. The shop and information hub will assist people looking to learn more about the care and support services CKH provide to Peterborough residents as well as upcoming training opportunities, and self-service options for existing residents. The client required a mixture of flooring to be installed, all of which needed to be flat, level and flush…

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  • Adhesives News
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    BAL Floor Tiling products create stunning granite flooring shopping centre refurbishment

    BAL floor tiling products have played a significant role in a major refurbishment scheme of Rugby Central Shopping Centre. BAL Case Study Project Name: Rugby Central Shopping Centre Location: Rugby, Warwickshire Description: Installation of new granite flooring as part of shopping centre refurbishment BAL Products Used Preparation: BAL Prime APD Levelling: BAL Level-Max Adhesives: BAL Rapid Flex One Grout: BAL Micromax2 Other: BAL Micromax Sealant Tiles Despina & Prospero 600x600mm and 200x600mm granite Project Partners…

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  • Underlay News
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    New Duralay Underlays for Luxury Vinyl Tiles create the perfect installation

    With sales of luxury vinyl flooring (LVT) increasing, Interfloor has used its considerable experience and knowledge to develop a specialist collection of Duralay underlays and adhesives designed to make floors even more comfortable underfoot and to ensure the tiles look good for longer. Interfloor’s new LVT underlays are quick to fit, easy to work with and help to reduce the risk of damage to flooring due to uneven sub-floors. Duralay LVT Multi-Fit Underlay can be…

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  • Adhesives News
    UZIN-KE-49-HT-Floor-Adhesive

    UZIN launch new high temperature or pressure sensitive flooring adhesive UZIN KE 49 HT

    UZIN KE 49 HT – For quick, easy and reliable LVT or vinyl installations then UZIN KE 49 HT offers perfect results. This new floor adhesive gives flooring contractors’ flexibility when working. The hybrid application enables it to be used either as a pressure sensitive adhesive or as a high-temperature adhesive in areas where coverings are exposed to extreme temperatures (only when a wet/semi-dry method is used to install the floor covering). It is fitter friendly,…

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  • Vinyl Lino Rubber News
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    Forbo new Modul’up Vinyl Flooring: No Adhesive Needed

    Forbo Flooring Systems has launched a brand new adhesive free sheet vinyl product category into its flooring portfolio – Modul’up Vinyl Flooring. Requiring no adhesive, tackifier or double-sided tape, Modul’up saves on the cost and time of installation, meaning contractors can complete more jobs, quicker. With greater flexibility, excellent dimensional stability and quick and easy removal for replacement – not to mention an unrivalled choice of colour and design – Modul’up offers contractors a truly…

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  • Adhesives News
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    The Uzin flooring App for perfect floors.

    UZIN have a FREE flooring App for smart phones and tablets, which is designed to help you with advice and guidance regarding flooring specifications. It now includes the UZIN recommended adhesive guide where you can find adhesive recommendations for a variety of floor coverings from leading manufacturers. The UZIN Floor Navigator can help you specify the right UZIN products to use for your flooring projects. Simply select the type of subfloor and type of floor…

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  • Seals and Finishes News
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    Bona inspires with new concepts in floor styling and trends

    The renowned Swedish company Bona is setting the trend in floor styling with ”Bona Inspiration”, a unique concept in designing fashionable floor styles. In collaboration with the internationally recognized trend analyst Cay Bond, their sight is now set on the floor as a crucial design detail. Interior design and home decoration has long been influenced and inspired by trends, but floor renovation has been lagging one step behind. Bona wants to change that, and in…

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  • Tiles - Stone - Ceramic News
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    BAL TILING CASE STUDY – Kirklees Estate Gatehouse

    BAL tiling case study Project Name: Grade I listed 16th century gatehouse Location: Kirklees Estate, Calderdale, Yorkshire Description: Complete renovation of historic gatehouse on the Kirklees Estate, home to the “grave” of Robin Hood BAL products used: PREPARATION: BAL Board, BAL Prime APD LEVELLING: BAL Level-Max WATERPROOFING: BAL Tank-it ADHESIVES: BAL Rapid Flex One, BAL Single Part Flexible GROUT: BAL Micromax2 White OTHER: BAL Micromax Sealant  Tiles:  Modena 800x800mm marble-effect porcelain Project Partners TILING: CJ Ceramics…

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  • Adhesives News
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    New UltraFloor Grip & Grab IT multi-purpose adhesive from UltraFloor

    UltraFloor have enhanced their range of subfloor preparation materials by introducing Grip & Grab IT multi-purpose adhesive. Available in a 290ml tube, Grip & Grab IT is an MS-polymer based adhesive designed for a variety of applications including fixing gripper rods and trims and securing skirting boards and stair nosing. Grip & Grab IT is quick to apply, adheres to porous and non-porous surfaces instantly and boasts high strength, giving you confidence that projects can…

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  • Adhesives News
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    BowWoW BAL – tiling company supports London design and art project

    BAL have teamed up with international mosaic artist Natalie Guy for art and design charity fundraising project BowWow Haus London 2018. BowWow Haus London is a fundraising and creative collaboration between pet charity Blue Cross, American not-for-profit organisation Outdoor Arts Foundation and photographer Drew Gardener. A network of architects, designers and artists – including Natalie – are creating bespoke dog kennels to be displayed throughout London for the first ever auction of artistic dog kennels…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Uzin Flooring Systems installed at Silverstone University Technical College

    Silverstone University Technical College is right in the heart of one of the world’s most famous motor racing circuits. This stunning new facility is a centre of excellence for pupils to study and the client required a first class finish to match the aspirations of the project. The flooring contractor, CD Flooring Installations Limited turned to UZIN because minimising risk was essential on such a prestigious project which involved installing several different types of floor…

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  • Adhesives News
    BAL tile adhesives and grouts used on DIY SOS

    BAL and the Ceramic Tiles Ltd Group join forces for BBC DIY SOS: The Big Build

    BAL has joined forces with Tile & Stone Gallery part of the Ceramic Tiles Ltd Group based in Ipswich to provide tiles, adhesives and grout to help BBC DIY SOS improve the home of Simon Dobbin – who was left with brain damage after an unprovoked attack by football thugs. In March 2015, Simon was set upon by a group of 25 men after watching his team Cambridge United play away at Southend United in…

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  • Adhesives News
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    GEKKO – Improving Flooring Adhesive Systems and Productivity – Safely

    Gekko Industries offer innovative flooring adhesive systems which enable the industry to improve productivity, safely. These adhesive solutions meet and overcome the challenges faced by businesses as budgets are squeezed, legislation is tightened, and limited resources are high on the agenda. The Gekko G1 and G2 Flooring Adhesive Gun systems are a great example. These innovations will revolutionize the wood flooring and wall cladding industries. They cut jobbing time, limit potential work hazards – by…

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  • Adhesives News
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    What is the safest and easiest method to install Skirting, Capping and Coving?

    UZIN understands not only the time restraints installers sometimes find themselves up against but the health & safety risks they can also be exposed to when doing such jobs as installing skirting, capping & coving. The majority of the trade currently still use solvent based adhesives. This is understandable because the adhesives perform well providing a quick and secure bond. However, due to the ever-changing health and safety rules and more call for certified environmentally…

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  • Tiles - Stone - Ceramic News
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    BAL launches new revised RIBA-approved CPDs

    BAL –the market-leaders in full tiling solutions, have launched three new revised RIBA-approved tiling CPDs. The CPDs, entitled “Floor Tiling Solutions for the Modern Build”, “Tiling Solutions for Heavily Trafficked Areas” and “Tiling Solutions for Leisure Centres”, have been re-launched with up-to-date technical information to better reflect the changes in British Standards and building and construction trends. Floor Tiling Solutions for the Modern Build aims to assist in the design process for successful specification and…

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  • Adhesives News
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    F Ball Styccobond F49 flooring adhesive just got even better

    F. Ball has extended the use of its revolutionary Styccobond F49 Hybrid PS adhesive to the installation of skirting, coving and capping, while introducing a smaller, innovative packaging solution to deliver added convenience and minimise waste. Following extensive testing, the temperature tolerant, pressure sensitive adhesive has now been approved for use with flooring accessories typically applied to vertical surfaces, such as skirting, coving and capping, offering an alternative to traditional contact adhesives. The packaging for…

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  • Adhesives News
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    BAL strengthens sales and support team with two new faces

    BAL have appointed Simon Harding and Geoff Cavell to its sales team. Simon joins BAL as Area Sales Manager (ASM) for the East Anglia and the Home Counties. Based in Colchester, Simon will work with BAL distributors and other customers to develop the BAL product range and provide a first port of call. With an extensive career in the tiling industry, Simon has worked for companies including Solus Ceramics, Ceramic Tile Distributors (CTD) and Colchester…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Uzin Utz UK appoints new Managing Director

    Jens Schimmel appointed new Managing Director of Uzin Utz UK Ltd. There has been an organisational change in the management of Uzin Utz UK Ltd. From 1st January 2018, Mr. Jens Schimmel has been appointed as Managing Director of Uzin Utz UK Ltd. Over recent years, Mr. Schimmel has taken managerial responsibilities in several countries across Europe and is the Area Director of the Uzin Utz Group for Northern Europe. Mr. Schimmel will continue the…

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  • Industrial Machinery News
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    Removing floor coverings with Wolff Strippers

    Selecting the type of floor stripping machine In principle, removing a floor covering is a rather simple job. However, whether this job actually proves to be simple in practice depends on selecting the proper machine for one part and rather essentially the proper tool for the other. The question as to the “proper machine” is answered frequently by dipping into the wallet or currently available budget. However, you will be well advised to make your…

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  • Underlay News
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    Interfloor’s One-Stop-Shop for Flooring Accessories at Domotex 2018

    Europe’s largest manufacturer of flooring accessories, Interfloor is attending Domotex to showcase its British-manufactured underlays which cover a broad range of requirements and meet the demands of both the residential and contract markets. From airports to mosques and churches, hotels, casinos, new build housing, maritime vessels, cruise liners, universities and schools, theatres and cinemas, and stadium complexes; Interfloor has supplied underlay with outstanding commercial performance. Interfloor’s trusted brands include Tredaire, Duralay, Gripperrods and Stikatak. The underlay…

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  • Screeds News
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    Bostik receives top marks for flooring at the University of Huddersfield

      Titan Flooring was the main flooring contractor for the £27.5m development, which includes the new six-storey Oastler building that will house the University’s Law School and part of the School of Music, Humanities and Media. The building has a range of environmental features which have helped it achieve BREEAM Excellent status. A number of products from Bostik’s range were selected to ensure a superior floor finish across the Oastler building. These included the Screedmaster…

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  • Adhesives News
    Coin Floor Gradus Adhesive

    2ps in a pod! – Father and son duo use Gradus Grip to make floor out of coppers.

    Dominic Lowe and son, Jon, are using 2p coins to tile their garage floor and have chosen ultra-strong Gradus Grip to secure them in place. The duo will lay a total of 33,700 coins, worth £674, to create the bespoke 5m x 5m floor at Dominic’s home in Somerset. Dominic Lowe said: “I’m just a DIYer but I have a friend who is a flooring expert so I consulted him before starting the project. He…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Full on performance with new BAL Rapid-Flex One – rapid on the straights, smooth on the bends

    New from BAL, Rapid-Flex One is a high-performance S1 tile adhesive that provides fixers with superior qualities to get the job done on time and on budget. Fast, strong and flexible, BAL Rapid-Flex One is an ultimate all-round adhesive with extended 30 minutes open time and 60 minutes working time – giving fixers speed but crucially all the control – and is still ready to grout in just 3 hours! Formulated with FST for enhanced…

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  • Industrial News
    Instrarmac acquire Aztec

    Instarmac are proud to announce the acquisition of Aztec Aerosols

    Instarmac Group plc is a privately owned company established in 1977 whose primary activity is manufacturing. It has developed an excellent reputation for innovation, exceptional levels of customer support, manufacturing skills and people development. Operating within the construction and building market place the company produces products for the highway maintenance, tiling, commercial flooring, urban regeneration and internal finishing markets. Materials are manufactured at the company’s industry leading facility based near to Tamworth in the Midlands.…

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  • Surface Preparation News
    UltraFloor-Next-Shop story

    UltraFloor know speed is key when working in fashion

    New Next stores in Cardiff and Tamworth have opened to the public with tiled floor installations completed using a leveller, primer and tile adhesive from the Instarmac ranges. Experienced contractor, LGM Flooring secured both jobs during the end of 2016 and worked on the large stores for several weeks before handing them over. At the Cardiff store the substrate was plywood which was primed with UltraFloor Prime IT Multi-surface Primer prior to levelling with Level…

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  • Tiles - Stone - Ceramic News
    BAL-Rugby Promotion

    The Ultimate Defensive Line-Up with BAL Tiling Solutions

    BAL tiling solutions have expanded their portfolio with two new preparation products to provide fixers, contractors and specifiers with strong and protected backgrounds for fail-safe tiling. For the first time, BAL has introduced a new lightweight tile backer board for all internal environments. BAL Board is a moisture and water-resistant alternative to plasterboard and timber and helps tilers tackle problem walls and floors when fixing tiles. Easy to cut and install, it provides a solid base…

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  • Mapei proud to sponsor FITA in 2017

    The non-profit making organisation provides an important investment into the flooring industry, continually developing training courses whilst promoting up to date installation information and assistance to flooring professionals. Mapei recognise the importance of passing on skills and best practice through training and demonstrations to the next generation of floor layers. Mapei’s Resilient Product Manager, John Monaghan, commented “The courses FITA offer provides a standard for the industry, along with important technical information about how Mapei…

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  • Vinyl Lino Rubber News
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    Brand New flooring in ward refurbishment at Barnsley District General Hospital

    Commercial flooring specialists, A Cumberlidge, have fitted over 1,500 square metres of brand new flooring as part of a ward refurbishment at Barnsley District General Hospital. The 350+ bed hospital, built in the 1970s, serves a population of over 250,000 people and provides a full range of district hospital services to the local community and surrounding area including emergency department services, outpatients clinics, maternity and children’s services. The Cumberlidge team was tasked with delivering the…

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  • Flooring News
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    Bostik becomes official partner of Tour de France

    Bostik has signed up as an official partner of iconic cycling event, the Tour de France. The new sponsorship agreement upgrades the firm’s previous participation as an official supplier in 2015 and 2016 and will run for the next two years. The event will be used as a platform to communicate and promote the Bostik brand to a large global audience. The 2017 event, the 104th time the race has been held, takes place from…

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  • Surface Preparation News
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    WeberFloor – The only flooring products for Weber HQ refurbishment

    Major refurbishment is underway at the Saint-Gobain Weber HQ in Flitwick, Bedfordshire where weberfloor products are being used extensively. The work involves renovation of 240m² of industrial and commercial floor space. The Flitwick warehouse project involves the demolition of the old training workshop to make way for a new product storage area. Here the floor area has been pre-treated and primed with weberfloor 4716 primer which is designed for use on all substrates prior to…

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  • Tiles - Stone - Ceramic News
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    We can work it grout with BAL

    Grout technology has come a long way since the first specialist grout was introduced to the market by BAL in the 1960s. The first proprietary tile grouts were similar to the traditional sand:cement pointing mortars but containing finer sands. There were two basic colours – grey and white –based on grey and white cement. No-one thought of pigmenting them, with colour choices being preserved purely for the tiles themselves. However, with advances in, for example,…

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  • Screeds News
    UltraFloor-and-UltraTile Refurbishment

    UltraFloor and UltraTile used to refurbish Ann Summers store

    Florspec have completed a new tiled floor installation using UltraFloor and UltraTile as part of the Ann Summers Gloucester refurbishment. Working in partnership with Oakwoods which is a regular refurbishment contract over the next few months. The Gloucester store was one of the most recent to be reopened in May following the new floor installation. High flow, two component smoothing underlayment, Level IT Two is UltraFloor’s most popular leveller. It is compatible with a vast number…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Marldon provides Damp Proofing Solutions for London Luxury Apartments

    In the heart of Westminster, surrounded by the capital’s most important buildings, Great Minster House is one of London’s most perfectly placed luxury apartment developments. Marldon saved over a month off the build time by providing a damp proof flooring solution that did not require the concrete to be fully set. THE PROBLEM Time is money in construction, however cutting corners is never advised, especially in luxury developments priced at up to £3.2m. One of…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Milliken’s Stunning Colour Compositions Takes Top Spot!

    At the Mixology 2017 Design Awards Milliken’s carpet plank collection – Colour Compositions – picked up the product of the year award in the flooring category. The awards ceremony and summer ball, held at Old Billingsgate Market on 22nd June, was attended by a record 1,100 design and architecture industry professionals. The Mixology awards are organised by commercial interiors design magazine Mix Interiors and the winners are chosen by an independent panel of expert judges.…

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  • Adhesives News
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    UltraFloor knows customer confidence is key when establishing a successful market leading brand.

    As a manufacturer it is important to offer peace of mind which comes from developing innovative products through rigorous testing. UltraFloor has been at the forefront of developing these innovative products for over 10 years with the aim to improve contractors’ performance on site. Level IT Super 30 is an example of how smoothing underlayments have improved efficiencies to flooring contractors. Super 30 was launched by UltraFloor and was the first ‘level and lay in…

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  • Adhesives News
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    BAL backs The Big Sleuth 2017

    BAL have lent their backing to a mosaic artist taking part in a fund raising art project in Birmingham. The Big Sleuth is a fund raising initiative organised by Wild in Art and Birmingham Children’s Hospital. More than 200 large and small fibreglass bears are currently being decorated by artists, schools and community groups across the West Midlands. Caroline Jariwala, a member of the British Association for Modern Mosiac (BAMM), has created “Sweet William Bear”…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Floorwise cranks up heat with enhanced F555 Flooring Adhesive

    F555 is the latest all-purpose flooring adhesive to join the renowned floorwise adhesive stable, suitable for the permanent bonding of carpets and vinyls. This water-based acrylic adhesive offers exceptional initial grab, and is sure to provide a durable bond on the installer’s first attempt. floorwise F555 is also capable of withstanding significant fluctuations in room temperature, from -30°C to +70°C, while easy to apply, non-staining and containing no organic solvents. “For years floorwise has been…

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  • Adhesives News
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    FILANO RUST wins TTA ‘Best Ancillary Product’ Award

    FILANO RUST has been awarded ‘Best Ancillary Product’ in The Tile Association Awards 2017. The prestigious industry awards were presented at the annual ceremony held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in central London’s Portman Square; FILA beat off competition from two other finalists, Instarmac and Norcros Adhesives, to win the category, and was also short-listed for the ‘Best Environmental Initiative’ award. The winning product, FILANO RUST is designed to safely remove old and new rust…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Reprotec – supporting a greener future

    Leading specialist in surface repair and protection technology, Reprotec Group, is supporting a greener future with a commitment to environmental sustainability that has earned them an industry first achievement. The County Durham-based firm is leading the way in the recycling of waste and last year became the first company in its sector to achieve 100% recycling, 100% avoidance of waste to landfill, and being able to report on the exact destinations of all waste materials.…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Uzin and Oxden Floors help redevelop Farrow Court Sheltered Housing in Ashford

    Project: Farrow Court Sheltered Housing Location: Ashford, Kent Contracted company: Oxden Floors Limited UZIN sales agent: Jon Turbutt Supporting architect: PRP Architects Floor construction working time (approx.):  Over a 10 week period UZIN installation systems: Two coats of UZIN PE 425 and then two coats of UZIN PE 404 were applied to the calcium sulphate screed to provide a damp proof membrane. A coat of UZIN PE 280 rapid drying primer was applied onto the…

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  • Adhesives News
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    BAL to present new external tiling CPD at Clerkenwell Design Week 2017

    BAL the UK’s market-leaders for full tiling solutions – is presenting its new CPD on external tiling solutions as part of the UK’s most highly regarded design festival. The CPD is set for 1pm-2pm on Thursday 25th May at BCT’s London Hub on 26 Seward Street, London and introduces the benefits of external living spaces in modern build. Focusing on tiling as a solution for external areas, it demonstrates what can be achieved and what…

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  • Acoustic Flooring News
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    Marldon from Concept to Completion

    “MARLDON PROVIDES TECHNICAL SUPPORT AND INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS FROM CONCEPT TO COMPLETION FOR THE SPECIFICATION INDUSTRY.” Founded on 40 years of flooring heritage, Marldon, has been developed specifically to provide architects, specifiers and construction professionals with innovative flooring solutions to many build problems. We specialise in high-quality, reliable systems and our passion for constant innovation results in revolutionary products is already proven on projects such as; The Shard and One Tower Bridge. Combining high performance with…

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  • Adhesives News
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    BAL helps mosaic artist transform school hall

    BAL – the market-leaders in full tiling solutions – have helped mosaic artist Tamara Froud transform a primary school dining hall with installations designed by pupils and taking inspiration from the school’s values. A fixing solution of BAL adhesive and grout provided Tamara with the perfect materials to permanently fix ornate Cinca ceramic mosaics to a 6-sided, T-shaped concrete pillar at Richard Alibon Primary School in Dagenham, Essex. Tamara was commissioned by the school to…

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  • Adhesives News

    BAL Product Support team named as top-10 flooring product or service – Industry Awards

    BAL’s team of Product Support Technicians (PSTs) have been named as one of the top-10 best flooring products or services in the UK following a flooring industry awards public vote. BAL PSTs were one of 50 products and services shortlisted for the Tomorrow’s Contract Floors Awards 2017 after being nominated for the awards by readers of the magazine. It is the only product or service from the tiling industry that has made the Top-10. Founded…

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  • Adhesives News
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    CTD and BAL win a van competition winner takes to the road

    Dundee-based tiler Gordon Mitchell has taken delivery of his new van after winning Ceramic Tile Distributors (CTD) and BAL’s Win a Van Competition. The 60-year-old is a regular customer at CTD’s Dundee branch and started tiling 40 years ago after completing a four-year tiling apprenticeship. Gordon and his team of fixers work throughout Tayside and Fife primarily with housebuilders on new build developments and is a regular user of BAL tile adhesives and grouts. He…

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  • Wood Flooring News
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    Your Complete Wood Flooring Solution Partner: Marldon UK

    Marldon UK specialise in high-quality, reliable systems and our passion for constant innovation results in revolutionary products is already proven on projects such as; The Shard and One Tower Bridge. Combining high performance with low environmental impact and delivering quality without compromise, our products overcome challenges, saving time and speeding up your build to keep your project on track. Installation, Maintenance, Refurbishment The professional’s choice designed by the professional, creates products to fulfil your needs. Using…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Havwoods Accessories on the case at The Shard

    Case Study – The Shard The 87 storeys of The Shard tower over 300 metres above the city of London, creating an iconic addition to the famous skyline. Marldon provided a sub-floor solution that allowed for flexible movement of the wooden floor in response to heating and air conditioning. The Problem One of the most striking features of The Shard is its walls of windows stretching toward the sky with enough glass to cover eight…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Bostik ensures a flawless finish at London residential development

    Bostik has supplied a range of subfloor preparation products and adhesives to deliver a high quality flooring finish at the Paddington Exchange development in Paddington, London. The Paddington Exchange project is a large residential development comprising of 123 stunning apartments in the heart of London. The project was carried out for main contractor, Bouygues UK. Working with Chelmer Group, the main flooring contractor on the project, Bostik supplied a subfloor preparation package to cover approximately…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Mapei wood flooring products used in Westminster Apartment Development

    Mapei UK has specified and supplied products for the installation of wood flooring on an area of 13,000m2 throughout the prestigious Berkeley Homes Abell & Cleland Westminster apartment development. The apartment building comprises 1, 2, 3 and 4 bed apartments and penthouses which have been completed to the highest specification and using Eco-rated products from Mapei’s range of resilient products, for substrate preparation ready to receive the engineered wood flooring. Jason Mortenson, Project Director from…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Amtico at The Flooring Show

      For the first time in recent history, Amtico will be exhibiting at The Flooring Show from 17th to 19th September 2017 at the Harrogate International Centre. Amtico will bring over 50 years of experience to their stand at the show. They’ve been pushing the boundaries of flooring to design and manufacture beautiful high-quality luxury vinyl tile (LVT) collections. Amtico’s design-led collections bring an abundance of choice in colour, texture, finish and laying pattern. There…

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  • Quotation for Supply of Floor and Wall Tile Adhesives – Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

    Quotation for Supply of Floor and Wall Tile Adhesives and Sundry Items – Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council  Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Contract summary Industry Materials and Products, Mining and Ores Location of contract B69 3DB Value of contract — Published date 13 March 2017 Closing date 21 March 2017 Contract start date…

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  • Adhesives News
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    West Country leisure centre refurbished with a full BAL tiling solution

    A £550,000 refurbishment of a Somerset leisure centre has been completed thanks in part to a full tiling solution from BAL – UK market leaders in tiling. BAL worked with tiling contractors J Bailey and Sons to provide a full M40 specification, fixing materials and on-site support for new changing rooms and shower areas at Wells Leisure Centre operated by independent charity Fusion Sport & Fitness. The re-tiling of the changing areas cost approximately £40,000…

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  • Wood Flooring News
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    Unique online flooring solutions from Havwoods Accessories

    Havwoods Accessories provides flooring solutions for both new builds and renovations, supplying specialist products to architects, property developers and construction experts. Our products range from Adhesives, Primers and Underlays for Subfloor Preparation, to Skirtings, Mouldings, and Trims to add the finishing touch. Thanks to years of experience in supplying the building industry, to Flooring Contractors in particular, we have refined our product range to cater for any situation. If you are an Architect, Property Developer or…

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    Save The Date for The Flooring Show 2017

    Returning for the 55th year, The Flooring Show 2017 will run across three days, from 17th to 19th September 2017, so make sure you save the dates for the UK’s largest, trade only Flooring Show! With over 150 of the industries leading brands already signed up to exhibit and a large range of product categories suitable for all sectors, this year’s show is looking to be bigger and better than ever. Exhibits will be displaying…

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    The 2017 tile trends to look out for

    With 2016 dominated by concrete inspired ranges, 2017 is set to be an exciting year when it comes to new floor and wall tile trends. Stephen Baker, Sales and Marketing Director, at Solus Ceramics discusses the emerging tile designs set to take 2017 by storm. The use of large format tiles has gathered momentum the past few years, but in 2017 we are set to see this trend develop even further. At Cersaie 2016 for example, one…

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    Sanglier appoint Mike Moran as new Director of Sales

    Sanglier Ltd have appointed Mike Moran in the position of Director of Sales. Mike has a proven track record of success in the adhesives and sealants market, serving most recently as Sales Director Western Europe in the Industrial division of Bostik. “Mike is respected within the European adhesive market and he brings valuable experience to this new role in the areas of strategy and planning, in both industrial and construction sectors.” Howard Marshall of Sanglier…

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    BAL Adhesives

    BAL products specified for luxury Brimstone Spa complex in Cumbria

    BAL have provided a full system solution of adhesives, grouts and ancillary products for a luxury spa complex in the heart of the Lake District. Featuring stunning tiling throughout in a demanding environment, including electric and water-fed underfloor heating systems, the new Brimstone Spa complex at the Langdale Estate Hotel in Cumbria oozes elegance and sophistication. The 990m2 development includes 10 treatment rooms, seven thermal experiences including a Himalayan salt steam grotto, an outdoor sauna,…

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    BAL products used for tiling renovation at West One, Leeds

    Project Name: West One, Leeds City Centre Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire Description: Installation of approximately 50m2 of floor tiles in high specification office building in the heart of Leeds City Centre. BAL products used: ADHESIVES: BAL Rapidset Flexible (Grey) GROUT: BAL Micromax2 Smoke OTHER: BAL Rapid-Mat, BAL Prime APD, BAL Micromax Sealant Project Partners: DEVELOPER: Bruntwood Estates MAIN CONTRACTOR: MH Interiors, North West TILING CONTRACTOR:  Elite Tiling, Manchester MATERIALS: Ceramic Tile Distributors, Denton Major tiling…

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    Heritage brands are the cornerstones of Interfloor’s one-stop-shop – Furniture Show 2017

    Europe’s largest manufacturer of underlay and flooring accessories Interfloor will be showcasing its market-leading heritage brands including Tredaire and Duralay at the January Furniture Show 2017. “Providing better looking and better performing flooring products that genuinely help our customers to profitably grow their business is our priority, and we’re looking forward to showing visitors to this great event how we can support them in 2017,” said Interfloor CEO John Cooper. Top-selling Tredaire, which has been…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Junckers Launches New Website

    Junckers has re-launched its website with lots of new design features and inspiring images. An emphasis on larger images shows Junckers’ floors in some of the many fantastic buildings and homes around the world, illustrating how the floor is a key design feature of any interior. A solid hardwood floor adds a sense of quality and elegance to a room, be it in a family kitchen or a large public building such as a library or art gallery. The…

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    Building Adhesives Ltd appoint David Hackett as GM

    Building Adhesives Limited – manufacturer of tile adhesives, grouts, sealants and ancillary tiling, flooring and decorating products under the BAL and Dunlop brands – has recently appointed David Hackett as General Manager.   Formerly Sales & Marketing Director, David now takes full responsibility for the day-to-day running of the business. As a founding pioneer of tile installation systems in the UK market, the significance of this heritage remains a key driver for the BAL and…

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    BAL MX AWARDS SM

    Building Adhesives Ltd flies the flag for tiling at UK manufacturing awards 

    Building Adhesives Ltd represented the tiling industry at a nationwide celebration of the best of UK manufacturing at The Manufacturer MX Awards 2016. The company, which manufactures tile adhesives, grouts, sealants and other ancillary tiling products under the BAL and Dunlop brands, was shortlisted in three categories for Sustainable Manufacturing, Supply Chain Excellence and Through-Life Engineering Services. Building Adhesives took their place alongside internationally-renowned companies such as Caterpillar, McLaren Automotive, Siemens, JCB and Coca-Cola at…

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    Mapei UK expands Eco Adhesive range with Ultrabond Eco V4SP

    The range of Mapei flooring adhesives produced in the UK expands with the introduction of Ultrabond Eco V4SP to Mapei’s Eco range. Ultrabond Eco V4SP is a multi-purpose high performance professional adhesive for the installation of resilient floor and wall coverings. In commercial projects, Ultrabond V4SP can be used in the installation of PVC and rubber flooring, as well as in interior applications for LVT, linoleum and indoor sports flooring. Ultrabond Eco V4SP is a…

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    Mapei UK promotes new literature for wood flooring installation systems

    In response to industry demand, Mapei has released a new brochure for wood flooring products and installation systems. Along with an easy to use selection chart for wood flooring, the products used in each system are listed along with their technical characteristics. The brochure is available to stockists, architects and specifiers immediately, please contact Mapei UK Marketing Department on ukmarketing@mapei.co.uk or call 0121 508 6970 (option 4) to request an order. Mapei products can be…

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    Mapei UK comfortably secures shortlisted place at FERFA Awards

    Mapei have announced that they have been shortlisted at the prestigious annual FeRFA resin flooring awards for “Small Commercial Project of the Year” for their work with Coatech at BDP Architects practice, Bristol. Mapei’s innovative “Mapefloor Comfort” flooring system in AR/X Grey, was installed to cover 180m2 of flooring in the meeting and bathroom areas simultaneously providing a modern resin flooring solution and acting as a demonstration tool for prospective clients. Project Manager Mo Aljan commented,…

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  • Adhesives News
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    The Floorwise Big Bonanza Promotion Returns

    Following its success in 2016, floorwise and its network of members have returned with a new and improved Big Bonanza promotion for this Autumn. Last year, customers were given the chance to earn free M&S vouchers for purchasing floorwise products, yet this time, each floorwise member has evolved the successful model, developing a rewards package specifically designed with their customers in mind. From wine, beer and gift vouchers, to coffee machines and games consoles, the…

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  • Adhesives News
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    BAL team up with Yorkshire Tile Company to support worldwide literacy charity

    BAL market-leaders in full tiling solutions have provided a range of products to support the development of a new facility in Rotherham for Grimm & Co, a worldwide charity which aims to get children excited about literacy. The Rotherham outlet is the first for the charity in the UK outside London. Each store boasts a different concept to inspire the imagination of children, which they then take back with them into school. The theme for…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Weber’s Award-Winning products with low Dust Technology are the first choice of professional tile fitters

    Low Dust Technology™ is an innovative, advanced formulation that significantly reduces airborne dust created during the pouring and mixing processes. Low Dust Technology™ was first introduced to weber.set rapid SPF almost a decade ago and more recently to weber.floor flex and weber.set pro lite-rapid, without compromising the premium characteristics of the original products.    Since its introduction customers have benefitted from Saint-Gobain Weber’s easy-to apply, labour saving and technically superior products enjoying a cleaner and more comfortable working environment with less post-application cleaning…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Join the conversation with the new BAL forum

    BAL – the market leaders in full tiling solutions – have launched a new online forum for tiling professionals. Available to registered YOU+BAL Partners, the forum gives tilers, contractors and specifiers the opportunity to discuss the latest products, fixing techniques and services, as well as getting technical help from BAL staff, share site stories and lots more. Alex Underwood, Head of Marketing at BAL, said: “The new BAL forum replaces our old Tilerworld forum which…

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    Instarmac Products at the Touch of a Button – Product Planner App

    Instarmac are proud to announce the launch of their new product planner App. The App has been developed using the latest mobile app development technology and has been designed with their customers’ needs in mind. Have you ever been stuck on site with no internet connection and need to find out how quickly your tile adhesive will set? When your pothole repair can be trafficked? Which smoothing underlayment you should use? The new Instarmac Product…

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    BAL MX AWARDS SM

    Building Adhesives Ltd shortlisted in three categories at The Manufacturer MX Awards 2016

    A Stoke-on-Trent manufacturing business has been shortlisted in The Manufacturer MX Awards 2016. Trentham-based Building Adhesives Ltd will now go head-to-head with manufacturers across the country in the Supply Chain Excellence, Sustainable Manufacturing and the Through Life Engineering category which looks for the  company that is delivering high value, long-life and outstanding products with the lowest life cycle cost. The competition has been exceptionally tough this year, with a 23% increase in the number of…

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    BAL Forum

    Join the conversation with the new BAL forum

    BAL have launched a new online forum for tiling professionals. Available to registered YOU+BAL Partners, the forum gives tilers, contractors and specifiers the opportunity to discuss the latest products, fixing techniques and services, as well as getting technical help from BAL staff, share site stories and lots more. Alex Underwood, Head of Marketing at BAL, said: “The new BAL forum replaces our old Tilerworld forum which was extremely popular with fixers and contractors alike. “We’ve…

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    Floorwise unveils “How to” video series

    Recognising the importance of video in the promotion of brand and product, floorwise introduces its first series of installation videos, as it explains how to install carpet in a range of real world scenarios. Calling upon the expertise of independent flooring fitter, Justin Burns, of Battle, East Sussex, each of the three videos are designed to demonstrate the versatility and diversity of the floorwise product portfolio, while educating interested parties on how they can be…

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    Red Sky Thinking from BAL for fail safe external tiling

    BAL market-leaders in full tiling solutions have launched a new problem-solving external tiling system for balconies, roof terraces and ground terraces. Gutjahr System Technology from BAL offers designers and contractors innovative drainage, ventilating and uncoupling solutions to protect outdoor coverings against the unpredictable British weather and extremes such as rain, frost and heat. Alex Underwood, Head of Marketing at BAL, said: “External tiling is a fast-growth segment in the UK as the trend for inside…

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    Interfloor revealing fresh new looks at the flooring show

    Visitors to this year’s Flooring Show in Harrogate will be able to see Interfloor’s best in class underlays sporting clean new looks and upgraded technical specifications, plus some new additions to the portfolio designed to support retailers by providing an exceptional “one-stop-shop” supplying everything needed for the installation of floor coverings from one professional supplier. Interfloor has refreshed its heritage underlay brand Duralay® to position it as the contractors’ brand of choice and for more technical applications in…

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    A fix for any occasion thanks to Floorwise

    When it comes to ticking all the right boxes, floorwise has it nailed, glued, stapled and tacked thanks to one of the UK’s best collections of floorcovering accessories. From adhesives and gripper to heat seam tape, hammer tackers, staples and staplers, floorwise delivers great value, but most important of all, reliability that simply won’t let you down. Using only best quality materials, the floorwise collection has a proven track record of delivering outstanding results in…

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    Don’t feel alone – get free project support from BAL

    BAL – the market-leaders in full tiling solutions – have a released a series of short videos about how tilers can get free on-site project support. The new videos, available on BAL’s YouTube channel, or sent directly to YOU + BAL partners, highlight how BAL’s Product Support Technicians (PST) provide hands-on, personal support for all tiling industry professionals across the UK. Founded more than 20 years ago, the PST concept is unique to BAL, which has placed…

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  • Adhesives News
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    BAL launches new and improved Easypoxy AG epoxy adhesive and grout

    BAL – market leaders in full-tiling solutions – have launched a new and improved formulation of its hygienic waterproof BAL Easypoxy AG epoxy adhesive and grout for walls and floors. Chemical-resistant and solvent free, the new formulation provides end users with an epoxy that is much easier to mix, apply and clean-off during installations. Now available in white, black and grey and 4kg sizes, BAL Easypoxy AG has an excellent set time of only 12…

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    BAL rapid set adhesives and grout – case study

    Project Name: 6-bedroom mansion Location: Hale Barns, Cheshire Description: High quality tiling throughout six-bedroom, five-bathroom property in the heart of Cheshire. BAL products used: ADHESIVES: BAL Rapidset Flexible, BAL Supercover Rapidset Flex, BAL Supercover Rapidset, BAL Single Part Flexible GROUT: BAL Micromax2 (Gunmetal)  OTHER: BAL Fibrebase, BAL Bond SBR Tiles: Purestone Grigio Natural Rectified Porcelain 300 x 600mm Alchimia Mix 1 Bianco Grigio and Alchimia Esagono Bianco 266 x 230mm Modern Colour White and Modern Colour…

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    BAL Level Max named as top-10 flooring product

    BAL Level Max – the innovative new levelling compound from the market-leaders in full tiling solutions – has been named as one of the top-10 best flooring products in the UK following a public vote. The single part self-smoothing compound, which was launched in August last year, was one of 50 products and services shortlisted for the Tomorrow’s Contract Floors Awards 2016. BAL Level Max was nominated for the awards by readers of the magazine.…

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    SAINT-GOBAIN-WEBER

    Intelligent Reinforced Levelling Compound by Saint-Gobain Weber

    The high performance, fibre-modified weber.floor 4310 fibre flow floor levelling compound by Saint-Gobain Weber is proving to be the perfect answer for the fast and efficient renovation of existing floors, and floating floor construction, in domestic and commercial applications.   weber.floor 4310 fibre flow is a pump-applied screed formulated from special cements, aggregates, binders and chemical admixtures that can be applied at depths between 5 – 50mm.  It is supplied as a casein-free pre-blended dry powder and is suitable for…

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    UltraTile helps Bella Italia create bold new Mediterranean design

    Bellas nationwide are getting a fun and fab new makeover!  Creating this colourful, quirky new Italian style dining experience is commercial wall and floor tiling contractors, The Great Northern Tiling Company (GNTC), using UltraTile adhesives. A TTA member and esteemed UltraTile partner, GNTC secured the commercial contract for the Beckton restaurant’s makeover.  The prestigious contract included kitchen, front of house, toilet and bar areas, all of which had their own distinctive type of tile from…

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    BAL previews external tiling systems at the Surface Design Show

    BAL – market-leaders in full tiling solutions – have made a successful return to the Surface Design Show in London to offer a preview of the new Gutjahr range to architects, designers and specifiers. The exhibition, which was held from 9-11 February at the Business Design Centre in Islington, attracted more than 6,000 industry professional and trade visitors to compare and specify the latest products in internal and external surfacing and architectural design. Launching to…

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    Instarmac Top 100

    Instarmac climbs 40 places and secures top honour for the 7th year

    UK based manufacturer, Instarmac Group plc, has been recognised in The Sunday Times’ annual ‘Top 100 Best Small Companies To Work For’ list for the seventh year. The top 100 places are awarded following research conducted by Best Companies, an accreditation which focuses on workplace engagement.  Instarmac has achieved 3 star status, the highest level possible, and only given to extraordinary companies.  2016 has seen Instarmac climb 40 places to secure their position within the…

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    Instarmac Launches NEW Website

    Instarmac are proud to announce the launch of their new website – instarmac.co.uk. The website, launched earlier this month, has been developed using the latest online technology and designed with their customers’ needs in mind. The new website boasts many improvements and new features including a dedicated homepage for each of Instarmac’s 6 brands – UltraCrete, UltraScape, UltraTile, UltraFloor, Wondertex and Granfix. Each of the branded homepages feature commonsense product categories which allow visitors to…

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    Y+ is YOU+BAL – bringing fixers and contractors into the heart of BAL

    It’s what everyone in tiling’s been talking about. It’s been the biggest tease since your teenage crush, but now the team at BAL can finally reveal the true nature of Y+. Y+BAL is YOU+BAL. Simply, YOU+BAL puts fixers and contractors at the heart of a market-leading team. It’s not just “one thing” – it’s everything. Since it was formed more than 50 years ago by the British Ceramic Tile Council, BAL have worked with fixers and…

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    Roberts adds new generation knee kicker to its range

    Roberts, the leading, premium brand of flooring installation tools, has added a new generation knee kicker to its range.  The Gel Pro 505 Knee Kicker features the latest in function, innovation, technology and design, all aimed at taking the strain off the professional carpet fitter without compromising the quality of the fitting. A thick 100% gel core bumper provides comfort and greater shock absorption which reduces knee shock, while the ergonomically designed handle is padded…

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    BAL expands specification support team with two appointments

    Building Adhesives Ltd (BAL), the market-leading manufacturer of full tiling solutions including adhesives, grouts and ancillary products, has hired two new Specification Managers as part of its drive to expand its specification support team. Alan Thurston and Tracey Hopkins will work with architects, designers and specifiers supporting them on M40/M20 specifications, providing project support and delivering RIBA-accredited CPDs. Tracey will deliver support in North West and South West London while Alan will work with clients…

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    BAL strengthens unique support network

    Picture: Alan Collins BAL, the market-leading manufacturer of full tiling solutions, has appointed Rushden-based Alan Collins as its Product Support Technician (PST) for East Anglia, strengthening its nationwide technical support and training capability. The PST concept is unique to BAL, which has placed strong emphasis on support throughout its history. Alan’s role focuses on practical training and advice for products and service tools, advising on specification, helping to resolve project issues as well as providing…

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    Bostik the complete solution for Lincolnshire Flooring in Healing School project

    Bostik, a global leader in adhesives and sealants, has been chosen by flooring specialist, Lincolnshire Flooring, to provide all sub floor preparation and adhesive products for a landmark £3m project at Ofsted’s ‘outstanding’ rated Healing School in Grimsby.  JemBuild was taken on as the main contractor for the science academy’s three-story development, who then sub-contracted the 2,500 square metres of flooring required. The project provided Lincolnshire Flooring with some challenging demands, on account of the…

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    Ultra-Tile brochure

    NEW literature showcasing all recent brand developments

    It has been a busy year for Ultra Tile and the brand has developed with the addition of several new products. All of which now feature in new literature. The main Ultra Tile brochure has had its content updated, reflecting the many positive changes over recent months. All products now feature in their own glory, product selection charts have been reviewed and are now even easier to navigate. A dedicated grout and silicone section has…

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    Instarmac Granfix

    Instarmac Group plc announces the acquisition of Granfix Products Ltd

    Instarmac is an established manufacturer of high quality materials for the tiling and commercial flooring sectors, as well as a renowned market leader in the urban regeneration and highway maintenance industries. The acquisition of the Granfix brand will support Instarmac’s continued growth and greatly contribute toward expanding their product offering to the tiling market. By working alongside their already successful Ultra Tile brand Granfix will elevate Instarmac to a market leading supplier to the tile…

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    Floorwise returned triumphant to The Flooring Show

    Thanks to the combined efforts of two of its northern distributors, floorwise returned to The Flooring Show with its leading range of underlays and accessories, underlining the brand’s reputation for excellent quality and value. MCA Floorwise and Floorwise North East welcomed visitors to the stand, explaining the advantages of products bearing the floorwise name in everything from high performance underlay, adhesives and subfloor preparation to profiles, covings and even knife blades. ‘We were delighted that…

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    New Ultra-Flexible, Eco Formulation Tile Adhesive with Low Dust Technology

    NEW ULTRA-FLEXIBLE, ECO FORMULATION TILE ADHESIVE WITH LOW DUST TECHNOLOGY™ BY SAINT-GOBAIN WEBER The new weber.set pro lite-rapid tile adhesive by Saint-Gobain Weber joins a comprehensive range of easy-to-use, high performance tile adhesives and grouts for the professional tile fixer.  The formulation of the new tile adhesive for fixing all ceramic, porcelain and natural stone floor tiles for interior and exterior application, offers a host of benefits that all tilers will enjoy and appreciate. weber.set pro lite-rapid is suitable for use…

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    BAL goes live with new improved website

    BAL – market leaders in tiling solutions – have launched a new state-of-the art responsive website suitable for mobiles, tablets and desktops with interactive features for every user. Whether a tiler, contractor, specifier, architect, distributor, homeowner or trainee, the new BAL website – www.bal-adhesives.com – provides enormous benefits to make life as easy as possible including: Full information about BAL products and services tailored for each audience zone Downloadable literature including Technical Data Sheets, Material Safety Data…

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    Gemini Adhesives

    Gemini – Contract Flooring Products Direct

    Gemini Adhesives showcased its range of fitter friendly floor solutions for contract flooring companies at the Flooring Show in Harrogate. Already well known for its innovative Grabfast spray adhesive ranges, Gemini will demonstrate two options of Grab-Tac sprayable carpet tile adhesives to suit all site situations, providing the fastest way to apply carpet tile tackifier. Gemini will also be demonstrating its unique phthalate free flexible flooring profiles in conjunction with Grabfast Gold spray adhesive. This combination provides a competitively…

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    Everbuild sponsor Quickstep

    Everbuild – A Sika Company Sponsor The Quick Step Academy

    Everbuild Building Products Ltd – A Sika Company are thrilled to announce that they will now be sponsoring the Quick Step Academy and supporting their ongoing pursuits. In February 2015, Everbuild – A Sika Company became the exclusive distributor of the Schönox brand, a name that is synonymous with quality products for the building and renovation industry. These quality products are to be used within the Quick-Step Academy and have already received positive feedback. The…

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