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  • Surface Preparation News
    Bostik's-subfloor-preparation-Stratford-Hospital

    Bostik’s subfloor preparation products pave the way at Stratford Hospital

    Bostik has been selected by commercial flooring contractor, Pinnacle Flooring, to supply a range of subfloor preparation products to the new, £22million Stratford Hospital development. The project, built in the centre of Stratford upon Avon for South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust, includes 5,300m2of space, spread across three floors. This is approximately twice the size of the current hospital. The new building will house specialist cancer and eye units, making state of the art treatment much…

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  • Industrial News
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    E Commerce hub floored using TREMCO flooring products

    A large new warehousing facility at the centre of the growing e-commerce sector saw a range of tremco illbruck products put to the test. McLaren Construction were the main contractor for the project. Axiom Group Limited was the specialist flooring contractor which proposed the use of TREMCO ES100 One Coat Universal DPM and TREMCO CS100 epoxy primer to treat recently laid floor slabs. Axiom also employed TREMCO SX302 moisture tolerant latex underlayment and TREMCO SF108…

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  • Resin News
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    RCR builds on RINOL resin flooring systems success in the UK

    Following strong initial project success in the UK, RCR Flooring Products Ltd is continuing to extend the growth of the RINOL resin flooring systems brand in the UK. The RINOL brand perfectly complements RCR’s range of industrial flooring products, which also includes Permaban armoured joints and Rocland dry-shake surface hardeners for concrete floors. Established internationally for over 50 years, the RINOL brand – owned by parent company RCR Industrial Flooring – is well respected for…

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  • Surface Preparation News
    SIka-Tramex-Flooring-Moisture

    Flooring moisture should be no barrier to quality flooring

    A flooring moisture barrier is key to quality, high-performance flooring. It’s particularly pertinent when installing a resin surface, a process that can be severely hampered if a substrate beneath an existing surface is damp. In such instances the obvious solution would be to break-up and replace the substrate and risk adding considerable project time and cost. A moisture barrier – in the form of a liquid solution which is applied to a slab – offers…

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  • Adhesives News
    UZIN's-rapid-flooring-systems

    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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  • Featured Partner
    WIN ENGLAND-V-NIGERIA WEMBLEY TICKETS

    Win England Football Tickets with Floorinsite and Havwoods Accessories

    This is your chance to win two sets of England Football Tickets at Wembley with Floorinsite.com and Havwoods Accessories! Sponsored by HAVWOODS ACCESSORIES Winners will receive a souvenir programme and be able to watch the game from premium viewing seats on Club Wembley Level 2 with access to the private level 2 Concourse, featuring several eateries and bar facilities. ENGLAND V NIGERIA Saturday 2nd June – Wembley Stadium England will take on Nigeria on the…

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  • Surface Preparation News
    Hinchingbrooke-Health-Care-UZIN floor systems

    UZIN flooring system used to renovate floor at Peterborough Regional College

    A variety of UZIN flooring system products were used to renovate the flooring within the reception at Peterborough Regional College. The flooring contractor, Superior Finish Contracts was appointed to remove the old wood block flooring and install the new luxury vinyl tiles after a burst pipe flooded the reception. As the College provides education and training to over 10,000 students and businesses a year, it was extremely important that the new floor could withstand the…

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  • Resin News
    SIKA Comfortfloor Decorative Pro

    Sika steps up to deliver charity’s ideal new floor – Comfortfloor Decorative Pro

    For Stick ‘n’ Step, its classroom floor is much more than just something to walk on – it’s also a place where they deliver specialist education sessions. The charity, based in Wallasey, Merseyside, supports young people with cerebral palsy and helps teach them the necessary skills to help live them more independently. As a great deal of the classes they run take place on the floor, a fit-for-purpose and high-performance replacement was top priority when…

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  • Resin News
    Resdev-Ultra resin flooring

    Resin Flooring – The Most Versatile Flooring System – FeRFA

    Being the flooring of choice for many years in the food, automotive, pharmaceutical and manufacturing sectors, resin flooring has a long and proven track record in these types of industrial environments because of its excellent performance characteristics, and its ability to provide a seamless, hygienic, slip-resistant floor. With the ever-increasing demands for durable and easy to maintain flooring within the commercial sector, resin flooring is widening its success by becoming more and more popular in commercial…

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  • Screeds News
    FLOOR-SCREEDS-CPD-BY-SAINT-GOBAIN-WEBER

    New RIBA Assessed Flowing Floor Screeds CPD by Saint-Gobain Weber

    Saint-Gobain Weber, the manufacturer of innovative, high-performance products, systems and technologies for the construction industry, is pleased to introduce their new CPD: ‘Introduction into Flowing Floor Screeds’. In the industrial environment speed, strength and durability are key to a successful floor installation. Weber’s technically superior range of industrial floor screeds provide these essential attributes creating stronger, smoother, longer lasting floors. The speed of application is up to ten times faster than traditional screeds, and the…

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  • Screeds News
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    Weberfloor Industrial Floor Screed achieves glass-like surface for Kawneer Industrial Facility

    Weberfloor industrial floor screed by Saint-Gobain Weber has been specified in the extensive refurbishment of a manufacturing unit at Kawneer UK Limited, Runcorn, Cheshire, a leading manufacturer of commercial construction and architectural aluminium systems. Continual growth in market share has necessitated the installation of an advanced materials handling system to manage the precision aluminium extrusions used in glazing and cladding systems throughout the construction industry. The new precision racking system was installed in an existing…

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  • Surface Preparation News
    Hinchingbrooke-Health-Care-UZIN floor systems

    UZIN flooring systems used at Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust

    The flooring contractor Superior Finish (Contracts) Ltd was asked to replace the 30 year old floor with new vinyl tiles. The new flooring had to be installed in the very busy corridors that link different areas of the hospital, so the contractor installed the new floor overnight and in sections so the corridors could be used whilst the job was being carried out. As the corridors are frequently used to transport beds and patients between…

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  • Resin News
    Sherwin-Williams-Resin-flooring-Elladur

    Elladur pushes the boundaries with breakthrough new resin flooring range

    A breakthrough range of solvent-free resin flooring products is changing the face of specification for commercial and industrial market sectors with environmental benefits for customers. Elladur, developed by Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings, pushes the boundaries of technology with its family of solvent-free products combined with its high-performance application. For the first time in the flooring industry, a product has been developed which reduces the levels of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) with rapid curing, reducing…

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  • Resin News
    Mapei-Resin Floor Comfort-System

    Mapei ’s Mapefloor Comfort System AR/X installed at BDP Architects Bristol office

    Designers are specifying state of the art solutions which promote serenity, tranquility and concentration. Mapei are dedicated to research and development and as such have created the Mapefloor Comfort System: a flooring concept dedicated to the creation of seamless flooring characterized by a high level of comfort underfoot that also helps to reduce noise levels. Available in a wide range of colours, the Mapefloor Comfort System can be used in renovation and new build projects.…

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  • Wood Flooring News
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    Sustainability starts with the suppliers, long before the construction phase – Marldon UK

    In an age where green builds and sustainability are increasingly important, there’s a lot of responsibility lying with architects, specifiers and construction professionals. However, it can be argued that sustainability starts much sooner in the supply chain. As the old saying goes, “a workman is only as good as his tools”, a saying that is especially true in modern times as specifiers, architects and construction firms strive to achieve ever increasingly sustainable buildings. Prestigious accreditations,…

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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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  • Surface Preparation News
    Marldon-Subfloor-Logo

    Trust in each step

    You may have noticed a small change to Marldon, we understand the importance of continual improvement and moving with the times, and so we have taken steps to enhance the look and feel of our brand. We hope you agree that our new marque matches the quality of our products and service, watch this space for further developments. We may have changed but we still hold dear the same values of providing high quality flooring…

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  • Screeds News
    Bostik-Screeds and Adhesives

    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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  • Screeds News
    Weberfloor

    Saint-Gobain Weber flooring products sail through in Heckington Windmill Regeneration

    High performance flooring products by Saint-Gobain Weber have been specified in the second phase of the regeneration of the buildings surrounding the Grade 1 listed Heckington Windmill in Sleaford, Lincolnshire. This is the only working example of an eight-sailed windmill in the country and is a local landmark in the midst of the Lincolnshire fens. Built in 1830, and now owned by Lincolnshire County Council, the 6-storey working Mill is managed and operated by Heckington Windmill Trust…

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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
    Mark-Sika Floor Screeds

    Self-levelling with Sika

    A Health and Safety Executive study revealed around 1,300 work-related injuries were reported between 2015 and 2016 in the food and drink industries. Of these, it’s estimated at least 25% were caused by uneven surfaces. Level flooring is therefore essential in heavily-industrialised areas involving high-levels of footfall and machinery usage. Without the need for rigorous effort, Sika’s self-levelling cementitious compounds can quickly even-out a large floor. Once the product is mixed with water according to its data…

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  • Screeds News
    Floor Screed Video

    Floor Screeds made simple with Saint-Gobain Weber’s new video

    Saint-Gobain Weber takes training in the specification and application of their innovative, market leading materials responsibly. A team of technical advisors is available to support and advise, either over the telephone or on site, on the correct use of a diverse product offering. “In addition to the Saint-Gobain Technical Academy here in Bedfordshire, one of several across the country,” says Rob Speke, training academy manager, Saint-Gobain Weber, “we now have a wide inventory of How…

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  • Featured Partner
    Component-Developments

    Component Developments construction market overview, July 2017.

    Component Developments have analysed and summarised the performance of the industrial, medical, educational and leisure industries during the period July 2017. Comparing the contract award levels with the activity in June 2017, and also with previous years allows patterns and trends to be discovered. This leads to further understanding of what may happen in the upcoming months, and can be used by all companies to help further development. Hotel, Leisure and Sport Contract award levels…

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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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  • Resin News
    SIKA Resin and Industrial Flooring I

    Resin gaining traction as commercial and industrial flooring of choice

    Resin is increasingly seen as a safer, smarter, more durable alternative to traditional flooring at commercial and heavy industrial sites. Sarah James, Marketing Manager at global chemicals company, Sika Flooring, considers the benefits of this hard-wearing, liquid system. Latest figures show resin flooring represents around 3.5% of the floor covering market in the UK with an estimated annual market size of 7.1 million. With businesses facing ever-tighter health and safety standards as well as environmental…

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  • Surface Preparation News
    WEBER-HQ refurbishment

    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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  • Industrial News
    MAPEI’S-DECORATIVE-WALL-COVERING

    Mapei’s decorative wall covering specified for BUPA Healthcare offices

    Mapei UK have supplied 500m2 of their complete Ultratop Loft system in Silver Grey Ultratop Loft F & W finishes, and applied these at the BUPA head offices at The Spectrum Building, Cabots Circus, Bristol. The highly decorative cementitious covering was installed over existing concrete columns during refurbishment works, with installation of the complete Ultratop system taking place over one week during March 2017. Ultratop Loft is the ideal coating product to create decorative interior floors…

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  • Screeds News
    Instamac-Level-it

    Military seal of approval for UltraFloor Level IT Super30

    Long-standing UltraFloor customer, Sovereign Installation Services Ltd. were contracted to install new flooring in 30 kitchens within the barrack’s accommodation blocks. A popular solution to flooring contractors, Level IT Super30 has been used nationwide for over 10 years. The product’s formulation is free from ammonia and protein, creating a very low odour material suitable for confined areas, proving particularly suitable for kitchens and other hospitality and catering areas in domestic or commercial environments. In addition,…

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  • Industrial News
    CFS-Power-Plane

    Central Flooring Services think outside the box with Power Plane Technology

    Central Flooring Services were awarded a project from Wates to remove more than 100,000 sq ft of old bitumen based flooring from an old distribution warehouse, once the home of BHS, now to house the Royal Mail Sorting Office. They needed to think outside the box on a project this size, firstly, how would they remove around 300 tons of asphalt floor, installed at approximately 38mm thick. Secondly, they needed to remove it without damaging…

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  • Resin News
    Solidlux-Carpark-Lining

    The only floor coating for Line Marking at the speed of light!

    Some places never get a rest. In areas where activity continues 24/7 installing floor markings is a challenge. After years of research, a ground-breaking innovation has now arrived: a rapid action floor coating that is fully cured and 100% load resistant, immediately after installation. SolidLux Instant Coatings give minimum disturbance and maximum time efficiency. At Solidlux we appreciate how difficult it can be to renew or re-site line markings and signage in busy, live environments.…

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  • Resin News
    Solidlux coating system flooring

    Solidlux Instant Coatings cures downtime problems – Looking for Contractors

    Since 1962 the Richard Whittaker business has steadily expanded. An independent supplier of starches (both native and modified) and a major producer of dry powder blends. They now occupy 86,000 sqft in Rochdale, Employing over 100 staff and operating six blenders 20 packing lines, when it came to the application of safety demarcation lines and crossings they had various issues. Firstly, because they operate a 24-hour shift pattern, they needed to consider the logistics, costs…

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  • Surface Preparation News
    Uzin Screeds

    Uzin deliver outstanding performance at Gaia Spa and Gym – Boringdon Hall Hotel

    Uzin flooring systems were used at the Grade one listed Boringdon Hall Hotel in Plympton, near Plymouth is a former medieval Manor House where style and luxury meet the Elizabethan architecture. The hotel aimed to create luxurious fitness and spa facilities, therefore a high quality finish was paramount. Approximately 900 square metres of new flooring needed to be installed throughout the new Gaia Spa including treatment areas, gym, boutique, restaurant as well as the reception…

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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
    Marldon-flooring-products

    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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  • Screeds News
    Weber-Gym-II

    Weberfloor creates staff gym for Norwich Recruitment Agency

    “Staff recruitment is exclusively a people business and providing the best possible facilities for my staff is priority.weberfloor 4310 fibre flow pumped screed was the fast flooring solution for our new recreation centre,” reports Jason Adams, founder and managing director of I4 Recruitment Limited, Norwich. I4 has taken over the neighbouring premises to its office complex in the Vulcan Road Business Zone of the City. The commercial building had previously been a recycling centre and…

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  • Resin News
    RSL-SHERWIN-WILLIAMS

    Resin Surfaces (RSL) speak of global opportunities after joining Sherwin-Williams

    RSL, which celebrates 35 years in business this year, joined the world-leading coatings giant in May last year. The company will now lead the Sherwin-Williams commercial flooring business in the EMEAI (Europe, Middle East, Africa and India), working alongside a sister business in the US. The aim is to build a significant global presence in the sector. RSL will relocate its administrative and manufacturing headquarters from Hazel Grove to Sherwin-Williams’ Bolton operation as the final…

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  • Industrial News
    Solidlux-Kitchen-Floor

    Wash-up kitchen floor in the Royal Concert Hall repaired with Solidlux

    Amsterdam, just after midnight at the Royal Concert Hall. The last visitors are leaving, the lights in the auditorium and the foyer have been turned off, and the employees are pulling on their coats. Tomorrow morning, the cleaning crew will be waiting outside on the pavement. More than enough time for the men of Painting Holland Group to recoat the floor of the wash-up kitchen, so that the next day it can be back up…

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  • Flooring News
    Solidlux-Carpark-Lining

    Car park lining at the Olympic Stadium by Solidlux

    Cars are coming and going 24/7 in the parking garage of the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam. Here and there, the lines have become invisible which doesn’t make the situation any clearer. Any long term closure of parts of the garage for floor maintenance would be difficult for many drivers to accept. And that’s without mentioning the loss of revenue that would occur with such a closure. With SolidLux these are no longer considerations. The coating…

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  • Featured Partner
    Solidlux-freezer-rooms

    Solidlux Floor Maintenance in Freezer Rooms

    Very successful tests in the freezer room at -35° Floor maintenance in refrigeration and freezer rooms is a big challenge. Coatings and low temperatures are typically an unfortunate combination as the lower the temperature gets, the longer the drying time is. Usually a space should be temporarily decommissioned, with all logistics hassles entailed. Not with Solidlux, as this does not dry, but cures, even at temperatures below freezing point. Logical that the German company Nordfrost…

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  • Acoustic Flooring News
    Marldon-Riverside

    Marldon subfloor system delivers high specification sound reduction

    Royal Arsenal Riverside is an exciting new development that will offer remarkable apartments with views overlooking the River Thames and towards Canary Wharf. Marldon’s bespoke subfloor system delivers high specification sound reduction and dependable damp proofing within a tighter than anticipated budget. The Problem Great sub-floor preparation is the foundation for any perfect floor and one of the most important aspects of a project, especially when working with statement wooden floors. This project has bespoke…

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  • Win big with Floorwise Pro-Screed Gold

    To celebrate the launch of the new Pro-Screed Gold versatile leveller from floorwise; fitters, contractors and end-users alike have the chance to win big with a fantastic double promotion. Simple to enter, the twin incentive is open to anyone keen to explore the high-level performance, versatility and value for money of the new Pro-Screed Gold two-part levelling and smoothing compound from floorwise. The first rewards anyone who purchases the bag and bottle levelling and smoothing…

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  • Featured Partner
    Reprotec industrial flooring

    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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  • Jobs
    Solidlux

    Industrial Floor Applicators Wanted

    The Coating system for ‘On Site UV Cure’ line marking and coatings will only be supplied through a network of Accredited Applicators. This is a brand of Lowland Coatings International B.V. In order to achieve Accreditation, the management and the individual applicators from the contracting company will be required to attend Certification Training. This one day course includes practical and theory sessions. On successful completion, the delegates will be registered as Accredited Applicators and individual…

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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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  • Featured Partner
    Mapei-MORRISONS

    Mapei Industrial Flooring Systems Installed at Morrisons Gadborok

    Mapei’s Mapefloor i302 resin flooring has been installed in an area covering over 1,200m2 at the Morrisons Supermarket food processing plant in Northwich, Cheshire, to renovate the existing flooring and provide a safe and durable solution. The area covered in this project was in preparation for the installation of a new food processing production line. Dates had already been set to install new machinery at the factory, so the project had to complete within a…

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  • Featured Partner
    RSL Hygienic-Flooring-Systems-RSL

    Hygienic Flooring Systems meets Five Star Hotel Kitchens Brief

    The prestigious Stafford Hotel London has been the latest recipient of a top quality hygienic flooring system thanks to experts at Resin Surfaces Limited and Resintek Services Ltd. The leading resin flooring manufacturers and experienced installers joined forces to supply a bespoke commercial flooring solution to a new state-of-the-art kitchen installation in the luxury, five star hotel. Tucked away in the heart of historic St James, The Stafford London is close to some of the…

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  • Featured Partner
    concrete-tips

    Concrete tips for flooring success

    Mistakes to avoid when preparing concrete floors for a new coating In 1173, the foundations for the famous Tower of Pisa were laid on ground too soft to properly support its weight. The resulting lean gradually progressed until the survival of the building was so at risk that extensive renovation work was required to partially correct the tilt and safeguard the tower’s future. In flooring renovation projects, it is important to consider what can go…

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  • Acoustic Flooring News
    MarldonUK-Tower-Bridge

    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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  • Featured Partner
    SolidLux-Industrial-Flooring

    SolidLux – industrial floor coating that cures at the speed of light

    – We are urgently looking for contractors and distributors – On 24 February 2016, Dutch paint manufacturer Van Wijhe Verf in Zwolle, the Netherlands, introduced a breakthrough in the area of industrial floor coatings: SolidLux Instant Coating, the only industrial grade, coloured floor coating system that cures at the speed of light. After a warm reception in the home market this unique system is being launched on the European market. The introduction of SolidLux is a…

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  • Adhesives News
    Marldon-flooring

    Your Complete Wood Flooring Solution Partner: Marldon UK

    Marldon 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 our 45…

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  • Adhesives News
    Bostik-paddington-exchange

    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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  • Acoustic Flooring News
    Flowcrete-Peran-

    Flowcrete UK Launches Comfort Resins Range

    Flowcrete UK has launched a new comfort flooring range to provide the developers and designers of commercial and public facilities with finishes that will deliver the necessary practical, aesthetic and budgetary criteria. The Comfort Resins collection includes the systems Peran Comfort and Peran CHD as well as Flowshield Comfort and Flowshield CHD. These self-smoothing and flexible polyurethane coatings are all able to create a durable, seamless and easy to clean surface that will withstand intensive…

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  • Resin News
    Flowcrete-Polished-Concrete

    Flowcrete UK Releases Polished Concrete

    Flowcrete UK launched its new range of polished concrete systems to the nation’s construction industry recently, displaying it at both London Build and Scotland Build. At the two shows Flowcrete UK gave attendees a sneak peek into its new polished concrete and coloured screeds range as well as showcasing its recently unveiled Comfort Resins collection. At both shows Flowcrete UK’s expert team showcased its new polished concrete range and even delivered a presentation on polished…

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  • Featured Partner
    King's-Cross-Premier-Inn-Ultrafloor

    UltraFloor smoothing underlayments – Helping deliver a good night guarantee

    King’s Cross Premier Inn has been refurbished using smoothing underlayments from UltraFloor. HSB flooring contractors finished the hotel refurb in 2016, following several weeks of work whilst the hotel remained open. When a building remains operational during a project additional challenges are always presented. This project ran without issue or delays due to the versatile UltraFloor Level IT Bond and speedy Level IT Super30 being selected for installation. Level IT Super30 is the original ‘level…

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  • Featured Partner
    IFT resin floor

    IFT lends expertise to craft brewer in Dundee

    IFT was approached by 71 Brewing to give advice and proposals for the flooring element on the conversion of an existing industrial warehouse in Dundee city centre into a new brewing facility. IFT is a leading specialist integrated flooring provider offering a variety of services including floor screeds and levelling, resin flooring, food safe flooring, car park decking systems, raised access flooring, underfloor heating and hygienic wall cladding. 71 Brewing, launched last year by Duncan…

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  • Association Announcements
    Respol resin flooring

    Respol Industrial & Commercial Flooring Solutions

    RESPOL have for over thirty years provided their customers with an outstanding service and innovative, technically advanced commercial and industrial flooring solutions, designed and guaranteed to perform to the highest standards and provide years of cost-effective service in the most diverse and demanding environments. Twice FERFA ‘Flooring Contractors of the Year Award’ winners, RESPOL’s flooring contractors service and flooring systems are accredited to ISO9001:2008 which is testament to their commitment to quality standards and peace…

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  • Resin News
    CONICA Resin

    Global hotel chain chooses CONICA resin flooring

    CONICA LTD is thrilled to have had its CONIFLOOR industrial resin flooring installed in the basement of the new Tower of London citizenM hotel. citizenM hotels offer an affordable, luxury boutique experience with a distinctly stylish feel. The hotel chain is undergoing significant expansion to create a global portfolio of hotels, located in prime locations in major cities and international airports. CONICA’s CONIFLOOR IPS resin flooring was chosen to be installed in 459m2 of basement…

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    Floorwise-Pro-Screed-Gold

    Floorwise Pro-Screed Sets the Gold Standard

    A champion of high-level performance, versatility and value for money, Pro-Screed Gold is the latest two-part levelling and smoothing compound from floorwise, the screed and adhesive experts. High quality powder and latex liquid combine to make Pro-Screed Gold the go-to bag and bottle levelling and smoothing choice, this product’s far-reaching credentials making it the ideal companion to installers who demand nothing but the best. With Pro-Screed Gold there is no need to prime, meaning installers…

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    Ryebrook-Resins

    Ryebrook Resins – a specialist resin flooring specifier

    Ryebrook Resins Flooring Ltd are a specialist resin flooring specifier and installer to the flooring industry. Ryebrook Resins Flooring most recent clients have included: Willmott Dixon, ISG, Balfour Beatty, Boeing, MOD, Interserve, Kier, Vortex Interiors. Considerable expenditure on R & D maintains the company’s position at the forefront of developments in resin technology, resulting in their specification for floor and wall treatments at the premises of many international companies. The Ryebrook range contributes to the high-tech…

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    Reprotec resin floors

    Industrial project floors the competition

    Leading resin flooring contractor, Reprotec, has completed an award-winning industrial project for Walkers Snack Foods, in collaboration with premium flooring provider, Altro. Reprotec provided Walkers Snack Foods with a range of services and expertise, from problem identification and site surveying to the installation of Altro Flexi-flow Plus onto vinyl covered mezzanine and Gantry areas directly above the production lines. Flexi-flow Plus is a flexible liquid resin floor finish which is a sustainable, anti-slip flooring, and…

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    Stonhard-Logo

    Stonhard (UK) installs new look floors at Central Station Newcastle

    Newcastle Central Station is the region’s major commuter hub used by 5.3 million passengers each year. Paul Wilson of Tolent Construction was the Project Manager in charge of a £6 million revamp of this iconic station. Mr Wilson explains: “In 2009, we delivered a complete overhaul of the Haymarket Station, operated by Nexus. The project was a success and Haymarket is now a flagship station for the whole network which is undergoing an 11 year…

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    Floor Insulation Beamshield

    New Floor Insulation Product Instructional App Launched for House Builders

    Derbyshire-based expanded polystyrene (EPS) manufacturer, Springvale, has launched a new free instructional mobile app. The quick and easy installation guide will help building contractors using Springvale’s suspended ground floor insulation product; Beamshield Plus. The app is available for smartphones and tablets and will sit along the range of online digital resources already available. Produced by Whitefield-based ADZ Media, the app features a resource library of instructional videos. There are also detailed illustrated descriptions of the…

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    Sikafloor Resin flooring

    Sikafloor provides Durable, High-Gloss surface fit for a Ferrari

    Thanks to Sika, a vehicle workshop involved in the repair and maintenance of some of the world’s most expensive cars has been supplied with a durable, high-gloss floor to protect the high-powered, high-specification machines it services. The Ferrari Garage in Greater Manchester contains a hive of engineering expertise. For the refurbishment of the workshop’s 700m2 floor, it was vital the new system contained hard-wearing, non-slip properties, whilst offering a smooth, seamless finish to benefit mechanics…

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    Instarmac-Transport

    Instarmac are committed to protecting vulnerable road users

    Every year there are a large number of road traffic incidents involving HGV’s and this has led to construction related initiatives such as FORS (Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme) which is designed to support vulnerable road users by developing standards for construction logistics. FORS is a voluntary national accreditation scheme designed to help fleet operators improve and monitor operational performance and safety. The scheme encompasses all aspects of safety, fuel efficiency, vehicle emissions and improved operations.…

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    RSL-HILTON-Hotel

    Resin Flooring Specialists meter commercial kitchen brief for Hilton Hotel

    Leading manufacturers Resin Surfaces Limited (RSL) and expert installers Resintek Services Ltd have teamed up to supply commercial flooring to one of the Hilton group’s newest London hotels.  The Hilton London Bankside is based on Great Suffolk Street, SE1 and is popular with tourists keen to be close to the Tate Modern, Shakespeare Globe Theatre, London Bridge and other attractions in the capital. RSL worked with Resintek to meet the brief, installing 1300sq metres of…

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    imperial-war-museum

    CCF brings modern flooring solution to the historic Imperial War Museum

    When London’s Imperial War Museum (IWM) planned its £35 million refurbishment transformation in commemoration of the centenary of the First World War, the museum turned to Mapei, Polished Concrete Designs and CCF – a leading interior building products distributor – to provide a sound flooring solution fit for the prestigious building. CCF worked alongside the manufacturer and installer during the major redevelopment project to provide a flooring system that could accommodate the heavy traffic of…

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    Screedmaster speed 30

    Bostik new floor levelling compound Screedmaster Speed 30

    Bostik has launched Screedmaster Speed 30, a new rapid-drying floor levelling compound with a walk on time of just 30 minutes – making it ideal for contractors who require a fast track solution for their flooring project. Formulated from the latest advances in cement technology, the Screedmaster Speed 30 will smooth sound, uneven surfaces prior to the laying of decorative floor coverings in as little as 3 hours, with a loose lay time of 45…

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    tremco-sx500

    New Tremco SX500 cuts the hassle with fast drying times

    As a flooring contractor regularly working for Bristol City Council, Fantasy Flooring is often involved in the refurbishment of social housing in occupied blocks of flats. Laying new flooring is always naturally troublesome in communal areas because of the need to balance continuity of access with the extended drying times of the products used. All this changed when the team at Fantasy Flooring was introduced to TREMCO’s SX500 rapid drying smoothing compound. Fantasy Flooring has…

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    weberfloor DPM

    New moisture resistant weberfloor DPM saves time

    Saint-Gobain Weber, the manufacturer of many innovative, high performance construction products and systems, and specialists in industrial and commercial flooring products, has introduced weberfloor DPM, a highly moisture tolerant, epoxy resin damp proof system. weberfloor DPM has been designed to bond to concrete surfaces even when the concrete is still drying out and when it contains a high degree of moisture. It is a two coat system which is easy to apply to concrete and cement-based substrates…

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    weber-training

    What’s on the Weber training agenda at the Saint-Gobain Technical Academy

    At the Saint-Gobain Technical Academy in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, Weber’s training programmes embrace all categories in the company’s diverse product range. This includes External Wall Insulation (EWI), monocouche through-coloured renders, tile fixing, technical mortars and flooring systems. Courses can be designed to meet product-specific requirements, or to suit different levels of experience and skills. Many one-day courses follow pre-determined content and are available on scheduled dates throughout the year.  “We understand how important training is for the…

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  • Adhesives News
    ultrafloor-app

    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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    Level-IT-Rapid-

    Join Instarmac at this year’s inaugural Tiling Show

    Visit Instarmac on stand Q3 where their premium brands UltraFloor, UltraTile and Granfix will be showcasing their popular subfloor preparation, tile fixing and grouting solutions. To be held at the Harrogate International Centre from the 18th – 20th September, The Tiling Show is an exciting new exhibition for the tile and stone industry.  It will run alongside The Flooring Show creating a ‘2 in 1’ day out for all visitors. The Instarmac stand will debut…

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    granite-house industrial flooring

    Industrial Flooring: Don’t Compromise Aesthetics for Functionality

    Industrial settings have a reputation of being cold, drab places, particularly with being typically grey and plain. So, while incredibly practical, they understandably aren’t famed for their aesthetics. Uninteresting and industrial flooring don’t need to fall under the same schema, as you shouldn’t have to choose between high performance flooring and aesthetics. All floors have specific features, meaning you can choose the right option for your client’s particular industrial setting – if they require a…

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    Ian-Striven kemtile

    Kemtile bids a fond farewell to ‘Mr Ucrete’

      This month, Ian Scriven – one of the country’s leading commercial and industrial flooring specialists – will retire from a sector that he has helped drive and develop for over four decades in the UK and Ireland. At the age of 71, Ian will leave his role as Business Development Manager for Cheshire-based Kemtile following a most successful four year career swansong with the leading installer of hygienic food grade floors and drainage. Ian joined Kemtile in 2012 after…

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    Ultrafloor-Single-Component

    UltraFloor add to moisture protection range 

    UltraFloor are delighted to announce the launch of Suppress IT, a single component, two-coat moisture vapour suppressant. UltraFloor Suppress IT is ideal for use over a variety of substrates including concrete floors, sand/cement screeds and most absorbent construction materials.  It is a water based product which is designed to suppress residual construction moisture, providing a protective primer membrane prior to further floor preparation. Using a two-coat application method without the need to prime, Suppress IT…

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    SikaFloor factory resin

    Sikafloor keeps the presses rolling at label factory

    More than 1,700m2 of a hard-wearing and fast-applied flooring solution from Sika was provided to an award-winning printing company in Leicester to create a replacement floor that offers long-term performance and durability with minimal disruption during installation. When Label Apeel purchased an old hosiery factory in Thurmaston near Leicester, they found that the production floors were pitted, in poor condition and required a complete overhaul. With only two weeks to replace the concrete floor, specialist contractor…

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    Sikafloor II

    SikaFloor makes the grade at Welsh Bottle Plant

    For a new production line floor at a bottling plant in Wales, a specialist floor surface system from Sika has delivered long term performance and excellent durability whilst meeting the demanding hygiene regulations within the food and drink industry. The Radnor Hills Mineral Water Company in Knighton produces more than 175 million bottles each year. For a new bottling line, the floor surface had to meet industry standards, withstand heavy machinery and be easy to…

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    Fil-It-Rapid-UltraFloor

    UltraFloor launch new flowable bulking concrete

    UltraFloor are delighted to announce the launch of Fill IT, a rapid setting, rapid drying flowable bulking concrete for internal and external use. The addition of this exciting new product to the UltraFloor range provides a quick and cost-effective alternative to the labour and time intense traditional method of mixing underlayments with aggregates. UltraFloor Fill IT is a general purpose, rapid setting flowable backfilling concrete designed to eliminate bulking of underlayments on site with aggregates. …

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    AIRPOP-INSULATED-FLOORS

    Airpot insulated floors in new homes promise comfort and reduced heating bills

    To solve the nation’s housing shortage, more than 250,000 new homes are desperately needed across the UK every year for many years to come. And with cavity wall and roof insulation the accepted norm in new build properties, the emphasis now is on making cold, non-insulated flooring a thing of the past in new houses and apartments. One fast, reliable floor insulation solution is demonstrated in a new video highlighting the advantages of airpop® to…

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    Fermacell flags up its flooring credentials

    A new brochure on its range of flooring systems has been published by Fermacell Leading building boards manufacturer Fermacell has launched a comprehensive guide to planning and installing its dry flooring systems. The 64-page A4 manual details how Fermacell’s dry flooring systems are a practical and cost-effective alternative to conventional wet screed to concrete floors and how their excellent thermal conductivity makes them a very efficient overlay to underfloor heating systems. In addition, an optional wood fibre…

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  • Adhesives News
    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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    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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    Sika Screed

    Sika launches Fast Screed solution

    Sika, leaders in the development of innovative flooring systems, has launched a new screed system, designed to offer contractors a simpler, easier and faster method of creating a durable and high quality floor finish.  SikaScreed P-24 is the latest addition to the extensive Sika cementitious range. It offers remarkable drying times, being overcoatable with all flooring types within just 24 hours. So spectacular is its rapid-set quality, SikaScreed P-24 can carry pedestrian traffic in just three…

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    Instarmac new website

    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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    Instarmac-Wembly

    UltraFloor Level IT Bond scores at Wembley Stadium

    UltraFloor’s Level IT Bond the rapid drying, all purpose smoothing underlayment has been used to refurbish a prestigious hospitality suite at Wembley Stadium. The project was secured by longstanding UltraFloor customer, Mighty Flooring who carried out the work in the suite over a three day period.  Level IT Bond was applied onto a concrete substrate and overlaid with a wooden vinyl to create a elegant finish perfect for entertaining private guests during matches. Level IT…

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    level-it-super-30

    Stockport community benefits from new UltraFloor installation

    UltraFloor’s Level IT Super30 rapid setting and drying smoothing underlayment has been used on a church extension in Romiley, Stockport. The contractor was G J Flooring Specialists Ltd. who carried out the work at St. Christopher’s Church on Barrack Hill.  A three day window was available for the work to be completed, two days of which were required for the fitting of the engineered oak flooring, leaving only the one for all the subfloor preparation.…

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    RSL Resin Award

    RSL WINS MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR AWARD

    Stockport-based international resin flooring manufacturer Resin Surfaces Ltd (RSL) has won the prestigious Manufacturer of the Year award at the EN Northwest Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. The lavish awards ceremony, created by Excel Publishing and held at The Mere Golf Resort & Spa facility in Cheshire saw winners in 14 categories crowned, representing the best in owner-managed businesses in the North West. The event, which was celebrating its 14th year as the North West’s premier business awards…

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    SAINT-GOBAIN-Weber-Floor-Smooth

    Saint-Gobain Weber Levelling Compound makes Super-Fast work of Smoothing Floors

    Saint-Gobain Weber, the specialist formulator and manufacturer of innovative products for the construction industry, has launched the rapid-setting weber.floor rapid levelling compound for domestic and commercial applications where speed and performance is of the essence. New weber.floor rapid, a cement-based, self-smoothing and self-levelling floor screed has outstanding rapid-setting qualities and is ready for light foot traffic in just 45 – 60 minutes while its fibre-modified formula increases strength and resilience.  It is ideally suited for correcting irregularities on difficult…

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    SAINT-GOBAIN-Weber-The-Big-Build

    Saint-Gobain Weber supports DIY SOS – The Big Build Veterans Special

    Leca® Insufill, the innovative lightweight aggregate and weber.floor 4310 high performance, self-levelling floor screed, has been donated by Saint-Gobain Weber for BBC1’s DIY SOS The Big Build Veterans Special. This ambitious project saw eight empty and derelict Victorian properties on Canada Street, in the Newton Heath district of Manchester, transformed into liveable homes for ex-service personnel. The properties are being adapted to create three much needed homes for veterans and their families.  One of the properties will be converted…

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    RSL resin flooring refurbishment

    Landmark Library Refurbished with State Of The Art Resin Flooring

    Specialist resin systems supplier Resin Surfaces Limited (RSL) was brought in to help with the multi-million pound refurbishment of Manchester’s Central Library. The Library recently re-opened to enthusiastic reviews following a three-year refurbishment. RSL’s brief was to provide a modern flooring solution that complemented the building’s unique neo-classical style. First opened in 1934, the Grade II*-listed building is Britain’s second-largest public library and an important tourist attraction in the city. The re-opening of the library…

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    BAL-Level-Max

    BAL Level Max – the new maximum performance, all-in-one leveller that’s easy on the pocket!

    With innovative Fibre Strand Technology (FST), bed depths up to 80mm in a single application and suitable for use over most bases including timber at 3mm, BAL Level Max levelling compound is the latest innovation from the market-leader in tiling; BAL. Already received with great acclaim by tilers and flooring contractors, BAL Level Max combines the benefits of BAL’s levelling expertise to provide users with a complete, all-in-one flooring product for preparing internal floor surfaces…

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    Bostik-Rapid-mortar-repair

    Bostik Rapid Repair Mortar now available in handy bucket packs

    In response to customer feedback, Bostik’s popular Rapid Repair Mortar is now available in handy new bucket packaging for improved quantity control, easier storage and better protection. Perfect for keeping in the back of the van, the 5kg buckets make it easier for flooring professionals to use only the required quantities, helping to minimise waste. The sturdy new leak-free packaging keeps the contents safe and upright, allowing for small amounts to be used at a…

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    psr-industrial-flooring

    Thoughtful Flooring: Choosing the Optimal Floor for Your Business Needs

    When selecting which type of flooring your business may require, it is all too easy to fall into the trap of believing a company’s self congratulatory hype. Whilst it is, of course, important to hear a company’s stance on their delivery of quality, lead time, or even previous clients, you need to consider what is best for you and, most importantly, your premises. Certain industry professionals may be able to spot the flaws in flooring…

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    Watco-concrete-floor

    Watco rescues the power-float floor from shot-blasting, etching and grinding

      New and unique Powerfloat Sealer saves time, offers low maintenance and leaves polished concrete floors looking exceptional.   It’s one of the most difficult questions in floor care:  How do you preserve the beauty and durability of a power-float polished, concrete floor while also protecting it from dust, stains and general wear and tear?   Watco has the answer.  The company’s UK based and highly acclaimed in-house technical and manufacturing teams have developed a…

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    Jaymart Vynagrip Matting

    Rugged Performance with Jaymart Vynagrip Plus Matting at Howco Oilfield Services

    Jaymart’s hardwearing “Vynagrip Plus” is a tough, rugged “go anywhere” duckboard matting which is regularly specified by Howco Oilfield Services in Irvine. According to Howco Oilfield Services’ official website, they are the largest independent supplier and processor of steel, chrome moly, duplex, stainless and nickel based alloys for the oil and gas industry. “Vynagrip Plus Matting” heavy duty PVC duckboard matting is supplied in roll lengths 10m x 60cm, 91cm or 122cm wide x 15mm thick…

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    T&R adds Tilemaster rapid floor leveller

    T&R extends preparatory range with ‘fast-track’ Tilemaster systems

    T&R adds new Tilemaster Rapid Level 30 to range T&R’s floor preparation range includes a comprehensive collection of screeds from leading brands including Ardex, F. Ball, Laybond, Tilemaster, Tremco, Ultra Floor and Uzin. Preparatory products span from primers to screeds – and two new fast-track Tilemaster systems join the range this spring. All products are available from extensive stock, for standard two-day delivery or next day by request. New Tilemaster Rapid Level 30 is an…

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    Screedmaster-Flex-Bostik

    Bostik launch flexible self-levelling compound

    Global adhesives specialist Bostik has launched Screedmaster Flex – a flexible and rapid setting self-levelling compound that is specifically designed to save flooring contractors valuable time and money.  Ideal for smoothing and levelling wooden floorboards, flooring grade plywood, P5 chipboard and mastic asphalt screeds, Screedmaster Flex can be laid over most common substrates and is also suitable for use with underfloor heating installations (provided a maximum surface temperature of 27oC is not exceeded) and under…

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  • Adhesives News
    Bal-Matthew-Leaver

    BAL strengthens specifier support with new Business Development Manager

    Building Adhesives Ltd, the market-leading manufacturer of tile adhesives, grouts, sealants and ancillary products, has appointed Matthew Leaver as their new national Business Development Manager, strengthening the company specification support. Matthew’s role includes working with architects, designers and specifiers to support them on M40/M20 specifications, deliver project support and provide RIBA-accredited CPDs. He said: “I am delighted to join the market-leader in tile adhesives in what is an exciting time in the industry, particularly the…

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    Mapei Ultraloft

    Mapei introduces new Ultratop Loft for floors, walls and more!

    Mapei UK has launched Ultratop Loft F and Ultratop Loft W, a highly decorative cementitious product that can be used on walls, floors, staircases and ramps to complement its existing Ultratop range of products. Ultratop Loft F and Ultratop Loft W are one-component, trowellable, cementitious products available in two different aggregate sizes; either coarse (Ultratop Loft F) or fine (Ultratop Loft W) offering two different appearances depending on the ultimate finish required. Both products are…

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    Flowcrete Jan

    Dealing with Floor Dilapidation Works: Advice for Tenants & Landlords

    Dilapidation work is an important consideration for both tenants coming to the end of a lease agreement and landlords preparing to re-market a commercial or industrial building – as for both it can result in costs, prolonged labour, operational downtime and potentially unforeseen expenditure. The focus of dilapidation works might be different for each party, the tenant is looking to avoid breaching the terms of their contract and the landlord wants to quickly return the…

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