Underfloor Heating News

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  • Mapei Ultraplan Eco 3210

    Mapei Ultraplan Eco 3210

    Mapei’s best-selling Ultraplan Eco 3210 is now available in 20kg packaging, rather than the original 23kg weight. Ultraplan Eco 3210 is an ultra-fast hardening, self-levelling and smoothing compound for levelling differences in substrate thickness and can be applied in 3-10mm per coat. The very low VOC content of Ultraplan Eco…

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  • Floorwise cranks up heat with enhanced F555 Flooring Adhesive

    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…

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  • Interwall Flooring signs exclusive UK rights for Timbertherm innovation 1

    Interwall Flooring signs exclusive UK rights for Timbertherm innovation

    Interwall Flooring has announced that it has completed the integration of Timbertherm Flooring Ltd and has the exclusive rights to import and distribute Timbertherm wood flooring.  This new innovation provides a world-first alternative to dual wood floor and underfloor heating specifications.  Its integral ‘smart-heat design’ provides style, health, installation and…

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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…

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  • BGNFS 2017: Heritage flooring brands refreshed for consumer tastes

    Interfloor will showcase new contemporary looks for its market-leading heritage brands Tredaire and Duralay at this year’s BGNFS at Cranmore Park, as well as the latest additions to its sales and marketing support package for retailers. Top-selling Tredaire, which has been on the market for over 50 years, and Duralay,…

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  • Marldon from Concept to Completion 4

    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…

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  • Havwoods Accessories on the case at The Shard

    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…

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  • Flowcrete UK Launches Comfort Resins Range

    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…

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  • IFT lends expertise to craft brewer in Dundee

    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,…

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  • Floorwise Pro-Screed Sets the Gold Standard

    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…

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  • Luxury vinyl tile range from Milliken Enhanced, Refined and Designed to Combine 1

    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…

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  • New ‘rustic vintage’ Götaland joins Kährs wood flooring range

    New ‘rustic vintage’ Götaland joins Kährs wood flooring range

    Kährs has introduced its Götaland Collection – a new range of five oak wood floors. In colours spanning floury white to chocolate brown, the new three-strip collection combines lively oak with a vintage finish. It takes inspiration from Kährs’ Småland Collection, which includes complementary designs in a one-strip format. Named…

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  • ball and young logo

    Insight into Ball and Young Ltd

    History Founded in 1983 by Martin Ball and Jim Young sited at Corby Enterprise Zone after the failure of the Steelworks and was quickly accepted as Top Quality Carpet Underlay Products and Reliable Service. In 1989 Ball and Young was purchased by British Vita – A worldwide foam and fibre…

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  • Heritage brands are the cornerstones of Interfloor's one-stop-shop - Furniture Show 2017

    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…

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  • Kährs and Nu-Heat partner to offer best practice advice

    Kährs and Nu-Heat partner to offer best practice advice

    Kährs has teamed up with underfloor heating expert, Nu-Heat to demonstrate the compatibility of the two products and offer best practice advice.  The initiative includes a working showcase at Kährs Design Studio in Clerkenwell, which features a dual installation throughout.  Kährs designs also feature on Nu-Heat exhibition stands and portable…

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  • New Tremco SX500 cuts the hassle with fast drying times

    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…

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  • Kährs Design Studio opens in Clerkenwell

    Kährs Design Studio opens in Clerkenwell

    Kährs has opened its new Design Studio in Clerkenwell, London’s architectural and interior design district. Located on Albemarle Way – with a roof terrace overlooking The Priory Church of the Order of St John – the Design Studio will provide a central hub for Kährs award-winning wood flooring range. It…

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  • The Floorwise Big Bonanza Promotion Returns

    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…

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  • How One Man's Cold Feet Sparked a Global Search

    How One Man’s Cold Feet Sparked a Global Search

    Working from home and dreading the winter months. he didn’t want the central heating on as he was working from just one room. So he’d wear jumpers and fleeces to keep warm. But within a few minutes of sitting down his feet would be cold and the warmth would slowly…

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

    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…

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  • Floorwise unveils “How to” video series

    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…

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  • Discreet Domani joins Kährs wood flooring collection

    Discreet Domani joins Kährs wood flooring collection

    Kährs has introduced its new Domani Collection of wood floors. The new collection includes seven designs, with a discreet contemporary-rustic grain and a hard wax oil finish. The new oak and maple floors are offered in a spectrum of natural colour tones, including chic white and grey tones, naturals and…

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  • A sound choice in underlay with Floorwise Acoustica

    A sound choice in underlay with Floorwise Acoustica

    Used under wood and laminate flooring, the Acoustica underlay collection from floorwise helps to combat noise, one of the biggest flooring-related concerns facing specifiers and homeowners today. Using a dense rubber construction, Acoustica not only helps to combat the sound of footfall (impact noise) but also airborne sound, helping to…

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  • Interfloor revealing fresh new looks at the flooring show

    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…

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  • Airpot insulated floors in new homes promise comfort and reduced heating bills 1

    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…

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