General, Products

Tile of Spain guide to choosing kitchen floor tiles

Tile of Spain presents a practical guide to kitchen flooring and an overview of the latest high-quality products from Spanish manufacturers… KEY CONSIDERATIONS ALL ceramic and porcelain tiles are: Low maintenance – resistant to water, detergents, acids and salts Compatible with underfloor heating Durable – and hardwearing Versatile – available in multiple colours, sizes and […]

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Appointments, General

New chairman for the National Heritage Training Group

The National Heritage Training Group has announced the appointment of its new chairman, Bob Howard MBE. Bob will already be known to many as a voice of The Tile Association and says he is excited by the challenge of taking the NHTG forward at a time of increasing political and economic uncertainty. “Despite everything else […]

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General

Kerridge Commercial Systems celebrates 40 years of software innovation

Tile and KBB companies helped Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) celebrate its 40th birthday recently. The company — a leading software supplier to the industry — marked this impressive milestone during its latest customer conference. The company was established in 1976 — the same year as the Apple computer company. Chief Executive Officer Ian Bendelow guided […]

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Products

Fast, large-format bonding with Tilemaster Thick Bed FlexiRapid

Tilemaster Thick Bed FlexiRapid offers the ideal bonding solution for large format floor tiles. The fast-track, pourable adhesive is specially developed for the solid bed fixing of ceramic, porcelain, terrazzo and natural stone tiles. It can also be used to level floors and is suitable for fixing tiles of uneven thicknesses, such as limestone flagstones […]

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Projects

Weber.rend OCR by Saint-Gobain Weber saves time and money at new Flitwick Leisure Centre

The weber.rend OCR pre-blended one-coat render system has been used in the construction of the £12.5 million new leisure, sports and swimming pool complex recently opened at Flitwick in Bedfordshire by Central Bedfordshire Council. Significant savings in time and money have resulted from the use of weber.rend OCR specified as background render for substantial areas […]

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Projects

Penrith Tile Centre chooses Tilemaster for exclusive Carleton Manor Park

Penrith Tile Centre recently completed an extensive tiling project using Tilemaster fixing products at Cumbrian Homes’ exclusive Carleton Manor Park development. The new luxury homes featured porcelain wood effects, unpolished tumbled marble and stone mosaics, supplied by Ca’ Pietra, Marshalls Tile and Stone Interiors and Verona. Tilemaster products were chosen to facilitate a high-spec finish […]

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Training

FILA launches best practice Marble Roadshows

Surface care specialist FILA recently hosted its first Marble Roadshow, in partnership with Cosmave, Confindustria Marmomacchine and Video Marmoteca. The event was hosted in June at Musa — the Virtual Museum of Sculpture and Architecture of Pietrasanta (LU). Marble manufacturers, architects, interior designers and teams from specialist laboratories attended the roadshow, with content focused on […]

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General

Money-saving energy deals for TTA members

The Tile Association is working with Utilitywise to help members get better value from their energy contracts, reduce their energy consumption and save money. Utilitywise explain more about the exciting benefits for TTA members… As a partnership we understand the importance of managing your utility consumption and spend efficiently. With 46% of small businesses believing that energy […]

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