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103 MOON WHITE JOINS KERACOLOR FF COLOUR PALETTE

Mapei has introduced a new grout shade to its range of Keracolor FF fine-grained cementitious grouts. New 103 Moon White joins the collection of water-repellent grouts, which features DropEffect® technology and very low VOC formulations. Keracolor FF can be used to install natural stone and engineered tiles in all settings, from interiors floor and walls […]

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NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK

National Apprenticeship Week 2024, on Monday 5th–Sunday 11th February, is just around the corner. This event is an opportunity for the education and skills sector to celebrate the achievements of apprentices around the country and the positive impact they make to communities, businesses, and the wider economy. The Department for Education have announced that the […]

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MAPEI’S BEST-SELLING SEALANT GOES GREEN

Mapei has introduced an eco-version of its best-selling pure acetic silicone sealant, Mapesil AC ECO. Manufactured using renewable energy and packed in recycled plastic cartridges, the solvent-free sealant provides all of the benefits of Mapesil AC technology – including exceptional strength and durability, resistance to mould and high elasticity – with a reduction in CO2 […]

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TILE GIANT PURCHASES 9 OF 19 TILE CHOICE STORES

Tile Giant announces that it has purchased 9 of the 19 Tile Choice stores which recently ceased trading as the company entered administration, as well as the tilechoice.co.uk and crowntiles.co.uk websites. The 9 stores – located in Coventry, Bilston, Walsall, Birmingham, Cannock, Derby, Burton on Trent, Kidderminster, and Worcester – will re-open and start trading […]

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TILE CHOICE ENTERS ADMINISTRATION

It has been announced that Wolverhampton-based retailer and distributor Tile Choice is to cease trading with immediate effect. A Notice of Intention to appoint administrators was posted during the second week of January. The company was founded in 1991 and was a longstanding TTA member and winner of a TTA Award in both 2020 and […]

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PROFILPAS & MAPEI’S NEW PARTNERSHIP

Italian manufacturer, Profilpas’ range of profiles and systems will be launched as part of Mapei UK’s portfolio. The accessories will complement floor and tiling projects, and will include design-led skirting boards, LED light profiles, shower systems, spacers and levelling systems for floors and walls. Part of the Mapei Group since September 2022, Profilpas is renowned […]

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ULTRATILE EXPANDS ITS MARKET-LEADING TEAM

Following the announcement of Jason Reid’s promotion to Sales Director, Instarmac are delighted to announce that Area Sales Manager, Josh Jinks, is UltraTile’s new Brand Manager. Josh joined Instarmac in 2018 as part of their Graduate Development Programme and has worked extremely hard in the intervening years to climb the ranks to UltraTile Brand Manager […]

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TTA MEMBERS WANT TO BE MORE SUSTAINABLE, ACCORDING TO SURVEY

TTA’s Sustainability Working Group has recently carried out a focussed qualitative survey of independent tiler fixers and contractors to find out their views on sustainability.  The questions asked covered installation waste, product and material usage, office and warehouse energy use, packaging waste, transport & logistics and business miles and fuel.  The results revealed that all […]

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ULTRACARE PRODUCTS JOIN MAPEI ZERO LINE

Seven treatments from the UltraCare range have joined Mapei UK’s Zero Line, a range of low environmental impact products. They include six UltraCare surface maintenance products and UltraCare Smooth Silicone. The extended portfolio, which also includes installation and building products, provides safe and sustainable high-performance solutions with CO2 emissions fully offset in the entire life […]

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