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NEW CONNECTIONS WITH ULTRATILEFIX

UltraTileFix, home to premium tile adhesives, grouts and levelling compounds, have created a variety of communication channels to help their customers access information in a way perfectly suited to them. The UltraTileFix website features product advice, technical and safety datasheets and a product calculator to help you work out exactly how many bags of product […]

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CONSTRUCTION SECTOR BEGINS TO CATCH UP

Activity in the construction supply chain significantly picked up in the second quarter of 2018 as the industry began its catch-up of work lost due to delays related to Carillion and severe weather conditions in Q1, according to a survey of product manufacturers, contractors, civil engineers and SME builders by the Construction Products Association. The […]

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REAL STONE & TILE SELECTED AS EXCLUSIVE NORTH WEST STOCKIST OF ROBERTO CAVALLI TILES

Cheadle-based tile and bathroom specialist, Real Stone and Tile, has become the exclusive stockist for Roberto Cavalli tiles in the North West. Roberto Cavalli, the high end Italian designer, known for exotic prints and luxury products has chosen Real Stone and Tile as one of their exclusive retailers in the UK due to their outstanding […]

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CPA PREDICTS FIRST FALL IN CONSTRUCTION FOR SIX YEARS

The Construction Products Association expects the UK construction industry to suffer a fall in 2018, following five years of consecutive growth. The CPA’s Summer Forecasts anticipate growth for the whole of 2018 to fall 0.6%, before accelerating to 2.3% in 2019 and 1.9% in 2020, with house builders the primary drivers of growth for the […]

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COMBUSTIBLE CLADDING MATERIALS TO BE BANNED ON HIGH RISES

Along with the Construction Products Association, the Construction Industry Council and Build UK, the TTA sits on the Industry Response Group, set up by the Government after the Grenfell Tower Disaster. Following the publication of the Hackitt Report in June, Suzannah Nichol MBE, Chief Executive of Build UK said: “It is not surprising to see that […]

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PRO PLY BACKER BOARD FROM NORCROS ADHESIVES PROVIDES A BACKBONE FOR TILING PROJECTS

The key to a successful tiling job lies, not in the tiles themselves, but in what the tiles are fixed to. The latest launch from Norcros Adhesives provides a strong, stable background for all types of projects, especially installations in bathrooms and wetrooms. Norcros Pro Ply Tile Backer Board meets the requirements of the latest […]

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TTA URGES AWARENESS OF CHANGES IN BRITISH STANDARD BS 5385 PART 1: 2018 – DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF CERAMIC, NATURAL STONE AND MOSAIC WALL TILING IN NORMAL INTERNAL CONDITIONS – CODE OF PRACTICE

The latest revision to the British Standard covering wall tiling includes a number of important changes, of which those working in the industry need to be aware. BS 5385 Part 1: 2018 was published on 30 June and includes the following new requirements: Tiling should be carried out by a skilled operative, who has been […]

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ULTRATILEFIX ADHESIVES ARE GUARANTEED TO PERFORM EVERY TIME

UltraTileFix, part of the Instarmac Group plc, is home to a portfolio of contractor-friendly, premium floor tile adhesives developed for the flooring industry. For the installation of ceramic and porcelain floor tiles, UltraTileFix recommends the use of a standard set tile adhesive such as ProSet SS. Formulated with extended workability, ProSet SS can receive light […]

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