Appointments, Training

MEET THE LATEST MASTER TILE FIXER

The Tile Association’s Master Tile Fixer certification scheme was introduced to support TTA’s vision to ‘raise tile and tiling standards and enhance installation expertise and craftmanship’. The scheme certifies highly experienced and skilled independent tile fixers with the aim of promoting best practice and encouraging existing tiling professionals to strive for excellence. Congratulations to our […]

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General

BARBOUR ABI PUBLISHES HOME IMPROVEMENT INDEX 2024

In 2021–22 households spent £60 billion on repair, maintenance, and improvement (RMI) of the housing stock*. Three quarters was spent on alterations and improvements and about £40 billion of the overall RMI work was contracted out. This doesn’t include billions of pounds spent by a multitude of private landlords who rent out more than 20% […]

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Awards, Featured, General

AMBER UNDERFLOOR HEATING SUPPORT INNOVATION AS THREE-TIMES GOLD SPONSOR OF TTA AWARDS

Underfloor heating experts, Amber Underfloor Heating, were Gold sponsors of the annual Tile Association Awards – for the third year running. Hosted by leading industry membership organisation The Tile Association, TTA Awards are an annual event which recognises the achievements of companies and individuals in the tiling sector. TTA Awards 2024 took place on 10th […]

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General, Products

MAPEI EXTENDS LANDSCAPING SEASON WITH NEW MAPEPAVE

Mapei has launched MapePave – a new pre-blended ready-to-use mortar system for the fast installation of natural and engineered stone pavers externally, all year-round. Ideal for 20mm porcelain and natural stone, the new system provides normal setting and controlled shrinkage for fast-drying bedding and installation. When grouted with MapePave Brush in Grout, pavers can accept […]

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SCHLÜTER-SYSTEMS JOINS A HOST OF TOP BUILDING DESIGN BRANDS IN LONDON’S MATERIAL LAB

Material Lab, in London’s West End, is a design resource and materials library and home to a comprehensive range of innovative, high-end brands which have been developed for the UK’s architectural community. The impressive two-storey showroom was founded in 2006 as an inspirational hub for designers, architects and developers where displays, presentations, workshops and partner […]

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General, Projects

MAPEI TILE SYSTEM JOINS SPEC AT TOWER HAMLETS’ NEW TOWN HALL

An extensive tiling project has been completed at Tower Hamlets’ new Town Hall using a Mapei installation system. The project, which included the reception area, washrooms and entrance, was completed by Stone & Ceramic for Bouygues. Tiles specified included natural stone, brick-slips, porcelain and ceramics. Located within the former Royal London Hospital building in Whitechapel […]

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