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Coverings rescheduled for Orlando, USA, in July 2021

Coverings 2021 has been rescheduled from April 2021 to 7th to 9th July  2021 in the...

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Coverings rescheduled for Orlando, USA, in July 2021

Coverings 2021 has been rescheduled from April 2021 to 7th to 9th July  2021 in the North Hall of the...

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KBB showrooms ordered to close

All KBB showrooms in England must lock their doors under shock new government rules, says a news report on https://www.kbbreview.com. This...

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ABK Group acquires a 49% stake in Arbe Stolanic

ABK Group, one of Italy’s largest ceramic tile manufacturers, has acquired a 49% stake in the Spanish company Arbe Stolanic...

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News

BAL relaunches its popular five-day training course

BAL has relaunched its intensive five day wall and floor tiling course.  Held at BAL’s Innovation and Technology Centre, the...

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Gaia underfloor heating warms listed chapel

Housing developer, Beechcroft, has chosen Gaia’s low-temperature hot water underfloor heating (UFH) system to create a warm, comfortable living space...

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Impey announces 2018 We Are Wetrooms training tour dates

Now entering its third year, the We Are Wetrooms installation training tour continues to grow in popularity. During 2018 Impey’s...

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Industry veteran, Rex Walker, announces his retirement from LTP

After a remarkable 50 years in the tiling industry, Rex Walker will be retiring at the end of the year...

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Modest outlook for UK wood flooring market

According to AMA Research, the outlook for the UK’s wood floorcoverings market is modest as confidence and spending levels remain...

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World’s top ceramic groups named in new report

Ceramic World Review has updated the figures for the world’s top 25 ceramic tile groups in 2018.   The report found...

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Features

Off white is the new black

Off-white is a total trend in ceramic interior decoration.  White in its different versions impregnates the textures and designs of porcelain tiles with a touch of sobriety perfect for contemporary spaces.White remains a 'must' in interior decoration because of its...

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Perfect porcelain wood simulations

Ceramique Internationale’s Peter Vann explores how evolving tile technology has given us unlimited opportunities to get creative with wood-effect tiles, and why this natural trend is here to stay. It’s no secret that ink jet printing has catapulted the evolution of...

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Natural-looking grout and silicone

When installing wood effect tiles, the first thing to consider is the substrate.  These tiles often come as extra-long planks and it is important to ensure that the subfloor is smooth and level to avoid problems with lipping. Tilemaster Adhesives has...

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Portfolios

BAL launches the first ready-to-use adhesive for fixing large format porcelain wall tiles

With large format porcelain wall tiles more popular than ever, BAL have now introduced the first ready-to-use adhesive for fixing...

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Norton Clipper launches new blades for multiple applications

After increasingly high demand, Norton Clipper’s coveted range has broken new ground with movement into four new application sectors: Wood and...

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Ceramique Internationale launches exclusive range with on trend ‘Lily Pad’ decoration

Ceramique Internationale has unveiled an exclusive new collection of small-format hexagon tiles, responding to the growing ‘lily pad’ tile trend. Stripes...

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