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Record sales in Q2 for Builders' Merchants

Record breaking value sales in June helped Britain’s builders’ merchants hit their best ever quarter since...

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Record sales in Q2 for Builders' Merchants

Record breaking value sales in June helped Britain’s builders’ merchants hit their best ever quarter since the BMBI (Builders Merchant...

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Mutina presents a new exhibition project

DIN by Konstantin Grcic meets Luigi Ghirri - Between the Lines in a new exhibition being curated by designer tile...

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Cersaie underlines its international leadership

Back as an in-person event this year, Cersaie 2021 is reaffirming its international leadership with a packed programme of cultural...

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News

BAL plays a key role in gym chain project

BAL provided a full fixing solution for a multi-million pound gym development in the North West. Main contractor DSC Ltd chose...

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Jonathan Stanley on worktop worries

After 18-months of a global pandemic that saw us not only eat in our kitchens but also work and educate...

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Tina Chander on flexible working

As working life steadily returns to normal after the pandemic, one difficulty already causing headaches for employers is the desire...

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TCNA proposes new anti-slip tile classes

Tile Council of North America (TCNA) has announced the development of a five-category “product use classification system,” which is anticipated...

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Sean McPheat on anticipating blockers

Have you every been driving and seen the car three or four ahead of you brake hard, and been able...

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Leeds College of Building opens phase two of £13 million South Bank Campus

Leeds College of Building, the UK’s only specialist further education construction college, has opened phase two of the South Bank...

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Features

Kent development benefits from Nu-Heat’s UFH expertise

Nu-Heat was asked to design and supply an energy-efficient, low flow temperature heating solution using renewable technology for the Magpie Farm development.  Property developers TG Designer Homes frequently use UFH for their high end homes, so it was the obvious...

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Levelling systems: useful, inexpensive, and here to stay

By Stuart Middleton, Executive Chairman of Aquacut Limited and Tilers Tools discusses the background to levelling systems. Launched a number of years ago, levelling systems are a staple consumable of the tiling sector.  Many professional tilers and landscapers wouldn’t dream of...

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Cooler calming colour choices

Jayne Adamson, Marketing Manager at Verona, discusses how to restore some tranquility with green and blue coloured tiles, and the importance of small formats and different glaze finishes. Blue and green shades fluctuate in popularity every few years and can be...

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Portfolios

Waxy, shabby chic appeal of Iris’ FreeHand

Manufactured in the freshly popular 200 by 200mm format, the FreeHand wall tile collection by Iris Ceramica, features a waxy,...

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Refin celebrates the skill of panel beaters

Taking inspiration from the creativity and skill of master panel beaters, Refin’s Foil collection is a unique, unpredictable range that...

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Vives’ Rubrica collection offers a broad choice of colour, texture and glaze effects

Rúbrica, a new white body wall tile collection in 200 by 200mm from Vives, offers almost limitless creativity, with designs...

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