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Green screeds: What we should know before tiling them

By Michael Hailwood, Director, Laticrete UK During a recent conversation with some experienced tilers I was asked whether they could tile onto a screed that had not substantially cured (green screed). Typically, their inquiry was about screeds that are three to...

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Timber: Taking the tile market by storm

By Neil Bell, Head of Retail, Cubico: a distributor of tiles and bathroom products throughout the UK. Anyone in the property industry will have spotted that there’s one style taking the tile market by storm.  Yes, we’re talking about wood-effect tiles...

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October 2017

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North East is the UK’s slowest property market

Sunderland is the slowest-moving property market in the UK, with 28.5% of properties currently advertised for sale, first listed at least six months ago, according to research conducted by online estate agents HouseSimple.com. Liverpool (24.9%), Bradford (19.8%), Middlesbrough (19.8%) and Newcastle (18.6%) make up the five slowest property markets in the UK, according to the length of time properties have...

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Design Trends

Neutral nuances hold sway in 2018

The Plascon Colour Forecast has been South Africa’s leading source of colour inspiration for nearly 20 years.  Joe Simpson learns...

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Site Report

Fleur-de-lys challenge solved at Barbecoa

Jamie Oliver’s second Barbecoa restaurant, in the heart of Piccadilly, blends rustic glamour and luxury of the 1920s. The dining...

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TTA Newsletter

TTA launches new slip testing facility for tiles

The Tile Association is providing a new Pendulum slip resistance testing facility for tiles at its Stone, Staffordshire, head office. Slip...

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News

Porcel-Thin wins Business Innovator Award

The Porcel-Thin brand has been named Best Porcelain Tile Manufacturer – UK by Corporate Vision in the Business Innovator Awards...

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Tilemaster benefits come full circle at Powell Corderoy Primary School

Mosaic artist, Jackie Nash recently used a range of Tilemaster products to create a welcome mosaic for Powell Corderoy Primary...

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Boydens blossoms in Beddington Lane

After some 10 years at Mayday Road, Croydon, Boyden & Co has been forced, by expansion, to move from their...

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Portfolio

Grate news from Schlüter-Systems

Further enriching its drain portfolio, Schlüter-Systems showcased three new grate designs at Cersaie 2017, which will be available soon across...

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Mapei’s Kera family of advanced tiling adhesives grows

Mapei’s family of ‘Kera’ products has been developed to cover all aspects of tile fixing, with the new Keraquick Ultrafast...

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Portfolio

Glass splashbacks offer a subtle colour palette

British Ceramic Tile and Laura Ashley have combined their design skills to launch a new collection of glass splashbacks.  Featuring...

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