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New BAL external tiling technology protects G7 venue

In 2005 a 20-hour fire destroyed large parts of Elmau Castle near Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Germany.  The fire was so severe that four million litres of water were used to put out the flames. However, thanks to the efforts of the owners, the luxury hotel was rebuilt in time for the G7 summit in June 2015 to … Continue reading




The Surface & Materials Show returns to NEC in Birmingham in October

Forming a notable feature of UKCW, the Surface & Materials Show presents a opportunity to keep up to date with all the functional and aesthetic advantages of today’s products. Whether actively specifying for floors, walls, working surfaces or ceilings, or whether simply fascinated by invention and seeking fresh inspiration, the Surface & Materials Show is […]

New exclusive Raimondi agency in the UK launches The Tilers’ Club

Stuart Middleton, Managing Director of Aquacut Ltd, has announced that his company has launched Tilers Tools.  Established to serve tiling professionals throughout the UK and the Republic of Ireland, Tilers Tools is an e-commerce, telephone and email ordering multi-channel business, as well as the UK distributor for Raimondi. Tilers Tools aims to provide high class […]

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Upstanding Solutions!

The installation of upstand strips around shower trays and baths is now common practice. Gerry Robinson, Technical Manager of Sealux, looks at the state of art and explores relevant issues tile and bathroom … Continue reading