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Marketing in the era of the ‘Code for Construction Product Information’

2022 ushers in a new era for construction product marketers, with the option to incorporate...

Redefining ceramic surface with built-in antimicrobials

Kimberley Cherrington, international marketing manager at Microban, discusses sustainable options to maintain ceramic surfaces Walk into...

What causes black spot and how to remove it .

Mark Atkins of LTP explains how to address this insidious microspore’s effects on tiling installations Regular...

When levelling over underfloor heating.

Instarmac technical training and site support managers, Martin Pouncey and Alan Collins, offer help with...

Tiling in different temperatures.

David Wilson, UK head of standards and specification at ARDEX UK and BAL, explains some...

Mark Atkins on porcelain protection myths

Now here’s a common myth – “porcelain doesn’t need protecting”. And, while we’re at it,...

Sean McPheat on eliciting positive answers

If I was to ask any crowd at any trade exhibition: “Would you consider yourself...

Sean McPheat on business partnerships

A 2019 survey by Gartner interviewed over 2,000 buyers and sellers to ascertain what they...

Mark Atkins on some stone sealing myths

There are lots of myths out there. Many hang around, despite how much good information...

Sean McPheat on negative mindsets

How do you really feel when someone is negative with you?You know, the client who...

Mark Atkins on the new terracotta trend

Have you noticed lots more interest in hand-made terracotta?  We certainly have – and we’ve...

Mark Atkins on looks versus safety

Natural-effect matt porcelain tiles offer lots of benefits and, for many, good grip is a...

Lucy Pringle on force majeure

The current shortage of HGV drivers is well documented.  A combination of Covid, Brexit, and...

Jonathan Stanley on worktop worries

After 18-months of a global pandemic that saw us not only eat in our kitchens...

Tina Chander on flexible working

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