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Rawson Carpet Solutions are part of WE Rawson Ltd. For 150 years, this privately-owned company has grown organically through the manufacture and cutting-edge uses of non-woven industrial textiles. Our growth remains strong because of W E Rawson’s ongoing commitment to innovation, designed to meet the world’s ever-changing and varied market needs.

Choosing the right thermostat for electric underfloor heating

Controllability is one of the biggest benefits of electric underfloor heating. Whilst traditional central heating and wet underfloor heating can offer room-by-room control, it’s typically...

Amber Underfloor Heating announce new National Sales Manager

The UK’s leading electric underfloor heating suppliers, Amber Underfloor Heating, have announced Simon Whittaker as...

Let’s celebrate National Pet Month with a multi-functional boot room in your home

Family-run, independent online tiles specialist Hyperion Tiles is celebrating National Pet Month and leading the latest...

7 Kitchen Tile Ideas for 2024

A few years ago, all-white, monochromatic subway tiles and minimal designs were all the rage....

Get Your Garden Spring Ready With Our Versatile Outdoor Tiles

With the budding promise of spring, it is the perfect time to start thinking about...

Kitchen backsplashes for Easter entertaining & beyond from Hyperion Tiles

Family-run, independent online tiles specialist Hyperion Tiles is offering expert advice on how a new backsplash...

The story of Fento

Geert Kaal and René van Rijn are the founders of Fento Knee Protection, having developed...

Have you seen TTA’s new and improved website?

The Tile Association has launched a new website which offers the latest information, services and...

Snickers introduces integrated Kneepad system for work trousers

Below, Peter Dumigan, managing director of the Hultafors Group UK, which owns Snickers Workwear, Solid...

“Innovating excellence: A decade of revolutionising large format tile tools”

In the ever-evolving world of ceramic tiles and their design, one Italian family-run business says...

Tradetiler invests in “exciting new chapter”

Tradetiler, the online destination for professional tilers, is gearing up for what it describes as...

RUBI: “Setting the standard” in precision tiling tools

In the world of professional tiling, precision, efficiency, and reliability are paramount. These are qualities...

Bellota and Acorn Tools join forces to enable growth for the Spanish manufacturer

Acorn Tools has secured the UK distribution rights for Bellota’s line of tiling tools. The...

Top tips for tiling with non-mesh backed large format thin porcelain

When fixing large format thin porcelain tiles, it’s crucial your adhesive has speed of set,...

Marmox Slicedstone showcased at SDS 2024

Bathroom and wetroom specialist Marmox returned to the Surface Design Show this year, with the...

SDS 2024 – TSJ Reports

Last month, the Surface Design Show once again returned to Islington’s Business Design Centre, providing...

LTP launches Grout Haze & Limescale Remover

LTP has introduced a water-based deep cleaning spray to its surface care range. Grout Haze...

Ceramique Internationale unveils Herringbone Timber tiles

The “warm elegance” of traditional parquet style flooring is the hallmark of Ceramique Internationale’s new...

“Building Better Together”: Tilemaster becomes Kerakoll

Tilemaster Adhesives has been in the flooring and tiling industry since it was founded in...

Leeds College of Building receives “generous” construction crafts donation

Teaching staff at Leeds College of Building are “elated” after receiving eleven articulated trailers of...

“Buggingham Pallets” welcomes new insect arrivals

Staff at BAL in Stoke-on-Trent have banded together to construct an insect hotel just outside...

2023 Q4 saw construction output decrease

Quarterly construction output saw a decrease of 1.3% in Quarter 4 (Oct to Dec) 2023...

UK needs to build to boost economic recovery, says FMB

With the UK in recession, according to the latest ONS Economic Performance Data for Q4...

Armatile announces €4m investment in Dublin showroom

Armatile, which describes itself as a “leading specialist in the design and manufacture of bespoke...

Cersaie 2024 to focus on “all areas of architectural design”

Preparations are underway for Cersaie 2024, an event that organisers say will have “enormous global...

Bostik UK welcomes Yuliya Nam-Wright as head of sustainability

Bostik UK has appointed Yuliya Nam-Wright as the company’s new head of sustainability. Bringing over...

“Operational excellence facilitates product excellence” at Palace Chemicals

Having recently marked its 45th anniversary, Palace Chemicals says it’s carved out a unique niche...

Piecing a future together: part 2

Last month, we featured the first half of an interview between Adam Bernstein and Gary...

What’s trending in Italy: Top 5 ceramic tile trends for 2024

Kristin Coleman, senior vice president of Novità Communications, and representative for Ceramics of Italy, gives...

The next chapter for Setaflex

Setaflex, said to be one of the most popular tile adhesives on the market, is...

Olive-green tiles custom made by Decocer for “very special” street-tavern

Walking through the narrow streets of the historic quarter of a small Valencian town on...

Monumental

Monumental Tiles specialises in large format porcelain tile ranges sourced from European manufacturers. All of the...

Jackoboard announces cooperation with LUX Elements

Tile backerboard supplier Jackoboard has announced a cooperation with LUX Elements, a specialist in producing...

UltraTile and The Great Northern Tiling Company achieve “car showroom excellence”

Tesla is expanding its network of high-end car showrooms with a Sheffield-based centre. The 300sqm...

Mapei “sets the scene” at Gatwick Airport Station

Mapei renovation and tiling systems have been used as part of an extensive redevelopment at...

Common issues when grouting and remedies

James Hailstone, ARDEX training and technical support manager for Scotland, explains some of the typical...

Removing resin stains & haze from external porcelain

Mark Atkins, technical director, LTP, discusses how to protect new porcelain installations from staining. Textured porcelain...

Efflorescence and how it can be avoided

This month, Jim Percival, technical director at Palace Chemicals, considers that potential scourge of tiled...

The Benefits of B Corp

Hannah Wowk, sustainability and quality manager, Tilemaster Adhesives – Kerakoll Group, discusses some of the...

How to lay thin porcelain tiles the Kerakoll way

It’s very important to adhere to the British Standard when fixing large size thin porcelain...

New partnership with Next Gen Smart Homes offers homeowners complete peace of mind

Family-run, independent online tiles and flooring specialist Hyperion Tiles is diversifying our portfolio with smart...

Training 21 March – Two strong brands, one clear mission

Having joined the ARDEX family in 2021, wedi systems are now aligned with Ardex solutions...

Mapei extends landscaping calendar with paving solutions

Outdoor living spaces have become increasingly popular post pandemic. With the average UK garden providing...

Shock-white gel-adhesives from Kerakoll are “perfect” for natural stone

The H40 range of gel-adhesives builds on Kerakoll’s tradition of research into materials and techniques,...

Get more from your membership

Enjoy access and discounts to TTA’s valued member services: Technical Inspections – receive a 20%...

Join TTA for business exposure

Our website is the go-to place for anyone looking to find a tiler, showroom, service...

Exhibit at The Tiling Show

There is only a few months to go before The Tiling Show 2024, which is...

Book your tickets now for TTA Awards 2024!

With entries closed and judging on the way, tickets for The Tile Association Awards are...

Ceramique Internationale small tiles collection “big on Mediterranean charm”

The vibrant colours and décor of Italy’s stunning Amalfi coast are said to be captured...

Mapei to offer Profilpas accessories for a “complete solution”

Italian manufacturer Profilpas’ range of profiles and systems will be launched as part of Mapei...

Senior co-living space fitted with APE Grupo tiles

Vitápolis is a senior citizen co-living space designed to cater to its residents' functional needs...

Mapei system repairs & transforms outdoor pool

Mapei has provided a repair and installation solution for a swimming pool in the heart...

“Operational excellence” at the heart of Palace Chemicals’ range authority

As an independent family-owned company, Palace Chemicals has grown to be the one of the...

ABK launches €30m investment plan

Italian porcelain producer ABK Group has announced the launch of an investment plan for a...

VitrA joins the World Economic Forum’s Global Lighthouse Network

VitrA Tiles has been inducted into the Global Lighthouse Network (GLN), recognised as a Factory...

Stone industry companies form partnership for FOOTPRINT+

Albion Stone, Hutton Stone Co, Lundhs, Polycor, Paye Stonework & Restoration and The Stonemasonry Company...

Laminam UK Welcomes Leanne O’Connor as senior area manager

Laminam UK, an Italian manufacturer of sustainable, natural porcelain surfaces has announced the appointment of...

Material Source Studio Scotland to stock Parkside tiles

Parkside Architectural Tiles has announced Material Source Studio Scotland will start to stock its tiles,...

Dekton achieves Eurofins IAC Gold certification

Cosentino brand Dekton has obtained the Indoor Air Comfort (IAC) Gold certificate from Eurofins, a...

Positive RMI growth propping up falling construction activity, says FMB

Commenting on the latest figures from the ONS on construction, the Federation of Master Builders...

Construction sees slight decrease in Q3 2023

Construction output saw a decrease of 0.6% in the three months to November 2023, per...

Training in swimming pool waterproofing systems

In response to the growing demand for swimming pool tiling in the UK, Kerakoll has...

Installing natural stone tiles – “look no further than BAL”

Stone tiles are a popular choice for tiled areas in almost all internal areas, as...

Industry Interview – Piecing a future together

Recently, Adam Bernstein spoke with Gary Bricknell, founder of the Mosaic Restoration Company, about the...

Industry Interview – Martin Pouncey

Last year, TTA appointed Martin Pouncey as technical & training manager, the organisation’s first ever...

Cevisama 2024: What to expect

Cevisama is one of Europe’s two premier tile fairs, and like its Italian counterpart did...

Fixing large format tiles over underfloor heating

Martin Pouncey, TTA’s technical & training manager, discusses some of the problems commonly faced when...

External tiling – a great opportunity, if it’s done right

This month Jim Percival, technical director at Palace Chemicals, looks at the increasingly popular trend...

Tiling Externally – monolithic fixing and considerations for tiling porcelain onto concrete

Dave Rowley, ARDEX group training and technical support manager, explains what you need to know...

Kitchen flooring ideas you’ll love

Our Floorify F029 Coquille Big Vinyl Tiles provide the perfect kitchen flooring solution if you’re...

Tile Giant acquires nine Tile Choice stores

Tile Giant has acquired nine of the Tile Choice stores, as well as the tilechoice.co.uk...

EMC Tiles unveils exclusive partnership with Kelmore

At EMC Tiles we’re thrilled to be receiving our first Kelmore products in the coming...

Bathroom Tile Ideas for 2024

As we welcome the new year, we are taking stock of the transformative power of...

The Pros and Cons of Outdoor Porcelain and Ceramic Tiles

Transforming your outdoor space into an extension of your living area is a dream many...

How to Measure Your Kitchen for Tile Installation

When it comes to transforming your kitchen with new tiles, getting the measurements absolutely right...

EMC Tiles Head Office Renovation – phase one!

Making a grand entrance… EMC Tiles has recently completed a significant refurbishment at their head office...

Creative Bathroom Tile Designs and Ideas

If you are embarking on a bathroom renovation or simply looking to refresh your space...

Creative Kitchen Tile Designs and Ideas

A kitchen, often referred to as the heart of the home, plays a key role...

Comparing Different Types of Bathroom Tiles

Bathrooms are our private retreats, masterfully combining design and functionality to mark the start and...

Introducing Vibes – Our Award-Winning Floor Tile of the Year

Welcome to the captivating world of porcelain tiles where durability and aesthetics meet to transform...

How to Choose the Perfect Kitchen Tiles

The heart of every home, the kitchen, isn’t just a space where meals are prepared;...

The Ultimate Guide to Electric Underfloor Heating Mats

With its rising popularity for delivering energy-efficient, cost-effective and consistent cosiness beneath your feet, electric...

The highly successful Colourfast 360 range from Larsen

Larsen have seen the highly regarded Grout, Colourfast 360 continue to sell with exponential growth....

TTA Christmas Lunch

TTA members once again gathered in the festive season to celebrate and network for TTA’s...

TTA members want to be more sustainable, according to survey

TTA’s Sustainability Working Group has recently carried out a focussed qualitative survey of independent tiler...

Members enjoying the benefits of new technical & training manager

Since his appointment as TTA technical & training manager, Martin Pouncey has been hard at...

Exhibit at The Tiling Show

The Tiling Show is the “must attend” trade show for the tiling industry. This year’s...

Marmox Slicedstone “shaping up” for Interior specialists

Bathroom and wetroom specialist Marmox is returning to the Surface Design Show next year from...

Cellecta to showcase “cutting-edge solutions” at SDS

For years, Cellecta has been a consistent presence at the Surface Design Show, the company...

Sustainable, British-manufactured terrazzo

Andrews Marbles & Tiles says it’s delighted to bring to this year’s Surface Design Show...

SPATEX 2024 and water leisure – where no stone is left unturned

Discover 2024’s latest trends in tiling and paving; view the very latest time and energy...

Mapei to showcase pool solutions at SPATEX 2024

Mapei will be returning once again to SPATEX 2024, the pool, spa and wellness show...

ARDEX returns to SPATEX 2024

ARDEX UK is once again exhibiting at SPATEX, reportedly the UK’s largest pool, spa and...

SDS focuses on mindfulness in 2024

The Surface Design show is set to return to the Business Design Centre in Islington...

Mapei sealant goes green

Mapei has introduced an eco-version of its pure acetic silicone sealant - Mapesil AC ECO. Manufactured...

UltraCare products join Mapei Zero Line

Seven treatments from the UltraCare range have joined Mapei UK’s Zero Line – a range...

Portobello Grupo: from the Americas to the world

The internationalisation of Portobello Group is a concrete reality, the company says. The group has...

Texts to construction industry mental health helpline double

A construction charity has reportedly seen a 105.5% increase in messages to its text helpline...

Cevisama 2024 achieves 90% occupancy

Cevisama, described by organisers as the foremost trade fair for the ceramic tile, natural stone...

“The destination for KBB Innovation”: Register for kbb Birmingham today

The UK’s largest dedicated kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms exhibition kbb Birmingham, returns from 3-6 March...

Italcer completes acquisition of Terratinta group

Terratinta Group, a company specialising in design surfaces based in Fiorano Modenese in the heart...