Now that the days and evenings are becoming brighter, brown patios, green fencing, and grubby outdoor furniture are just some of the sights we're beginning to see.

Interface®, a worldwide commercial flooring company and global leader in sustainability, to-day unveils its latest nora® by Interface rubber flooring designs – norament 926 castello and norament 926 kivo – featuring a modern design aesthetic.

Dr. Schutz, the German floor care company, offers PU Sealer, an innovative solution that quickly and easily transforms tired, damaged or old floors, at a fraction of the time and cost of an entire floor replacement.

Especially suitable for Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) and other vinyl flooring, the Floor Care Kit is used to clean and maintain interior flooring with ease – plus pads and furniture protectors are also included!

The ease of installation and all round performance characteristics offered by Marmox Multiboard have led to a leading dry-lining contractor recommending the versatile tile-backer boards to a client engaged in the redevelopment of a former convent near Kettering.

A comprehensive refurbishment project, addressing a community centre belonging to Sevenoaks District Council, is featuring the benefits of Magply boards as the substrate for a through-coloured render system that will be exposed to rugged use, as well as the worst of the Kent weather.

Failing to undertake proper subfloor preparation before the application of new floorcoverings can result in an unsightly finish or even complete floor failure, leading to costly remedial work. Fortunately, this can be avoided by adhering to just a few basic principles of subfloor preparation, including the need to guard against excess subfloor moisture – the leading cause of subfloor failure. Stephen Boulton, Technical Service Manager at leading manufacturer of subfloor preparation products, F. Ball and Co., goes through these processes.

Time after time the culprit is the fasteners; nails working loose over time, leading to expensive callbacks.

Modern construction programmes place great demands on products and today’s floor screed systems are no exception, needing to be fast, strong, safe - and able to cope with the rigorous techniques and methods undertaken throughout the UK.

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