Technical advice

Changing the climate

Product manufacturers such as Bostik stand or fall by the quality and performance of the products they supply. Flooring contractors meanwhile stand by the quality…

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Changing the climate

Not all vinyl is the same

If a successful, long lasting installation of new vinyl flooring is going to be achieved it is important that you have accurate product information, have…

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Not all vinyl is the same

You’ve got to roll with it

The bonding of cap and coving and skirting profiles has traditionally been achieved using contact adhesives. Indeed, most experienced contractors will reference the unmistakeable smell…

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You’ve got to roll with it

On the tiles

When it comes to installing flooring and tiles, there are some very specific and often significant differences to be aware of. To me the most…

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On the tiles

Understanding drying times for levelling compounds

When considering flooring installations, levelling compounds play a pivotal role in preparing the surface ready for floorcoverings. Understanding the factors that influence drying and curing times can therefore help to reduce downtime on site, maximise productivity and ensure projects are completed to a high standard within the required timescales. Here I’ll discuss some of the factors that need to be considered when working with levelling compounds to ensure they dry and cure properly.

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Understanding drying times for levelling compounds