Technical Articles

These articles cover current industry related topics and installation guides to get the most from your products.

Substrate Preparation

4th October 2021

The suitability of a substrate should always be fully assessed before carrying out any tiling The ma...

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Tile Dimensions

4th October 2021

The dimensions of any tile can play an important part in selecting the correct adhesive for use Smal...

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Tile Types

4th October 2021

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Tiling onto calcium sulphate screeds

4th October 2021

Flowable calcium sulphate screeds, also known as anhydrite, hemi-hydrite and gypsum, have many adv...

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Tiling onto floors using an uncoupling system

4th October 2021

A – Load bearing substrate B – Prime C – Adhesive D – Uncoupling membrane E – Apply a...

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Tiling Swimming Pools / Permanently Wet Areas

4th October 2021

The methods used to create watertight construction can differ Ensure the surface to be tiled is suitable to receive a cementitious tile adhesive and is prepared correctly Preparation must include remo...

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Using a damp proof membrane

4th October 2021

A – Sand/cement screed or concrete floor B – Damp proof membrane C – Prime using UltraTile...

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Wall Tiling – Plaster / Solid Walls / Skimmed Plasterboards

4th October 2021

For wall tiling applications it is essential that the wall itself has sufficient inherent strength t...

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Wall Tiling – Plasterboard on studwork or solid walls

4th October 2021

Instructions Plasterboards must be securely fixed to the original substrate to ensure they are firm, rigid and dry Any supporting timber framework must be fully seasoned to ensure no warping or twisti...

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