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What can we say about Quartzite? Well, it is a wonderful, hard and strong natural stone ideal for a variety of applications. What is quartzite made from? It is a hard, non- foliated metamorphic rock that was originally pure quartz sandstone. Sandstone is converted into quartzite through heating and pressure usually related to tectonic compression […]
a.b.e. Construction Chemicals supplied products for the upgrading of the flooring at two premises in the Western Cape: the Supa Quick tyre and fitment centre in Robertson, and Sea Harvest fish processing facilities at Saldanha Bay. Products used abescreed SLC P; abecote primer; and abecote 441.
As the popularity of carpet tile ranges continue to increase, Van Dyck Floors is constantly looking at new additions to their collection to meet the market’s changing needs. The latest additions are ‘Craft’ and ‘Graphite’, two new ranges that combine aesthetics with functionality and withstand the constant traffic and weathering in the heavy commercial market. […]
Traviata is a leading importer of flooring products, supplying world-leading technology to a number of sectors in Africa. Of specific relevance is the change which Luxury Vinyl products are bringing to the hospitality industry. The newest ranges of “rigid core” LVT’s bring not only design flexibility but also a number of practical solutions and are […]
Fairlawns Boutique Hotel and Spa is the epitome of a hidden gem – tucked away in Sandton’s tranquil and leafy northern suburbs. Founded over 19 years ago, it is a well-established contender in the five-star boutique hotel market, popular with international travellers and Johannesburg’s well-heeled socialites. Fairlawns’ unique décor, exemplified by its 41 luxury rooms […]
TAL products were used as part of the refurbishment project of the existing showroom at the Mercedes-Benz Lifestyle Centre Menlyn and the AMG showroom. The 3 500 m2 dealership is situated on the corner of January Masilela and Muriel Streets in the thriving Menlyn precinct. The challenge in this project was that the dealership was […]
Today we will chat about porcelain and the various textures found on Porcelain. Just to create a bit of confusion we will refer to a full body porcelain and this does not imply a person with a full body!
Modular flooring manufacturer, Interface, has launched Human Connections, a new flooring system that embraces natural elements’ relationship with urban neighbourhoods.
Flowcrete Africa recently launched two innovative, glow-in-the-dark flooring systems designed to provide unique health and safety benefits for industrial facilities.
Installing new tenants or just upgrading, refurbishment work comes with a unique set of challenges. These include not upsetting other tenants in the process and getting areas back into service as soon as possible.
For most homeowners who have initiated renovations, spending money and time installing floors doesn’t always cause much excitement. But fitting a flooring system properly at the outset can lead to a better more comfortable space for your family in the long term. And the good news is that it needn’t break the bank.
Every great symphony starts with the perfect composition and when it comes to interior design, Van Dyck Floors has created a masterpiece in carpet tiles – the latest Mozart Collection. This innovative range of darker shaded carpet tiles combines the latest in interior trends with comfort, style and affordability.
a.b.e. Construction Chemicals supplied three key products for the refurbishment of the floors of the popular Panama Jacks restaurant at Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront. For the new flooring, a.b.e. – part of the Chryso Southern Africa Group – supplied: abecote primer; abeflo HPU; and Dow Corning 813. Johnie Emmerich, Technical Sales Consultant for a.b.e. in […]
Tiling over your existing tiles can save you money and time but not all tiled surfaces are suitable for this type of installation. What are the most important factors to consider when completing a successful tile-on-tile application? We offer some tips on how to get it right.
Union Tiles is proud to announce that Florim Magnum large format sintered porcelain stoneware tiles are now exclusively available from its stores nationwide.
a.b.e. Construction Chemicals has expanded its range of dustless cementitious products with the launch of a dustless version of abe.dur – the company’s popular non-metallic high-strength floor screed.
TAL High Traffic Grout is a quick-setting grout designed to provide a durable, scratch and water-resistant finish in installation areas subjected to high traffic volumes, or heavy loads. TAL High Traffic Grout is ideal for car showrooms, retail centres and stores, as well as exterior installations.
The GBCSA wanted its new offices to target a 4-Star Green Star Interiors certification and called for sponsorships to assist with the fitout. PentaFloor supplied and installed carpeting products that will contribute significantly to the Green Star submission. In terms of Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ), Shaw products are certified by the Carpet and Rug Institute […]
Sandstone is generally formed from beds of sand below the sea or low lying areas. As this bed of sand subsides into the earth’s crust, usually pressed down by overlaying sediments, it is heated and compressed. Water flows slowly through all these tiny grains, importing minerals. Minerals crystallise around the sand grains and cement them […]
Bayferrox pigmentation supplied by Chryso South Africa was used by OnTime Readymix Concrete for the coloured flooring of a new private helicopter workshop at Rand Airport’s Hangar 24 at the end of 2017.
Rococo Xtra, the latest addition to the Rococo suite of luxury vinyl flooring products offered by Van Dyck Floors, was launched in March, offering local consumers a new generation product with advanced features.
Finally it’s here – a floor for your home that’s fit for when life happens! Imagine a floor that’s waterproof, pet-friendly, highly scratch resistant and can be used in any room in the house – even in direct sunlight. It’s called Firm Fit from Traviata Flooring.
Architects and contractors often have a difficult time convincing clients that vinyl products are eco-friendly, sustainable and non-toxic. Despite industry experts and insiders recognising modern vinyl’s value and significant benefits and the decision taken in 2011 by Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) to withdraw the Mat-7 PVC Minimisation credit from the Green Star […]