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.
In 2016, South-Africa participated in the International Saint-Gobain MultiComfort House Students Contest for the first time and Miguel Carvalho, James Russwurm and Tiago Vasconcelos from University of Johannesburg came second.
Despite ever-changing trends, new technologies and evolutions in taste, an overwhelming majority of homes in South Africa feature tiles in the bathroom. So, what makes them such a popular choice? Are they really the best flooring material? And how do you choose the right tiles for your home?
Re-tiling is a great way to update the look and feel of a retail outlet, improving the general aesthetic appeal of the environment. But, just like opening shop for the first time, a renovation can be a combination of stress and excitement, and can put immense strain on sales performance.
The newest product from Saint-Gobain Weber is Renovate, a tile adhesive with a distinct set of benefits, one of which allows renovators to tile directly onto existing substrates without priming – a first for South Africa. This innovative product boasts a distinct set of benefits including quick setting (in only six hours!), waterproofing and tiling directly […]
The ETICS system is fast gaining ground in the alternative building technology market, with local architects and engineers recognising its long term benefits and positive impact on the environment.
When it comes to designing a space, it's important to consider the flooring options available today. Saint-Gobain Weber share insights into the popular use of floor screeds, a unique flooring style, which brings flair and function to any space and achieves the "Industrial Chic" look that is highly sort after globally and seems to be gaining traction in South Africa.
When flying over South Africa’s urban areas it is interesting to see how many homes have swimming pools. Given our climate, residential swimming pools provide a welcome reprieve from the heat in the hot summer months and are a source of relaxation, recreation, entertainment and add a key aesthetic to many homes.
Weber Saint-Gobain’s comprehensive range of high strength base and top screed flooring products are designed especially for architects, main contractors, applicators and interior designers to achieve optimum speed, durability and smoothness of finish.