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keyboard_arrow_upBelow the surface of concrete floor renovations
keyboard_arrow_downBelow the surface of concrete floor renovations

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.

keyboard_arrow_upFrom second to first place: South Africa shines!
keyboard_arrow_downFrom second to first place: South Africa shines!

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.

keyboard_arrow_upHow to pick the right tiles for your bathroom
keyboard_arrow_downHow to pick the right tiles for your bathroom

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?

keyboard_arrow_upThe solution to messy shop renovations
keyboard_arrow_downThe solution to messy shop renovations

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.

keyboard_arrow_upTile directly onto existing tiles with Renovate
keyboard_arrow_downTile directly onto existing tiles with Renovate

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 […]

keyboard_arrow_upETICS system gains ground in alternative building technologies market
keyboard_arrow_downETICS system gains ground in alternative building technologies market

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.  

keyboard_arrow_upSaint-Gobain Weber share insights into the popular use of floor screeds
keyboard_arrow_downSaint-Gobain Weber share insights into the popular use of floor screeds

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.

keyboard_arrow_upDoes your swimming pool need a face-lift?
keyboard_arrow_downDoes your swimming pool need a face-lift?

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. 

keyboard_arrow_upThree steps to better tiling with Saint-Gobain Weber Tylon
keyboard_arrow_downThree steps to better tiling with Saint-Gobain Weber Tylon

The Weber Saint-Gobain Tylon tile fixing range has been specifically developed for the professional tiling contractor. 

keyboard_arrow_upInnovative flooring solutions from Weber Saint-Gobain
keyboard_arrow_downInnovative flooring solutions from Weber Saint-Gobain

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.