Thursday, 26 November 2020

Happy Thanksgiving


The team from LATICRETE Australia sends warm Thanksgiving wishes to all our customers, friends, and colleagues who celebrate on this day. 

May your day be filled with blessings and joy!

Wednesday, 25 November 2020

PERMACOLOR® NS Grout



PERMACOLOR® NS is an ultra-premium, factory prepared, polymer fortified, non-sanded cement-based grout designed for grout joints up to 6 mm. For use on highly delicate surfaces such as polished marble, soft glass, and metals. Excellent for wet and dry areas, for interior and exterior installation.

Features & Benefits

  • No blotchiness and resists efflorescence (compared to other Portland cement-based grout)
  • Contains anti-microbial technology
  • Easy to install, no additive required just mix with water
  • Easy to clean, dense and non-shrinking
  • Available in 12 colours 
Can we interest you in a FREE sample?! Chat with your LATICRETE Technical Sales Rep, call 1800 331 012 or contact us here 


Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Residential Veneer Stone Project

 

LATICRETE VIC Technical Sales Rep, Chris Stenhouse, recently caught up with Brad and his team from Parallel Paving & Landscaping who are currently installing this Veneer Stone feature wall at a residential property in Melbourne, VIC. A range of LATICRETE materials has been used throughout this project. 

Products used:

  • HYDRO BAN® is a thin, load-bearing waterproofing/crack isolation membrane that DOES NOT require the use of fabric in the field, coves or corners.
  • 254 adhesive is the ultimate one-step, polymer fortified, thin-set mortar for interior and exterior installation of ceramic tile, stone, quarry tile, pavers, and brick.
  • PERMACOLOR® Select is an advanced high performance cement grout that offers the industry's first dispersible dry pigment solution.

Click here to view/download the Masonry Veneer Installation System brochure.

Contact us to discuss your next project or arrange a demo. Call 1800 331 012 or email us here.

Monday, 23 November 2020

Hendra Pool Project Update

 






We recently shared a project titled "Pool Renovation Project in Hendra" by Sam Gardener Tiling and Infinity Pool Builders. The team are renovating a 70m2 pool, designed by Alistair Hutton from Everscapes Landscapes

The pool with add-on spa, bench seating and steps feature Bisazza glass mosaic tiles including Blend Liz and Blend 20.77. Sam has used SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout in the colour "Silver Shadow" for Blend Liz and "Raven" in SPECTRALOCK PRO Grout with DAZZLE™ in "Copper" for Blend 20.77.

Sam is using a range of LATICRETE materials that qualify for a LATICRETE 15 Year Swimming Pool System Warranty.

LATICRETE products used:

  • 226 Thick Bed Mortar - a factory prepared blend of carefully selected raw materials, Portland cement and graded aggregates. 226 Thick Bed Mortar was designed for use with 3701 Mortar Admix to produce a latex Portland cement mortar that has exceptional strength. 
  • 3701 Mortar Admix - used in place of water, 3701 Mortar Admix improves the working and physical properties of any cement mix and provides an economical and easy way to make permanent, trouble-free installations of ceramic tile, brick, and natural stone.
  • LATAPOXY® Moisture Shield - a 2 component, roller applied epoxy coating specifically designed to reduce moisture vapour emissions in concrete and other substrates.
  • HYDRO BAN® - a thin, load-bearing waterproofing/crack isolation membrane that DOES NOT require the use of fabric in the field, coves or corners. HYDRO BAN is a single component, self-curing liquid rubber polymer that forms a flexible, seamless waterproofing membrane. 
  • HYDRO BAN® Fillet & Sealant is a one-component, fast curing, hybrid elastomeric adhesive, and sealant.
  • 254 - the ultimate one-step, polymer fortified, thin-set adhesive. For interior and exterior installation of ceramic and stone tile, reduced thickness porcelain, quarry tile, pavers, and thin brick. 254 provides long open time with unsurpassed adhesion and workability. 
  • SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout* - High-performance epoxy grout that offers colour uniformity, durability, and stain resistance with extraordinary ease of use.
  • SPECTRALOCK PRO Grout with DAZZLE - offers high performance, colour uniformity, durability and stain resistance of epoxy grout with extraordinary ease of use and the design excitement of both DAZZLE and Glow characteristics.
  • LATASIL™ - a high performance, one component, neutral cure, 100% silicone sealant designed for ceramic tile and stone applications. 


Are you getting ready to start a pool project? Contact us to discuss your next project or arrange a demo. Call 1800 331 012 or email us here.

*United States Invention Patent No.: 6881768 (and other Patents)

Friday, 20 November 2020

Product Feature: HYDRO BAN® SLURRY


LATICRETE Australia is focused and committed to providing solutions for permanent tile & stone installations and repairs for the construction market. In keeping with building our brand, we are excited to announce the launch of HYDRO BAN® SLURRY. 

HYDRO BAN SLURRY is a cement-based one component, polymer fortified, waterproofing material that mixes with water and easily applies with brush, roller, or trowel. This product can be used on retaining walls, water features, slabs on ground, and immersed installations. HYDRO BAN SLURRY is suitable for areas requiring negative hydrostatic pressure resistance up to 2.5 BARS and positive hydrostatic pressure up to 5 BARS. 

Features & Benefits

  • Rapid drying for faster time to tile
  • Flood testing in 24 hours at 21°C or higher¥
  • Anti-fracture protection of up to 3mm over shrinkage and other non-structural cracks
  • No use of fabric required - greater crack bridging ability with improved productivity
  • Easy to apply, no special techniques involved
  • Bonds directly to metal, PVC, and ABS plumbing fixtures.


Can we interest you in a product demo? Contact your local LATICRETE Technical Sales Rep, 1800 311 012 or contact us here

Thursday, 19 November 2020

Pool Overlooking Freshwater Beach






Swimming pool and location on point! Tiling Pools have done it again! The team recently completed this pool in Queenscliff overlooking Freshwater Beach in NSW. The 96m2 project features Spanish mosaic tiles, installed with LATICRETE 254 adhesive and SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout* in "Bright White". What an amazing outcome! 

  • 254 - is the ultimate one-step, polymer fortified, thin-set mortar for interior and exterior installation of ceramic tile, stone, quarry tile, pavers, and brick.
  • SPECTRALOCK PRO Premium Grout* - High-performance epoxy grout that offers colour uniformity, durability, and stain resistance with extraordinary ease of use. - High-performance epoxy grout that offers colour uniformity, durability, and stain resistance with extraordinary ease of use.

Are you planning a pool project in the near future? LATICRETE has the perfect Pool, Spa and Fountain Tiling Installation Systems brochure for you - which includes a LATICRETE System Warranty. Click here to view/download the LATICRETE Pool, Spa, and Fountain Tiling System brochure

Visit our website for comprehensive product application videos, architectural specifications, details and in-depth technical support.
  
Contact us to discuss your next project, or to arrange a demo. Call 1800 331 012 or email us here.

 *United States Invention Patent No.: 6881768 (and other Patents)

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

PERMACOLOR® Select on Display!


Tilers Warehouse in VIC is a preferred stockist for all your LATICRETE tile and stone installation materials. 

Head in and chat with the friendly team about the wide range of LATICRETE products they stock, and now, in addition, is PERMACOLOR® Select^!

PERMACOLOR Select is a high-performance cement-based grout that offers the industry's first dispersible dry pigment solution. Designed for virtually all types of residential and commercial installations, and offers optimum performance on the most demanding exterior, interior, and immersed applications. Easy to mix, grout, and clean. PERMACOLOR Select is fast setting. Exceeds the requirements of AS ISO13007-4 as a CG2FAW.

Chat with the team at Tilers Warehouse and find out how this great product can help improve your productivity and profitability!

Did you know that PERMACOLOR Select grout base is now manufactured in Australia? 

Features and Benefits
  • Vibrant consistent colour - no blotchiness, resists efflorescence 
  • Equipped with Anti-Microbial protection - Inhibits the growth of stain-causing mould and mildew growth in the grout joints
  • Suitable for grout joints 1.5mm-12mm - for floors or walls
  • For internal, external and immersed installations
  • Expanded colour availability - available in competitors top selling colours

Packaging
  • Base: 5kg bag 
  • Colour packs: 2x 100g dispersible dye packs per box
  • Colours: Available in 40 vibrant colours

    For more information contact, arrange a demo, contact your local LATICRETE Technical Sales Rep - Call: 1800 331 012 or email us here.

    ^United States Patent No.: 678 4229 (and other Patents)