Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Are You Interested in Hands-on Training?

Brad Lending a Helping Hand

Corey Downes, LATICRETE VIC Technical Sales Rep, had a helping hand from Brad Smith, LATICRETE VIC Warehouse Storeman, in preparing tile boards for upcoming SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout* training and demos.

Are you interested in hands-on training for your team?

We provide customised in-store and job site training and demos, trade events at your store, FREE product samples, and customised specifications for YOUR project!

For more info on upcoming events around your area, check out the Seminars page on our website, or keep up to date with the Trade Events by following us Facebook.

Contact us to arrange a trade event, a demo, customised training for your team, or for technical support, call 1800 331 012 or email sales@laticrete.com.au.

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

Monday, 14 October 2019

BMW Car Showroom





The team from ASpect Wall & Floor Tiling recently completed this project in Hornsby, NSW. The project consisted of approximately 4000m2 of tiling at the BMW car showroom, using LATICRETE materials:

  • 335 Premium Flexible Adhesive is a high performance thin-bed adhesive for installing a wide range of tiles and stone including low absorption ceramic tile, porcelain tile, natural and manufactured stone using thin-set method of installation. Exceeds the requirements of AS ISO13007.1&2 classification C2TES1. Excellent for exterior and underwater applications, superior bond to masonry.
  • PERMACOLOR® Grout offers the maximum performance available in a cement-based grout, providing consistent colour and antimicrobial protection to resist stain-causing mould and mildew. PERMACOLOR Grout is easy to install – just mix with water. 

What a great project, thanks to ASpect Tiling for sharing this project with us! 

Are you getting ready to start a project? Contact us about your next project or to arrange free samples. Call 1800 331 012 or email us here.

Friday, 11 October 2019

SPECTRALOCK® Training at Tuggerah Tiles!




Craig Hunter, LATICRETE NSW Technical Sales Rep, was at Tuggerah Tiles, providing hands-on epoxy grout training using SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout*. 

Tradies who attended had the opportunity to get their hands dirty while working with SPECTRALOCK PRO Premium Grout, and were able to chat with Craig to gain a better understanding of LATICRETE tile and stone installation materials.

SPECTRALOCK PRO Premium Grout is a patented, high performance epoxy grout which offers excellent colour uniformity, durability, stain protection, and beautiful, full grout joints in an easy to-use, non-sag formula.

For upcoming events in your area, follow us on Facebook

Contact us to arrange a trade event, training, a demo or for technical support, call 1800 331 012 or email sales@laticrete.com.au.

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

Thursday, 10 October 2019

Ezarri Mosaic Pool in Narraweena

 





This stunning pool project has recently been completed by the teams from Mix Mud Rendering and DTR Tiling in Narraweena, NSW. The pool features 110m2 of Ezarri Glass Mosaic tiles, which have been installed using a range of LATICRETE materials to qualify for a 15 Year Pool Installation Warranty. 

  • 3701 Mortar Admix is a specially designed latex admixture for use with thin-set adhesives, cement grouts, cement mortar beds and other cement mixes.
  • 226 Thick Bed Mortar is 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.
  • LATAPOXY® Moisture Shield is a 2 component, roller applied epoxy coating specifically designed to reduce moisture vapour emissions in concrete and other substrates.
  • 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. HYDRO BAN is a single component, self curing liquid rubber polymer that forms a flexible, seamless waterproofing membrane. HYDRO BAN bonds directly to a wide variety of substrates.
  • HYDRO BAN Fillet & Sealant is a one component, fast curing, hybrid elastomeric adhesive and sealant. Particularly for use under HYDRO BAN Waterproof Membrane as a transition fillet and crack filler.
  • 254 Platinum is 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.
  • SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout* provides colour uniformity, durability and ease of installation. Designed for use on tile, glass tile and stone applications, both residential and commercial.
  • LATASIL™ is a high performance, one component, neutral cure, 100% silicone sealant designed for ceramic tile and stone applications. 
  • LATASIL 9118 Primer is a one component primer designed to increase adhesion of LATASIL to various substrates

Click here to view/download the LATICRETE Pool, Spa and Fountains System Brochure.

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)

Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Come See Us at Amber Hornsby!



LATICRETE will be at Amber Hornsby on Friday, 18th October at 8am for a LATICRETE Trade Information Morning.

This is a great opportunity to chat with your local LATICRETE Technical Sales Rep, Craig Hunter, and learn more about how HYDRO BAN®, SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout* and LATICRETE Adhesives can turn your project into another globally proven tile and stone installation.

Products of focus:
  • 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. HYDRO BAN is a single component, self curing liquid rubber polymer that forms a flexible, seamless waterproofing membrane. HYDRO BAN bonds directly to a wide variety of substrates.
  • SPECTRALOCK PRO Premium Grout is a high performance epoxy grout that offers colour durability and stain resistance with extraordinary ease of use. Can be used for interior, exterior and immersed applications.
  • Adhesives as part of the LATICRETE System Warranty.

Trade Event Details:
Where: Amber Hornsby
Date: 18th October, 2019
Start: 8am
Address: 108 Pacific Highway, Waitara NSW 2077

RSVP:
Amber Hornsby - 02 9487 2822 OR
Craig - 0418 761 428

We hope to see you there!

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

Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Stunning Pool Transformation








Ready for Summer?! Tiling Pools have recently completed this pool renovation with Tectonic Pools in Leichhardt, NSW. What a stunning result! 

The pool features Ezarri mosaic tiles and the pool coping is 20mm non-slip porcelain tile with Silver Travertine print, supplied by Europe Imports. A full LATICRETE Pool Tiling System has been used on this project. 

Are you planing a pool project in the near future? LATICRETE has the perfect Pool, Spa and Fountain Tiling 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 FREE samples. Call 1800 331 012 or email us here.

Monday, 7 October 2019

QLD Residential Project Complete






The team from Diamond Cut Tiling have recently completed this stunning residential project in QLD. The project consists of porcelain tiled pool surrounds with a French Pattern Travertine feature wall, Porphyry Crazy Pave pathway, and Cobalt Random stone wall. 

LATICRETE products used:
  • 335 Premium Flexible Adhesive 335 Premium Flexible Adhesive is a high performance thin-bed adhesive for installing a wide range of tiles and stone including low absorption ceramic tile, porcelain tile, natural and manufactured stone using thin-set method of installation. Exceeds the requirements of AS ISO13007.1&2 classification C2TES1. Excellent for exterior and underwater applications, superior bond to masonry.
  • 254 Platinum is the ultimate one-step, polymer fortified, thin-set adhesive for interior and exterior installation of ceramic tile, reduced thickness porcelain, stone, quarry tile, pavers and brick. 254 Platinum, designed to just mix with water, has a long open time with unsurpassed adhesion and workability. May be mixed with PERMACOLOR® Select pigment pack for a coloured adhesive.
Are you getting ready to start a project? Contact us about your next project or to arrange free samples. Call 1800 331 012 or email us here.

Friday, 4 October 2019

Warm Welcome!





Meet one of our newest LATICRETE distributor, Le Maison Homewares & Bathware in Fairfield East, NSW. Drop in and see the friendly team today for all your LATICRETE needs! 

Address: 4/191 The Horsley Drive, Fairfield East, NSW 2165   
Phone: (02) 9728 3691

LATICRETE is proud of its commitment to supplying tilers with the most up-to-date information and products available in the ceramic tile and stone installation industry today.  

For more information about using LATICRETE in your projects, arrange product demos, request FREE samples or technical support, contact LATICRETE on 1800 331 012, email sales@laticrete.com.au or visit www.laticrete.com.au.

Thursday, 3 October 2019

Newcastle TAFE Training






LATICRETE NSW Technical Sales Rep, Craig Hunter, facilitated training at Newcastle TAFE. Students discussed classifications of adhesives, and were actively hands on with practical learning, with the opportunity to mix and use a range of LATICRETE adhesives.

At LATICRETE we provide training and classes that discuss commercial, residential, industrial tile and stone installation practices and industry standards. Our training utilises both classroom and hands-on product demonstrations.

Interested in a demo or customised training for you and your team?  Call us on 1800 331 012 or contact us here.

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

Residential Tile & Stone Installation Systems


LATICRETE has provided the technology, materials and methods for innovative and permanent installations of tile and stone for over 60 years. Architecturally specified and preferred by professional installers, LATICRETE provides solutions for virtually every application. 

Our Residential Tile & Stone Installation Systems brochure provides information on products engineered for 'residential' installation and application of tile and stone. An overview of each recommended LATICRETE product for residential tile and stone installation is provided to facilitate the selection of the appropriate adhesives, mortars and grouts for your specific applications. View/download the Residential Tile & Stone Installation Systems brochure.

Projects utilising LATICRETE materials and methods qualify for a comprehensive LATICRETE System Warranty. Visit our website for comprehensive product application videos, architectural specifications, details and in-depth technical support.

Chat with your local LATICRETE Technical Sales Rep about your next project. Call 1800 331 012 or email us here.

Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Mona Vale Luxury Pool






Wow - How amazing is this fully tiled pool in Mona Vale, NSW, completed by the teams from Nick Clark Poolscapes and Maise Tile and Stone. The fully tiled pool features Ezarri Niebla 2521-B tiles with Lisa 2544-A, waterline and step detail strip.The surrounding granite coping and paving was also treated to a “de-grout and re-grout” with SPECTRALOCK epoxy grout.

A range of LATICRETE materials were used for the installation including HYDRO BAN®, 254 Platinum, and SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout*. 
  • 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. HYDRO BAN is a single component, self curing liquid rubber polymer that forms a flexible, seamless waterproofing membrane. HYDRO BAN bonds directly to a wide variety of substrates.
  • 254 Platinum is 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.
  • SPECTRALOCK PRO Premium Grout provides colour uniformity, durability and ease of installation. Designed for use on tile, glass tile and stone applications, both residential and commercial.
Click here to view/download the LATICRETE Pool, Spa and Fountains System Brochure.

Thank you Nick Clark Poolscapes for providing us with the project information and allowing us to share this project. 

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)

Monday, 30 September 2019

We provide Job Site Technical Support!



Our Victorian LATICRETE Technical Sales Rep, Corey Downes, caught up with Ryan Cracknell on the job site of his latest project! 

LATICRETE is committed to educating and providing technical support. We provide on-site technical support and demos, as well as in-house structured and tailored, product specific courses that cover commercial, residential, industrial tile & stone installation practices and industry standards. 

Contact us to discuss your next project. Do you require technical support on your job site, or want FREE product samples? Call 1800 331 012 or email us here.

Friday, 27 September 2019

LATICRETE is Committed to Training!





Shane Anderson, LATICRETE QLD Technical Sales Rep, conducted training with LATICRETE employees on SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout*, where they had the opportunity to learn and get their hands dirty testing out their grouting skills! 

LATICRETE is committed to fine tuning the skills of our team in supporting architects, specifiers and tile & stone construction professionals. 

Are you interested in hands-on training for your team? 

We provide customised in-store and job site training and demos, trade events at your store, provide FREE product samples, and customised specifications for YOUR project! 

For more info on upcoming events around your area, check out the Seminars page on our website, or keep up to date with the Trade Events by following us Facebook.

Contact us to arrange a trade event, a demo or for technical support, call 1800 331 012 or email sales@laticrete.com.au.

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

Thursday, 26 September 2019

Happy Jewish New Year!



Wising our Jewish customers, friends and colleagues a happy New Year!
May the year ahead bring a happy, healthy, peaceful and prosperous  New Year for you and your family! 

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Don't Forget To Enter!



Want to WIN a GoPro? Then don't forget to enter our exciting GoPro Competition!

Does your project stand out from the rest? Do you have visually appealing photos of your project? Are you willing to share the project info? If you have answered YES to all these questions, this competition is just for YOU! 

We are giving away 1x GoPro to a lucky winner! All you have to do is:

1. Follow @laticreteaustralia on Instagram
2. Submit your most appealing photos of your project/s, and include a description e.g. m2,         tiles, suburb and LATICRETE products used. You can enter the competition by:
      a. Tagging us on Instagram using the hashtags #laticretegopro #laticreteauwin or  
      b. Email the photos and details to: marketing@laticrete.com.au

Submit your entries from 2nd September to 30th November 2019. Competition is based on the most visually appealing project photos with project details. The winner will be announced on Wednesday 4th of December 2019, at 10.00am AEST.

Good luck to everyone!

Psst… multiple entries are allowed for an extra chance to win.

T&C’s apply: Competition only open in Australia. By submitting your project you provide consent to LATICRETE to use the project details and photos for further promotion.  Entries must be from a 2019 project. Judges decision is final.

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Toronto pool almost Complete






With this pool project almost complete, we are excited to share these progress pics from the Toronto Pool Centre in NSW. 

The teams from Wright Pools, Renderkraft Renderers and Knewbee Tiling, have been working on this 1200m2 project that features a 25m heated pool, 16m heated learn to swim pool, a hydrotherapy pool and a spa. 244x119mm Metz Interbau Blink Pool tiles have been installed using a range of LATICRETE materials: 

  • 254 Platinum is 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.
  • 3701 Mortar Admix is a specially designed latex admixture for use with thin-set adhesives, cement grouts, cement mortar beds and other cement mixes.
  • 226 Thick Bed Mortar is 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.
  • SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout* provides colour uniformity, durability and ease of installation. Designed for use on tile, glass tile and stone applications, both residential and commercial.
  • PERMACOLOR® Grout offers the maximum performance available in a cement-based grout, providing consistent colour and antimicrobial protection to resist stain-causing mould and mildew. PERMACOLOR Grout is easy to install – just mix with water. 

Click here to view/download the LATICRETE Pools, Spas and Fountains System Brochure.

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

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

Monday, 23 September 2019

Trade Brekky at Amber Port Macquarie


LATICRETE will be at Amber Port Macquarie on Thursday 10th of October at 7.00am for a LATICRETE Trade Information brekky. 

This is a great opportunity to chat with your local LATICRETE Technical Sales Rep, Craig Hunter, and learn more about how HYDRO BAN® and SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout* can turn your project into another globally proven tile and stone installation. 

Products of focus:
  • HYDRO BAN is a fast drying waterproofing membrane - tile on the same day. HYDRO BAN bonds directly to a wide variety of substrates.
  • SPECTRALOCK PRO Premium Grout is a high performance epoxy grout that offers colour durability and stain resistance with extraordinary ease of use. Can be used for interior, exterior and immersed applications. 

Trade Event Details:
Where: Amber Port Macquarie
Date: 10th of October, 2019
Time: Start 7.00am
Address: 193 Lake Road, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444


RSVP: 
Amber Port Macquarie
Email: portmacquariemgt@ambertiles.com.au

We hope to see you there! 

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