Thursday, 31 October 2019

Officer Project Underway





Corey Downes, LATICRETE VIC Technical Sales Rep was on the job site with the team from Probuild Tiling, in Officer. This great residential project consists of approximately 450m2 of 750x750 porcelain tiles throughout the residence. A range of LATICRETE materials have been used for the installation, and products were supplied by AVJ Ceramics. 

Keep your eyes peeled for more updates on this project!

LATICRETE products used:
  • HYDRO BAN® - 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.
  • 335 Premium Flexible Adhesive - 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.

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

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

STONETECH® Restore™ Acidic Cleaner


Product Feature: STONETECH® Restore™ Acidic Cleaner


LATICRETE STONETECH® Restore™ Acidic Cleaner is a heavy duty acidic cleaner that renews the look of tile and grout.

Some of the features & benefits:
  • Removes hard water deposits, grout haze, efflorescence, and soap scum 
  • Professional strength 
  • Acidic water-based formula 
  • Concentrate formulas

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Contact LATICRETE regarding the installation or maintenance of STONETECH on 1800 331 012 or email: sales@laticrete.com.au.

Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Great Afternoon at Northern Rivers Tiles & Mosaics!






Shane Anderson and Rowan Payne, LATICRETE QLD Technical Sales Reps, were at Northern Rivers Tiles & Mosaics for a trade afternoon. Owners, Joy and Ray, along with some of their customers had the opportunity to participate in hands-on training with a range of LATICRETE products including:

HYDRO BAN® - 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* - 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. 
335 Premium Flexible Adhesive - 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.
Ultra X8 Polymer Fortified Flexible Adhesive - creamy and smooth to trowel thin-set adhesive for installing all types of tile and stone over a wide range of surfaces.

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



Monday, 28 October 2019

Blacktown RSL Project




The team at Capo Tiling have been work on this installation at the Blacktown RSL in NSW. The project consists of 180m2 of timber look porcelain tile being installed using 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.

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, 25 October 2019

Amber Gregory Hills


Glenn Mannix, LATICRETE Technical Sales Rep, was at Amber Gregory Hills, NSW, training Georgia, Wayne and Rachel on LATICRETE Installation Systems. 

Head to Amber Gregory Hills today and chat with the friendly team about the wide range of LATICRETE products they stock

Address: 7/72 Lasso Road, Gregory Hills NSW 2557
Phone: 02 9135 6550

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. Our products are engineered to be fast and productive for the tiler to install. 


For more information on LATICRETE installation materials, product demos, FREE samples or technical support, phone LATICRETE on 1800 331 012 or email: sales@laticrete.com.au.

Thursday, 24 October 2019

Residential Makeover





Talk about a stunning makeover! Glenn Mannix, LATICRETE Technical Sales Rep, was on site at this residential home in Berry, NSW, which has been transformed by Brian and Penny Harvison. They have installed approximately 300m2 of Travertine look porcelain tiles, supplied by Walker Tiles

The team have chosen to use a range of LATICRETE installation materials throughout the project including: 

  • 335 Premium Flexible Adhesive is a high performance thin-bed adhesive for installation a wide range of tile and stone for exterior and underwater applications. 
  • Ultra X8 Polymer Fortified Flexible Adhesive is a creamy and smooth to trowel thin-set adhesive for installing all types of tile and stone over a wide range of surfaces.
  • 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. 
  • STONETECH® KlenzAll™ Cleaner is a heavy duty cleaner made to clean the toughest soils on natural stone and tile.

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.

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

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Customer Satisfaction Survey Winner

Dave from Stone & Tile Centre receiving his pallet of 335 with
Corey Downes, LATICRETE Technical Sales Rep


And The Winner Is....


LATICRETE Australia recently ran a Customer Satisfaction Survey for our stockists to help us gain a better understanding of how well we are meeting expectations within the tile and stone industry. Those who participated, by completing & submitting the survey, were automatically entered into a lucky draw to win a pallet of 335 Premium Flexible Adhesive. 

We are excited to announce that Stone & Tile Centre in VIC has won our lucky draw prize - congratulations! 

Thanks to all the entrants for taking part in our survey and for your continued support! 

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

BulletProof® Project!




Tile Art in NSW have carried out this great installation with the builders at Bellevarde Constructions. The project in Point Piper features 2000m2 of granite, which has been sealed with LATICRETE STONETECH® BulletProof® Sealer. 

STONETECH BulletProof Sealer delivers maximum protection against the toughest stains while preserving the natural look of natural stone surfaces. A water-based formula for interior and exterior use.
  • Advanced penetrating micro-bond protection
  • Natural looking - does not alter the look of stone or tile
  • Maximum protection against oil and water-based stains
  • Interior and exterior applications
  • Water-based, low VOC, low odour, environmentally friendly

STONETECH BulletProof Sealer is suitable for natural stone surfaces such as granite, limestone, travertine, sandstone, basalt/bluestone, as well as concrete and masonry. Click here for more info.

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If you have any questions regarding the use, installation or maintenance of STONETECH  contact  LATICRETE 1800 331 012 or email: sales@laticrete.com.au

Monday, 21 October 2019

Grout Training with Deemah Stone





Joe Tabone, LATICRETE NSW Technical Sales Rep, conducted grout training with the team from Deemah Stone. Joe discussed a range of tips and correct processes to mix, install, clean up and protect LATICRETE grouts. The team also had to opportunity to participate in hands-on training with PERMACOLOR® Grout, and SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout*. 

  • 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. 
  • 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.

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

Friday, 18 October 2019

Superb Tiles Mitcham



Superb Tiles in Mitcham, VIC, are flying the LATICRETE flag high as your local stockist for LATICRETE tile and stone installation materials!

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.  Our products are engineered to be fast and productive for the tiler to install. 

So head in and visit Bunly and the team at Superb Tiles today to stock up on all your LATICRETE needs. 

Address: 555 Maroondah Hwy, Mitcham VIC 3132
Phone: (03) 9872 6866

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

Thursday, 17 October 2019

The Solution: 335 Premium Flexible Adhesive




The team from M&K McKenna Tiling have been working on this project in QLD, and a range of LATICRETE installation materials have been used, including 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.

Features & Benefits
  • Interior and exterior use
  • High performance flexible cement based adhesive
  • High tack, non sag
  • Extended open time
  • Easy to use – Plastic and workable

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

Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Congratulations Craig!

Andrew Younan presenting Craig Hunter with his award.


Well Deserved Award


Last week Amber Tiles held an awards night ceremony in Sydney, NSW. Fred Gray, LATICRETE Technical Services Manager, attended the ceremony and was there to accept the 'Rep of the Year' award on behalf of recipient, Craig Hunter, LATICRETE NSW Technical Sales Rep. Craig later met with Andrew Younan, Amber Tiles Head Office Management, who presented the award to him. 

The 'Rep of the Year' was awarded to Craig to recognise his outstanding excellence - Congratulations Craig, very well deserved!

Contact us about your next project or to arrange free samples. Call 1800 331 012 or email us here.

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.