Tuesday, 30 June 2020

New Floors for Nissan





The team from KC Tiling Co. recently completed this project in Newcastle, NSW. The project consisted of approximately 450m2 of 600x600mm porcelain tiles at the Nissan car showroom, using a range of LATICRETE materials:

  • Multi Prime is an advanced multi-purpose primer for use with the application of 86 LatiLevel.
  • 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.
  • 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® 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!

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.

Monday, 29 June 2020

Pool by the Sea Update!




We are excited to share an update on the Pool by the Sea project with you! 

The teams Precision Pool Tiling, along with Williams Group and Mim Design, in VIC are progressing extremely well. The project consists of a 320m2 pool and the team have just applied the final coat of HYDRO BAN®

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.

Features & Benefits

  • Faster flood testing over fresh mortar beds and at cooler temperatures
  • IAPMO and ICC approved
  • Anti-fracture protection up to 3 mm
  • Easy to clean with water
  • Meets and exceeds the requirements of AS4858 and AS4654.1

Are you planning 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.
  
Contact us to discuss your next project, or to arrange FREE samples. Call 1800 331 012 or email us here.

Friday, 26 June 2020

NEW Grout Available at Amber Kotara





LATICRETE is proud of its commitment to supplying tilers with the most up-to-date information and products available in the tile and stone installation industry. Our products are engineered to be fast and productive for the tiler to install.

Amber Kotara is a preferred stockist for all your LATICRETE installation materials. Head in and chat with the friendly team about the wide range of LATICRETE products they stock, including our NEW non-sanded grout, PERMACOLOR® NS!

Address: 148 Charlestown Road (nr Myall Road), Kotara NSW 2289
Tel: (02) 4942 1311

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

Thursday, 25 June 2020

Stunning Nelson Bay Pool




Check out this beautiful fully tiled pool recently installed by Adept Pools in Nelson Bay, NSW. Adept Pools have used a range of LATICRETE materials for this project to ensure it will stand the test of time:  

  • 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. 
  • 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.

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, 24 June 2020

Laminate Cabinet Project


Ryan from i.Trowel in VIC has been busy working on this intricate project which involves laying each individual tile to a laminate cabinet. To ensure secure adhesion, Ryan has chosen to use LATAPOXY® 300 Adhesive for the job! 


LATAPOXY 300 Adhesive is a chemical resistant, epoxy adhesive that will bond to most sound, clean surfaces. The adhesive spreads easily and cleans with water while fresh.

Features & Benefits
  • Prevents curling of moisture-sensitive marbles and agglomerates
  • For mesh mount glass mosaics and resin-backed tile and stone
  • Will not stain white or light coloured marble
  • Extra Heavy service ration per ASTM C627 (TCNA)
  • Meets ANSI A118.3 AND AS ISO13007.1 & 2 classification
For more information on using LATICRETE un your projects, product demos, samples or technical support please contact LATICRETE on 1800 331 012, or email us at sales@laticrete.com.au.

Tuesday, 23 June 2020

Optimum Performance Grout



The team from Brady Tiling in VIC recently used PERMACOLOR® Select^ grout on a project which features terracotta tiles. Products supplied by Tilers Trade Outlet. 

PERMACOLOR Select is an advanced high-performance cement 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 or interior applications. Easy to mix, grout, and clean, PERMACOLOR Select is fast setting and does not require sealing. Meets and exceeds the requirements of AS ISO13007.3 & 4 as a CG2WAF.

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

*United States Invention Patent No.: 6,784,229 (and other Patents).

Monday, 22 June 2020

Internal Wall Cladding Project


Chris Stenhouse, LATICRETE VIC Technical Sales Rep, was recently on-site with Kaine from PB Tiling at a project in Martha Cove, VIC. The project consists of stone wall cladding installed with MVIS™ Veneer Mortar, supplied by the team from Stone and Tile Centre

MVIS Veneer Mortar is a patented, versatile polymer fortified adhesive mortar designed specifically for the installation of adhered masonry veneer, stone and thin brick. A high-performance mix provides maximum non-sag performance for vertical installations and also obtains maximum bond strength to the substrate and selected veneers. Masonry Veneer Mortar offers exceptional workability. Meets and exceeds the requirements of AS ISO13007.1&2 as a C2TS1

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.

Friday, 19 June 2020

Tile Power Gregory Stocks LATICRETE!

 


Looking for PERMACOLOR® NS in Gregory Hills, Sydney?! Head to Tile Power Gregory Hills - your local stockists of LATICRETE tile and stone installation materials including our NEW grout, PERMACOLOR NS! 

PERMACOLOR NS is an ultra-premium, factory prepared, polymer fortified, non-sanded cement-based grout designed for highly delicate surfaces such as polished marble, soft glass, and metals. PERMACOLOR NS is mixed with water only. Provides a grout joint that is dense, hard and durable for joints up to 6 mm between soft bisque glazed wall tile, non-vitreous clay tile, marble, stone and porcelain or glass. Click here for more information.

Head in to visit the team at Tile Power Gregory Hills and stock up on all your LATICRETE needs. 

Address: 3/79 Lasso Rd, Gregory Hills, NSW 2557
Tel: (02) 4623 1747
Email: tilepowergregoryhills@gmail.com

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

Have you recently used PERMACOLOR NS on your project?! Don't forget to enter our Instagram GoPro competition

Thursday, 18 June 2020

Pool by the Sea!


Wow, not a bad view from the office! The team from Precision Pool Tiling, along with Williams Group and Mim Design, in VIC are currently working on this 320m2 pool project in Flinders. The team are using a full LATICRETE Pool Tiling System for the installation - we look forward to seeing how this project progresses! 

Are you planning 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.

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Travertine Pool Surrounds



DG Tiling Co. in QLD have been working on this pool surrounds project featuring silver travertine. The team have used 254 and 335 adhesives throughout the installation, supplied by Twin Towns Sand & Gravel.  
  • 254 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, designed to just mix with water, has a long open time with unsurpassed adhesion and workability. May be mixed with PERMACOLOR® Select pigment packs for a coloured adhesive.
  • 335 is a premium, flexible, 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 ISO1307.1&2 classification C2TES1. Excellent for exterior and underwater applications, superior bond to masonry. 
We look forward to seeing this one progress!


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.

Tuesday, 16 June 2020

STONETECH® Epoxy Grout Haze & Coating Stripper



STONETECH® Epoxy Grout Haze & Coating Stripper is a fast-acting, water-based gel designed to safely remove tough epoxy grout haze and various coatings from vertical and horizontal surfaces.

Features & Benefits
  • Eliminates epoxy grout haze in 10 minutes or less
  • Safely removes epoxy grout haze and tough coatings - varnish, lacquer, sealer, wax, paint, polyurethane, and acrylic
  • Water-based formula
  • Fast-acting gel - great for vertical and horizontal applications
  • Low odour and non-flammable
  • Professional strength
  • No Methylene Chloride

View/download:

Have questions regarding the use, installation, or maintenance of STONETECH or sealed stone? Contact LATICRETE Technical Services on 1800 331 012.

Monday, 15 June 2020

Using SPECTRALOCK® Is Just '2 Ezy'



The team from 2 Ezy Tiling recently tried SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout* for the first time on this splashback project in Mulgrave, VIC. The team were very happy with the product and we think the finished result looks great! 

SPECTRALOCK PRO Premium Grout is a patented high-performance epoxy grout that offers colour uniformity, durability, and ease of installation. SPECTRALOCK PRO Premium Grout is designed for use on tile, glass tile, and stone applications, both residential and commercial. It can be used both interior and exterior on floors and walls and is perfect for swimming pools, fountains, and other wet area applications. Click here for more product information.

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

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

Friday, 12 June 2020

Newcastle Tile Company Stocks LATICRETE


Newcastle Tile CompanyNSW is stocked up with a wide range of LATICRETE tile and stone installation materials, including our NEW PERMACOLOR® NS Grout - Head in store and see the friendly team for all your LATICRETE needs and find out how you can WIN a GoPRO!

Newcastle Tile Company
Address: 577 Maitland Rd, Mayfield West NSW 2304
Phone: (02) 4968 1277

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 using LATICRETE in your projects, product demos, samples or technical support, contact LATICRETE on 1800 331 012, email sales@laticrete.com.au or visit www.laticrete.com.au.

Thursday, 11 June 2020

Gold Coast Pool Project






This residential pool project is currently being installed by Sam Gardener Tiling on the Gold Coast QLD. The 53m2 project features Bisazza ‘Sydney Blend’ glass mosaic tiles for the pool and 11m2 SNB Stone for the coping. Sam is using a range of LATICRETE materials to qualify for a 15 Year LATICRETE 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.
  • 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)

Wednesday, 10 June 2020

Make Your Projects Glow!





LATICRETE NSW Technical Sales Rep, Craig Hunter, recently caught up with Shaun Fitzpatrick from Perfect Fitz Tiling for on-site training with SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout* with Glow enhancement at a residential project in Scone, NSW.

SPECTRALOCK® DAZZLE™ adds metallic or glow-in-the-dark enhancements to SPECTRALOCK PRO Premium Grout*. These high-end design elements offer limitless imaginative applications. Use DAZZLE on walls and floors to accentuate metallic tiles, glass tiles, mosaics, stone, and listellos. Suitable for use in interior and exterior applications, including swimming pools! 

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.

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

Tuesday, 9 June 2020

Win a GoPro!!


Have you tried our NEW product PERMACOLOR® NS Grout yet?! 
We are running an awesome competition!

In celebrating the launch of our new product, PERMACOLOR® NS Grout we GIVING away 1x GoPro to a lucky installer on Instagram!

Entering on Instagram is easy! 
  • Follow @laticreteaustralia 
  • Take a photo of PERMACOLOR NS on your project/job-site
  • Use the tags #laticreteauwin and #permacolorns 

Entre before 31st July 2020. Multiple projects are allowed. Winner will be picked at random and will be announced on Tuesday 4th August 2020, at 10.00am AEST.

Good luck to everyone!

T&C’s apply: Competition only open in Australia and on Instagram. By submitting your project you provide consent to LATICRETE to use the project details and photos for further promotion. Photos must include PERMACOLOR NS in it to be entered into the competition. 

Monday, 8 June 2020

Tilers Love PERMACOLOR® NS!


Product Review - PERMACOLOR® NS Grout

"Shoutout to @stennogram from @laticreteaustralia for coming out to site to show me the new laticrete permacolor non sanded grout. Was really impressed with the workability and also the consistent colour finish once cured as I used a black grout" ~ Kaine O'Brien.

PERMACOLOR® NS Grout 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. Click here for more product information.

Can we interest you in a FREE sample? Chat with your LATICRETE Technical Sales Rep, call 1800 331 012, or contact us here

Have you recently used PERMACOLOR NS on your project?! Don't forget to enter our Instagram GoPro competition

Friday, 5 June 2020

Visit My Tile Market Roselands!


Kim's - My Tile Market in Roselands, NSW, is a preferred stockist for all your LATICRETE tile and stone installation materials! Drop in and chat with the friendly team about the extensive range of LATICRETE products they stock.

Where:
30B Legge Street
Roselands, NSW, 2196
Tel: (02) 9740 4989

Contact LATICRETE on 1800 331 012 for technical support, arrange a demo, FREE samples, discuss your next project or contact us here.

Thursday, 4 June 2020

External Wall Cladding Installation



Corey Downes, LATICRETE VIC Technical Sales Rep was on-site in Hughesdale, with the team from Aspire Tiling, while working on the external wall cladding using a range of LATICRETE materials including HYDRO BAN®, 335 adhesive, and our NEW grout,  PERMACOLOR® NS.
  • 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.
  • 335 is a premium, flexible, 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. Also available in a RAPID version.
  • PERMACOLOR® NS is an ultra-premium, polymer fortified, non-sanded cement-based grout designed for highly delicate surfaces such as polished marble, soft glass, and metals. PERMACOLOR NS is mixed with water only. 

Contact your local LATICRETE Technical Sales Rep for more information or request a FREE sample on 1800 331 012. 

Wednesday, 3 June 2020

Bluestone in Glen Waverley


Chris Stenhouse, LATICRETE VIC Technical Sales Rep was recently on-site with a newly qualified tiler, Christian, in Glen Waverley, VIC. The project features approximately 200m2 of bluestone installed using 335 adhesive.

335 is a premium, flexible, 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 ISO1307.1&2 classification C2TES1. Excellent for exterior and underwater applications, superior bond to masonry. For more product information and to view the PDS, click here.

For colder weather applications and where quicker times to traffic are required in just 4 hours - select 335 RAPID.

Contact your local LATICRETE Technical Sales Rep for more information or request a FREE sample by calling 1800 331 012. 

Tuesday, 2 June 2020

Richmond Pool



The team from Electric Pool Tiling are progressing nicely on this pool project in Richmond, VIC. The pool is being installed using a wide range of LATICRETE materials including:  

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout* has all the great features of SPECTRALOCK PRO Grout - colour uniformity, durability, and ease of installation - with enhanced performance.

Check out our Pool, Spa, and Fountain Tiling Systems brochure which includes a 10, 15, and 25 Year Residential Swimming Pool Warranty.

For more information on LATICRETE tile and stone installation systems and warranties, contact your LATICRETE Technical Sales Rep, call 1800 3310 12, or contact us here.

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