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  Room Sets Feature in Showroom Refurb

With the credit crunch meaning more and more people are currently renovating their existing homes instead of moving, a leading London tile supplier is displaying its products in a different way to ensure customers make a more informed choice.

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  Customers "Must Have Choice"

Boyden chooses Schlüter to protect its own tiling.

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  The Technology Protecting The Tiles (Part One)

In the first of a two-part series, Schlüter-Systems Ltd., the market leader in safeguarding tiling installations, looks at the technology behind essential tiling protection.

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  The Technology Protecting The Tiles (Part Two)

In the second of a two-part series, Schlüter-Systems Ltd., the market leader in safeguarding tiling installations, looks at the technology behind essential tiling protection.

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  "What Service Hatch?"

A system for creating concealed access panels in tiled walls worked so well on the front of a Jacuzzi whirlpool bath, that when the tiling installer had finished, the partner of his client didn't even know it had been fitted.

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  Join Us At The National Homebuilding And Renovating Show

Schlüter-Systems Ltd will be exhibiting at the National Homebuilding and Renovating Show at the NEC, near Birmingham, in March 2009.

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  Sleek, Unobtrusive Protection

Thinking outside the box ensured that an architect's specification was met in a sleek, unobtrusive way at a development of 97 apartments in the heart of Chesterfield.

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  TTA Award For Schlüter Website

Schlüter-Systems Ltd's revamped website www.schluter.co.uk was named The Tile Association's 'Best Website' at the industry's annual awards ceremony in April.

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  "We Recommend Schlüter, We Use Schlüter."

Ceramic Tile Distributors, who are currently celebrating 40 years of distributing tiles and accessories throughout the UK, had long-standing experience to know exactly what essential protection was needed to ensure their new showroom in Glasgow will stay looking as good in years to come, as the day it opened.

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  It's A Gem Of A System For Moonstone

The revolutionary, award-winning underfloor heating system Schlüter-BEKOTEC-THERM was the natural choice for one of the UK's greenest self-build projects. John Croft has installed Schlüter-BEKOTEC-THERM under all 1,470 square metres of flooring at his luxury eco-house in the Cotswolds.

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  Enticing Stand For Schlüter-Systems At The Tile And Stone Show

Schlüter-Systems will be exhibiting their essential tiling protection range at The Tile & Stone Show, held at ExCel, London.

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  Acoustic Flooring For Penthouse Apartment

The owner of a new luxury penthouse apartment built by Radleigh Homes, of Derby, in the sought-after Derbyshire village of Duffield, displayed sound taste, by choosing the optional extra of ceramic tiling in the lounge and hallway, to complement the kitchen and bathroom tiling.

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  Protection "Best Decision" For Bath in Hotel in Bath

During a £1m refurbishment, a hotelier in Bath was not initially convinced that a full essential tiling protection system was needed for the ten en-suite bathrooms.

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  Substrate Movement Joints

Independent tile fields had to be carefully created in 95 square metres of floor at the Halifax Bank of Scotland's Nottingham office reception area, spreading outwards from a movement joint in the substrate.

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  Elizabethan High School Floor Protection

Tiling contractors Telling (Finishings) Ltd knew just what to pick from the menu when it came to protecting a tiled floor used by hundreds of pupils in a school dining room and kitchen.

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  Correct Protection Technology And Design

Because of the high number of students needing to get to lectures, special heavy duty tiles were selected for 850 metres of flooring in the main thoroughfare at Derby University's new Art, Design and Technology block.

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  Student Invents Schlüter-DITRA Cutting Machine

Teenager designs and builds a machine for measuring and cutting the popular Schlüter-DITRA, Schlüter-KERDI and Schlüter-KERDI-KEBA

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  Health and Fitness For Tiles

Personal fitness is important for people working in the tiling industry. Organised sport, regular medical check-ups, sessions at the gym and aerobic workouts are now a regular part of many people's lives. World market leader in essential tiling protection, Schlüter-Systems Ltd., has organised a number of aerobic workouts for its staff and customers, with personal fitness instructor Davinia Gill.

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  The Quick Way To Create A Ceramic Thermal-Comfort Floor

Bologna – Schlüter-Systems first presented its innovative bonded assembly Schlüter-BEKOTEC in 1997. When the manufacturer introduced the complete ceramic thermal-comfort floor system, Schlüter-BEKOTEC-THERM in 2003, it created a small revolution for heated floor technology. The product of the Iserlohn-based company demonstrated to the entire industry that modern floor assemblies not only save money and resources, but can also create permanently damage-free heated screeds. The new Schlüter-BEKOTEC-EN/23 F, is the “little brother” of this product, which has proven its worth in the market and in many practical applications.

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  Successful Profile Series Expanded

The introduction of Schlüter-QUADEC has been a resounding success. The distinctive finishing profile with the square cross-section has quickly become a favourite of installers, designers, and developers alike.

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  Wellness For Your Building

Bologna – The booming wellness market is discovering many new attractive uses for tiles and natural stone. However, steam baths and heated bathrooms place many demands on the covering construction. The challenge is to protect the building structure from moisture, which can permeate the walls and floors in the form of water vapour. Schlüter-KERDI-DS, presented in Bologna, is the first product to function both as a bonded waterproofing assembly and vapour barrier, and allows for immediate tile installation.

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  Edge Profile For Schlüter-DITRA-DRAIN

Bologna – Schlüter-Systems caused a sensation some time ago with the introduction of its innovative bonded drainage and uncoupling system Schlüter-DITRA-DRAIN. The product will now be presented to German professionals in Munich. The drainage mat is the first product to allow for drainage of bonded balcony and terrace assemblies constructed with the thin-set method, which in many cases can significantly reduce the construction height. To complete the system solution, the company is also introducing at CERSAIE 2007 the balcony edge profile Schlüter-BARA-RTKE, which precisely matches the requirements of Schlüter-DITRA-DRAIN. The letter “E” stands for the German word for “drainage.”

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  Anhydrite Screeds - Increase In Tiling Queries

There’s been much discussion amongst flooring contractors in recent months about the thorny subject of anhydrite screeds. Many installations are failing, seemingly because of the highly specific requirements needed to ensure success. So much so, that the Contract Flooring Association has published a technical paper on the generic installation of floor coverings onto these calcium sulfate-based screeds.

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  Avoid Stress By Avoiding Stress

Architects and contractors know how stressful it can be when things go wrong. The way to avoid such stress over tiling installations in is to ensure the tiles themselves are free from movement stresses. Ceramic and stone tile installations can be subjected to a variety of stresses leading to tiles bulging, cracking or becoming detached from the substrate. IAN KNIFTON, Divisional Manager at Schlüter-Systems Ltd., world market leader in tiling solutions, says the correct placing of appropriate movement joints will absorb many of these stresses, preventing damage.

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  Top Marquees For Tile Protection

One of the UK’s leading retailers and distributors of high quality wall and floor tiles, Parkside Tiles, marked its 21st anniversary in style – supplying the full tiling package for a highly prestigious Bentley Motors car showroom in Leicester. Carried out by Leicester Ceramics tiling contractors, the installation involved fixing 750 square metres of Revigrés rectified Micron Marfim floor tiles at Michael Powles Ltd’s new Bentley showroom.

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  Smart Move Puts Problems In Check For Mercedes And Smartcar

A smart move by architects led to essential protection for heavy duty floor tiles at the newly-built Mercedes-Benz and Smartcar showroom in Birmingham. In total, 2,400 square metres of heavy duty Solus ceramic floor tiles were installed by Telling Finishings Ltd. at the Bordesley Green site. But Erik Jaeckel, of Bath-based David Kent Architects, knew that without essential protection, movement differential between the substrate and the surface could cause the tiles to crack, split or debond. He specified the use of 600 linear metres of the Schlüter-DILEX- EKSN heavy duty stainless steel movement joint to guarantee the long-term integrity of the installation.

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  Schlüter-Systems At BAU 2005

The optimistic theme for the tradeshow presentation of Schlüter-Systems in Munich: “More fun with tiles!” The booth of the market leader in system solutions for tile installation underscored the great design options with many practical examples. Thus, the exhibit included new profiles with high-quality metallic surfaces, system solutions for safe waterproofing of coverings made of ceramic tiles and natural stones, along with innovative system solutions for the drainage of ceramic coverings on balconies and terraces.

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  Shining Perspectives - The Profile Of Innovation

Schlüter-SCHIENE, the “mother” of all tile profiles, celebrates its 30th birthday this year. However, the inventor, Werner Schlüter, and his company Schlüter-Systems KG see no reason to rest on any laurels. Rather, the company will present newly developed profiles of the highest quality for tile installation at BAU.

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  Schlüter-TROBA: Expanded Drainage System Presented

Schlüter-Systems of Iserlohn presented a comprehensive expansion of its Schlüter-TROBA drainage system for balconies and terraces at the BAU tradeshow in Munich. With a completely redesigned line drainage component and casting mold rings for the thin-set installation of pavers, the company presented exciting alternatives for the installation of floor coverings in outdoor areas.

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  Schlüter-BEKOTEC-THERM

Under the brand name Schlüter-BEKOTEC-THERM Schlüter-Systems presented an innovative system for creating a complete heated floor assembly from one source at CERSAIE.

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  Schlüter-Systems At CERSAIE 2003

Schlüter-Systems presented system solutions for installing tile and natural stone coverings at the CERSAIE tradeshow in Bologna.

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  Schlüter Profiles Of Stainless Steel

The demand for high-quality materials is on the rise. This also applies to profiles for tile installation.

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  Balconies And Terraces: Systems For New Construction And Renovation

The system solutions of Schlüter- Systems for the installation of tiles and slabs in outdoor areas took up a large section of the company's tradeshow exhibit.

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  A Systematic Approach To Waterproofing: Getting Moisture Under Control

Tile installers are frequently faced with the task of having to create a waterproof layer.

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