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Tiling Technical Publications and Advisory Notes

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Tiling Technical Publications

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Tiling Technical Publications

External Tiling to Balconies, Terraces and Patios

Installation & Fixing of Natural Stone Tiles & Slabs to Internal Walls and Floors

Uncoupling Membranes

Tiling To Raised Flooring Systems Supported By Pedestals

Tiling With Resin Agglomerated Tiles

Internal Ceramic Tiling To Sheet And Board Substrates

Tiling To Heated Floors

Tiling To Calcium Sulfate Based Screeds

Ceramic And Natural Stone Floor Tiling To Acoustic Systems

Tiling In Wet Rooms & Showers

The Cleaning and Maintenance Of Ceramic Tiles

Slip Resistance Of Hard Flooring

Movement Joints In Internal Tiling

Large Format Tiles In Internal Tiling

Design And Construction Process For Swimming Pools

Adhesives And Grouts In Internal Tiling

Advisory Notes

  • Technical Advice Note No. 1 – Adhesives for Tiles BS EN 12004 Definitions and Specification
  • Technical Advice Note No. 2 – Fixing Glass Wall Tiles
  • Technical Advice Note No. 3 – Grouting High Gloss Glazed Wall Tiles
  • Technical Advice Note No. 4 – Tiles and Service Conditions
  • Technical Advice Note No. 6 – The Fixing of Ceramic Wall Tiles to Gypsum Plaster Surfaces on Masonry Backgrounds
  • Technical Advice Note No. 8 – Travertine
  • Technical Advice Note No. 10 – Tile Trim Profiles
  • Technical Advice Note No. 11 – Levelling Devices

British Tiling Standards

There are a number of British Standards applicable to the wall and floor tile industry; these include Standards which define ceramic and natural stone tiles, tile fixing, tile adhesives and grouts. Below is a select choice for sale as well as offering an extensive range for sale under Tiling Standards.

BS 5385
Wall and floor tiling

BS 8000-11
Workmanship on building sites

BS EN ISO 10545-7
Ceramic tiles

BS 5395-3
Stairs, ladders and walkways

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