A spectacular view demands a spectacular pool, and this pool overlooking Beverly Hills didn't match its stunning surroundings. Not only was it dated, but it had also been poorly constructed, creating serious problems with water intrusion relative to the perimeter overflow system. Using LATICRETE products, Rock Solid Tile created a pool worthy of the spectacular view.
LATICRETE Australia recently held a free Pool Tiling Installation Systems training day at its NSW Training Centre in Smeaton Grange. The seminar attracted a broad cross-section of the industry, including pool builders, pool tilers, renderers, landscapers and suppliers.
The New Zealand Master Pool Builders (NZMPB) 2016–2017 Photographic Competition winners have been announced and, having been invited to join the judging panel, I can attest to the quality of the entries. In many cases, it was very difficult to decide on a winner as there was so much fantastic work showcased.
Biopolymer-based hydrogels — slime formed by living organisms — sound like something out of Ghostbusters. While you don't want them in your mouth or in your plumbing, German researchers have found a place where they're actually desirable: in mortar.
MasterLife 300D is an integral, Portland cement-based, crystalline material that reacts in concrete to form non-soluble crystalline hydration products in the capillary pores of the concrete.
The six-star Capella Singapore design drew heavily on the recent trend of using tile and stone for vertical exterior applications. A pair of LATICRETE products were used to ensure the construction was up to standard and could withstand the year-round humidity and monsoonal winds and rain.
A Bendigo pool and spa building company has been fined $15,000 and forced to compensate two former customers after being found guilty of taking payment without supplying goods.
LATICRETE celebrates its 60th birthday in 2016. Far from contemplating retirement, the company continues the commitment to product innovation that has been key to its success. Its dedication to improving building materials and a policy of never settling for 'good enough' has resulted in LATICRETE introducing many industry firsts over its 60-year history.
Created for use in and around water, Bisazza's Platino mosaic tiles are made of 100% platinum. Due to their 100% platinum composition, the tiles can be trimmed or cut to size and still remain impervious to the effects of water.
The QBCC has responded to a question raised at a SPASA Queensland PSI Sector Group meeting. The group queried whether a fence needs to be able to be measured at 1200 mm in a full arc from the top right-hand corner of the step in figure 2.2(b) of the Standard.
Earthmoving equipment hire companies saw a huge jump in business during May throughout the company. While figures for the construction industry show varied outlooks for the year ahead, equipment hire figures can reflect real-time business activity.
The Blue Glass Pebble Company supplies a range of glass pebble pool finishes for concrete pools. The premixed products are a combination of 50% New Zealand pebble and 50% glass pebble.