Construction

Narellan Pools Panama lap pool

15 September, 2015 | Supplied by: Narellan Pools Group

Designed with a single depth throughout and clear swim channels for continuous tumble turn swimming, the Narellan Pools Panama Lap Pool is available in lengths of 8.3 and 11.3 m. The child safety ledge around the perimeter and non-slip surfaces also make it suitable for teaching kids to swim at any age.


Europe Imports Quad Skimmer Lid

31 August, 2015 | Supplied by: Europe Imports Pty Ltd

Designed and patented in Australia, the Quad Skimmer Lid offers builders and pool owners a designer skimmer box lid that blends into the surroundings and meets stringent Australian Standards for safety.


LATICRETE 345 Platinum thin-set adhesive

10 August, 2015 | Supplied by: LATICRETE Pty Ltd

LATICRETE is introducing 345 Platinum — a one-step thin-set adhesive for interior and exterior installation of tile and stone, reduced thickness porcelain, quarry tile, pavers and thin brick.


Stormtech Slimline — Special Assembly grating

31 July, 2015 | Supplied by: Stormtech Pty Ltd

Stormtech Slimline - Special Assembly grating offers ease of assembly, ease of modification and ease of installation. No other product of its narrow profile has the same intake and discharge flow rate.


Unapproved pool costs owner $55,000

30 July, 2015

An Adelaide man who circumvented council and failed to stop work on an unapproved backyard swimming pool has been ordered to pay $55,000 in legal bills and fines, according to a Messenger Local News report.


Skimmer Lids Quad Skimmer stone or tile skimmer box lid

18 June, 2015 | Supplied by: Skimmer Lids

The Quad Skimmer Lid from Skimmer Lids matches pool coping or surrounds and is finished flush to the top surface. The lid is available in four depths and can be lined in any tile, paver or other material.


LATICRETE PLASMA Grout

04 June, 2015 | Supplied by: LATICRETE Pty Ltd

LATICRETE has released a new grout product, PLASMA Grout, suitable for use in most applications including: ceramic tile, glass tile and stone, floors and walls, as well as regrouting. It can be used in residential and commercial applications for grout joints between 1.5 and 12 mm wide.


Between sea and sky: semiprecious stone tiling

03 June, 2015 | Supplied by: LATICRETE Pty Ltd

Elite tile contractor Rock Solid Tile used the LATICRETE System to complete a stunning pool tiled in semiprecious lapis lazuli stone overlooking the Pacific Ocean in California.


Why should you install movement joints in swimming pools?

07 May, 2015 by Fred Gray, Technical Services Manager, LATICRETE | Supplied by: LATICRETE Pty Ltd

It's tempting to avoid anything that may distract from the appearance of a tiled pool interior. However, movement is a natural part of these installations and must be accommodated. Movement joints are vital to ensuring the success of a tiled interior.


US tile industry names LATICRETE Supplier of the Year

24 April, 2015 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: LATICRETE Pty Ltd

The Ceramic Tile Distributors Association (CTDA) has named LATICRETE as its Supplier of the Year. The prestigious award was announced on the opening day of the Coverings 2015 show in Orlando, Florida.


LATICRETE PERMACOLOR Select Grout

17 March, 2015 | Supplied by: LATICRETE Pty Ltd

PERMACOLOR Select from LATICRETE is a high-performance cement grout. According to the company, it offers the industry's first dispersible dry pigment solution.


LATICRETE SPECTRALOCK GROUT DAZZLE line

10 February, 2015 | Supplied by: LATICRETE Pty Ltd

LATICRETE has added eight bright additive colours to its SPECTRALOCK GROUT DAZZLE line: Blue Hawaii, Tangerine Orange, Limeade, Pretty in Pink, Lemonade, Ruby Slippers, Candied Apple and Purple Haze.


Free access to National Construction Code now available

09 February, 2015 by Alice Richard

The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) has made the National Construction Code (NCC) available online at no cost to builders or tradespeople. The code is available to access in sections that are most relevant to different building sectors.


BIOTOP Living Pool Converter System

27 November, 2014 | Supplied by: Natural Swimming Pools

The BIOTOP Living Pool Converter System converts conventional pools to chemical-free pools. The existing pool is only minimally rebuilt. The existing water circuit, comprising a skimmer, pump and sand filter, can still be operated. Only the chlorination system is shut down.


Tiling the Marina Bay Sands pool in the sky

19 November, 2014 by Eric Carson | Supplied by: LATICRETE Pty Ltd

LATICRETE materials were selected for architect Moshe Safdie's ambitious infinity-edge pool design that spans three 55-storey hotel skyscrapers on top of the Marina Bay Sands hotel. Measuring over three times that of an Olympic-sized swimming pool on a cantilevered rooftop observation deck, the Sands SkyPark signature design element was no ordinary pool tile application.


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