Construction

Another day, another pool fencing story

29 October, 2015

The death of a four-year-old boy in Tasmania's Launceston back in 2014 prompted the state's coroner to call for mandatory fencing laws earlier this month. Tasmania introduced legislation in 1994, but it only applied to pools built after that date.


Aqua Technics Pool ColourGuard fibreglass pool surface finish

26 October, 2015 | Supplied by: Aqua Technics Pools

Pool ColourGuard from Aqua Technics is an advanced surface finish for fibreglass pools. It incorporates patented technology to ensure that swimming pool interiors will not fade and will resist the effects of ultraviolet rays.


A focus on wellness

21 October, 2015

The newly refurbished SoleVital health centre in Bad Laer, Germany, incorporates a new building housing a swimming pool area, an exercise and treatment pool with a height-adjustable floor, an 'experience' room with a steam bath, a wellness department complete with gymnastics hall and rooms for physiotherapy and other treatments.


LATICRETE LATASIL sealant

15 October, 2015 | Supplied by: LATICRETE Pty Ltd

LATICRETE LATASIL sealant is a high-performance, one-component, neutral-cure, 100% silicone sealant designed for ceramic tile and stone applications.


Modular Wall Systems fencing solutions

08 October, 2015 | Supplied by: Modular Wall Systems

A rendered masonry wall can add instant value to a home, but bricks are expensive, building is a messy process and render can be prone to cracking. With the surge in demand for bricks and the increasing cost of bricklayers, many home owners are looking to alternative fencing solutions.


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.


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