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Plastering simplified with new Knauf ProRoll 

With its brand new roller-applied range of finishing and surface-levelling ready-mixed plasters, Knauf has introduced ProRoll, a new quick, clean and efficient way of plastering residential homes and smaller projects. Suited to both smooth and textured backgrounds, Knauf ProRoll is applied to surfaces using a 9-inch medium pile roller and extension pole as required, ensuring a...
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Mapei’s smooth & repair R2 begins UK production

Mapei is transferring production of Planitop Smooth and Repair R2 to its West Midlands manufacturing centre. The rapid-setting thixotropic and fibre-reinforced, cementitious mortar can be applied in a single layer from 3 to 40mm thickness and is ideal for repairing and smoothing concrete. Paul Russell, Concrete Product Manager at Mapei commented: “Planitop Smooth and Repair is...
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Franke adds more Spark to its best-selling Pro Value range

Franke’s Spark single and 1.5 bowl inset stainless steel sinks are the latest contemporary designs to be added to best-selling Pro-Value range, designed to offer exceptional quality and style at prices within most budgets. The Spark sinks are also two of 22 sink models available in the new dual-branded Housebuilder Range from Franke and Carron...
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Keeping warm with Gaia’s underfloor heating

Gaia Climate Solutions provides two main types of underfloor heating systems; a water-based system (often referred to as hydronic or wet) and an electric system. Water-based systems essentially use warm water from the central heating system and pump it through pipe circuits underneath the floor. This type of heating uses water at a lower temperature than standard radiators which...
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