SPECIALISTS IN THE SUPPLY AND INSTALLATION OF OUTDOOR PORCELAIN FLOORS

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While internal flooring is often the focus when a new building construction project is conceptualised, the choices made around external flooring are just as critical. The design and material selections made when constructing walkways can determine everything from maintenance needs through ease of accessibility. Design elements—balconies, terraces, roof gardens, and similar—can have major impacts on how a building...

Since the ban on combustible materials used on high rise buildings and “specified attachments” above 18 metres, architects, specifiers and other decision makers in built projects must make decisions driven by safety. When specifying materials for such purposes, it is essential that they are class A1 or A2 fire-rated,...

You will have no doubt heard about construction products being described as ‘A1/non-combustible’, ‘A2/limited combustibility’ and so on. But how is this assessed? This blog sets out to give you a high-level overview of how materials in the UK (and other European Countries) are tested for fire ratings, allowing the...