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"Technical booklet about the correct mixing and processing of tile adhesives, repair mortars, levelling compounds"

No. 1  It's the mixture that counts

 

Get informed about the correct mixing tools, containers and technique when mixing tile adhesives, repair mortars, levelling compounds etc.

"Technical booklet about the safe and reliable laying of PVC design floorings"

Flooring Systems No. 1 Safe and reliable laying of PVC design flooring

 

The first edition of "Our Advice" Flooring Systems deals with the topic of what to observe for the reliable laying of PVC design flooring.

"Technical booklet about tiling work in swimming pools"

No. 02 Tiling work in swimming pools

 

Assisting in the application and selection of material for tiling work in swimming pools.

Flooring Systems No. 2 How to level floors properly

 

This issue deals with the topic of what factors need to be considered in substrate preparation.

No. 3 Mould formation on silicone joints - is it unavoidable?

 

This issue explains the process of mould formation, how it can be prevented and what action has been taken by the manufacturer.

"Technical booklet about the waterproofing of ceramic coverings directly laid on a liquid waterproofing layer"

No. 04 Waterproofing of ceramic coverings directly laid on a liquid waterproofing layer

 

Which field of application applies to which use class and what is the appropriate waterproofing.

"Technical booklet about avoiding rupture of elastic joints"

No. 05 Rupture of the elastic edge joint on tile or flag floor coverings – a material problem?

 

Correct joint sizing and the avoidance of adhesion on three sides are important factors to avoid rupture of joints. 

"Technical booklet about thin-layer underfloor heating systems in combination with tiles and flagstones"

No. 08 Thin-layer underfloor heating systems in combination with tiles and flags

 

Already the old Romans knew... underfloor heating systems are attractive, durable, easy to care and improve the exclusivity of the object.

"Technical booklet about laying cast stone tiles"

No. 09 Laying cast stone tiles - how to avoid damage

 

You want to lay cast stone tiles with a durably nice appearance? Read here which criteria have to be observed prior to and after tile laying.

"Technical booklet about the production of calcium sulphate flow screeds"

No. 10 Calcium sulphate flow screeds - basic principles and important notes on tile laying

 

Calcium sulphate flow screed and its sensitivity to moisture.

"Technical booklet about when a cement-based screed is ready for covering"

No. 11 When is a cement-based screed ready for covering?

 

Why is the residual moisture so important? How to determine the residual moisture?Read more here about the residual moisture.

No. 12 Application of bonded waterproofing and connection to installation components

 

Example of how to waterproof a floor drain and a shower.

"Technical booklet about legal issues in connection with tiling work - advice for tilers"

No. 13 Legal issues in connection with tiling work - advice for tilers

 

Definition: Accepted technical and DIN standards - learn more about legal issues and performance of construction work.

No. 14 Reliable waterproofing of structures in contact with the soil using bituminous products

 

The proper waterproofing material for basements depends on the type of soil, the groundwater level and the condition of the basement wall. Learn more about what to consider for refurbishment projects to get a permanently dry basement.

"Technical booklet about washed-out cementitious joints in household showers"

No. 16 Washed-out cementitious joints in household showers

 

Taking care of cementitious joints: Use neutral or alkaline cleaning agents for your ceramic coverings !

"Technical booklet about trouble-free laying and grouting of natural stone and engineered stone"

No. 19 Trouble-free laying and grouting of natural and engineered stone

 

Natural stone surfaces have become increasingly popular. Read here more about the formation, laying and grouting of natural stone.

"Technical booklet about the effective application of glass mosaic and glass tiles"

No. 20 Effective application of glass mosaic and glass tiles

 

What should be observed when laying and grouting mosaic, glass tiles and glass flags. Tip: the PCI application recommendation !

"Technical booklet about the safe and reliable laying large format tiles"

No. 21 Laying large format tiles - the key points?

 

"Our Advice No. 21" gives you important information and tips about the key points when laying large-format tiles and flags made of ceramic, natural stone and engineered stone.

"Technical booklet about the safe and reliable paving construction"

No. 23 Paving the way: Safe and reliable paving construction

 

Rigid or flexible paving? A decision with consequences for the joints. Learn more about these two methods of paving as well as about water-permeable and water-impermeable joint grouts.

"Technical booklet about the meaning of the designation Flexmörtel S2"

No. 24 Flexmörtel S2: What does the designation mean and what benefits does it bring to users?

 

The technical leaflet Our Advice No. 24 explains the test criteria and requirements for a class S2 flexible mortar and states the benefits it brings to users.

"Technical booklet about the processing of cementitious joint grouts"

No. 25 Processing of cementitious joint grouts

 

Adequate tools and observing the given water quantity are a basic requirement for perfect grouting. Read here what has to be observed from mixing to washing the joints.

"Technical booklet about the correct laying of outdoor tiles"

No. 26 Laying outdoor tiles

 

This issue provides hints on the proper laying of ceramic tiling in outdoor areas such as basic laying requirements, various possible variants and appropriate grouting procedures.