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When considering a bathroom renovation, many people contemplate the idea of a wet room installation. Of those who choose not to go ahead, the reasoning can sometimes be somewhat misguided. There are a number of myths surrounding wet rooms that have often been born out of poor experiences, the majori ...
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We've launched a new wetroom animation showing how to waterproof a wetroom using Tilesure - our new Waterproofing & Decoupling Membrane.The new animation brings the whole installation process to life. Why not watch it for yourself and let us know what you think? https://www.youtube.com/watc ...
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The beauty of a wetroom is that it can be fitted into a surprisingly small area, making it a versatile showering solution when space is at a premium. However, no matter what size of wetroom you are planning, it’s important to consider the issue of splash areas when designing your wetroom.It’s fo ...
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When the British Standards Institute issued the latest codes of practice for BS 5385-1 (wall and floor tiling in normal internal conditions), it included a change in the regulations for tiling wet areas. The new regulations recommend that all substrates in a wet area should be waterproofed with a su ...
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Almost every building material within a home expands and contracts over time and with changes of temperature, but modern structures are even more susceptible to movement and cracking.Within a bathroom, this often applies to the substrate, whether it be a timber or a solid floor construction.The impa ...
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CCL Wetrooms are proud to introduce Tilesure Waterproofing & Decoupling Membrane - our latest innovation in butyl wetroom tanking membranes. Tilesure is an evolution of the market leading RIW Tilesafe bitumen based membrane, which has been developed to provide a comprehensive wetroom tan ...
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With the popularity of installing luxury wetrooms into residential housing projects seeing little slow down, housebuilders are increasingly demanding greater re-assurances that the wetrooms in their developments are 100% watertight.One of the most effective ways of providing such re-assurance, is to ...
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Cast Contracting were delighted to welcome David and Scott from Sika UK to our offices last week, to present an overview of their extensive product range. Sika UK provide an entire range of products for the repair, protection, construction and sealing of buildings and have huge coverage within the ...
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Cast Contracting attended a product training session with John Newtons' Waterproofing Systems last month to learn about their latest product - Newton 108 Hydrobond LM - a spray applied membrane for the external waterproofing of basements and foundation walls. The day included a live demonstration o ...
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        Waterproofing is the key to a successful watertight wetroom. Many people still assume that the grout used in a shower area is enough to stop water penetrating but this is simply not the case. In order for a wetroom to be completely watertight, a waterproof membrane should be installe ...
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