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Speedy installation at Greenhead College

Technical expertise and subfloor preparation products from Bostik have reportedly enabled the speedy installation of the flooring at the newly opened Greenhead College in...

Technical services away from sites

Stephen Thornton conducts a behind-the-scenes tour of some of the lesser-known work the technical services teams...

Bostik UK welcomes Yuliya Nam-Wright as head of sustainability

BOSTIK UK, which describes itself as a leading manufacturer of professional-quality floor preparation products and...

How to decide which adhesive to use

Shane Moore provides tips on how to decide which adhesives are most suited for your...

Perfect preparation prevents poor performance

I’ve mentioned how I apply the ‘5ps’ when approaching installations: perfect preparation prevents poor performance,...

Training helps individuals to acquire new skills

Shane elaborates on the benefits of training. TRAINING is an essential aspect of personal and professional...

Refurbishments – you never know what you might uncover

Problems on refurbishments can be avoided by doing a thorough and intrusive assessment of the...

Bostik’s game-changing SL C955 ADVANCED high-performance smoothing compound

‘A HIGH performance’ smoothing compound that doesn’t require intensive subfloor preparation, SL C955 ADVANCED is...

The 5 Ps: perfect preparation prevents poor performance

When it comes to floor preparation and moisture testing in particular, Shane uses the five...

Smoothing compounds selection – it’s right for you, but is it right for the job?

Adam Jones talks through the different types of smoothing compounds manufacturers such as Bostik have...

Not your typical winter working warning

Choose the right products, condition and acclimatise the materials in the intended environment, and very...

Using adhesives correctly

Steve Thornton explains how to use adhesives correctly when it comes to the installation of...

Igniting a discussion on lignite

Lignite is often overlooked, says Shane Moore, particularly where the installer may not know how...

How do you know that?

This is a question Paul Sycamore asked a lot when he joined the trade, and...

Where you’ll need a high temperature adhesive

Matthew explains why, when working in a conservatory, near bi-fold doors or in any area...

Selecting the appropriate primer

Priming is, in Adam’s experience, an often misunderstood and under-appreciated aspect of subfloor preparation. What...

Gold star for Bostik on Kingsmead Academy project

WHEN The Kingsmead Academy in Taunton decided to construct a new main teaching block, the...

Decisions, decisions

Adam Jones elaborates on what to look at when you’re choosing a single or two-component...

Should contractors use a single adhesive manufacturer’s system on an installation?

My advice is yes, they should. Flooring systems are designed for a specific requirement and...

How does a solvent-free repair resin system fix non-structural cracks in screeds?

Cracks will sometimes appear in screeds, either by forced drying, settlement or naturally through the...

PSAs – when to use, and when not to use

When it comes to PSAs, always follow the flooring manufacturer’s installation guide and the adhesive...

Installing floorcoverings on raised access flooring

During floorcoverings installations, particularly in offices and admin areas, a common substrate is raised access...

Understanding moisture testsfor a successful installation

Moisture tests, a crucial stage in the preparation of a new floor, are often offered...

How to complete subfloor preparationon timber substrates

The challenges of wooden floors can daunt some flooring installers, but the ideal installation can...

How Bostik’s roadshow in Scotland benefited its partners Carpet & Flooring and Tarkett

Here, in the second part of two reports, CFJ talks about its visit to Bostik’s...

Visitor attraction gets the Bostik treatment

ESTABLISHED in 1945 by the University of Manchester, Jodrell Bank in Cheshire is a deep-space...

How much subfloor preparation productdo you really need?

In this illuminating column, James Rosher answers key questions some contractors ask regarding subfloor preparation. HOW...

BOSTIK has launched a new soft floor adhesive

BOSTIK has launched STIX A600 EVOLUTION, a new soft floor adhesive that contains glass ball...

A good system shortens the road to your goal

To the people out there who want to rely on the cheapest products that arrive...

Showtime for Bostik as it hits the road in Scotland

Here, in the first part of two reports, CFJ talks about its visit to Bostik’s...

Time to get on top of flooring termsand technical details

Steve Thornton provides a brief and concise overview for some of the more commonly used...

Dundee College refurb is top of the class

WHEN Dundee and Angus College recently underwent a refurbishment of its student social space and...

Bostik launches soft floor adhesive ‘with up to 30% more coverage’

BOSTIK has launched STIX A600 EVOLUTION, a new soft floor adhesive that is says contains...

Plan, communicate and prosper

Darren Robinson provides advice on what to consider when installing multiple flooring types in commercial...

Oval cricket ground recently underwent a major extension, Bostik provides subfloor preparation products

WHEN The Oval cricket ground recently underwent a major extension, Bostik was on hand to...

A tailored technical approach to floorcoverings

How can a flooring contractor best work with their client to get floorcoverings installed to...

Bostik renews talkSPORT sponsorship

BOSTIK has renewed its sponsorship of the sports headlines on talkSPORT radio for another year,...

Bostik Pro Rewards gets members earning rewards fast

The recently launched Bostik Pro Rewards loyalty programme has been specially tailored for flooring professionals,...

Should you overboard a subfloor? The answer is…

After putting together sections of the CFA guide with industry colleagues, Martin Cummins was asked...

Bostik ‘strengthens professional flooring team’

BOSTIK has added three members to its professional flooring team, reportedly strengthening its in-house technical...

Underfloor heating goes under interrogation

As underfloor heating becomes less straightforward for floorlayers, Martin Cummins answers all the questions you’re...

Flooring is exciting! (Now to persuade the youth…)

Getting younger generations involved in flooring is a challenge, says Martin Cummins. But we must...

Bringing the flooring home

THE Oaklands House development on Old Oak Common Lane represents London’s biggest regeneration since the...

Bostik’s free app for flooring professionals

The Bostik Pro App provides instant access to product information on the go, as well...

A clean bill of health

THE new FIX A320 TACK adhesive was among the Bostik products that – combined with...

‘Bostik gives new hotel the five-star flooring service’

THE installation of floorcoverings throughout the new Hyatt Place hotel in central London has been...

Bostik opens new state-of-the-art training facility

BOSTIK has opened the Bostik Academy, a new state-of-the-art training facility located at the company’s...

Bostik launches new rewards scheme

BOSTIK has launched Bostik Pro Rewards, a new loyalty programme that offers its members a...

Choosing the ideal training for you and your team

Before searching for any training, which of course relies on a commitment from yourself and...
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Bostik puts on an adhesives show on its summer road trip

FLOORING professionals throughout the UK had the opportunity to get up close with Bostik’s new...
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It’s been a summer of sporting investment for Bostik

BOSTIK has supported its range of floor preparation products and flooring adhesives with TV and...
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New range of adhesives from Bostik

THE new range of adhesives from Bostik offers what the company describes as a high-quality...

Bostik UK moves to 100% renewable electricity

BOSTIK UK says it’s taken a significant step in its ongoing commitment to responsible energy...

Bostik increases mental health support for colleagues

Bostik has launched a new initiative that will expand the mental health support available to...

BOSTIK supplied technical advice and subfloor preparation products

BOSTIK has supplied technical advice and subfloor preparation products to facilitate the installation of the...

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