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F. Ball and Co. Ltd. is the UK’s leading manufacturer of floor preparation products and flooring adhesives. Founded in 1886, the company remains family-owned and has built its success on a continual approach to research and product development. This has resulted in a market leading product range, carefully matched to the requirements of flooring professionals throughout the world.

Systems for wood floorcovering installations

When installing wood floorcoverings, contractors should follow the same principles of floorcovering installation while bearing in mind a few unique considerations, chief of which...

Styccobond F48 PLUS fibre-reinforced high temperature grade vinyl adhesive

PRODUCTS from F Ball and Co, including the company’s Styccobond F48 PLUS fibre-reinforced high temperature...

F Ball and Co was used to install multi-coloured custom design floorcoverings

PRODUCTS from F Ball and Co have been used to install multi-coloured custom design floorcoverings...

‘Perfect flooring installation’ for Crystal Endeavour

DELIVERING ‘the perfect flooring installation’ for luxury Crystal cruise ship, the Crystal Endeavour, has reportedly...

Marine markers

New post-Brexit regulations have come into force governing standards that must be met in order...

F Ball and Co to attend Cruise Ships Interiors Expo America

F BALL and Co will use the Cruise Ships Interiors Expo America in Miami to...

F BALL and Co’s new Styccobond F73 PLUS adhesive is suitable for securing entrance matting in a mat well

F BALL and Co’s new Styccobond F73 PLUS adhesive for internal and external heavy-duty applications...

F Ball and Co’s System LVT Range have been used at the White Horse leisure park

PRODUCTS from F Ball and Co’s System LVT Range have been used to install floorcoverings...

F Ball and Co appoints technical support advisor for The Netherlands

UK manufacturer of subfloor preparation products and adhesives for floorcoverings, F Ball and Co has...

F Ball and Co help contractors deliver ‘high quality, durable finish’ for sports hall floor

TECHNICAL support and subfloor preparation products provided by F Ball and Co have helped contractors...

F Ball’s Stopgap Fill and Prime and Styccobond F41 helped create a professional flooring finish

RAISED access panels are commonplace in commercial environments because the elevated structure provides space beneath...

F Ball and Co helps with ‘invaluable community project’

PRODUCTS donated by F Ball and Co, including the company’s Stopgap 1200 Pro levelling compound,...
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When do you need a temperature-tolerant adhesive?

Temperature-tolerant adhesives have been developed for installing resilient floorcoverings in areas where temperatures can rise...

New F Ball adhesive nets a quick result for Macclesfield FC

Players at Macclesfield FC enjoyed a speedy win thanks to the help of F Ball...

Choosing the best adhesives for your LVTs

When installing LVTs, it’s useful to have the advantages of pressure sensitive adhesives, which afford...

Apps lead the way in expert advice

Virtual site visits from F. Ball and Co. Ltd., using video messaging platforms such as...

Stopgap Micro Rapid is the best in the market according to flooring contractors

SINCE its launch last year, flooring contractors have reportedly been quick to brand F Ball...

‘High-performance’ products from F Ball and Co have been used in a London hospital

‘HIGH-PERFORMANCE’ products from F Ball and Co have been used to install safe and hygienic...

F Ball and Co Stopgap 1200 Pro levelling compound and F46 pressure sensitive acrylic adhesive have been used to install floorcoverings

PRODUCTS from F Ball and Co, including the company’s Stopgap 1200 Pro levelling compound and...

F Ball and Co doubles down on recycling

F BALL and Co is redoubling its efforts to reduce the amount of plastic waste...

Timesaving solution for preparing chipboard subfloors

Continuing the format of recent technical advice articles drawing on real-life situations, John relays a...

Cashback for rewards programme

OVER 10 years since its original launch, F Ball and Co’s customer rewards programme has...

‘We still have time on skills – the horse hasn’t bolted yet’

We’re not at crisis point yet when it comes to skills and labour, Darren Kenyon,...

A whole new ball game

While controversy rages about the skills crisis in the flooring industry, some manufacturers are quietly...

Getting stuck into vinyl adhesive

Neil Sanders provides a straightforward guide to choosing the optimum vinyl adhesive for your installation. CONTRACTORS...

F BALL’s Styccobond F58 PLUS is a fast-drying, fibre-reinforced, pressure-sensitive adhesive

F BALL & Co’s advanced Styccobond F58 PLUS is described by the company as a...

The main issues when it comes to removing old floorcoverings

Neil Sanders details the main issues to anticipate and how to deal with them when...

New adhesives for vertical flooring accessories

Contractors once had limited choice of adhesives for installing vertical flooring accessories. Now, thanks to...

F Ball & Co’s Stopgap 300 HD heavy-duty levelling compound creates a durable flooring installation

Icelandic flooring distributor Gólfefnaval has opted for F Ball & Co’s Stopgap 300 HD heavy-duty...

New adhesive ‘nets quick result for Macclesfield FC’

PLAYERS at Macclesfield FC enjoyed a speedy win, reportedly thanks to the help of F...

F Ball & Co | Educational establishments demand safe and durable floors

Educational establishments demand safe and durable floors. Flooring in these settings must be able to...
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Dealing with age

Chris relays project-based guidance on overcoming anticipated challenges when undertaking flooring installations in old buildings. CONTINUING...

F Ball & Co’s Styccobond F41, can secure a wide range of dimensionally stable ‘flat-lay’ carpet tiles

Carpet tile tackifiers provide a permanently tacky film to prevent ‘loose-lay’ carpet tiles from moving...

F Ball & Co appoints new northern area sales manager

F BALL & Co has appointed Adam Lord as northern area sales manager, while reportedly...

F Ball & Co launches RAG 2022

F BALL & Co has unveiled an updated version of its ‘highly anticipated’F Ball Recommended...

Raising the level

In a break from the usual technical advice format, John Green explains how to raise...

F Ball & Co’s Styccobond F49 Hybrid PS vinyl adhesive used to install safety vinyl sheet

SELECTED for its temperature tolerance and water resistance, F Ball & Co’s Styccobond F49 Hybrid...

F BALL & CO supplies distributors with a wide range of support materials

F BALL & CO says it supplies distributors with a wide range of support materials...

Get F. Ball’s free RAG® app

Flooring contractors can access F. Ball and Co. Ltd.’s industry-acclaimed Recommended Adhesives Guide (RAG®) via...

F Ball & Co ‘demonstrates excellence with ambitious exhibition stand’

WITH the return of The Flooring Show, F Ball & Co realised its most ambitious...

F Ball & Co’s Stopgap 300 HD heavy-duty levelling compound

F BALL & CO’s Stopgap 300 HD heavy-duty levelling compound and the company’s Styccobond B95...

F Ball & Co’s Stopgap 300 HD, is a fast-drying heavy-duty levelling compound

SURROUNDINGS in healthcare settings can be influential in patient comfort and recovery. Long-term value is...

F Ball & Co | Level is raised at Aberystwyth University

TECHNICAL representatives from F Ball & Co have reportedly provided contractors from John Lord Flooring,...

F Ball & Co | Rubber floorcoverings are a popular choice for heavy-duty flooring installations

RUBBER floorcoverings are a popular choice for heavy-duty flooring installations, including in outdoor and transitional...

F Ball & Co’s Stopgap Fill and Prime

F BALL & CO’s Stopgap Fill and Prime is described as a fast-drying, cement-based primer...

F Ball & Co to attend Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe

F BALL & CO will showcase its range of products for creating what it describes...
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F Ball & Co’s Styccobond F40 drys to form a transparent, permanently tacky coating

WHEN installing carpet over large areas that will be subject to heavy use, such as...
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F Ball & Co | Flooring installations in retail environments

Flooring installations in retail environments often face pressure to complete work as quickly as possible...
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F Ball & Co launches F58 PLUS ‘No time to wait’ LVT adhesive

F BALL & CO’s new Styccobond F58 PLUS is described by the company as a...
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F Ball & Co | Finding the back of the net at Premier League refurbishment

EXECUTIVES at a Premier League football club are now reportedly enjoying their very own indoor...
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F Ball & Co products leave lab floor in ‘flawless condition’

STOPGAP subfloor preparation products from F Ball & Co and the company’s Styccobond F44 acrylic...
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F Ball & Co | Transforming of a former car showroom into a sterile and decontamination unit

PRODUCTS from F Ball & Co including its Stopgap 300 HD levelling compound and Styccobond...
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F Ball & Co | What was once new is new again

SUBFLOOR preparation products and adhesives from F Ball & Co have reportedly helped deliver style...
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F Ball & Co’s Stopgap 850 Exterior

FLOORING in industrial settings will often be subject to greater stresses and strains than in...

‘Eco pouches’ for repair and floor finishing compounds

FULLY recyclable ‘eco pouches’ for its repair and floor finishing compounds are among new packaging...

Manufacturers benefit when installers have widespread access to high quality training

F Ball & Co sales director, Darren Kenyon, says there’s a need to rethink what...

F Ball & Co | ‘Visually striking floor finish’ featured in unique workspace

PROVIDING for the demand for industrial-chic office interiors, F Ball & Co’s Stopgap 800 Wearcoat...
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F Ball & Co | Flooring installations in nursing and care homes require special considerations

FLOORING installations in nursing and care homes require special considerations to help support elderly residents...
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F BALL & Co’s Styccobond F73 PLUS solvent-free, fibre-reinforced adhesive

F BALL & Co’s Styccobond F73 PLUS solvent-free, fibre-reinforced adhesive is formulated for installing floorcoverings...

Working over wood and metal

Jason  Tatton gives his guidance on preparing metal and wood subfloors ahead of the installation...

F Ball & Co launches Centre of Excellence

F BALL & Co has redesigned and reconfigured the training and demonstration facility at its...

F Ball & Co appoints new London technical rep

F BALL & Co has appointed Paul Trubridge as technical representative for north London and...

Equipment and application techniques used play an important role when undertaking a flooring installation

WHEN undertaking a flooring installation, the importance of selecting the most suitable flooring products is...

F Ball & Co used to install a mixture of hard-wearing, stylish textile and vinyl floorcoverings

SPECIALIST floor levelling compounds and adhesives from F Ball & Co have been used to...

F Ball & Co joins CSI Plus

FLOORING contractors and professionals working in the design and fit-out of cruise ships interiors can...

F Ball & Co has outlined a guide to wood floorcovering installations

F BALL & CO has outlined a guide to wood floorcovering installations. It says: ‘When...

Newly launched ‘rapid-drying, flexible’ floor finishing compound

STOPGAP Micro Rapid, F Ball & Co’s newly launched ‘rapid-drying, flexible’ floor finishing compound, is...

F Ball & Co’s Styccobond F49 Hybrid PS

SAID to be a revolutionary development in vinyl adhesives, F Ball & Co’s Styccobond F49...

F Ball & Co have helped contractors Oxden Floors

TECHNICAL support and subfloor preparation products provided by F Ball & Co have reportedly helped...

F Ball & Co’s Stopgap Fill and Prime are designed for use over raised access panels

FLOORING contractors who undertake installations in office environments will likely be familiar with working over...

Heavy-duty subfloor preparation products for installing floorcoverings

FLOORING in entrances is often exposed to moisture and dirt that’s been brought in from...

F Ball & Co have been used to create a hygienic flooring finish

PRODUCTS from F Ball & Co have been used to create a hygienic flooring finish...

F Ball & Co | Flooring products used to create inspiring space

PRODUCTS from F Ball & Co, including Styccobond F41 carpet tile tackifier, have been used...

Stopgap Fast-Track 30 is described by F Ball & Co as rapid drying

WHEN it comes to refurbishments, contractors are all too familiar with the requirement to complete...

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