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The Most Cost-Effective Renovations for Improving Property Values

No matter what they want to tell you, it’s not just ‘location, location, location’ anymore. People looking for new homes are actually looking at the home itself these days, not just where it’s located. The term ‘curb appeal’ took off in the 80s, and we all know about it, and yet particularly among new owners, using the concept is a challenge.

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LATICRETE Pro Tips – Epoxy Grout Removal!

  We are introducing a series of LATICRETE Pro Tips. This is the first in the series of Pro Tips videos, which are informative and full of tips!    Subscribe to our YouTube channel to ensure you get to see the next series of LATICRETE Pro Tips videos when available.

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New Team Member at Global Tile

Global Tile would like to introduce our latest team member –  Chris Anderson. Chris is the Technical Sales Rep for LATICRETE International.   Chris has previously owned & operated a Tile installation company for 34yrs beginning his tiling career as an apprentice in his country of birth, England. During his years as an installer Chris.

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Hot Weather Tiling and Grouting

Conventional portland cement tile-setting beds, thin-set mortars, cement plasters and stuccos are often permanently damaged when subject to hot, dry temperatures or desert climates immediately after installation. High temperatures remove the water content of the mortar required for portland cement hydration, curing and strength development. In addition, rapid drying often causes mortar to crack, crumble […]

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Tile Therapy January 2014

A very Happy New Year to you! We trust you’ve had a relaxing summer break and like us, you’re looking forward to a great year ahead. The media are certainly doing their bit to put a positive spin on the potential for our building industry which by all accounts should help to make 2014 a […]

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Pooling inspiration…

Have you seen the LATICRETE Pools, Spas and Fountains Brochure?  LATICRETE Underwater Submersion System is composed of time and job proven LATICRETE tile installation products which have been successfully installed around the world for over 50 years. It provides single source responsibility for these demanding, high performance applications.

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Happy New Year – 2014

Happy New Year to all our clients, blog and website visitors. Global Tile is geared up for a busy year! Summertime brings out the (DIY) in most of us and this year our enquiries so far suggest ‘Summer 2014′ could rival our busiest season on record. Whether you’re looking to undertake some basic tiling repairs

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Tile Tex

One of our respected resellers & installers, Stuart Wordsworth of Tile Tex sent us some great images of recent work he has completed. Stuart trusts and promotes the  LATICRETE System of products with all his installations of our Spanish & Italian tile. Thanks for the images Stu, keep up the excellent work.

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