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December 31, 2020. 6:59 AM

Tips for installing large format and thin tiles

What is considered as Large format and slim tile? Large format tiles are those with at least one side greater than 60cm in length.  They come in various sizes and thicknesses, with some formats reaching dimensions of up to 3.2m x 1.6m.…

November 9, 2020. 2:20 AM

How to fix cracked epoxy flooring | Mapei Singapore

Epoxy floors are durable, easy to clean and maintain. Moreover, it looks great with the seamless appearance and ability to customize in various colours. However, issues such as chipping or cracking may occur. The extent of repair will depend on…

October 28, 2020. 2:19 AM

Understanding tile grouts and its standards for tile and stone works

Similar to adhesives, tile grouts have specific requirements as defined by EN 13888 and ISO 13007-3 standards. Types of tile grout for tile and stone works Tile grout products are classified into two types: CG – Cementitious grouts RG…

September 11, 2020. 8:59 AM

Understanding tile adhesives and its related standards | Mapei Singapore

When choosing the most appropriate installation system, a good knowledge of the materials to be installed is essential.  Installing tiles with adhesives by the thin-bed method shall meet specific requirements defined by European Standards EN…

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