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Outdoor tile consideration checklist 05.05.17
Have you ever got really excited about a tile – selected the colour and style that works, received approval from your client – only to find at the final hurdle that it isn’t suitable after all? Perhaps it’s too heavy to work with your pedestal system? Or it doesn’t meet…
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How to create the right impression with your building masonry 02.05.17
Question: How do you create the right impression with your building masonry project? Answer: By remembering that there are occasions when blending in can be just as important as standing out.   First stop, heritage Whether you have complete authority to choose the building masonry or you’re obliged to submit…
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Why porcelain works best for roof terraces 28.04.17
  Reduced weight load. Natural strength. Low water absorption rate. Extensive choice of colours and patterns. Ease of installation. Need we go on?! If you’re looking for a high-performing, slip-resistant option for a roof terrace project, porcelain firmly ticks every box. A light, strong, simple solution If you regularly specify…
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Tiles, stones and renovations – Top tips for 2017 21.02.17
It’s often said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that’s the case, then natural stone should be blushing from all the attention!   The Year of the Copycat Yes, it looks as though 2017 is shaping up to be the Year of the Copycat! Many of the…
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Why our technical expertise is the best in the business 30.01.17
We’re not ones for blowing our own trumpet. But occasionally these things just have to be said! Whatever the nature of your particular project, the right technical expertise is crucial if you’re going to source tiles that meet all your requirements. At Caledonian Stone, we combine unrivalled technical knowledge and…
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Tips for choosing the right porcelain tiles for your commercial fit out 24.01.17
Strong. Hard. Tough. Highly resistant to chemical attack and thermal shock. No, we’re not talking about Superman or Wonder Woman. But with all these powerful personality traits, it’s hardly surprising that so many of you are choosing porcelain tiles. But with over one million different types and styles of porcelain…
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The weather outside is frightful…. Tiles to keep your customers’ toes warm 17.01.17
Brrrr! It’s getting chilly out there! There’s nothing like stepping into your (hotel or residential) bathroom and feeling the warmth creep into your body from the soles of your feet. And now, thanks to the beauty of underfloor heating, it’s something that we’re all able to experience on a regular…
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Key considerations when sourcing a porcelain tiles supplier (to ensure your project stays on track) 24.11.16
It’s essential that every project you complete is on time and within budget. However, it can be difficult to hit your deadlines when it comes to navigating your way around the world of porcelain. There are hundreds-upon-thousands of different porcelain tiles available on the market, which means finding the right…
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Slip Resistant Tiles – Watch our Testing Equipment in Action… 22.11.16
(Just one way we ensure that your projects won’t go slip slidin’ away!) We know that compliance is incredibly important to you… We take it seriously, too. We’re now one of the UK’s few stone and tile suppliers to own a pendulum coefficient of friction tester – the most accurate…
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Meet your sustainability requirements with porcelain 07.11.16
Porcelain manufacturers are prioritising the environment more than ever before due to government regulations, project requirements and a commitment to increase productivity by reducing waste. And they’re not the only ones that are fine-tuning their sustainability strategies. At Caledonian Stone, we’re committed to preserving the world’s natural resources, for example…
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