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July 10, 2024

Pre-start checks

Before starting any project, it is important to do a few pre-start checks to make sure the products you select are the correct ones and…

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How to prepare floors in new build projects
June 6, 2024

Floor preparation in new-build projects

There’s an ever-growing demand for housing stock in the UK, meaning the need for flooring installers is also increasing. Many new build…

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May 17, 2024

Technical Services away from sites

Think Technical Services and you might picture a team on site, working with customers on their projects, tackling technical troubles, whether it be assessing surface…

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April 10, 2024

Perfect preparation prevents poor performance

In some of my previous articles, I mentioned how I apply the ‘5Ps’ when approaching installations. ‘Perfect Preparation Prevents Poor Performance.’ The only way you…

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March 12, 2024

Testing, testing…

I have previously written about the importance of Technical Services and the role they play in supporting customers, users, and the business. But there is…

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December 6, 2023

Selecting the right smoothing compound for the job

As part of my role in the Technical Services department here at Bostik, one of my duties is to assist our Training…

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June 29, 2022

Making the most of modular builds

Modular building is an increasingly popular method of construction these days, and there is no sign of its popularity slowing down. But why is the…

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February 21, 2019

Understanding your commitment when installing timber flooring

One of the massive personal benefits I gain from working with the Contract Flooring Association (CFA) is the sharing of knowledge and understanding. However much I may think I know in the world of flooring, there is always more to learn and understand.

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February 20, 2019

Changing the climate

Product manufacturers such as Bostik stand or fall by the quality and performance of the products they supply. Flooring contractors meanwhile stand by the quality…

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Expansion Joints
January 11, 2017

Do you know your joints?

At Bostik we have an enthusiastic, young(ish) flooring sales team that is always asking me technical questions. From my point of view this is great,…

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