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Mastic asphalt – green, recyclable and an a+ performance every time

Mastic asphalt is renowned for being tough, durable, long lasting and outperforming the competition, but it’s also one of the most sustainable and greenest building materials available, helping specifiers and architects achieve the highest BREEAM rating possible. Having worked long and hard to minimise the environmental impact of this durable material, the Mastic Asphalt Council [...]

2017-09-14T16:52:07+00:00 January 16th, 2017|News|

The fast and versatile screed

Finding the right screed for the job is never easy.  Screeds have different characteristics and when you factor in project timelines and budget constraints, this can make even the most straightforward screeding application a challenge.  Traditional cement screeds can be slow and labour-intensive so aren’t always up to the job.  Whether new build or refurbishment, [...]

2017-09-14T16:54:22+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|News|

Think green roofs- think mastic asphalt

With architects and specifiers under pressure to significantly reduce carbon emissions through sustainable building solutions, green roofs have risen in popularity and are seen as a having a significant effect on a building’s sustainable credentials.  Whether intensive or extensive, biodiverse or brown, it’s absolutely critical that green roofs are built on a solid waterproofing foundation.  [...]

2017-09-14T16:58:03+00:00 December 12th, 2016|News|

Tanked up – building protection from the floods 

With the latest deluge of heavy rain causing flash floods and the evacuation of homes, there is no escaping the fact that the UK may experience another winter of catastrophic floods. The devastation caused to homes and businesses by rising water levels and subterranean water ingress is costing local authorities and homeowners millions of pounds [...]

2017-09-14T17:00:32+00:00 November 29th, 2016|News|

Mastic asphalt won’t trip you up

With slips and trips one of the most common causes of accidents, it’s hardly surprising that every year councils across the UK pay out millions of pounds  in compensation claims due to faulty, broken and uneven pavements . While the cost to those that fall and suffer is incalculable, these injury claims can be reduced [...]

2017-09-14T17:02:00+00:00 November 15th, 2016|News|

It’s tough, it’s durable and it lasts… and lasts

Value for money, the best product – these qualities don’t often go hand-in-hand but in the world of waterproofing a tried and tested product that offers exceptional longevity and one that is highly resistant to wear and tear no matter what gets thrown at it is mastic asphalt. Providing such excellent wear – with a [...]

2017-09-14T17:05:07+00:00 October 31st, 2016|News|

(MAT) mastic asphalt terrazzo flooring – A smart choice for licensees 

In the competitive world of bars, clubs and restaurants, it’s all about retaining existing customers and luring in new ones.  With the look and feel to these establishments playing such a huge part in customer satisfaction, it’s important for specifiers to get it right when choosing materials – and their choice of floor is one [...]

2017-09-14T17:06:44+00:00 October 14th, 2016|News|

Car parks- a new social hub

Car parks are an important asset in any town or city and are a gateway into many fantastic retail destinations.  While they serve an obvious purpose to the driving public, when they are less in use, for example at night, these utilitarian building structures need not be a wasted commodity.  With over 6000 multi-storey car [...]

2017-09-14T17:08:47+00:00 September 28th, 2016|News|

Mastic asphalt creates space for rooftop playgrounds

With the latest Department of Education forecast saying that an extra 750,000 school places will be needed in England by 2025, under pressure and resourceful primary schools are transforming their roofs into playgrounds to create much needed space. The greatest demand for space is within inner city schools and so specifiers are turning to one [...]

2017-09-19T09:58:52+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|News|