Micro Joints – the new way to replace the traditional expansion joint.

  • August 16, 2017

With underfloor heating becoming more common due to cost-effective installation and running costs, there are inherent problems associated with these systems in the form of movement between the subfloor and the floor finish due to expansions and contractions. Failing to allow for this movement will almost certainly result in cracked tiling surfaces. Dural UK have …

What are Movement Joints?

  • May 18, 2017

Movement joints are an integral part of any ceramic tile or stone installation. The various components of a tiled assembly (covering, adhesive, substrate, etc.) have unique physical characteristics that affect their behavior. Specifically, these components will expand and contract at different rates, according to each component’s intrinsic physical properties, with changes in moisture, temperature and …

What is the difference between ceramic and porcelain tiles?

  • May 14, 2017

It can be overwhelming when trying to choose the perfect tile for your home. With an unbelievably large selection of colours, patterns and textures, where do you start?  It’s not just the design choices that confuse consumers its understanding the difference between the types of tile. Each type is made from a different composition, and …

How should I cut Ceramic Tiles?

  • May 13, 2017

After hours of wandering around tile showrooms, you have finally chosen your ceramic tiles and are ready to start transforming your room. Your surface is smooth, you have the perfect amount of tiles to complete the job and you have decided on your starting point. Your first challenge, just how do you cut ceramic tiles …