DIY TIPS

Underlayments

Vapour Barrier Reduces Risk of Debonding

By Tal  |  2022-01-14  |   | views

Surface preparation is a vital aspect of any flooring application. Inadequate preparation may easily lead to loss of adhesion and ultimately failure of the flooring installation for example, vinyl flooring ‘bubbling’ or delaminating from the substrate. The application of TAL Vapourscreen WB prior to the flooring installation, reduces the risk of debonding. [...]




Waterproofing

Waterproofing roof slabs and parapet walls

By Tal  |  2021-11-04  |   | views

With the arrival of seasonal rains you may find that your flat roof structure or exposed parapets are not waterproofed correctly, leading to the ingress of water. The result is water damage shown on ceilings and walls of the rooms below. It must be noted that this could also happen it the water outlet on the roof is not draining properly, thereby flooding the lower levels. [...]




Tiling

FIVE TOP TIPS FOR TILING AROUND A FIRE PIT

By Tal  |  2021-09-02  |   | views

Is there anything more South African than sharing the inviting glow of a fire pit? A tiled fire pit is a popular feature in many homes but it requires a suitable installation system to ensure a long-lasting result. Read on for our 5 top tips for this project. [...]