F. Ball Celebrate Triple Win in CFJ/CFA Awards

F. Ball Celebrate Triple Win in CFJ/CFA Awards

Jul 06

F. Ball and Co. Ltd. has been voted first choice for flooring adhesives and smoothing compounds for our Styccobond and Stopgap ranges, respectively, by readers of Contract Flooring Journal (CFJ), making us proud winners in the CFJ/CFA Flooring Industry Awards again this year. In addition, an installation using F. Ball products at a stylish software house in Middlesex was voted Installation of...

Flooring in Education

Flooring in Education

Jun 09

Flooring installations within educational facilities must be able to withstand high levels of traffic, and must offer the best in safety and hygiene to staff and students. Considering the requirements of the setting when specifying subfloor preparation products is vital to ensuring the long-term durability of a new flooring project. Stephen Boulton, Technical Service Manager at F. Ball and Co....

F. Ball launches Stopgap SRS surface reinforcement system

F. Ball launches Stopgap SRS surface reinforcement system

May 12

F. Ball and Co. Ltd. has launched Stopgap SRS surface reinforcement system. Stopgap SRS is designed to rapidly stabilise and reinforce weak or poorly compacted screeds, providing a quick, simple, and cost-effective solution. Stopgap SRS rapidly penetrates weak and friable screeds, filling gaps and cracks, and binding loose particles together. This creates a stronger, more stable surface. In most...

Raising floor levels the easy way

Raising floor levels the easy way

May 03

There are many different reasons that the level of new and existing floors might need to be raised before they are ready to receive a floorcovering. Here we take a look at the latest deep base levelling compounds that can make raising floor levels a quick and easy process.  There are many instances in which a new or existing floor level may need to be elevated before it becomes ready to receive...

F. Ball Technical Director Receives BASA’s Max Kochmann Award

F. Ball Technical Director Receives BASA’s Max Kochmann Award

May 03

Neil Sanders, Technical Director at F. Ball and Co. Ltd., has been awarded the prestigious Max Kochmann Award by the British Adhesives and Sealants Association (BASA). The accolade, named in memory of one of BASA’s founding members and former life president, is awarded each year to an individual or company that has made an outstanding and sustained contribution to the affairs of the association....

A tailor made win for Richard

A tailor made win for Richard

Mar 18

Congratulations to Richard Taylor of Tailored Floors in Stoke on Trent who is another lucky winner in our Styccobond F46 ‘Perfect Fit’ competition. Richard was delighted to win a Stanley Laser Measure. This ultrasonic device is a valuable tool for contractors providing faster and more convenient distance measuring, ideal for estimating. F. Ball Technical Representative, Lee...

2016 To be ‘more prosperous year’ for flooring contractors.

2016 To be ‘more prosperous year’ for flooring contractors.

Mar 08

Richard Harris, marketing manager for F. Ball and Co, reveals the results of the survey which reveal a very positive 2015 and a healthy outlook for 2016. As leading manufacturers of flooring adhesives and subfloor preparation products, we strive to anticipate market trends and are constantly developing new products to meet the needs of modern flooring contractors. We commissioned independent...

Subfloor Preparation

Subfloor Preparation

Mar 01

The preparation of a subfloor is essential to any installation and any compromise can lead to under performance or failure of the flooring. The overall approach should be to prepare the best possible surface before installation to avoid problems and complaints later. The air temperature during installation should be normal room temperature no lower than 10°C. The surface should be even, stable...

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