SIA-Mapei Professional Knowledge Series: Common Site Issues Relating To Tile & Stone Works

Tile, Marble, Granite and Natural Stones are common finishes used in residential, hospitality and commercial buildings.  Installations are on interior and exterior of buildings, walls and floors.  As much as everyone looks forward to a good quality and durable installation, it is possible that there will be times when some installations might end up with various unfavourable site situations.

This session will review some of the common issues and complaints as well as discuss possible causes and solutions on how some of these issues can be avoided or resolved.  Understanding the physical properties of adhesives in accordance to the standards of BS EN 12004 & ISO 13007-1 will be helpful in the selection and specification of adhesives appropriate for the various applications in tile and stone work towards achieving a quality and durable installation.