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NEWSFLASH ISAFE APEX IS A CUT


ABOVE THE REST The brand new safety flooring range from Itec Contract Floors, isafe Apex, has made its UK debut at The Gallery, a top end hair and beauty salon and spa located in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire.


Achieving complete compliance with CDM and HSE requirements for slip resistance in public areas that can be subject to spillages, the new flooring also delivers a striking look that is in keeping with both the client’s and designer’s aesthetic requirements.


Chosen in 797 Vintage Dark Grey, the wood-effect resilient safety flooring provided the exact tonal appearance needed to fully compliment the interior ambience created by the salon’s existing lighting, wall finishes and furniture. As Elisabeth Barrett,


of Barr None interior designers explained: “Our overall brief from the client was very clear, and as a result, the floor finish had to reflect the complex neutrals used within the salon’s colour scheme. Initially, our available finishes for the floor included marble, engineered hardwood, laminate and luxury vinyl tiles, all of which could have provided the design empathy that we desired, but crucially only isafe Apex could meet this design need as well as provide exceptional performance benefits.”


Jackie Strevens, of The Gallery, continued: “We operate in a location where demographics dictate that everything must be just right for our client base, and that includes the interior design scheme. Since we


A MEATY INVESTMENT A renowned Scottish meat producer has recently refurbished its modern 25,000sq ft factory, with the entire factory floor primed and prepared to meet the demands of a busy production line, thanks to the installation of high quality products from Schlüter-Systems.


Nearing completion, this Falkirk factory has been completely refitted throughout to ensure that high quality meat products can be produced within high quality surroundings. Therefore, it’s no surprise that a market leader in tile solutions has been used to secure protection for


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flooring subjected to high mechanical stresses and continuous use.


Movement joints from the Schlüter®


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range were specified and installed throughout the factory premises, providing essential protection against cracks and pressure from pedestrian traffic and heavy loads.


Stenhouse Tiling commented: “Malcolm Allan Butchers is a household name in the region and so it is understandable that they want the best products for their new flooring to match their high standards. Therefore, the Schlüter® DILEX range was ideal.”


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have had the new isafe Apex flooring installed, clients have frequently commented on how attractive the salon looks, and our stylists are loving the improved underfoot comfort. It was essential that once installed, the floor would always perform in the way needed, and not become a maintenance chore for our staff. Thanks to our consultation with Itec Contract Floors, we have the correctly tailored level of slip resistance that is always retained with minimal fuss.”


The installation was completed without any disruption and with no need for salon closure by fitting isafe Apex onto a mechanical fix TacFast® subfloor system.


www.itecfloors.co.uk


Carl Stokes, Divisional Manger at Schlüter- Systems, added: “Movement joints from the Schlüter®


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DILEX range offer secure edge protection and maintenance free solutions for surfaces exposed to continuous pressure and traffic, making them particularly important within this new factory facility which will be used heavily on a day-to-day basis.”


Whilst matching the flooring and interiors, the Schlüter®


DILEX profiles will be working to the best of their ability beneath the surface, whilst the tile installation still remains appealing and flawless above.


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