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Building Products April 2017

BATHROOMS AND KITCHENS | PRODUCT PROFILES Plenty of colour options offered in imminent collection Quartz and porcelain surfaces from CRL Stone are to be unveiled at The Natural Stone Show. Held at London’s Excel, Fabricators, architects, designers, developers and retailers will see the new collections and gather information about the advantages that quartz and porcelain offer on all types of applications. CRL Stone has 60 colours and finishes of porcelain and quartz surfaces, whilst CRL Quartz is a durable engineered quartz stone, available in 32 colours, with a polished finish and in thicknesses of 20mm and 30mm. The extralarge Surface gains for housing scheme APRIL 2017 | BUILDING PRODUCTS 45 slabs measure up to 3200mm x 1650mm. Enabling designers and architects to respond to interior trends while meeting the demands of modern living, CRL Quartz is non-porous, stain, scratch, heat and shock resistant. Ceralsio porcelain is a hard wearing and versatile range, available in 27 colours and three thicknesses – 12mm for a slim worktop, 10mm for floor tiling and 6mm for wall cladding. With a strong resistance to wear and tear, scratch, stain and ultra-violet, Ceralsio is suitable for interior and exterior use. www.crlstone.co.uk Extension of portfolio reflects well on company With an increased portfolio, Essential Bathrooms introduced a range of mirrors to help consumers create an individual look in any bathroom. The contemporary design has always been a popular trend within the bathroom market, so Essential Bathrooms has introduced modern style mirrors to their offering, with many consumers also transforming their bathrooms with technology driven products to allow ease throughout their bathroom experience. The three styles introduced include; Hepburn – the demister pad keeps the mirror clear when you need it and the acrylic diffuser ensures lighting from a single touch of the infrared (IR) sensor, completed with aluminium frame and lighting around the mirror. Monroe, which has LED lighting, and made from 5mm safety glass whilst also features a demister pad. Completing the range is Taylor, available in two sizes, features a 5mm safety glass, a demister pad and ambience side lighting and finished with an aluminium frame. Like Hepburn, includes an IR sensor. www.essentialfromideal.com Due to the specification of surfaces by Maxtop Quartz, a housing scheme in Levenshulme in greater Manchester has maximised its budgets and installation times. The Black Onyx Sparkle Maxtop Quartz worktop was selected by MCI Developments and has been installed within six of the 42 properties. The worktop is available in up to ten finishes and comes with a 25- year guarantee. Featuring a patented interior honeycomb structure, the product offers the aesthetic benefits of a solid stone surface, with the advantage of a deeper 40mm profile. Six of the homes that have the Maxtop will be made available for private sale, whilst the housing scheme will also include 22 homes for affordable rent and 14 properties for shared ownership sale. Priority for the properties will be given to people who currently live or work locally and existing social housing tenants. Stephen Moss, managing director of Maxtop Quartz, said: “It is fantastic to have our surfaces installed in a development site just around the corner from us in Levenshulme. The Maxtop Quartz surface is ideal for these types of housing projects where timescales and budgets need to be met. While the quartz exterior adds a quality finish to the product and a luxurious feel to the kitchen environment.” www.maxtopquartz.co.uk No need to splash the cash with doubled-ended bath With two backrests, spacious interior and centrally positioned waste and overflow outlet, the Cayono Duo from Kaldewei is the first entry-level double-ended bath in the Cayono bath family. Boasting enough space for two people, the Cayono Duo is made of robust steel enamel and is available in two sizes: 1700mm x 750mm and 1800mm x 800mm, making it ideal for many different room layouts. Cayono Duo is perfect for modern families who want maximum quality and comfort at a low cost. Priced only slightly higher than that of a standard bath, the Cayono Duo offers added value due to its functionality and material. Its shape, material and colour compliments other models in the range such as in the Cayonoplan enamelled shower surface and Puro washbasins, whilst all Kaldewei products come with a 30- year guarantee. www.kaldewei.co.uk 01480 498 053


Building Products April 2017
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