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19/06/2018
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Instruction for installing and seasoning floor screeds with water-powered underfloor heating

Water – powered underfloor heating systems has become a very common element of up-to-date flooring projects. Although popular and widely met, contractors very often ask us about the ATLAS recommended…
19/06/2018
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Tiles loosening – defect under investigation

Case 1. The investor observed tiles on a terrace which loosed off after two years of operation. Defect Although the adhesive was hard, it stuck firmly to the tile and…
19/06/2018
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Discolouration of tiles – defect under investigation

Discolouration of tiles and joints can destroy the visual effect of the most painstaking works. Some types of tiles, for example those made of natural stone, may be particularly vulnerable…
19/06/2018
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Fixing plasterboards upon a ceiling – comparison of two systems

Nowadays, one may choose between two existing solutions for fixing plasterboards upon a ceiling. The first one involves a construction made of metal profiles installed in a transverse arrangement. The…
19/06/2018
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How to easily fit a WC support frame with Atlas Building Board

Owing to the modern technology, the installation of WC support frame is getting easier and easier. In addition, the installation time has also been significantly reduced. Durability, convenience and safety…
18/06/2018
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Thermal insulation of buildings – defect under investigation

Even though thermal insulation seems like a simple technology, it produces dozens of errors. They are made by architects who prepare incorrect construction details designs or choose improper render in…
18/06/2018
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Floors and screeds – defects under investigation

Use of ready-made mortars helped to eliminate many errors which used to be common during independent preparation of flooring mortars by contractors. Unfortunately, ready-made mortars brought other problems. Let’s mention…
18/06/2018
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How to prepare the OSB substrate for tiling?

The assessment of properties and the method of surface preparation has critical impact on the durability of the ceramic cladding. OSB substrate (e.g. casings, partitions, floor layers) implies many technical…
18/06/2018
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What adhesive to choose for application of floor tiles?

Contractors have been using ready-made adhesives for over 25 years. In the past, one mortar was used to bond all kinds of tiles to any type of substrate. Nowadays, we…
18/06/2018
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How to renovate an insulated façade? Special case

Building materials have certain lifespan. It is often the case that they require some repair or replacement over time. Particularly vulnerable to damage and wear are materials used for façade…
18/06/2018
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Clever solution for a façade – mosaic render

Mosaic render is made of aggregate bonded with specially developed base which main ingredient is acrylic resin. It is used both for interior decoration and upon building façades. It offers…
18/06/2018
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Clever solution for a façade – render imitating wood

Façade should protect a building against adverse weather conditions. Should it also be its glory? Absolutely! Therefore, while choosing the type of top finish, one should think not only about…