What is Microcement?

What is Microcement

Updated: March 2023 Microcement, also known as micro-screed or micro-concrete, is a polymer modified cement-based coating which can be applied thinly to walls, stairs and floors in domestic and commercial environments. As a result of strong bonding power, microcement can be applied to almost any surface including wood and tiles, and existing concrete flooring surfaces. […]

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How much does microcement cost?

Microcement

If you’re looking to have a microcement flooring solution installed in a domestic or commercial environment, there are a number of factors that are unique to each flooring system that is worth taking into consideration. These unique elements make it difficult to quote a uniform cost per square metre for microcement. In general, the price […]

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What Type Of Base Can Resin Bound Stone Be Installed On?

External surfaces are best installed on porous asphalt, normally a minimum of 60mm AC open surf asphalt with a maximum pen value of 100/150. RBS can also be installed on a concrete base, but it is recommended that the concrete drains well . Internal surface can be installed onto screed or concrete. If you have […]

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Where Can Resin Bound Surfacing Be Used?

Domestic Resin Bound Drive

Resin bound surfacing is a very versatile product and lends itself to a wide variety of uses. Driveways: Growing in popularity, resin bound driveways offer a lot of advantages over block paving, tarmac etc, including low maintenance, great looks, and being environmentally friendly. Pool Surrounds: Anti slip properties can be incorporated making it the ideal […]

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What Is Quartz Carpet Or Stone Carpet?

Stonex Quartz Carpet

Quartz floors or stone carpets are essentially the same system, but normally refer to an internal installation – typically a 1-3mm quartz , available as a natural quartz or a coloured quartz. While equally adaptable to interior or exterior use, Quartz Carpet is more associated with internal applications such as kitchens, bathrooms, showrooms etc. Many […]

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Is Resin Bound Gravel The Same As Resin Bonded Gravel?

Stonex Resin Bound

No. Resin Bonded gravel is different. This is where a layer of resin is first spread onto a surface (such as concrete or tarmac) and loose aggregate is then scattered on to the resin. Once cured, the loose gravel is brushed off. (as opposed to bound gravel, where there is no loose stones; the aggregate […]

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What is Resin Bound Gravel?

Resinbound Pros and Cons

Resin bound gravel is a surface finish where aggregate is mixed with a resin before being trowelled into place. Once mixed and trowelled into place, the surface will cure hard within 24 hours, depending on ambient temperature. For a driveway, which is subject to vehicular traffic, the mix is normally laid at between 15 and […]

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