Problem-free external tiling system launched

BAL promises safe, strong solutions with its launch of Gutjahr technology to the UK market

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Gutjahr System Technology from BAL provides solutions for drainage, ventilation and uncoupling on balconies, patios and terraces.

Its innovative technology helps protect external installations from frost damage, staining and water damage.

For more than 25 years, BAL’s sister company Gutjahr has developed long-lasting, trouble-free coverings, even on problem substrates, throughout Europe. Its prestigious projects include Amsterdam Library, the Palace of Hambach, and the Weimar National Theatre, as well as small domestic projects.

Now available to order, Gutjahr technology from BAL represents a breakthrough in the UK market for simple, safe and strong solutions for outdoor tiling installations as part of a BAL guaranteed system.

Products launching to the market include the AquaDrain T+ laying system for the adhesion of slabs, natural stone, 20mm porcelain and other outdoor coverings, and the AquaDrain EK passive capillary drainage system for the solid bed fixing of ceramic, natural stone and concrete paving.

The AquaDrain T+ and AquaDrain EK systems include unique surface drainage matting, providing rapid and immediate high volume drainage with minimal height build-up.

Both systems may be used with Gutjahr drainage grates and gullies, trims and profiles, which are available in a number of interchangeable sizes and designs to suit varying construction heights or personal tastes.

All of the Gutjahr grates and gullies can be cut to size and some are height adjustable.

Gutjahr System Technology represents new, innovative ideas – a vision shared by BAL. The products are as diverse as the outdoor installations they are intended for.

  • Gutjahr installation at G7 venue Schloss Elmau.
    Gutjahr installation at G7 venue Schloss Elmau.
  • Weimar National Theatre.
    Weimar National Theatre.

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