Fidelma Kennedy

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Wishing our Customers a Happy Xmas

December 2018

Thank You for Your Support!

Kennedy Flooring, Altro, Genesis, Interface, Sweeney Todd, Tajima, ROMUS, Marlings, ARDEX

For Samples or Prices, please contact us on: 01-4568060 | www.kennedyflooring.ie | sales@kennedyflooring.ie |@kennedyfloorin


 

ARDEX PROMOTIONS!

November 2018

Lots of ARDEX Promotions!

For prices, please contact us on: 01-4568060 | www.kennedyflooring.ie | sales@kennedyflooring.ie |@kennedyfloorin


 

FREE BODY WARMER

November 2018

Buy a Pallet of ARDEX SCREED

      Get A FREE BODYWARMER

ARDEX, Adhesives, Promotions, Kennedy Flooring, Dublin, Ireland

 For prices, please contact us on: 01-4568060 | www.kennedyflooring.ie | sales@kennedyflooring.ie |@kennedyfloorin


 

Altro Walkway™ 20

October 2018

Need a Hard Wearing Safety Floor?

Thinking of that next project? Why not choose the very popular Altro Walkway™ 20!

This range of flooring from Altro will give you a choice of 42 colours and shares its colour range with Altro XpressLay. It is easily coved and welded and achieves PTV ≥ 36 giving sustained slip resistance. It also includes abrasion resistance, PUR cleanability, and superior chemical and stain resistance.

For prices, please contact us on: 01-4568060 | www.kennedyflooring.ie | sales@kennedyflooring.ie |@kennedyfloorin


 

Stainless Steel Flooring Trowel Box Set

October 2018

NEW Product from GENESIS

Genesis, Stainless, Steel, Flooring, Trowel, Box, Set,interchangeable,V Notch,Kennedy Flooring, Dublin, Ireland

In stock now, we have the New Stainless Steel Flooring Trowel Box Set– Comes complete with 6 blades, an interchangeable handle and carry case which is ventilated at the bottom, making the cleaning process a whole lot easier and convenient. The interchangeable handle enables this trowel to be used by left or right handed professionals with ease.

Blades Included:

  • 1 x 4mm V Notch
  • 1.5 x 5mm V Notch
  • 2 x 6mm V
  • Notch A1 Notch
  • A2 Notch Screeding Blade

For prices, please contact us on: 01-4568060 | www.kennedyflooring.ie | sales@kennedyflooring.ie |@kennedyfloorin


 

Entrance Mats to Cope with Autumn Weather

October 2018

DEBOMAT / COBAEurope / Genesis MattingDebomat, Matting, Kennedy Flooring, Dublin, Ireland

With the wet and icy conditions experienced throughout the winter many buildings have insufficient entrance matting COBAEurope, Matting, Non-Slip,Indoor Mats,Outdoor Mats, Logo Mats, Kennedy Flooring,Dublin,Irelandsystems. Loose lay entrance mats can help keep internal floor surfaces free of debris and moisture preventing slip issues and damage to the floor surfaces.

We have a large selection of mats available from our various vendors, why not pop in or have a browse of our site.Genesis, Non-Slip,Indoor Mats,Outdoor Mats, Logo Mats, Kennedy Flooring,Dublin,Ireland

For samples or pricing, contact: 01-4568060 | sales@kennedyflooring.ie |#kennedyfloorin


 

ARDEX Flooring Adhesives

September 2018

High Performance Flooring Adhesives

Kennedy Flooring have a full range of ARDEX High Performance Flooring Adhesives fully compatible with most popular floor coverings. These products offer unique application benefits and offer guarantees for long term performance.

ARDEX, Flooring, Adhesives, Floorcoverings,,Tackifier,Carpet.Vinyl

For samples or pricing, contact: 01-4568060 | sales@kennedyflooring.ie |#kennedyfloorin


 

Altro Ensemble™

September 2018

Altro Ensemble™,Luxury Vinyl Tile, geometric patterns, 15dB sound reduction ,four modular sizes,Kennedy Flooring, Dublin, Ireland

Luxury Vinyl Tiles(LVT)

Altro have launched their NEW LVT during September: Altro Ensemble™.

Altro Ensemble has 15dB sound reduction with added comfort underfoot, making it perfect for front of house areas in hotels including foyers and reception areas, restaurant and café dining areas, retail, offices and student accommodation – any environment where design is key. From colour blocking to geometric patterns, the possibilities are as endless as your imagination.

With four modular sizes, you can mix and match to create unique patterns utilising colour and design.

For samples or pricing, contact: 01-4568060 | sales@kennedyflooring.ie |#kennedyfloorin


 

ALTRO WHITEROCK – Complies To Fire Regulations

September 2018

Whiterock, Fire Safety, Rating,Housing, Local Authority,Building Regulations, Fire Testing,EN 13501 Class B-s3 d2,BS 476 Part 7 Class 1 and BS 476 Part 6 Class 0,Kennedy Flooring,Dublin,Ireland

Are you confident your wall sheets are fire-resistant?

In 2016 the Fire Brigade in Ireland attended 1221 non-residential fires1 and there were 8 reported fatalities in Local Authority (Social) Housing.2

Selection of wall sheets and systems is a vital decision when designing or refurbishing a building for both safety and aesthetic purposes. Internal wall linings are a critical factor in the spread of fire and it gaining hold and consideration must be given to the fire rating and resistance to fire of any product being considered for specification. This is of particular importance in circulation areas where it can prevent escape.

“A fire at the Metro hotel and apartments in Ballymun last March, seriously damaged 26 apartments, destroyed four and resulted in 150 people having to leave the building.”

www.irishtimes.com

Check!

Sometimes fire tests are not aligned with the wall system you are buying. It is your responsibility to check you have not been misled by the fire certification and you are adhering to the Building Regulations.

Your first steps to ensuring your wall linings are safe and compliant should be:

  1. Ensure the product you are considering exactly matches the product detailed on the fire certificate. Is it the same product and the same thickness?
  2. Check that the fire testing has been conducted and duplicates the method of your installation?
  3. Has the fire test on the product been conducted as a complete system – ie included wall sheet, adhesive, joint profiles and the corresponding substrate?

It is easy to overlook the fire rating of your wall lining material and whilst you might assume the sheets you have chosen, or are installing, would perform to the highest standards, should the worst happen it’s not always the case. Consideration should be given as to how it will react with other parts of the wall construction, since the substrate and adhesive can have an effect on the overall fire rating of the system.

Please note that any changes to the installation of the system or substitution of materials for alternatives will invalidate the fire certification.

The regulations

As stipulated in the Approved Document B of the Building Regulations2 you must ensure the fire resistance of your wall covering meets the required level for the environment into which it is installed.

The fire rating for wall linings varies by area of the building. However, in order to be used in public areas and circulation spaces wall linings need to achieve the following ratings to ensure they are safe and compliant:

  • EN 13501 Class B-s3 d2
  • BS 476 Part 7 Class 1 and BS 476 Part 6 Class 0

Altro Whiterock is also CE marked under the construction products regulation (CPR) and is covered by the standard EN 15102. All decorative wall surfaces in roll or panel form and placed on the market in the EU should be assessed to this standard.

The solution

The Altro Whiterock system has been designed to give you confidence and peace of mind with a Class 0 fire rating when used as described in the installation guide. Our systems can be trusted to do the job in high risk areas such as commercial kitchens as well as general use areas.

With Altro you can rest assured that our wall systems are fully compliant and our Technical Services team can provide you with guidance if you have any form of doubt.

References:

1 www.housing.gov.ie
2 www.housing.gov.ie

For any further information, contact Kennedy Flooring on 01-4568060 | sales@kennedy flooring.ie


 

Altro Stronghold™ 30

September 2018

5 New Colours Added

Altro have added 5 new colours to the Altro Stronghold™ 30 range and Altro have also increased the Altro Stronghold 30, Slip Resistance, New Colours, Kitchens, Oil spills, Safety, Floor, Kennedy Flooring, Dublin, Irelandguarantee from 15 to 20 years bringing their guarantee in line with the 2.5mm ranges.

This range has Altro’s highest rating for slip resistance and is designed to minimize risk in areas exposed to grease, oils and fats for the lifetime of the flooring. As well as helping to keep staff safe from slips, it also helps reduce their fatigue, thanks to its 3mm thickness which provides noise reduction and comfort underfoot.

Try out Altro’s Space Visualizer to see what it may look like aesthetically in a commercial environment.

For Sample Cards, Pricing or General Inquiries on the product range, contact Kennedy Flooring on 01-4568060 | sales@kennedy flooring.ie


 

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