Knowledge Base

What Are Suspended Ceiling Tiles Made From?

Ceiling tiles are made from a variety of processed, recycled and natural materials, depending on the particular tile in question. Materials used include recycled news print, clay, perlite, starch and fibre glass, with different quantities of each used, depending on the characteristics and performance of the tile. For example, a ‘soft’ mineral fibre tile will […]

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Armstrong Dune Premier Ceiling Tiles – are they still available?

Armstrong Ceilings rebranded the Dune Premier ceiling tile a number of years ago, into what is now the Dune Supreme product. The Dune Supreme ceiling tile still retains the lightly sandpapered texture, with or without the micro perforations, as on the original Dune Premier panel. There is essentially very little difference in the manufacturing process […]

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Treetex Spintone 180 New Design

The ever popular budget fissured ceiling tile, Treetex Spintone 180 has now been re-branded to Sektor Spintone 180.  The performance and price point of this product has remained very similar, however the actual appearance has changed quite a bit.  The ceiling tile has actually developed a more modern, clean look which we feel will be […]

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AMF Fine Stratos Performance Ceiling Tiles

Ceiling Tiles UK are very happy to work with Knauf AMF to provide high quality, modern ceiling panels to the market. The Fine Stratos (or Feinstratos) range of panels are manufactured by Knauf AMF, one of Europe’s largest ceiling producers. Knauf AMF was founded in 1889 as a paper mill in the Bavarian town of […]

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Solutions for Replacing 300 x 300mm Ceiling Tiles

300 x 300mm tongue and groove type tiles used to very popular but were unfortunately discontinued some time ago. The problem with matching this particular item is neither the size, or the tongue and groove edge detail is commonly used any more. Generally speaking there are now two main sizes of ceiling tile produced on […]

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Solutions for Replacing Armstrong Second Look Tiles

Unfortunately, this product used to be very popular but it was discontinued some years ago and therefore availability is now non existent. The problem with this particular product is that it has a very unique pattern, whereby the tile has elevated squares/planks protruding from the surface of the tile, most tiles will simply have a […]

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Understanding the Armstrong Dune Family

The Armstrong Dune range is still the UK’s most popular and bestselling range of ceiling tiles. The Dune tiles offer a modern, sand-textured face, which provide a clean finish to ceilings whilst still maintaining a good balance between cost and performance. The Armstrong Dune ceiling range also offers one of the largest combinations of size, […]

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Armstrong Dune Supreme vs Armstrong Dune eVo

You may have heard that Armstrong Worldwide Industries have decided to make a change to their most popular product line, the Armstrong Dune Supreme range. This range is being replaced by the new Armstrong Dune eVo. What if I need to match my existing Dune ceiling tiles? Don’t panic! We are a last remaining stockist of Dune […]

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Conservatory Ceilings

Blinds vs Suspended Ceiling Conservatories are fantastic as an extra room – but can be too hot during the summer (when we get one!) and too cold during the winter. One way of resolving this issue is by adding something to the roof/ceiling of the conservatory. Conservatory roof blinds are extremely expensive. In comparison, a […]

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Benefits of a Suspended Ceiling

Suspended ceilings often referred to as ‘dropped ceilings’ or ‘false ceilings’ have been a common practice in varying types of building for many years. Typical buildings that use suspended ceilings are: Offices Hospitals Schools Retail Units Industrial Units Suspended ceilings are even popular in domestic use, particularly in kitchens and conservatories. The main benefit of […]

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