During the 1960s the University of Stockholm developed a range of cleaning products for use in swimming pools, which were branded HG after their creator, businessman Håkan Gip. In 1969, Dutch company Van Altena B.V. began importing the products, which had promising results in both swimming pools and the ceramic tile industry. When HG was bought by a Finnish company in the 1970s, Van Altena decided to buy the licenses and begin producing the products themselves, eventually shifting the focus on to the consumer market. In the 1990s HG expanded their factory and head office, and acquired exporters throughout Europe to accommodate the demand for their products. Today, HG have acquired many of these importers which, as in the UK, have become subsidiaries of the company.
HG in Focus
- Founded in 1969
- Based in the Netherlands
- Over 200 full-time employees
- All products are developed and tested by their Technology and Research department, using the latest technology
- HG has it’s own importers based in the UK, Germany, Spain, Belgium, and Italy
HG Products on Tile Fix
HG Mould Spray
The HG Mould Spray is perfect for removing mould and algae spots, as well as fungus. It is suitable for use on silicone sealants, tiles, plaster, and cement, both inside and out. This product is also suitable for use on tea or coffee stains from plastic worktops.
HG Sticker Remover
For removal of pesky stickers that won’t budge, HG Sticker Remover can be used on all kinds of surfaces to remove stickers, sticker adhesive, rubber adhesive, adhesive tape, tar splashes, greasy patches, oil, heel marks and more!
HG Stain Protector
HG Stain Protector creates an invisible layer of permanent protection from oily spots, water-based spillages, and general contamination. Suitable for use on unglazed ceramic, porcelain, quarry, granite, marble, and other natural stone, in the living room, kitchen and bathroom.
HG Impregnating Protector
This HG Impregnating Protector seals smaller pores by penetrating deep into the surface, and reduces the size of larger pores preventing liquid from being absorbed. Suitable for use on ceramic, un-glazed porcelain, and natural stone tiles, as well as brick, this protector creates a matt finish, from which any moisture can still evaporate.
HG Satin Gloss
HG Satin Gloss is suitable for floor tiles of all types, including slate. Protecting tiles against scratching, staining, and wear, when dry this product creates an extremely strong and thin film with a slightly glossy texture.
Use discount code HG202707 for 20% off the range of HG products available at Tile Fix Direct until Sunday 2nd August.