CaberShieldPlus; keeping you building for up to 60 days, even with the roof off

CaberShieldPlus is the ideal flooring solution when building in Britain’s unpredictable climate. Comprising Norbord’s popular moisture-resistant CaberFloor P5 tongue-and-groove particleboard flooring panel, CaberShieldPlus is specially designed to withstand exposure to wet conditions. CaberShieldPlus has protection on both sides, not just the exposed upper surface. The top... View Article

Building the perfect garden room with Oeco

With over 14 years of experience building bespoke garden rooms throughout the UK and Europe, Oeco Garden Rooms has always prided themselves on using the best materials to create the highest quality finished products. Here, Oeco Garden Rooms talk through... View Article

Sustainable covered with Marley’s Flowloc

Marley Plumbing & Drainage is pleased to announce that it has relaunched its Flowloc system. Designed to work in conjunction with a stormwater attenuation tank, the Flowloc system helps to control and manage the rate at which stored water is released... View Article

Create a timeless design with TUBIXX

Concord, architectural lighting by Sylvania, has launched TubiXx, a luminaire that is as stylish as it is functional. Whether it is in a modern or traditional setting, the sleek and clean design of TubiXx can make a stylish statement and... View Article

How insulation can make or break a ground floor

Poorly specified and installed insulation can have a detrimental impact on ground floors. Rob Firman, Technical and Specification Manager at Polyfoam XPS explains the risks, and how different insulation types can affect performance. When constructing ground floors in residential properties,... View Article

Build beautifully

Kingscourt, part of Breedon, has made beautifully-crafted bricks for over 100 years. Strong, durable and attractive, the wide range of colours and textures includes rustic, weathered and tumbled – with buff and orange bricks recently added by customer demand. With... View Article

Understanding the dynamics of fast-track construction

The adoption of offsite construction involves upfront capital costs – this is often where comparisons are made between factory-based and traditional building methods. If evaluated in isolation the traditional approach could appear a cheaper option, without taking into consideration the... View Article

Timber frame fire safety in use guidance

With an objective to enhance quality and drive product innovation through technical guidance and research, the Structural Timber Association (STA), as part of their continual development programme, has been collaborating with the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC), the University of... View Article

Understanding and complying with Approved Document B

Since the ban on using combustible materials in residential buildings of 18 metres and higher, there have been many questions surrounding compliance. Ryno has launched IGNO in a bid to make it straightforward. Following the Grenfell Tower disaster in June... View Article

Britain’s builders need immediate Government help, warns FMB

Small and medium-sized construction building companies need urgent and immediate additional support from the Government to prevent wide-scale insolvencies and job losses, said the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) in a letter sent today to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy... View Article

Protech VOC Flex, awarded BBA Certification

The A. Proctor Group, renowned for providing high-quality membrane solutions for controlling heat, air and moisture movement in buildings (HAMM), is delighted to announce that its’ Protech VOC Flex high performance membrane has been awarded a BBA Agrément Certificate. Following... View Article