Setcrete reveals top three causes of flooring failure

Leading manufacturer of high-performance floor preparation products, Setcrete has revealed the top three reasons for flooring installation failures when using floor levelling compounds and adhesives to install textile, resilient or wooden floorcoverings. The number one cause of floor failure is... View Article

1250 new homes boost for Redrow in Cheshire

Redrow’s North West division has secured land for around 1,250 new homes across two different locations in Cheshire. It includes acquisition of a 63.5-acre site in Congleton for homes, a primary school and local shops, plus completion of a series... View Article

Second Charge Mortgages Returns to Regular Levels

The second charge mortgage industry has returned to pre-covid levels of lending, HBD Online is told. Whilst many brokers and lenders faced uncertainty and slow periods during the covid pandemic, the market has bounced back and recent lending reports show... View Article

Construction activity expands at fastest rate since 2014

The construction industry’s March output expanded at the fastest rate since September 2014, according to PMI activity data across the sector for the period, signalling a bounceback from the pandemic. IHS Markit’s UK Construction PMI Total Activity Index for March... View Article

Norcros Adhesives expands its successful Rock-Tite range

Strong sales through distribution of Norcros Rock-Tite Exterior Porcelain & Stone System have led the company to introduce an alternative formulation for the mortar element of this innovative 3-part system. Norcros Rock-Tite comprises a Primer, a Mortar and a Brush-In... View Article

Mental health volunteers welcomed at Designer Contracts

A new scheme to help workplace employees through the worries and concerns of the COVID crisis has been welcomed by staff at Designer Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring contractor. A snap poll of the company’s mental health volunteers showed that... View Article

Panasonic Expands Technical Helpline

Panasonic Heating & Cooling Solutions has expanded its technical helpline to provide further customer support with a larger team and a host of new online tools designed to help customers when they need it most. Richard Bishop, Head of Marketing... View Article

Major Liverpool regeneration scheme starts on site

An exciting Liverpool regeneration development has taken a major step forward as the key delivery partner Lovell Partnerships puts the first spade in the ground. Located in Denford Road, Liverpool, 105 homes will be developed by Liverpool City Council in... View Article