“CaberDek is our go-to flooring product” says KRM Carpentry!

Whether working on a new build, an entire refurbishment project, or an extension or loft conversion, KRM Carpentry from Gillingham, Kent, always uses West Fraser’s CaberDek flooring. “We undertake various jobs in the Kent area and always use CaberDek.  We fix the boards with CaberFix D4 as it... View Article

Is Your Loft Conversion Equipped With These Features?

When it comes to designing a loft conversion for many, ensuring your loft conversion sticks to regulations can create a sense of overwhelming tunnel vision. You have one goal and one goal only, to get it through planning permission. During... View Article

Covering the industry once more in 2021

The RCI Show, taking place from 29-30 September at Stadium MK in Milton Keynes, gives visitors the chance to make new connections and reaffirm old ones, with manufacturers and suppliers alongside an array of expert speakers. If the pandemic has... View Article

Multi-Occupancy and The New Age of Fire Safety

The demand to assess and successfully manage fire safety within high-rise residential buildings has never been greater. And with 2021 introducing reformed regulations, how is this new age of fire safety shaping up? For multi-occupied residential buildings, fire safety responsibility... View Article

Keyfix non-combustible cavity solutions set the industry standard

Keyfix, the latest innovative new Keystone Group business, is solving the non-combustible challenge with its unique range of external cavity wall solutions. Developed in response to the increasing requirement for non-combustible materials for buildings over 18 metres, the A1 fire-rated... View Article

Making up for lost time

Demand for face-to-face events and networking is growing across the industry as the pandemic eases. In the light of this and Government publishing guidance on how major events can be held safely, the organisers of UKCW are bringing the show... View Article

The safe return of housing

Housing 2021, the Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual conference, returns to a Covid-secure Manchester Central from 7-9th September to tackle key issues including post-pandemic housing, and the climate crisis. Housing 2021 is returning to Manchester Central in September after a... View Article

Extensive new colour offering for Aliaxis UK rainwater systems

Championing the growing colour trend in the built environment, Hunter Plastics is pleased to reveal a new extended colour offering for its range of rainwater systems. Designed to provide specifiers, developers, roofing contractors and self-builders with even more choice, enhanced... View Article

Tile solutions for housebuilders

The Parkside Housebuilder Collection is a portfolio of wall, floor and outdoor tiles for housebuilders, that features the exclusive ELLE Decoration Home collection. Intended to provide developers with a range of inspiring tiles for wall and floor use, indoors and... View Article

Invest in long-term savings

Patrick Mooney, housing consultant and editor of Housing, Management & Maintenance, explores why recent hikes in spending on temporary accommodation for the homeless highlights the urgency to build more social housing. The case for building tens of thousands of new... View Article

Go neutral on nutrients

David Stagg of Graf UK looks at a key environmental responsibility issue which is hitting developments across the UK – namely nutrient over-enrichment from sewage – and what housebuilders can do to address the issue. Two years ago, Natural England... View Article

Out of timber? Consider buying British

If you’ve tried to buy timber cladding lately, you’ll know it is in short supply – but the solution may be closer than you think, says Tom Barnes of Vastern Timber. Timber products, including roof battens, structural timber and cladding,... View Article

Making homes fit for the future

Brian Berry, CEO of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), explores a potential, more sustainable future for housebuilding in the UK. This summer’s floods – and last year’s heatwaves – remind us of the importance of future-proofing Britain’s homes. Ventilation... View Article