Designer Contracts supports Childline for second year

Designer Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring contractor, has sponsored the services of leading children’s charity, ChildLine for one day. It is the second time the company has supported the charity, which needs £30,000 each day to operate its counselling services,... View Article

Stelrad launches 3D augmented reality app

Stelrad Radiator Group has released a new augmented reality radiator App – Stelrad 3D – to help those choosing Stelrad radiators to envisage them in a real-life setting. The AR Radiator App is free and can be downloaded from the... View Article

Gilberts rise to smoke evacuation challenges

The “best yet” is how Gilberts Blackpool is describing its latest range of smoke evacuation dampers for multi-storey buildings. The UK’s market leader in the sector, Gilberts is taking its reputation to new heights with its new Series 60 smoke... View Article

Hadley Group returning to Futurebuild 2020

Hadley Group, the global cold-rolled steel manufacturer, looks forward to returning to Futurebuild 2020 as an Innovation Partner of the show, with a stand on the new Innovation Trail and a Hadley Group Bar. New for 2020 is Futurebuild’s Innovation... View Article

Adapt to the needs of ‘generation rent’

A Parliamentary report (*) is maintaining that landlords need to adapt, to take a share of the growing ‘Generation Rent’ sector. The adapting applies to their properties, creating environments that enable older tenants to live independently. Potentially they can do... View Article

Permitted paving

Although a requirement for most new developments, other – often forgotten – planning measures encouraging sustainable drainage (or SuDS) also apply to new or replacement paving around existing properties. They are explained in brand new editions of Interpave’s ‘Permitted Paving’... View Article

Get closer to nature with new BAL Micromax2 colourways

Colours have been used throughout history as an unspoken language understood by all humankind and are popularly connected to seasonality and to mood. Detail makes all the difference on tiling projects, which is why BAL – market-leaders in full tiling... View Article

Snickers Workwear New ALLroundWork Jackets and Gilets

NEW Winter Jackets and Gilets – insulated and water-resistant. These new ALLroundWork Jackets and Gilets are just what the name suggests – delivering a great all-round performance on site with a Ripstop water-resistant outer fabric and a coated inner fabric... View Article

New energy efficient Domus Ventilation MVHR wall units launched

Domus Ventilation, part of the Polypipe group, has launched the HRXE range of high performance Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) units for small to medium size residential properties. MVHR systems combine supply and extract ventilation in one system. They efficiently recover the heat typically lost in waste, stale air and use it to... View Article

Superhero fun at Norbord, Inverness

Norbord, the leading manufacturer of engineered wood-based panel products, recently celebrated the launch of their new safety campaign with a superhero-themed fun day for employees and their families at their Inverness site. The Stronger Together campaign highlights the company’s ongoing... View Article

Fresh ideas for interior doors in 2020

As a new decade commences, professionals everywhere are seeking fresh inspiration for interiors, whether for commercial spaces or residential living. This desire for innovative performance and trend-setting designs is most notable when it comes to interior doors, whose influence upon... View Article

Revive interior joinery with Osmo UK Door-Oil Raw

Osmo UK, the eco-friendly wood and finishes specialist, has introduced a new finish to its Door-Oil range – 3033 Raw Matt – which is designed to protect and enhance light coloured wood, without leaving behind a wet-look appearance. Developed from... View Article

Multi award-winning Nexsys from Kaldewei

The multi award-winning Kaldewei Nexsys shower surface, an innovative four-in-one complete installation ready system, is available in 17 colours and 20 dimensions, with three surface finishes and five stylish design covers, offering around 5,000 possible combinations for individual bathroom design.... View Article

On the level with Norcros Adhesives

Norcros Adhesives is adding a new leveller to its already comprehensive range. Norcros Pro AF Low Prep Self Smoothing Levelling Compound is an ammonia and latex-free, 2-part levelling compound. It is suitable for use on most substrates without the need... View Article