Raising the standard

BAL – market leaders for full tiling solutions – are revolutionising the standard-set category with new adhesive technology; BAL Flex One. Fixers always want to finish an installation as quickly as possible. Often rapid-setting adhesives are preferred to ensure grouting... View Article

Lightweight Grassroof alternative

The new Grassroof® is an overlay paving system that can be applied to new or existing flat roof structures. Grassroof® can be used as an extensive or simple-intensive paving layer, or as a base layer for intensive roof designs. Grassroof... View Article

Saniflo launches Kinedo Kinespace shower enclosures

The new Kinedo Kinepsace range of elegant and discrete shower cubicles from Saniflo UK is designed to make fitting shower enclosures swift and easy, while delivering a high-quality product with a 10-year warranty. Available in four sizes, chrome profiles feature... View Article

Three is the magic number for new modular housing scheme

An innovative combination of three reflective, low emissivity wall construction membranes from Protect Membranes has been used to deliver the magic formula for a flagship affordable housing scheme in Swansea on behalf of Gwalia Housing / Pobl Group, delivering thermal... View Article

Cromar – the dawn of a new era

Cromar are pleased to unveil their new, biggest ever catalogue! The new catalogue, launched at the beginning of April combines all of the Cromar Roofing range with the new AlphaChem Builders’ range to create the companies biggest and best catalogue... View Article

Complete colour coordination from Abacus

Abacus Bathrooms has developed a unique portfolio of stunning brassware and accessories so that retailers and designers can offer a completely colour matched scheme in the bathroom.  With colour taking a subtle centre stage in bathrooms today, Abacus has introduced... View Article

Celebrating 25 years of excellence in the UK

Construction connector manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie is celebrating 25 years in the UK, helping people build safer, stronger homes and structures. Simpson launched its European operations from well-established beginnings in America, where founder Barclay Simpson created his first joist hanger back... View Article

Keep safe with Premdor’s SoundSecure doorsets

Specifically created to meet the complex and demanding Building Regulations relating to apartment internal entrance locations, Premdor’s SoundSecure apartment entrance doorsets fully comply with all performance and legislative requirements where security, fire and noise reduction performance are of paramount importance.... View Article

Vortice launches void mounted centralised extract unit

Vortice Limited is delighted to introduce the new Vort Platt HCS, compact centralised mechanical ventilation unit into its range. Vortice understands that maintaining a good indoor air quality especially in student accommodation is paramount and has therefore launched the Vort... View Article

Practical points – SterlingOSB Zero StrongFix

How does SterlingOSB Zero StrongFix compare to ply? SterlingOSB Zero can be used for all the same structural applications that plywood can be used for, and as SterlingOSB Zero is made in the UK, the finished board is very competitively... View Article

New ultra-thin A2 aerogel insulation with superior performance

The A. Proctor Group, renowned for providing high-quality membrane solutions for controlling the heat, air and moisture movement in buildings (HAMM), has launched a new vapour permeable insulation, which offers superior thermal performance and fire protection behind cladding. Spacetherm® Slentex... View Article

The future is permeable

New legal requirements for Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) on developments across Wales apply from January, heralding wider use of concrete block permeable paving. Meanwhile, the trade association Interpave has published the new Edition 7 of its definitive guidance to this... View Article

Grass Concrete hits the roof

Hitting the roof was the obvious next step for Grass Concrete Ltd, a company with proven credentials for environmental construction products. The new Grassroof® is an overlay paving system that can be applied to new or existing flat roof structures.... View Article