SmartSecure showcased by Grabex Windows

Grabex Windows featured the FUHR 881 fully motorised multipoint door lock, supplied by Carl F Groupco, on its stand at the 2018 Grand Designs Live London event. Considerable interest was shown in the innovative lock that was displayed with Carl... View Article

Snickers’ ‘Climate Control’ Workwear

The onset of summer and warmer weather calls for a change of focus on what you choose to wear on site. From keeping warm and dry in winter, warmer weather brings with it a need for professional craftsmen and women... View Article

At home with Grundfos

At Grundfos, we are proud of our reputation for supplying many of the homes in the UK with dependable heating circulators.  However, there is much more to Grundfos than this, and today, we can offer a surprisingly large and sophisticated... View Article

Connecting Cross-Laminated Timber

To support the growing use of cross-laminated timber (CLT) in the UK and Europe, leading connector manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie has released an updated version of its ‘Connectors for CLT’ catalogue. Featuring a host of new products including heavy duty angle... View Article

First fix 11 windows in just 23 minutes

Timber frame and SIPs panel manufacturers can speed up the installation of windows and doors by using the Sidey Kitfix system. Pressure is on for builders and developers to get on and off-site faster. This means looking at ways to... View Article

Cembrit Glendyne slates now guaranteed for 75 years

Leading roofing specialist, Cembrit, is now offering an impressive 75-year durability guarantee for its Glendyne natural slate range. Glendyne is a high-quality slate that combines first-class performance with all the inherent beauty of natural slate, making it the ‘natural’ choice... View Article

Door closer enhances high-rise fire safety

British designed and manufactured, Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers are gaining increasing popularity for use on fire doors in high-rise flats and apartments. The door closers carry the CE mark and have been independently tested and proved to meet the... View Article

Helifix BIM Object Library Launched

Helifix has launched a BIM object library to support the industry’s transition to digital building modelling. Available to download from www.helifix.co.uk/downloads/bim-objects or from the NBS National BIM Library at https://www.nationalbimlibrary.com/Helifix, these Revit format BIM objects allow Helifix products to be... View Article

Dualflo wins Queens Award for Enterprise in Innovation

The company behind Dualflo Water Softeners has been chosen by HM The Queen as winner of The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation for 2018. The family-run manufacturing firm behind Dualflo, Harvey Water Softeners, has been awarded the UK’s most... View Article

Taking a stand on ethical stone sourcing

With the focus on responsible sourcing ever growing, Stone Federation’s Matt Robb explains how a new register of companies helps developers ensure they’re using ethical natural stone suppliers. As the trade association for the natural stone industry, Stone Federation is... View Article

The Specifier’s Guide to Flooring launches at CDW 2018

The Specifier’s Guide to Flooring has launched in the UK. Officially unveiled at Shaw Contract’s showroom during Clerkenwell Design Week, the new ‘definitive guide’ will provide a specification tool for architects, designers, facilities managers and specifiers on all aspects of... View Article

EVO-STIK launches new Plasterboard Adhesive Foam

EVO-STIK has added to its foam range with the introduction of a new, fast curing Plasterboard Adhesive Foam. Available in hand held or gun applied options, the adhesive foam will stick plasterboard, insulation board and expanding polystyrene quickly and easily,... View Article