New paving resource launched

The trade association Interpave has just launched its new hard landscape, commercial paving and SuDS resource website www.paving.org.uk for architects, urban designers, engineers and other specifiers, at all stages of the design process.  Concrete block paving, flags, kerbs and related... View Article

Instant success for Designer Contracts new ranges

Designer Contracts – the UK’s largest flooring contractor – has marked its two new curtain and blinds fabric collections as an instant success. The latest Elegance and Indulgence ranges incorporate up-to-the-minute colours, textures and patterns to reflect the growing demand... View Article

Don’t play with fire

We all await the inevitable changes to legislation and good practice, following Dame Judith Hackitt’s independent review of risk critical building products such as fire doors and fire door assemblies and how this will shape future product specification. Understandably anticipation... View Article

The worktop revisited

Sleek, ultra-slim and sophisticated, brand new Evolve solid core worksurfaces from Bushboard bring an erudite quality to kitchen design. Made from a 100 per cent solid core laminate which is just 12.5mm thick, the new surfaces come in a choice of... View Article

Welcome to the Dream Team Latexplan NA!

Mapei introduce Latexplan NA, a two-part, fast setting, smoothing and levelling compound to the ever popular ‘Dream Team’ range of levelling compounds. Latexplan NA is a two-part, fast-setting, moisture tolerant, cement based levelling compound, suitable for levelling differences in thickness... View Article

PCA Training Initiative a Finalist in HVR Awards

Vent-Axia is delighted that the national trade body, The Property Care Association (PCA), is a shortlisted in the HVR Awards. The PCA is a finalist within the Training Initiative of the Year category with its entry ‘Evaluating Ventilation in Existing... View Article

Remmers showcase at W18/Elements Exhibition

Environmentally-friendly and sustainable aren’t just buzzwords for Remmers (UK) Ltd, who will showcase their new LW-722 stain finish at the W18/Elements Exhibition which starts on 30th September. Replacing fossil fuels with biomass process technology, they have used cutting edge technology... View Article

Get ready for the ‘downpour’ of guttering work!

Autumn is traditionally a time for consumers to get home improvement jobs done before the Winter sets in. With the lack of rainfall this summer gutters have been sitting idle but been subject to massive changes in temperature from highs... View Article

Saving gas in Scunthorpe

A brand-new housing development in Scunthorpe called Yaddlethorpe Grange has Alpha Heating Innovation’s InTec GS boilers installed in all 68 properties. The manufacturer’s solution was specified for this project by Britcon due to its energy efficiency as well as the... View Article

James Jones picks EGGER Protect for latest processing plant

Leading sawmiller and timber processor, James Jones & Sons Ltd, specified EGGER Protect for durable, non-slip structural flooring at its new secondary processing and treatment facility at Hangingshaw, near Lockerbie. The 20,000 square metre building is the size of three... View Article

Frontier Pitts launches LPS1175 Platinum gate range

As the Market Leader of perimeter security equipment, Frontier Pitts are constantly identifying the ever-changing security threats and have now further developed their Automatic High Security Gate portfolio to provide an Intruder Resistant “Platinum” range successfully proven to resist attack... View Article