Versatility of steel

The industrial style of steel windows is fashionable while the strong, versatile material is ideal for external windows, double doors, internal partitions, and shower screens. External steel windows can boast interlocked steel glazing bars if specified which make them incredibly... View Article

Keeping mould at bay

With the introduction of the ‘Fitness for Human Habitation Act of 2019’ landlords face increasing pressure in the fight against mould and blackspot growth in their properties. This problem increases during the Autumn and Winter months. Autumn arrives, now is... View Article

Accessible entrance for community chemist

A busy healthcare hub in the centre of Leicester, Yakub Chemist offers a community pharmacy as well as home care services.  Ensuring all customers can access the facilities, the main entrance has recently benefit from a complete refurbishment.  An accessible... View Article

Norbord products build sustainable dream home

Lindrick Eco Build, which specialises in energy efficient off-site housebuilding, has used Norbord’s CaberDek and SterlingOSB Zero on a project in Doncaster, Yorkshire. The new house has been built for a couple who are approaching retirement and wanted to embrace... View Article

On The Road With Cromar

Cromar, in partnership with their hauliers JMS of Doncaster, are pleased to announce the expansion of its fleet of branded wagon sides. JMS, who distribute almost 50% of all Cromar’s deliveries, have invested in new trucks and trailers worth more... View Article

Controlling influence

From sophisticated users who want the latest wifi controlled options, to elderly or vulnerable people who need the simplest of controls to cope with their system – its vital that there’s a full range of complexity available in today’s heating... View Article

Green-tech unveil their new 2020 product catalogue

Green-tech has announced that their new 2020 product catalogue is now printed and available for all their customers, architects and garden designers across the UK. The catalogue is packed with over 13,000 products for tree planting in a rural and... View Article

Get a head start with Rapid Level CT 3220 from Mapei

Rapid Level CT 3220 is the latest addition to Mapei’s extensive product range, offering a levelling compound that promises a quick drying time of just 45 minutes prior to the installation of ceramic and porcelain type tiles. Suitable for internal... View Article

Green foundations with a blue core

In the region of 40 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions and 30 per cent of all resources used are related to the building sector. Building with relevant and sustainable solutions is one of the critical factors in order to... View Article

The most cost effective alternative source of heating

Mains gas tends to be the first-choice energy supply for housing developers. But in rural locations, the cost of connecting a development to the gas grid could potentially make the project unviable. Under these circumstances, Ian Digby, Specifier Sales Manager... View Article

FAQ: Dumbwaiters & Service lifts

In this blog post we’ll clear up some of the most common questions we’ve heard about Microlift dumbwaiters and service lifts. Read on… What is a ‘service lift’? These lifts go by various names including dumbwaiter, kitchen lifts, catering lifts, service lifts, trolley lifts,... View Article

Centurion improves its offering of Ratchet straps

Centurion Europe Ltd, one of the UK’s leading independent distributors of DIY and Trade products including, hardware, ironmongery, gardening, plumbing and electrical have launched an improved own branded range of Ratchet Straps. Paul Kantecki, Managing Director of Centurion comments, “As... View Article

Roof Extension in a Victorian Terraced House

The problem Our client wished to extend their privately owned terraced property in Battersea, London, from 2 floors to 3 floors to gain another bedroom and en-suite. However, this meant that additional fire safety measures would have to be implemented... View Article