Half the Time, Twice the Care | AquaTech from Beko

Beko washing machines with AquaTech® technology clean your clothes in a quicker and gentler way without sacrificing wash performance. Water and detergent cascade from the top of the drum to replace harsh drum movements, resulting in a wash that is... View Article

Build-Zone announce new capacity deal

Leading Inherent Defects Insurance (Structural Warranty) provider, Build-Zone, has confirmed it has signed an exclusive deal with another A-Rated insurer this week, strengthening its offering even further. Read More Structural warranty and latent defects insurance Build-Zone offers an extensive range... View Article

The Superplan Zero from Kaldewei

Superplan Zero, is the latest shower surface from Kaldewei, providing a completely floor-level finish. When creating Superplan Zero, Kaldewei took into account the customer requests which led to the creation of a product that is totally flat to the floor,... View Article

ESG switchable and Secure Vue

ESG Switchable is an outstanding range of LCD privacy glass, from ESG Group, the UK’s foremost independent glass processor. ESG Switchable transforms from optically clear to opaque, and back again, at the touch of a switch, and can be combined... View Article

The case for SIPs

Jim Nolan at hemsec Manufacturing discusses the case for adopting structural insulated panels (SIPs) to create more thermally-efficient superstructures in the housebuilding sector. The superstructure of a building – the frame, or its load-bearing framework including walls, main floor and... View Article

A tough year for SME builders

Brian Berry of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), takes a look at the barriers SME housebuilders have overcome in 2021, and the challenges that face them moving forwards. The industry closes out another year with enquiries still high and... View Article

Underfloor heating trade interfaces

What do the following trade packages all have in common? They all have a design and buildability interface with the Underfloor Heating and Subfloor Package! For a package that is comparatively small (typically between 2-5% of total build cost) this... View Article

Cornish past and future

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Intended to perfectly synthesise the historical and contemporary, The Nest is a boutique development that has just been launched in a picturesque Cornish village. Jack Wooler spoke to Paul Stephens of Stephens + Stephens on the design... View Article

Quintain wins at Wembley

LISTEN HERE 🔊 The 743-home Canada Gardens development – the latest step in Wembley Park’s major regeneration journey – is now occupied. ​​Julian Tollast at Quintain Living explores the lessons from the project so far with Jack Wooler, plus the... View Article

MMC: The only way to meet demand

LISTEN HERE 🔊 With UK housing targets yet to be met, Chris Williams of Green Life Buildings (GLB) discusses how Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) are the smart solution to pick up the shortfall. If we are going to hit... View Article

Property Predictions 2022

Dean Markall, Sales and Marketing Director at Martin Grant Homes, comments: “2021 has been the sequel to a truly unpredictable 2020, and while it seems ludicrous to even try to predict what 2022 may bring, there are some growing hints... View Article

Futureproofing windows and doors

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Adrian Pavey of Nationwide Windows and Doors discusses the importance of housebuilders and developers ensuring their properties’ fenestration meets the standards of tomorrow as well as today It is a pivotal time for the construction industry at... View Article