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

Tobermore Launch New Specification Guide

Tobermore continue to set standards with the launch of their official new Specification Guide. Designed with architects, landscape designers, developers, building contractors and housebuilders in mind, the all-encompassing new guide is complete with all the latest additions to Tobermore’s extensive paving... View Article

The ultimate choices in work trousers from Snickers Workwear

New Styles, New Designs and Snickers Workwear’s most advanced work trousers yet – with four-way stretch. September sees the next generation of Work Trouser choices from the premier brand of working clothes for professional tradesmen and women. There’s the Flexiwork... View Article

Hultafors NEW Range of ‘Snap-Off’ Knives

Precision, quality and long-lasting sharpness are the hallmarks of these superb new products. Hultafors Tools has launched a new range of ‘Snap-Off’ Knives for professional craftsmen and women. With 13 different knives and 4 long-lasting precision blades, these all-round, ergonomic... View Article

Glass alignment made simple with CRL Spig-Lite Pro

With the trend for minimalistic architecture going strong, many designs involve a frameless glass balustrade system that doesn’t require a handrail to meet the legal loading requirements, and that is easy to adjust. To help achieve this, architectural hardware specialist... View Article