Solid floor refurbishment research released

Kingspan Insulation has published a new white paper assessing how different floor insulation specifications can impact cost and floor-to-ceiling height in home refurbishments. The report is based on research from leading consultants — Currie & Brown. It shows that Kingspan... View Article

For those looking for ambience

With PM (particulate matter) pollution grabbing national headlines, Specflue is pioneering an alternative heating method for those looking for the ambience of a flickering fire in their living room that offers enhanced eco credentials. Pellet stoves, such as those manufactured... View Article

SWF introduces fixed Taylors Spindle to its portfolio

Steel Window Fittings (SWF), a Steel Window Association member, is pleased to announce the launch of its “Taylors Spindle”. New to Steel Window Fittings, the Taylors Spindle, which can be used with the company’s B850 and B860 door handles. The... View Article

Out with the old and in with the new

By Danny Hanlon, UK COO, Granite & TREND Transformations With summer approaching, homeowners are starting to think about making those changes around the home that have been niggling away during the winter. Big decisions like a kitchen or bathroom makeover... View Article

Joseph Ash Galvanizing

Joseph Ash Galvanizing is a UK leader of steel finishing services including galvanizing, spin galvanizing, shot blasting, powder coating and duplex coatings. With eight plants in the UK serving many types of customers from large construction companies and fabricators, to... View Article

Introducing Königstone: Feel at home

Taking its name from the German word for “king”, Königstone was created in 2005 with the aim of providing quartz products of the highest quality for use as surfaces in kitchens and bathrooms. The brand was started by two business partners, who currently... View Article

StrongFix – improved support from Norbord

Sometimes, even the simple task of hanging a picture or a mirror on an interior partition wall has been fraught with difficulty due to the common challenge of a weak plasterboard substrate. That is no longer a problem thanks to... View Article

Scotframe – think fabric first

Scotframe manufacture an innovative and unique injected PU closed panel timber frame system called Val-U-ThermPLUS® a range of advanced, closed panel, factory insulated, high thermal performance wall, roof and floor systems, which provide a winning solution. Val-U-ThermPLUS® ensures space heating... View Article

The hidden costs of ‘cheap’ insulation

New research has shown that by using premium performance phenolic insulation over cheaper, thicker mineral fibre insulation, developers can reduce construction thicknesses and actually save on total upfront costs. The study from Currie & Brown, which was commissioned by Kingspan... View Article

Artisan Panel doors for luxury homes and apartments

Specialist door manufacturer, Ahmarra have supplied bespoke panel doors for a number of striking high-end residential properties from their Artisan Panel Door Collection. The Artisan range has been designed specifically for architects, developers and interior designers working in the luxury... View Article