SuperQuilt multi-layer foil earns Agrement Approval

The effectiveness of SuperQuilt, part of the YBS range, as a single layer insulation solution for use beneath pitched roof rafters, in either new-build or refurbishment situations has been underlined by the award of a coveted BBA Certificate. Agrement Certificate... View Article

Eclisse pocket doors for better bathrooms layouts

Pocket door systems are a perfect way of adding more usable space to a bathroom or en-suite layout with moving walls. If you want to maximise the usable space in a property then don’t choose a traditional hinged door; choose... View Article

Quik Drive kicks up a gear

Simpson Strong-Tie is boosting support for the world’s most advanced collated screw system: “Quik Drive” with the appointment of a new Sales Manager. Fixings Industry veteran and now Quik Drive aficionado: Phil Chambers explains: “The Quik Drive system has been... View Article

Envirovent introduces ventilation app across MVHR Range

EnviroVent, one of the UK’s leading ventilation manufacturers, has responded to strong market demand for a ‘smart’ way to control ventilation requirements by making its app available for energisava 250 and 380 MVHR (Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery) systems. The... View Article

X-Wood cladding creates superb refurbishment

Freefoam Building Products are proud to release a new case study featuring the PVC foiled X-Wood cladding range. This beautiful property in rural Leicestershire originally featured white wood windows and a wood clad annex. The present homeowners decided to update... View Article

Sapphire showcases speed and innovation at North Wharf Gardens

Sapphire is showcasing speed and innovation with glide-on balconies for North Wharf Gardens in Paddington, a new residential development at the very heart of London living. Sapphire’s pioneering concept, which combines offsite manufactured Cassette® balconies with a unique glide-on connection... View Article

Build right for smart home technology

Over the last couple of years, home technology has been referred to in a number of ways: smart home, home automation, custom installation and the integrated home. To give a simple definition, it is the integration of technology in the... View Article

Solid Gear safety shoes – ideal for winter

Incorporating some of the most advanced technical features in safety shoe design for the winter months. Solid Gear and Toe Guard safety shoes and boots are fast becoming among the most popular brands choice among discerning tradesmen and women. There’s... View Article

Hidden housing – solutions for accessible bathrooms

New research has revealed almost two million people have unmet accessible housing needs, giving providers an opportunity to adjust their offering to meet demand. The report*, by Habinteg and Papworth Trust, is recommending developers to review their products to deliver... View Article

Snow is here this summer!

But don’t worry, there’s no need to wrap up – it’s just BAL’s new brilliant white shade of Micromax2 Grout! Formulated with the same built-in Microban antimicrobial protection for walls and floors, BAL Micromax2 Snow is highly flexible and rapid-setting... View Article

CRL Stone taps into the tile market with Ceralsio

Following the success of its Ceralsio porcelain surface, CRL Stone has launched tiles for walls and floors, for a seamless finish in the kitchen and bathroom. Available to match the kitchen worktop and bathroom countertop, Ceralsio tiles are extremely durable, non-porous and resistant to... View Article

Get the look with steel windows

With the industrial trend evolving into mainstream architecture, steel-framed windows are becoming a popular choice. Used initially for industrial purposes, now steel windows are seeing an influx in domestic use as more homeowners are seeking an Art-Deco aesthetic. The attraction... View Article

Polyflor flooring helps create modern Newport apartments

Luxury vinyl sheet flooring and Polysafe safety flooring from Polyflor, the UK’s commercial and residential vinyl flooring specialist, was recently installed throughout apartments on the Belle View social housing development, Stow Park Avenue, Newport. Approximately 1400m² of Designatex PUR sheet... View Article

Cairngorm Group success supported by Carl F Groupco

Recent contract gains for the Inverness based Cairngorm Group, manufacturers of high energy rated windows, are being supported with hardware supplied by Carl F Groupco. With a Scottish distribution centre located in Cumbernauld, Carl F Groupco has a strong track... View Article