Window security – a clear solution

By Martin Oates – Commercial Director with SE Controls Window security is a key design requirement with all market leading systems tested to the PAS 24 standard to meet the demands of the Secure By Design (SBD) initiative and Building... View Article

‘Belgium doors’ from SWA members soar in popularity

Steel windows have remained an enduring element in both domestic and commercial buildings for centuries due to their slim sight-lines combined with rugged performance; yet they, like many building products, are subject to trends in styles and application. Most recently, members... View Article

New product innovations from Ancon at Ecobuild 2017

Keeping innovation at the top of its agenda, high integrity structural fixings manufacturer, Ancon, will further expand its wide product range with new product launches at the UK’s largest event for specifiers in the built environment, Ecobuild 2017. On the... View Article

Bradstone celebrates 60 years of building success

As Bradstone celebrates its 60th anniversary, Jeremy Lee, Sales Director for Aggregate Industries’ Building Products division, takes a walk down memory lane to look at how the brand, established by a regional, family-run business, became the global success it is... View Article

Rapid response heating with new generation controls

Schlüter-DITRA-HEAT-TB underfloor and wall heating with unique patented thermal break for more efficient heating is the latest addition to the award-winning Schlüter-DITRA-HEAT-E underfloor heating range. The integration of a thermal break fleece on the underside of the uncoupling membrane pushes... View Article

Imperial Bricks Product of the Year: Handmade Brick Slips

Handmade using traditional techniques, Imperial Bricks’ slips can be used internally or externally for authentic period features or a contemporary penthouse look.  The slips can be used for fireplaces and internal ‘exposed’ walls or applied externally as cladding. A cost-effective alternative... View Article

Décor Valves: Putting Pegler’s knowledge to the test

With over 70 percent of UK households still not benefitting from the savings offered by thermostatic radiator valves (TRVs), leading UK manufacturer Pegler Yorkshire has put its knowledge and expertise to the test and developed a range of decorative TRVs... View Article

Stannah platform lifts: smart choice for Smart Systems

Versatile, reliable, easy to use and install, Stannah’s Midilift SL platform lift was a smart choice for Somerset-based Smart Systems, the UK’s leading supplier of aluminium glazing systems and bespoke aluminium extrusions. It was a choice based on the hydraulic... View Article

Entrance doors that are warm and secure

The entrance door can be a real focal point for the front of any property, so choosing one that is attractive, but is also going to be functional and will work properly for years to come is important. Garador’s garage... View Article

Clearstone: specialist resin bound installers

Clearstone’s resin bound surfacing creates aesthetically pleasing access roads,  driveways and paths for the Berkeley Homes housing development The Ashmiles, an exclusive collection of luxury new homes built to meet the expectations of today’s sophisticated homebuyer. Clearstone installed a 1000m2 in... View Article

frameXpress becomes increasingly popular

The frameXpress Ltd portfolio has become increasingly popular with architects, builders and self- builders due to the quality guarantees, choice and aesthetic benefits it adds to new build and renovation projects. Over 16 colour foils with optional faux timber finish... View Article