Racking solutions revisited

Autumn 2016 sees the re-launch of Simpson-Strong-Tie’s unique racking solution for timber frame structures – new products, improved performance and increased availability. Since the launch of Strong-Portal and Strong-Wall, more than 400 timber framed homes have benefitted from increased build... View Article

Brick slip finish for flying gables

Building contractors and housing developers seeking a brick finish on flying gables in timber frame buildings, have found the ideal solution thanks to leading brick slip cladding specialist Eurobrick Systems. The lightweight and easy-to-install alternative to traditional brickwork provides a... View Article

Urmet shows its steel

Urmet has introduced a brushed stainless steel version of its market-leading Elekta door entry panel with a flush profile fascia. The Elekta INOX was developed in collaboration with architects and has minimal visual impact, thus preserving the aesthetics of a... View Article

Extend boiler life by 45 per cent with Scaleguard

Hard water affects around 15 million homes in the UK and most of these have no scale protection.  Hard water wastes energy, shortens the life of boilers and appliances and causes the usual problems of hard water marks. The Carbon... View Article

London Build Exhibition 2016

We are looking forward to exhibiting at London Build 2016, taking place on the 26th & 27th of October at Olympia. London Build provides a great opportunity to explore the latest construction projects in the capital; and the chance to... View Article

Energy efficient small pumps

Wilo offers a family of energy efficient small circulating pumps that all comply with ErP and offer significant energy savings. There’s a small pump for every application and they future proof your installations for many years ahead. The Wilo-Yonos PICO... View Article

Vita Eco offers energy saving

The new Stelrad Vita series of radiators has provided housebuilders and specifiers with a new concept in radiator buying options, with six selected radiator ranges under the Stelrad Vita branding that includes an entry level Stelrad Vita Value range, right... View Article

UK-designed Loxta brings something new to the door hardware market

Loxta – a new door hardware brand, based in Lancashire – is prompting retailers, door manufacturers, installers and homeowners to re-evaluate the competition, with its stylish, bright and technically advanced suite of handles, plates, escutcheons, fasteners, locks, accessories and more.... View Article

Osmo is awarded Ethical Accreditation 2016/17

Osmo UK, the eco-friendly wood and finishes expert, is celebrating its tenth year of being awarded Ethical Accreditation.  The Aylesbury-based company has once again scored highly in an analysis of its approach to Corporate Social Responsibility, demonstrating Osmo’s continued commitment... View Article

Tarmac cement creates the perfect mix

Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable solutions provider and one of the foremost producers of cement, has launched a 12.5kg Mastercrete Mixer Pack- the most convenient and sustainable bag on the market. The new Mixer Pack contains the exact amount of... View Article

Polyflor launches new Camaro collection for the home

Polyflor, the UK’s commercial and residential vinyl flooring specialist, is proud to announce the launch of the brand new Camaro PUR luxury vinyl tile collection designed for the home. The updated Camaro domestic flooring range includes 30 stunning, authentically reproduced... View Article

Decorating made easier with Rotarad

Reaching that awkward space behind the radiator to decorate has long been a time consuming issue for professional trades people looking to do a perfect job. However, now there’s a solution. The Rotarad radiator valve kit enables easy access to... View Article

Kingspan TEK and OPTIM-R achieve BES 6001 certification

Kingspan Insulation is once again taking the lead on responsible business practices as its TEK and OPTIM-R product ranges became the first in their respective classes to achieve ‘Very Good’ BES 6001: Responsible Sourcing of Construction Products certification. The certificate... View Article

Kingspan installed on waterfront student accommodation

Kingspan Kooltherm K15 Rainscreen Board has been specified as part of a new £42 million purpose built student accommodation project in Portsmouth, due to its outstanding thermal performance and ability to meet the stringent fire performance requirements for the project.... View Article

Join the conversation with the new BAL forum

BAL – the market leaders in full tiling solutions – have launched a new online forum for tiling professionals. Available to registered YOU+BAL Partners, the forum gives tilers, contractors and specifiers the opportunity to discuss the latest products, fixing techniques... View Article