DML Expanded Metal Lathing – Hits 100,000 Sheets a year!

This summer, construction connector manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie is celebrating the production of its one hundred thousandth ‘ DML’ Expanded Metal Lathing sheet. The UK’s most versatile, reinforcement mesh option, available in a sheet size of 2400 x 700 x 0.40.... View Article

Decorex announces new installation: Design Encounter

New for the 2019 edition of Decorex International, Design Encounter will see the show bring together a diverse group of interior designers to explore how interiors and technology can combine to offer a personalised experience. Design Encounter, by architect John... View Article

Riser design key to tall building safety

By Nick Atkinson, Director at Ambar Kelly Our cities’ skylines are rising. Yet with the construction of multi-storey buildings, risk becomes a greater issue, one area of which being the riser zone. As with many aspects of building design, if... View Article

Waterproofing inverted roofs

Sarah Spink, CEO of the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) provides specification advice on waterproofing inverted roofs, which are increasingly popular The popularity of inverted roofs continues to grow with the construction of these systems offering many benefits. From... View Article

Preparing smart home Installations for the future

Matt Nimmons of CEDIA EMEA discusses how to install smart home installations that can stand the test of time, and details the elements that need to be considered when designing a wider home integration project. The integration of smart technology... View Article

Industrial legacy retained and renewed with Crittall

An industrial building that was a hub of printing, graphic arts, photography and the music industry during its illustrious 90-year history has undergone a 21st century transformation with Crittall Windows ensuring that it retains its traditional aesthetic. Herbal House, close... View Article

Decorex announces seminar programme

Decorex International, the show of choice for the high-end interior design trade, returns this October, for an exciting new chapter at Olympia London. For 2019, the show will bring together its most inspiring seminar programme to date. Leading interior designers,... View Article

New build convenience without compromise

In today’s society, choice is everything, from car models to coffees – so why should housing be any different? Recent research from Graven Hill, a development of self-build and custom build new homes in Bicester, has shown that almost 50 percent of the population see the... View Article

Social houses in Wrexham set for spruce up

Social housing tenants in Wrexham are set to benefit from more modern accommodation following the awarding of £500,000 worth of works to contractor Novus Property Solutions by Wrexham County Borough Council. The work will see Novus carry out internal re-decoration... View Article