Action stations

If you’re building a dream home away from it all in a beautiful countryside location, it may mean no access to the mains sewer; Dan Berry from Harlequin Manufacturing explains why packaged pump stations are a simple answer If a... View Article

The home front

What will you choose for your dream home’s facade? Lisa Grosse of Cedral explains why fibre cement cladding makes a great choice, for both practical reasons and the aesthetic ‘wow’ factor As well as providing protection against heat, cold, wind,... View Article

Sika’s flexible solution for fire rated joints

Not only are building joints potential weak spots for air and water leakages, but they can also fuel the spread of heat, smoke and flames. For effective passive fire protection, Sikasil® 670 Fire Rated Silicone Joint Sealant from building chemicals... View Article

Waterloo strengthen product offering with displacement

Waterloo have strengthened their product offering by replacing their displacement range with the full portfolio of Swegon displacement products. By integrating a range of airborne products from the Swegon group, the supplier of air terminal devices can deliver the widest range of room unit products in the UK... View Article

Bona launches new range of sport floor treatments

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Bona has introduced a system of premium sport floor finishes including one that allows players back on floors in just 24 hours! The new SuperSport system comprises a compatible range of top-coats and primers for wood, resilient... View Article

Proven renewable heating options… from LG

With recent announcements from Government about the decarbonisation of heating in the UK, the spotlight has been trained on the use of proven renewable technology to provide our heating and hot water. Heat pumps have seen a huge take up... View Article

Panic Bar from Carl F Groupco Suits Scottish Regulations

Carl F Groupco, leading manufacturer of door and window hardware, including panic and emergency exit components, expands their range to include the CISA FAST Touch Panic Exit Push Bar. Compatible with FUHR panic exit door locks, the panic bar features... View Article

How to Future Proof Your Construction Venture

For most businesses, there remain a myriad of factors that are outside of your control as an entrepreneur, from the macroeconomic and geopolitical climate to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown measures. This is especially true in... View Article

Reduce your water footprint

Bart Sobieszczanski of Ideal Standard answers the key questions around how to specify bathroom products to maximise water-saving benefits, and increase your build’s sustainability as well as cost-efficiency When it comes to water-saving in the home, one of the main... View Article

From the Editor…

Now that the prospect of England winning a major football final has receded back into the distance, life as normal can resume, which – er – means unlocking a country still full of Covid! However it has to happen at... View Article

Triumph and tragedy in Cornwall

Renovating a centuries-old collection of buildings into a family home became a labour of love for a mum and her young son looking to leave London behind for Cornwall’s Atlantic coast TEXT & IMAGES EWEN MACDONALD Moving to a new... View Article

Roof access & natural smoke ventilation for flat roofs

Join Access 360 on Tuesday 31 August at 12:00 pm for the company’s live RIBA accredited CPD seminar ‘ACCESS ALL AREAS’ presented by our Specification Manager, Christian Baker-Smith. Register here for the live CPD event on Tuesday 31 August at 12:00... View Article

Spotlight on housing & care

A spotlight has been shone on how we house and care for our older generation in the UK, Anne-Marie Nicholson of Life3A explains more In our post pandemic world, we have the perfect opportunity to adjust our design approach to... View Article

Interior Inspiration: Fires & Fireplaces

There are a plethora of products on the market to help heat your outside space as well as traditional interior spaces, with homeowners keen to blend interior and outdoor living. We round up some of the current options for creating... View Article