School hygiene bettered by design…

A new resource has been developed to help ‘get it right’ when specifying hygiene rooms for educational buildings. The Department for Education has updated its Building Bulletin 103 Area Guidelines for Mainstream Schools, which, for the first time, lays down... View Article

Yeoman Shield solves wall protection puzzle for Bleasdale School

Yeoman Shield recently supplied and installed their Imagery wall protection panels – panels incorporating images, shapes and signage – to corridors in the residential block of Bleasdale School, Silverdale Lancashire. Bleasdale School caters for both day and residential pupils aged... View Article

BS5534 Compliance for Roofshield

In 2015, the latest version of the BS5534 Code of Practice for Slating and Tiling will be one of the hottest topics in the construction industry. After several years of discussion, this new document introduces significant changes to the design, specification and installation of... View Article

FAKRO’s 10 tips on how to select a roof window

With the gap between manufacturers increasing in terms of product quality, FAKRO’s new brochure ‘10 tips on how to select a roof window’ helps builders and roofers choose which designs are likely to suit interior styles and budgets. Over 80%... View Article

Protecting under pressure

Made from high density polyethylene, Delta‐EQ Drain from Delta Membrane Systems is a dimpled sheet with laminated polypropylene geotextile suitable for situations where a high pressure drainage sheet is needed to protect a waterproofing installation. Both the dimpled sheet and the geotextile... View Article

Dream places in awkward spaces

Ann Boardman, customer services and marketing manager for Saniflo UK, highlights some interesting facts about how our changing society is increasingly relying on property conversions that include additional bathroom facilities to make life more comfortable and the ingenious solutions available... View Article

The power and protection of colour in woodcare

Much is made of colour indoors but, used externally, the use of different shades can create exciting environments, help underpin an organisation’s branding and identity, create a sense of space and leave a beautiful lasting legacy. Sharon Smith, brand manager... View Article

Office makeover all white with Washroom

Washroom Washroom has put its gloss on a high specification washroom design for a prestigious office building in central London. Originally designed by Foster + Partners and built in 1990, 200 Grays Inn Road is a landmark building which has... View Article

Clever biomass for the home!

Natural energy company, Euroheat has unveiled a new range of high performance pellet boilers for domestic properties, which qualify for tariff payments under the government’s Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). The PNA Thermocomfort features four models ranging from 15kW to... View Article

Creating rooms with a view for Enfield Central

An iconic 13 storey residential and commercial development by Bellway Homes in Enfield town centre has benefitted from a wide range of Reynaers innovative architectural systems as part of a complete renovation project. Featuring 191 new one and two bedroom... View Article

Synseal publishes a bumper new hardware catalogue

Synseal has published a 2nd edition of its Hardware catalogue, which now features the exclusive Performance range of window and door handles. Optimised to match the company’s popular PVC-U window and door systems including Legend, Shield and SynerJy 70mm profiles,... View Article

Improved performance for Synerjy tilt & turn

Synseal’s ongoing investment in new extruded profile tooling means that the company’s popular SynerJy 70mm PVC-U system can now provide a tilt and turn window solution with reduced sightlines and greatly improved thermal performance. In addition to the multi-chambered outer... View Article

New Sheerframe 8000 mainframe boasts 8-chambers

Sheerframe 8000, the very latest suite of lead-free 70mm window system profiles from the pioneers of thermoplastic extrusion, now offers a new 8-chambered mainframe option designed to provide an array of specification benefits. Available in popular contour styling, the new... View Article

VBH offers new locking solution for stable doors

The MACO C-TS Stable Door Lock system is the latest addition to the C-TS ‘combined’ door lock range available from hardware specialist VBH. The bottom lock features a key operated (wind up) lock case so no handle is required on... View Article

Gerflor proves to be a HIT with Kirklees Active

10th February 2015 The John Smith’s Stadium in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire is a state-of-the-art sports, leisure and commercial complex. Back in 1991 a partnership was formed between Kirklees Metropolitan Council, Huddersfield Town FC and Huddersfield Rugby League Club to create... View Article

Folding sliding doors wide range of applications

Folding sliding doors systems can be used in a wide range of applications, from the replacement of an old and tired patio door to a large supermarket entrance. The folding sliding door (bi-fold) can be used wherever your imagination takes... View Article

Powering up your admin

Powered Now has announced a new release of its iPhone and iPad app to help builders and other tradesmen simplify paperwork and make more money. Specially designed for smaller field-based trade businesses (such as builders, plumbers and other trades) who... View Article

Bespoke wetrooms from On The Level

Ideas soon turn into reality with imaginative planning and a bespoke wet floor design from a specialist like On The Level. With 30 years experience, On The Level is the UK’s leading manufacturer of concealed wet floor formers and is... View Article