VitrA launches new ranges at ISH

VitrA Bathrooms is taking part in this year’s ISH Digital exhibition, exhibiting several of their designer collaboration ranges as well as two new ranges due to be launched in the UK later this year – ArchiPlan and Root. ArchiPlan offers... View Article

Tiling to Anhydrite Screeds

Find out all you need to know about specifying the correct products for tiling to calcium sulphate/anhydrite screeds to avoid installation failure. Anhydrite screeds are gypsum (calcium sulphate) based flow screeds made of a gypsum binder, aggregate and mixing water... View Article

Small is beautiful

LISTEN HERE 🔊 With an increasing value being placed on outdoor spaces, Ronan O’Dowd of Acheson & Glover shares his top tips on how to make the most of a small garden The Covid-19 pandemic brought a new appreciation for... View Article

Forming an opinion

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Chris Stride at ICFA discusses why self-builders, particularly those looking to maximise energy efficiency, should consider building with Insulated Concrete Formwork (ICF) If you’ve been researching your new build project recently you will notice that the spotlight... View Article

Structural warranties – a guide

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Advantage Home Construction Insurance (AHCI) navigates through the often complex world of structural warranties required by mortgage firms, providing some clarity for self-builders A structural defects warranty (also known as latent defects insurance) covers defects affecting newly... View Article

Versatile wet rooms

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Neil Whitehead from Impey offers insights into how to create the ideal wetroom or wet area shower space for every size and style of home The coveted wetroom shower space has many guises and, when thoughtfully planned... View Article

Thinking inside the box with Pendock

When considering the potential to save costs within social housing refurbishment or retro-fit fire sprinkler installation in high rise blocks as part of a fire safety framework agreement, it’s unlikely that pipe boxing would feature highly, but Pendock products are... View Article

Improve your understanding of BS 8629 with Advanced

Fire protection solutions manufacturer Advanced, has launched two new courses to aid understanding of the BS 8629 Code of Practice recommendations and the EvacGo system designed to meet them. ‘A Guide to Meeting BS 8629’ is a continuing professional development... View Article

REA British Renewable Energy Pioneer Award winners

Having not knowingly been nominated, the award came as a welcome surprise – what better way to start off 2021! Rebecca Taylor, Business Development & Compliance Manager said: “We are delighted to have won the Pioneer Award at the REA... View Article

The easy way to specify a loft ladder

Premier Loft Ladders have made it even easier to download NBS product data from their web site. Where available, the specification can now be copied directly from the main product pages, as well as from NBS Source. Furthermore, architects and... View Article

Cavity Trays of Yeovil

Using preformed Cavitrays over window and door openings ensures compliancy every time. Cavitray protection over every opening means the protection is the correct shape, correct length and correctly integrates. And Cavitrays can be scheduled alongside the lintel and window schedules,... View Article

VitrA Aquacare Personal Hygiene For All

WC’s that have a built-in bidet washing function have been used throughout the Far East and the Mediterranean for many years. A simple solution for enhanced personal hygiene is available in the UK on selected WC’s from VitrA. VitrA Aquacare... View Article