Growing concerns

With increased demand for grass paving to driveways, access roads and parking for both commercial and domestic applications, there are certain aspects of both ground conditions and utilisation that building specifiers and installers should consider. By Robert Howden, managing director... View Article

Look down – how comforting is that flooring?

Steve Urwin, Tarkett UK marketing manager, says flooring can have a major impact on the wellbeing of people living in sheltered accommodation – for some surprising reasons. It’s well-known that the UK’s population is ageing – more than 10 million... View Article

Sealants for tiling

Use of the correct sealants is an important aspect of tiling jobs on many projects which housebuilders are likely to be involved with, says Brian Newell, chairman of The Tile Association’s technical committee. Movement joints, tanking systems, natural stone sealants and surface sealants... View Article

Time to switch on

Janet White, Aqualisa’s marketing communications manager, explores the history of digital technology being introduced into bathrooms and its subsequent – if not immediate – welcome reception from housebuilders and end users alike First, it was all about showering; then came bath fills... View Article

Solihull College – precision engineering inside and out

Woodlands Campus new Engineering and Construction facility at Solihull College incorporates a state of the art specialist centre for multi-craft, bricklaying, painting and decorating, plastering and carpentry, and an expanded motor vehicle training facility. The development houses twelve new workshops:... View Article

Quiet efficiency: Xpelair unveils new EC box fan range

Xpelair Ventilation Solutions has launched a new highly efficient single inline box fans. This builds on the success of Xpelair’s customised solutions by incorporating energy efficient technologies and modern control strategies within a standard range of nine models. The XSD... View Article

Bespoke solutions from On The Level

On The Level is the one of the only manufacturers in the UK to produce bespoke solutions for concealed wet floor shower trays in any size or shape. The patented Birch ply underfloor shower formers are easy to install and... View Article

Ritec launches ClearShield® for splashbacks

After experiencing huge success in other markets, Ritec International, pioneers in ‘non-stick’ glass are launching their ClearShield Eco-System™ for splashback manufacturers. The ClearShield Eco-System™ is the incredible and proven way for glass splashbacks to keep their sparkle, remain easy to... View Article

Rain water harvesting for Salisbury Cathedral

Aquatech Pressmain supplied and installed the rain water harvesting system for the new visitors centre “Little Paradise” at Salisbury Cathedral. Little Paradise is first permanent new build at Salisbury Cathedral since the fifteenth century. A purpose designed building providing new... View Article

PC Henderson CPD receives RIBA approval

P C Henderson is pleased to announce that its newly updated CPD, Sliding & Folding Door Gear – Specification and Design, has been approved by RIBA. The updated CPD material has passed assessment which forms part of the RIBA Core... View Article

COREgravel is the solution

Gravel is one of the most attractive, economical and versatile surfaces on earth. But without help, it’s inclined to move around, creating ridges and ending up where it shouldn’t. COREgravel® is the solution! It creates a naturally porous stabilising base into... View Article

Clever new flooring from Gerflor

The international design influences of global vinyl flooring manufacturer, Gerflor, are evident in its new Texline collection of ready-to-install, loose-lay flooring that couples top class design with cutting edge technology. A showcase of the latest decorative trends in a down-to-earth... View Article

New catalogue published from Vectaire

Vectaire has published a new catalogue detailing its range of high performance, low energy, economical, residential ventilation units with EC motors. It describes Whole House Heat Recovery Units for installation in lofts, cupboards or ceiling voids with up to 93%... View Article

SureSet your school

SureSet UK Ltd are the UK market leaders of permeable resin bound paving and have been supplying schools, colleges and universities with attractive, practical, extremely durable and fully permeable surface solutions for well over a decade. SureSet resin bound school... View Article