Marley Eternit helps make Code 4 concept house a reality

Marley Eternit has supplied fibre cement Cedral Weatherboard and Rivendale slates for First-Step’s Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4 Concept House on Aldersley Road, Wolverhampton. The aim of the project is simple: to create a three bedroom family home that... View Article

Ventrolla to exhibit at the Scottish Home Show

Timber sash window specialist, Ventrolla, will be making an appearance at the Scottish Home Show this September, in the shows 66th year. Hosted at the Aberdeen AECC between the 27th and 29th September, the show has everything homeowners could possibly... View Article

Soundtect re-launch at 100% Design

Soundtect re-launch at 100% Design Innovative designs providing acoustical solutions for Education, Offices, Commercial, Hospitality, Leisure and Domestic applications. Using recycled materials for their panels, Soundtect™ has managed to camouflage acoustic function with imagination, and produce panels that are technically... View Article

How to sample a clay roof tile

John Alderman from Traditional Clay Roof Tiles Ltd has some top tips on how to sample a clay roof tile to get the best results. Many a time a mistake has been made where people will select a roof tile... View Article

How secure is your garage?

Choosing a garage door for a self-build project can be a daunting challenge. To help you make the right decision, garage door manufacturer Hörmann, offers advice on the options available. When it comes to self-build projects, garage doors tend to... View Article

Somewhere over the rainbow

Justin Davies, general manager for The Window Store explains the jargon behind window and door energy ratings and asks whether triple glazing should be a genuine consideration when looking at glazing options. Know your ratings! August saw the number of... View Article

What is resin bound paving?

SureSet clears up the confusion with choosing resin bound paving. There is often huge confusion as to the difference between resin bound and resin bonded surfacing, which although similar in name are very different in principle. Both systems do however... View Article

Endless Stair launches in front of Tate Modern

Endless Stair, the Landmark Project for this year’s London Design Festival, sited on the lawn in front of the world-renowned Tate Modern, is a fantastic feat in architecture and engineering. Professor Alex de Rijke, director of dRMM, the architects leading... View Article

Why selfbuilders choose Warmup!

There are many heating solutions available for self-builders to choose from: central heating, bio fuel, air source heating through to underfloor heating, electric and hydronic. To make the right choice you should consider the comfort of the users and the... View Article

VMZINC – the pinnacle of handmade workmanship

VMZINC: Ornamental zinc for bespoke and standard commissions Though recognised throughout much of Western Europe for their traditional craftsmanship, VMZINC is less well known in the UK for its handmade ornamental zinc. Built on over 100 years of metal working... View Article

Lathams look to the future with latest cladding solution

Accoya® – the modified, highly durable and dimensionally stable certified softwood – is now available from all ten of James Latham’s nationwide distribution sites. Accoya® wood is a perfect solution for exterior cladding, siding and façades where aesthetics, less frequent... View Article

Its all under control at Oxford School

Expona Control, Polyflor’s groundbreaking new flooring concept has been specified and installed in laboratory areas at the prestigious Rye St Antony School in Oxford. School Bursar Mrs Teresa Hudson considered a range of LVT products before selecting Expona Control and... View Article

Brewer Cowls is top for chimneys and flues

Brewer Cowls are UK manufacturers and suppliers of a large range of bespoke and standard chimney cowls and flue terminals. Whether for ventilation or a beautifully designed wood burning stove – the addition of the correct terminal or cowl ensures... View Article