Bring steel windows and doors into the bathroom

Steel in the home continues to dominate in the home fashion stakes; internal partitions and large steel windows replace solid doors and walls in contemporary homes. And, with advice from the Steel Window Association, homeowners can enjoy plenty of options... View Article

Königstone’s new website wows with worktop wonders

Königstone transforms a house into a home with a stunning portfolio of high quality kitchen worktops. The company has launched a new easy-to-browse website so that designers, retailers, installers and consumers can explore different materials and colours for the finishing... View Article

Granite & TREND Transformations supplier visit

Granite & TREND Transformations’ franchisees were invited to attend a supplier event where Craig Condie, National Accounts Manager for BLANCO UK, hosted the event and presented BLANCO’s new product portfolio. The franchisees were inspired by the excellent advice from Craig... View Article

Highlighting changes in rooflight specification

Architects have a new source to optimise use of energy efficient daylighting resources within their building design. Hambleside Danelaw, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of linear rooflights, has appointed William McDowell as National Business Development Manager- Rooflights. William brings... View Article

Icynene goes green

Spray foam insulation specialist Icynene, is doing its bit to reduce the ever-growing mountain of plastic waste by incorporating recycled plastic into the formulation of its closed-cell foam insulation product. Every year, Europe generates roughly 25m tonnes of plastic waste but... View Article

Königquartz – 28 colours to keep kitchens on trend

With a pedigree in supplying top quality materials with a top quality service, Königstone is proud of its growing range of quartz worktops: Königquartz. As one of the first companies to introduce quartz to the UK market, Königstone is proud... View Article

BAL strengthens sales and specification support team

BAL – the market-leading manufacturer of full tiling solutions including adhesives, grouts and ancillary products – have bolstered their specification team with two new hires. Mark Lambourn joins the team as Specification Manager covering the Midlands and Wales. He has... View Article

A special facade for a special store

Østjysk Våbenhandel Weapon store, Hedensted, Denmark Architects: Ginneruparkitekter The premises of the Østjysk Våbenhandel in Denmark can be clearly seen from a major motorway. For customers, as well as those driving past, the unusual facade of this building catches the... View Article

Multi-generational living? Don’t forget the toilet

One issue not generally discussed when talking about multi-generational households is the bathroom – access to, and use of. It’s a growing problem for the households. But it provides potential increase in sales for all involved in the business of... View Article

Blue roof design considerations after BS 6229:2018 update

Nigel Blacklock, technical director at Bauder, and Chris Roddick, green and blue roof product manager for Bauder, discuss the changes in the BS 6229:2018 update that impact rooftop water management solutions. Chris, tell us about Bauder’s rooftop SuDS system, BauderBLUE... View Article

Rytons new improved cavity weep clearly better

Rytons Building Products is pleased to announce that their most popular cavity weep hole duct the Rytons Rytweep® Clear has been transformed to Ultra-Clear! Now totally transparent and virtually invisible, the new Ultra-Clear Rytweep® blends perfectly with any colour brickwork... View Article

Safe heating transforms children’s ward

Contour worked on providing a coloured heating solution to one of the children’s wards at Leighton Hospital in Crewe. The ward was completed in two stages, allowing for minimal disruption to staff and patients throughout the project. Hospitals can be... View Article

Flush hinged door systems

A chance to keep on trend with your interior style without the interruption of a door. There is literally nothing to see except clean contemporary lines with plastering right up to the edge which, when combined with hidden hinges, completes... View Article

Revitalise your roof

Cromar Flexiglass System, launched in 2018, has fast become a popular product within the Cromar range as the solution for revitalising an existing roof. The Flexiglass system was in development for a number of years, with the Cromar team working... View Article

Aico at home at Housing 2019

Aico – the market leader in domestic Fire and Carbon Monoxide Alarms – will be exhibiting at the Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) ‘Housing 2019 Conference & Exhibition’ in Manchester Central, 25th – 27th June on stand D20. The last time Aico exhibited at CIH Housing was 2016.... View Article