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Winter preparation

As winter approaches, many of us are stocking up on coats and woollen accessories ready for the cold and challenging weather. We make a good job of preparing our wardrobes... View Article

Right to Build Day launched at Graven Hill

The National Custom and Self Build Association (NaCSBA) today launched Right to Build Day at Graven Hill, the UK’s largest custom and self-build development site, in Bicester, Oxfordshire. The initiative is being... View Article

Innovation reigns at Grand Designs Live 2019

Grand Designs Live, proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements, closed its doors on Sunday the 13th October at the 14th edition of the show. Hosted once again by Grand Designs guru Kevin McCloud, the show... View Article

Setting the right standards

Standards and regulations are important. They make sure your vehicle is safe on the road, ensure tools work effectively and help keep doors and windows in place and secure for... View Article

Pellet stoves: style and substance

Specflue’s Ian Sams explains why pellet stoves offer an ideal heating solution for self-builders, from their environmental credentials and aesthetic appeal to the best units’ ease of use and installation... View Article
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Product & Supplier News

ToughGlaze UK Stock List 2020

Bespoke Products TG Switchable (available combined with other products) Security Glass (manual attack, anti-bandit, ballistic & bullet resistant, blast & explosion resistant) Mesh & Fabric interlayers (available combined with other... View Article

Freefoam, working to help roofing merchants grow

While Freefoam building products have traditionally been available from specialist PVC suppliers the more ambitious roofing and general builders merchants are now seeing the potential and benefits of stocking fascia,... View Article

Tobermore launch new specification guide

Tobermore continue to set standards with the launch of their official new Specification Guide. Designed with architects, landscape designers, developers, building contractors and housebuilders in mind, the all-encompassing new guide is... View Article

Extensive renovation project

Situated near Leyburn in Wensleydale, this characterful farmhouse and barn recently underwent an extensive renovation project including a full set of new timber windows and doors. The original farmhouse was renovated... View Article

Keeping mould at bay

With the introduction of the ‘Fitness for Human Habitation Act of 2019’ landlords face increasing pressure in the fight against mould and blackspot growth in their properties. This problem increases... View Article
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