Drying washing in doors can be bad for one’s health

Chris Michael, Director of Meaco, the UK’s leading air purifier specialist, explains how a dehumidifier can dry washing and improve health at the same time. With the onset of colder wetter weather, clothes must be dried in doors, and if... View Article

Shortlist grows for the UK’s best new house

House Lessans, a sophisticated rural home in Northern Ireland built using the most basic of materials and, Secular Retreat, an enigmatic and sculptural home on a remote Devon hilltop – are the fifth and sixth homes to be shortlisted for RIBA House... View Article

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 for the upcoming winter season, but how much consideration do... 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 delivered with the intention of tracking local authority activity around... View Article

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 products) Digital printing / Silk Screen Magna (upcycled glass) Acoustic... 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, soffit and gutter alongside their existing ranges. Skyline Roofing are... 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 complete with all the latest additions to Tobermore’s extensive paving... View Article

Why it’s important your home can ‘breathe’

By James Ayres, co-founder and operations director, Lime Green Water is always around us. It’s in the air, in our houses, in the fabric of their structures and in the building materials we use. Too little or too much water... 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 was packed with over 400 carefully curated brands, and an... 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 and the attached barn was converted to provide extra living... View Article

Revive your worktops for the festive season with Osmo

With Christmas fast approaching, many homeowners are already thinking about preparing their homes for the festive season, and eco-friendly wood finishes expert, Osmo UK, has a wood finish to ensure all Christmas guests are impressed with your kitchen worktops. As... View Article