Snickers Workwear new high-performance ALLroundWork Jackets

Performance and comfort at work are integral features of this new range of Winter Jackets. Top athletes have long enjoyed the benefits of performance wear – now professional craftsmen and women can too with Snickers Workwear’s new range of high-performance winter... View Article

Osmo revives Weathered Timber Cladding

The owner of a two-storey property in Brighton was looking for a wood finish to revive the exterior timber cladding on his family home. After hearing about Osmo UK’s reputation for good quality sustainable finishes, she knew that its products... View Article

Award winning Opus Scandfire

The award winning Opus Scandfire makes incorporating a woodburning stove into a new build both quick and simple. Gone are the complexities of designing chimneys and calculating safety distances. The Scandfire utilises the cleanburning 5 kW Tempo 70 insert stove... View Article

The solution is the new Fondis Hearth

There’s a conundrum facing all of us when planning our new house – we want it well insulated and airtight but what’s a home without a real fire at its heart? The solution is the new Fondis Hearth, a guillotine... View Article

Garador staff donate food to local food bank

In the run up to Christmas staff at the UK’s leading garage door manufacturer, Garador, have been collecting food parcels to donate to their local food bank. The Lord’s Larder, which is based in Yeovil, has been providing emergency food... View Article

What lies beneath?

With kitchens and bathrooms costing tens of thousands of pounds it’s important that self-builders and homemakers protect their investment from the ravages of limescale With 60% of the UK living in hard water areas limescale can be a real issue... View Article

How to keep your neighbours happy during extension works

In the excitement of planning extension works to your home it is easy to forget all about your neighbours and their concerns. However, even the smallest additions to your home can cause significant disruption to your neighbour’s everyday lives, whether... View Article

Ones to watch in 2019: Five key kitchen trends

New year, new kitchen? With the new year just around the corner, LochAnna Kitchens Managing Director and founder, Paul Jenkinson, gives his top 5 kitchen trend predictions for 2019 and beyond. 1. The True Handleless Kitchen  With handleless kitchens being... View Article

No floor is the same

Snowflakes and fingerprints are two things often referenced as being one-of-a-kind. By tapping into the latest covering trends, flooring too can be unique. To achieve the perfect result for your application, careful and proper surface preparation is essential. Here Oscar Peralta, territory sales manager at surface preparation expert National Flooring Equipment, shares his insights... View Article

Last Christmas I gave you my Ho! Ho! Home

A couple raffling their £3m dream Mega Home have put up their 14ft Christmas tree for the final time – with less than a month to go before the competition ends. Mark and Sharon Beresford have spent 12 years in... View Article

Light Projects and Wibre make a splash in the UK

London-based manufacturer, Light Projects, is delighted to announce it has formed a strategic partnership with German underwater lighting specialist, Wibre.  Wibre is a world leading manufacturer of underwater and exterior lighting fittings and is well known for its precision engineering... View Article

Still at its best, Johnson & Starley warm air heating

Johnson & Starley’s WarmCair condensing warm air heating range is suitable for a wide range of applications including private residential and social housing as well as smaller commercial applications such as schools, sports facilities, nursing homes and community centres. With... View Article

Northcot Brick completes a hat trick of selfbuild awards

Northcot Brick, one of the UK’s foremost independent brick manufacturers, has received a third prestigious ‘Build It Award’ for the quality of its brickwork, topping its previous wins in 2013 and 2015. The awards, which recognise the best products, services,... View Article