H+H meeting clients needs with solid wall construction

A private four bedroom, custom built house has been constructed using H+H Celcon Blocks Standard Grade and Celcon Foundation Blocks with traditional mortar. The house in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, was built by Chris Page Building on the site of the... View Article

Gorilla Glue invests in £500,000 national marketing drive

The world’s toughest all purpose adhesive brand, Gorilla Glue, has embarked on its first national marketing campaign with a £500,000 investment supporting the brand’s rapid UK growth. Already the number one polyurethane adhesive in the UK, sales of Gorilla Glue... View Article

VEKA gets an A+ (or three) from the BFRC

VEKA has updated its WER calculators to reflect the new BFRC SEL A+ scheme. The BFRC is now accepting applications for the new ‘A+’ band, which applies to windows only. Any BFRC ‘A’ rated product which achieves a rating index... View Article

UK new home growth continues to soar in 2013

Latest figures from NHBC detailing new home volumes across the UK have revealed a 19% increase in the number of new homes registered in Q3 compared to the same period in 2012. In total 33,573 new homes were registered between... View Article

2013 Young Builder of the Year winners announced

Youthbuild UK has announced that Kimberley Beagan of Novus Solutions, Glasgow is the 2013 Young Builder of the Year and the first-ever Scottish winner of the annual award. The UK-wide awards, now in their fourteenth year, celebrate the achievements of... View Article

Be the architect of your own brick blend

A new blended brick service has been launched by Hanson UK to allow architects to create their own bespoke combination of bricks. Up to five brick types (any percentage of each) from Hanson’s Wilnecote premium extruded range can be selected... View Article

Series 3000 closers make prestigious grade

More than four hundred 3000 Series concealed closers from Astra Door Controls have been specified and fitted on one of London’s most prestigious developments, The Lancasters. The Lancasters, on the northern edge of London’s Hyde Park, took five years to... View Article

Aico launches Controlfacts App for new alarm controller

Following on from the success of its Handyfacts App which has more than 9,500 users, Aico has launched the Controlfacts App dedicated to its innovative new RadioLINK Alarm Controller. The App is available for Android and iPhone users. The single... View Article

Fixers praise BAL Micromax2

Professional tilers throughout the country have been going online to praise BAL Micromax2, the ultimate grout for tiling. The feedback left at www.tilers-demand.com is unanimously positive, confirming the work of the market-leading BAL R&D team and the hundreds of fixers and contractors across... View Article

Infrarad warms up energy debate

Stylish, good looking and highly efficient space heating that consumes half the energy required to run conventional radiators is now available from a new UK company, Infrarad. Founded in May 2012 by Peter Ferguson and Avic International Renewable Energy Co... View Article

KBB brings the best of Bellissimo to your screen

KBB Replacement Doors supplies doors for fitted kitchens, bedrooms or bathrooms from the established Bellissimo range. The Bellissimo brand has been established in the UK for five years, but represents a highly-reputed business which goes back a decade. There is... View Article

Enviro-Line provides sustainable solution for re-usable water

GPS PE Pipe Systems has launched Enviro-Line; a PE pipe designed specifically for re-usable water supplies. A high performance PE pipe suitable for rainwater harvesting, grey water and irrigation applications, Enviro-Line from GPS features the distinctive green stripe recommended by... View Article