Why do over 55s renovate their homes?

Home renovation is a powerful way to add value to a property – and as such, it’s something that’s pursued by homeowners of all ages. But it’s especially popular when we reach 55. At this age, the kids may well... View Article

Self-Build PAT Testing – Everything You Need to Know

Electricity is an indispensable tool in any workplace, and without it, many tasks would be impossible to accomplish. But electricity can also be dangerous, specifically if incorrectly used or left unchecked.  Although the UK enjoys a high standard of safety... View Article

How to Design the Perfect Home Office

Have you found yourself working from home quite a bit in 2020? Like so many others out there, perhaps you were transitioned to a remote environment temporarily and that has now been extended to an indefinite amount of time. Working... View Article

Teak Mystique: Maintaining your outdoor furniture

Cold, wet, windy and miserable, it must be the great British winter. However, whilst you sit at home with a steaming hot cuppa and the heating on full blast, spare a thought for your outdoor furniture braving the elements on... View Article

How to create the ideal space for working from home

Have you adapted to remote working this year? The Office for National Statistics reports that almost all of us worked from home in April 2020, the first full month of UK lockdown. While the trend has divided opinion among workers,... View Article

A successful 2020 for connectors and fasteners

Despite the unprecedented nature of 2020 the construction industry is prevailing, and we’ve been working hard at Simpson Strong-Tie to bring you exciting new innovations across all of our main product ranges, backed by brand new catalogues and our first... View Article

5 ways to improve your home in 2021

Whether you’re building your very own home from scratch and simply do not know where to begin with interior and exterior decorations, or if you’re adding an extension and looking to make a few improvements to the existing part of... View Article

Wolverton Hall: The only folly is to call it a folly

A folly; an ornamental building with no practical purpose built in a large garden. While aspects of this definition can be applied to describe Wolverton Hall Folly, it certainly contradicts the ‘practical purpose’ element with the most appealing of purposes.... View Article

Quadro DD Wooden Loft Ladder

The Quadro DD loft ladder is the solution when ‘standard’ is simply not good enough. This innovative wooden loft ladder features an insulated hatch box with a 4-point locking mechanism for an airtight seal (class 4 certified). It also comes... View Article