Stelrad adds Silhouette to the Vita and Softlines series

The latest addition to the growing Stelrad Radiator range is the Silhouette with versions now available in the Vita and Softline Series. The Silhouette features sophisticated vertical lines on the fascia creating a crisp, clean, bold appeal. The Vita has... View Article

Getting water-proofing right

If you are installing a concrete basement or other below-ground structures, getting your waterproofing specification right to combat leaks is crucial, as they can undermine your entire project. Yassar Altaf from Sika answers readers’ questions on long-term approaches for controlling... View Article

Editor’s letter

One of the key things to remember in creating a happy and successful self- build is to remember your neighbours. You’re likely to be getting hundreds of deliveries over the course of a build, so anything you can do to... View Article

Thermafleece – the natural choice in insulation

With a growing choice of insulation and increasing awareness of the many roles insulation plays, it’s worth considering the most effective option for your project. Here are some reasons why you should think seriously about using Thermafleece sheep’s wool insulation.... View Article

Create the ideal indoor climate all year round

Humidity Solutions offer an effective system which provides a healthy, comfortable indoor climate. In the UK homes experience low humidity – caused by heating during the winter or cooling during hot summers. This can lead to irritation from dry eyes... View Article

What does 2019 hold for the UK construction industry?

Things look promising for the UK construction industry in 2019, with large projects around the country, higher than ever construction output in 2018, and a rise in demand for residential properties. It won’t be plain sailing, and Brexit concerns will... View Article

The decline of the conventional floorplan and room names

Jason Orme, property expert for The Homebuilding & Renovating Show (28-31 March 2019), says: “Our homes and the way we use them reflect the way society is changing. If we look at the history of the homes since mediaeval times, there’s a definite... View Article

Graven Hill opens the door to custom build new homes

Graven Hill, one of the country’s most innovative self-build and custom build villages, is holding its first ‘Hard Hat’ event of 2019 on 26 January. The event will give visitors the chance to view the custom build new homes that... View Article