New permitted development rules are good for planning

Under new permitted development rules, homeowners in terraced and semi-detached homes will be able to put single story extensions of up to 6 metres at the rear of their properties without needing to obtain planning permission. Those in detached homes... View Article

A range of bespoke glazing solutions from Kloeber

For over a decade, Kloeber has offered homeowners and selfbuilders a range of bespoke glazing solutions, helping clients select the perfect doors and windows for their unique projects. Their range includes bifold, sliding and French doors, the award winning FunkyFront... View Article

Get better connected with ProofVision

UK homes are becoming smarter and better connected as innovation drives consumer desire for home automation. Around 6.8 million UK households now have at least one smart device and 30 per cent of people plan to purchase one within the... View Article

Luxury slimline aluminium and hardwood doors

Bring the outside inside with our luxury slimline Aluminium and Hardwood Doors. Specialists in Bifold Doors and Sliding Patio Doors, in a full range of RAL and Farrow and Ball colours. Solar control glass is included as standard, with the... View Article

Georgian-style luxury family home uses Imperial Bricks

Jaques Construction has selected Imperial Bricks for a new-build executive home in Reigate. With its passion for creating high quality living spaces, Joe and Becky Jaques made the obvious move to choose Jaques Construction – particularly as the founder and... View Article

Healthy indoor climate – all year round

Humidity Solutions introduces the new HomEvap to the UK market, opening up new opportunities for providing safe and precise humidity control and/or low energy cooling for residential, commercial or preservation applications. With four different models, the system can be applied... View Article

Passivhaus estate constructed with Kingspan TEK

The Kingspan TEK Building System is providing a precise offsite building solution for one of the country’s largest Passivhaus developments in Bowthorpe, Norwich. Rayne Park is the first development by Norwich Regeneration Company, wholly owned by Norwich City Council, and will include... View Article

Why the demand of summer houses are rising?

Summer houses are becoming ever more popular with the homeowner for multiple reasons. These outdoor buildings acquire multiple uses that can often benefit both everyday life and financial gain, and with so many available purposes comes the increased desire for... View Article

Orsoni from TREND for beautiful mosaic surfaces

As one of the world’s leading producers of coloured glass mosaic, Venetian enamel, gold leaf tesserae and engineered stone surfaces, TREND Group works with today’s most celebrated designers, architects and artists. The stunning results are seen in residential, commercial and public... View Article

BLANCO supports Kilimanjaro climb

Joe Lyons, Director of LYONS NI Ltd, a Northern Ireland-based kitchen component distributor, braved altitude and rigorous terrain when he climbed the world’s highest freestanding mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, in aid of the Irish Rugby Football Union Charitable Trust. BLANCO UK’s sponsorship of... View Article

Glass walls from Express Bi-folding Doors

Ulla Green is a former RAF officers’ residence, transformed using bespoke glazing solutions from Express Bi-folding Doors. The rear elevation boasts a run of glazing of more than nine metres – a huge triple track sliding door, plus a large... View Article

Furnish with Norbord

The UK market for wood panel products is dominated by the construction industry for structural, aesthetic and fitting-out purposes. Where MDF excels too is in furniture; its consistent and reliable physical characteristics, and the ease with which it can be... View Article