New thermo-reflective breather membrane for energy efficiency

POWERLON ThermaPerm is a new engineered breather membrane with a thermo-reflective layer for improved energy performance. ThermaPerm’s foil layer helps to reduce the transmission of heat both from the exterior and interior, reflecting warm weather heat and reducing heat loss... View Article

Earthborn introduces its brand new colour card

Earthborn has launched its new classic colour card. Overstated colour is trending and with Earthborn’s seven new hues, each imbued with fresh, fluid energy, you can carry your space to a new, contemporary realm. The new colours are: Bobble Hat... View Article

A home for life

Mike Lord of Stiltz explains why more and more self-builders are choosing to future-proof their homes by including a ‘homelift’ Building your dream home can be a fantastically rewarding process. This is why, according to studies by the National Custom... View Article

National Ventilation launches adjustable diffuser

National Ventilation, a leading UK-based ventilation manufacturer and supplier, has launched the Monsoon UNAV 125, an adjustable diffuser that offers everything installers and households desire in a diffuser. With a single design suitable for all installations, the sleek and unobtrusive... View Article

Clever evolution of tap technology with BLANCO’s EVOL-S

Renowned for pioneering kitchen tap design and technology initiatives, BLANCO UK has launched the clever EVOL-S Volume smart tap, demonstrating another step towards sustainability and smart functionality. This revolutionary smart tap has an integrated measuring function with a precise rotary... View Article

Convert to the dark side

Darker shades in kitchens are really popular this year; so ever the pioneer, Keller, has launched a new melamine colour, Metal Black, which offers an industrial style to complement the stunning Bolton model so homeowners can stay on trend. This... View Article

A different outlook

Although Matthew and Emma Greenland’s west Wales self-build would not turn out to be their ‘forever home’ due to a change in their future plans, they created a building that makes the most of its spectacular site. Roseanne Field reports... View Article

Sika FastFix All Weather – always straight to the point

Sika® FastFix All Weather is a new self-setting paving jointing compound from Sika Everbuild, providing the ideal solution to perfect pointing on paving, paths and patios. With a unique formula containing Active Resin Technology for advanced durability, Sika FastFix is... View Article

Build It Live opens next weekend in Kent

The first Build It Live show of 2019 will take place at the award-winning Kent Event Centre on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 February 2019. Hot on the heels of the South East Show is a show at EventCity in Manchester on... View Article

How to bring a little Marie Kondo into your renovation project

Following the popularity of Netflix series Tidying up, Sian Astley, property expert for the National Homebuilding & Renovating Show (28-31 March, NEC, Birmingham), shares her tips on how to bring a little Marie Kondo into your life if you’re embarking on a big renovation. She’s currently... View Article

Four interior trends to watch out for in 2019

Lorna McAleer, interiors expert from made to measure window blinds brand, Style Studio outlines four of the biggest home décor trends for 2019.  Lorna has also selected products from the brand’s NEW collections to showcase how to ‘get the look’. Trend #1... View Article

Let sleeping dogs lie with Norbord’s super-quiet flooring

Norbord’s CaberFloor P5 – the UK’s most specified chipboard flooring product, has been upgraded to produce a high performance floor with reduced impact and airborne noise transmission. Called CaberAcoustic, the new product comprises 18mm or 22mm CaberFloor P5 chipboard with a 10mm... View Article

Duration heritage windows

Our Royale Steel Replacement Windows have been specifically designed as a slim-line, secure and thermally efficient replacement for original steel windows. They replicate the traditional styling, slimness and features of traditional steel windows at a fraction of the cost. The... View Article

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