ISH 2019 showcases 12 colour trends for the bathroom

With its evolution into a lifestyle space, the bathroom is experiencing the return of colour as well.The colour transgressions of the 60s and 70s are forgotten – the main thing is to avoid boredom at all costs. Bathroom planners and the... View Article

Get advice and inspiration at the NEC

Discover the wide range of expert knowledge and advice on offer for self-builders at the National Homebuilding & Renovating Show, which is being held in March at the NEC, Birmingham Recent reports from Plotfinder reveal a 31 per cent year... View Article

Make room outside

David Coleman of Oak Timber Structures explains why the inclusion of an oak gazebo in the garden can add huge value to a property for the long term, and discusses the considerations to bear in mind With fewer people moving... View Article

Taking an alternative route to drainage

When building or renovating a home with no connection to mains drainage for the disposal of sewage, alternative options have to be considered. Burnham Environmental Services’ Mark Newbery explains further The UK currently has four different environmental regulators for surface... View Article

BBA opens new office in Dublin

The British Board of Agrément, the UK’s leading construction products certification body, has opened an office in Dublin (BBA EU), creating employment opportunities in the city and allowing it to explore new avenues for growth outside the UK. The move... 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

Debunking underfloor heating myths

According to Nigel Sanger of JG Speedfit, many self-builders and property developers are still cautious about installing underfloor heating (UFH) due to rumour and hearsay. Here he dispels the four most common myths Demand for underfloor heating (UFH) is rising,... View Article

DIY resin bound driveways made simple

SUDwell™ the Resin Bonded Slab Company were one of the first to offer resin bound surfacing solutions in the UK, and have unrivalled experience in the industry. Now SUDwell™ are using their vast experience to offer Resin Bound DIY kits... View Article

Longcliffe Quarries launch LONGFLOOR liquid cement screed

Revolutionary fast drying floor screed solution for domestic, commercial and underfloor heating applications Longcliffe Quarries are now supplying LONGFLOOR, a groundbreaking dry powder bulk binder for the manufacture of liquid cement screeds. The LONGFLOOR liquid cement screed system has major... View Article

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