Scandinavian, open plan self-build in Northern Ireland

Client: Gareth Boyd Style: Scandinavian, open plan self-build Location: Northern Ireland Build time: 3 years Gareth Boyd and his wife Lindsey had always dreamed of building a home for themselves and their young son. Working as an Architectural Technician at... View Article

Treat yourself to a new fire or stove this autum

The Coronavirus pandemic has seen many of us confined to our homes over the spring and summer, only going out for essential reasons such as food shopping and exercise. One of the few positive outcomes of the crisis is that... View Article

KLOEBER Wins Two Homebuilding & Renovating Awards!

Kloeber are delighted to have won Best Door Supplier and Best Window Supplier at the first Homebuilding & Renovating Awards! These new awards launched in celebration of Homebuilding & Renovating’s 30th anniversary, designed to recognise the very best products and... View Article

Lighting up the kitchen

Today, the kitchen sees some of the most imaginative interior design ideas; no longer a utilitarian space, it shows off the personality of the homeowners and all sorts of activities happen there – cooking, chatting, schooling, washing the dog….. Along... View Article

Improved differential movement sealed with ISO BLOCO T-Max

Improved compensation of differential movement in timber frame structures is provided by ISO-BLOCO T-Max from construction foam tape specialists, ISO Chemie. Designed for multi-storey timber frame structures, ISO BLOCO T-Max compensates for the large amount of differential movement which can... View Article

Find your style!

Check out our great inspirational tool to find the perfect socket and switch to match your interiors! Try the tool! Find Your Style! Find Your Style is a great inspirational tool to find the perfect socket and switch to match... View Article

Snickers Workwear – Cool and Smart this Summer

Lightweight Shirts, Shorts and Trousers make working on site a breeze this summer. Everyone needs to be cool, dry and safe at work this summer – to maintain wellbeing and working efficiency on site. That’s why Snickers’ new Topwear will make work... View Article

Contemporary alternatives to steel doors

IDSystems range of Building Regulations compliant, thermally-broken aluminium Heritage Doors offer the perfect solution for those replacing Crittall™ style doors on renovation projects or looking to add character to a new self-build home. Designed to match the appearance of traditional... View Article

2020 and beyond

2020 has been a difficult year for so many families and businesses as we have had to face up to the COVID-19 pandemic. For much of the year so far, the UK and countries around the world have been closed... View Article

Whatever the job, Norbord has a wood panel for it!

Norbord’s new fully interactive engineered wood panels product guide is proving to be an invaluable online resource for housebuilders, specifiers and architects.  A simple click on the tabs at the side of the guide opens up the chosen product, application... View Article

Self Build: the process and considerations

A Proctor have been running a series of Webinars which have proved extremely successful due to their educational and topical nature. Its next Webinar runs at 10am on Friday 10th July, and will cover cover the following topics: Self-Build options... View Article

Königstone achieves NSF Certification

The high quality of Königstone’s KönigQuartz range can be depended on to add beauty and elegance to the kitchen. And it is 100 per cent safe! The exceptional calibre of these surfaces has now been endorsed with the award of... View Article

CaberWood MDF continues to shine

Norbord’s CaberWood range of Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF), the longest standing portfolio on the market, is one of the most versatile. The board is tough, easily worked and ideal for a vast range of building applications – from skirting boards,... View Article

Traditional kitchen taps in fashion

The kitchen has always been the heart of the home and the recent lockdown has seen people spending more and more time in this space; socialising in a family bubble, cooking, home schooling, crafting – the list goes on. People... View Article

Create a dream kitchen with Keller’s Terracotta Dreaming

Keller’s latest creation, Terracotta Dreaming, offers homeowners the opportunity to enjoy an elegant kitchen with all manner of trendy accessories; an example is pictured here with open shelving and copper highlights such as lighting or bowls (as pictured). The muted... View Article

Earthborn doubles silicate colours

Exterior masonry is probably the toughest test of all for a paint. It needs to be durable and weatherproof, as well as good looking and not all masonry paints were born equal. Ecopro Silicate Masonry Paint is a highly durable, breathable... View Article