Garador asks the industry

Leading garage door manufacturer Garador is appealing to the building industry to provide feedback on a possible future product innovation: a side hung version of its popular Salisbury door. The firm is interested to hear from garage door retailers and... View Article

Demand for Bond It products sets new records

Thanks to rapidly growing demand for its products, Bond It has posted record results for its last financial year. For the period ending 2013, the manufacturer of sealants, adhesives, waterproofing products, roofing compounds, polyurethanes and other building chemicals has seen... View Article

Cotswold stays’ success with Carl F Groupco customers

FS Friction Stays from Cotswold Architectural Products have become best-selling lines for hardware distributor Carl F Groupco. Functionality and durability are reported as key reasons for the stays’ popularity. Manufacture in both ferretic and high grade corrosion resistant austenitic stainless... View Article

Hansgrohe tops the UK charts with over 800 WRAS approvals

Hansgrohe, the international bathroom specialist, now has over 800 WRAS (Water Regulations Advisory Scheme) approved basin mixers, kitchen mixers, concealed and exposed bath and shower mixers – manual and thermostatic, bath fillers, hand showers and individual shut-off valves and diverter... View Article

Redbacks award winning knee pads save injury, time and money

An award winning, non-foam based, pocketed safety kneepad which maintains its maximum cushioning effect throughout consecutive or prolonged use, “can help prevent up to 6 months down time and subsequent loss of earnings through knee injury in the workplace”. The... View Article

Spectrum range offers a world of colour

Recently launched at 100% Design, Solus Ceramics introduces the exciting Spectrum range, a series of hand-made encaustic cement tiles. The aptly named range consists of 60 different colours from vibrant blues and greens to pastel pinks and reds. The tiles... View Article

Yonos-PICO takes Green Innovation Award

After being recognised as a high quality product and shortlisted for several awards in the past eighteen months, the Wilo Yonos-PICO was last night selected as the winner of the Green Innovation Award for 2013 at the Energy Efficiency Awards... View Article

Kayflow launches superdeep guttering system

Kayflow, the rainwater, underground and soil systems specialist, has launched a new high strength, high volume guttering system, the SuperDeep 170. It has been designed to handle a much higher flow rate than standard guttering systems. With four of the... View Article

All aboard the Trend subway for style

The term ‘Subway tile’ has been around since 1904, when classic, white ceramic tiles were used to adorn New York subway stations. Just like many design originals, this style is now resurfacing with a twist, Italian tilemaker Trend’s new Subway... View Article

Kingspan first insulation to get BES 6001

The ability to demonstrate responsible sourcing back up the supply chain is becoming increasingly important in today’s competitive and environmentally aware market. Kingspan Insulation is proud to announce that it is the first insulation manufacturer to be certified to the... View Article

Outdoor flooring solutions from Greensquares: case study

Mr Puckey contacted Greensquares as he wanted to improve the quality of his outdoor living space. Initially, Mr Puckey made an enquiry for 15 square metres of TimberTech composite decking. Having discussed his requirements with our in-house architect Mr Puckey... View Article

Cementitious flexible waterproofing membrane – excellent results

Newton 101F cementitious flexible waterproofing membrane is a two-component acrylic modified cementitious coating. It is the ideal product to waterproof and re-surface concrete and masonry. 101F is very user friendly with simple on-site mixing methods. Newton 101F creates an effective... View Article

Composite decking to lust after

‘Delivering first class quality, surpassing customer expectations’ Hands up those companies that don’t strive to achieve these types of goals. Where Dura Composites is different is that it does actually achieve this level time and time again. How to prove... View Article

Ibstock in pole position for 2013 Brick Awards

Ibstock, the UK’s largest brickmaker, is leading the way with shortlisted entries ahead of the Brick Development Association’s (BDA) 2013 Brick Awards. A total of 33 Ibstock projects which highlight the aesthetic appeal, versatility and performance of Ibstock’s range went... View Article