Sto helps refurbished homes shine brighter and greener

A refurbished housing development is benefiting from an aesthetic, energy-efficient exterior thanks to a Sto external wall insulation system. Located in Bordon, Hampshire, The Pines features 96 former Ministry of Defence (MOD) properties, which have been transformed into modern two... View Article

How can early engagement help to improve fire safety performance?

Neil Kirwin, Southern Specification Manager at SFS, discusses why engaging with building product manufactures can help to improve fire safety performance. Earlier engagement in technical design with building product manufacturers certainly helps to reduce the complexity of dealing with fire... View Article

The Aico|HomeLINK Community Awards to return for 2024

After the success of their first Community Awards in 2022, Aico|HomeLINK are bringing this spectacular event back for its second year, returning on Thursday 18th of April 2024, at the International Convention Centre Birmingham. Hosted by Carl Jones, who presents... View Article

REVEALED: The Dulux Colour of the Year 2024

For 21 years, Dulux has been keeping the world of design on tenterhooks with the reveal of its highly anticipated Colour of the Year. Always on-trend yet practical, Dulux colour experts and international design professionals delve into the global mood... View Article

Sourcing heritage style products the modern way

Thanks to Building Superstore, contractors no longer have to wait an age for the heritage style products they need. The online builders’ merchant can offer short lead times and fast deliveries on a wide range of solutions for period buildings and... View Article

Metcor Environmental shortlisted for Contractor of the Year

Often regarded as the ‘fourth utility service’, Metcor Environmental, formerly Metro Mechanical Services, has been shortlisted as a finalist for the UK National Contractor of the Year in the National Drainage Awards. Daniel Bradley, Business Development Director for the Metcor... View Article

Quintex Pro is There for Fast Refurbishments

With a textile back that makes it easy to install, Beauflor® Quintex Pro sheet vinyl flooring is there when a fast refurbishment for housing is needed. With the Decent Homes Standard stating that floors should be in good condition, safe... View Article

Vent-Axia Recommends Key Actions to take this World Ventilation Day

Leading ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia welcomes the second World Ventilation Day, #WorldVentil8Day, a day dedicated to recognising and promoting the importance of ventilation and indoor air quality (IAQ). Taking place on Wednesday 8th November 2023, this year’s theme is Breathe Better, Live... View Article

Airtech Supported Radon Awareness Week

Airtech, the condensation, mould and radon specialists, once again supported UK Radon Awareness Week (6 – 12 November 2023) by helping raise awareness of the gas. Ran by the UK Radon Association, this year’s UK Radon Awareness Week aimed to... View Article

Conceal and protect pipework with Pendock metal boxing

When concealing external pipework, building services and other utilities associated with low carbon district heating schemes or air-source and ground-source heat pumps, Pendock metal pipe boxing range provides protection against accidental damage or tampering, while helping improve the project’s aesthetics. Bespoke manufactured... View Article

Vent-Axia welcomes Government’s latest mould guidance

Leading British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia has welcomed the UK Government’s recent guidance ‘Understanding and addressing the health risks of damp and mould in the home’. This guidance is a direct response to the Coroner’s ‘Prevention of future deaths’ report after... View Article