Don’t be an amateur

Surface preparation is critical in the restoration of a floor and mistakes at this stage can have catastrophic consequences for the finished result. Here Scott Coffey, regional sales manager at surface preparation expert National Flooring Equipment, explains how to choose... View Article

Anchor Hanover Group created

Anchor Hanover, England’s largest provider of care and housing for older people, has been formed from the successful merger of Hanover Housing Association and Anchor Trust. With more than 60,000 homes across 1,700 locations supported by more than 9,000 colleagues,... View Article

MHCLG Grenfell update – LABC responds

Last week, in a written statement, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, James Brokenshire, updated the government’s response to the Grenfell tragedy. Among the announcements were amendments to the approved documents confirming what materials can be... View Article

Macmillan receives a welcome £30k boost from Hanover

Staff and residents at retirement housing estates managed by Hanover Housing Association have shown that generosity and goodwill is alive and well after presenting Macmillan Cancer Support with a cheque for £30,000. The donation is thanks to a coordinated effort... View Article

Saniflo launches new website

The new website from Saniflo went live in October and we believe it is our most comprehensive, user-friendly and informative site to date. With dedicated sections for homeowners and professionals a raft of information is accessible to anyone considering a... View Article

Delivering affordable homes in Durham

A regeneration partnership, established to revive communities and economies in the Durham coalfields, has just been granted planning permission to build its 2,000th home. The property will be at Gibside, Chester-le-Street, where the Durham Villages Regeneration Company will construct 78 two,... View Article

2018 APPRENTICE DECORATOR OF THE YEAR WINNER IS CROWNED

Aiden Dearie has been chosen as the ‘gold’ winner of the 2018 Crown Paints Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition after a gruelling three-day challenge at the WorldSkills UK LIVE event at Birmingham’s NEC. The final pitted seven regional winners... View Article

Polyflor Launches New Colonia Collection

Building on the continued success of their Luxury Vinyl Tile offering, Polyflor is delighted to reveal an exciting new Colonia range. The updated Colonia Collection features all 18 original shades with the introduction of eight brand new on trend designs.... View Article

Improving accessible homes with platform lifts

Sean O’Sullivan of The Platform Lift Company highlights the main considerations when specifying a platform lift and what can be achieved in terms of design, installation and ongoing maintenance When you read about the shortage of accessible homes and the... View Article

Protect your investment

HRV Group explains to landlords how vital it is that ventilation systems are serviced regularly The summer was good, glorious in fact. So glorious that we should accept the winter that is coming right? Whatever the autumn and winter season... View Article