DML Expanded Metal Lathing – Hits 100,000 Sheets a year!

This summer, construction connector manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie is celebrating the production of its one hundred thousandth ‘ DML’ Expanded Metal Lathing sheet. The UK’s most versatile, reinforcement mesh option, available in a sheet size of 2400 x 700 x 0.40.... View Article

Kingspan TEK villas are ready for the summer sun

The Kingspan TEK Building System has been used to construct five luxury villas at the Porth Veor Manor Hotel near Newquay – providing the perfect seaside spot for holiday makers. The mid-19th Century manor sits in two acres of terraced... View Article

CMS raises the standard sustainably at Ferguslie Park

Hundreds of homes at Ferguslie Park in Paisley have been upgraded sustainably with high performance PVCu windows and doors manufactured and installed by CMS Window Systems. The large-scale refurbishment project for Ferguslie Park Housing Association has seen 300 of the... View Article

Maintaining tenant safety and compliance

By Simon North – Service and Maintenance Division Manager with SE Controls With the new 2019 edition of Building Regulations ADB coming into force on 30th August, it’s evident that considerable progress has been made on improving residential safety and... View Article

SmartTalk® Pro – your online HIU engineer

Evinox take another step forward in ‘Smart’ heat interface unit technology development, with a new monitoring and diagnostics web portal – ‘SmartTalk® Pro’. This provides contractors with remote access to each HIU on site using any web enabled device, and... View Article

Local partnership pays dividends

When it comes to keeping services in their local economy Bristol City Council (BCC) are right on the money. With a comprehensive housing stock and many, many residents relying on lifts to access their homes every day, BCC needs a... View Article

Designer Contracts wins big at recycling awards

Designer Contracts has been named ‘Take Back Partner of the Year’ for the fourth time by Carpet Recycling UK (CRUK) at the annual awards and conference held at Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham. Its national distribution manager, Glen Mitchell, who made... View Article

HB42 All-in-One launches in 400ml Eco-Foils

Hilton Banks moves to cut single use plastics Hilton Banks has launched its best selling HB42 All-in-One Sealant and Adhesive in 400ml Eco-Foils, removing the environmental problem of disposing of the single use plastic cartridge, normally associated with these type... View Article

Aico alarms used by social housing providers, big and small

Aico, the UK’s market leader in mains powered domestic Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms, is pleased to be supporting South Lakes Housing (SLH) with its 3000 Series Alarms to provide protection to tenants across a range of properties, including blocks of flats... View Article

New innovative Aico website, designed by customers

Aico Ltd., the market leader in residential Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms in the UK, has launched a brand-new website – www.aico.co.uk – built around customer feedback, in order to enhance its customers’experience. Aico spent a significant period of time prior to designing the new site, speaking and listening to its customers about... View Article

The new ProtecWork protective clothing from Snickers Workwear

Fully accredited, advanced Protective Wear for heat and flame, electrostatic and chemical risk environments from the UK’s leading workwear innovator. ProtecWork is a new collection of protective working clothes and accessories from Snickers Workwear, which has developed out of over... View Article

Controlling influence

From sophisticated users who want the latest wifi controlled options, to elderly or vulnerable people who need the simplest of controls to cope with their system – its vital that there’s a full range of complexity available in today’s heating... View Article

TeknosPro injects new life into beautiful farmhouse

An 18th Century farmhouse based in Chobham, Surrey, has enjoyed a living room space and kitchen revamp with TeknosPro. Nick Sammut, a professional painter and decorator from Surrey based Rushmoor Painting & Decorating, who had previously spruced up the farmhouse’s... View Article

Intratone reports most successful CIH 2019 to date

Intratone has reported the CIH Housing, Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) Conference and Exhibition at Manchester Central, to be a fantastic event. The access control and door-entry specialist had a new-look stand near the front of the exhibition hall that reflected its... View Article