Firestopping solutions start with Sika

Navigating the often-complex process of choosing the correct passive fire protection system for a project can be a challenge but thanks to leading speciality chemical manufacturer Sika, specifiers can take advantage of a range of in-house support services including product... View Article

Significant SmartSecure Addition with FUHR Autotronic

The FUHR autotronic 834 lock has been added to Carl F Groupco’s suite of SmartSecure electronic door locking and access control solutions. As one of the most important additions to the company’s upcoming 2021 catalogue, the highly versatile hybrid product... View Article

F. Ball launches enhanced floor finishing compound

F. Ball and Co. Ltd. has launched Stopgap Micro Rapid, a new ultra-smooth, flexible, rapid-drying floor finishing compound for creating a flawlessly smooth subfloor finish. Stopgap Micro Rapid can be applied to a seamless feathered edge to fill indentations formed... View Article

New roof fire barrier launched to prevent fire spread

Roof systems manufacturer, Marley has launched a new roof fire barrier to help prevent the spread of fire between adjoining properties, allowing specifiers to add an additional safety layer to roofing projects to keep both people and properties protected. Marley... View Article

Encasement fire sprinkler boxing – saving time and money

Where fire sprinkler systems are being retro-fitted in social housing tower blocks and flats, Encasement’s ‘Versa’ range provides a cost effective, durable and easy-fit solution when boxing-in surface mounted fire sprinkler pipework. Manufactured from pre-formed FSC® certified plywood and pre-finished... View Article

Senior’s artful display at Bournemouth University

Aluminium fenestration solutions from Senior Architectural Systems have helped create a warm and welcoming accommodation scheme for the students of Arts University Bournemouth. Senior’s patented low U-value PURe® aluminium windows and PURe® SLIDE aluminium doors have been installed alongside the... View Article

Sales of the Dakota surface from Königstone are on the rise

With home and kitchen renovations on the rise, Königstone has seen a substantial increase in sales for the sleek Dakota worktop surface. Dakota is a colour option in the KönigQuartz range which is guaranteed to add an enticing twist to kitchen spaces. The impressive... View Article

A small change can make a big difference…

Our years of experience and knowledge have taught us that often, the smallest changes have the potential to make the greatest impact, which is why we love what we do. Whether the goal is to enable someone to live safely... View Article

Your fire doors may come with more than one overhead

Aside from the inconvenience and expense of repair or replacement, a damaged door closer can render a fire door inoperable, exposing tenants and occupants to risk. Highly visible, surface-mounted door closers are an obvious target for removal, vandalism and misuse.... View Article

Case study: Compact service unit

Bryn Bragl is a vanguard development in South Wales where 14 homes were built to become one of the first energy-positive social housing schemes in Wales. The development by Wales & West and Zenergy Design, includes four one-bedroom flats, eight... View Article

Monitor and detect bed bugs 24/7

Spotta gives you early warning of bed bugs, enabling you to act with pinpoint accuracy and speed. Any property can get bed bugs, but detecting them early will ensure they don’t cause disturbance to your residents, and let you reduce... View Article