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Super charge your adhesive selection with Sika

Sika MaxTack Super Charged is the new Super Adhesive from Everbuild – A Sika Company boasting an incredibly fast fixing time of just 20 minutes allowing work to continue without the waiting time. With the ability to bond to almost... View Article

Steel for kitchen kudos

‘Metallics’ will be everywhere, say interior trend experts. So, if you’re revamping your kitchen, for glamour and elegance, you can’t go wrong with ‘on-trend’ steel partitioning screens and windows. Rather than putting in a dividing wall, blocking-out light, a great... View Article

New year, new products

Freefoam Building Products have got off to a cracking start in 2018 with the launch of two new products ranges – Anthracite Grey Round Gutter System and an Acrylic interior panelling range. Colin St John, Commercial Director, explained: “New Year... View Article

Reducing risks

The Protek Group’s Simon Middleton takes a look at some of the risks that can extend beyond people’s contingency, explaining how you can identify and manage your exposure more-effectively and why site insurance is so important Aself-build project can be... View Article

Kaldewei’s new Cayonoplan offers the perfect answer

Kaldewei’s new Cayonoplan offers the perfect answer when it comes to designing a nearly flat shower solution. The enamelled Cayonoplan shower surface adapts to many different structural requirements. For instance, if adequate height is available it can be installed at... View Article

The art of ‘floating’ Cantilever staircases

Architectural engineering and intelligent design can both integrate into a property, and transform architecture into art. One of the main features within a property that often gets overlooked, but when given attention can transform even the most standard of homes... View Article

Finding the fibre for you

Carpet manufacturer Lano’s Gary Alp talks through the different carpet fibres available today, from old favourites to the latest innovations, to help you make the perfect selection for your build There’s more to think about when choosing a carpet than... View Article

Composite contenders

Charles Taylor of wood plastic specialists Composite Prime discusses the rise of the composite decking trend and how it is helping to drive the timber industry forward Timber has long been considered one of the most environmentally friendly building materials... View Article

ERA launches Cloud-based HomeGuard Pro

ERA, one of the UK’s home security specialists, has launched the new HomeGuard Pro, the first of its kind, cloud-based alarm system to combine security with smart living. Cloud-based technology The Cloud takes away constraints that a localised alarm system... View Article

Timber windows – see the light

Jonathan Hey of Westbury Windows and Joinery offers some tips on getting your windows right and explains the benefits of choosing timber When building your own home, even with a big budget, every pound counts. Deciding where to spend your... View Article

Ideas for creating the perfect wet room

Lee Reed, product manager at bathroom and tile retailer Easy Bathrooms, offers some advice on designing a the perfect wet room, from initial considerations, to how the process works, and some design ideas. A wet room could be considered the... View Article

Prepare your home for Winter

In the UK, our Winter conditions adversely affect many homes, causing water pipes to expand and rupture in properties and ultimately causing irrevocable damage, as well as triggering what has been reported as the most common type of homeowner insurance... View Article

Don’t slip up with cladding

The construction industry has long recognised the benefits of brick cladding systems – Eurobrick’s Richard Haines outlines how they can benefit self- builds in particular Brick slip cladding can be a cost effective, quick and versatile solution for many self-build... View Article

Heat up your home with AmberDry Foil Mats

The AmberDry underfloor heating Foil Mat offers the perfect solution for keeping every house warm and cosy. With an aluminium dissipation layer for even heat, the simple to use AmberDry mats can be hidden under floors, banishing any space saving... View Article

A bathroom that works for everyone

Yvonne Orgill of the Bathroom Manufacturer’s Association offers some advice on designing a bathroom to meet the needs of all ages and abilities, without compromising on style Bathing is an integral part of life. Ensuring cleanliness and good health is... View Article
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