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When does cost outweigh conservation?

Paul Trace of Stella Rooflight discusses the importance of maintaining the historical integrity of buildings during an economic downturn. It’s hard to imagine a tougher economic climate. Having emerged from... View Article

Breaking the rules

Julia Kendell, interior designer for the Homebuilding & Renovating Show, offers her tips on which kitchen design rules can be broken. First of all, ignore the kitchen work triangle ‘rule’. This... View Article

Goodbye grey – hello navy and black

Colourtrend reveals the darker hues as the most sought-after shades for paint, according to recent searches Shades of grey have been spotted everywhere in interiors over the last few years,... View Article

Looking into timber

Richard Dollar from The Sash Window Workshop discusses what self-builders should consider when choosing wooden framed windows for their home, in order to ensure that the windows not only look... View Article

Laying out the options

With flooring being the first thing you feel underfoot every morning, it’s important to consider all factors when specifying a floor that works within your home. Here, leading suppliers Quick-Step... View Article

Seeing the light of day

Choosing the most suitable rooflight for your build can be anything but straightforward, with a variety of important aspects to consider including shape, size, and the materials it’s made from.... View Article
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Product & Supplier News

Lighter, brighter homes

Glass balustrades are one of the fastest-growing glazing products in Europe and F.H. Brundle have the widest range of innovative, stylish and installer-friendly, handrailing and balustrade ranges available. Homeowners, architects... View Article

Now available! Easy9 Multirow and AFDD

Schneider Electric has just launched AFDD and Multirow solutions for our Easy9 range. The fully compliant BS 7671 unit offers flexibility in device configurations, is suitable for AFDD installations, and... View Article

Norcros Rock-Tite is a hit with landscapers!

Norcros Rock-Tite Exterior Porcelain & Stone System was developed specifically to appeal to landscape designers, tilers and DIYers who want an easy-to-use system for installing the increasingly popular 20mm porcelain... View Article

Holdsworth Windows joins the Steel Window Association

Shipston-on-Stour-based Holdsworth Windows has joined the Steel Window Association (SWA). Holdsworth Windows offers customers the complete solution when it comes to steel windows and doors – site survey, design, manufacture, repairs, refurbishment, installation,... View Article

Are Wet Rooms Back In Fashion?

A wet room may convey images of an old person’s bathroom, complete with safety handrails and a seat in the shower. But more recently wet rooms have been making a... View Article
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