Firestone’s EPDM roofing membrane is in fashion with Matalan

Firestone Building Products’ RubberGard™ EPDM single ply roofing membrane is set to ensure fashion fans enjoy a dry and comfortable shopping environment after a roof refurbishment at Matalan’s Killingworth Centre store in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. The store’s original plastic roofing membrane had... View Article

CCL Wetrooms launch the new Linear Screed Dec, an easy to install wetroom gradient for use on Solid Screeded Wetroom Floors with HBL-50 Levelling Compound. The New System provides a Complete Floor Build up Solution for Solid Floors

CCL Wetrooms, the UK’s leading wetroom specialist, have launched a new pre-formed tapered board, to effortlessly create a consistent gradient on a solid floor. The Linear Screed Dec has been designed for use in combination with the shallow Linear Screed... View Article

Stertil dock products launches coloured dock shelters

Following successful use throughout mainland Europe, Stertil Dock Products now offers bespoke coloured curtains for its range of dock shelters to customers in the UK. The Stertil range of dock shelters is used extensively to support loading and unloading operations... View Article

Technal specified for University health care building

The University of Lincoln has invested £19m in the construction of the Sarah Swift Building, which is now home to the Schools of Health and Social Care and Psychology. Working with BAM Construction North East and Glasshus, Technal supplied its... View Article

Colour your thinking with Crown’s new Fastflow guide  

For a straightforward and easy guide to quick drying water-based paint solutions, leading paint manufacturer Crown has it covered thanks to the launch of a new product guide for its innovative Fastflow range. The new literature provides specifiers with a... View Article

Osmo revives aged wood with highly effective power gel

Osmo UK, the eco-friendly wood and finishes expert, brings tired looking and aged wood back to life with its powerful cleaning agent, Osmo Wood Reviver Power Gel. This product has been especially developed to restore exterior wood, including wooden decking,... View Article

Classic design with a modern twist

Kährs have introduced a new timeless ‘French Pattern’ hard flooring design, in two luxurious tones, to their range of sustainable wood floors. The classic design features a modern twist – an engineered plank format which improves install time and efficiency... View Article

With great height, comes great responsibility

ROCKWOOL RAINSCREEN DUO SLAB® has been installed on a new high rise building in Manchester to provide a fire safety solution that also delivers reliable thermal performance and superior acoustics. In March 2016, construction began on a new high rise... View Article

Through the looking glass

A key trend in external and internal architecture is towards glass balustrades. While the aesthetics are unarguably very appealing, there are a number of considerations for specifiers to be aware of. Simon Boocock, Managing Director of CRL takes a look.... View Article

Crittall windows feature in latest RIBA awards

A showpiece re-use of a former London retail store in which new Crittall windows and doors are a key feature has won two major architectural awards. The Department Store in Brixton now serves as the magnificent headquarters of architects Squire... View Article

Getting compliance in basement projects

The UK continues to experience a boom in residential and commercial basement construction, with land in limited supply. Nik Ullfors of Visqueen looks at how to waterproof correctly to ensure compliance with the latest regulations Any discussion of living in... View Article

CaberShieldPlus from Norbord enables speedy building

Norbord’s flooring product, CaberShieldPlus, is being used by Sylva Design & Build Solutions at Graven Hill, Bicester where they are creating new affordable homes.  Sylva Design & Build Solutions, who offer low-risk sustainable turnkey home solutions, used CaberShieldPlus on their... View Article