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Domus Ventilation achieves full system management certification

Domus Ventilation has announced it has been awarded a full suite of quality, environmental, management and health & safety systems certification, courtesy of the BSI.  The Polypipe Group’s ventilation division, of which Domus Ventilation is part of, is the first to achieve this within the domestic ventilation sector and clearly …

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Freefoam are working their Grey back to you

Freefoam has added Square and Ogee gutter in the popular Anthracite Grey colour option, to help their customers gain market share in a growing sector. Designed to complement the existing Round and Deep gutter systems and manufactured to Ral No. 2016 the ranges offer an exact match to door and …

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Latest edition of ‘The Complete Häfele: Architectural Hardware’

 Furniture fittings and architectural hardware specialist Häfele has launched the latest edition of its comprehensive reference guide, The Complete Häfele: Architectural Hardware.  The guide showcases the company’s extensive portfolio of architectural hardware products. These include solutions that have been designed and manufactured by Häfele in-house, as well as the latest …

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Marley introduces new colour to popular Edgemere slate range

Following significant increase in demand for cost-effective alternatives to natural slate, Marley has further enhanced its slate offering by introducing a fourth colour to the popular Edgemere range.  The new Anthracite colour has been developed to provide a closer aesthetic match to natural slate and offers an affordable way to …

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Yale hunts for ultimate breakfast

Security specialist Yale is launching a competition to find the nation’s favourite breakfast. The home security specialist will be asking tradespeople across the UK to submit photos of their favourite breakfast via social media from 25th Feb to the 22nd March. The best entries across four categories (Sweet- Heart, Protein …

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Yale smart lock meets the new Kitemark standard

The Conexis® L1 from security specialist Yale is the smart lock to adhere to the new TS621:2018 standard, created by the Door and Hardware Federation. The standard has now been adopted as the recognised standard for smart locks by the British Standard Institute (BSI), and has received Kitemark status, following …

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2019 “Toughest Trade” competition so far

You may have seen that Swarfega are calling out to all the trades, once again on the hunt for those who can claim the toughest job. The 2018 title was handed to Russell Ennis, representing plasterers with his mammoth task of plastering a huge vaulted ceiling. Swarfega are on the …

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Wienerberger bricks create impressive façades

Facing bricks from Wienerberger, leading supplier of wall, roof and landscaping innovations, were used to create beautiful façades on the award-winning Storey’s Field Community Centre and Nursery project in Cambridge’s new Eddington development. A joint venture by the University of Cambridge and Cambridge City Council, Storey’s Field offers Eddington residents …

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New Van Vault Range is the First to achieve Police Standard

As part of its drive to tackle tool theft crime, Van Vault, the originators of in-vehicle secure storage, has launched a market leading new product range for 2019. The launch follows 18 months of development work and features eight new products offering advanced protection, including the traditional box style containers …

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Choosing the right grout for your job

Choosing the right grout for your tiling project is as important as selecting the tile itself and if overlooked, it can mean your tiling doesn’t look how you imagined. Selecting your grout When selecting your tile grout, it’s not only “good looks” that matter – it’s also substance.  Grouts need …

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