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LATEST BUILDING PRODUCT NEWS
British Gypsum launch Thistle UniFinish plaster for faster re-skimming over a wide range of backgrounds without the need for PVA or other pre-treatment on most refurbishment jobs - saving time and unnecessary mess.
Visitors to the 52nd annual Flooring Show will be able to attend a series of demos, seminars, competitions and installations from Sunday 21st to Tuesday 23rd September, when over 150 brands rom 14 countries exhibit their range of new and existing products.
Rural Energy will showcase 6 working Herz biomass boilers and combustion equipment plus offer expert advice and free case study seminar at the latest Nextgen renewables event at Stoneleigh Park.
Hush Mat 15 offers installers a reliable acoustic floor system ideal for use over plaster and resiliently fixed plasterboard ceilings, ensuring compliance to all UK Building Regulations and significantly reducing impact sounds in properties.
EQUE2’s Wes Simmons outlines the benefits of merging two companies in order to maximise efficiency and capitalise on two complementary asset bases, examining recent deals with construction industry giants such as Taylor Wimpey.
Wes Simmons of Eque2 examines why claims risk management is a crucial job for construction companies wanting to ensure long term success and profitability during a period when the industry still remains fragile.
Adding to its range of VortX drainage products, Saint-Gobain PAM UK launch a range of complete cast iron shower drain kits. Supplied boxed, each kit features a VortX shower drain body, bottle trap and stainless steel grating, which is available in a standard finish, or can be polished to order.
Saracen Interiors wins an AIS (Association of Interior Specialists) gold award for its refurbishment of Royalty House, the old Hertfordshire Primary Care Trust building in Watford that completed last year on behalf of Aspect Property Group. The high quality of the interior fit increased the value of the space at Royalty House and the efficiency of the building with a reduction in energy costs of up to 50 per cent.
The new Aperio L100 lock is designed to provide maximum security protection and resistance against burglary and extreme temperatures down to 65 degrees Celsius, without the need for any wires.
Life safety equipment including fire alarm control panels, disabled refuge systems, power supplies and voice alarms will be exhibiting at Germany’s Security Essen show, which takes place from Tuesday 23rd September to Friday 26th September.
Video of the Week
The Sadolin Superdec provides up to eight years protection for wood products and has received high praised from Gary Davies of Lyme Bay Cabins, who uses the self primer on a range of cabins that the company supplies.
Claire Johnson, Managing Director of SJD Accountancy, assesses how a growing number of builders are at risk of cashflow problems, advising professionals on how to keep on top of taxes and avoid losing their gross payment status.
Swish Building Products has supplied its white PVC-U flat boards for a project involving the restoration of three regimental badges carved into the Fovant Down in Wiltshire during the First World War on a 30 degree slope.