July 2017 has proven successful for merchants with Total Builders’ Merchant value sales to builders and contractors up 7.0% compared with last July.
When constructing a building nowadays, one of the first considerations are the foundations. Abbey Pynford looks at types of foundations used over the years.
Report from Le Mondial du Bâtiment Innovation Awards 2017 ceremony – gold award winners and latest construction trends in Europe.
At the latest Stelrad Radiator group Editors Event, Chris Harvey, Head Of Marketing gave a useful summary of UK Radiator Trends
Creating the right level of accessibility and an efficient flow through a building for staff and children is now a key priority for those working in the education sector; however, this must be balanced with the need to provide a safe learning environment. Architects and contractors must consider the need to install access control solutions to meet this requirement in today’s modern learning environment, argues David Hodgkiss, National Sales Manager of ASSA ABLOY Access Control, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions.
There is little more distinctive in a building than a glowing red roof made from classic clay tiles.
Barry Cracket, product designed at Brushtec, takes a closer look at what Brushtec did to achieve this and how you could too.
Nigel Cox, Managing Director Timbmet, BMBI’s Expert for Timber & Panel Products talks through the latest data from the Builders Merchant Building Index.
The future is technology, and it’s something that the majority of experts are passionately proclaiming. This even goes for accounting, which could very well hold its future in The Cloud. Backing this up is the fact that the amount of contractor accounting software is increasing at a pretty rapid rate – allowing those who are self-employed to record expenses, manage their books, and keep their account in order without the need for a physical accountant. It’s quite exciting, and here we plan to give you a little more information.
Are you fed up playing it safe with colour when it comes to home décor? The good news is, colour options in home décor are plentiful like never before.