28 May 2015

Rapid response for IKO mastic asphalt hot charge tankers & luggers

IKO’s new 24h lugger rapid response vehicle How the IKO rapid response lugger service works Once a tanker containing mastic asphalt and luggers have been delivered to site, the luggers are then available separately for contractors to hire from IKO for their roofing, car park or highways projects. As many jobs are scheduled overnight, the[…]

  • 28 May 2015

  • 27 May 2015

27 May 2015

New Classic Select range of woodstains for exteriors

The Classic Select range is designed to allow the natural grain of the wood to show through, making it ideal for use on exterior wood, to protect large external areas such as cladding and fascia. The Classic Select range is ideal for exterior wood such as cladding and fascia. The product is available in four[…]

  • 27 May 2015

27 May 2015

Flame-retardant paint ensures safety in housing development

Crown Trade transformed Coast and Country Housing’s complex – consisting of 38 one-bedroom flats – using a calming and muted colour pallet of its flame-retardant Timonox paints. The new stairwell of Raithwaite House following a makeover with Crown Trade’s Timonox Flame Retardant paint. Colour specialist Jemma Saunders from Crown Paints worked with the tenants to[…]

  • 27 May 2015

27 May 2015

‘Invisible’ doorsets blend into wall construction

The frames are supplied in pre-cut lengths with mitred corners, ensuring the product is easy to store, move around on site and install. Novista Riser doorsets blend into the wall construction. The door frame can be installed within a block or dry-lined wall that is either skimmed or tape and jointed. Once installation is complete,[…]

  • 27 May 2015

22 May 2015

Wood veneer and back-painted glass used to transform office space

The new offices at Two Pancras Square are spread over nine floors. Designed by Allies and Morrison, the building offers views across England’s capital city from its roof terraces. Washroom Washroom combined real wood veneer with back-painted glass to create a unique space for the contemporary offices Craftsmanship from Washroom Washroom The building’s washrooms are[…]

  • 22 May 2015

22 May 2015

New luxury sheet vinyl flooring range from Polyflor

The wood collection features a variety of wood species and layouts, including three classic parquet designs. The Designatex wood collection includes three classic parquet designs The Designatex stone range includes limestone, slate and paving effect designs in three layouts: slim tiles, random tile placement and varied tile widths. The designs have been developed to create[…]

  • 22 May 2015

22 May 2015

FLIR thermal imaging for damp proofing solutions

Thermal imaging factors-in hidden features and defects that have a bearing on the damp problem; these can easily be seen on a thermal image through difference in heat transfer and heat retention. Learning this information can prevent unnecessary, destructive testing. Under the recommendation of Stuart Holland of Thermographic Consultancy Limited (TCL), Brick Tie Preservation specified[…]

  • 22 May 2015

21 May 2015

External waterproofing membrane to be showcased at Vision

The Newton 403 HydroBond combines mechanical bonding, self-healing capability, easy application, and flexibility in order to provide an external waterproofing barrier for use on any below ground or earth-retained structure. Vision will take place at the Olympia, London on 2-3 June. The product has already been trialled and applied across Europe, with approximately 10,000m2 installed[…]

  • 21 May 2015

20 May 2015

Data loggers for assessing temperature and relative humidity

Calor Gas is the largest UK supplier of bottled and bulk liquid petroleum gas (LPG), primarily supplying domestic and off-grid customers. Gemini’s Tinytag data loggers can help maintain environmental conditions in the workplace. Its head office accommodates approximately 250 staff, and uses temperature and relative humidity loggers to ensure that the correct environmental conditions are[…]

  • 20 May 2015