03 October 2014

External wall insulation receives BBA Certification

BBA Certificate (Cert No. Swistherm (00/3766 PS3) for Swistherm External Wall Insulation System with Grey EPS insulation BBA Certificate choice of lightweight Silkolitt Silicone Render or Alumasc Acrylic Brick Slip finishes available in a wide choice of colour options can be used singularly or in combination Benefits of Swistherm Grey EPS External Wall Insulation include: meets the highest levels for impact[…]

  • 03 October 2014

30 September 2014

Timber doors from Ahmarra selected for Surrey country mansion project

Classic panel door designs with a black, satin finish were selected from Ahmarra’s Artisan Panel Door range by Octagon Developments Ltd to complement the surrounding architecture. The home is set in two acres of landscaped south facing grounds and features six reception rooms, staff accommodation, underground garaging, an indoor and outdoor pool and an all[…]

  • 30 September 2014

30 September 2014

Composite panels, flashings and gutters supplied to testing specialists

The building materials supplier delivered in excess of 5,600 square metres of AS35 100mm composite panels in goosewing grey and ocean blue colours and 100 square metres of triple skin rooflights. TIS also utilised approximately 2,300 linear metres of flashings, including ridge, barge and trimline gutters, alongside 112 linear metres of zed purlins which were[…]

  • 30 September 2014

30 September 2014

Composite panels, flashings & gutters supplied to testing specialists

The building materials supplier delivered in excess of 5,600 square metres of AS35 100mm composite panels in goosewing grey and ocean blue colours and 100 square metres of triple skin rooflights. TIS also utilised approximately 2,300 linear metres of flashings, including ridge, barge and trimline gutters, alongside 112 linear metres of zed purlins which were[…]

  • 30 September 2014

29 September 2014

Slates, cladding, render and weatherboards exhibiting at rci Show

Five variations of fibre cement will be on display, including Jutland, Zeeland, Westerland, Moorland and Diamond, designed to allow roofing contractors to achieve a natural slate appearance at a reduced price. The Cembrit range of natural slate includes Glendyne, Duquesa, Contessa, Alpina and Montleon, all offering a sustainable product that can withstand bad weather conditions.[…]

  • 29 September 2014

29 September 2014

Paint specification CPD gains RIBA approval

The CPD delves further into three key subjects – the extraction of raw materials, the manufacturing process and its performance when in use, with special focus on how correct paint specification can impact the sustainability of a project. The widespread use of environmental rating systems such as BREEAM, Ska and LEED, the launch of the[…]

  • 29 September 2014

29 September 2014

Cladding System from Swish nominated for Build It award

Set to take place at the Hilton Hotel on 23rd October, Swift has been shortlisted for the Best Cladding System or Product award with its low maintenance PVC Cladding System which offers a mould, rot and crack free alternative to timber. The system can be fitted horizontally, herring-bone or diagonal or used vertically, is designed[…]

  • 29 September 2014

25 September 2014

Inverter and Generator systems provide unlimited power during outages

Weekly power cuts and frequent bad weather was the cause of regular damp problems and damage in the basement of the house, with a previous waterproofing system being inadequately installed and leaving the property unable to cope with the high volumes of water during the power outage. The Victron Quattro Inverter was specified in order[…]

  • 25 September 2014

25 September 2014

Joist treatment ideal for application during construction of floating floors

Offering an economical alternative to composite flooring without significantly affecting product performance, the integral hardboard slats produce a firm, smooth surface to support a variety of chipboard, OSB or plywood T&G flooring boards. Ideal for use over timber joists in new build and refurbishment projects, Hush-Felt 25 produces excellent results when used as past of[…]

  • 25 September 2014

24 September 2014

Vinyl Matt conceals uneven areas and produces lower sheen level

The redecoration work was carried out after Kate’s Cottage won a makeover prize through a competition run by letting agency, cottages4you, with Dulux Trade Select Decorator, Iain Scott, working alongside interior designer, Gabrielle Blackman, to provide advice on the colour scheme. Shades of Welsh Flint were chosen for the double bedroom and living room, whilst[…]

  • 24 September 2014