02 July 2015

Roof design software & prefabricated single ply assist in value engineering

By looking beyond ‘up front’ material costs, contractors could save themselves from being left exposed with a reduced profit potential. There are many factors that contribute to the cost of the job – including how much labour is involved – and if they are not considered, they can cause dispute when specifications are changed to[…]

  • 02 July 2015

02 July 2015

Roof design software and prefabricated single ply assist in value engineering

By looking beyond ‘up front’ material costs, contractors could save themselves from being left exposed with a reduced profit potential. There are many factors that contribute to the cost of the job – including how much labour is involved – and if they are not considered, they can cause dispute when specifications are changed to[…]

  • 02 July 2015

02 July 2015

Prater appointed for London’s Selfridges roof refurbishment

The Selfridge’s on Oxford Street is one of many high profile projects that Prater have worked on in the capital. The £800,000 refurbishment will see the north and south areas of the roof renovated, featuring a built-up single plyroofing systems incorporating a perforated Tata Roofdeck D200 with mineral fibre acoustic batts. A support structure will[…]

  • 02 July 2015

01 July 2015

Leyland Trade announces television sponsorship with ITV4

Programme introductions for Leyland will appear across the channel’s daytime schedule for the next two months – and will be supported with a dedicated social media campaign. Programme introductions for Leyland will appear across the channel’s daytime schedule. The campaign will highlight its diverse product range and give customers the opportunity to win a variety[…]

  • 01 July 2015

30 June 2015

Roofing products donated to fire-damaged dog rescue home

The fire started in Dawsmere Kennels’ reception area; it tragically resulted in the loss of three rescue dogs. Thanks to Icopal’s generous roofing products donation, Dawsmere Kennels is one step closer to getting back on its feet Since the devastation, local businesses and customers have joined together to help the charity re-build the damaged area.[…]

  • 30 June 2015

30 June 2015

Bauder specified for Hackney residence waterproofing solution

Bauder was specified for the project to improve the aesthetics and functionality of the podium deck, whilst also ensuring the building was watertight. The client’s main priority for the podium deck was for it to be free draining so that there was no standing water. After exploring various waterproofing solutions, Bauder’s cold liquid applied systems[…]

  • 30 June 2015

30 June 2015

Reynaers CS 86 aluminium doors and window system upgraded

A modification to CS 86 now allows for the exterior installation of glazing panels, thus avoiding the need to transport glass through buildings. The development also allows the use of larger and heavier glazed panels, including triple glazing up to 500kg. A modification to CS 86 allows glazing panels to be installed on the outside.[…]

  • 30 June 2015

30 June 2015

Knauf products specified for Wienerberger e4 brick house concept

The first Wienerberger e4 brick house was recently launched at BRE’s Innovation Park. The e4 brick house concept:   Aims to create an archetype for future UK housing Developed in conjunction with ARUP to address need for affordable, sustainable homes Based on four fundamental principles of economy, energy, environment and emotion Provides homeowners with flexibility[…]

  • 30 June 2015

29 June 2015

Stormshield range protects Belfast residence from the elements

The house had cracks emerging in the exterior paintwork as a result of the inadequate water-based product originally applied, leaving the building materials vulnerable to damage and decay. The house had cracks emerging in the paintwork which left the building vulnerable to decay. The Stormshield range Rainbow Decorators used Johnstone’s Alkali Resisting Primer to prevent[…]

  • 29 June 2015

26 June 2015

Crown Trade offers authentic shades with modern appeal

Stretching back hundreds of years, the collection features the major design movements of Palladian and Neo-Classical, Regency, Arts & Crafts, Gothic Revival, Victorian Eclectic, Art Deco and post-war ’50’s Sketchbook’. The collection enables specifiers to introduce shades that are personal to the design of a historic building. The Historic Colour Collection features 120 colours within[…]

  • 26 June 2015