19 May 2015

New double shiplap board added to Fortex cladding range

Fortex Pro features an increased width of 333mm and thickness of 9mm creating a stronger board through improved profile design. It also offers greater coverage at 1.665sqmt per board, with a quick and easy calculation for specification purposes. The new product uses advanced skin technology resulting in superior colourfastness and long-term weatherability. Homes in Norfolk[…]

  • 19 May 2015

12 May 2015

Breather membrane offers discreet protection against UV damage

A period coach house, which accommodates a growing family, has benefited from the construction of a two-storey extension. Located in Long Ashton, Bristol, the property’s new structure was erected as part of a self-build project. To ensure the aesthetics of the new build were sympathetic to its surroundings, a Western Red Cedar cladding system was[…]

  • 12 May 2015

11 May 2015

High Pressure Laminate selected for East End Homes HQ

616 Walnut Sabec finish creates a warm, executive feel Fabricated by Decra – a specialist in washroom and cubicle manufacturing – the 616 Walnut Sabec finish was selected to create a warm and executive feel for the luxury washrooms. Manufactured in 0.9mm thickness and in large 3050mm x 1300mm sheet sizes, the Legni and Legni[…]

  • 11 May 2015

08 May 2015

New London interiors showroom for CE Solutions movable walls

CE Solutions at THE VAULT To meet a growing demand for its products and services, CE Solutions has expanded into a new headquarters in Worcester plus added a southern regional office in Surrey and a new showroom in central London. This new showroom, re-named THE VAULT, is London’s latest Interiors specialist showroom, right in the[…]

  • 08 May 2015

01 May 2015

Timber cladding used in boutique wet room

Choosing timber for its “tactile, warm and inviting” aesthetic, Alistair turned to Silva Timber having previously used its wood finish and fasteners on a previous project. No.2 Clear & Better is the second highest grade of Western Red Cedar that Silva Timber supply, Clear Vertical Grain Heart being the highest. Western Red Cedar The Western[…]

  • 01 May 2015

01 May 2015

Movable walls & partitions offer acoustically sound flexible space

Flexible use of space CE Solutions offer a total service from design through to manufacture, installation and on-going maintenance. They can advise on new and innovative design ideas as well as all standard requirements and layouts, providing a wide range of products in various finishes including fully customised options. To meet a growing demand for[…]

  • 01 May 2015

29 April 2015

Siberian Larch Cladding chosen for observatory

Home Farm Observatories used the sustainable, old-growth timber due to its impressive performance characteristics. Siberian Larch’s popularity lies in the fact that it is aesthetically beautiful, naturally durable and long lasting. Living in an ideal location to better observe celestial events, Nick Tanton contacted Home Farm Observatories wanting to take advantage of the elevated obvserving[…]

  • 29 April 2015

29 April 2015

Creating 3D building envelopes with new façade system

Schueco is constantly working to develop its system façades into three-dimensional geometric building envelopes. With its new Parametric Façade System, it is able to offer architects a higher level of design freedom. Designed to make the bespoke mass production of free-foam façades affordable for all, the system allows architects to design geometrically complicated system solutions[…]

  • 29 April 2015

28 April 2015

Damp treatment system achieves BBA certification

The damp treatment system, designed by Safeguard, aims to condense the process of treatment for rising damp, re-plaster and re-decoration to 24 hours. The BBA issued its Agrément Certificate to Dryzone Express Replastering System for use on existing internal walls, to act as a barrier against salt and moisture transfer follwing the insertion of a[…]

  • 28 April 2015

22 April 2015

Sustainable heating system for the industrial and commercial market

With climate change an increasing concern, we are using renewable energy sources, such as the sun and the wind, to heat our buildings. Unfortunately, many renewable technologies are unsuitable for the large steel clad structures which are used for diverse buildings, such as leisure centres, factories and retail outlets. Sustainable living can also come at[…]

  • 22 April 2015