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Replacing windows in heritage and listed buildings

By Andrew Madge, Managing Director of Gowercroft Joinery. Finding appropriate replacements for old and degraded single-glazed windows in heritage and listed properties can be a challenge, particularly when trying to combine building conservation requirements with the modern desire for a comfortable and energy-efficient living environment. When the original wooden window Continue reading

1966 Bungalow – refurbished and sustainably weather-proofed

“Warmth, weather-resistance and sustainability were our top priorities when we decided to refurbish our 20th century bungalow at Houlston Manor,” says Bob Griffiths, Shropshire farmer. Following several years of unusually wet winters, Houlston Manor’s 1966 built, brick and tile bungalow had begun to show significant cracking of its external walls. Continue reading

Luxury property developer Belrun Ltd launches new flagship facility in London

Leading independent retailer Nest completes 400K interior design fit-out Leading national design destination Nest has completed on a 400k contract with Luxury property developer Belrun Ltd (subsidiary of Como Holdings) which saw the business provide furniture & lighting for the flagship Monarch House development in London. Situated in the prestigious neighbourhood of Kensington, the serviced Continue reading

Snickers Workwear New ALLroundWork Jackets and Gilets

NEW Winter Jackets and Gilets – insulated and water-resistant. These new ALLroundWork Jackets and Gilets are just what the name suggests – delivering a great all-round performance on site with a Ripstop water-resistant outer fabric and a coated inner fabric for extra durability. They’re wind-resistant too and all have the Continue reading

Howarth donate materials to DIY-SOS Corby project

The Corby branch of Howarth Timber & Building Supplies has donated a large amount of materials to a deserving local family to support the BBC’s flagship renovation show, ‘DIY SOS: The Big Build’. 16-year-old Jordan Hutchinson and his family from Corby, Northamptonshire will be the focus of the episode after Continue reading

Alarm fatigue in the UAE

Experts have frequently warned of a ‘cry wolf’ attitude towards fire alarms in the UAE, and with one out of three GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) residents who ignore fire alarms coming from the UAE, is the country suffering from alarm fatigue? Every false fire alarm is costly and disruptive; an Continue reading

The 2020 bathroom trends to look out for

With 2019 dominated by industrial yet minimalist designs, 2020 is set to be an exciting year when it comes to interior bathroom trends. Simon Cornelius, Head of Marketing at Methven UK, discusses the emerging bathroom designs set to take 2020 by storm. Moody tones are set to take over, with Continue reading

Apadmi sign lease on new Salford Quays penthouse office

The UK’s leading mobile agency Apadmi celebrates ten years of growth by signing an 11-year lease of the penthouse office space in the recently refurbished Anchorage. The Manchester-based agency has exchanged contracts with Canmoor and is already moving ahead with a stunning re-fit to turn the 12,500 sq ft floor Continue reading

Permaroof celebrates its most successful year to date

PERMAROOF, the UK’s leading importer and distributor of Firestone RubberCover, is celebrating its most successful year to date with 24,000 orders completed; the highest figure in its 19-year history.   The significant milestone follows four consecutive record sales months and a raft of exciting investments. The company added 22,000 sq Continue reading