Re-think, Re-purpose, Relax

“If you’re embarking on a house renovation project, this is an exciting opportunity to make your home truly suited to your lifestyle and tastes,” says Jo, partner of Mae House Design and renovation and interiors expert for the London Homebuilding & Renovating Show (4-6 October, ExCeL, London). “I always recommend that you spend Continue reading

Intratone returns to CIH with key focus on tenant security

Intratone will demonstrate how its access control solutions give tenants greater control of their security at the Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) Conference and Exhibition at Manchester Central from 25th to 27th June. The access control specialist will have a new-look stand at the exhibition that will reflect its fresh and modern branding Continue reading

Selco launches branch refurbishment programme

Selco Builders Warehouse has continued its substantial recent investment by launching a £10 million programme to modernise part of its branch network. The leading nationwide builders’ merchant has begun refurbishments of some of its longest standing branches across Birmingham, Reading and London. The branches in Tyseley, Croydon and Reading have Continue reading

A beautiful solution for a problem floor

A badly laid latex floor was transformed into a polished concrete surface by The Preparation Group’s contracting division PPC. The floor, for an office in Portsmouth, had previously undergone a number of changes, starting out as polished concrete which had been carpeted over, followed by the subsequent carpet removal and Continue reading

Rhodar provides tech donation for Yorkshire primary school

Leeds-based Rhodar, a leading specialist enabling works provider of asbestos removal, demolition and remediation services, has donated 12 tablets to Farfield Primary School in Bradford to support its students across all key stage development areas. The tablets were fully refurbished by Rhodar’s IT specialists and will be used to support Continue reading

FIREX International announces 2019 seminar programme

FIREX International returns to ExCeL London on 18-20 June 2019 with a packed agenda of timely, informative and entertaining seminars, presentations, case studies and educational sessions. Hosted in the dedicated Expertise and Guidance Theatre, this comprehensive programme is rich with sessions covering tall building safety, passive fire protection, case studies, Continue reading

The first principles of extension planning

Property extensions are one of the most common structural improvements undertaken by homeowners, increasing floor space and adding value. To put it into perspective, in 2018, insurer Hiscox identified a significant increase in the trend for ‘improving not moving’ over the last decade. Whether extending to the side, rear or Continue reading

The Flower Bowl Wins Again for Sika Liquid Plastics

Sika Liquid Plastics is celebrating the continuing success of one of its stand-out projects of 2018 after The Flower Bowl won the Green Roof category in the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) Awards. Roofing contractor, W Hughes & Son installed Sika Liquid Plastics’ Decothane Root-Resistant system and Decotherm insulation Continue reading