Protecting our privacy when using smart home tech

Laura Crombie, guest presenter of The Real Homes Show says: Smart assistants like Google Assistant and Alexa record what you say after you wake them up and then keep your recordings on their server until you delete them.  You can put the devices on mute so they aren’t recording your voice, Continue reading

Create cost effective falls on a flat roof

Tapered insulation can be retrofitted as part of the waterproofing system during the refurbishment of a flat roof where drainage falls are insufficient.  A tapered scheme is quick to install as the insulation upgrade and falls are applied in a single operation. Bauder has a patent-pending tapered insulation system, with Continue reading

Bespoke mezzanine floors

Doity Engineering Ltd is a family-owned engineering and design company based in Rochdale. Established in 1956, our principle business is the design, manufacture and installation of our unique Revlok mezzanine floor system to all parts of the U.K. We also take on general fabrication and have a range of travel Continue reading

Its Time To Stay Cool At Work – with Snickers Workwear

Lightweight fabrics in the new Topwear range will compliment Snickers Workwear Stretch Garments perfectly this Summer. The warmer weather will bring a need for professional craftsmen and women to be cool and dry – to maintain wellbeing  and working efficiency on site. That’s why Snickers’ new Topwear for the summer uses Continue reading

The NEW 37.5® Technology – Climate Control Fleeces

These new styles from Snickers Workwear deliver AllroundWork warmth and cooling comfort. Not only will you stay warm with these new 37.5® Technology Fleeces, you’ll look and feel cool too. With styles for both professional tradesmen and women, they excel at ventilation and moisture transport to keep you working comfortably Continue reading

Stay safe at height with scaffolding awareness training

Tradesmen and other construction workers will soon be able to undertake a one-day scaffolding awareness course at a range of training centres across the country. The course is open to any workers who have cause to work on scaffolding – such as painters, bricklayers, electricians and plumbers – and those Continue reading

Approved Steelwork Connections

Almost every conceivable steel connection can be quickly achieved by using Lindapter’s CE Marked fixings. Engineers can specify Lindapter products in compliance with the CPR with the additional assurance that a product will perform as stated in its Declaration of Performance (DoP). Girder Clamp– Faster than welding or drilling Hollo-Bolt– Connect Continue reading

Croft Filters Ltd – Not just a Filter Specialists

Croft Filters Ltd have been supplying custom filtration solutions for over 30 years. Over this time Croft has supplied industries such as: Oil and Gas, Pharmaceutical, Aerospace, Waste Water and the Food and Beverage industry amongst others. Croft has developed a reputation for their quality, bespoke service through manufacturing a Continue reading

Tradespeople to the rescue at Christmas

A recent online poll has shone a light on the hardworking tradespeople across the UK who are making sure everybody has a happy Christmas. According to research by leading online supplier, IronmongeryDirect, almost half of those polled revealed that they had come to the rescue of customers who needed help Continue reading

Award-winning recycling bins changing modern spaces

Method’s beautiful bins ensure the waste management in your refurbishment helps you simply reach your sustainability goals. Designed to be out in the open, Method Recycling Stations are a creative and effective solution for your renovation. Launched in 2013 by New Zealand designers Steven and India Korner, Method has reimagined Continue reading