W40 steel profiles an ideal match for modern living

The versatile W40 window profiles, specifically developed by the Steel Window Association (SWA) for its members, are a stylish and modern solution that suit both new-build and refurbishment applications. While the classic W20 section continues to be preferred by conservationists and many... View Article

New Marmox Fireboard offers ideal EWI and IWI substrate

Building on the broad benefits of its widely specified Multiboard, insulation manufacturer Marmox has introduced the highly versatile Fireboard into its range for both internal and external wall insulation (IWI/EWI) applications. The Marmox Stone Wool based product shares the unique... View Article

How can early engagement help to improve fire safety performance?

Neil Kirwin, Southern Specification Manager at SFS, discusses why engaging with building product manufactures can help to improve fire safety performance. Earlier engagement in technical design with building product manufacturers certainly helps to reduce the complexity of dealing with fire... View Article

Yeoman Shield highlighting dementia-friendly wards

Wall & Door Protection Specialists, Yeoman Shield recently collaborated with a Yorkshire hospital to provide Door Protection for a ward refurbishment that would be in line with the dementia-friendly environment brief. The work required the doors along the ward corridor... View Article

Engineered in the UK to shape a sustainable tomorrow

With the market being flooded with cheap imports, an increasing number of architects are opting to bolster the UK economy by specifying domestically-produced products and brands. West Fraser has been a respected and trusted provider of OSB, particleboard, and MDF... View Article

Live online spiral and helical staircase CPD

LISTEN HERE With over 30 years’ experience in the design, manufacture and installation of spiral, helical and cantilever staircases, Spiral UK’s expertise is well placed to offer bespoke staircase CPD.    Sessions are normally 30-40 minutes depending on questions and... View Article

CaberFloor performance cuts it for Cotswolds carpenter

A specialist carpenter, who works across much of the Cotswolds carrying out new-build and refurbishment work, has been making use of CaberFloor P5 and other panel products from the West Fraser range throughout his career. Paul Doherty, who trades as Doherty Carpentry,... View Article

Keller sponsors BKNC’s charity golf day

Keller Kitchens was proud to sponsor the recent BKNC charity golf day at Owestry Golf Club, where former Ryder Cup star and Major winner, Ian Woosnam, started his golf career. The annual golf day was in aid of Prostate Cancer UK, a charity which was chosen after a member of... View Article

Wraptite® airtightness for new self-build house

A new self-build house in County Monaghan, Ireland, has been built incorporating the high-performing Wraptite air-barrier from the A. Proctor Group. The project, designed by McGuigan Architects, Monaghan, consists of a 250m2 detached private residence developed by Mark Skinnader. The... View Article

Imaginative and integrated interior design, Vicaima makes it real!

LISTEN HERE Vicaima, as one of the leading European exponents of contemporary joinery solutions, including interiors doors, doorsets, wall panels and associated furniture products, have just introduced a new brand for professionals called Infinity. Combining their extensive experience within this... View Article

Construction industry updates from SFS’s podcasts

SFS UK, the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of carbon and stainless-steel fastening solutions for roofing, cladding and façade systems, has been offering support and advice to specifiers within the construction industry for more than 120 years. Today, this support includes... View Article