SterlingOSB Zero PrimedPlus selected for cathedral contract

A Suffolk-based scaffolding and flat roofing specialist has chosen SterlingOSB Zero PrimedPlus from West Fraser for the hoardings around repair works at the St Edmundsbury Cathedral site in Bury St Edmunds. Pro-Flat Specialist Services serves clients across much of East Anglia in the domestic, commercial and specialised... View Article

Perfectly prepared with SterlingOSB Zero PrimedPlus

West Fraser has introduced a new ready-primed version of industry-leading SterlingOSB Zero board which has been created for, site security and hoardings, barriers/screening, temporary public walkways, and the boarding up of damaged buildings, signage, interior screening, shop fitting/retail, displays promotions,... View Article

New Marmox Fireboard offers ideal EWI and IWI substrate

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

12mm Magply boards ensure sustainable SIPS panel passes fire test

IPP Ltd.’s widely specified Magply Boards have been successfully employed by the Surrey based manufacturer of an innovative new Structural Insulated Panel – or Bio-SIP™ system – in order to achieve compliance with EN-1365-1 and demonstrate the environmentally produced solution... View Article

Wykamol launches ultra-thin ISO-THERM retrofit insulation

Wykamol has launched an innovative, patented textile-based thermal wall insulation which is ideal for creating dry and warm walls, primarily in retrofit situations, with the potential to save energy and protect properties from penetrating damp. ISO-THERM is an ultra-thin –... View Article

The quietest member of the West Fraser family

What is the best sound-reducing floorboard range on the market? CaberAcoustic from West Fraser is a highly versatile, effective and economical sound-reducing flooring solution. Reducing both impact and airborne transmitted sounds, it can be laid over concrete and timber floors... View Article

Triton Systems used in underpinning old Kent water mill

One of Triton Systems most experienced installers has employed a package of its waterproofing products, while carrying technically challenging improvements to the basement and substructure of a 19th century watermill in Kent. Archer Specialist Treatments was called in by the... View Article

New SFS Tightlapper® range simplifies cladding installation

Following extensive consultation with industry stakeholders, SFS has responded to the market by introducing its new Tightlapper® fastener range which offers specifiers and cladding specialists radically improved performance plus simplicity, in place of what can be confusing choices. Pivotal to... View Article

Bristol builder banking on West Fraser boards

A Bristol-based building company, active across a variety of sectors, relies on the performance and physical robustness of the panels manufactured by West Fraser Europe Limited for a wide range of applications. PPS Building Services Ltd was established in 2015... View Article

ARDEX returns to SPATEX 2024

ARDEX UK are once again exhibiting at SPATEX – the UK’s largest pool, spa and wellness show – which is taking place from 6th to 8th February at the Coventry Building Society Arena. At the heart of the pool and... View Article

Defending Schools from Vandalism and Damage

Following a merger of four local primary schools, the community of Port Glasgow, Scotland received a environmentally responsible education facility. With funding from Inverclyde Council, the school required a security solution that mitigated catastrophic vandalism, without creating a fortress. Charter... View Article

DITRA-HEAT goes the distance on under tile warmth

Product Manager for Schlüter®-Systems, Andrew Saxon, offers advice on best practice when planning and installing electric underfloor heating systems. Right back to Roman times, few things in the built environment can have delivered such a sense of comfort – and... View Article

Schlüter®-Systems launches customisable washbasin/vanity unit

Building on the success of its acclaimed KERDI-BOARD, Schlüter-Systems has launched the customisable, prefabricated KERDI-BOARD-W, enabling homeowners as well as architects and contractors to create a vanity unit quickly and cost-effectively. KERDI-BOARD-W, like the company’s durable and waterproof, extruded rigid-foam KERDI-BOARD, is immediately ready... View Article