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DOORS & WINDOWS VEKA: The Vertical Slider Window System from VEKA has been used exclusively in the re-glazing of a large social housing development in West London's Notting Hill.

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Builder wins brand new pick-up truck in Toolstation’s Winter Bonanza prize draw (8th May 2015) A builder from Stoke-on-Trent has won a brand new Ford Ranger pick-up truck worth £29,599 in Toolstation’s Winter Bonanza prize draw. Tim Bedson, a general builder and joiner, scooped the top prize in the annual prize draw and received the keys to his new truck at the Stoke-on-Trent Toolstation branch. Toolstation’s Winter Bonanza prize draw received over 150,000 entries and awarded over 150 prizes. Other lucky winners got their hands on some of Toolstation’s most popular products, including a Milwaukee 6 pack power tool kit, Draper kits, Makita drills and torches by Nightsearcher and LED Lenser. Top prize winner Tim Bedson, who initially started out as structural steel engineer before turning his hand to property maintenance, plastering, plumbing, general joinery and building,

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water ends up. As the full fill insulation cannot absorb water, one must consider to what extent accumulating water will be displaced and rise to a greater extent as a result? Could it bridge the DPC level? Is the cavity bottomed-out with concrete? Does the surrounding ground drain well (clay?) Is the structure surrounded with hard surfaces? The severe 2013/2014 winter weather overwhelmed many cavity walls. Rains saturated external skins and then continued without interruption causing water to gravitate extensively and reservoir at the base of external walls. Cavity Trays of Yeovil has a range of DPC cavitray solutions to guard against such

occurrences and a range of caviweeps to evacuate water out of the wall. Wherever an impervious medium fills a cavity, the usual water accommodation area is reduced compared with an unrestricted open cavity. An appropriate cavitray can protect the building, permit it to drain, and allow the cavity insulation to perform as intended. Cavity Trays Limited Administration Centre Boundary Avenue Lufton Trading Estate Yeovil, Somerset BA22 8HA 01935 474769 www.cavitytrays.co.uk

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Bonus bonanza launched at Crown Decorating Centres June could see decorators celebrating summer by beginning to build up a hefty bonus with Crown Decorating Centres. Back by popular demand at the network of 130 stores across the UK is the unique Bonus Builder scheme which gives decorators the chance to earn brilliant rewards. Quite simply, the more you spend on an account at your local Crown Decorating Centre, the bigger the bonus. Decorators can earn up to 10 per cent on their spending growth between June 1st and November 30th, 2015 which can be taken as either credit for their account or take the bonus in high street vouchers. Available at each store in the network of more than 130 Crown Decorating Centres in the UK and Northern Ireland, the scheme is open to existing cash or credit accountholders as well as painters and decorators who open a new in-store account. Paula Taylor, Marketing Manager at Crown Decorating Centres, said: “Bonus Builder is a great scheme for account-holders to earn rewards for their business or themselves. “We have several levels of reward and we’re urging people to come into their local store

to find out more about the benefits. “When Bonus Builder ends in November, the amount earned back will be given either as credit to the account so you can save on any goods bought in store, or can be taken in One4All card vouchers which can be spent at over 21,000 stores across the UK. “We have introduced several ‘spending levels’ to help customers start earning rewards sooner and if they increase their spending enough traders will be able to move up a level and earn a higher reward percentage.” For more information about Bonus Builder, please visit your local Crown Decorating Centre. To have details of your nearest Crown Decorating Centre sent straight to your mobile, text ‘CROWN’ to 83332. Texts cost one standard message rate.

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JSP Partners Construction Industry Revolutionary “security brick” is a Brand New Signage Solutions Blue Diamond shows custom Charity the Lighthouse Club must-have for every British home from Draper Tools labelling on YouTube JSP is proud to announce a new and exclusive safety partnership with the Lighthouse Club, the charity that supports the construction industry. As part of its championship of the charity’s work, JSP has launched the Lighthouse range of safety products to promote and support the newly-launched Construction Industry Helpline. Funded by the Lighthouse Club and donations from individuals, businesses and organisations in the construction industry, the Construction Industry Helpline provides confidential, 24-hour support and advice to the industry’s workforce and their families on any problems they may be facing, including occupational health and wellbeing, mental health, or financial difficulties caused by accident illness, or bereavement.

This is a brand new product– BrickLock from LB supplies. A new security product designed to be an integral part of a building is set to deliver unrivalled levels of protection against thieves attempting to steal valuable items stored in garages or outside properties. BrickLock is a revolutionary security anchor point that offers a flush joint when fitted into a brick or breeze block wall, or sunk into a concrete floor. Made from top quality British steel, the high security product is recommended for the new build market, but can also be easily integrated into an existing wall. BrickLock is suitable for securing bicycles, motorcycles, boats, ATVs, jet skis, trailers, caravans, as well as other valuable items, such as tool boxes, ladders etc.

Introducing the brand new signage range from Draper Tools, featuring over 70 different signs manufactured to BS 5499 standards. Increasing health and safety legislations across a range of sectors means there’s a strong demand for signage that ensures compliance and gives peace of mind and maximises safety. Whether it’s bold blue Mandatory Signs that give clear instructions or stand-out Hazard Signs to issue a warning, having appropriate signage is key priority for a range of organisations. Each sign in the new Draper Tools range is made from UV and fade resistant inks for maximum durability and longevity. What’s more they are individually packed, allowing retailers to stock as many or as few as they need.

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The Gloves Are Off For Sadolin Superdec u

A video showcasing the outstanding qualities of Sadolin Superdec uses a novel method to demonstrate the product’s flexibility. Rubber gloves were painted in Sadolin Superdec and then after 16 hours drying time the gloves were stretched and manipulated to show how the product moves once it’s dry. Gloves that had been painted

over two years ago are also featured to show that even after a lengthy period the product remains flexible. Such qualities mean Sadolin Superdec can move with wood, contracting and expanding when the weather is either cold or hot, removing the issue of flaking or peeling. With this benefit Sadolin Superdec offers up to 8 years protection against the elements.

Sadolin Superdec is d unique as it is self-priming and undercoating, reducing the need of an extra product on new wood. It also requires little preparation, and can be applied over previously decorated services. As the product also offers a solid, paint like finish it is very forgiving and is therefore ideal for use on visually poorer quality timber surfaces.

Furthermore, where a translucent stain can In 2014 picking sometimes highlight blemishes, Sadolin Superdec as an opaque stain can help to hide timber imperfections. The video can be viewed at https://youtu.be/wsVIgs88wQ Sharon Smith, Sadolin Brand Manager, said: “Sadolin Superdec is one of our most popular ranges within the Sadolin brand, this is due to all the benefits highlighted above and how remarkably easy it is to use. “Time and time again we hear positive feedback from people who have not only used They also Sadolin Superdec for the first time, but also customers who don’t use anything else. “With over 300 shades available in the colour palette, decorators can choose stunning colour combinations and at the same time have the reassurance of the very best in wood protection.” As well as the short glove test video, another film, entitled ‘The Sadolin Colour Palette – Great Shades And Wood

Protection As Standard’ goes more in-depth into the product’s attributes - and showcases the sheer range of colour opportunities available. The video is available to view on the Sadolin website at www.sadolin.co.uk or on the Sadolin Woodcare YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/Sadoli nWoodcare Both videos are supported by the Sadolin Superdec Colour Guide, designed to give decorators the complete picture on how this opaque wood protection product offers the freedom to transform wood. More information on Sadolin superior wood protection is available at www.sadolin.co.uk from the Customer Relations Team on 0330 024 0298 or email info@sadolin.co.uk

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Marmox sets out its stall at ENVIROGRAF EP/CP London Build Coating Innovation On show during next month’s construction exhibition at the O2 Arena will be a comprehensive selection of the products manufactured by Marmox. London Build is being staged at the landmark venue on the Greenwich peninsula on the 18th and 19th of June where Marmox can be found on stand D84 which will be manned by the company’s technical sales staff. They will be ready to demonstrate the benefits of its advanced insulation products, substrate boards and waterproofing systems, as well as to offer advice on visitors’ individual project requirements. Amongst the high performance products available from Marmox are its widely specified Multiboard which can be used as part of a Fabric First approach to constructing exterior envelopes, as well as in wet areas; and SoundBoard with its enhanced acoustic performance.

Innovation is at the heart of the Envirograf product range and that doesn’t stop with our coating systems used and trusted globally. The Envirograf Product 105 EP/CP coating highly regarded within the industry offers the ability to upgrade 9 and 12.5mm plasterboard and lathe and plaster to achieve 1 hour fire protection & insulation. EP/CP further innovates by offering upgrading properties to concrete to a 2 hour stopping and insulation against reinforced steel beams. The product is quick and easy to apply two coat system available in a decorative finished white or coloured to suit. www.envirograf.com

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Listers launch their Architectural Bison Secures 13th Retirement Project with Churchill in 14/15 Financial Year “Designer Range” Diversity is the key to success and changing with the market place is critical to ensuring company progression. Lister Trade Frames of Stoke on Trent have certainly taken heed of the changing trends by launching their new brand, Designer Range. Delivering the very highest quality of glazing products, Listers have brought into their product portfolio, the very best in glazing solutions. Partnering with world renowned companies such as Internorm, Solarlux and PanoramAH! to name but a few, Listers developed a brand that was worthy of representing their innovative and in some cases, awe inspiring products. Phil Warren, Sales Director for Listers said, “Designer Range is our new niche brand of high-end products aimed at Architects and new-builders.

Bison Manufacturing has been appointed by Churchill Retirement Living to manufacture and install a number of its market leading precast concrete units for use in one of the developer’s latest projects in Truro, Cornwall. Marking Bison’s 13th venture with the retirement property specialist in the 2014/2015 financial year, the order will see the delivery of 3,820m² of flooring units and 22 stair flights to the site. When complete, the development will provide one and two bedroom apartments which feature fully fitted kitchens, CCTV security entry system and communal facilities including an Owners’ Lounge, Guest Suite and landscaped gardens. Manufactured to exacting standards, the precast units will provide a number of benefits during both construction and the property’s ongoing use.

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The Crown Trade Protective Coatings Metal Gloss System – Offering Long Lasting Protection Against The Elements If you are looking for a range that offers outstanding protection against the elements for metalwork projects then take a closer look at Crown Trade’s Protective Coatings. Formulated using Crown Trade’s vast experience in decorative coatings and continual development in paint and colour technology, the Crown Trade Metal Gloss system is formulated to safeguard metalwork for the long term. It delivers superior corrosion protection, a tough finish and excellent colour retention, with two system options for either 10 or 15 year protection. You can rely on the system to protect any correctly prepared new or previously painted ferrous or nonferrous metalwork, including structural steelwork, railings, fire escapes, gates and shutters. The system has three main components - Crown Trade High Build Rust Inhibiting Metal Primer, Crown Trade High Build Micaceous Iron Oxide and Crown Trade High Performance Gloss for Metal. Crown Trade’s Protective Coatings TWash is also available for use on new galvanised metal that is correctly degreased prior to painting.

Nikki Cosgrove, Crown Trade Brand Manager, said: “Crown Trade’s High Performance Gloss for Metal - supplied in a wide-range of colours - is intended for use wherever a durable, long-lasting, high sheen finish is required. “The system is easy to apply and has a premium formulation that provides a decorative finish, which protects for years against the most challenging elements. “Depending on the nature of the project, one or two coats will offer up to ten years’ metal protection in a standard Crown Trade high performance system. “The gloss can be applied onto previously painted surfaces, which need to first be cleaned and spot primed, while new metal requires cleaning and a preparatory coat of Crown Trade High Build Rust Inhibiting Metal Primer. “The high level of protection can be extended further still, for up to fifteen years, if one or two coats of Crown Trade

High Build Micaceous Iron Oxide are applied beneath the gloss top coat. “Offering an effective barrier against corrosion, Crown Trade High Build Micaceous Iron Oxide is an excellent intermediate coat and can even be used as a topcoat if colour and sheen are less important factors than protection Decorators can find out more about Crown Trade’s Protective Coatings and much more, by visiting the new Crown Trade website www.crowntrade.co.uk.

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Architectural Oak Frames

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Carvalo is a design led manufacturer of Oak frame buildings for the construction industry with a reputation for quality, innovation and savings on cost. The frames are designed and conceptualised in CAD, then precisely manufactured with CNC machinery. Frames are supplied ready for assembly. www.mclink.co.uk/857-515. ENQUIRY-Card 515

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14 Repairs, Maintenance & Improvements Enjoy the ultimate sticking power - with Dow’s Insta-Stik MP Forget lugging heavy bags of dry wall adhesive or messy mixing…Dow’s INSTA-STIK MP takes the hassle out of a wide range of adhesive work. Fast curing (in three to five minutes) and with low expansion capabilities, it’s suitable for fixing most substrates including plasterboard, insulation board and many other common building materials. It doesn’t need mixing so preparation time can be eliminated and you can even work without water or electricity. Once it’s been applied you can start plastering after just an hour and any unused INSTA-STIK MP can be put away and saved for another job. It’s cost-effective too, with one 750ml can covering the same area as a 25kg bag of dry wall adhesive. Speaking about Dow’s INSTA-STIK MP, Marketing Manager, Marc Olding, says: “We all need products that we can rely on to get the job done and INSTA-STIK MP does exactly that”.

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Protect and repair damp chimneys with Safeguard Europe is applied to brickwork in one coat by brush or roller and lasts for up to 30 years, penetrating the brickwork deeply to form a breathable barrier against water. Internally, the Dryzone Express Replastering System will deal with chimney breasts that are contaminated and stained with hard-to-block hygroscopic salts much faster than alternative methods such as waterproofing slurries and renders. These are typically applied in multiple coats over several days while the Dryzone System can enable redecoration within a day. The system consists of Dryshield Cream and Drygrip Adhesive. Dryshield Cream is a breathable, saltresistant water-repellent that weakens the crystal strength of salts forming in or at the masonry surface as damp evaporates. Easy to apply by brush or roller, the cream acts as a primer for Drygrip Adhesive but also penetrates the masonry structure deeply so as to form a durable, robust bond. Developed for ‘dab’ fixing plasterboard directly to masonry surfaces, Drygrip Adhesive forms a strong and longlasting bond and is resistant to both salts and damp. Once fixed, the boards can be tape-jointed and skimmed as in ordinary drylining situations. If plasterboarding is inappropriate,

Chimneys are vulnerable to rain penetration, especially in winter, and Safeguard Europe — the UK’s leading specialist in dampand waterproofing, and masonry repairs — delivers comprehensive solutions and superb technical support for both external and internal remedial treatments. Its suite of high quality products not only deals with the causes of damp but also its effects: masonry and mortar decay, and spoilt internal decorations resulting from contaminated plaster. Externally, and following repointing work, Stormdry provides swift, effective yet invisible coating that will protect chimneys from rain penetration. Stormdry Masonry Protection Cream is a colourless water-repellent cream that

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Safeguard Europe also offers Renderguard Gold for re-rendering. A high specification additive, Renderguard Gold improves the workability of the render and maintains its vapour permeability while being resistant to salts, so the wall will dry out without the new decorative surface being spoilt by hygroscopic salts or residual moisture rising to the surface. Where repairs to chimney DPC trays are required, Dryzone cream or Dryrod damp-proofing rods can offer simple remedies that are quick to install. Dryzone Cream is a BBA-approved and patented silane/siloxane material that forms a DPC in brick, coursed stone, rubble infill and cavity walls. Unlike other chemical DPCs, it is not injected under pressure, so not only is it up to three times faster to install than alternative chemical injection systems, but also presents less risk of waste or spillage. Recognised by both the GPA and IGL insurance-backed guarantee schemes, Dryzone is also safer in use because it is odourless, non-caustic, solvent-free and non-flammable. Tel: 01403 210 204 or visit www.safeguardeurope.com. www.mclink.co.uk/857-112 ENQUIRY-Card 112

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SikaBond SikaBondÂŽ Installation Kit is a complete wood floor bonding kit to fit up to 20m2 of wood flooring. The kit contains: 10 x 600ml sausages, bulk gun, 2 x reuseable precut nozzles. To permanently fix solid wood flooring up to 160mm in width to any bitumen free substrate.

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Platon sealed system supplied for iconic fire brigade building conversion Triton has supplied 3,000 m2 of BBA certified Platon P8 cavity drain membrane to waterproof several basements at the iconic West Midlands Fire Brigade building at Lancaster Circus in Birmingham. The membrane forms part of a Type C drained waterproofing system (as defined in BS 8102 2009) to the area, which is being converted to residential accommodation for 463 students from Aston University.

The system is being installed by Triton approved contractors, Protectahome, working for Watkin Jones Construction. Cavity drain membranes work by allowing any water ingress to continue to enter the building through the walls, but then controlling it and diverting it down the wall to a perimeter drainage conduit. In this project, the conduit diverts the water to one of 10 sumps, each housing a Triton Aqua Pump Pro Plus kit (each comprising mains powered and battery back up pumps).

Moisture had been penetrating into parts of the basement for several years through the wall/floor joint and various cracks in the original floor slab. Although large floor areas have been excavated to allow for greater head height and replaced with new floor slabs, many of the original floors have been left in situ. As the Platon system allows moisture to enter the structure there is no hydrostatic pressure on existing floor slabs and no

need to replace them. Triton’s technical team has worked closely with the architect, main contractor and specialist basement contractor from design inception through to overseeing installation and testing of the system.

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Roller On Water Off Sovereign provide a comprehensive range of Water Repellents in either liquid or cream formulations, such as the Company’s top selling Weather-Chek Façade Cream, which provide a highly effective barrier to penetrating dampness. Part of the Company’s marketleading range of remedial damp proofing and treatment products, these easily applied, clear drying treatments are ideal for a wide variety of brick, stone, concrete, masonry, render and other porous surfaces. Park Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 4EQ. sales@sovchem.co.uk

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Introductory Pack cost: £138.06 including VAT and carriage Introductory Pack content: 1 set Desowood SAP-4H (two bottles), 3 sets Desowood RAP-4H (2 tubes x 3), One Dispensing Gun.

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Saint-Gobain Weber transforms Weir houses for East Ayrshire District Council

External Wall Insulation (EWI) by SaintGobain Weber has been specified for the thermal and aesthetic upgrade of Weir properties owned by East Ayrshire District Council. The weber.therm XM EWI system is being applied in a twophase programme of over 350 homes, a mix of tenancy and owner occupancy. Phase one is now complete and phase two, some 248 properties, is now underway.

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Many new construction methods were introduced to alleviate the chronic housing shortage immediately after World War II and in Scotland one of the most active design teams was that of the Weir Housing Corporation. Challenged to deliver significant quantities of housing, they introduced a variety of ‘prefab’ system buildings. The Weir system initially utilised steel and concrete sections to provide fast-assembly build programmes but when the material supply issues restricted capacity they moved toward timber buildings, many of which survive today. The timberframe Weir properties are poorly insulated and expensive to heat. East Ayrshire District Council’s project has been led by senior architect Ernie Tew, who not only managed the technical elements of the scheme but also produced and managed the financial grant submission. “We wanted a cost effective

solution for externally refurbishing these houses that would enable the upgrade to be carried out without having to temporarily relocate our residents. The system had to create a watertight and thermally efficient building envelope, reduce CO emissions, cut fuel consumption and change the external appearance of the properties,” said Mr Tew. Saint-Gobain Weber calculated a greatly improved target U-value of 0.29 W/m²K from a preapplication value of 2.1 W/m²K. Funding for this programme has been delivered through the HEEPS private/public partnership between the Council and Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE), the UK’s broadest-based energy company. Skyform Specialist Contracts Limited, Glasgow, a multidiscipline structural repair and construction company, and a Weber

recommended EWI installer, has been appointed by East Ayrshire District Council to carry out the application work. The weber.therm XM EWI system chosen for these Weir properties features expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation which is mechanically fixed to the timber structure. The main insulation thickness is 90mm but 110mm has also been applied to level some façades whilst in the gable ends 70mm EPS has been used to achieve a level consistency. The render process requires two passes of weber.rend LAC cementitious render into which the fibreglass reinforcement meshcloth is embedded to give a robust render coat. The second render coat used in this project is weber.rend PTC, a polymer-modified, cementbased mortar which acts as the dry dash colour-base and adhesive on which the selected aggregate blends are carried. The dry-dash

stones are then applied to give the very best weather and impact protection to this multi-layered process. For more information about this project, or for technical support, please contact Saint-Gobain Weber on 08703 330 070, or visit w w w. n e t w e b e r. c o . u k . Customers in Ireland should call 028 9335 2999 or visit www.weber.ie A free download of the new weber.app for iPhone and iPad users is also available from iTunes and from Google Play for Android smartphones and tablet users. Follow SaintGobain Weber on Twitter @SGWeberUK for the latest company news and updates.

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When potential basement living space feels like it’s drowning under water ingress, Sovereign’s SovDrain Cavity Drainage Membrane system is the gold seal solution. This comprehensive system uses advanced cavity drain membranes, proven specialist fixing and jointing technology, and leading-edge drainage and pumping stations. SovDrain is ideal for a wide variety of demanding above and below ground situations; providing a highly effective membrane system that acts as a barrier against the effects of water, damp and salt contamination enabling the area to be transformed into your desired valuable living space.

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EGGER launches BIM solution for structural flooring products giving building designers and specifiers the opportunity to select and download trusted EGGER products into their design models, complete with all the relevant product information. “It’s our aim to support specifiers and architects by providing them with datarich objects on established BIM platforms which also offer excellent analytical tools and high quality digital representations.

Europe’s leading wood-based panel manufacturer EGGER UK has invested in BIM (Business Information Modelling) technology to ensure the products in its Advanced Structural Flooring System can be specified at the earliest stage of any construction project. EGGER UK specialises in the design and manufacture of structural flooring boards for use in both residential and commercial build projects throughout the UK and Northern Ireland. The company is the first major structural flooring manufacturer in the UK to invest in BIM technology. The products in its Advanced Structural Flooring System are now available on

two prominent user platforms; the BIMObject® portal and the National BIM Library (NBL). By creating BIM objects for its products, EGGER aims to give specifiers and architects a new level of support in selecting the right boards for their requirements, with the added benefit of intelligent planning models provided through NBL and BIMObject®. Kathryn Burton, responsible for Marketing Egger Building Products, explains: “It’s no secret that BIM is revolutionising building design in the UK and BIM technology offers a more efficient and cost-saving approach. “By launching our Advanced Structural Flooring boards as BIM objects, we are

“In doing so, we are helping to reduce the complexity of gathering all the relevant information involved in a BIM building project by putting detailed product information at their fingertips.” The EGGER Advanced Structural Flooring System (ASFS) is the company’s flagship structural flooring solution for the construction industry and designed to work in six simple steps. EGGER is so confident in producing stronger, better chipboard floors, the Advanced Structural Flooring System comes with a lifetime guarantee to give installers complete peace of mind on every floor laid using the Advanced fitting method. At its heart is the company’s portfolio of structural P5 grade chipboard flooring boards with enhanced moisture resistant properties. The range includes EGGER P5, EGGER Peel Clean Xtra and

EGGER Protect. The system combines three key components; the EGGER tongue and groove flooring grade chipboard range which is manufactured using diamond tipped tooling to ensure tight, highly consistent joints, its super-strength Joint and Joist D4 Adhesive and a proven easy to use fitting method. All the products and BIM objects in the EGGER Advanced Structural Flooring System are hosted and can be downloaded for free from the National BIM Library and from the BimObject Portal. The objects are available in Revit & IFC formats. The objects themselves are data-rich, providing high levels of differentiation against competitor products. To find out more about the EGGER Advanced Structural Flooring System and the Advanced Lifetime Guarantee call the EGGER Building Hotline on 0845 602 4444 or e-mail: building.uk@egger.com or visit www.egger.com.

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Yeoman Shield Joins the NBS revolution Yeoman Shield’s core group of wall and door protection products have been authored for Building Information Modelling and are now held in the NBS National BIM Library website.

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Building Information Modelling, or BIM for short, has the capability of bringing together all the information about every component of a building in one place. It enables the sharing of this information to be accessible to anyone for any purpose. This effective way of integrating all aspects of a building’s design will show construction savings by eliminating the risks of mistakes and reducing abortive costs. “With BIM becoming the prevalent way of ensuring your products are specified for Government projects by 2016 along with the significant amount of projects we carry out within the public sector, we thought it good practice to establish ourselves within the BIM modelling

giving our products greater visibility to specifiers.” Explained Yeoman Shield’s Sales Director, Stuart Russell. Yeoman Shield products that are listed in the NBS National BIM Library are corner protection angles, door & wall protection panels, fire rated door edge protectors, hand rail and protection rail and can be found on the NBS National BIM Library website. “We hope that BIM will serve to expand our already buoyant business in the public sector market and we look forward to increasing the Yeoman Shield BIM products as necessary in the future.” Concluded Stuart.

Profloor provides sound improvement in Church refurbishment The A. Proctor Group have supplied Profloor Excel Batten and Profloor Dynamic Deck for the refurbishment of former methodist church in Herne Bay, Kent. The development will feature 9 self contained flats with a shared communal area and storage space. Profloor Excel Batten was specified for the main floor area of the flats as it significantly reduces impact and airborne noise pollution in multi-level buildings. Profloor Dynamic Deck 26 was also used in areas with low ceilings, where a shallower depth acoustic solution was required in order to retain the original features and provide a high degree of isolation necessary to give significant improvments in impact sound insulation.

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fire Industrial food processing floor New solution by Remmers

A wide range of Altro flooring and wall cladding has been used in the newly reconstructed Malvern Fire Station, helping to create a facility that can withstand the demands of modern fire-fighting, and an aesthetically-pleasing working environment. The fire station needed to be upgraded on all counts, as Alan Jones, Capital Projects Manager at Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service, explained. “The building failed to meet operational needs, necessitating redesign and investment. It had also reached the end of its economic life with many failing elements; these included wall and floor finishes throughout. AltroCrete PU Fast-Track is a 5-9mm textured floor made for heavy duty areas of potential spillage and increased temperature range.

A new industrial flooring system has been installed to the 2000m2 extension at C&G Foods manufacturing plant in Longford, Ireland. Remmers Crete SL was applied in combination with Remmers PUR Color Top 2KM seal coat to provide a colour stable finish and a subsequent seal coat of Remmers PUR Aqua Top 2KM SG, with the inclusion of a polymer bead to provide an R11 level of slip resistance with a silk gloss floor finish. The system was installed by specialist flooring contractor Larsen Contracts who worked closely with the main contractor, Gem Construction to allow the installation of the floor whilst other fitting out activities were also being carried out, optimising the overall program.

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Ultra Floor’s specialist range of contract flooring solutions is now ever better than before! Over the past few months the technical and commercial experts at Ultra Floor have been working hard to further develop the range to include some great new products, performance enhancements and vibrant new packaging. Also available: enhanced Patch IT and Feather IT repair mortars now with faster setting times. DPM IT Rapid Curing Primer Membrane which can be used to protect against subfloor moisture and as a primer for bonded screed installations and new look Prime IT AR and Prime IT N for porous and non-porous substrates. www.mclink.co.uk/857-118 ENQUIRY-Card 118


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Viva La Rollution!

Luxury Vinyl Tiles are becoming an increasingly popular flooring choice within residential and commercial properties due to their durability and attractive designs. also has a long working time of 2 hours but a short waiting time of just 10 minutes allowing the flooring to be laid quickly.

Schönox iFloor is a revolutionary new system incorporating a unique rollable adhesive providing a fast and clean installation ensuring the mess and waiting times of standard flooring adhesives are a thing of the past. Supplied in kit form, Schönox iFloor contains Schönox KH Fix Primer, primer roller, iFloor Adhesive and adhesive roller. The kits are available in

two sizes, each containing the required components to fit either 50m2 or 125m2 of LVT’s. Using Schönox iFloor has many advantages over traditional flooring adhesives with speed and ease of application being the key benefits, as both the primer and adhesive are roller applied bringing an end to time consuming and back breaking trowelling. The system

Roller applying the adhesive in thin layers eliminates the problem of excessive adhesive residues and stops any residual adhesive moving up through the joints leaving both the vinyl surface and the installers hands clean. The thin layer also forms a flat adhesive bed rather than the adhesive notches of a trowel applied product ensuring the risk of point load deformation is dramatically reduced. The immediate bonding of the vinyl allows instant loading, an advantage when additional work is to be carried out in the area. Schönox iFloor is also ideal for repair work as damaged tiles can be easily removed and replaced without any further surface preparation.

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Introducing Dunlop’s new ProCover Uncoupling Mat – the fail-safe floor tiling solution

Discovering cracks in a new tiling installation is a tradesman’s worst nightmare, which is why Dunlop has launched the innovative ProCover Uncoupling Mat system providing complete

protection against failures. ProCover gives tradesman the confidence to tile onto difficult floors at risk from stresses and lateral movement by acting as a flexible buffer layer between tile and floor. This protects against the different rates of contraction and expansion experienced by the floor and tile layer depending on moisture and temperature. This is a particular problem for floors such as new sand and cement screeds, underfloor heating and timber floors which have previously required overlaying with plywood. Without an uncoupling mat, tiles can crack and de-bond as the background moves, potentially costing time and money in repair and recompense. ProCover is easy to install, comes

in handy five metre rolls, and has pre-marked grid-lines for effortless cutting. It can also be butt-jointed with no overlap, meaning no tape is needed. Furthermore, this innovative product is only 1mm thick and super-slim, preventing excessive height build-up, and comes with a unique 10 year guarantee when used as part of a suitable system of Dunlop tile adhesive and grout. Debi Boulton, brand manager at Dunlop, said: “By using the ProCover Uncoupling Mat, tradesman can tile onto difficult surfaces in confidence, safe in the knowledge that the system will protect against unwanted movement, stresses and strains that could cause disastrous failures.

“Throw away your plywood overlay and try ProCover today.” For more information visit www.dunlopadhesives.com/procover.

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Introducing the all new Greenstar i from Worcester

Leading manufacturer, Worcester, Bosch Group has unveiled the latest gas-fired combi boiler to join its market leading range. The Greenstar i boasts enhanced performance and A-rated annual efficiency, alongside a host of features derived from installer feedback. Improving on the popular features of the Greenstar i Junior which remains the UK’s best-selling condensing boiler, the new model is available in combi outputs of 25kW and 30kW, and has been developed to deliver improved water performance in small to medium sized properties with one bathroom. Ahead of the forthcoming ErP Requirements, Worcester’s new addition is fully compliant thanks amongst other things to the inclusion of a low energy circulating pump. The modulating pump within the boiler will vary the flow rate through the boiler and heating system in relation to the number of open TRV’s. Additionally, the established WB3 silicon heat exchanger within the boiler has an extra-large surface area for enhanced heat exchange efficiency, while an optional ‘plug and play’ weather compensation kit makes it easy to add a level of climate control to the system.

In response to the challenge posed by frozen condensate in the winter months, the Greenstar i has been engineered to contain a larger condensate siphon – ensuring an uninsulated, externally routed condensate pipe connected to the new boiler will not freeze in sustained temperatures of -15°C for up to 48 hours. To simplify installation, the Greenstar i is delivered with a pre-assembled wall frame with positive ‘click’ engagement and mounting hooks; and with the same dimensions as the Greenstar i Junior, replacements will be simple. Additionally, all components within the boiler are serviceable from the front, and there is no requirement to dismount the boiler from the wall to service its expansion vessel, or to break the combustion chamber seal to access the fan. A Benchmark menu within the boiler control software also simplifies

completion of the Benchmark logbook. The Heatronic control panel showcases an all-improved interface, with text descriptions or error codes which are communicated through the enhanced control panel, enabling homeowners to communicate more effectively with engineers and installers. The Greenstar i is also available in a range of system variants, of 9, 12, 15, 18, 21 and 24 kW, enabling installers to provide precise sizes dependent on a property’s needs. The compact design also ensures the boiler’s suitability for a variety of locations including kitchens, utility rooms, bathrooms, airing cupboards, lofts or garages. For more information on Worcester, Bosch Group’s Greenstar i visit http://www.worcesterbosch.co.uk/installer. www.mclink.co.uk/857-533 ENQUIRY-Card 533

Rinnai goes solo Rinnai, the leading continuous flow gas fired water heater manufacturer, is introducing its latest innovation, the Infinity Solo Re-Circulator water heater. The Infinity Solo condensing and low NOX condensing water heater is the first Rinnai product for the UK to combine the advanced technology of its wall mounted continuous flow water heaters with a stainless steel storage cylinder all in one compact footprint. The design parameters of the Rinnai Infinity Solo, enables designers, installers and engineers to benefit from unique Rinnai technology in applications whereby it was not previously possible. For

instance the solo range will incorporate both 35kW and 54kW appliances, ensuring sites with a smaller gas meter can utilise such technologies. The larger Infinity Solo model will also act as a high-efficiency alternative to gas fired storage appliances that exist in today’s market. Because the cylinder is stainless steel it greatly reduces the weight compared to glass lined models, which makes transportation and installation a lot easier. As well as the difference in weight, the cylinders available also have extremely low heat loss figures (as low as 1.41kW/h day), which means the customer pays less to maintain the heat within the tank. One other benefit of the Solo utilising a stainless steel cylinder, is that the life expectancy of the material is far greater than that of a glasslined equivalent as glass suffers

from thermal shock causing it to crack after a period of time. The 24kW-59.5kW Infinity Solo range is renewables compatible and supplied pre-fitted with a coil, meaning that the primary energy source will always be from renewable gains and the complementary Rinnai water heater will only apply the precise amount of gas to boost the difference in temperature. Rinnai manufactures the energy efficient Infinity range of gas fired continuous flow water heaters and space heaters. The Infinity brand carries the widest range of condensing water heaters on the market today with the most impressive efficiencies in operation, leading the field in technological innovation. For more information on the RINNAI product range visit www.rinnaiuk.com www.mclink.co.uk/857-534 ENQUIRY-Card 534


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Little Coombe Farm, down on the coast of Devon, is considered to offer the most comfortable and glamorous form of camping – or Glamping – possible: with two pairs of cedar clad yurts providing every creature comfort in a woodland setting overlooking a beautiful river valley and just in case the West Country weather isn’t warm enough, there’s even Timóleon’s underfloor heating to keep the glampers comfortable. Yew Yurt and Pheasant Yurt each comprise an eight metre diameter main structure containing the master bedroom suite, complete with shower room, toilet and spacious lounge/kitchen/diner, leading onto a four metre diameter satellite with the second bedroom as well as a wet room and across the dumbbell shaped floorplan, Timóleon’s LowBoard system – part of the manufacturer’s well proven range - has been installed to deliver controllable warmth within accommodation where radiators would look as out of place as a staircase. While the construction of the LowBoard panels helps keep overall floor depth to a minimum, Timóleon’s Technical Design

Service created an installation layout to respect the circular floor plan of the Yurts, able to deliver maximum efficiency from minimum pipe lengths. The seven pipe runs totalling 360 metres in length are connected back to one of Timóleon’s Axios compact manifolds which measures just 615 x 415 x 100 mm; and that is able to deliver a flow of 310llitres per hour. The system is designed to have a flow temperature of 550 C and a return temperature of 450 C; optimizing boiler performance. The LowBoard system has been laid over a suspended timber floor construction that has insulation within the void depth, while 22 mm thick wooden flooring covers the pipework that still allows good thermal transmission. A holiday magazine offered this description of the luxury experience available at the Little Coombe Farm yurts, located near Dittisham: “Think woodland walks, hooting owls and back to nature relaxation – and combine with the most comfortable place you can think of – offering everything from dishwasher and Wi-Fi to en-suite shower and underfloor heating. So you’ll be toasty

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whatever the weather is doing outside.” Back in the more conventional built environment, Timóleon’s underfloor range can offer a full selection of solutions for installing across solid or suspended floor constructions on multiple storeys and suitable

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Yesss Electrical make sense of the changes made to the heating market Neil Birdsall, product manager at leading electrical wholesaler, YESSS Electrical, discusses how installers can make the most of the opportunities presented by recent changes to the heating market The Government’s Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) pays participants that generate and use renewable heat to heat their buildings, and is designed to help the UK reduce greenhouse gas emissions and meet targets for reducing the effects of climate change. Over 6,000 households have already been accredited by the scheme, but in order to maximise the opportunity, we are encouraging installers to use the Government’s new RHI Calculator when visiting customers to show them how much money they could save when

switching to renewable energy sources. Through entering just a few figures, homeowners can now instantly be shown how much money they could be paid by signing up to the scheme and installing technology such as solar panels or ground source heat pumps. Installers should also promote the use of smart meters in order to help save energy. Allowing customers to access real-time information on how much energy they are consuming, and more importantly how much this is costing them, is a very useful tool and can save up to £75 a year. When it comes to heating the home, it is useful to ensure that electronic thermostats and radiators feature builtin thermostatic controls. Switching to a modern, completely electric system can

further reduce energy costs and overall usage, and installers are encouraged to share their knowledge of electric heating technology with their customers. With rising energy bills and a raft of challenging legislation driving the demand for renewable, low carbon alternatives to gas, oil and LPG heating, the time is right for installers and specifiers to investigate the alternative solutions that can be offered to consumers. For more information on renewable technologies, visit: www.yesss.co.uk www.mclink.co.uk/857-537 ENQUIRY-Card 537

How can ‘smart design’ box off the Legionella threat with hot water heating products? Legionella control and risk avoidance are rightly regarded as a ‘must’ for product and system design consideration within the heating and hot water industry. The whole supply chain - manufacturers, distribution, contractors and end-users dread the thought of having a Legionella problem at any of their sites. It is one problem where avoidance and prevention are the only sensible action. Modern lifestyles means that we are using more and more hot water – and it is even overtaking the provision of heating in some instances. So how can installers and designers avoid the problem - and give peace of mind to their customers and end-users? then distributed 42°C core temperature A glance through the is during the day and thermal Health & Safety Executive throughout the system. ‘Approved Code of Practice’ To ensure total safety, shock of the system at highlights the vast amount therefore, the whole water 60°C intermittently at of detailed maintenance contents of the calorifier, times when the building is needed to keep a stored including at the base, must not in use. By the time the heated to a building opens again, core hot water system be Legionella free; the level of temperature of 60˚C for temperature is back down to 42°C for safe use. work involved is time one hour each day. consuming, expensive and must be adhered to So what is a smart design It is a very simple employees, consideration to eliminate technology that takes protect religiously and rigorously. According to the HSE any risk of Legionella advantage of innate high tenants, and the public stored hot water systems bacteria multiplying in a tech controls within the from the possible dangers present an enhanced risk hot water system without water heater, it eliminates of hot water systems from Legionella including scalding and for the proliferation of keeping water circulating risk Legionella, especially at the constantly at 60 degrees? bacteria and is ideal for use Legionella. base of calorifiers where The technology is available in schools, office blocks the incoming water in the form of smart and sports clubs - any large Some parts of the hot merges with the existing controls linked the water or small scale site. In fact, water system, such as hot water. Legionella heating system, inside it could even have uses in rarely used shower heads bacteria multiply where which is a timer channel domestic environments as or terminal fittings, will and a the current house building require temperatures are between programme regular 20-45°C. Water at the temperature controller. The trend is to add more maintenance and frequent base of the calorifier is timer will over-ride the bathrooms. If a property is checks should be carried i looks at what Chris Coggin of Rinna liable to collect temperature control for a to be used as commercial out to ensure the hot l ro nt co d an Design including water system is operating sedimented organic and short period and then premises, Smart ailable to help mineral deposits, which revert back to safe levels. landlord’s rented correctly. considerations are av ration ile of pr lla accommodation, then www.mclink.co.uk/857-538 This combination allows support bacterial growth, ne gio Le t’ design ‘ou including Legionella, which for safe running of water at there is a duty of care to ENQUIRY-Card 538


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26 Heating, Plumbing & Ventilation . View our publication online at www.McDermottPublishing.com . May 2015 . ductwork or domestic heating circuits. Installation is quick, easy, and straightforward. Although churches and places of worship are exempt from the Part L regulations, Rinnai advises they should take into account whole life costs before making any decisions on a purchase. Rinnai provides an innovative solution for large spaces such as churches by heating from the floor up and by modulating gas usage in relation to room temperature, enabling Rinnai to provide unparalleled levels of comfort and efficiency. They provide safe, controllable heat with maximum energy efficiency, combined with flexibility of location.

Rinnai 3kW space heater provides all round warmth Rinnai Energysaver 309FTR fanned convection powered flue space heater, widely used in schools, community centres, libraries, conservatories and churches, features major efficiencies in operation and, consequently, seriously reduced running costs. The Rinnai Energysaver range exceeds seasonal thermal heating guidance under the recent changes to Building Regs Part L.

Rinnai Energysaver models deliver smart, energy-efficient and consistent warm air without the use of central

The units, encased in a low surface temperature casing to avoid any risk of burns, are swift to warm up, easy to control and are very economical to run. Fully modulating burners means heat output is reduced as the space warms up and the units are controlled for added economy The Rinnai Energysaver 309FTR unit turns effective heat generator seasonal efficiencies of almost 92% and offers infra red remote control (on, off, temperature up or down), a 24 hour digital dual timer with intelligent features, self diagnostics and a self learning pre heat time. The smallest

space heater in the range, it has an input of 3.4kW and output of 2.92kW/9,963Btu/h and measures 695mm x 465mm x 257mm and a maximum flue length of 7 metres. “Technically advanced Rinnai Energysaving space heating technology definitely has its part to play in optimising fossil fuel usage and maximising efficiencies,” says Rinnai’s Chris Goggin. “Rinnai space heaters offer a cost saving on installation, low running costs, ease of maintenance, lower life cycle costs, lower replacement costs, the highest energy efficiencies. They come with a 15-year warranty on the heat exchanger for added peace of mind.” The Rinnai range of Energysaver fanned convection powered flue heaters includes three products – the Energysaver 309 FTR, the Energysaver 556 and the Energy Saver 1004T, which are available in both Natural Gas and LPG options. For more information on the RINNAI product range visit www.rinnaiuk.com

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The Award Winning SALUS introduces onsite Pegler Yorkshire announces an New Ravenheat boilers deliver quality at an affordable price industry first Alternative to Wet Screed homeowner support As a dry screed flooring system, the award winning ScreedBoard® removes the drying times associated with wet screeds. Dry properties allow floor finishes to be introduced immediately and for developments to be completed sooner. On ground floors they can help achieve optimum underfloor heating conditions for occupants, on upper floors they can be used as a combined heating and sound proofing solution. ScreedBoard®’s low thermal resistance allow them to outperform common floor finishes including wet screeds and chip boards. Visit www.cellecta.co.uk or email technical@cellecta.co.uk for more information. www.mclink.co.uk/857-119 ENQUIRY-Card 119

As part of its ongoing commitment to customer service, SALUS has introduced a new and dedicated team of engineers to offer onsite support to homeowners for its range of advanced thermostats such as the iT500 - the company’s pioneering range of internet-enabled heating controls. Representing a substantial investment, this latest development is unrivalled in the marketplace and underscores the company’s drive to lead the market with a superior product and service offering. The new team of engineers has completed an intensive programme of training and development across the company’s expansive portfolio, and this latest service is extended to those homeowners across the UK who may need added support and education on the use and set-up of their heating controls. www.mclink.co.uk/857-120 ENQUIRY-Card 120

Leading plumbing and heating solutions manufacturer, Pegler Yorkshire, has announced it is the first UK manufacturer to receive WRAS approval on its range of Heat Interface Units. WRAS is the industry standard for UK approved water fittings that are compliant with the UK plumbing regulations. All products are approved by UK Water Suppliers using the performance requirements set out by the Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Climate control market manager for Pegler Yorkshire, Sindar Singh, commented: “We are delighted to be the first manufacturer in the UK to gain WRAS approval on our complete Heat Interface Units. Gaining WRAS for our Meibes range of HIUs demonstrates our commitment to provide high quality products and solutions to the UK plumbing and heating industry.

Installers will no longer have to sacrifice quality for price, thanks to Ravenheat’s new low-priced combi boilers that join its enviable line-up. The new CS80 and CS90 combi models not only validate the company’s commitment to providing superior heating and hot water solutions at competitive prices, they endorse the company’s assurance of reliability with a free two-year guarantee. Incorporating a range of features normally associated with higher priced models - including low energy consumption, easy to use touch controls, large visible temperature adjustment, and brass and premium branded components - the new boilers also boast excellent flow rates.

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Mapei launches Mapeguard WP adhesive and Mapeguard WP 200 Mapei is pleased to announce the launch of Mapeguard WP 200, a flexible, thin-layered waterproofing / anti fracture membrane and Mapeguard WP Adhesive, a two-component reactive adhesive to its Waterproofing and Ceramic product lines. Mapeguard WP 200 is an alkaliresistant, waterproofing and decoupling membrane which is best suited for use under ceramic and natural stone tiles. It is specially formulated to be used in wet and damp areas which include residential and commercial buildings such as, wetrooms, showers and kitchens. The product also works as an anti-

fracture membrane, which can help prevent cracked tiles caused by lateral movement or thermal stresses. It is ideal for floors and walls. The non-woven fabric ensures good bond strength of the adhesive between the membrane and the substrate. Developed in Mapei Italy’s R & D laboratories, Mapeguard WP Adhesive is a rapid-drying elastic cementitious adhesive, ideal for bonding

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Wetroom Floor Drains and LevelAccess Gullies for All Environments Purus Limited is the manufacturer of quality Swedish wetroom and levelaccess drainage products for domestic, commercial and industrial environments, including the BBA-Certified Minimax 50 for vinyl and tiled floors; and the Purusline Living linear channel. Now featured on BIMobject and recently installed in the 67-bed Lord Street Care Home in Redcar, Cleveland; the Minimax 50 is not only the world’s shallowest wetroom drain incorporating the patented NOOD no-odour water trap, which will not omit any foul air even when dried out; it is also extremely simple to clean and maintain. To find out more, and to browse a wide range of other Purus products including drainage solutions, plumbing products, stainless steel interiors and stainless steel sanitaryware; please visit www.purusgroup.com.

MX unveils new thermostatic Cubicles find a good home Barwood Products launch High Pressure Laminate from Abet new comfort height WC’s mixer shower ranges Following hard on the heels of the recent launch of its new QI electric shower range and its new Expressions shower tray range with the hidden wastes, leading bathroom and shower manufacturer MX Group has unveiled its latest offering to the bathroom sector, an impressive new range of thermostatic mixer shower valves offering its usual combination of incredible quality, great looking product, excellent warranties and keen pricing. So confident are MX of the quality of their new Thermostatic Mixer Showers, that they offer a three or five year guarantee on their Atmos range of valves. All materials used in these products are WRAS approved and Phthalate free where applicable. There are 22 showering choices in the Atmos and Options ranges.

Laminati has been used to clad the cubicles of the new headquarters of East End Homes in central London. Fabricated by specialist washroom and cubicle manufacturer Decra Ltd, the 616 Walnut Sabec finish has created a warm, executive and luxurious feel to the washrooms. Manufactured in 0.9mm thickness and in large 3050mm x 1300mm sheets sizes, the Legni News range of woodgrain effects is a popular choice for surfacing. With around 100 different wood species patterns available in the Legni and Legni News collections, designers have an impressive range to choose from including complementing shades and tones which facilitate subtle contrasts and design.

Inclusive design bathroom specialist Barwood Products has launched two new contemporary toilet sets with matching basins for domestic customers and care home residents. ‘Project’ is a rimless luxury WC set designed for the home. With a comfort height of 455mm to the top of the pan and a long projection of 625mm the W.C., it is perfect for less able or aged customers who live and wish to remain in their own home. Featuring a slow close seat, WRAS approved cistern fittings and dual 6/3 litre flush. The ‘Avenida’ is an attractive and well-priced entry level W.C that also provides a comfort height of 425mm to the top of the pan, 625mm projection and soft close seat. The cistern fittings are also WRAS approved and feature a dual flush of 6/3 litres.

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Wall-hung Know-how with Geberit – because the fitting is easy by Graham Aird, Product Manager There is simply no escaping it – the trend for wall-hung sanitaryware is growing fast, so getting up to speed on the best techniques available for fitting it will ensure that you can do the job with confidence.

Geberit has all the Know-how you need when it comes to fitting wall-hung sanitaryware - after all we've been providing sanitary systems for more than 125 years. It is this Know-how that makes installing wall-hung sanitaryware far less complex than you might think. In fact, opting for wall-hung can actually reduce installation time whenever the Geberit Duofix framing system is used. Of course, if you’ve never fitted wall-hung sanitaryware before then doing so can be a little dauting. Taking a few hours out of your working week to receive a spot of free training at the our Training Academy will work wonders though, giving you all the Know-how you need - plus you'll be rewarded with a free frame and flush plate to use on your next job. Not only is the Geberit Duofix easy to install the system is flexible too - suitable for partition wall installations, inwall installations, in stud-walls

in lightweight construction, and pre-wall installations. The ease of installation of the Geberit Duofix has been paramount in the product development and there are a number of neat little features that make Geberit frames unique. Geberit frames can be used pre-wall or in stud walls, fixing directly into the wall with brackets. But to make life even easier when fixing to a solid wall we also have a solution called Geberit system rail. The rail is simply fixed to the floor and wall with screws and then the Duofix frame's legs slot in and are clamped down with the brackets to provide a secure installation. You may not be aware that all our frames have self-impeding feet making changing the height of the frame a one man job. Simply loosen the bolts, step on the feet, pull the frame up or down to adjust the height and re-tighten the bolts to secure. The feet hold the Duofix frame at the required height

while you adjust it. And don't forget our depth adjustable drainage bends at the back of our frames - we know that all installations are different and this clever feature means that you won't end up with tension in your pipework. So in just a few simple-tofollow steps, wall-hung sanitaryware can be installed leaving behind a neat finish that your customers will love, as this pre-wall example shows: Step 1 Measure and mark out the wall and floor, taking into account the finished floor levels. You can now drill the 2 wall and 2 floor fixing holes.

The frame can now be adjusted to the correct fitting height, by placing your feet onto the floor brackets and lifting the frame to the desired height using the self-impeding feet. Step 2 At this stage the prewall brackets are fitted to the frame. The wall brackets can then be adjusted once in position to ensure a level installation and then fixed in position. There are also plastic packing nuts that are secured on to the rod to avoid any movement and help provide a secure fixing.

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Its all in the detail Deralam have now available large stocks of 25mm solid surface worktops ready for nationwide delivery. For samples and Display stands, please contact our national sales office Deralam Laminates Ltd, West Coast Park, Bradley Lane, Standish, Wigan WN6 0YR southern depot : Units 10 + 10+ Woodside Park, Foster Av. Dunstable LU5 5TA National Sales Line: Tel: 01257 478540 Fax: 01257 478550 Email: sales@deralam.co.uk www.deralam.co.uk www.mclink.co.uk/857-547. ENQUIRY-Card 547


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Set and Match to Garador! Garador has introduced a complete range of front entrance doors to complement the styles and designs of its garage doors. These exciting new FrontGuard front entrance doors have been carefully designed to match many of Garador’s popular Up & Over and Sectional garage doors, with a wide range of complementary styles, designs

and colours. The front entrance doors are all produced within the Garador group offering the same high end manufacturing and functionality as their garage doors; including excellent security and thermal efficiency. Within the FrontGuard ranges, SBD accredited front doors are also available with extra security features tested by the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) to ensure maximum protection against attempted break-ins. The SBD accreditation also qualifies for 2 points under the Code for Sustainable Homes, a government national standard now used in the home construction industry. High density insulating foam is incorporated in all FrontGuard

front doors for serious thermal and acoustic insulation and even the door frames and seals have been specially designed to minimise the loss of heat and to eliminate thermal bridges. The white FGS 700 FrontGuard front door (pictured) has a stunningly attractive design and a U value down to 1.5 W/m2k. The FrontGuard range offers a number of additional features such as rubber sealing on all four sides of the door panel; a 5 point high security locking system, 3 way adjustable hinges for quick and easy installation. With a choice of 14 colours and finishes, and optional features such as transom lights, brass or chrome spy holes, window drips and an electric strike plate with key catch for keyless access, you can build a door to suit your requirements. This range of FrontGuard front doors along with an extensive choice of Up & Over and Sectional garage doors, confirms Garador’s leadership in the external door market and with prices from just £898 (excluding VAT) for a front door they offer excellent value for money.

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34 Doors, Windows & Hardware . View our publication online at www.McDermottPublishing.com . May 2015 . This can still be seen today above the main entrance way and why it is known as ‘Elephant House’. Due to the special architectural interest of this Victorian Building, it was granted Grade II Listing in 2009. In 2013 Hawkins\Brown was commissioned to draw up plans to change the use of the building to accommodate offices. In such an old building, with the addition of the heritage listing, the project needed to be carefully considered ensuring a sustainable, comfortable and safe working environment was created. The original single glazed windows presented a problem; they were unable to be replaced, they were draughty and did little to combat noise from the busy roads outside. Bespoke designed secondary glazing was the solution to achieving high levels of noise attenuation and thermal insulation, as well as being regularly used on listed buildings and those in conservation areas. Elephant House, built in 1890-1901, was a bottle store for Camden Brewery which A total of 8 windows were was in the adjacent building. William Bradford, the leading architect of the time treated with two different styles used highly ornamental stonework to create an elephant’s head, which was the of openings from the Selectaglaze heritage range. A branding of one of the brewery’s famous pale ales. single hinged panel with a

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Newly-designed Patio Door is added to Veka’s innovative Imagine suite The VEKA UK Group has introduced the third product in its innovative Imagine range with the addition of a new, in-line sliding Patio Door. The door was previewed at the 2014 FIT Show where it drew much attention for its contemporary stepped outerframe styling. Sales and Marketing Director for The VEKA UK Group, Colin Torley explains: “With the Imagine Patio Door we've developed a truly versatile product – easily tailored to existing design schemes and available in 18 colours and woodgrains from the Variations range. “Homeowners can choose two, three or four pane configurations, double or triple glazing, and internal or external sliding sashes – there's even the option for both doors to slide.”

Sovereign supplies 369 VEKA Vertical Sliders for Notting Hill renovation The Vertical Slider Window System from VEKA has been used exclusively in the re-glazing of a large social housing development in West London's Notting Hill. Fabricated and installed by Sovereign Group Ltd. – close neighbours of The VEKA UK Group's HQ and flagship manufacturing plant – the substantial order totalled 369 Matrix 70 frames, delivered and installed over the fourmonth period from October 2014 to January 2015. Winterbourne House, the 1930s-built development under renovation has made the news in recent years for its location on Portland Road, close to the homes of such Hollywood stars as Nicole Kidman and Matt LeBlanc.

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curved head was used in most of the openings, which mimics the original and allows access to the primary window. The discreet frames along with flush hinges and flush locks created a flawless look and achieved the desired benefits, without compromising the beauty of the original Victorian windows. Established in 1966 and granted the Royal Warrant in 2004 Selectaglaze are the secondary glazing specialists. With an array of options, they find the best suited window to meet the client’s needs.

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VARIANT® Compact Planum Comar The Compact Planum is one of the latest additions to the VARIANT® heavy duty door hinge range from SIMONSWERK. With its 3D receiver installed in the door leaf, this new VARIANT Compact hinge system offers an ideal solution to the trend for narrow frame constructions. When used with slim line frame designs, the Planum version with its reduced, elegant knuckle, just 15 mm in diameter, and a high load capacity of 160 kg, further underlines the door element´s straight-lined appearance for residential and heavy-duty doors. SIMONSWERK is Europe´s leading Hinge Manufacturer with a history spanning more than 125 years in the manufacture of high quality brass, aluminium and stainless steel hinges for doors and windows. www.mclink.co.uk/857-129 ENQUIRY-Card 129

5P.i Advanced Window System

Integration is the key factor which underpins the latest new product launch from Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems. Their market leading Comar 9P.i Framing system offers fast-track semi unitised construction for floor to ceiling glazing, allowing tilt/turn or casement windows to hang direct from the Comar 9P.i Frame as well as rebated doors. With the addition of thermal foam and triple glazing Comar 9P.i offers U-values down to 0.77, creating a future proof solution for their architectural, contractor and fabricator partners. Comar announce they have incorporated the technology from their Comar 9P.i system into the Comar 5P.i window range, and are now launching the Comar 5P.i Advanced Casement and Tilt/Turn window system which integrates seamlessly into Comar 9P.i creating the option for standalone high performance windows. www.mclink.co.uk/857-130 ENQUIRY-Card 130


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Hörmann's HST side-sliding garage door combines style and innovation

The latest advances in garage door technology can be found in the side-sliding HST sectional from Hörmann, which offers unique features for special fitting situations. An ideal fit if headroom is limited, the HST is perfect for creating a style statement while maintaining high levels of security. Side-sliding doors recess quietly and ever-so-smoothly into tracks along the garage wall, offering an excellent alternative to the traditional sectional door. Precise and easy door travel is achieved with Hörmann's unique twin rollers, which make the HST one of the most stable sidesliding sectionals on the market.

The open-ended aluminium floor rail is easy to keep free from leaves and debris, all while guiding the door panels safely and securely – an essential feature for both the manual and automated versions.

feature means that a simple press of the handle or handset will open the door to a selected point. Therefore, an alternative separate pedestrian entrance is created, giving the end user the ultimate in convenience.

PU-insulated panels help to achieve a U-value of up to 1.9 W/(m2.K) for the fitted door, while built-in finger trap protection and a double automatic safety cut-out ensure its safe operation.

Naturally, a wide range of decorative options are available, from different styles of windows to textured surface finishes and assorted handles - all of which can add to the door’s stunning kerb-side appeal.

Not only is Hörmann’s HST innovative in its design, including its multiple security and safety aspects, it also boasts the world's first handle actuated, automatic wicket door function. This unique

Whatever your design challenge, Hörmann has the products, expertise and knowledge to deliver the perfect style of garage door, whatever the budget. www.mclink.co.uk/857-554

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Invisible Innovation from Aspex Aspex, one of the UK’s leading door and ironmongery companies, has launched the Novista Riser door range, which are designed to ‘disappear’ within the wall construction. The Novista Riser doorset includes a steel doorframe, which is supplied pre-cut and mitred for easy assembly on site and which, when fitted, is totally concealed within either a stud or block wall rendering the door virtually invisible, when closed, as there are no obtrusive architraves. Novista Riser doorsets are available as double or singles with either a three- or a foursided frame. The four-sided frames are particularly suitable for use on riser doors and allow skirting boards to run uninterrupted below the door, thereby allowing the door to blend in almost seamlessly with the adjacent walls. The threesided frames are suitable for storerooms and cleaner’s cupboards and the height of these can be adjusted to align with adjacent riser doors. The Novista Riser doorsets are ideal for use in hotels as bathroom access doors, or risers,

and also in commercial office buildings and apartments. Ashley Burberry, Managing Director of Aspex UK said, “This new range demonstrates our commitment to providing our customers with the highest quality design solutions and helps to overcome the problem on many developments of unsightly riser cupboards. We have demonstrated over recent years that we are happy to, either partner with Europe’s best-in-class manufacturers, or to develop our own products to meet the requirements of architects, designers and developers alike.”

Lumi sheds new light on windows Apeer, the leading edge manufacturer of composite door sets, has entered the windows market with a groundbreaking new, structurally bonded window and door glazing system.

The new Novista Riser doorset range is designed, manufactured and tested to very exacting standards. The doorsets are available with a fire rating of either FD30 or FD60, with both standard and concealed hinges, in either a three or four sided frame. The Novista Riser doorset range is supplied in sections making the product easy to store, move around site and install. The system is very versatile and can be used within either taped & jointed or plaster skimmed walls.

A first in its field, the radically styled new Lumi collection is set to bring the seamless sophistication of iconic glass structure to the residential housing market. The design-led range of frameless windows, doors, entrance glazing, French doors and a bi-fold door system is being launched at Grand Designs (May 2-10, ExCel, London). Offering a frame-free, 'wall of light profile' the triple glazed Lumi collection is distinguished by its fused ceramic colour border. This is available in eight different exterior colours and eight further interior finishes. "Entering the glazing market is a natural next step for us. We've in depth knowledge of the sector and producing a fibre glass window collection is an obvious progression for our business" said Asa McGillian. As the md of Apeer he has been the driving force behind the company's innovative all-GRP composite doors and contemporary Modo collection. Lumi itself has been in development for more than two-and-a-half years and represents an investment of nearly a million pounds for the company. Said Asa: "I knew that if we were going to enter the windows market I wanted to do it with a radically different product. One that would offer an alternative to anything else out there and would appeal to consumers looking for the kind of cutting edge

design with which they could make a lifestyle statement." As well as being available in a full suite of matching designs, Lumi has a host of construction and performance benefits: stormproof design with flush proportional glazing (the double rebate is completely hidden) 50mm triple glazed (6-4-4) toughened glass for maximum insulation and noise reduction 80mm GRP double rebate frame offers exceptional U-values - as low as 0.7w/m2k on fixed glazing panels Triple gasket seal Double euro groove allows for versatile hardware options, concealed hinges and window locks High security Winkhaus lock system Kitemark glass and Kitemark Lumi composite front door options Fab & Fix hardware Variable clear glazing options Concealed hinges offer smooth action, high weight load opening and wide opening Lumi comes with a 10 year guarantee (structural, mechanical and colour fast). Said Asa McGillian:"What we have done is apply our leading edge technology skills to the windows sector to offer homeowners an exciting new alternative to PVC, hardwood, timber-aluminium composites and powder coated aluminium options."

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Lumi windows are available as left and right opening options, fixed panes and top openers. External colour options are light blue, black, white, cream, light grey, Chartwell green, anthracite grey and slate blue. Exterior finish choices are in halo white, cream, black, anthracite grey, AnTeak, Siena, Winchester and Swamp Oak. www.mclink.co.uk/857-556 ENQUIRY-Card 556


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PREMDOR THE FIRST CHOICE FOR LAMINATE DOORS The old laminated internal doors of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s were consigned to public buildings, commercial environments and educational establishments, functionality being the prime specification. Often single coloured with minimal design content, the laminate door of the past was utilitarian at best.


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The latest Premdor range of High Pressure Laminate (HPL) doors is more than capable of withstanding damage caused by face impact, offering high resistance to scratches and abrasions or where regular cleaning is essential, is also resistant to chemical cleaning products. HPL doors therefore offer superior durability and strength and are both functional and hygienic in everyday use.

The Premdor laminate door collection of today however presents a technically advanced product range with colours, patterns and wood effect options that would grace any environment, setting a new industry benchmark. This versatile range is totally suited to all high traffic public environments, but now due to the combination of extreme durability and stunning good looks, is equally at home in a domestic setting.

Supplied with PEFC chain of custody, the new Premdor Interior White HPL faced doors have a robust solid core construction as standard on 35mm doors,and with a framed construction FD30 fire door options are available. High Quality Polyrey™ laminates are used throughout the range providing a white surface finish that could never be achieved by conventional brush painting. To complete the finish, white HPL doors are manufactured with over laminated 6mm oak effect hardwood lippings to the two long edges. With deep stockholding at Premdor’s manufacturing warehouse and distribution facility in South Yorkshire, these doors are available for immediate delivery. In addition to, and complementing the white HPL range comes a highly versatile, extensive range of coloured, patterned and woodgrain effect doors, with a vast choice of over 80 options, again faced with High Quality Polyrey™ HPL. This range is available as singles, pairs and aperture doors, using

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traditional solid core construction,and includes framed 30 and 60 minute fire doors. The doors are beautifully finished with both oak effect lippings and walnut effect lippings depending upon the colour finish. With such a comprehensive range of colours, styles and designs, Premdor has now established itself as the Industry’s foremost supplier of laminate doors. It will be appreciated that the range presents exceptional reproduction qualities, particularly with woodgrain effects creating an appearance that is close to perfection. With the same impact and scratch resistance, superior durability and hygienic qualities as the white HPL range, this collection is easily one of the most visually striking in the industry.

Due to the complexity of colours and patterns this range is available on a made to order basis by contacting the Premdor Sales Office by telephoning 0844 2090008 or visit

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Leading timber window and door manufacturer Dale has introduced a range of roof lanterns into its product range which the company will deliver fully finished and ready to fit just 3 weeks after receiving the order. guarantees including 30 years fungal and insect, 10 year sealed unit, 10 year workmanship and eight year paint guarantee. Ordering has been made extremely simple, select the roof lantern size required, call the company on 0845 652 7399 or email them on sales@dalewindows.co.uk , place the order and the finished product will be delivered to site three weeks later. “Roof lanterns are becoming increasingly popular and add a real sense of style to any development and we are

delighted to introduce the new range into our product portfolio,” said Dale’s Richard Chapman. “Quality, speed and simplicity are at the heart of the new range of lanterns and like all Dale products, are backed up with market leading guarantees. The result is a range that is extremely competitive from a price perspective, beautifully made and available in a quick turnaround time to help better manage a project,” added Richard. www.mclink.co.uk/857-558 ENQUIRY-Card 558

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The company, which enjoyed a highly successful 2014 seeing turnover rise by 40%, its merchant customer base increase by 35% and sales increase significantly, says the use of standard glass sizes within the new range combined with its high quality manufacturing processes is key to the short lead times. With nine standard lantern sizes in the range – six rectangular and three square – the roof lanterns are available in one colour – white, inside and out - and come complete with Dale’s renowned product

For more information and advice on timber windows and doors visit www.dalewindows.co.uk or call them on 0845 652 7399.

Norvik New Build Helps Buck the Trend Norvik New Build specialises in the supply of made to measure windows and doors to new build residential and commercial properties as well as supplying Builders Merchants, and echoing the upward trend in the wider construction arena, is pleased to report a sales increase.

As well as the organic growth in the sector, Norvik has recently been winning more contracts thanks to its ability to supply a wide range of products. This is as a direct result of the trend towards vendor rationalisation where more companies are choosing to work with one trusted supplier rather than an array. “The ability to supply a wide range also enables us to stay ahead of market trends,” explains Rob Stewart, Head of Sales and Marketing for Norvik. “There is currently an increase in demand for more colours for example, so the wide palette of colours we offer for windows and doors are particularly useful for customers who want to stay

ahead of these fast changing trends. Even more specifically there are trends with particular customers – within the housebuilding sector alone, one house builder will require more traditional products such as PVC-U vertical sliding sash and foiled woodgrain colour finishes that replicate timber, while another is looking for more contemporary coloured casement windows and Blackfinish composite doors. “Regardless of the product we are supplying, we always make sure we are abreast of up and coming changes to legislation so that we are always one step ahead on behalf of our customers. “

“Epic Support” “To enable us to deliver on our promises and provide the level of attention to detail our customers have come to expect, we need suppliers that afford us the same level of support. Synseal does just that. Not only do they supply us a wide range of profile and fully manufactured value-adding products so that we can meet all our customers’ requirements, they also offer epic marketing support. We have always taken advantage of their brochures, specification folders and promotional posters but most recently they have developed a new bespoke website on our behalf.

“Norvik has grown substantially in the last 12 months and has doubled its staff to stay ahead of the increased demand. With this investment in place alongside our expansive product range, expertise and understanding of the sector, we look forward to continuing to work closely with our customers to deliver quality properties to the new build market.” For more information, contact Norvik New Build Ltd on 01226 340182 enquiries@norvik.co.uk

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Firewise Supplies Ltd suppliers of Intumescent Draught,Weather, Acoustic Seals & Fire Rated products

Now with on line sales and next day delivery Firewise Supplies Ltd are proud to be one of the UK’s foremost suppliers of Intumescent Draught,Weather and Acoustic Seals as well as a wide range of Fire Rated products including Fire Rated Foam and Intumescent Mastic, both currently on offer. With over twenty years’ experience within the industry we provide a trusted and reliable service to our customers and one of the widest product ranges available in one place.

marked in accordance with ETAG 026-2. With an ever increasing change to both products and regulations within the market place, Firewise have identified the need for a ‘one stop’ solution for customers’ requirements. Our extensive range covers the whole spectrum of all the leading manufacturers within this sector, which enables us to provide informed, nonbiased, factual information, to ensure products are delivered on time and at highly competitive rates.

Enjoying an enviable reputation for both efficient sales and prompt distribution worldwide. We are able to combine our unique expertise and experience within the industry to offer customers an exceptional level of service. Firewise also provide expert technical advice and are happy to advice on one off or bespoke solutions as part of our customer service.

Our website is designed to provide our customers with easy access to all our products. You can either search for products using the simple navigation menu system, or use the search engine.

Firewise are committed to the CE mark process and are pleased to announce that fire tests in accordance with EN1366-3 are now successfully completed for its range of pipe wraps and fire collars. The products are currently being assessed for durability performance in accordance with ETAG026. Firewise Fire Collars are CE

Ordering & Delivery: Most of our products are available directly from stock at highly competitive rates. To complement this, we offer an excellent sales and technical back up service and are always available to assist you with your enquiry or order.

Datasheets are available to download for all the products on the site. Just navigate to the product page and click on the download link on the top toolbar.

with quickly & efficiently. Goods from stock are dispatched the same day up to 4.00pm, using either a standard overnight delivery or choose from the various options of ‘AM’ services that we can offer, including Saturday’s Firewise Supplies Limited Unit 5, The Old Brewery, Brewery Road, Pampisford, Cambridge, CB22 3EW Tel. 01223 839727 Fax: 01223 837487 Email: sales@firewise.co.uk Web: www.firewise.co.uk

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NorDan windows and doors supplied to Butlins Minehead with McGoff and Byrne. NorDan has completed a contract with privately owned, multi award winning contractors McGoff & Byrne building 117 lakeside chalets with 2, 3 and 4 bedrooms, for holiday business Butlins at Westlake Village Minehead.

Solar windows completes successful installation for Crest Nicholson

Voted ‘Installation of the Year’ by systems company REHAU and its customers, the recent contract completed by Solar Windows for Crest Nicholson in Colchester features more than 1000 tilt and turn windows and open out French doors. The installation is at the new Rosewood development, which has been built on the site of the former Severalls Hospital in the town. It includes nearly 250 contemporary properties built with echoes of traditional ‘Essex’ house design

and includes a mix of apartments and 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes. In each of the properties, commercial specialist Solar Windows has fabricated and installed tilt and turn windows in the REHAU TOTAL70C PVC-U window system

Says Phil Hulse, regional director at NorDan, “We won this contract because we totally understood the requirements of this contract from specification of the right window and door products to the logistics of ordering and supply to the build schedule. This project required precision products with a long life cycle, low maintenance requirements, easily accessible spare parts, and the logistics to match. The whole project was completed within 54 weeks, hats off to a magnificent contractor.” McGoff and Byrne is a privately owned, UK based construction and integrated support services business, focused on key areas of the market including leisure, retail, commercial and healthcare. The full range of window and door products from NorDan feature –from the Bordorren composite entrance doorsets, a high secure, thermally efficient doorset, to the timber tilt and turn fully reversible windows, timber painted finished sliding patio doors and balcony doors. It’s an impressive collection designed in Norway by the Scandinavian window and door market leader. David McGoff, Group

and French doors in the high performance REHAU GENEO® composite window and door system. The emphasis throughout is on both aesthetics, with all of the frames being coloured RAL7015 light grey on the external faces, and on thermal efficiency to help the development achieve its target of a Level 4 rating under the Code for Sustainable Homes. The tilt and turn windows are triple glazed achieving 1.0W/m²K and the low threshold French doors in REHAU’s composite RAU-FIPRO® material are double glazed to achieve 1.1W/m²K. They were specified by project architects Broadway Malyan. Caerphilly based Solar Windows is a preferred window supplier to Crest Nicholson and has supplied and installed REHAU windows on a number of large scale, high profile projects across the southern half of the UK including at Portishead in Bristol and at Centenary Quay in Southampton. As well as winning the first ever ‘Installation of the Year’ title from REHAU, the Rosewood Park development also won an NHBC Pride in the Job Quality Award for its site manager Jim Nicol.

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Commercial Director at McGoff & Byrne said: “What was important to us and our client was a supplier who understood the challenges of the project and offered advice and support through production and installation. NorDan’s timber window and doors products are designed to suit all weathers, including this seaside location providing high quality timber engineered window frames, with a proven long life cycle. The robustness of the engineering and the back up support from NorDan for spare parts in the unlikely event of maintenance requirements was important.” The buildings were constructed using timber frame systems from Stewart Milne (SMTS). NorDan was founded in 1926 in Moi, Norway and is one of Europe’s biggest manufactures of high quality timber window and door products, with a capacity through 8 manufacturing plants. The firm was founded by members of the Rasmussen family who are still directing the business three generations on. www.nordan.co.uk www.mclink.co.uk/857-561 ENQUIRY-Card 561


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Brio, the world-leading designer and manufacturer of sliding and folding door hardware solutions, is helping Input Joinery of Andover in Hampshire create its prestigious hardwood bifolding door installations, including a highly specialist

curved bi-folding door project. He goes on to explain that sliding folding timber doors are a relatively new concept in the UK for domestic properties and are becoming very popular in both the new-build and replacement window/door

market. “They can open to almost 95% of the opening available, unlike traditional sliding patio doors which only open to about 45% of the available width. The maximum width of each leaf is around 1.0m and the maximum door height around 3.3m. Systems

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can be manufactured from just two leaves to a maximum of 16, with one leaf being used for access.” At the moment, he says, Input Joinery is manufacturing around eight to ten high-end bi-folding hardwood door projects a month and now relies solely on Brio to supply the hardware. “We like the Weatherfold range from Brio and we also favour Brio’s mortise hinges which give a traditional joinery finish to the doors. Before we discovered Brio we had been using another well-known supplier but after meeting the Brio staff at a trade show on a visit with Westward Building Services, we decided we liked the product and liked the support they were offering. “The most recent project we have undertaken came via architect Chris Tizzard who had specified a set of curved bifolding hardwood doors on a large private house: he recommended us to the building contractor Kircher Building Services of Lightwater. This was a very specialised commission so we took time to

discuss the best way forward with Brio as we needed, for example, to calculate how the track would bend, and they worked with us closely to manufacture and supply the necessary hardware – which fitted absolutely spot-on and the doors work perfectly. It was a first for us and everyone is exceptionally pleased with the result. A family firm founded in 1979 with a staff of five, now well into its fourth decade, Input Joinery has built a reputation for quality products and customer service and now employs 60 staff with a turnover of around £4 million per annum. NEW from Brio, Free of charge, is a USB which will link our customers directly to the complete Brio sliding and folding hardware range. Simply email ‘Range USB Offer’ to sales@briouk.com and include your postal address. For more details on the BRIO product range visit www.briouk.com www.mclink.co.uk/857-563 ENQUIRY-Card 563

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London to Athens with Freeflow! brand being very much like another. That can be a costly mistake.

Freefoam Building Products, a leading manufacturer of PVC building products for the Irish, UK and Mainland European markets has just released figures to show that if all the guttering sold in 2014 was laid end to end it would reach from London to Athens!

These figures highlight that an increasing number of construction professionals are realising the benefits of the Freeflow brand. For many fitters a rainwater system is out of sight so out of mind - until it goes wrong and many will assume that rainwater systems are a commodity with one

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Freefoam’s rainwater range, Freeflow, offers clever solutions to common issues giving fitters considerable benefits with the added choice both PVC and Cast Iron effect finishes. Co-extruded gutter with a white interior to minimise heat absorption and reduce expansion, highly visible red advanced long-life compressible seals which create flexible watertight joints, and gutters and downpipes covered with protective film to survive transit and storage. All features that make Freeflow the ultimate fit and forget product that can be relied on to perform year after year.

The Freeflow rainwater system is available in a range of four colours, black, white, brown and caramel and a variety of systems including round, square, deep and ogee. A Cast Iron effect system in both round and deep was added last year giving specifiers and property developers the choice of a low maintenance long lasting PVC system with the charm and appeal of authentic cast iron features.

year has opened up further opportunities for our customers and underlines our commitment to develop products that look good and perform well.

Colin St John, UK General Manager, summarised “The Freeflow range is an integral part of our product offering, and seeing these figures is a clear indication of the number of construction professionals who are choosing to benefit from the features that Freeflow offers. Adding the cast iron range last

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A step up from Natural Brett Martin provide a runaway TRAFFEX 2015 – Resounding solution for stormwater Success for Instarmac Paving Products

Leading paving manufacturer Brett Landscaping has provided materials and design concepts to ensure kerb appeal at a new housing development in Sheffield. Hull-based Ashridge Contractors turned to Brett for assistance on Keepmoat Homes’ Cutler’s View development to provide a durable paving solution that can withstand traffic loadings and provide good looks to complement the project. The Alpha Antique Charcoal paver from Brett Landscaping was quickly identified as the optimum choice aesthetically, but the structural requirements of the carriageway surface – which had to resist the horizontal forces exerted by passing traffic – meant that Brett needed to engineer an appropriate solution.

Natural Paving Products (UK) Ltd, the UK’s leading independent supplier of high quality, ethically sourced natural stone landscaping products, has expanded its accessories collection with the addition of a premium range of step kits and pool copings. New for 2015, the range adds a new dimension to landscape design, allowing customers to create stylish transitions between different areas. Available in eight different colours that complement Natural Paving Products’ flagstone ranges, the step kits and pool coping can be seamlessly integrated into any garden design. All of the step kits and pool copings come with a practical and textured finish and are available in a variety of sizes and thicknesses to accommodate the most creative designs.

Brett Martin Plumbing and Drainage has provided the answer to surface water runoff with the launch of StormCrate, an underground modular geocellular unit which is proven at managing excessive stormwater and is an ideal solution for domestic soakaways. The UK has experienced some of the worst floods on record in previous years so the need to manage surface water runoff has been a crucial consideration for developers and housebuilders. The use of engineered Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) such as StormCrate is seen as one way of addressing the problem of flooding and avoiding using an overloaded sewer system.

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Traffex 2015, the international show for traffic management, road safety and highways maintenance, welcomed over 11,000 visitors over its three day duration, as well as providing CPD certified seminar sessions with key speakers from the industry. Instarmac impressed visitors with its pharmacy themed stand, which showcased its range of Asset Care solutions from its Ultracrete and Ultrascape brands. This included Ultracrete's HAPAS approved products and systems, which are independently tested and proven, helping to reduce your total cost of asset ownership, and Ultrascape's BS 7533 compliant mortar paving system, which can be used to build schemes that withstand in excess of 1000 axles a day and gives a construction life of over 40 years. www.mclink.co.uk/857-134 ENQUIRY-Card 134


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Decking g Specialists in draining water from in and around buildings for over 100 years. Renovation roof outlets are just one of our specialties, see www.dallmer.com for our complete range of products.

L Long l tting last ti pro otection t ti The perfect anti-slip finish for added safety > Will not crack, peel or blister > Protects against mould, algae e and fungal decay > Water and weather resistant Call or visit the web for stockists.

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Marshalls brings street furniture brands together Woodhouse now fully integrated with Marshalls Marshalls, the UK’s leading hard landscaping manufacturer, has announced that it will be bringing together all of its street furniture products and specialist businesses into a singular brand offering. Having been a part of the brand for 10 years, leading street furniture, lighting and signage manufacturer Woodhouse, has now become fully integrated into the Marshalls street furniture portfolio. Now, we’re delighted to announce these bespoke product solutions will be brought together with the rest of our street furniture portfolio into our single Marshalls brand – helping clients to create an extraordinary, cohesive style with ease. All of the things you love about Woodhouse will remain, but with a number of added benefits. We’ll still have the same philosophy for quality and design, but with the wider selection of products and extra technical support that the Marshalls brand brings. As an element of the Marshalls brand,

Woodhouse will become our bespoke street furniture solutions offering. As such, Woodhouse Bespoke Product Solutions will be perfect for bringing your creative concepts and ideas to life. Marshalls, best known for hard landscaping products, has been a leading supplier of street furniture for nearly 35 years. Jaz Vilkhu, Managing Director of Marshalls Street Furniture, said: “This is a really exciting time for us and will bring a range of benefits for our customers. “The same philosophy for quality and

design that Woodhouse has become renowned for will remain, however there will be a wider selection of products available and the extra technical support that the Marshalls brand brings. “Woodhouse has worked on some of the most iconic schemes worldwide and has become a trusted expert in the creation of exceptional bespoke product solutions, so harnessing their expertise and focussing on this area makes perfect sense. All of the products and content from the Woodhouse website has been

migrated across to the Marshalls website. We will continue to publish and share the great social content that clients enjoyed through the Woodhouse website, however this will now be published through Marshalls new ‘Creating Better’ knowledge blog where a broader range of subjects will be covered. For more information or to speak to a street furniture expert please call 0870 990 7504 or email info@marshalls.co.uk www.mclink.co.uk/857-572 ENQUIRY-Card 572

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Self adhered membrane Get it covered - with Thompson’s hard-working roof range with benefits for all Installation times can be cut by up to 50 per cent, with no need for the use of adhesives on site courtesy of the new Sarnafil Self Adhered membrane from Sika Sarnafil. A self adhered hot air weldable roof membrane – Sarnafil G410 FSA – combines all the traditional and proven advantages of a Sarnafil membrane with fast and easy installation thanks to a strong self adhered attachment method. Instant adhesion means time and money can be saved by all parties – installers, specifiers and building owners – with a quick turnaround and shorter times on site. The peel and stick application method of Sarnafil Self Adhered provides instant wind uplift resistance through the self adhesive backing.

When it comes to taking care of roofs – Thompson’s has got it covered. Its hardworking range offers everything from emergency cover to long-term protection and everyday maintenance. So whether the job is patching up, weather-proofing or re-doing the lot, there is a professional product to help get the job done. Thompson’s 10 Year Roof Seal offers ultimate versatility; an easy to apply covering that provides a decade of protection against the elements, that flexes with the natural movement of the roof. Rain-proof after just six hours, it can be used to finish newly laid felting or as added cover for an older surface. Its unique elastomeric formula means it performs even better than traditional bitumen coatings.

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Spacetherm® - outstanding performance for Grade II listed theatre Nottingham Playhouse is a Grade II* Listed theatre with a conventional proscenium layout, seating an audience of 770. It has English Heritage importance, and is an iconic landmark, with hundreds of productions, events and exhibitions taking place throughout the year attracting thousands of visitors. The challenge for Gleeds Building Surveying Ltd was to reduce the Playhouse’s energy bills by making the 1960s building significantly more energy efficient - without damaging or altering the building appearance and without disrupting theatre operations. The innovative façade design included the use of Spacetherm® blanket from the Proctor Group. 15mm Spacetherm Blanket was used between the Glazing and Board to improve thermal performance of the building.

Moduglass quartet illuminate manuscripts at Enfield library

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Extensive refurbishment and redevelopment work at a library in the London Borough of Enfield has included the installation of four large, high performance rooflights from the Jet Cox range. The phased two-year programme of works centred on the Palmers Green library building is being led by Enfield’s Library and Museum Services department and is on course to be completed this autumn; with significant improvements being promised for users. These include a more comfortable and better lit interior environment to which the Jet Cox Moduglass rooflights will make a significant contribution. The library actually stands alongside the now redundant Southgate Town Hall - which is being converted for residential use – while an annexe has also been demolished.

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Oakland Projects launches new age roofing technology Traditional flat roofs have long been the bane of the building industry. They are slow to install requiring three layers of roofing felt with each having to be sealed and finished with messy hot tar. The finished roof is extremely heavy, adding deadweight to the roofing timbers causing dips in the ply or chipboard which causes ponding after rain adding more weight and possible damage. So no wonder a felt roof can leak after just a few years. But now bespoke building and refurbishment company, Oakland Projects, has introduced a new concept in flat roofing. Working with manufacturers and trusted clients the company has developed the most modern approach to the problem, while adding a little light to the subject. Paul Sundborg, Operations Director of Oakland Projects, explained. “We have been installing super light yet

extremely strong fibreglass flat roof structures that are so reliable and leak free that we can also fit them with attractive skylights providing an extra ambience to an otherwise plain roof setting. “Fibreglass roofs can be quickly and cleanly installed by our experienced fitters in much less time than traditional but old fashioned felters. But even more important is the load bearing weight. Where a felted roof area would have a load weight of say 1.5 tons the equivalent weight of a 3mm fibreglass roof installed by our roofers is just 80kg, (176lb). These roofs have been tried and tested by us. We believe they are the modern way forward in flat roofing design and technology,” he added. Fibreglass roofs can be fitted with frameless skylights to create a fresh, light feel to any area. Lightweight powder coated aluminium roof lanterns use the latest silicone

bonding techniques, as well as rapid fitting, with sizes up to 4m by 2m being available. The glazing is self clean with a low U value (1) and a 20 year non leak warranty. Tried and proved by Oakland Projects the skylights offer minimum joints and bars with a maximum glazed area. With over 25 years’ practical experience, covering all market sectors, Oakland Projects has the benefit of a nationwide labour force. The company specialises in luxury construction, fit-outs, upgrades, extensions and refurbishment programmes with a realistic work schedule for all clients. Oakland Projects recently launched its new website which showcases the company’s luxury building company’s impressive range of services, including bespoke shop fitting contracts. You can now view the company at www.oaklandprojects.co.uk or email info@oaklandprojects.co.uk www.mclink.co.uk/857-594 ENQUIRY-Card 594

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50 Roofing, Cladding & Insulation Synseal is proud to introduce Celsius solid roof â&#x20AC;&#x201C; a new and innovative system that employs a structural framework of timber components with environmentally-friendly Envirotile external roof tiles and cappings to create a truly warm solid roof construction, with no possibility of cold bridging. At the heart of the system are thermally-efficient structural insulated panels (SIPs), enabling Celsius solid roof to achieve a pitched roof U-value of 0.18 W/m2K for compliance in England and Wales. The U-value of 0.15 W/m2K for compliance in Scotland is achieved by fitting insulated plasterboard to line and finish the solid roof interior. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Selecting the right supply partners to complement our Synseal Envirotile was key to the success of Celsius solid roof and with structural insulated panels (SIPs) from Kingspan TEK Building Systems, fixings from Rapierstar and optional roof windows from VELUX we have sourced the very best products to construct a well-engineered system of the highest quality,â&#x20AC;? comments Synsealâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Head of R&D, Phil Parry. Synseal Envirotile external roofing components are injection moulded to Synsealâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s exact specifications from 100% recycled polypropylene. Precision manufactured and lightweight, each single Envirotile has a low profile chamfered front-leading edge with an aesthetically pleasing riven finish, is 12mm in thickness, weighs just 610

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grams and is extremely simple to fix yet performs exceptionally, securely locking into adjacent tiles without any need for battening to form a quick-fitting and fully integrated roof covering. A single mechanical fixing point at the head in addition to the innovative interlocking design ensures that Synseal Envirotiles fit securely and easily, ready to

withstand wind and weather. Envirotiles are 80% lighter than standard concrete tiles, weighing 8.4kg per square metre in contrast with cement or natural slate roof tile products that typically weigh 50 kg per square metre. Available in a choice of 3 popular and appealing colours: Black, Brown or

Terracotta, the interlocking Envirotiles are self-draining, self-ventilating and branded with the Synseal logo for ease of identification. The single or double Envirotiles are easy to handle and cut on site for a precision finish at concealed hip or valley roof edge intersections. Fully approved and registered by the Local Authority Building Control (LABC), Celsius solid roof is available for existing glazed conservatory roof replacements or new build applications in Lean-To, Georgian, Gable and Victorian building extension styles. Synsealâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Roofing Technical Manager Neville Gleed has been the driving force behind the product development, overseeing all the key design stages including component prototyping and trial site installation of the full system to ensure that every detail of Celsius solid roof is perfect and ready for launch. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our aim has been to create the bestlooking, most thermally-efficient and easiest-to-fit solid roof on the market today,â&#x20AC;? says Neville, â&#x20AC;&#x153;while at the same time delivering full compliance with Building Regulations for new or retro-fit applications. Speed of installation is essential, because on site time = money.â&#x20AC;?

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52 Roofing, Cladding & Insulation

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Skyline Provides Unique Solution At Fire Station Skyline fascia soffits from Alumasc Rainwater have been used on the roof of a Manchester fire station, as a unique solution to their training needs. The station is fully operational and also provides training facilities to both new and existing firefighters, including cadets from 14-17 year olds. The brickwork on the parapet wall of the fire station roof had started to blow, so to prevent further damage and to improve the aesthetics of the building, the parapet wall was recladded. This area is also used in training sessions by firefighters abseiling down the side of the building, so the new cladding needed protection. Station management approached Alumasc for a solution, resulting in the specification of 30 metres of Alumasc’s Skyline coping and vertical fascia systems. The installation was carried out by Alumasc’s approved contractor, Roweaver Developments and overseen by Architect Warburton Associates of

Salford. Uniquely, the Skyline installation was tailored to provide additional reinforcement on the areas used for training, and to visually differentiate them, these areas were finished with Alumasc’s BBA Approved powder coating in a bespoke red, with the remainder in grey. Dave Slater, Managing Director at Roweaver Developments, said: “The installation of the Alumasc Skyline was fairly straightforward, due largely to the proactive project management and teamwork between us and the Alumasc technical team. Samples were provided and design

changes were made to make the installation more practical. The only challenge we encountered was having to use specialist scaffolding when installing the Skyline system above an area of the fire station which has a perspex lean-to roof. “As an Alumasc approved installer, we’re very familiar with the Skyline product and find it easy to install. It always provides a quality, reliable capping solution for our customers.” Alumasc Rainwater’s Skyline fascia soffit system features top of the range roof edge details to suit all designs and budgets. Manufactured from high quality, polyester powder coated

aluminium, the Skyline system is available in four bold generic shapes with bespoke designs available to order, and offers a life expectancy in excess of 40 years. Its fabricated fittings are mitred, welded and have a smooth finish and its linear components are jointed by internal brackets, avoiding stepped joints. For more information visit www.alumascskyline.co.uk For literature, please call 0333 5771 5008 www.mclink.co.uk/857-581 ENQUIRY-Card 581

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Sunsquare high specification flat roof skylights Sunsquare Limited offer a range of skylights including solutions for fixed units, hinged opening with both electrical and manual opening mechanisms, rooftop access and walk-on skylights. Sunsquare Limited. sales@sunsquare.co.uk

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SPECIFY JJI -JOISTS AND WE’LL GIVE YOU AN I- FULL.

You can rely on JJI-Joists to succeed–whatever the challenge, because JJI-Joists are jam packed with features to make your life easier, and the job quicker. We are the most popular I-Joist in the UK and the I-joist most specified by architects and engineers. So, whether designing or building, choose JJI-Joists with confidence. You’ll find there’s so much more to them than meets the eye.

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Freefoam Launch New Style Double Shiplap Cladding Freefoam, a leading manufacturer of a wide range of innovative products for the building industry in Ireland, the UK and Mainland Europe, has made a valuable addition to its popular cladding range and launched Fortex Pro, a new style double shiplap board.

The new product features an increased width of 333mm and thickness of 9mm creating a stronger board through improved profile design and offers greater coverage at 1.665sqmt per board with a quick and easy calculation for specification purposes. Colour choice is important for any exterior building product and as colour specialists Freefoam have now added four new colours to this product range,

Misty Grey, Cement Grey, Slate Grey and Cappuccino, making a total of ten. The combination of all these new features and the addition of superior colourfastness and weatherability properties using advanced skin technology makes Fortex Pro the perfect choice for all building professionals. The Fortex® cladding range includes a double shiplap plank format 300mm

wide, a weatherboard style at 170mm wide both with an attractive embossed textured wood effect finish and a 250mm wide board with an authentic render finish. PVC-U cladding requires minimal maintenance once installed, a major benefit for property owners and a compelling feature for any property developer or public sector housing provider. With significant environmental credentials, being awarded an A+ rating from the Building Research Establishment’s (BRE) ‘Green Guide To Specification’ when installed with standard components, the range makes a real alternative to timber and fibre cement products. Aidan Harte, Managing Director, Freefoam, comments: “We’ve seen a surge in our Fortex cladding with sales doubling last year. Now is the right time

to augment our existing range with a product specifically manufactured for the professional trade market. A robust board with an attractive finish and impressive range of colours will give our customers a valuable addition to their portfolio of products and a real opportunity to develop new business streams” Freefoam Building Products Tel: 01604 683864 Fax: 01604 580299

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MODULAR AND BESPOKE ROOFLIGHT DESIGNS

POLYURETHANE SPRAYED FOAM INSULATION for Domestic, Industrial, Commercial, Agricultural & Marine purposes. Solves most roof problems Suitable for new build & older constructions including renovations and barn conversions, hard to treat buildings & cavities and agricultural change of use e.g workshops. Bonds to most surfaces. Exceptional alternative to dry lining non-cavity walls. Creates a continuous membrane throughout.

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• Stops condensation • Can prevent slipping • Can literally remove the need for & cost of new roof • Eliminates frozen plumbing • Prevents entry of occasional wind blown rain/snow • Insulates & reduces fuel bills Tel: 01405 812682 • Fax: 01405 817201 • Freephone: 0800 581 247 email: info@webstersinsulation.com • www.webstersinsulation.com • Building Society approved Office: Crow Tree Farm, Crow Tree Bank, Thorne Levels, Doncaster DN8 5FT • Frost Protection

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THE ORIGINAL AND STILL THE BEST Full Technical & Drawing support Glass or Polycarbonate Glazing New Build or Refurbishment Commercial or Residential Powder coated to RAL of choice Building Regulations compliant Full UK Coverage For more information please call 0121 530 4230 or visit jet-cox.co.uk

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Find the rigght insulation for your appplication

• All major insulation brands available • Sound, impartial advice from the UK market leader • Technic e al, specialist expertise and legislation guidance • Comprehensive ranges via our nationwide branch network • Products delivered exactly where and when you need them • Vehicle fleet with offf-load f-load facilities • Fast, flexible, reliable • Ancillary products

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You’ll get a Great Deal with Makita celebrate 100 years with Dickies spring into action keeping Snickers' 40th Anniversary Hoodie Anniversary products you looking professional

Versatile crossline laser is on the level

With a contemporary design and cosy comfort, this hardworking Hoodie is great for all trades on site. Made from a cosy, durable fabric for extra ruggedness, it’s also got an adjustable drawstring hood plus kangaroo handwarmer pockets at the front. What’s more it’s pre-washed for a comfortable and pre-shrunk fit. With top quality Snickers embroidery on the front and a 40th Anniversary logo on the arm, it is available in a wide range of sizes in black. Check out your local Snickers Dealer for availability and great prices – but hurry, this unique celebration garment is only available while stocks last.

Makita celebrate 100 years in worldwide business in 2015 and to mark the occasion in the UK has launched a series of additional power tools finished in a distinctive bright metallic blue colour. These products are limited-edition anniversary versions of tools in the current range and new, multi product sets. The new anniversary version of the Makita DHP481 18v LXT Combi drill features the brushless motor for extra power and run time that generates a best in class 115Nm of torque that will drill 16mm in masonry. This useful 2speed Combi drill will deliver up to 31,500 impacts per minute and has 21 torque settings. It is supplied with a single 5.0Ah Lithium-Ion battery and fast charger packed in a neat, stylish and protective black Macpac connector case.

Dickies, the internationally renowned workwear brand has workwear covered for the warm weather. Work shorts are the perfect option for either outdoor summer work or working in hot conditions Dickies workwear shorts are manufactured using the same fabric and features as the most popular work trousers and therefore are very durable and practical for a variety of tasks. The most popular shorts on offer are the Dickies Redhawk Cargo shorts. These come in a great range of popular colour options, are very simple, yet effective in design and have handy cargo pockets on each leg for storing required items for you work or task in hand. There are many other options for work shorts, from both the Dickies GDT and Industry two-tone collections.

Leading measuring tools manufacturer Stabila has extended its family of multiline laser levels, with the launch of the LAX400, available in the UK through Hyde. Helping builders layout work and position walls, electricians to transfer heights, plumbers to transfer marking points, tillers work more productively and carpenters to make perfect height alignments, the Stabila LAX400 is a versatile piece of kit for all tradesmen. Delivering an unrivalled level of accuracy and precision, this professional multi-line laser produces a 360° horizontal line for marking, alignment and levelling around the entire room.

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The all new Mult iMa st er 350Q ha s been de signed and engineered by FEIN wit h more t han 45 year s of exper ience and k now- how. Wit h 35% more power,, 50% le s s oper at ing noise and t he vibr at ion reduced by a st ag ger ing 70% . The new FMM 350Q is t r uly t he be st in c la s s and from Apr il, for a limit ed t ime only, is available in t he popular syst ainer c a se wit h 41 acce s sor ie s . Chec k your loc al FEIN st oc k ist s for det ails . www.mclink.co.uk/857-588. ENQUIRY-Card 588


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More independence, more precision – the new HKC 55 cordless portable circular saw with new FSK trimming rail Festool is expanding its current 18volt “unplugged” cordless range with the launch of a new compound mitre saw system, the HKC 55. Designed to produce fast, precise and clean cuts, the HKC 55 comes with a powerful 5.2 Ah high-performance battery pack and brushless EC-TEC motor. The balanced weight distribution, simple operation of the hinged cover, intelligent angle and depth adjustment also help the user to work efficiently.

More independence With no power cables, the HKC 55 is therefore ideal for construction work such as roofing. The new FSK trimming rail is available in three different lengths and a rubber spring, which is integrated in the trimming rail, automatically brings the HKC 55 back to the starting position, making the saw always ready to use for the next cross-cutting operation. In order to provide more convenience

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