The quietest member of the West Fraser family

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

Triton Systems used in underpinning old Kent water mill

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

New SFS Tightlapper® range simplifies cladding installation

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

Bristol builder banking on West Fraser boards

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

ARDEX returns to SPATEX 2024

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

Defending Schools from Vandalism and Damage

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

DITRA-HEAT goes the distance on under tile warmth

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

Schlüter®-Systems launches customisable washbasin/vanity unit

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

Keeping your basement dry and your sump pumps healthy

Basement drainage monitoring and notification – Any Device, Anywhere, Any time. Introducing the Delta HLA Plus enabling smarter monitoring and maintenance, less opportunities for mechanical failure and dedicated data-driven technical support. Delta’s new HLA Plus is an advanced monitoring high-water... View Article

Marmox enjoys success at London Build Expo

Insulation specialist, Marmox, is reporting the widespread interest and leads generated by its stand at London Build Expo, which took place at Olympia (15-16th November), where the company displayed a range of its products, including flying the flag for a... View Article

W40 steel profiles an ideal match for modern living

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

How can early engagement help to improve fire safety performance?

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