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Knauf brings revolutionary render to the UK market

Knauf, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of lightweight building materials and systems, is introducing a radical new render system, Knauf MineralAktiv, to the UK market. Designed to inhibit the growth of surface algae and fungi, the system addresses the... View Article

Multi-generational housing in the modern home

Michael Gray of GROHE UK comments on how to equip a bathroom to meet future demographic trends End-users ultimately want a stylish yet practical space and as the population ages, it is more important than ever to provide offerings that... View Article

Mice are taking the Mickey

Gulliver Hill of Superproof explores the question of whether or not it is time to change our pest control strategies The main problem with our attempts to control mice is that the rodents have moved on, but we haven’t. House... View Article

Roof refurbishment made easier with YBS BreatherQuilt

A roofing company active across East Anglia has switched to using BreatherQuilt from the range of YBS, finding it more cost-effective to install while offering superior performance compared to rival products on the market. R. G. Leverett Ltd is a... View Article

Hanover raises £50K for Macmillan

Staff and residents at retirement housing estates managed by Hanover Housing Association were celebrating today after the organisation’s Chair, Dr Stuart Burgess, presented Macmillan Cancer Support with a cheque for £50,000 thanks to fundraising efforts from a number of their... View Article

Free local Smoke Alarm Training from Aico

Aico Ltd., the market leader in residential Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms in the UK, is pleased to announce its Mobile Training & Demonstration Units will be delivering Expert Installer training in Northern Ireland and Scotland this spring and summer. The... View Article

Retired couples opt for flexible accommodation when downsizing

Research by Prudential suggests that up to 4 million people over-55 years old in the UK could be looking to downsize, with convenience rather than cash being their main motivation. Gillian Girling, Chief Executive of Girlings Retirement Rentals says many older people are... View Article

Record claims for broken boilers

Last winter saw a record number of claims for faulty boilers according to new analysis by landlord insurer Direct Line for Business. Claims rose 5.2 per cent last year compared to the winter of 2015/16. The volume of claims for faulty... View Article
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From the ground up

In the face of rapid urbanisation, Andrew Cullum of Polypipe makes a case for Sustainable Drainage Solutions (SuDS), exploring how effective water management solutions can enhance flood resilience while providing environmental benefits for years to come The recent launch of... View Article

Could Build to Rent be the key to solving our loneliness problem?

Our society is leading to increasing issues of loneliness for both younger and older people. Residential developments designed and built around a rental model can do much to overcome that loneliness. Dominic Martin, Business Development Director of Atlas Residential, explains why this... View Article

The New Solid Gear ‘One GTX’ Safety Shoe

The ONE GTX from Solid Gear is a superbly constructed safety shoe with seven integrated layers to deliver excellent comfort and protection. It’s designed and built for active professionals who need a highly breathable, light and flexible safety shoe. With... View Article
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