Promotional advertising is available on this page – put your product here and be seen by key buyers in the merchant sector. All enquiries should be directed to Pierce Jones on 020 7973 4684 or by email.

Four 1960s tower blocks in North London have replaced their outdated electric underfloor heating systems with next-generation radiators from QRL Radiator Group – all matched with renewable heat sources. 

Dow Building Solutions has secured three business wins in London for XENERGY™ SL – the innovative high performance, flame-retarded, XPS roof insulation product that was launched last year.

Autumn 2016 sees the re-launch of Simpson-Strong-Tie’s unique racking solution for timber frame structures - new products, improved performance and increased availability.

Among Klober products showing massive sales potential at the trade counter is Wakaflex, a BBA-certified lead-free flashing available in four colours.

A new build care home in Southampton features IKO PLC’s UPXL premium roof system, which has a unique 30 year single point warranty for materials, workmanship and design.

Thanks to a commitment to continued product research and development, ForgeFix is setting a new standard for their fastening performance.

Fix In 5 is the latest addition to Everbuild – A Sika Company’s adhesive range, bringing a truly universal construction adhesive with an ultra-strong final bond strength which has to be seen to be believed.

Feet are an essential tool for tradespeople. There’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad preparation, so investing in quality technical footwear is the smart decision.

Centurion Europe has launched a range of quality door handles under the URFIC brand, ideal for the builders’ merchants market.

As one of the first canvases of the sector since the EU referendum, the survey has provided a valuable insight into how the industry feels about the affects it might have.

Since it was originally formed as part of Westlands Engineers Ltd, Garador has been making Britain’s best-selling Up and Over garage doors.

Scruffs celebrates ‘Super Dealer’ partnerships across the UK

If you’re looking for new software to run your builders’ merchant or timber business, make sure you read the insert from Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) carried in the September issue of BMN.

Breathe life back into a tired looking garden with new Everbuild 5 Star Sprayable Shed and Fence Mate from Everbuild – A Sika Company.

Bond It, the manufacturer of sealants, adhesives, grouts, waterproofing products and building chemicals, has announced its plans for the 2016 Tiling Show.

Essential Bathrooms launch new brochure point of sale material

Giacomini is excited to be advancing its brass valve and component sales within the UK.

ALL of JB Kind Doors prices will be held firm for the rest of 2016.

 Kalsi Group, a specialist in the manufacturing of low maintenance building products, is pleased to announce its launch of Kladding, a new decorative internal cladding panel system.

BoilerMag has enhanced the BoilerMag XT industrial boiler filter to include an automatic air vent which will greatly reduce the potentially damaging effects of air accumulating in a heating system. 

The absence of a British Standard and lack of effective building control in the RMI sector has encouraged use of cheaper dry fix kits for ridge, hip and verge.

Shower pump manufacturer Salamander Pumps is now offering an outstanding standard 5 year warranty on its high quality and robust brass range, CT Force

Methven, the global designer and manufacturer of premium showers and tapware, has extended its range of cool-to-touch bar showers with two new models for the UK market.

Ibstock, the UK’s largest brick maker, has launched the latest edition of its Ibstock-Kevington Special Shapes brochure. Exhibiting its extensive range of specially designed bricks and solutions for creating stand-out designs and speeding up builds every day

To further support its customers, Simpson Strong-Tie has expanded the activities of its nationwide merchandising team which includes Danny Cawthra, who is responsible for the Midlands.

The Eco Experts, the UK’s leading solar panel comparison site, is now offering a price comparison service for double glazing.

Stuart Turner introduce Flomate iBoost, the ultimate solution to low mains water pressure.

The new range has been developed drawing on ForgeFix's thirty years of industry experience as well as specialist input from a carefully assembled panel of trade professionals including joiners, plumbers and general builders.

The BA ClicBox carcass is so easy to put together even five-year-old Charlie can do it!

AWMS new ‘all-in-one’ price list.

Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS) has introduced a new and extended trade price list for builders’ merchants, replacing its previously standalone lists for Alumasc Rainwater and Harmer Building Drainage.

With the Met Office reporting June as one of the wettest and dullest starts to summer, weed growth continues to thwart home-owners desire for weed free hard landscaping.

As a leading name in the garden fencing industry, Grange Fencing has a strong ethos for continuous development and product innovation. 

Bradite’s 2K Floor and Wall EW99 specialist coating was recently specified as part of the rebuild of the Gatwick Aviation Museum.

Multi-Stick is a new generation in hybrid polymer grab adhesive from Everbuild – A Sika Company, designed especially for the trade with the ability to bond virtually anything to everything.

Multi-Use Wonder Wipes are loved by builders nationwide for their ability to clean hands and tools effortlessly, and now with the launch of Monster Wonder Wipes from Everbuild – A Sika Company, they can be enjoyed for even longer.

Hard landscaping products from Bradstone have been used to stunning effect in four gardens created by TV gardener and presenter, David Domoney, for the RHS Celebrity Theatre supported by Everest Home Improvement at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show this month (5th – 10th July).

Smart buildings may be the future – but do they also represent the greatest opportunity for new, disruptive entrants to change the way we work forever?

Clicbox from BA Components is a product that is said to make cabinet assembly easier than ever before.

Paving products from Bradstone have featured in a Gold award-winning show garden at this year’s prestigious RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (5th – 10th July 2016).

Methven, the global designer and manufacturer of premium showers, has unveiled the next phase of its patented Aurajet technology shower range with the release of two new Aio products.

Understanding the needs of electricians and retailers alike, Carl Kammerling International has introduced two new heavy-duty cable cutters to its already popular C.K tools cutters range - the Heavy Duty Cable Shear and the Heavy Duty Ratchet Cable Cutters.

Deb, a leading innovator and supplier of skin care products, offers a highly visible UV safety board and dispenser that is designed to help outdoor workers make sun protection a natural staff habit and help prevent skin cancer.

Ideal Bathrooms have been appointed as a national distributor for Just Trays, the UK’s largest shower tray manufacturer

Gatic Civil Drainage, part of Alumasc Water Management Solutions, has added Filcoten Pave to its range of lightweight concrete channels.

Simpson Strong-Tie’s Quik Drive collated screw system has become the first ever tool to be awarded DeckMark® Plus accreditation from the Timber Decking and Cladding Association. 

Carl Kammerling International has enhanced its already popular range of C.K tools Redline VDE Side Cutters, adjusting the cutting edge to provide the optimal cutting angle for the unsurpassed, smooth and efficient cutting of electrical cables.

Kalsi Group is enhancing its Aquacel range with the introduction of two new colours, Chartwell Green and Anthracite. The finishes are available as a foiled option on the company’s roofline and cladding products.

Bond It, the manufacturer of sealants, adhesives and building chemicals, has introduced new packaging across its Mate and Premiere range of products.

BoilerMag XL commercial filters and XT industrial filters are now available to buy from Pipe Center. With specialist knowledge of larger heating systems, its unique position in the commercial and industrial heating sector makes Pipe Center the perfect partner for BoilerMag.

Saniflo is kicking off its summer TV campaign this week with a comprehensive schedule covering all regions of the UK throughout the whole of July.

Sign Up

For the Builders' Merchants News enewsletter.

In the spotlight

Recruitment

Builders Merchants Vacancies – UK Wide

We work closely with the National and Large Independent Builders Merchants as well as Manufacturers & Distributors. We have vacancies all over the UK for those who work within the Building Supplies sector.

Guest Blog by Simon Damp

Is DIY a lost art?

As time goes by, the art of do-it-yourself when it comes to activities around the home and garden is fast becoming more and more of a lost art.