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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.

Working outdoors in the summer can be a challenge for tradespeople, so it’s important that they feel comfortable and protected whatever the weather.

Sika Pave Fix Plus is the easy and hassle free way to transform your paving all year round. Coming ready to use, Sika Pave Fix Plus is a self-setting paving grout which achieves the perfect pointing for paths, patios and paving. Faster than traditional methods, Sika Pave Fix Plus is cement free and provides a strong and durable finish.

Offering custom-designed glazing bars and complementary fixing accessories for fitting multiwall and solid polycarbonate, PET, PETG, glass or double glazed units, Twinfix have all of your customer’s roof glazing needs covered.

The roofers best kept secret is finally out – Aquaseal Liquid Roof from Everbuild – A Sika Company is a new, 1-component, easy to use, all weather roofing system, ideal for waterproofing flat and pitched roofs.

When a single sourced solution was required to replace the flat and pitched roofs at Gorse Hill Primary School in Stretford, Trafford Council turned to global waterproofing and roofing leader IKO plc

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.

Timber specialist Masons has launched it’s new mini mouldings box, providing a high margin, low risk, fast turn around product range to help retailers and merchants boost sales.

Home security specialist Yale is running a major consumer marketing campaign designed to drive demand for merchants throughout the summer months.

Myson’s new Low Surface Temperature (LST) radiator range includes the narrowest Panel LST model available on the UK market.

The UK’s build community will once again come together for this year’s Build Show, being held as part of UK Construction Week from 18-20 October at the Birmingham NEC.

Leading construction connector manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie has launched a new catalogue dedicated to its range of bead and mesh products for the professional plasterer.

Coloured sinks continue to be a popular trend and the new Columba synthetic inset sink from Carron Phoenix is the cost-conscious option, underscoring the company’s flair for delivering high performance, quality and value for money.

The success of the Araya tap collection from Francis Pegler has resulted in a further expansion ensuring this fashionable range can cater for more applications.

Leading UK garage door manufacturer, Garador, recently provided three of their lorries to help deliver over 500 bikes to their riders so they could take part in the Coast to Coast charity bike ride. Garador normally uses the lorry fleet to deliver a range of garage doors.

Spending hours on their feet day after day is the reality for tradespeople, and the last thing they want is to feel weighed down by heavy footwear.

Centurion Europe, the leading wholesaler and distributor, has announced a new partnership agreement with Dublin based Brighter Image Limited to supply Pest Clear, a sophisticated range of pest repellers to the UK market.

Aqualisa’s classic Midas bar valve has been de-constructed and re-engineered, improving every detail to offer a premium, value for money range aimed at the family market.

This year’s FAKRO International Design Competition - ‘Space for New Visions,’ will be open to architectural students for the first time.

F & P Wholesale has announced a new strategic partnership with Glow-worm, to provide independent merchants with an exclusive range of competitively priced boilers perfect for streamlining sales and boosting margins.

A “six figure” radio and marketing campaign from Richard Burbidge, persuading homeowners to transform their halls, stairways and landings, will hit the airwaves next week (week commencing Monday 9 May).

Impey’s Aqua-Dec EasyFit floor former technology is the easiest and most efficient way to create a gradient for effective drainage within any type of wetroom and can be fitted on a wooden or concrete floor. With the strength and rigidity to support up to 300KG (47 stones), the AquaDec EasyFit incorporates a unique, patented rotating drain plate which makes it easy to avoid joists and underfloor obstructions, negating the need for under-boarding, thus reducing both installation time and cost. With drainage supplied, a lifetime guarantee and a choice of contemporary, stainless-steel drain-plates, the AquaDec EasyFit has revolutionised wetroom installation.

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