‘THE SALE’ IS NOW ON @Hartleybotanic



Bang for your buck! Five home improvements you can make for under £100 @Hitachi_Finance

Most of us have spent more time in our homes in recent months than ever before, so it comes as no surprise Brits are seeking to make home improvements, with Google searches for DIY once again on the increase during the latest lockdown.

Experience GEZE live at BAU Online 2021 @GEZE_UK

BAU, the world’s leading trade fair for architecture, materials and systems, will be taking place from 13 to 15 January as an online event – with live talks and presentations, digital discussion forums and a wide-ranging conference programme. GEZE will also be taking part in the digital format of BAU Online, showing product innovations and intelliegnt solutions for door, window and safety technology and offering plenty of tips and sharing our extensive expertise in live specialist talks and product presentations from our trade fair studio.

BiKBBI introduce daily COVID update for tradespeople @officialbikbbi

In response to recent ‘confusing messaging’ from the devolved governments, The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) today launched a new tool for the industry, which provides clarity to tradespeople in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in relation to current trading restrictions, by country.

Product Focus – Koster KB Flex 200 @DeltaMembranes

With a long background in structural waterproofing, Delta’s Director, Christopher Burbridge, tells us all about one of his favourite products.

The Range’s Kitchen brand announces a protected installation service @Protected_UK @officialbikbbi @TheRangeUK

Homeware specialist The Range is pleased to announce that its working with The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI), on supporting its kitchen customers with a robust and independent installation service in partnership with ProtectMyInstall.co.uk.

GTEC & MCS win bid to support Green Homes Grant installers @gtectraining @McsCertified

Building services training provider, GTEC, in partnership with the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS), has won an almost £1M bid to help existing trades people access discounted training in heat pumps and solar thermal, in order to meet the demand presented by the Green Homes Grant (GHG) – the government’s scheme to improve the energy efficiency of UK housing stock.

Strength and Sunshine – USM Embrace Pantone’s Colours of the Year @USMfurniture

Pantone has revealed two colours of the year for 2021. PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating described as a “bright and cheerful yellow” and PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray a reflection of “solid and dependable elements”. USM modular furniture has 14 classic colours within in its range including golden yellow and a sophisticated palette of greys including a beautiful light grey.

Dove House Residential Care Home adds a platform lift @invalifts

Dove House occupies an 17th Century, historic property in the centre of the Market Town of Ashbourne.

Built as the Dower House for the Boothby Family who also owned the nearby, Ashbourne Hall,  it has been extended over the years as a private residence, then private school until it was converted to a Care Home in the 1980’s. It provides care for up to 20 residents in 16 single and 2 shared rooms over three levels.

JIS Europe @JIS_Europe

As we begin the new year, and the challenges that face us ahead, we would like to take this opportunity to reiterate our policy of stockholding and how it is even more relevant today.

‘These are challenging times for all businesses, and the last thing we need to make our projects even more stressful is a delayed chain of supply.  We are able to maintain the chain of supply quite simply due to our longstanding policy of stockholding providing further financial stability to ourselves but as importantly to our customers”

Don’t be afraid to go bold in your bathroom designs @easy_bathrooms

Rob Holroyd is contracts manager at Easy Bathrooms

The perfect bathroom varies so much from person to person, meaning that when choosing products for new build schemes, designers often opt for pared back designs. And there’s nothing wrong with that; a simple, functional look is a safe bet to appeal to the majority of people.

But there are scenarios where daring to go bold can pay off.

Rinnai creating a healthier way of living ‎@rinnai_uk


Rinnai, manufacturers of hot water heating units and delivery systems for all commercial sites, is to create a comprehensive information hub dedicated to the subject of Hydrogen as a low-carbon energy for the future.

Portaro and Easi-Fit doorkits, the fast way to achieve excellence @vicaimadoors

Leading interior door manufacturer Vicaima, have just introduced a totally new door kit and set brochure, which opens the way to assembly solutions for an ever increasing market diversity and performance criteria.  In what has been seen as a dramatic extension to the Vicaima portfolio; these new kit and set solutions provide project specifiers with greater choice and flexibility to go beyond the realms of what was previously thought possible.  With solutions in fire, security and acoustic performance, they present the fast way to achieve excellence.

New Year …. A new dawn @ipg_the

As the sun rises in 2021, we can reflect on some of the positive changes that the previous year has brought to our lives, one of which is an appreciation of the local independent business, within our community, that has always been there, but we haven’t always supported. However, we have now realised that they are competitively priced, friendly, and informative and often more flexible than their larger competitors willing to adopt new ways to transact and communicate with existing and new customers.

P C Henderson’s Sliding Door Hardware Specified for Luxury Hotel in Shanghai’s New National Exhibition and Convention Centre @PCHendersonLtd

P C Henderson’s sliding door hardware has recently been specified for a luxury hotel built within Shanghai’s new National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC) in China.

Built in 2019, the Intercontinental Shanghai Hongqiao NECC features 536 rooms across 10 floors and is the only hotel to be located within the NECC. The hotel boasts many luxurious features including a fitness spa and wellness centre, a grand ballroom and a signature restaurant which offers an array of international cuisines.

Carpet Recycling UK membership ‘is worth its weight in gold’ @CarpetRecycleUK

Carpet Recycling UK membership ‘is worth its weight in gold’ according to one award winner who says it has contributed to their sustainability goals and helped to achieve annual savings of up to £170,000 a year on disposal costs by recycling their waste materials, including carpet.