Category Archives: March 2021

Structural Steel Price Increase @neaconews

Unfortunately for the construction industry, the price of structural steel has once again increased. Industry giants British Steel have now increased their prices for the fifth time since July 2020 and, in the UK, the price of structural steel has rocketed from approximately £500 per tonne to over £700 per tonne. This sudden surge has been blamed on the sharp increase in raw material costs and further price hikes are expected.

Four Stop Platform Lift for historic Old Portsmouth @invalifts

We’ve just fitted our Home Lift in a historic property overlooking the harbour in Old Portsmouth.

Old Portsmouth is the area of Portsmouth which was covered by the original medieval town of Portsmouth. It is steeped in history, and contains many historic buildings including Portsmouth Cathedral and Portsmouth Point.

Don’t risk mixing products, warns roofing specialist @PermaroofUK

With new innovations constantly coming to market, contractors are forced to navigate an abundance of flat roofing products before each installation. Adrian Buttress, managing director of EPDM rubber roofing specialists Permaroof, discusses how to choose the right solution to ensure a high-quality result each time.

CT1- The Healthiest choice for your home now available in Jewson stores. @CTec_NI_Ltd

CT1, commonly known as the Snag List Eliminator, is officially the product that the professional tradesperson uses. Contractors, Site Managers, Project Officers, Specifiers and Architects are now demanding that CT1 is used on the jobs. All jobs.

Ultimate Kitchens – Trade Kitchens Direct From Our Factory @PKBTrade

Ultimate Kitchens offers the industry leading cabinet, manufactured in our 12,000 sq foot factory, using the highest quality materials, offering over 100 cabinet colours, with Blum integrated soft close hinges and Legrabox drawers as standard.

Waterloo Air Products case Study – 55 DOUGLAS STREET, GLASGOW @WaterlooHVAC

The transformation of a landmark office building in the centre of Glasgow has provided the city with much-needed grade A office space, using air distribution products by Waterloo Air Products Ltd.

VASCO expands designer radiator range with Wi-Fi controlled electric Niva and hybrid Niva Mix

Electric radiators are the perfect partner for new ‘green’ builds and renovations; especially when combined with the installation of ground source heat pumps or solar panels. VASCO is expanding its range of electric heating solutions, to include an updated Wi-Fi-controlled electric radiator, the Niva together with a hybrid version of the designer radiator the Niva Mix.

MAKE LIGHT WORK (IN ‘SOHO’) @crittallwindows

A big impact of the Covid 19 Pandemic is that far more of us are now working from home. Ensure you maximise natural daylight in your home working environment – it’s good for your well-being says Crittall Windows…

9 Step Closed Loop Recycling @EurocellRecycle

These days, the word “sustainability” seems to crop up everywhere. Whether that’s in news reports, magazine articles, advertising campaigns or emblazoned on the side of lorries. But is it just another business buzzword, or are we genuinely making a shift in the way we think and act, in order to protect and preserve the world we live in for future generations?

Bristan OPAC TMV3 Commercial Showers. @BristanPro @ipg_the

Easy fitting, maintenance, efficiency and infection control.

At Bristan we continually invest in new product development to ensure that our products excel in quality, safety and performance. That’s why we’ve recently improved our range of OPAC TMV3 Commercial Showers, designed with a host of new innovations to meet the needs of commercial sector environments.

3 ways to make money off your home @OddsMonkey

Looking to generate some additional income in 2021? In this article, Peter Watton from OddsMonkey shares his tips for making money at home.

It’s always nice to have some extra money coming in. But, with Money reporting that 78% of people in the UK are starting off 2021 with personal debt, more and more of us are looking for new ways to generate additional income.


De-carbonisation of our entire societal structure can be achieved through close co-operation and unity of effort by all interested parties of the global energy industry in order to achieve the goal in the shortest possible timeframe.

Home improvement trade body warns Government not to ignore tradespeople & independent retailers as UK set to open up for business @officialbikbbi

An institute representing thousands of tradespeople and independent retailers has called on the Government to support the home improvement industry to play a full part in the economic recovery that will be needed now that the route out of lockdown is clear.

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. @JIS_Europe

‘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”