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 TO CREATE HYDROGEN INFORMATION HUB FOR CONSULTANTS, SPECIFIERS, END-USERS

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.

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.

Saint Flooring won Take Back Partner of the Year Award in the Carpet Recycling UK 2020 Awards for Good Practice for success in working with the supply chain to recycle post-installation offcuts from the newbuild housing sector. The company, which diverted 250 tonnes of waste carpet from landfill in 2020, was also Highly Commended in the Recycling Champion category.

“I feel absolutely elated with the award as it ‘rubberstamps’ the success of our take back project implemented last year. It is testament to all the hard work over the last 12 months,” said David Heafey, Finance Director at Saint Flooring who implemented waste material recycling throughout the company’s nationwide sites in 2019.

AO becomes latest BiKBBI sponsor @officialbikbbi

The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with electricals retailer, AO, as they become a sponsor of the government sanctioned institute.

Buildbase become BiKBBI Retail Installation Standards Partner @officialbikbbi @BuildbaseUK

Buildbase has become the latest high profile retailer to adopt the ProtectMyInstall.co.uk platform for its retail kitchen and bathroom operation, an installation service with a number of unique features to protect both installers and their customers.

Acquired by The Grafton Group in 1997, Buildbase operates its retail kitchen and bathroom proposition from over 50 showrooms across the UK, previously offering a supply only service to its customers.

The new relationship with BiKBBI and the ProtectMyInstall.co.uk platform will allow Buildbase to signpost its customers to a national network of independently accredited installers, forming independent relationships between these installers and their customers for the installation element of the project.

NO MORE SLEEPING RUFF! £1,200 DOG KENNEL HAS DOUBLE GLAZED WINDOW, REMOTE CONTROL LIGHTING, AUTOMATIC DOOR AND HEATED FLOOR @SpacesBuilt

  • Luxury dog kennel has a double-glazed window, an automatic door, copper roof, remote controlled lighting, and a heated floor
  • Modular home-builder Built & Spaces creates top-of-the-line canine mansion as owners seek to give their dog a home as nice as theirs.

GROHE to launch two new bathroom promotions this Boxing Day @groheuk

GROHE, leading supplier of complete bathroom solutions and kitchen fittings, has announced its latest pledge to support its retail partners with two brand new bathroom promotions. The offers will commence on Saturday 26th December and run into the New Year and beyond, providing retailers with an appealing package for consumers beginning to plan their new bathroom projects in early 2021. Following on from what has been a difficult year for retailers, the new promotions will be available across more bathroom products than ever, including the brand’s popular SmartControl showers range and forward-thinking Sensia Arena shower toilet.