New min size in Max-Top range

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Kitchen worktop specialist Max-Top has announced the addition of a new 1.5 metre length surface to its portfolio, which will be available from June 2016.

The new size has been launched to deliver more accuracy for installers, and help prevent product waste through cut-offs.

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THE UK’S BIGGEST CONSTRUCTION EVENT IS BACK!

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Organised by Media 10, UK Construction Week is back following its successful launch in 2015. Bringing together nine shows under one roof to form the most comprehensive industry event in decades, UK Construction Week will return to the Birmingham NEC on 18 – 20 October 2016.

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Guardian launches ClimaGuard® Blue self-cleaning solar control glass for conservatory roof applications

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Bertrange, Luxembourg, April 28, 2016 – Guardian Industries’ Glass Group in Europe, a leading manufacturer of high performance architectural glass and a key supplier to the building industry, has introduced an all-in-one solution for conservatory and orangery roof applications. Guardian ClimaGuard® Blue is a self-cleaning glass that combines solar control, thermal insulation and glare reduction in a single dual coated pane of glass, with a blue appearance.

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Giving doors a clear edge

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Edge-casting resins made of polyurethane from RAMPF

In order to extend the service life of doors and furniture and to reduce maintenance costs, RAMPF Polymer Solutions has developed edge-casting resins made of polyurethane. RAKU-PUR® casting resins are used in domestic doors and furniture, contract doors and furniture for hospitals, schools, and day care centers, laboratory furniture, and public transport vehicles.

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Italian flair as Wrightstyle is appointed by Secco Sistemi

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Wrightstyle, the leading steel and aluminium advanced glazing specialist, has been appointed by Secco Sistemi as a fabricator and supplier of their systems in the UK.The Italian company is a worldwide leader in the production of designer systems for doors, windows and facades, providing architects with a beautiful and exciting range of design options.

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BUSINESS CLASS SEATING

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White geometric modular furniture from fibreglass mouldings and linings specialist, Sui Generis has completed a prestigious roof-top garden at Two Pancras Square in London’s King’s Cross.

Offering views of the iconic Gherkin and St Paul’s Cathedral, the garden was designed by the new building’s architects Allies and Morrison to provide its business occupants with additional space for recreational use and a wide range of corporate functions.

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Skimming Filters that are a breath of fresh air

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The first product combination that successfully that achieves perfect finishes when manually skim filling walls and ceilings prior to painting or wallcovering prfect for renovation and new work especially useful for the tradesman who needs to quickly path areas where traditional plastering is not cost effective.

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Vicaima turn on design flair at Electricity House

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Vicaima innovative door designs have been featured prominently in a landmark city centre project for Crest Nicholson, which sees a modern apartment complex created in a former 1930’s iconic utility building.

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ROLL-UP ROLL-UP FOR ALL THE FUN OF THE SHOW!

With a bright Country Fair theme, this year’s Manchester Furniture Show (17 – 19 July, Manchester Central), promises to be a fun show with serious exhibitors and new designs that will have buyers eager to take in all the attractions.

The 2015 Show was a big success for both exhibitors and visitors and as a result the main hall for the up-coming 2016 show had a rapid sell out.  The exhibitor list is again full of some of the leading names in furniture and interior furnishings from the UK and Europe, including Baker, Westbridge, Buoyant, Gallery Direct, Lebus, Morris, Nolte, Kingstown, Rauch, Furmanac, Wood Brothers and Whitemeadow, all of whom return having had a successful show last year.

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Furniture To Go

Furniture To Go has been established by Directors with over 25 years’ experience in the design and manufacture of solid wood and laminated material flat pack products. We only supply trade accounts and are pleased to now make our trade prices available to the business clients registered with Design Buy Build. We have over 20 collections of furniture, all of these can be ordered on line through our www.furniture-to-go.co.uk website. (To access stocks and trade prices log in your company details).

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THE HOME LIFT THAT IS FIT FOR A HOME: THE UNIQUE STILTZ LIFT REPLACING STAIRLIFTS

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Stiltz Lifts offer house builders, architects and interior designers an easy way of making a house completely accessible with its range of stylish domestic lifts.

The innovative shape of the Stiltz Electric Home Lift means it is so versatile it can be installed almost anywhere in a house making it an ideal and affordable alternative to a stairlift.

This is because there is no lift shaft or load bearing walls required and it does not have to be fixed to the floor. Thanks to its unique dual rail system, the Stiltz Electric Home Lift is a free standing self-supporting structure with no hydraulics or vacuum systems to worry about either. 

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Central London Lofts

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For more than three decades, we have been installing loft conversions in homes in London and within the M25.

By focusing on customer service and using the extensive knowledge of our team of loft conversion contractors – including architects, project managers, planners and construction specialists – we aim to provide our customers with a quality end product at a competitive price.

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The Thermory® Collection by Round Wood of Mayfield

Thermory® offers a beautiful environmentally friendly and sustainable choice of timber for both inside and outside the home, in decking, cladding and flooring. Both thermo-ash and thermo-pine are available and each boast rich deep colouration courtesy of the thermo-treatment process. To produce such a long lasting timber with the baked colour throughout, the timber is heated in kilns of up to 205’C removing any natural sugars and minimising its ability to rot.

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New EGGER flooring panels speed up Donington Park refurb

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EGGER UK’s new OSB HDX 30 mm load-bearing panels have been used by leading  commercial interiors firm; Company Image Commercial Interiors, based in Leicester, in an extensive £100,000 refurbishment project to update office and showroom facilities at Donington Park race circuit.

Donington Park appointed Company Image to upgrade a 9,000 square foot unit for tenants BookaTrack.com Ltd, the UK and Europe’s leading track day organiser, located in Paddock Three at the entrance of the famous circuit.

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Charcon Materials Used in London’s Best New Place to Live

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Charcon, the commercial hard landscaping division of Aggregate Industries, has collaborated on a top London residential project, Trafalgar Place in Elephant & Castle, which is being hailed by The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson MP for design innovation and longevity.

The project, part of a wider £1.5 billion, 28 acre regeneration scheme to upgrade and reconnect Elephant & Castle with the mostly derelict Heygate Estate, saw an office block converted into a development of 235 homes. 

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Plenum Air Conditioning for Refurbishment and Retrofit Projects

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One major design challenge for refurbishment projects is how to incorporate high specification heating and cooling into buildings designed long before air conditioning of commercial buildings became a reality.  In the UK we have a large amount of older building stock requiring modernisation.  Often developers will strip these buildings back the core, add modern construction materials and facades to improve aesthetics, but will still be left with the original floorplate and structure.These structures can present a number of challenges with respect to height and available space to integrate essential building services required in order to cater to ever growing demands of tenants of modern workspace today.

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FurniPlus Sets the Trend for Sit-Stand Workstations.

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FurniPlus are helping employers and dealers look to the future of workplace wellbeing within office furniture, through their exciting, high quality affordable Sit-Stand offering. The range, including single desks, benches and even collaboration meeting tables and accessories brings a unique twist on previous height-adjustable desks.

Benjamin Wang, the founder and director of FurniPlus and the already successful sister company, KSF Global, has founded the business upon his own desire for a fully functional and affordable Sit-Stand desk for himself. Frustrated with the compromise between quality and price, he decided to investigate further.

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50 Golden Years for Harrison Thompson & Co. Ltd.

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Established in November 1966, family run company, Harrison Thompson & Co. Ltd. are celebrating 50 years of trading. Started by Peter Brumwell and partners the company initially offered a limited range of protection rails in a choice of just 2 colours – White and Charcoal Grey.

Over the years Harrison Thompson has certainly evolved and now supply and install their market leading brand of Yeoman Shield wall and door protection in a choice of systems and an array of nearly 50 colours to health, education, retail and industrial buildings. Yeoman Rainguard was also created and joined the fold supplying high quality rainwater systems into the self-build and construction sectors.    

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