We’re frequently asked what are the benefits of a loft conversion or extension ?

Our founder, David Gage firmly believes that to get more from your investments, you need to invest in something that you love a lot – and as a nation of homeowners, the answer often lies in our property.

Here are the 5 benefits of extending your home:

  1. Add extra space to your home by improving rather than moving

With on-going uncertainty in the property market, it can make sense to stay put rather than face the upheaval, and expense, of moving. You may feel that you’ve outgrown your current home but love the area, have friends close by or a children settled in school...

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Windows have a fascinating history and are handy aids to understanding a property’s past.Crittall’s new HomelightPlus residential window shows just how far they have evolved over the centuriesThe ‘eyes of the home’, windows are a property’s most prominent feature.

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Shooting Ranges FOR SALE


Solutions include…
• All built to JSP 403 regulation (M.O.D. and Police Standard)

• 3 Stage Hepa Air Filtration in and out (train in a safe environment)

• Man...

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The Ultimetal Shading Specifiers Dream


More sustainable, more performance, more discrete, the latest developments in the Mermet Screen Nature glass fibre based screen fabric set new standards for solar shading.

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Your feet are an essential tool for your trade. There’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad preparation, so investing in quality technical footwear is the smart decision.

Scruffs has engineered an intelligent new range of footwear with GORE-TEX® fabric that keeps hard working feet dry, cool, and fully protected so that you can focus on the job at hand.

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Sottini, the timeless bathroom brand built on a heritage of quality and innovation in design has unveiled an exciting addition to its portfolio, the new Mavone collection.

Mavone, embodies accessible luxury and is characterised by Sottini’s attention to detail and contemporary design aesthetic.

The M...

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New Electric Underfloor Heating Mat that revolutionises the installation of Underfloor Heaters


The new innovation from Warmup promises a rapid solution for the installation of an electric underfloor heating system. The heated decoupling system from Warmup provides handy, easy and quick installation for installers, but also some unique features for the homeowners’ piece of mind for years to come.

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Saving UFH can bring, Product overview and brief history on FHS


Floor Heating Systems Limited is a medium sized independent distributor of electric underfloor heating systems.  All products are delivered next-day.  Originally targeting the retail customer fifteen years ago when the company started trading, it has rapidly grown to become a major trade supplier under our Varme brand we supply a high performance range of systems for any floor finish.

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Under Floor Air Conditioning Upsurge in Latvia


AET Flexible Space; in conjunction with their distribution partner in Latvia, Hitex, are delighted to have received several orders to supply their under floor air conditioning systems to major refurbishment projects in Riga.  AET has previously achieved success in Latvia at the Alojas Biznesa Centrs, home to Finland’s Nordea Bank Headquarters in Riga; a building awarded with “Most Energy Efficient Building” and “Most Sustainable Building” in Latvia 2011.

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Yeoman Shield


Yeoman Shield’s new Guardian Twin Handrail was installed as part of the ward refurbishment project recently undertaken at Barnsley Hospital, South Yorkshire.

A 350+ bed hospital built in the 1970’s and serving a quarter of a million people in the Barnsley area, the hospital demands a constant regime of maintenance throughout its premises. 

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Shade Zone Ltd


The flexibility and robust qualities of today’s’ retractable canopy products means gardens and outdoor living spaces, even in the UK, can now be enjoyed no matter what the weather.

Shade Zone UK Ltd has the largest range of innovative and bespoke retractable canopy products that the UK has to offer and already work with designers all across the nation by specifying, supply and installation.

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Somerset Leather Collection


Both the “STITCH” and “RING” designs feature high quality real leather that is cut and hand stitched in Somerset where the traditions of leather working are still alive. Frosted glass is fitted above and below to cast a diffused, uniform light. The designs are intended for interior use including stairwells or situations where they would be viewed from above with the glass discreetly covering the light source.

Jane’s passion for desi...

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Lime Green’s mortars used on RIBA Stirling Prize nominated building, Newport Street Gallery


Founders of Lime Green, brothers James and Simon Ayres, are delighted to hear that one of the many projects they’ve been involved in has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2016 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building.

Newport Street Gallery in Vauxhall, famous for it’s Damien Hirst Exhibition, involved the conversion of a terrace of listed industrial buildings, formerly used as workshops for theatre carpentry and scenery painting.

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Keylex Unlocks Staff Room Access at Weston’s New College


Keylex mechanical digital locks have been installed on the doors of the staff rooms and the first aid room at the new North Somerset Enterprise and Technology College campus, just completed by main contractor BAM Construction. The locks were supplied by Relcross via IRM of Yate, near Bristol.

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Recent recipient of a Schueco Excellence Award 2016, Alan Robinson, MD of Alumen, explains the work that was involved in the project that saw them win the Residential Development Commendation award

The Schueco Excellence awards are presented for ‘excellence in the design and installation of Schueco systems’.  As a long-standing Schueco fabricator, receiving this award really is a testament to the knowledge and experience we’ve gained fabricating and installing the Scheuco range during our long history.

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Training plays a major role within the Mapei organisation, with regular seminars, presentations and RIBA accredited CPDs taking place at their Specification Centre in the heart of Clerkenwell. Architects and construction professionals are invited to gain knowledge and receive up to date information to ensure the correct specification for all types of projects as well as being provided with an opportunity to network with like-minded professionals.

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Why you should consider underfloor heating for any new build


Underfloor heating in properties, especially in new builds and new developments is an increasing trend. The luxurious feeling of your toes warming up from the floor sounds appealing but maybe perceived too costly to consider for a ‘normal consumer’ on a small budget. We looked deeper into the benefits of underfloor heating; what makes it more appealing than conventional radiator heating systems and if it is worth of investing in?

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Underlay is an important element whatever the flooring being used. Using underlay offers several benefits; it reduces walking noise in the room, it makes carpets more comfortable to walk on, it provides heat insulation…and much more!

And now QA Flooring Solutions are introducing Breathe underlay for carpet, a pioneering breakthrough with real health and environmental benefits perfect for today’s home. 

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