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Bradstone is a leader in the supply and manufacture
of reconstituted stone products. The techniques perfected for
roofing manufacture result in a high quality product which retains
the essential characteristics of natural stone. Bradstone also
provides a comprehensive range of cast stone components for
the detailing of both stone and brick built buildings. These
dressings can really make a difference on the final look of
The Belle Group is a rapidly expanding company designing and
manufacturing tools and equipment. They are probably best known
for their cement mixers. It appears to be the choice of most
tool hire companies - so they have to be durable and dependable.
We chose Catnic not only for the high quality of their lintels
but also for their technical help. We found their knowledge
quite extensive and of invaluable help when designing and building
our house. Their easy to use chart
can help you select the right lintel.
When we decided to use some glass block walling in the house
who better to turn to than Luxcrete Ltd who is the UKs
longest established, leading specialist in glass block walling
and glass / concrete reinforced constructions.
Senco is one of the world's most famous brands in fastening
technology, producing a range of pneumatic, battery and electronic
tools, plus a formidable range of high-quality fasteners to
meet virtually every
professional need and price point. Combine all this with the
high-level support and service of one of Europe's most experienced
fastener specialist distribution networks, and you have what
has been described as the ultimate fastener facility.
Sealocrete is the UK's leading independent manufacturer of lightside
building materials, chemicals and construction products.
Maintains a continuous insulated cavity closer around window
and door openings which also prevents condensation, pattern
staining and mould growth. They are also easily cut to size
and built in by bricklayers, saving time compared with traditional
methods and can be used to comply with both Approved Documents
L1 and L2(2002) and the Technical Standards (Scotland) 6th Amendment
Jabfill is a full-fill cavity-wall insulation system designed
to be incorporated into new masonry walls during construction
to satisfy the Building Regulations U-value requirements. The
insulation boards have a fluted face, tongued and grooved edge
profile and a chamfered lower edge detail which is fully interlocking
when in place, the insulation fills the cavity and does not
require special clips or wall ties.
The theraputic powers of air, water and heat have long been
used to stimulate and sooth the mind and body. What better way
to enhance the style and ambiance created by the bathroom companies
associated with this project than with the Airbath!
We found the luxury Hudson Reed range elegantly combined quality,
craftsmanship and innovation. Their showers and radiators are
excellent and offer and extraordinary choice.
We decided to utilise Impulse sanitaryware in one of our bathrooms
due to the innovative design and value for money offered.
Jacob Delafon bathrooms are not only designed to fulfill basic
hygiene functions but also satisfy each person's life habits,
to make the bathroom a true living space.
Just Trays is one of Europes leading shower tray manufacturers
and is the largest manufacturer of Acrylic capped stone resin
shower trays. Their selection and product quality were just
what we were looking for.
Design makes brands, creates product personality and reflects
the joie de vivre of a generation. Kaldewei has made design
a part of its company philosophy, and counts on the know-how
and expertise of two of the world's best known design companies:
Sottsass Associati in Milan and Phoenix Product Design in Stuttgart/Tokyo.
Through the use of traditional materials and contemporary techniques
honed with the skill of the craftsman and the vision of the
artist; this is the way Kohler conceives, designs and creates
products. The visual orchestration of products and design styles
makes it easy to coordinate a look and to create new and exciting
Beautiful design coupled with uncompromising quality - we chose
the "My Life" by Frog - for it's contemporary design.
We chose the Manhattan shower screens as they are contemporary
in style and match up with the suites we have chosen. The craftsmanship
and guarantee was also a big consideration thus cementing our
Pegler is a leading manufacturer of high quality taps that incorporate
great design. We found that the selection offered us outstanding
choice to compliment our sanitaryware.
Schneider are a Swiss manufacturer whose name has become
synonymous with mirrors and illuminated cabinets of a quality,
purposefulness and design that reflects their wealth of experience
in this field. Just one look and the products say quality.
Sphinx offer a diverse selection of designs and we choose
the Sphinx 360 is all about pure form. Stripped of any detracting
ornaments. This integrally designed bathroom suite combines
all its elements to produce a whole. The surprising choice of
elements and colours provides individual latitude for exciting
confrontations between form and function, harmony and contrast,
rest and dynamism.
Doors, Windows & Furniture
Fakro roof windows have a 1.5 U - which is better
that the other brand
Their window offers 6% more light through a larger area of glass
than a Velux window
The winds are make from Redwood Pine which is a slower
growing, finer grain wood which in turn guarantees no
The glass is Low E therefore is coated to keep cooler in summer
and warmer in winter.
Beautifully crafted and outstanding workmanship - brass
furniture from Carlisle can make any door look elegant.
B Kind Doors
JB Kind has an extensive range of exclusive luxury and standard
doors suitable for any building or refurbishment project as
well as a number of related products to provide a complete door
solution for self-builders, D.I.Y., renovators, architects and
specifiers. We chose the Royal range of oak doors and they are
truly beautiful doors!
The Sunpipe is a revolutionary new way to pipe natural daylight
from your rooftop into your home - to brighten areas from dawn
to dusk where daylight from windows cannot reach. The effect
is truly remarkable!
We chose to use Caberfloor which is a high density wood particleboard
designed specifically for flooring in a 22mm thickness. It is
right for all domestic and most other floors, and comes tongued
and grooved or square-edged. It is also available in a range
of panel sizes, and can be quickly and easily laid. It offers
the precision and stability of an engineered product and provides
an excellent surface for subsequent floor laying operations
and Caberfloor P5 (Moisture Resistant) is the UK's most widely
used particleboard flooring panel.
PFL's Permacell range is a portfolio of roofline, cladding and
home improvement products designed to make routine maintenance
easier and less frequent. There are versions of fascia, soffits
and cladding to suit all projects, as well as a range of decorative
interior paneling products.
are popular with homeowners and DIY enthusiasts as well as professional
building maintenance companies.
Pilkington K Glass, which usually forms the inner pane of a
double glazing unit, allows less heat to escape through your
windows than ordinary glass. Thanks to a special energy saving
coating which lets the sun's rays through, but reflects heat
from fires and radiators back into your home. Heat which ordinary
double glazing allows to escape. The glass in your windows absorbs
heat then radiates it again on the colder, outside, surface.
Pilkington K Glass has what is called a low emissivity coating
on the surface that faces into the air gap of the double glazing
Rehau offers a wide range of quality polymer products designed
to last. Their products are known for their durability, ease
of installation and high performance ratings. We chose Rehau
window profiles, under floor heating and water lines for the
house. Rehau provided us with first-class solutions.
The windows were
manufactured and installed by Corby Window Group.
We chose Ultraframe because they are the leaders in conservatory
roof design and manufacture
They also supply
a wide range of conservatory products - in fact, over the last
ten years, Ultraframe has supplied roofs for over three quarters
of a million conservatories!
Using their extensive
industry expertise they support and advise the conservatory
industry, whilst also providing information and advice to members
of the public who are thinking about acquiring a conservatory
for their home.
Dalton Garage Doors
The quality and strength of a Wayne Dalton garage door is complimented
by a beautiful exterior finish. Woodgrain embossing adds an
attractive texture to each panel and doors are supplied in a
baked-on, two coat, white polyester finish which
will simply wipe clean to retain its timeless good looks for
years to come. This standard finish creates an excellent foundation
for paint to match your individual colour scheme as well.
Goppa have created a beautiful range of mantels in stone, marble,
cast iron and wood finishes, as well as natural materials, to
emulate the craftsmanship standards of yesteryear. From traditional
and classic styles to contemporary and minimalist designs, we
found that Goppa offered the perfect choice to reflect our lifestyle
and personal tastes.
Schiedel Rite-Vent is one of Europe's leading manufacturers
of chimneys and flue products. The company has been established
for over 30 years, and produces a range of over 12,000 individual
items so your sure to find just what you need.
For over 40 years Verine have sold quality products with a quality
service and consistently provided elegance, style and innovation
to the fireplace and construction industry. Knowledgeable retail
outlets and installers have been established nationally to show
their products live, to install them professionally, and to
give expert advice on the choice of appliance you need.
The world's highest density underlay, Treadmore feels
luxuriously soft while giving carpets the firm support they
Helps to prevent
the delicate pile from crushing underfoot, Treadmore can help
it look newer for years longer.
Not only does Treadmore
conserve your carpet's life, its manufacturing process helps
conserve the environment too.
We chose Kahrs because of their wide selection of products.
With such an extensive range of products we were able to get
the wood floor, underlay and trim that exactly matched with
what we were looking for. Not only is the range extensive but
the quality is second to none. We were adamant that the quality
of construction was first class and Kahrs fit the bill.
Made from an exceptionally durable form of customised vinyl,
Karndean flooring replicates all the beauty of natural flooring
materials with none of the practical drawbacks. Whilst being
virtually indistinguishable from the materials which inspire
our designs, offers significant advantages in terms of design
capability, maintenance and cost.
Tiles Group plc
Pilkingtons Tiles offer a world class portfolio of architectural
ceramics through its own extensive manufacturing operations
in the UK and by partnerships with other leading manufacturers
around the globe.
Pilkingtons is constantly developing both new colours
and finishes to offer one of the most comprehensive and contemporary
selections of wall tiles available. A variety of white tiles
and decorative collections are available in sizes from 100x100mm
up to 450x333mm in a wide choice textures, finishes and styles.
Strata has a very impressive range of stone for floors. We decided
on Strata because of the selection and quality of their products.
The natural stone we picked for the kitchen/family room had
to be right as this area is set to be the centre of the house.
With the help of Strata we were guided to the right products
for the job.
We decided that for the open fireplace we wanted something that
not only looked good but was more practical than just an open
fireplace where 90 percent of the heat goes straight up the
chimney. We chose Yeoman because they combined high quality
and style in a stove that suited our needs.
Trim, Archritraves & Kitchen Cabinets
All Copley Decor Mouldings are made of hard CELLULAR RESIN,
light but strong. They are much lighter than plaster (gypsum)
- and much easier to handle and fix. The smooth white finish
accepts all decorative paints.
Offer almost any building solution having to do with wood. One
of the reasons we went with Finnforest is that they maintain
a sustainable managed resource.
Dualit toasters are recognized as the best in the world.
Part of a range of hardworking products they are designed to
a standard that remains unsurpassed.
Fagor is a leader
in the appliance industry with proven products. We found that
the wide range of products offered us enormous choice to suite
Sinks & Taps
of Switzerland is renowned throughout the world for its exclusive
designer sinks and taps. This reputation is the result of an
uncompromising commitment to quality and design.
Since opening our
first warehouse in 1980 Häfele UK has established itself
as the largest furniture fittings and hardware and Architectural
Ironmongery distribution centre in the UK.
One of the best known and trusted brands in the USA. We
have installed the stainless steel Sovereign side-by-side which
is a really nice unit not only to look at but the features and
support are second to none.
We were looking for something really classy and a bit different
for the island counter top and happened to see some of the wood
work from Spekva and that was it. We looked at others but none
seemed to match the quality of Spekva.
We choose the Brandon 100 cookers which is extremely efficient
and economic with their revolutionary double burner technology
giving us maximum flexibility and controllability.
These models provide
us with a choice of options for cooking, heating and domestic
hot water. In addition, the Brandon 10 range cooker will satisfy
the domestic hot water requirements even for a busy household.
The built-in time
clock guarantees economic operation of your Brandon range cooker.
Argona had recently been awarded the sole rights
for distribution of the outstanding Margaroli and Toni Armatur
products throughout the United Kingdom and Eire, with the excellent
range of Italian design Scaldasalviette towels rails and Lormatt
electronic hand-free taps together, with the original Danish
design and robust quality mixer taps.
Softened water will provide real cost savings in the service
and maintenance of your washing machines showers, and boilers.
The average home builds up 1.6mm of scale a year. So it is estimated
that within 2 years a water softener will save you money by
improving the efficiency of your hot water and heating system
Ideal for kitchens, bathrooms, en-suites or conservatories,
under-tile heating provides radiant heat across the entire floor
area, providing a feeling of warmth and comfort throughout the
room. Being concealed under the floor surface, under-tile heating
also provides complete design freedom to plan rooms and arrange
furniture with maximum flexibility.
We used Hepworth Drainage for the underground drainage, Hepworth
for all the First Fix Plumbing and Hepworth Terracotta for the
chimney components. We went with Hepworth as they are leaders
in their field and their technical support when we were putting
the plans together was fantastic.
It is the first name
we think of when we were looking for room thermostats. The name
is Synonymous with quality.
With an emphasis on energy efficiency we found the Regavent
design team were able to advise us on modern methods of ventilation
for today's tightly sealed homes, helping to reduce heating
bills and lower green house gas emissions. We have decided
on the Ventilation system with the heat recovery which should
capture approximately 70% of the heat from the exhaust
to warm the fresh air coming in to the house.
Gobain Classical Rainwater
In designing the house we wanted quality items throughout and
no other material can match the character, durability, strength
or appeal of cast iron, not to mention it can last 100 years
and is recyclycable.
downpipes (circular) are produced using the latest pipe manufacturing
technology - centrifugally spinning the pipe ensuring consistent
section dimensions, unlike that of pipes produced by the traditional
sand cast method, which is prone to produce pipe with 'thick'
and 'thin' spots making the pipe inherently weaker.
When we were looking for a "Green" hearing and DHW
system we found the Viessmann system with the solar tubes and
weather compensating condencing boiler just the thing. The entire
system is seamless and should supply approximately 50-60% of
annual DHW needs.
We are building our house to a high specification by
incorporating the best products available in terms of quality
and value for money. When you looking for first and second fix
electrical components for your house the first name that comes
to mind is Crabtree, which
most all electricians will tell you is the best on the market.
When you are building your house or doing renovations we find
that it is always cheaper to buy quality over quantity. This
is why we are exclusively using products from the Electrium
group of companies on our electrical installation.
Their experience in design and sourcing has produced the best
possible mix of traditional and contemporary lighting.
Konstsmide's range of outdoor lighting for the house and garden
encompasses more than 100 models. Gnosjö Konstsmide is
renowned for its quality and reliability. The result is that
their handmade lamps come with an impressive corrosion guarantee
of up to 25 years.
MK Electric is a leading manufacturer and supplier of circuit
protection, wiring devices, cable management and datacoms. Products
are suitable for domestic, commercial and industrial applications
and are widely available through an extensive wholesale network
After looking around and doing a bit of research we found that
Risco provided a comprehensive range of products that could
be customised to our particular requirements. Risco's security
products provided us with a high level of security that gives
us peace of mind.
The clay tile is a very old natural material dating back
to ancient times. Being exceptionally durable (Chinese tiles
are still being found dating back more than 2000 years) the
clay tile is today made in high-tech factories.
The clay tile possesses
several strong points:
Durability: resistant to frost and bad weather, non-combustible.
Resistance to aging: the colour mellows and matures naturally
Resistant to air pollution and acid rain.
Low water absorbency.
In addition to these
intrinsic qualities, IMERYS Roof Tiles guarantees all its tiles
for a period of 30 years, covered by insurance.
The Klober Premo is a strong laminated sheet material, with
outer layers of polypropylene, an inner layer of microporus
polyethylene film and reinforcement mesh. Thus no further ventilation
of the roof void is required and is suitable for cold and warm
We choose the 12.2m as we are using it to store materials and
tools and act as an on-site office.
Exterior dimensions: 12.2m x 2.44m x 2.59m : interior dimensions:
12.02m x 2.34m x 2.36m
We choose LCS for our container because of:
Competitive Pricing - Flexibility - Location - Service - Professionalism
- Response Time.
and suppliers of pond pumps, liners and accessories.
Their product range includes everything you need to fit out
the home and garden from garden decking to engineered wood flooring.
Glo-Art provide a very large selection of cast iron and
clay chimineas as well as accessories. We choose the Weaver
2-in-1 Barbecue with liftoff chimney in antique rust colour.
Chimineas offer a
focal point on the patio to congregate around and added warmth
for some of our cool summer evenings.
Hall's is a Leading manufacturer of high quality, self assembly
greenhouses. With a comprehensive range of hobby greenhouses
and accessories to meet the needs of every gardener.
When you need quality wheelbarrows and sack trucks Haemmerlin
product some of the best equipment on the market. Weather for
building or gardening Haemmerlin has the wheelbarrow for the
job. Haemmerlin are the biggest manufacturer of Wheelbarrows
in the world. Visit their web site where you will find specifications
on every one of our huge range of Barrows, Lawn Rollers, Sack
Trucks, Accessories and Spare parts.
There are sizes and styles to suit every taste and application.
Standard features include hose connector taps and ready drilled
accessory connection points. Water butts can be linked together
using Harcostar's comprehensive range of accessories. A selection
of models also include a unique child safety lid and a five
Jagram is a company that manufacture and distribute high quality
timber products. Predominantly they produce garden furniture,
fencing, arbours, lighting and pergolas for the outdoor living
market. One of the reasons we chose Jagram was environmentally
Jagram are among the leaders in today's market for sustainable
timber ware. Using soft young pine together with a lamination
technique that ensures durability and weather resistance.
Lucas Stone are manufacturers of high quality garden statuary
with a tremendous range. We chose some for indoor and some for
outdoor. The quality and style are fantastic and just what we
wanted to accent the garden and conservatory.
We found this company that supply fibreglass rocks, bolders
and waterfalls that look like the real thing. We are using quite
a few of these items for our pond.