Information on the products related or incorporated in the building of NewHome-Live.
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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 your house.

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 UK’s longest established, leading specialist in glass block walling and glass / concrete reinforced constructions.

Poppers Senco
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 2001.

Vencel Resil
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.

Bathrooms & Sanitaryware

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!

Hudson Reed
We found the luxury Hudson Reed range elegantly combined quality, craftsmanship and innovation. Their showers and radiators are excellent and offer and extraordinary choice.

Impulse Bathrooms
We decided to utilise Impulse sanitaryware in one of our bathrooms due to the innovative design and value for money offered.

Jacob Delefon
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
Just Trays is one of Europe’s 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 product combinations.

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 choice.

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 Cabinets
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.

Carpentry, Doors, Windows & Furniture

Fakro Roof Windows
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 knot’s’.
The glass is Low E therefore is coated to keep cooler in summer and warmer in winter.

House of Rothley
Beautifully crafted and outstanding workmanship - brass furniture from Carlisle can make any door look elegant.

J 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!

Monodraught Sunpipe
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.

Permacell Finesse
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.

Permacell products are popular with homeowners and DIY enthusiasts as well as professional building maintenance companies.

Pilkington Glass
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 unit.

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.

Wayne 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.

Fireplace & Stove

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.

Floors & Tiles

The world's highest density underlay, Treadmore feels luxuriously soft while giving carpets the firm support they need.

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.

Pilkington’s Tiles Group plc
Pilkington’s 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.

Pilkington’s 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.

Yeoman Stoves
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.

Finish Trim, Archritraves & Kitchen Cabinets

Copley Decor
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.

Kitchen & Appliances

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 our taste.

Franke Sinks & Taps
Franke 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.

Maytag Appliances
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.

Stanley Cookers
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.

Plumbing & Heating

Argona Health
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.

Culligan Water Softener
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 by 25%.

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.

Saint 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.

Classical rainwater 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.

Lighting,Electrical & Security

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.

Endon Lighting
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
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 of distributors.

Risco Group
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 with age.
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 roof applications.


Leavesley Container Services
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.


Manufacturers 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 Chimineas
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 Greenhouses
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 year guarantee.

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
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.

M. A. Direct
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.

Mantis Gardening System
The Mantis is the Worlds Best Selling Lightweight Petrol Tiller Cultivator. It is versatile, lightweight and quite powerful. It is a must for anyone serious about gardening.

With Marshalls you can make your garden and driveway extra special with the wide range of products offered by Marshalls. We liked the wide range and chose some fantastic octant slabs for the garden and block paving for the driveway.

Weber Barbeques
There are few things that beat having family and friends over for a BBQ and Weber grills are some of the best grills on the market. We and we have found that Weber grills are manufactured from the highest grade materials, and designed for performance, quality and durability. The
grills look good and invite lots of positive comments from friends

Poterie Clarous
We found some fantastic looking pots and looked into who manufactured them to see what other products they carried. We discovered that POTERIE CLAROUS has produced terracotta from its beginings in south western France for more than 130 years. We ended up using quite a number of their pots as you can see.

Roy Firman Leisure Furniture
We found their range of garden furniture well designed and comfortable with attention to detail in the construction and finishing. This afforded us quality garden furniture at affordable prices.

The furniture we chose is constructed of Yellow Balau which is a hardwood that is often used in the manufacture of outdoor furniture. The appeal of Yellow Balau is its high density and durability. It is also fine grained, heavy and robust. The timber has a life span of about 20-30 years. In comparison to other species, Yellow Balau has only a small tendency of warping or twisting and it is therefore adaptable to changing weather conditions.

Weber Grills
All around this is one of the best gas grills on the market for it's price. Take care of it and a Weber Gas Grill will last you for decades and give you the versatility you want to grill most anything you can think of. The high quality parts, particularly the stainless steel burners are built to last. Not only are they built to last they look great too.



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Belle Group



Copley Decor




Electrium Electrical Supplies


Fagor Appliances

Fakro roof windows





Goppa fireplaces





Rain water harvesting

Hepworth Plumbing

Hepworth Terracotta

Hudson Reed





Jacob Delafon


J B Kind Doors

Just Trays

Kahrs Wood Floors


Karndean Floors



Laufen Bathrooms

Leavesley Containers

Lucas Stone

Luxcrete Glass Blocks




Maytag Appliances

MK Electric





Pilkingtons Tiles

Poterie Clarous

Poppers Senco



Risco Group

Roy Firman

Classical Rainwater

Schneider Cabinets




Sphinx Bathrooms

Stanley Cookers

Strata Stone


Ultraframe conservatory

Vencel Resil

Velda Products

Verine Fireplaces


Wayne Dalton Garage Doors

Weber Grills

Yeoman Stoves