Photo showing presentation of cheque to Martin house Children's Hospice 14/11/2023

An unstoppable force: Bob smashes his fundraising target

Great news! Remember Bob’s 10,000 press-up challenge? Well, our esteemed leader Bob not only crushed the physical challenge, but he also smashed his fundraising goal too! Bob had initially set a £5,000 target for his fundraising efforts, all in aid of the wonderful Martin House Children’s Hospice. As with everything he commits to, Bob went above and beyond, raising an impressive total of £7,041.34! It’s clear that Bob’s dedication and hard work inspired many to open their hearts (and wallets). The funds raised will play a role in supporting the... Read More

Symbolic image showing an open toolbox with a variety of tools 02/11/2023

5 Free and easy DIY home maintenance jobs that’ll save you a fortune this autumn

As the days get cooler and darker and the weather worsening, it’s a great time to start focusing your attention on DIY home maintenance jobs – especially ones that cost nothing and will help you save money during this expensive time of year. In this blog post you’re going to discover 5 easy ways that any homeowner should tackle before winter sets in – all designed with diyers and non experts in mind! It may surprise you just how much these small projects could prevent costly repairs (and emergency call... Read More

Image showing Glass roof lantern above 2 comparison images showing normal toughened glass vs laminated glass 26/10/2023

There’s a Clear Difference: The Unparalleled strength and security of laminated glass rooflights over ordinary toughened glass

Welcome to our blog, where we strive to simplify the complex world of construction and home improvement for you. In this post, we’re exploring a key difference that could have a huge impact to your safety at home. “What’s the big deal? Glass is glass, right?” We’re writing about the choice between laminated glass and normal toughened glass for rooflights. 🏠💡 Now, you might be wondering, “What’s the big deal? Glass is glass, right?” Well, not quite. Laminated glass is like the superhero of the glass world! 💪🛡️ It’s designed... Read More

Rear elevation of residential home with single storey extension with glass roof lanterns fitted 11/10/2023

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Duplex Riser doors fire tested from both sides 25/09/2023

Duplex Riser Doors to elevate your fire door safety in 2023

In the field of fire safety, one critical aspect often overlooked is Duplex testing. Duplex testing is relatively new to the riser door and access panel sector, as such it might not be top of the list for those specifying Fire rated Riser Doors. Duplex testing means the riser door has been fire tested from both the face and the back sides of the door. Historically the industry norm has been to test from the face only, this is acceptable for most applications but we feel there will be a... Read More

Loft hatch opening 19/09/2023

Extending a Loft Hatch opening in a Trussed Roof: A Step-by-Step Guide

Extending the size of your loft hatch opening – introduction Extending the size of your loft hatch opening in your home can be a rewarding project. By extending the length of the loft hatch opening in a trussed roof, you can improve the access to additional storage or even a small living space without the need for a major renovation. Trussed roofs are commonly found in modern homes, and with the right tools and techniques, you can successfully extend your loft hatch opening. In this step-by-step guide, we’ll walk you... Read More

AT35 airtight loft hatch 07/08/2023

7 Popular Questions About Loft Hatches Answered

Loft hatches are an essential aspect of any home with an attic or loft space. They provide access to critical services such as water tanks and provide upper storage areas and play a crucial role in maintaining proper ventilation and insulation. However, many homeowners have questions about these hatches, their sizes, fire safety, and installation methods. In this blog post, we’ll cover 7 of the most popular questions people ask about loft hatches and provide you with the answers you need. 1) What size loft hatch do I need? The... Read More

10,000 press up challenge to raise money for Martin House Children's Hospice 01/08/2023

Bob’s Press-Up Challenge – update

We are thrilled to celebrate Bob completing his astonishing 10,000 press-up challenge in just 26 days, all to raise funds for the Martin House Children’s Hospice. Bob’s determination, selflessness, and unwavering commitment to this challenge have not only left us in awe but will also help make a difference to the lives of children with life limiting conditions. The Challenge Bob’s mission was clear: to raise £5,000 by completing 10,000 press-ups during the month of July. This grueling feat required immense physical and mental strength, not to mention the discipline... Read More

View looking up to the sky through glass roof lantern 17/07/2023

Enhance Your Living Space with the Stunning Glass Roof Lantern by Brett Martin

Imagine basking in the warm glow of natural sunlight while enjoying breathtaking views of the sky above. With Brett Martin’s Glass Roof Lantern, you can transform any space into a haven of light, beauty, and tranquility. Whether you’re looking to enhance your home or add a touch of elegance to your commercial property, this remarkable product is the perfect solution. Let’s delve into the many reasons why the Glass Roof Lantern by Brett Martin is a must-have addition to your space. Captivating Design: The Glass Roof Lantern by Brett Martin... Read More

UK Building Regulations front cover 10/07/2023

A Comprehensive Guide to UK Building Regulations: From Part A to Part S

Introduction: There are various products on our website where we make reference to Building Regulations. This blog post aims to introduce what they are and what they cover, each section of the building regulations is denoted by a letter e.g. Part L. Building regulations are a crucial aspect of construction in the United Kingdom. They ensure that buildings are safe, energy-efficient, and accessible for all occupants. The regulations encompass a wide range of aspects, from structural integrity to fire safety, ventilation, and more. Part A: Structural Safety Part A deals... Read More