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AT35 airtight loft hatch 08/10/2014

New product AT35 – Airtight Loft hatch insulated and complies with Part L of Building Regulations

After 12 months of development we’re pleased to announce the launch of our airtight loft hatch, the AT35. The AT35 is the first loft hatch of its kind to be airtight at 50Pa air pressure under both positive and negative air pressure. In addition to this it’s insulated and has a U value of 0.35 to meet the current requirement of Part L of the Building Regulations. As the need to reduce the carbon footprint of our housing increases this loft hatch offers an immediate improvement for any home owner... Read More

stop insulation dropping from your loft hatch 30/09/2014

Insulation cover now available on made to measure loft hatches

We get rave reviews about our made to measure loft hatches, we’re not bragging check here and look at the reviews. One point some customers have raised is the exposed insulation doesn’t look great and if knocked it can drop fibres. As a result we’re now offering customers buying made to measure loft hatches the option of fitting a cover to conceal the exposed insulation on the lid of the loft hatch. The cover is made from aluminiumised glass cloth and is supplied and fitted for just £6. The cover... Read More

10 interesting stats about the Tour de France

In 10 days time, stage one of the world’s biggest sporting event finishes within a couple of miles of our office. To give an insight into what it makes the event so special we’ve compiled ten interesting facts. 1) The 2014 tour is the 101st edition of the race. The first edition of the race was held in 1903 as a publicity stunt to sell newspapers. 111 years on, it’s the world’s biggest sporting event. The newspaper in question, L’Auto was originally printed on yellow paper, hence the colour of... Read More


Part L Building Regs: NHBC Poll reveals 84.5% of Industry professionals think Zero carbon target for 2016 unrealistic

What is Zero Carbon and why does it matter? Part L of the building regulations deal with the conservation of fuel and power in buildings. Recent revisions have seen tightening of the regulations to achieve a reduction in CO2 emissions through improved thermal performance and a reduction in draughts. The goal is that all new residential buildings have a zero carbon rating by 2016. This is part of a wider effort to achieve a legally binding target of reducing CO2 emissions by 80% of their 1990 levels by 2050. Everybody... Read More

Easter opening hours and deliveries

Easter office closure Our office will be closed between Friday 18th – Monday 21st April. Placing orders during office closure You can still place orders via the website during this time. We’ll despatch all stock items on Tuesday 22nd April. Deliveries: Good Friday and Easter Monday are not classed as working days. When will my order arrive? Orders placed between 15.01 on Wednesday 16th April and 15.00 Thursday 17th April will be despatched on Thursday 17th April and delivered on Tuesday 22nd April, unless Saturday delivery is requested. Orders placed... Read More

Heartbleed Bug update

Just a quick post to reassure you that our website has not been affected by the SSL ‘Heartbleed’ bug which has hit the news this week. This is because we have Transport Layer Security disabled. In addition we use an unaffected version of OpenSSL (which is an open source tool used to implement online security protocols).


Smootie round up, the best and worst from 31st March to 4th April

As you might have noticed, we like to post about our smoothies which we make on a daily basis, well almost daily basis. Recipes are a either made up by us or from tried and tested sources. Last week’s best smoothie was courtesy of our MD, Bob. A devine tasting mix of lime, mango, passion fruit, cucumber and blue berries. Ok it’s not got any veg in it so it’s not as healthy as some, in terms of sugar content, but it does taste amazing. If memory serves me correctly... Read More

Great tasting Kiwi smoothie 14/02/2014

Great tasting Kiwi Smoothie

Kiwi Smoothie Recipe We love our smoothies we take it in turns to make them each day. The best ones make it on here. We’re aware not all smoothies are healthy so try to strike a balance between quality ingredients and taste. This is packed full of nutrients and tastes surprisingly good. 2 Pears 4 Kiwi 2 Romaine Lettuce 1 Bunch of grapes 1/3rd of a cucumber Mix in blender, add ice and chill

Smoothie of the day – Martin’s Citrus blast

  Martin S blew our socks off with this lovely number, a really refreshing tangy smoothie, and thanks to Rich being on hols today a decent measure too. Ingredients: 3 Peaches 1 Parsnip 2 Carrots 1 Lime Fresh ginger We rated it 8.5 out of 10