Builders' Merchants News
The Pavestone Rally is back

Following the huge success of the Pavestone 2017 Rally, the 2019 Rally will start on 5 September from Reims in Northern France to Stuttgart, Salzburg, Venice and finishing on 8 September in the beautiful setting of Lake Como.

Stay Warm this Winter with the Trade Hoodie

Introducing the new Scruffs Trade Hoodie, designed with the latest in workwear technology to protect you in the colder months, whilst also delivering the ultimate in comfort and durability.

Johnstone's Trade Launches Stainaway

Johnstone’s Trade has announced the launch of StainAway - an innovative, all-in-one wall and ceiling paint that’s guaranteed to tackle the toughest stains and leave a durable flat matt finish.

Radiating designer style with Bathrooms to Love

The designer radiator and heated towel rail range from PJH’s Bathrooms to Love Collection has been enhanced with the addition of a number of new stylish designs perfect for creating a focal point in the bathroom, as well, of course, for heating the room. 

Linde Material Handling extends it’s range of lithium-ion powered trucks

Linde Material Handling, one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of forklift trucks, has extended it’s range of lithium-ion powered counterbalance trucks up to eight tonnes lifting capacity.

Stylish solutions from BLANCO by GUTMANN

BLANCO UK has launched the new BLANCO by GUTMANN extractor hood brochure which illustrates the very latest in extraction hood design and technology.

The electric drill inventor keeps fuelling its cordless revolution

Having launched new cordless grinders, and a hammer drill earlier in the year, FEIN is extending its 18 V product range with the ASCM 18 QSW 4-speed cordless drill/driver.

The Original Timbag just got Better

TIMco, one of the UK’s largest independent suppliers of screws, fasteners, fixings and power tool accessories, has further developed its innovative TIMbag packaging to aid with product selection and to support merchants with improved merchandising opportunities.

Norbord launches super-quiet flooring range

Norbord’s CaberFloor P5 – the UK’s most specified chipboard flooring product, has been upgraded to produce a high performance floor with reduced impact and airborne noise transmission.

Boost your KPIs (not RSIs)

Pioneering armrest now available with Mitsubishi GRENDiA ES

Kingspan Embraces the Past with Library Extension at Dunfermline

A £12.4 million extension to the 19th century Dunfermline Carnegie Library in Scotland is helping raise the town’s cultural profile.

Stixall Extreme Power

If you’ve already tried Stixall Extreme Power from Everbuild – A Sika Company you’ll know just how good it is, with the ability to bond and seal virtually everything to anything. If you haven’t tried it then it’s about time you did!

Fisco’s New ‘Mark-Right’ - The ‘Time-Saving’ Tape for Right-Handed Craftsmen.

Delivering faster, more accurate and comfortable measuring.

The Ideal Workshop for on the go

The new MW 1000 mobile workshop from Festool

Imperial Bricks launches new Brick Tile range

Imperial Bricks has launched a range of traditional and contemporary Brick Tiles as an addition to their ever-growing range of traditional handmade, pressed, waterstruck and wirecut bricks.

The new Falcon and Apollo From Solid Gear - High Tech Safety Boots For The Winter

Incorporating some of the most advanced technical features in safety boot design.

Introducing the 145 Kasp Marine Padlock Range – Designed to Weather any Storm!

Kasp, the leading brand in security from Carl Kammerling, is launching a superb high quality Kasp 145 Marine Padlock Range. 

It’s Time to Gear Up for Changeable Weather – with Snickers Workwear

NEW stretch garments and body-mapping layers deliver extreme working comfort and protection –whatever the weather.

Tuff Waterproofing showcase new product at UK Construction Week

Tuff Waterproofing, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of heavy-duty waterproof flat roofing, will showcase its latest product developments at UK Construction Week (UKCW) taking place at the NEC in Birmingham from 9-11 October.

Bosch survey reveals UK tradespeople to be the most safety conscious.

Professionals including electricians, builders and carpenters polled across Europe.

Potterton Commercial’s next generation of Sirius boilers

The new Sirius three range of wall-hung and floor-standing stainless steel boilers from Potterton Commercial offers an extended range of outputs, improved aesthetics, simple-to-use yet advanced controls and a five-year warranty for complete peace of mind. 

Norbord’s new website – for a whole world of panels

2018 sees a great new design for Norbord’s website which looks at the world of panel products and makes it even easier to select the right product for the job in hand.

Leisure Sinks Unveils New Aquaquad Tap to Trade

In a bid to strengthen its broad product offering even further, Leisure Sinks has added the new Aquaquad monobloc model to its comprehensive tap portfolio.

Adhesives with the RX Factor!

Dunlop launches new range of ready-mixed adhesives

A new ready-mixed tile adhesive range from Dunlop – manufacturer of tiling, flooring and decorating products for the trade – the RX range has buckets full of star quality!

Extra Security with Garador's SBD Garage Doors

Winter is now on its way with colder weather and less daylight, so it’s reassuring to know that possessions are safe and secure in the garage especially when it is cold and dark outside.

Go Shopping on Aqualisa Q

Aqualisa is giving away £100 worth of retail vouchers with every qualifying purchase from the Aqualisa QTM range through an independent merchant*.

Showerwall’s new Visualiser offers a virtual showroom for bathroom inspiration

To complement its five new bathroom wall panelling collections, Showerwall has launched the new Visualiser tool on its website.

BLANCO introduces new farmhouse style ceramic sink and complementary tap portfolio

Traditional farmhouse style with a modern twist; BLANCO VILLAE ceramic sinks and VICUS® taps are the latest additions to the BLANCO family.

Crown Trade Extends its Clean Extreme Range

Leading paint brand Crown Trade has made it even easier for customers to find the perfect product for even the most challenging of contracts by extending its popular Clean Extreme range of high-performance scrubbable and stain resistant paints to include specialist solutions to tackle dirt, mould and bacteria.


PBSL Group Breathes New Life into Purchasing Gutters

One of the big difficulties for consumers in the building supplies industry is often being unable to visualise what the finished product will look like; whether it’s new cladding, window trims or even guttering.

Safeguard augments Stormdry with masonry protection stable

Safeguard Europe – the UK’s leading specialist in damp- and waterproofing, and masonry repair solutions – has augmented its market-leading Stormdry Masonry Protection Cream by introducing three additional, aligned products that deliver solutions from anti-graffiti coating to crack bridging and mortar repair.

Out with the Old, In with the New!

EcoTherm Insulation Ltd has been working hard to bring its customers a brand new, fresh looking website, offering a wealth of product and technical information at their fingertips.

Freefoam De-Mystify the Process Behind the Products

TV Shows and online videos about how everyday objects are made are incredibly popular and can be a powerful marketing tool for many manufacturing companies – with Lego clocking up over 6.5 million views on YouTube!   Freefoam Building Products are pleased to announce the launch of another new video featuring all aspects of the production process of its fascia, soffit and guttering products.

Get Ready for the 'Downpour' of Guttering Work!

Autumn is traditionally a time for consumers to get home improvement jobs done before the Winter sets in.

Snickers’ Comfort Fabrics For Maximum Mobility In New Stretch Clothing

Snickers Workwear is well known for its uncompromising approach to quality and functionality, comfort and durability.

C.K Shines the Spotlight on its exciting new Consumer Promotion

As part of its Autumn/Winter consumer promotion, C.K is set to launch Spotlight, featuring a fantastic array of new products and product deals, all offering great value for money.

Civil Solution from Kalsi Plastics

Maintenance-free building product specialist, Kalsi Plastics is working with civils and heavy materials stockists across the UK to provide a reliable supply of its high-quality drainage product range, Aquaflow. 

Be Flexible with Kalsi

Kalsi Plastics is responding to the ‘don’t move, improve’ trend with its range of flexible adaptors.  Ideal for refurbishments and extensions, the rubber flexible adaptors connect PVC-U drainage pipes to different materials and diameters.

Marsh Ultra:Polylok L sewage treatment plant. Industrial performance with domestic simplicity.

Marsh Industries has launched its latest innovation in domestic sewage treatment plant technology, the Marsh Ultra:Polylok L (UPL).

Doors up to 5.5m wide with Garador

For customers looking to build a larger garage, Garador offer a massive range of standard and purpose made sizes, all the way up to 5500mm wide on their sectional garage doors.

Cladding: For Coast, County and City

Freefoam, a leading manufacturer of a wide range of innovative products for the building industry in Ireland, the UK and Mainland Europe, has responded to market demand and feedback from customers launching a new colour to its popular Weatherboard style cladding range - Sage Green.

15% extra free ensures customers get their fill of LA-CO Flux

Helping LA-CO Flux fly off the shelves faster than ever, the manufacturer is running an overfill promotion throughout the autumn, with 15% extra free in promotional pots of the leading soldering paste brand.

Red Ledge Launches RFID-Driven System for Lifting Equipment 'Loler' Compliance

Red Ledge LOLER Certification’ system cuts time and cost: scans lifting equipment RFID tags to re-certify regulated assets - Ongoing information provides equipment life-cycle audit trail - Pilot users report increases in staff productivity and reporting accuracy


Get Creative with Colour PVC Panelling

Freefoam, a leading manufacturer of a wide range of innovative products for the building industry in UK, Ireland and Mainland Europe, announce the launch of a brand new colour visualiser – an online tool to help choose colour options for the Geopanel internal panelling range.

New Portable Site Transformer from Draper Tools

New from Draper Tools is the 5kVA 230V to 110V Portable Site Transformer.

Hultafors Group Acquires Hellberg Safety, Scandinavia’s Leading PPE Innovator

The Hultafors Group which owns Snickers Workwear, Solid Gear Safety Footwear and Hultafors Tools has acquired Hellberg Safety.

New metric Waterstruck range for Imperial Bricks

Imperial Bricks has introduced a new range of seven different waterstruck bricks, available from stock in metric sizes, to work with modern blocks and lintels.

TIMco Make Their Mark with Chemicals and Adhesives Range

TIMco, one of the UK’s largest independent wholesale suppliers of screws, fixings and power tools accessories, has introduced Building Chemicals and Adhesives into their latest offering due to high customer demand and to deliver on their strategy of being a ‘one stop shop’ for merchants.

Unlock More Sales Potential with the New Kasp 125 Keyed Alike Counter Display

Kasp, the leading brand in security from Carl Kammerling, just launched its new Kasp 125 Keyed Alike Counter Display.

Geo-Fix All Weather-Reigns when it Pours

The Great British Weather can be unpredictable which can often make planning an outdoor job difficult but Everbuild – A Sika Company has the solution with Geo-Fix All Weather, a paving jointing compound which can be used come rain or shine.