Builders' Merchants News
Wirquin leads the way in new WRAS industry changes

WRAS, The Water Regulations Advisory Scheme, has reviewed its acceptance criteria for approvals to be granted in respect of WCs, cisterns and inlets valves.

Dulux Promise puts professionals at the centre of decorating

The team at Dulux is launching the Dulux Promise to all its customers, setting out, under one simple proposition, the many qualities that set Dulux apart as the category champion.

New Website Cements Anderton's Position

As part of it’s commitment to improving customer experience and service, manufacturer of precast concrete products, Anderton Concrete has launched its new website to showcase its new brand identity, as well as offering additional features and improved usability.

Cembrit B5 Delivers Traditional Look For New Homes

Cembrit B5 has been used as the roofing material on a recently completed barn conversion project in the Hampshire countryside.

Snows Timber partners with AZEK Building Products to introduce Timbertech Composite Decking

Snows Timber are pleased to announce their partnership with US company, AZEK Building Products, a leading manufacturer of premium outdoor products.

New Armagh college to benefit from Wraptite® airtightness system

The new campus of the Southern Regional College in Armagh, Northern Ireland is set to benefit from the superior airtightness performance qualities of the Wraptite external air barrier system from the A.Proctor Group.

Three-Way Partnership Supports Surge in Renewables Market

Three leading businesses in the plumbing and renewables industries, Pegler, Sunamp and Flamco, have formed a circular partnership that allows experts in their field to support each other by creating innovative new products and by diversifying the use of existing products in alternative markets and applications.

Norton Clipper launches mini masonry saw to boost summer sales

Norton Clipper has introduced an all new masonry saw to its range, promoting safer and smarter working, in order to help distributors to boost sales throughout the summer months.

Stainless steel stuns in BLANCO’s new sink style

Stainless steel is well known for durability in the kitchen and is even more popular today as homeowners look to bring the industrial feel into the home.

Beautiful new washrooms at Abacus HQ

Abacus Bathrooms has transformed the female bathrooms at the company’s Harrogate HQ; showcasing a stunning portfolio of products.

Lakes launches precision engineered Bay series

Lakes, the leading manufacturer of innovative showering spaces, has launched Bay series.

The Duck Foot® Anchor: Anyone can use it

The Duck Foot® anchor is the most effective plasterboard fixing in the world, and has been named “the innovation of the future” by the jury of the Alfred Nobel “SKAPA” award.

Housebuilders to Benefit from Reliable Supply Chain

Between 240,000 and 350,000 new homes need to be built per year to tackle the UK housing crisis.

Polterm Max Plus Provides Peace of Mind with BBA Certification

Isover’s Polterm Max Plus stone wool insulation has been certified by the British Board of Agrément (BBA) for use in façade applications.

Isover's New Insulation Solution Metac- A Perfect Fit for Luxury Family Bungalows

A development of four executive bungalows in the rural village of South Rauceby has recently benefitted from the installation of Isover’s pitched roof insulation solution Metac, which complemented the semi-vaulted ceiling design and helped to reduce time and labour costs on site.

You'll be Sage Green with Envy!

Freefoam, a leading manufacturer of a wide range of innovative products for the building industry in the UK, Ireland and Mainland Europe, has responded to market demand and feedback from customers and added the popular Sage Green to its Double Shiplap cladding range.

New Combilift Container Slip-Sheet. Loads a 20’ container in three minutes .

Combilift’s latest innovation, the Combilift Container Slip-Sheet (Combi-CSS), has been designed for quicker and easier mechanised loading of products (particularly long ones) into containers.

Maximising Sealing Applications

Bond It, one of the UK’s fastest growing manufacturers of sealants, adhesives and building chemicals, has now introduced the tried and tested WP100 Oxime Silicone formulation into its range of LMN products as a bigger, 400ml cartridge, aimed specifically at sealant applicators. 

A piece of home delivered by BMI Redland Cambrian Slate for pioneering hospice

A first in the UK for its innovative use of reconstituted slate in a modern interlocking roofing material, the BMI Redland Cambrian Slate combines great traditional looks with great durability and cost-effectiveness; and so provided an ideal solution for roofing Butterfly House, an important and sensitively-designed £4.8 million hospice in High Wycombe.

Redring launches manual and auto ‘no touch’ hand wash units

Redring, famed for its range of innovative water heating and showering solutions, has unveiled a new range of instantaneous electric hand wash units

New Imperial pressed and engineering bricks for North & Midlands

Following extensive development, Imperial Bricks has introduced a new range of pressed and engineering bricks.

The NEW ProtecWork Protective Clothing From Snickers Workwear

Fully accredited, advanced Protective Wear for heat and flame, electrostatic and chemical risk environments from the UK’s leading workwear innovator.

Kärcher vs RSI

Global market leader for cleaning technology, Kärcher, is working towards eliminating repetitive strain injury within the workplace.

Revitalise your Roof

Cromar Flexiglass System, launched in 2018, has fast become a popular product within the Cromar range as the solution for revitalising an existing roof.

Pertonstore selects builders' merchant software to support future growth plans

MAM Trader will manage everyday tasks for family-run business and help it meet ongoing objectives

A new sales brochure presents the Cistermiser infrared urinal control valve

Cistermiser’s market-leading IRC® infrared urinal flushing control valve is fully detailed in an informative new sales brochure, designed for ease of use by specifiers, installers and merchant counter staff.

Graham Launches New Service and Maintenance Guide

Graham Plumbers’ Merchant has launched a new Service and Maintenance Guide to make the life of heating service and maintenance engineers that bit easier.

Report Highlights Connection Between Insulation Performance and Daylighting

New research from leading building consultants, Peutz B.V., has revealed that by using higher performing insulation within rainscreen and cavity walls, it is possible to reduce construction thicknesses and achieve noticeable improvements in internal natural light levels

Hellberg Safety PPE and Snickers Workwear – Comfort and Safety Combined

The Hultafors Group Adds Hellberg Safety PPE products to its premium brand portfolio for professional tradesmen and women.

CaberWood MDF; perfect for all applications

What’s the difference between CaberWood MDF Pro and CaberWood MDF Trade?

Workwear Comfort with Flexible Polo Shirts

Scruffs’ latest innovation is set to kit out trade professionals with the highest quality workwear for comfort and performance on the job.

VitrA launch WC with Built-In Bidet

WC’s that have a built-in bidet washing function have been used throughout the Far East and the Mediterranean for many years, and now a simple solution for enhanced personal hygiene is being launched in UK on selected WC’s from VitrA.

New Purdy Tools Take the Pain out of Prep

Purdy, known and trusted by generations of for its hand-made paint brushes and decorators’ tools, is now launching more tools to help make the job of prepping easier, quicker and pain-free for professional decorators.

RCM invests in own transport

RCM have recently purchased their own branded delivery vehicle in order to guarantee a better service to their customers.

Expamet Launch Updated Product Guides

Expamet, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of expanded metal mesh, constructional fixing components and builders' metalwork has released a new and updated collection of product literature.

The Newest Clothing Innovations in the 2019 Snickers Workwear Catalogue

Including market-leading designs and the latest fabric technology innovations from the world’s leading Workwear brand.

New Realistic Duragrain printed finishes on Garage Doors

Garador have just developed completely new technology to print a surface finish onto the outside of their popular Linear Large sectional garage doors.

Brymec gains top marks for landmark university project

Building services specialists Brymec were the first port of call as contractors working for Bournemouth University needed a higher degree of specialist input at their £31 million student accommodation project.

Vista Engineering corporate video goes online.

A corporate video showcasing Vista Engineering’s new headquarters and high-tech manufacturing facilities, can be now be viewed on the company’s website.

Carl Kammerling Offers Exciting Range Deals in a Brand New Promotion

Always looking for innovative ways to help customers increase sales, Carl Kammerling International is launching some exciting new Range Deals, with fantastic savings of up to 65.6% across some superb product ranges.

Armitage Shanks Enhances DOC M Offering To Better Support Sight Loss And Dementia Sufferers

Armitage Shanks, the renowned commercial washroom solutions provider, has enhanced its industry-leading DOC M package alongside new research around sight loss and dementia.

CRL Quartz Calacatta creates perfect symmetry between style and function

Ideal to turn a kitchen island or splashback into a design statement, CRL Quartz Calacatta teams a marble-inspired design with high durability to meet the demands of modern living.

Imperial matches bricks for stunning restoration of Quarry Bank Mill

Imperial Bricks has supplied bricks for a new structure within an 18th century National Trust listed property.

Dickies Workwear Unveils Latest Catalogue

Global workwear brand Dickies has unveiled its 2019-20 catalogue, featuring a brand-new layout plus 17 new products including a selection of t-shirts and shorts in time for the summer season.

Aggregate Industries’ Enviroblock offers a sustainable solution for new police facility

Enviroblock concrete blocks from Aggregate Industries were carefully selected for a new police facility in Northamptonshire, helping to achieve the strict environmental and acoustics requirements of the project.

Market Leading Water Treatment Chemicals from Fernox just got even better

Fernox has reformulated some of its most popular products, to offer installers even higher performance levels of failsafe chemical water treatment solutions, to reduce time spent on site and minimise call backs.

Glendyne Natural Slates Provide New Roof For St Alphege Church

Cembrit Glendyne natural slates have been specified and installed on a unique renovation project for the Historic Kent landmark, St Alphege Church.

Unique Valve and Fitting Solution Expands Range to Incorporate Stainless Steel Version

A unique full flow ball valve from leading manufacturer Pegler is now available in stainless steel making it suitable for potable water applications.

New on-trend panel designs from Fibo

Fibo UK, leading manufacturer of high-performance wall panels, has significantly expanded its range of panel designs and colours.

Mould held at bay by Safeguard’s biocidal paint products

Following decontamination, most mould-afflicted properties will require some redecoration and Safeguard Europe has now offers a choice of products in its Dryzone range to deliver a high-quality decorative finish to stained walls and other surfaces.