Builders' Merchants News
Floors fit for the future with EcoTherm

EcoTherm Eco-Versal has been installed on a new modular teaching block within the Fullhurst Community College regeneration project.

Carl Kammerling Fusion Trade Promotion – Packed Full of Exciting New Deals for 2019!

Carl Kammerling International is set to launch its exciting new Fusion trade promotion, which runs from 1 February to 21 June 2019, offering retailers fantastic savings on over 160 products from all CKI brands including:  C.K, C.K Magma, C.K Classic, Jokari, Avit and Kasp.

Saniflo launches Kinedo Fast 2000

Designed to appeal to the contracts sector, a new range of Kinedo shower enclosures has been added to the portfolio of showering products by Saniflo.

Choosing the right grout for your job

Choosing the right grout for your tiling project is as important as selecting the tile itself and if overlooked, it can mean your tiling doesn’t look how you imagined. 

Enfield’s doors pass new fire test with a reassuringly large margin

Post Grenfell, the Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) asked some key fire doors suppliers to help them. Enfield Speciality Doors provided technical advice, design and fire protection expertise plus three sample doorsets designed to withstand fire for a minimum of 30 minutes.

Barbour Fit Out chooses CaberWood MDF for shopfitting success

Glasgow-based shopfitter, Barbour Fit Out, combines a mix of modern techniques and traditional craftsmanship to produce quality shopfittings and, at the heart of many creations is Norbord’s CaberWood MDF portfolio. 

Snickers’ NEW Street-Smart Stretch Trousers For Maximum Mobility on Site.

These NEW slim-fit stretch trousers deliver extreme working comfort.

The NEW Mini Pocket Spirit Levels From Hultafors Tools

Now available in the UK with a modern design, clear-focus vials for levelling work in tight spaces.

Saint-Gobain PAM Launches New Rodding Branches to Simplify Installation

Saint-Gobain PAM UK, leading ductile-iron solutions manufacturer has launched its new Ensign rodding branches.

Kingspan Reimagines XPS with Kingspan GreenGuard

Kingspan Insulation has introduced the latest advance in XPS insulation — Kingspan GreenGuard — an all new range of boards with excellent compressive strength.

HiB's New Brochure for 2019 Helps Customers Find Their Wow

Bathroom expert HiB has published a brand-new brochure to showcase exciting additions to its product portfolio and its much-loved existing ranges.

Busy March for Saniflo at Future Build in London and ISH in Frankfurt

March is set to be a busy month for Saniflo with two important exhibitions.

Peace of Mind for Cladding Specifiers- BBA Certificate for Cembrit

Cembrit is pleased to announce that it has received approval from the British Board of Agrément (BBA) for its cladding product range, providing peace of mind to specifiers who choose to use Cembrit’s non-combustible fibre cement cladding boards on their projects.

Let sleeping dogs lie with Norbord’s super-quiet flooring

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.

Cromar Alpha Chem: Passion For Performance

Cromar Building Products is proud to present their new brand Alpha Chem.

Setcrete unveils new look packaging

Setcrete, the market-leading manufacturer of high-performance floor preparation products, has redesigned the product packaging for its popular range of floor levelling compounds to enhance its ‘on shelf’ impact and simplify product selection for customers.

RX-3000 Waterproof Wall Tile Adhesive

New from Dunlop – manufacturer of tiling, flooring and products for the trade -  RX-3000 Waterproof Wall Tile Adhesive is a high performance D2 ceramic wall tile adhesive that can be used in several wet environments including bathrooms, power showers and wetrooms.

Leading Manufacturer The Radiator Company Introduces the New Cast Iron Aston Range

The Radiator Company has released the newest addition to its market leading designer radiator range.

TUFF Phones unveils a Multi-Network SIM solution as it announces deals with several leading builders' merchants across the UK.

TUFF Phones has begun 2019 with the launch of its new TUFF T500 handset and a Multi-Network SIM solution, which delivers the connectivity of three major networks via one SIM card to improve network coverage for itinerant workers.

P C Henderson Expands its Range of Sliding Barn Door Style Hardware

P C Henderson has this month introduced a number of new additions to its range of Rustic sliding barn door hardware – including a new top mounted version and a new ‘antique rust effect’ finish.

The Perfect Jacket and Trouser Combination For Winter - From Snickers Workwear

Stretch-comfort Work Trousers and Hi-Tech 37.5® Work Jackets for optimum weather-protection on site

Arbor Forest Products all set for 2019 with NBG Relisting and New Trex Ranges

Since Arbor Forest Products first launched Trex composite into the UK seven years ago, it has firmly established itself as the market leader, distributing the world’s number one decking brand and offering a level of quality and aftercare that other composite companies can’t compete with.

TTP HARD drills

TTP HARD drills have been supplying their premium brand of cobalt metal drill bits and metal cutting paste direct to the repair, fabrication and maintenance sectors since 2014.

Fashionable tap for modern kitchens

The beautiful, angular shape of BLANCO’s fashionable LUPER tap brings a modern design to all kitchens.

Offering access on the go

Providing professionals with a safe and more flexible way to work, the Werner 303 Mobile Access Tower solution allows users to build up to various working heights.

Small Extractors, Big Performance

Festool release new Dust Extractor Range

Lafarge Cement Further Extends its Packed Cement Offering

Lafarge Cement, part of the Aggregate Industries business, has introduced a new packed product to its range: Rapid Set Cement.

Excellence in Unity at the Heath School with Kingspan

Kingspan Kooltherm K103 Floorboard has been installed as part of a new, three-storey block at The Heath School – helping to bring existing specialisms together under one roof.

Keston Boilers Warranties Announced for 2019, Including Free Commissioning

Keston Boilers are pleased to announce new warranties for their range of British built, wall hung, twin flue boilers.

Here comes Everflex

The Everflex range of Professional Sealants has had a make-over, incorporating the same great performance your customers expect from Sika Everbuild with a fresh new design that looks great on the shelf.

Sika® FastFix - Always Straight to the Point

Sika® FastFix All Weather is a new self-setting paving jointing compound from Sika Everbuild, providing the ideal solution to perfect pointing on paving, paths and patios.

All change with the new packaging from Isover

Designed to improve the customer experience, Isover, the leading manufacturer and supplier of mineral wool insulation products and systems, is rolling out new packaging for key product families found within its range.

Marley Alutec Luanches Elite New Roof Outlet Range

Marley Alutec, the UK’s leading aluminium rainwater system manufacturer, has launched Elite, an innovative multi-purpose flat roof and balcony drainage system that is compatible with all waterproofing membranes and roof build-ups.

WPIF Floating Floor Guidance Overhaul

The Wood Panel Industries Federation (WPIF) has provided guidance on the use of wood-based panels in floating floors for 20 years. 

Cembrit Westerland Slates provide contemporary look to 1920s Detached Bungalow

When a homeowner in Norwich was looking to transform his 1920s bungalow into a contemporary home that featured the most aesthetically pleasing building products on the market, he turned to Cembrit Westerland slates to provide a natural roof finish that complemented the new look of the property. 

Longcliffe Quarries launch LONGFLOOR liquid cement screed

Revolutionary fast drying floor screed solution for domestic, commercial and underfloor heating applications

Freefoam Launch New Vinyl Flooring

Freefoam Building Products are delighted to announce the launch of a Luxury Vinyl Composite Flooring system, KlicKer Flooring.

Vista Supports Merchants and Contractors with New Pocket Guide

Vista Engineering has increased its support for both builders’ merchants and contractors with the publication of a brand new 16-page pocket guide.

A brand new look for Cistermiser’s infrared urinal flushing control valve

Cistermiser have updated their market-leading IRC® infrared urinal flushing control valve, with improved aesthetics and an array of practical new design features.

TIMco Introduces Innovative Ram Board to their Sheild Range

TIMco, one of the UK’s largest independent wholesale suppliers of screws, fixings, ironmongery and power tools accessories, has introduced the new innovative Ram Board Range, which will sit as part of their existing SHIELD range

Beat Record Breaking Rainfall with Kalsi

Since UK records began in 1910, seven of the wettest years have been recorded in the past two decades, peaking just below 1350mm in 2000 and 2012.

Clark-Drain launches new polypropylene B125 chamber.

The new B125 access chamber from Clark-Drain has been specifically designed for traffic signals, street lighting and communication networks. 

For all Grafters!

Do you know a Grafter? If you do, then tell them to get their hands on a tub of Alpha Chem Grafters All Trades Wipes.

Pumping it up – Salamander extends warranty period

Salamander Pumps, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of domestic water pumps, has announced the extension of its warranty period across four of its ranges.

New Rapid Safety Boots to the Rescue

Prepare yourself for the cold, wet winter ahead with a pair of Scruffs Rapid Safety Boots.

ToughBuilt Exclusive Distribution Partnership

ToughBuilt create innovative products that help the trades build faster, build stronger and work smarter.

Hand Tools Range Launch

Catch the Fever…..Red Fever

New Reisser Chuck Range

Reisser’s expansion of its power tool accessory programme continues with the launch of its new power tool Chuck Range.

Snickers Workwear New High-Performance ALLroundWork Jackets

Performance and comfort at work are integral features of this new range of Winter Jackets.

Multi-Network SIM and Builders Merchant Success

TUFF Phones unveils a Multi-Network SIM solution as it announces deals with several leading builders' merchants across the UK.