It has been a turbulent time for the UK housing market, with political and economic instability pushing mortgage rates up to a 7.2 percent high at the end of 2022. After years of skyrocketing house prices and record-low interest rates, the market is now in a period of fluctuation.

Building on the success of the Synergised™ Original aluminium decking collection, F.H. Brundle are delighted to introduce their latest addition to the range, Synergised Connected.

Here, Gina Dinesen of Boyer Design (part of Leaders Romans Group) uses Norway as a model of sustainability and looks at what we can learn from its eco-conscious ethos.

The Instagram generation is leading the way on how to capture the beauty of design. More so than ever, we are appreciating more eye-catching interiors for sharing on the gram. It’s simply the place to be to get noticed.

When the owner of White Cross Farm, located on the outskirts of Broughton in Staffordshire, decided to build a new property on his land – consisting of a swimming pool - keeping water out of the underground structure presented more technical challenges than keeping it in.

In the early stages of building design, it is important in a fabric first design strategy to assess key materials and determine what it is that those materials need to deliver.

On the 1st January 2023, the use of conventional roll DPC to provide protection against wet ingress over window and door openings in cavity walls changed.

Carl Bailey, Regional Technical Manager for Elevate (formerly Firestone Building Products), explains what to consider when specifying and installing a waterproofing system for a green roof.

Following a year of unprecedented political unrest as well as the introduction of new Building Regulations, specifiers have had to think more carefully about what building products they use and which suppliers they work with.

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