Insulation & energy efficiency; kitchen refurbishment Polyflor launches Polysafe Quattro PUR

Polyflor, has just announced the launch of their new Polysafe Quattro collection. This innovative safety flooring range offers barefoot and shod sustainable wet slip resistance with a stud-free finish for enhanced comfort underfoot. Polysafe Quattro has been specifically designed to provide a high degree of slip resistance in continually wet areas such as standard and adapted bathrooms, walk-in showers and wet rooms in the housing sector. As the potential for slips is higher in wet environments, it is important to choose a HSE compliant safety flooring such as Polysafe Quattro which offers sustainable slip resistance, assured throughout the product’s guaranteed life.

0161 767 1111 Roof refurbishment made easier

A roofing company switched to using BreatherQuilt from the range of YBS, finding it more cost-effective to install while offering superior performance compared to rival products on the market. The first project where R. G. Leverett trialled YBS BreatherQuilt was a 1950s bungalow in Norwich whose original roof covering of concrete tiles was at the end of its life. YBS BreatherQuilt is a BDA, LABC and NHBC certified for pitched roof insulation material for use in new-build and refurbishment applications. Lightweight and thin, it is the equivalent of 65mm of mineral wool insulation, while also providing a breathable underlayment.

01909 721662 Capture the TrueScale of nature

Surfaces formed of natural materials like stones and woods are gaining popularity in kitchen trend guides as the ideal worktops. TrueScale from Formica Group captures the subtle variations and patterns found in natural materials but eliminates the high cost of sourcing and maintaining. Ideal for creating statement pieces, TrueScale provides the necessary sizing to bring your kitchen design concepts to life. The decors do not repeat across the full width of the laminate sheet so patterns can be unveiled in their full beauty. Available in 28 decors, TrueScale laminate gives you the authentic look of premium material s, while being lightweight, hygienic and stain resistant.

0191 259 3512 Kingspan provides premium solution

Residents of two community housing blocks in Ashton-under-Lyne are enjoying the benefits of a more energy efficient home, thanks to a major insulation retrofit featuring the premium performance of Kingspan Kooltherm K5 External Wall Board. After experiencing issues with the existing insulation, Ashton Pioneer Homes has invested in upgrading the thermal performance of two of its twelve-storey properties. Kingspan Kooltherm K5 External Wall Board achieves outstanding thermal conductivities as low as 0.020 W/m∙K. It is designed to be installed behind lightweight polymer modified renders, such as the dry dash render applied to the flat blocks.

Mapei launch Mapetherm Flex RP

Mapetherm Flex RP is a ready-mixed, cement-free flexible skimming base coat that is extremely elastic and due to added Bioblock technology, is resistant to the biological attack of mould and algae. Developed by Mapei’s worldwide Research & Development laboratories, Mapetherm Flex RP is excellent for repairing deteriorated insulating systems and/or micro-cracked render to form reinforced skim coats on insulating panels and thermal insulation systems. Thermal insulation systems offer protection from bad weather and help to


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contain energy losses which can be costly and increase the levels of CO2 emissions. These systems sometimes require maintenance and, in worst cases, may need to be completely removed and replaced. If the damage deterioration has been identified in time, it’s possible to carry out repairs using technologically suitable product and, if applied by skilled workers, the intervention will be reliable, durable and economically advantageous. Mapetherm Flex RP contains versatile characteristics that have been successfully used to carry out repair and maintenance work that is efficient and has an aesthetically pleasing finish. An innovative use of resin ensures that Mapetherm Flex RP is highly elastic.

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