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The Importance of PPE for On-Site Safety

By Martin Hart on Fri 20 December 2019

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is a fundamental component of health and safety for any building environment. It can mean safety helmets and boots, goggles, protective gloves, ear defenders and many other things. It is usually the responsibility of the employer in any trade to provide PPE and failure to issue it could even invalidate employer's liability insurance claims should an incident occur.

Aventos Lift Systems: Perfect for Upper Kitchen Cupboards

By Martin Hart on Fri 20 December 2019

Aventos lift systems provide an absolutely effortless way to open and close kitchen cabinets, as they open upwards no matter how heavy the cupboard door happens to be. Your customers will find these lift systems are a practical option for opening and closing upper kitchen cabinets, as they ensure complete access to cupboards and allow ergonomic use of the kitchen without any cupboard doors impeding movement.

Why a Functional Kitchen is a Must for Showrooms & Show Homes

By Martin Hart on Fri 20 December 2019

 
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When it comes to designing a show home, it can be tempting to go with appearance over functionality. 

 

When it comes to designing a show home, it can be tempting to go with appearance over functionality. After all, the design is there to look great and encourage a purchase. However, when it comes to fixtures and fittings in a showroom, style and functionality are equally important – it's never worth it to cut corners. Here are just a few reasons why you should opt for function over ease when it comes to outfitting your show kitchen.

Bison Kit: Why is it Becoming Increasingly Common in the Hardware Trade?

By Martin Hart on Tue 10 December 2019

 

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Ensuring that components are securely connected is a must for anyone in the hardware business. All units and components for every fixture in every room must be solid and long lasting, whilst also being able to withstand constant usage and remain aesthetically pleasing.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Creative Uses of Reflective Glass

By Martin Hart on Tue 10 December 2019

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One of the best ways to add interest to a home or office construction project is to be innovative in the way you use mirror fittings. Which means manufacturers and tradespeople need to be ready to “reflect” on some new ideas.

What You Should Know About Ventilation System Installation and Maintenance

By Martin Hart on Tue 10 December 2019

 

Ventilation systems are designed to provide enough air to protect workers in an industrial environment or homeowners from exposure to contaminants. When a system is not properly installed, tested and maintained, it does not effectively eliminate contaminants in the air and this causes adverse health effects and sometimes death. Installing and testing ducting and ventilation systems should therefore be completed by a specialist.

Amazing Aluminium

By Martin Hart on Tue 10 December 2019

Aluminium is ubiquitous in our daily lives; it’s used for so many cool things, and in this blog we’re going to be exalting its qualities. From aerospace technology to the food industry, aluminium is everywhere.

 

Everything About Mirrors

By Martin Hart on Tue 10 December 2019

We have been using mirrors for thousands of years, but when did the mirror as we know it come into popular use? If you’ve ever wondered how mirrors were created, or how they work, this blog has the answers you need.

Living Large in Small Spaces

By Martin Hart on Tue 10 December 2019

Living in an age of materialism can be quite difficult; keeping up with the times often results in a plethora of stuff around the house that we don’t always need, inevitably resulting in outcries of ‘We need more space!’. One way to improve your living conditions is to reduce the amount of clutter that you own, but of course, few of us actually want to go through the tantrums and tears that often occur during a big purge.

Whilst we do recommend throwing out some of your stuff, we want to show that you can increase the amount of space in your house, without adding an extension. In this blog, we are going to give you tips on some of the best space-saving equipment on the market, and how to use it.

 

 

 

Peaceful Bedroom Design

By Martin Hart on Tue 10 December 2019

 

For a room that screams peaceful atmosphere, almost everyone will look towards perfecting their bedroom, whilst some will think of their study and a lucky few will think of a personal library. In this blog, we’re catering to the masses by focusing on the bedroom, but there will undoubtedly be a few tips in here that you can apply to other rooms in your house that need a little extra peace in their design. We’re thinking soft-close doors, heavy blankets and clean colours for a room that you can really relax in.

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