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  • Introduction to soffit boards
    Soffit boards are finishing elements fixed to the trusses or rafters of a roof structure. They form the underside of the ceiling that projects from the top of an exterior wall to meet the outer edge of the roof.
  • Introduction to anti-graffiti paints and coatings
    Anti-graffiti paints and coatings have been developed to protect buildings and property from vandalism. Permanent anti-graffiti coatings create a surface that spray paint cannot bond to, enable the offending graffiti to be...
  • Introduction to suspended ceilings
    Suspended ceilings are typically used in public or commercial environments such as schools, university lecture halls, hospitals, shopping centres or offices. The most common type is a tile system , where square tiles are...
  • Introduction to building and walling stone
    Building and walling stone has been used for the construction of masonry buildings and external walls for thousands of years. Blocks are quarried from natural stone such as sandstone, limestone and slate, or manufactured...
  • Introduction to entrance canopies
    Entrance canopies provide shelter at the main doorways to public and commercial buildings, including schools, hospitals and leisure amenities as well as offices, shops and industrial premises. At the same time, their...
  • Introduction to acoustic panels and baffles
    Acoustic panels and baffles are used to absorb noise and reduce the passage of sound through a building. They are specified to help a building comply with Part E of the Building Regulations. Depending on the product, it may...
  • Introduction to suspension and attachment devices
    Suspension and attachment fixings are used to attach building services equipment – such as ductwork, lighting, pipework, cable trays, sprinklers, trunking and suspended ceiling systems – to corrugated ceiling decks,...
  • Introduction to thermal insulation panels and rolls
    Thermal insulation is available in many different materials and formats. Rockwool and glass mineral wool are non-combustible insulation materials. They are supplied in slabs that can be easily incorporated into different...
  • Introduction to fire resistant doors
    Fire protection doorsets are installed in commercial, industrial and public buildings to help prevent the spread of fire, ensure safe escape routes, and limit the damage caused by smoke and heat. The stability and integrity...
  • Introduction to roof cladding sheets
    Roofing sheets form the final weatherproofing cladding on a roof structure. Frequently made from single- or double-skin metal, roof sheeting is also available in GRP and fibre-reinforced cement. Steel, zinc, aluminium,...
  • Introduction to metal paints and coatings
    Metal paints and coatings can be applied to interior and exterior metal surfaces, such as radiators, cladding, steelwork, garage doors, garden furniture, gates, railings, gutters, drainpipes and machinery. The metal surface...
  • Introduction to protective masonry coatings
    Protective masonry coatings are used on external building walls to protect against frost damage, rain, damp, mould, mildew and algae. External wall paints will provide protection as well as a decorative finish, and can be...
  • Introduction to staircases
    Staircases can be made for internal or external applications. Feature stairs are used as an architectural focal point for commercial interiors such as offices or shopping centres, or the hallways of large domestic...
  • Introduction to roofing membranes
    Roof membranes can be liquid applied , torched on or mechanically fixed to a variety of roof structures. Breathable membranes are vapour-permeable sheets used as underlays in cold and warm pitched roof construction. They...
  • Introduction to wall and parapet copings
    Copings and cappings perform dual functions: they provide a neat finish to the top of a wall, and are also designed with protective overhangs or drip grooves that lead rainwater away from the substructure. Often referred to...