Irish Government Plan to retrofit 500,000 homes

Heating and Plumbing issues have been in the news with the recent announcement of the Government’s 2019 Climate Action Plan. As part of the recently...

Harnessing the power of technology

A report prepared by Plum Consulting for Sage Ireland revealed that Irish SMEs could save up to €2.2 billion annually in administrative costs by...

Plasterboard and Insulation

The new Building Regulations require that after any alteration to a minimum of 25% of a home’s surface area, the building must either achieve a...

Potentially how green is your customer?

What do your customers want from Eco-Friendly Products in 2019? This is a difficult question to answer, are customers inspired by Eco – Friendly products...

The future looks bright for roofing

The Hardware Journal looks at Roofing Products and finds out that strong growth is forecast for 2019 and beyond. With planning permissions granted for new...

Adhesives & Sealants

The adhesives and sealants industry is one that is often overlooked in construction. This is usually because the form and function of many of...

Bathrooms & Showers

For some, bathrooms and showers are mere functional spaces. They need no frills, bells or whistles. For others, showers and bathrooms are luxury spaces...

Construction Timber

The EU Timber Regulation Illegal logging The EU Timber Regulation plays an important role in the fight against illegal logging. Illegal logging is a global problem...

Garden & Outdoor

During a build or just day-to-day, it’s easy for consumers to overlook the design and layout of their garden, either due to budgetary or...

Ironmongery: Where art meets function in construction

The tactile nature of ironmongery is what gives it uniqueness in a build. The increased awareness surrounding the tangible properties of every-day items from...