Refurb and maintenance

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In a bid to give plastic bottles and other single-use plastics a new lease of life, an environmentally-friendly luxury carpet underlay has launched, which could see the average homeowner doing their bit for the environment with 900 recycled bottles sitting pretty under their carpets.  

With 85% of the underlay made from recycled PET plastics bottles and other single use plastics, British manufacturer Texfelt is trying to combat the eight million tonnes that fill our oceans every year while improving household air pollution at the same time, offering a cleaner living environment with its SpringBond underlay. 

As well as being green, clean and durable, with a depth of 11mm it offers superb under-foot comfort. The thickness of the underlay means it’s not just comfortable but insulating both in terms of heat and noise acoustics.  It has industry-leading sound-proofing properties, minimising the transfer of noise between floors – ideal for those who live in an apartment and for households who value peace and quiet. 

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Alex Thomas, Key Account Director for Worcester Bosch, discusses why trusting the qualified heating engineer is a no brainer

Alex Thomas, Key Account Director for  Worcester Bosch , discusses why trusting the qualified heating engineer is a no brainer 

Housing associations and local authorities have to deal with and maintain a vast amount of properties but more importantly cater for the people who reside in them.

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Redecoration-biocidal-paint

Following decontamination, redecoration of most mould-afflicted properties will be required and Safeguard Europe now offers a choice of products in its Dryzone range to deliver a high-quality decorative finish to stained walls and other surfaces.

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Marano railings

A new range of innovative and easy-to-install railings have been unveiled by leading railings supplier F.H. Brundle.
The stunning Marano railings include pre-assembled aluminium posts, available in square and round profile, with a satin anodised finish. The system can be installed with or without a rectangular or oval top rail.  

 

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London's Iconic Trellick Tower

Crittall Windows has been selected to manufacture and install replacement steel fenestration for one of London’s most iconic high-rise residential blocks.

Trellick Tower remains a major symbol of the Brutalist architectural style of the 1970s. With its distinctive separate lift and service tower, connected to the main structure by aerial walkways, the 98-metre-tall, 31-storey edifice is a significant landmark in West London.  

 

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Dryzone spraying and wiping off

Designed to eradicate mould from damp and poorly ventilated properties, Dryzone100 Mould Killer – from  Safeguard Europe provides a convenient, water-based, non-abrasive means of tackling this unsightly and unhealthy problem.

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Product review: Bosch Universal Aquatak 135 High Pressure Washer (£179)

Editor Victoria Galligan tackles a driveway and car in much need of a clean, with the new and improved pressure washer model from Bosch…

Jet washing is a regular task for housing providers as a variety of vehicles, paving and equipment need a good clean once in a while. And this model caters for the variety or different jobs you might face with a clever adjustable nozzle – so I got cracking on my dull-looking driveway and dusty car.

The 3-in-1 nozzle on the UniversalAquatak performs 10% better than its predecessors, according to Bosch, and allows the jet to be concentrated on a tiny area for cleaning in tight nooks and crannies. This ‘pencil jet’ setting can be adjusted to a rotary mode, or a fan spray for cleaning larger areas.