Refurb and maintenance

Affordable homes

With more than 85 years’ experience, Sidey is in the top 10 of the UK’s biggest fenestration companies. With all round expertise in commercial, new build, trade and domestic windows, doors, glazing and offsite construction, Sidey works with Housing Associations around the UK to deliver affordable homes to rent and buy.

pipe and fire sprinkler boxing

For more than 20 years, UK Boxings has been manufacturing its wide range of pipe boxing at its Chesterfield site to meet the needs of social housing contractors, local authorities and housing associations requiring a quick, cost effective and robust method of concealing interior pipework.

Manufactured from 9mm thick moisture resistant MDF, our products are already used in ongoing repair, maintenance and improvement (RMI) projects to hide unsightly heating system pipework, boiler pipes and flues, as well as concealing fire sprinkler system pipework in high rise blocks.


aluminium decking

Aluminium decking specialists AliDeck have announced the launch of a new addition to their range of non-combustible metal decking products; the AliDeck Lite Board.

Designed specifically to meet the needs of the retrofit and replacement market, AliDeck developed the low-profile Lite Board following conversations with public sector property managers.


Family in loft conversion

Environmentally conscious building methods are becoming more popular. Here, David Knight from Roof Windows 4 You, gives his top tips for making your loft conversion more sustainable.
As sustainable and low-waste living comes to the forefront of home décor (Pinterest), homeowners and renters are looking for ways they can prioritise the environment at home. A loft conversion isn't just the perfect way to add an extra room to your property: as part of the conversion process, you can put systems in place to make your whole house more sustainable. Below, I'll be telling you how, by choosing the right building materials, insulation, and making use of your roof space, you can create a more eco-friendly loft conversion in your property.

Windows and doors

Specifications designed to deliver windows and doors that stand the test of time with little or no maintenance are being routinely undermined because fasteners are being overlooked or simply left to chance, according to fenestration fastener specialist Rapierstar.