Products & Services – July/ August 2020

Products & Services – July/ August 2020


CaberWood MDF

Norbord’s CaberWood range of Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF) is said to be tough, easily worked and can be used in a range of building applications — from skirting boards, architraves and mouldings to furniture and fittings.

Key features of the company’s range of MDF products including finish, routing capability and screwholding. Five grades are available from the basic lightweight general-purpose grade to a top-of-the-range solution to offer quality and performance for a full range of projects.

Ceramique Internationale


Harnessing the trend for natural materials, Ceramique Internationale has launched a collection of large format stone-effect tiles. The Stoneline collection of porcelain tiles is said to be inspired by the simple and unrefined surfaces found in nature and comprises a 300 x 600mm tile and a larger 600 x 600mm square tile, suitable for use on both walls and floors. The range is available in four authentic shades — Natural, Grey, Light Grey and Anthracite.

Stoneline is designed to co-ordinate with wood, marble and copper for an on-trend mixed material look and is rectified as standard. A lappato polished surface adds a final touch to the series.

Rak Ceramics


Because storage is an essential element of good bathroom design, RAK Ceramics has upgraded its RAK-Resort collection, which now features a range of contemporary furniture in a compact format that uses space economically.

Designed to be wall-hung, the furniture is available in five unit options — in widths ranging from 450 to 650mm, plus a corner unit — and in five colours of White, Grey, Mushroom, Stone and Denim Blue. Also designed as a retrofit item, the furniture can be utilised to upgrade any RAK-Resort full, half pedestal or wall-mounted washbasin.


Blanco UK

Solenta-S tap

In these days of heightened awareness of the need for clean environments in kitchens, demand for touchless products has soared. With this is mind, Blanco UK has released the Solenta-S tap features a hands-free or manual Start-Stop mode. With a near field sensor detection located in the hose arm, unwanted activation is prevented. 

The tap features a precise magnetic spray holder for user accessibility and is available in Chrome and Stainless finish UltraResist. Furthermore, the tap is available with the lever on either the left or right side for user’s preferences, and there is a switch mechanism for either an aerated stream or powerful rinse spray.



HMG Paints

Fence and Shed Paint

Launched in April, HMG Paints’ Fence and Shed Paints is water-based and provides a protective finish for use on roughly sawn wood and can be used on fences, sheds and other garden areas and furniture. Suitable for application by brush, roller or spray, the company reports the product’s colour retention and weatherfastness will ensure the colour stays brighter for longer.

Where previously decorators and homeowners have been limited to a select pallet of colours, the firm notes that it’s Fence and Shed Paint is available in a ‘virtually unlimited colour pallet.’ 



Designed to not only give the best possible results but achieve them faster, and easier, Hamilton has launched the Perfection roller range. The roller sleeves — short, medium, long and extra-long pile — are manufactured using a thermobonding process which prevents unwinding even when soaked in water or solvents. Additionally, the midi-sized rollers also benefit from a bearing system designed to prevent skidding and sliding when applying paint to surfaces.

The range has been designed so that different sized rollers are manufactured using the same fabric, ensuring a consistent finish that avoids framing.




With an expected service life in excess of 50 years, Permaroof is exclusively offering SealEco RubberTop Fleece — a complete single ply flat roofing system designed to deliver a strong, low maintenance waterproofing membrane.

The benefits of choosing a fleece-backed EPDM include a thicker 2.3mm membrane for a more durable finish, wider lightweight 3.4m panels that aid a swifter installation, high-resistance from punctures, as well as a smooth, wrinkle-free installation that is protected from thermal movements and tensions in the membrane.

The fleece is available in a variety of sizes and its flexible elastic membrane is chemically and thermally stable with exceptional weather resistance.

Products & Services – July/ August 2020




Joining the PJH Bathrooms to Love collection is the Framework modular furniture range. Available as a wall-hung or free-standing vanity unit, Framework includes a white modern ceramic inset basin, which comes in two widths; 615mm or 815mm.

Storage capacity is provided with a deep soft-close drawer as well as a handy open shelf below. The Framework vanity units are available in a choice of two finishes, Matt White and Grey Metal, and the range includes a five-year quality guarantee.



Since June, Instarmac has been the nominated supplier of Geo-Fix All Weather and Original Paving Jointing Compounds. The two versions of the ready mixed jointing compound are Original, which comes in 20kg buckets in Buff and Grey, in addition to All Weather in 14kg buckets in Natural Stone, Mid Grey and Slate Grey.

Zoe Rees, Instarmac’s Head of Sales, said: “We are thrilled to be supplying the Geo-Fix range of jointing compounds and are committed to ensure a seamless transition and service for all customers, both existing and new.”

 Rollins & Sons

Kapro 787 Helius Level

Distributed in the UK by Rollins & Sons, the Kapro 787 Helius Level has two solid shockproof UV resistant acrylic lifetime-guaranteed vials, including a horizontal vial with 2% gradient lines. The surface is finely milled for an accuracy of 0.5mm/m and features non-slip wall grips and shock absorbing end caps.

Said to be perfect for all types of building work, tiling, carpentry and bricklaying, the level is available in 24″, 36″, 48″ and 72″ lengths whilst a four-piece set with carry bag is also available.

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