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JJI-Joists the versatile answer for floors, walls and roofs

Using I-Joists in place of solid timber joists for floor installations in domestic housing is now so commonplace as to be unremarkable. A combination of light weight, resistance to bending and dimensional stability has made I-Joists a firm favourite with builders across the UK. And first choice amongst the builders is the James Jones &...
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Air Stealth P3(R) Half Mask

Trend has introduced a new compact and lightweight half mask respirator with full P3 protection; suitable for protection from all woodworking nuisance dusts including MDF as well as other industrial dusts such as silica, glass fibre and also agricultural related dusts. The Air Stealth design incorporates easy to change flat filters that locate behind hinged access...
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Rendered Walls – Can DPC Distortion Feed Failure?

Are renders waterproof or not? Publications will give you contradicting information. Some say cavity wall weeps to evacuate penetrating water are not necessary, whilst others say the opposite. So should rendered walls have weeps or not? With regards aesthetics, omitting weeps means the rendered surface can remain clear of those outlets that can distract visually...
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Beat spring damp with Safeguard!

As winter (finally!) moves into spring, and we run the risk of getting into the spring rainy season proper; Safeguard – the UK’s leading specialist in damp-proofing and waterproofing technology – is giving you the chance to win one of its Drybase Flex kits to help you keep damp at bay. There are 10 kits to...
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