Armstrong partners CCF’s Completely Customer Focused ethos

Armstrong partners CCF’s Completely Customer Focused ethos

Armstrong Ceilings and CCF first partnered several decades ago, when CCF specialised in ceilings, but CCF has now evolved to offer an extensive range of interior solutions and become one of the manufacturer’s largest distributors, if not THE largest. While CCF’s “Completely Customer Focused” campaign is relatively new, the three key pillars upon which its values have been built are those common factors and philosophy which have made the partnership with Armstrong so successful. This…

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Kingspan – What is a floating floor and how do you insulate it?

Kingspan – What is a floating floor and how do you insulate it?

There’s a lot of jargon in this industry, but quite often it’s all very simple. Take ‘floating floors’ and how you insulate them. So, what is a floating floor? A floating floor is typically taken to mean a lightweight construction where chipboard, gypsum or cement fibre board floor panels are ‘floated’ across the top of the rigid insulation layer. Floating floors are used most often in domestic buildings especially when retrofitting or refurbishing an existing…

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Kingspan – How to mount a TV on insulated plasterboard

Kingspan – How to mount a TV on insulated plasterboard

So, you’ve found your way here because you’ve installed insulated plasterboard and you want to fix something heavy, like a TV, to your walls. Lightweight mirrors or lamps? Fine. Just use a self-drilling drywall anchor fixing, which is usually OK for loads of up to 8kg. Medium weight shelves or cabinets? Also fine, but be sure to use steel expanding cavity fixings, or ‘umbrella’ fixings, which transfer the load (of up to about 12kg per…

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Kingspan – Insulation: Do you really get what you pay for?

Kingspan – Insulation: Do you really get what you pay for?

Insulation: Do you really get what you pay for? That question is right at the heart of this blog post which will take an in depth look at a major research study which looks specifically at the impact of using a premium performance wall insulation solution in commercial properties, compared to a cheaper and poorer performing insulation. As you might expect, the cheaper insulation resulted in walls which were up to 80 mm thicker. The…

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Knauf Insulation – Veolia Blog

Knauf Insulation – Veolia Blog

Knauf Insulation – Continuously striving to make the world a better place Whilst we are dedicated to supplying sustainable high performance insulation solutions for enhanced energy efficiency in buildings, we also continually strive for improvements in our manufacturing and supply chain operations so to improve quality and minimise our impact on the environment. As the market leader and a non-stop innovator, quality excellence and sustainability are at the heart of everything we do. Our Glass…

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Thermal Economics – Floating Floor Insulation Products

Thermal Economics – Floating Floor Insulation Products

Floating acoustic floors are a simple and proven method of reducing impact and airborne sound in new build and refurbishment projects. Over the past decade acoustic boards or decks have become extremely popular and there are many variants available. The quality and performance of these products can range drastically, so it is important to ensure that the products that you are using are fit for purpose. These products are designed for use in floor build…

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NEW weberend protect provides hydrophobic coating for buildings

NEW weberend protect provides hydrophobic coating for buildings

Weberend protect by Saint-Gobain Weber is the perfect solution for invisibly protecting external renders and other building substrates from water and liquid ingress. This hydrophobic coating prevents absorption of most types of surface contamination including water, oil and graffiti and reduces the risk of algae, moss, lichen and mould. Easily applied by roller, brush or spray, this protective coating keeps the building exterior clean and dry, providing a long lasting protection against the elements while…

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Supplier Focus: Isover

Supplier Focus: Isover

  When it comes to choosing an insulation product, many contractors and builders choose a product based on thermal performance, but there are many other factors that should be considered, including acoustic performance; which can improve the health and well being of a building’s occupants. Over the last few years, there has been a real push on the thermal performance of properties, which has consequently led builders and contractors to choose insulation that both prevents…

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How to calculate the thickness and select a fire protection system for steelwork

How to calculate the thickness and select a fire protection system for steelwork

Approved Document B of the Building Regulations require certain elements of a structure to have a fire resistance for a specified minimum period. The main objective being to protect the structure so that the occupants can escape safely from the building and so that fire fighters can enter the building to save the lives of occupants that may have become trapped. The more difficult for the occupants to escape, the longer the fire protection period…

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Product Focus: Knauf Sliding Doors

Product Focus: Knauf Sliding Doors

At CCF we provide you with the best quality products and we know that the Knauf Sliding Doors is one of them. The kit has everything you need in one box, which allows for installation of doors that slide into the cavity of a partition and are designed to fit UK metal stud sizes. Product Features One person installation 20 minutes installation time Each kit contains a soft close mechanism as standard Fully warranted Only…

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