Guest blog – Kingspan – How to install Thermaroof / Thermataper over a concrete deck

Guest blog – Kingspan – How to install Thermaroof / Thermataper over a concrete deck

How to install Thermaroof / Thermataper over a concrete deck: Estimated time: 5 minutes. Watch our video on how to install Thermaroof and Thermataper roofing products over a concrete deck. Contact your local branch today for any further information or request a quote on Kingspan products.

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Armstrong Ceilings Ultima+ Range

Armstrong Ceilings Ultima+ Range

Armstrong Ceilings’ new-look tile range is the Ultimate The next-generation Ultima+ range of mineral tiles and planks now features an even brighter whiter smoother surface, with 87% light reflectance to help achieve 16% cost savings compared with indirect lighting*. Durability, as well as aesthetics, is also enhanced with fully-painted edges, while the addition of a re-engineered MicroLook 90 edge detail enables a better fit and improved visual finish when used with standard or designer grids….

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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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Armstrong – Dumbarton Care Home

Armstrong – Dumbarton Care Home

BACKGROUND A suspended grid system from Armstrong Ceiling Solutions, that sub-contractors have found supremely quick to install, has been used on a building forming part of a council’s biggest-ever capital investment programme. SOLUTION Some 3,500m2 of Armstrong’s DGS (Drywall Grid System) was specified for the new state-of-the-art £13.1 million new Dumbarton Care Home designed by Cooper Cromar Architects for West Dumbarton Council in conjunction with Hub West Scotland, its development partner. The DGS suspension system for…

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CCF Opens New Sheffield Branch

CCF Opens New Sheffield Branch

  On Monday 5th February we opened a brand new 30,000 sq ft branch in Sheffield to support a wide range of users operating within the interior building market in the area to access an unrivalled choice of products, availability, and expert knowledge. Our team, based on Oakham Drive, is on-hand to offer complete product and application advice. Alongside stocking an extensive range of insulation, drywall, ceilings, partitioning, flooring and fire protection products.  In addition,…

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Armstrong Recycling Scheme

Armstrong Recycling Scheme

How the scheme works: Since 1999, the Armstrong ceiling recycling programme has diverted over 195 million square feet of old ceiling materials from going to landfill. When old ceiling tiles are being removed from a building, working with CCF, Armstrong can recycle them into new ceiling tiles. You can even arrange for CCF to collect your unwanted ceiling tiles which are then sent to the closest Armstrong Ceilings plant where they are up-cycled into new…

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Driving To Deliver Service With A Difference

Driving To Deliver Service With A Difference

Emily Caviglia, a delivery driver for insulation and interior building products distributor CCF, reveals what attracted her to the construction and distribution sector and how she puts service first for customers every day. Taking the wheel Having worked in an office environment and similar indoor roles it was in 2014 that Emily decided she would take her love of driving and make a career out of it by training to becoming a Class 1 HGV driver….

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ROCKWOOL® Fire Protection: Resistance Vs Reaction

ROCKWOOL® Fire Protection: Resistance Vs Reaction

Rob Wakefield, Technical Manager – Fire Protection at ROCKWOOL®, discusses the difference between the reaction to fire and the resistance to fire. Specifiers need to give careful consideration to the potential fire risk in buildings, with particular emphasis put on compartmentation to allow safe evacuation, reduce the risk of fire spread within the building and to enable access for fire fighters. To be able to achieve this, it is important to understand the difference between…

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Case Study: Rockfon ceiling solutions for work, rest and play

Case Study: Rockfon ceiling solutions for work, rest and play

Weaponness Park in Scarborough, a former brownfield site, has been transformed into a £15million development comprising an improved community leisure centre, a new stadium for Scarborough Athletic Football Club (bringing the club back to the town), a University Technical College and a satellite campus for Coventry University. Willmott Dixon were appointed by Scarborough Borough Council under Scape Group’s Major Works framework to deliver all three projects. The new facilities have helped revitalise this area of…

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