Choosing the Best Handrails for Your Home or Office

Applications of Stainless Steel Handrails in the Home

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As the name clearly suggests, handrails are rails that can be held onto so as to provide support or stability. Hence, handrails are crucial safety components when installed in the home. Thanks to their incredible robustness, stainless steel handrails are one of the best-selling types of handrails on the market. There are so many areas in the home that can benefit from the installation of stainless steel handrails. Let’s take a look at what some of these areas are. Read More»

The Hole Picture: Tips for Great Core Drilling

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Core drilling is one of the basic skills required to fit out a building with plumbing or electricity.  It’s a fairly simple process; the drill cuts out a cylinder of a specific diameter - the ‘core’ - and removes it from a wall.  It’s just like coring an apple, if a little more physically demanding.  However, there are certainly ways to improve on your technique and to make the entire process run more smoothly. Read More»

What You Should Know About TPVs

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If you have been looking up industrial materials similar to plastic and rubber, you may have come across TPVs. A TPV is a thermoplastic vulcanizate, which belongs to the group of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs). The name might be complicated, but there are many advantages to using this type of material. There are many uses to TPVs, which often appear under the brand name Santoprene. Here are some things to know about TPVs to decide if they will work well for your manufacturing projects. Read More»

Batten Down the Hatches: Choosing the Best Material for Outdoor Bench Battens

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Benches designed for outdoor use, particularly those designed for use in public areas or as street furniture, are built to exacting standards to provide maximum practicality and durability. Even so, the choices you make when choosing your outdoor benches can dramatically affect their long-term durability and lifespan, and this is especially true when choosing the type of battens fitted to your benches.  The battens are the horizontal slabs, arranged in parallel, which form the seating surface of an outdoor bench. Read More»

Accent Textures: Using Mesh Architecturally

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Wire mesh is much used as a functional item that can control access points, create a visual barrier and even be used to keep livestock in place, but it is also a tool for building designers. Adding another textural palette to what architects already have at their disposal, mesh fencing can be utilised in a number of creative ways. Wire fencing makes a great source material for a balustrade, for example, but it need not stop there! Read More»