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Floorinsite brings you the latest innovations and new product launches from manufacturers and distributors of trade tools, accessories and hardware products.

  • FEIN Floorcraft Flooring Tool fits the FEINest floors! 1

    FEIN Floorcraft Flooring Tool fits the FEINest floors!

    This issue we join Jasper, a young self-employed joiner to discuss his work, his views on buying tools and his review of the newly launched value pack range, focusing on FEIN’s new Best of Flooring set. Jasper Cochrane is a 24-year kitchen fitter who last October started his very own…

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  • Fein multi-tools – Josche’s go to tool for over 15 years 1

    Fein multi-tools – Josche’s go to tool for over 15 years

    Fein interviewed Josche Frankenberger last October following the launch of the new generation of Fein Multi-tools in 2017. An experienced prop maker and furniture designer, he answers questions on his work, talks about his workshops and discusses his reasons for using and investing in Fein, nearly two decades on. Josche Frankenberger…

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  • Precision Cutting and Control with Hultafors Tools' Newest Range of Hand Saws

    Precision Cutting and Control with Hultafors Tools’ Newest Range of Hand Saws

    As professional craftsmen know, Hultafors’ can deliver just about anything you need for measuring, levelling and marking; striking, cutting and chopping; even prying and wrecking. That’s why they’ a range of tools that can handle tough applications, last for ages and feel right when you’re working on site. Hultafors’ HBX…

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  • Win England Tickets with Floorinsite.com 9

    Win England Football Tickets with Floorinsite and Havwoods Accessories

    This is your chance to win two sets of England Football Tickets at Wembley with Floorinsite.com and Havwoods Accessories! Sponsored by HAVWOODS ACCESSORIES Winners will receive a souvenir programme and be able to watch the game from premium viewing seats on Club Wembley Level 2 with access to the private…

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  • Tap, Strike, Knock, Whack, Bang, Pound, Smash… with Hultafors Tools

    Tap, Strike, Knock, Whack, Bang, Pound, Smash… with Hultafors Tools

    In this new generation range you’ll find Ball Hammers, Carpenters’ Hammers, T-Block Hammers, Electrician’s Hammers, Sledge Hammers, Dead Blow Hammers and even Copper Hammers. They’re tools that can handle the toughest work, delivering the best possible levels of precision, performance and safety. Ergonomically designed for ease of use and with a…

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  • Carpet Fitter Finalists & Demo Zones at The Flooring Show

    Carpet Fitter Finalists & Demo Zones at The Flooring Show

    The 2017 Flooring Show is getting closer, making it’s annual return to the Harrogate Convention Centre from Sunday 17th September to Tuesday 19th September, for three days of industry leading exhibitors, a wide range of products and popular Show Features. After its successful comeback in 2016, NICF announced earlier in…

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  • Marldon from Concept to Completion 4

    Marldon from Concept to Completion

    “Marldon provides technical support and innovative solutions from concept to completion for the specification industry.” Founded on 40 years of flooring heritage, Marldon, has been developed specifically to provide architects, specifiers and construction professionals with innovative flooring solutions to many build problems. We specialise in high-quality, reliable systems and our…

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  • Hultafors’ New Knives and Hand Axes for Craftsmen and Outdoor Enthusiasts

    Hultafors’ New Knives and Hand Axes for Craftsmen and Outdoor Enthusiasts

    Robustness, quality and long-lasting sharpness are the hallmarks of these superb knives. With a selection of toughened, corrosion-proof Heavy Duty Knives, Safety Knives, Chisel Knives and Utility Knives for general purpose tasks on site, there’s also precision products for Electricians, Plumbers and Painters. The latest additions to the range are…

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  • You’re Invited to The Flooring Show 2018

    You’re Invited to The Flooring Show 2018

    Organisers of The Flooring Show 2018 would like to invite all industry professionals to the 55th edition of the three day exhibition. As always, The Flooring Show will take place at the Harrogate Convention Centre (formerly the Harrogate International Centre) from Sunday 17th September to Tuesday 19th September 2017. The…

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  • Instarmac achieves prestigious new ISO Accreditation

    Instarmac achieves prestigious new ISO Accreditation

    ISO have recently made changes to the 9001 and 14001 accreditations and Instarmac Group plc are proud to announce that during their recent audit they received a positive recommendation for continued registration of OHSAS 18001 and achieved transition to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015. Darren Gough, Quality and Operations Manager…

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  • Amtico at The Flooring Show

    Amtico at The Flooring Show

      For the first time in recent history, Amtico will be exhibiting at The Flooring Show from 17th to 19th September 2017 at the Harrogate International Centre. Amtico will bring over 50 years of experience to their stand at the show. They’ve been pushing the boundaries of flooring to design…

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  • Brexit Round-Up: Brexit Bill Receives Royal Assent

    Here’s a round-up of the top Brexit-related stories this week. Brexit Bill Receives Royal Assent The Queen has given Royal Assent to the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill, allowing the government to formally trigger Article 50. The Bill was approved by MPs this week following discussions in the House…

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  •  New Blastrac Remote-Controlled Single Disc Grinder BG-250RS 

     New Blastrac Remote-Controlled Single Disc Grinder BG-250RS 

    The Blastrac BG-250RS is a single-head grinding machine especially developed for the professional preparation of concrete floors. The BG-250RS will amaze you with its efficiency! With 250mm working width and a weight of 230kg, it has enough power on the diamond tools to deliver aggressive & perfect results. Already the…

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  • Unique online flooring solutions from Havwoods Accessories 2

    Unique online flooring solutions from Havwoods Accessories

    Havwoods Accessories provides flooring solutions for both new builds and renovations, supplying specialist products to architects, property developers and construction experts. Our products range from Adhesives, Primers and Underlays for Subfloor Preparation, to Skirtings, Mouldings, and Trims to add the finishing touch. Thanks to years of experience in supplying the…

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  • Leadership, Emotional Intelligence and Soft Skills

    Leadership, Emotional Intelligence and Soft Skills

    For a long time now leadership skills have been bandied about as being essential for the Construction industry to progress. Back in 1998 Sir John Egan reported that ‘The industry must provide decent and safe working conditions and improve management and supervisory skills at all levels’. 10 years later the Chartered…

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  • Save The Date for The Flooring Show 2017

    Save The Date for The Flooring Show 2017

    Returning for the 55th year, The Flooring Show 2017 will run across three days, from 17th to 19th September 2017, so make sure you save the dates for the UK’s largest, trade only Flooring Show! With over 150 of the industries leading brands already signed up to exhibit and a…

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  • National Flooring Equipment debuts at Executive Hire Show

    Surface preparation expert, National Flooring Equipment will showcase its innovative flooring machines at the Executive Hire Show, taking place between February 8 and 9, 2017 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. The American company, which recently announced its European launch, is making its UK trade show debut to exhibit its…

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  • What Knot providing instore demos at Screwfix branches as sales soar

    What Knot providing instore demos at Screwfix branches as sales soar

    With sales of What Knot, the unique device that enables anybody to use ropes without tying knots, and working on ropes of 3 mm to 15 mm thick, doubling weekly at Screwfix, the company behind it in the UK is supporting branches with in-store demonstrations. Steven Daniels, owner of Just…

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  • Flexible Hours Linked To More Elderly Employment

    47% of workers said they would work longer before retirement if their employer offered flexible working hours, according to the British Social Attitudes Survey. The annual survey of 4,300 people aged 18 and over said that workers want their employer to offer flexible tools to help them work longer. 46%…

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  • National Flooring Equipment debuts at Executive Hire Show

    Surface preparation expert, National Flooring Equipment will showcase its innovative flooring machines at the Executive Hire Show, taking place between February 8 and 9, 2017 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. The American company, which recently announced its European launch, is making its UK trade show debut to exhibit its…

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  • Woolcraft appoints Kiddie ahead of UK Investment

    Europe’s most innovative manufacturer of hand tools and accessories, wolfcraft is investing in its own sales and marketing operation in the UK, in a move to maximise its brand in the UK home improvement market. The family run, German company, which has relied on wholesalers for the last eight years,…

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  • Celebrating the best in Construction in the South West – Enter today!

    Returning for their 10th consecutive year, the South West Built Environment Awards are set to return on the 9 June 2017 and due to its ever-increasing popularity, for the first time, the event will be held at the Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol. The awards are recognised as being in a class…

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  • Heritage brands are the cornerstones of Interfloor's one-stop-shop - Furniture Show 2017

    Heritage brands are the cornerstones of Interfloor’s one-stop-shop – Furniture Show 2017

    Europe’s largest manufacturer of underlay and flooring accessories Interfloor will be showcasing its market-leading heritage brands including Tredaire and Duralay at the January Furniture Show 2017. “Providing better looking and better performing flooring products that genuinely help our customers to profitably grow their business is our priority, and we’re looking…

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  • Firms Planning To Increase Or Maintain Development Spending

    70% of businesses are planning to increase or maintain their development, according to research by the Confederation of Business Industry (CBI). Firms invested around £21 billion on innovation in 2015 to develop new products and services, attract global investment and expand their businesses.  Scientific research (35%) and tax incentives for…

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  • Join the conversation with the new BAL forum

    Join the conversation with the new BAL forum

    BAL – the market leaders in full tiling solutions – have launched a new online forum for tiling professionals. Available to registered YOU+BAL Partners, the forum gives tilers, contractors and specifiers the opportunity to discuss the latest products, fixing techniques and services, as well as getting technical help from BAL…

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