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  • Adjustable Pedestals & Wind Uplift Considerations
    Buzon UK
    Whilst conditions severe enough to cause any movement on paved or tiled terraces are extremely rare in the UK, there may be some instances which require pavers to have stronger fixings than the natural security provided by the...
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  • The principles of successful urban tree pit design
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    The benefits that populations of healthy urban trees can create are significant, yet the environmental conditions found in urban spaces can often be a barrier to their successful establishment and long term survival. In order to...
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  • The what, why and how of highway preservation
    BituChem
    What is highway preservation? Highway preservation is a kind of highway repair. More specifically, it is work undertaken to improve or sustain the quality of transport infrastructure. It is crucial for transportation networks,...
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  • How Do Fire Rated Pedestals Allow For Drainage
    Buzon UK
    Since the ban on combustible materials on buildings and ‘specified attachments’ over 18 metres in height, there has been a need for manufacturers to provide solutions to accommodate these revised safety regulations. But that...
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  • Why use micro asphalt for highway preservation
    BituChem
    What is micro asphalt? Micro asphalt is a form of highway surfacing used in highway preservation. It is made up of a mixture of aggregates and bitumen emulsions and acts as a replacement for hot asphalt, with the advantage that...
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  • When to specify MMA cold plastic surface markings
    Meon Ltd
    MMA (Methyl Methacrylate) Cold Plastic is a 2-component extremely durable surface marking system used mainly in high-stress traffic areas. MMA Cold Plastics have been successfully used throughout Europe for many years in varied...
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  • 7 tips to greatly improve the quality of car parks
    Meon Ltd
    Car parks are a common and, some would say, underrated system within any industry - public and private. They provide an organised, safe, and easy way to park when visiting somewhere. Although holding such importance to a...
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  • The difference between pedestal and rail systems
    Alfresco Floors
    We often get asked about the differences between adjustable pedestals (such as the A-PED) and rail/joist systems (such as the AR-SYSTEMS & REIF DuraLink), since they seemingly fulfil the same function: supporting the application...
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  • Why are playgrounds important?
    NatraTex
    When you think back on your childhood, what do you remember? Chances are you recall many happy memories of playing in a playground either at school or at your local park. For many, they’re the cornerstones of childhood, a place...
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  • What are decking feet, decking risers & decking supports
    Buzon UK
    There’s a very simple answer to this question… they all mean exactly the same thing; it’s just three different ways to describe adjustable pedestals. All three terms can be used interchangeably and that’s because people use...
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  • Features to look for with adjustable decking supports
    Buzon UK
    Adjustable decking supports are the ‘unsung heroes’ of your external flooring project. They’re neither seen nor heard, they appear to serve no influence on overall aesthetic (or so you might think), yet, without them, your...
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  • Hard landscaping design for care homes
    Tobermore
    The therapeutic benefits of a safe, attractive and carefully planned external living environment are well recognised. Access and proximity to external space in a care home setting will enable residents to maintain an active...
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  • Class A-RATED balcony flooring options
    Alfresco Floors
    With fire safety standards and building regulations constantly changing and updating, helping to increase the safety of high-rise buildings, it can be difficult for specifiers and architects to find balcony flooring options that...
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  • Products to aid facility management
    Meon Ltd
    In order to aid facility management performance, it is very important to ensure your surface and its markings are kept to the highest standard possible. You must make sure you have all the required markings and zones to keep up...
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  • Specifying adjustable decking supports
    Buzon UK
    If you’re involved with the construction of a raised floor, external terrace or grating system within the commercial, domestic or industrial sector, you’ll want to ensure that your decking supports work well for you. This means...
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