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Standard Concrete Kerbs – Above Standard Durability

I recently got my driveway re-surfaced. It was really starting to get on my nerves because no matter how neatly I kept the drive and surrounding grass, it never looked finished. I was determined to give the drive a proper finished look, so the only option to my mind meant it had to be lined with Precast Concrete Kerbs. Continue reading

Window Sill Maintenance in 3 Steps

Window Sill Maintenance is probably not the first thing to mind with any property owner making a maintenance to-do list, but caring for your window sills is an essential part of your property maintenance plan. These three “watch-outs” could save you from some potentially expensive repairs. Continue reading

3 Ways Wall Coping Protects Your Wall

We have previously posted here about the great looks that are possible through finishing off a wall in some of the stylish wall coping available here at KPC. But, wall coping protects your wall too, so we thought we’d give a quick run-down of how wall coping protects your wall. Continue reading

Cold Bridge Prevention with GFRP Wall Ties

Cold Bridge prevention (or thermal bridge prevention) has become more and more a relevant topic in the world of construction. And, thanks to the popularity of television programmes such as Grand Designs, there is a growing awareness of the topic amongst the general population. Here’s one solution that makes a significant contribution to Cold Bridge Prevention at Build stage. Continue reading

Wall Coping – KPC Have It Down To A Tee

I had a discussion recently about a previous blog post on precast concrete Wall Coping where I compared wall caps to lapels on a suit jacket. A friend said that he hadn’t really thought of them that way before, to which I responded with a question, “Well, how much consideration do you normally give to wall coping.”
The answer didn’t surprise me, wall cap selection was frequently not more than an afterthought, but they really should be considered as a much more significant part of any project as they are one of the first things noticed (sub-consciously or otherwise) on any property. Continue reading

Channel Drainage – Here Comes The Rain Again

Once again we’ve had a year where our little corner of the world has had what at least feels like an unfair amount of rain… ok that’s typical for British and Irish summers. But as we face into another wet and wild winter, we really should be planning to ensure that we can handle the resultant surface water, particularly where high capacity or heavy load-bearing drainage channels are required. Continue reading

Window Sills – The Finishing Touches

There are buildings which suit an ultra-minimalist design aesthetic, with long and unbroken lines. But I’ve always thought that if a building doesn’t have a few particular finishing touches… well it just seems a little under-dressed and incomplete. Among those finishing touches for me are Windows Sills. Continue reading

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