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Floor Protection

How To Lay New Flooring Effectively, Without…

Part 4 of our series on avoiding DIY mistakes and protecting your home from unnecessary damage looks at laying flooring. Check out the previous posts on painting & decorating, gardening and tiling. With several home improvements shows on TV making it look effortlessly easy, one DIY project that’s been gaining…

Which Grade Of Proplex?: Get The Right…

Floors are a valuable part of any property. They obviously form an essential part of any building structure, but if you’ve ever had wooden floors replaced in your house – or installed them as a part of a construction project, you’ll know just how expensive they are, and how much…

How Can I Protect My Floors If…

You’ve got a special occasion coming up, and you’d love to throw a house party to celebrate. But there’s probably one thing that’s holding you back; the damage a party could cause to the floors in your house.Whether you’ve got carpets, wooden flooring or vinyl tiles, a big party means…

Proplex is the Bomber: Temporary Protection for…

We’ve all tried our hands at arts, crafts or DIY projects, and we’ve all inevitably made a mess at one time or another. From getting glue on the table because we forgot to put a cloth down, or scratching the floor because we weren’t watching what we were doing with…

The Cost Effective Alternative To Plywood For…

When you’ve just fitted a brand new floor, your first thoughts will often be “right, how do I protect it now?” You’ve spent the time, effort and cost to source exceptional materials and perfectly lay this new flooring, so the last thing you want is for another contractor to drop…

How to Protect a Newly Installed Screed…

This is how one of our customer’s protects their newly installed screed flooring. How do you protect your newly layed floors?1. Ideally do not place anything on the floor for up to 7 days during initial curing2. Do not attempt to clean the floor in the first 7 days3. After 7 days…

Home Improvement Checklist

Before You Make Your Home Your Castle: How to Avoid Damage During A DIY ProjectEdward Coke once famously said “a man’s house is his castle”. This old English proverb was later challenged by Alexander Chase in 1966 who stated that “a man’s house is his castle until the queen arrives”.  So,…

Using Hardboard Sheets? Why you should stop

Hardboard Sheets Versus ProplexHardboard is a high-density engineered wood material traditionally popular for temporary protection in the construction industry and is also popular with trades. Hardboard was initially viewed as an alternative to plywood as it had the benefit of being more cost effective. There is no denying that hardboard is…

5 Expert Painting Tips

Paint is an incredible compound mixture of resin, pigment, solvents and additives. Not only can we get it in any colour, from neutral to fluorescent, we can also choose from textures and effects, such as chalk, glow in the dark and magnetic paints. So, it is hardly surprising that when…

Proplex Protective Flooring for Gymnasiums, Sports Halls…

Proplex Floor Protection Sheets get A+A High School in London has used Proplex 5mm Black Recycled Floor Protection Sheets (1.2m x 2.4m) to provide effective temporary floor coverings during various functions. The rigid 5mm sheets provide great impact resistance to chairs and foot traffic while staying lightweight and easy to carry.The floor protection…

Timber Floor Protection: Try Breathershield

Breathable Timber Floor Protection with Breathershield.A lot of customers are familiar with our temporary floor protection but are not necessarily aware of the breadth of our range and the varying solutions to specific floor types. A common issue is temporary floor protection for floors such as timber/wood that require impact protection…

Guide to Choosing Temporary Floor Protection

Temporary flooring protection for your contract flooring project.Protection of interior floor finishes is often required on both new and refurbishment projects. Fast track programmes often include floor coverings installed prior to the completion of work by other trades and, to reduce the risk of damage, proper protection materials should be considered.When you’re…

The Perfect Mat For Under Your Christmas…

Protect your carpets from soil, water and needles of your Christmas treeReal Christmas Trees are great for bringing the festive spirit & smell into the household but can be a hassle to keep tidy. If it’s a genuine evergreen and subsequent soil, water and fallen needles can make a mess of…

Guide to Protecting Your Joinery

Door JambsFoam Door Jambs can be used to safeguard your door frame fixtures and prevent costly replacements or repairs as doors are often exposed to tools and equipment which leads to door frame damage.Door SleevesOnce your door frame protectors are in place, Door Sleeves can be used to slide over a…

Protect Your Floors During Renovation

It is often said that "your home is your castle". Every homeowner can attest to this belief, but when your castle is being renovated, it can feel like your beloved kingdom is under attack. Walls suddenly disappear, strange people making loud noises and your sacred room becomes unrecognizable as it…

The Best Party Proof Carpet Protector

Party Carpet ProtectorIf you're having a house party then we have a range of products which can help protect your home and belongings from accidents.One of the main concerns for protecting your home is protecting carpets. They can be easily damaged by dirty shoes and food or drink spillage, often…

Protect Your Home When Having a Party…

 So you’ve spent a lot of time and money to get your home just right, clean and tidy with floors, walls and finishing of a high standard that makes you proud. The recently laid new floor and custom made carpet are your pride and joy, but you now face a…

Choosing The Correct Ties For The Job

About Elasticated Scaffold Ties.The Elasticated Scaffold Tie is designed primarily for use with Scaffold Sheeting and is tested to BS7955, with its hook and toggle plastic fitting it is designed to puncture the eyelet of a reinforcement band and loop back on itself. The elasticated shock cord that makes up…