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Building in wet weather? Use CaberShieldPlus and you can “fit and forget” says Cartwood UK.

When Horsham-based construction, renovation and oak framing company Cartwood UK was ordering materials for its latest project, merchant D W Nye Ltd of Kingsfold, Horsham suggested trying Norbord’s CaberShieldPlus. Peter Woodley, co-owner of Cartwood, certainly wasn’t disappointed with the results!  “It is the first time we have used a fully waterproof system like this on our developments.  We were impressed ...

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Smart work from Norbord

Sanjit Dosanjh, Norbord’s National Sales Manager for UK & Ireland, on helping the builders’ merchants sector through current challenges and beyond It’s obvious, and well-documented, that the nature of lockdown, Furlough, safe distance protocol and new remote ways of working have meant that all companies must adapt and operate new practices in order to succeed in today’s new world. What exactly does ...

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Where quality matters, Bishopstone Homes can rely on CaberDek flooring

Devon-based luxury housebuilder, Bishopstone Homes, is currently creating Amberley Gardens, in Kingsteignton, Devon.  When completed, the development will consist of seven Georgian-style five-bedroom, top-end detached houses. Creating high quality homes demands high quality, reliable materials and Bishopstone has once again chosen Norbord’s CaberDek flooring panels for the intermediate floors. Sam Bishop, Managing Director of Bishopstone Homes, particularly likes the strong ...

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Make a house a home with Norbord

When budding interior designer, Charlotte Lynch, bought her first home with her fiancé two years ago, she wasn’t daunted by the renovation work required to transform their 1930’s house into a welcoming and stylish home. “I have a passion for anything and everything home interior-related and love to turn my hand to a DIY project”, said the 25-year old part-time ...

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CaberDek flooring and PYC Construction – a perfect partnership

Welsh passive housebuilder, PYC Construction naturally selects high quality timber products to create low energy, high performance homes. A fine example of the company’s sustainable buildings is a bespoke two-storey house with vaulted ceilings which is under construction in Nesscliffe, Shropshire.  Constructing fully-insulated panels in the housebuilding factory enabled PYC Construction to erect the house on site in just two weeks from slab ...

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A place for everything with SterlingOSB Zero

Like many of us today, Edinburgh-based joiner John Penny was planning a space of his own at the bottom of the garden.  But, what started life as a “man-cave”, ended up a valuable spraying studio allowing John the space to prepare the materials for his growing portfolio of jobs.  The other side of the building was turned into kennels for ...

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Buy home-grown – the message for post-COVID times SHOP UK

A recent report from the Office for National Statistics examined the effects of the Coronavirus epidemic – specifically the period between 20.4.20  to 3.5.20 – on companies involved in the import and export of goods to and from the UK.  Key findings included –  Of the UK businesses responding to the Business Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Survey (BICS) Wave 4 ...

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Norbord’s Distribution Sales Manager, Richard White, explains why distributors help to keep Norbord at the forefront of the wood panel industry

Today, the distributor sector in our industry – engineered wood panels – is continuing to grow exponentially each year and now accounts for over a third of Norbord’s sales in the UK. For these reasons, the team at Norbord is committed to optimising service levels in this customer sector. People are the key on both sides here; they have a ...

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Whatever the job, Norbord has a wood panel for it!

Norbord’s new fully interactive engineered wood panels product guide is proving to be an invaluable online resource for housebuilders, specifiers and architects.  A simple click on the tabs at the side of the guide opens up the chosen product, application or technical information. Whatever the project, the easy-to-navigate guide makes choosing the right product simple. The product guide contains all ...

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Norbord introduces a new housebuilders’ resource

Make sure you’ve ticked all the boxes with Norbord’s downloadable checklist As the UK’s biggest supplier of premium engineered wood panels to the UK construction and housebuilding market, Norbord has always been committed to supporting customers in a variety of ways.  Now housebuilders can download a new checklist which will help in the selection of the perfect product from floor to ...

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