Featured Products & Services

from the September 2022 issue of SelfBuild & Design



Maximum light with minimum frames: the Schüco bi-fold door

With extremely slim aluminium frames, very large panel sizes and a range of opening options the new bi-fold door from industry experts, Schüco offers the ultimate design flexibility. High quality engineering means the doors can be opened and closed effortlessly and custom-made seals ensure they can cope with the most extreme weather the UK can throw at them.




Get your self-build project off to a flying start and book an appointment with one of Potton’s self-build consultants. Our experts will guide you through all stages of designing, planning and construction, making your perfect home a reality. We’ve been helping people realise their self-build dreams since 1964. Call us today!

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English Brothers


Building truly bespoke timber framed homes since 1929

Award-winning self-build specialists, contact us for a free design review and quotation.


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SafeChoice Flush Doors


SafeChoice flush doors are designed to have all the style but with none of the setbacks. Whether your home has a modern or traditional style, the flush door will bring elegance and quality to every home.

Our flush doors offer the very best in performance and style, including high security performance and extra weathering.

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SelfBuild & Design South West


10-11 September 2022 - Westpoint, Exeter

The leading show in the south west for new builds, renovations, extensions and conversions

  • Free seminars and masterclasses with Q&A sessions
  • One-to-one appointments with specialists in the Ask an Expert Area
  • Products and services from local and national companies covering all aspects of self build

Turn a Dream into Reality

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PlotBrowser.com lists 1000s of selfbuild plots and properties from estate agents and private sellers across the UK. 100% FREE to use - both to search and to list - PlotBrowser can help you find the place to build your new home.

• Building plots • Properties for conversion • Houses for renovation or redevelopment •

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This modern porcelain range provides an understated elegance whilst maintaining the charm of natural stone. Available in four balanced shades of colour and two sizes with a natural and harmonious finish makes Motus ideal for a calming yet chic outdoor space.

  • Motus has exceptional strength and is frost resistant
  • Porcelain absorbs little or no moisture
  • Our porcelain undergoes a secondary rectification process which means the edges are uniform

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Marmox - Thermoblock


15% of a building's heat gets lost through the wall/floor junction and by simply replacing one layer of blocks with Marmox Thermoblocks, that heat loss can be reduced to just 1%.

Historically, it has been difficult to insulate the floor/wall junction because insulation isn't load bearing. However, that is what makes Marmox Thermoblocks so unique. With carefully placed supporting columns that sit within the insulation, Marmox Thermoblocks can support a massive 9 newtons... That's up to 3 storeys!

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Grass Concrete


Vertical Landscaping Add Style to Retaining Walls

Betoconcept from Grass Concrete Ltd meets growing demand for retaining walls that combine reduced noise levels with attractive vertical landscapes. Used for the simplest garden or boundary walls for planting, colour, shape or textured finish. Bringing different shapes and styles to accommodate planting on high or low walls.

With individual interlocking blocks and dry-build interconnectivity the range offers the ability to free-form wall layouts in single or terraced wall format.

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Affordable, bespoke staircases

Expertly made in the UK, combining over 100 years of woodworking expertise with the latest technology.

Design and buy staircase online from only £320+VAT.

we make stairs ... easy

Visit StairBox website

SIPs at Clays


Creating award winning SIPs homes since 2003

  • Energy efficient
  • Speedy build
  • Room in roof option
  • Predictable build programme
  • Design flexibility
  • Offsite precision engineered

As the original Kingspan TEK® Delivery Partner, we stylishly design, precision engineer and expertly install SIPs homes throughout the UK.

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Corksol Sprayed Cork Coatings


Sprayed Cork Coatings

CorkSol are dedicated to increasing building efficiency by providing natural, high performing sustainable cork-based coatings.

Our SprayCork coating is a natural, sustainable, and innovative solution for new build and retrofit projects, providing a wealth of features and benefits.

As a breathable material, cork has strong thermal properties helping reduce heating bills and damp and mould issues.

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Fire Your Imagination

40 years of design and engineering have gone into creating the UK’s most comprehensive range of high quality woodburninggas, multi-fuel and electric stoves and fireplaces.

Pictured: NEW Stovax Riva2 66 Ecodesign fire, with removeable handle in situ, and Profil 4-sided frame. Energy Efficiency Rating: A

Woodburning | Gas | Multi-fuel | Electric

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Carpenter Oak


Designers and makers of oak framed buildings

Bespoke • Handcrafted • Sustainable

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To reduce energy usage by 40/50%…Simply install Wunda’s whole home ‘smart-heat’

Live a healthier, more comfortable, convenient luxury lifestyle for less and help to reduce or totally eliminate your CO2 heating emissions forever

If your home only has one or two thermostats and heat delivery by radiators then replacing with our whole home ‘Smart-Heat’ will totally revolutionise your home heating and enable you to reduce energy bills, without having to sacrifice comfort.

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Kingspan Timber Solutions


Self Build with Built-In Peace of Mind

More than just a timber frame structure:

  • Timber Frame and SIPs Build Systems
  • Structural Engineering Appraisals
  • Technical Support Service
  • Energy Efficient Buildling Fabric Solutions
  • U-Value Calaculations
  • Systems Fully Fire Certificated
  • SAP Asseement
  • Energy Performance Certification

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Self-Build Zone


Award winning Self-Build insurance provider, Self-Build Zone, can provide you with all the cover you need to protect you, and your project, during your build and after completion. Self-Build Site Insurance can protect you, your project, existing structures, and any trades you employ onsite. Self-Build Zone's lender approved Structural Warranties are backed by A-rated insurers.

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Your Invitation to an Oakwrights Open Day

If you dream of an oak frame home, visit an Oakwrights open day. It’s a fantastic opportunity to explore an oak frame house, talk to the homeowners and discuss your plans with our team. Book your open day visits in Herefordshire, Hampshire, Lancashire and Essex here.

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Avanti Electric

Bringing together 40 years of British design and engineering, the Onyx Avanti delivers the new ultimate in electric fire innovation. Crisp flame visuals appear to dance and soar between true-to-life log effects, dynamically lit from all angles for absolute immersion.

Fires beyond imagination

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Techno Metal Post


World leader in helical pile foundations

• Fast and effective

• Specialized installation equipment

• No excavation

• In-house engineering services

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Osmo Wood Wax Finish


Protection for interior wood

  • Natural ingredients
  • Highly water repellent
  • Protects against dirt & wear
  • Available in 25 various finishes

Illustrated: 3119 Silk Grey

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Rega Vent


Whole House Ventilation with Heat Recovery ...

• Virtually silent operation

• Low energy DC electric motors

• Filter reduces effects of respiratory allergies

• Reduces heating bills

• Can promote conditions for improved health

• Easy to install for DIYer or professional alike

• Conforms to Building regulations

• Full installation service available

...for a fresher, healthier, home

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A wired smart home system installed by your electrician

One simple world-class solution for complete home control. Wired into the fabric of your building, you're always connected and in control without ever worrying about reliability.

• Lighting • heating • security • energy • blinds and curtians and more in one simple solution.

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