Stressline specification of lintels

Specifying steel lintels: 5 top tips

Andrew ALL, Concrete Lintels, Specification, Steel Lintels

When specifying lintels one of the first questions to ask is whether you need prestressed concrete lintels or steel lintels. There are times when you will benefit from specifying concrete lintels, but this post is our top tips about specification in general, but predominantly for steel lintels. Top Tip 1 – Check your triangulation One of the biggest factors in …

Stressline Management Accountant

Global recognition for company accountant

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Gemma Wilson, Stressline’s 12 year expert of accounting has boosted her recognition amongst her peers by becoming a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) as well as an Associate Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA). After a rigorous process spanning several years, Gemma submitted her final paperwork at the turn of the year to be awarded this distinguished qualification. Gemma can now use …

Lintel load span tables

Lintel load span tables: A beginner’s guide

Andrew ALL, Concrete Lintels, Steel Lintels 0 Comments

We often assume that the load span tables featured in our lintel guide are easy to understand, which for those with knowledge; probably are. However, for anyone starting out in the industry, getting to grips with interpreting the load spans for prestressed concrete lintels and steel lintels is not always straight forward. This post examines the load span tables featured for …

Steel lintel vs concrete lintel

Steel vs. Concrete Lintels: 7 reasons to consider concrete

Andrew ALL, Concrete Lintels, Steel Lintels 4 Comments

For those people who use and install structural building products, particularly load bearing steel lintels and prestressed concrete lintels, you probably already know the main differences between the two types. You will also be aware of the advantages of steel over concrete lintels. But is there more to concrete, and are there circumstances in which it may be preferred? In …

Stressline Steel Lintel Prices

New Steel Lintel Price Guide Released

Andrew ALL, Builders Merchants, Steel Lintels 0 Comments

Christmas is always fun when you are ploughing through a technical steel lintel price guide, but such is our love of the job, and for our customers… A price hike is not something one usually bleats on about, but ours is a bit different. We are proud to have been able to keep our prices level for over five years, …

Stressline at Howarth Trade Show

Howarth score a trade show victory

Andrew ALL, Builders Merchants 0 Comments

The conference and trade show season ended this year at Elland Road in Leeds, home of Leeds United FC with the Howarth Trade Show. The trade show, organised by the builders’ merchants Howarth Timber featured over 70 exhibiting suppliers including Stressline, and we all welcomed hundreds of visitors from Leeds and beyond – after the M62 traffic cleared that is! …

Stressline attend the NBG conference at the celtic manor

NBG Conference brews up a Celtic storm

Andrew ALL, Builders Merchants 0 Comments

Stressline’s relationship with the National Buying Group (NBG) was strengthened even further following the highly successful NBG conference at the Celtic Manor on 8,9 and 10 November. The prestigious event was held over three days and included a Bavarian styled dinner, exhibition, charity football match and gala dinner. As a key supplier to NBG members, the conference was a fantastic …