How to install a cavity lintel

How to install a cavity lintel: A 10 step guide

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Installing a cavity lintel is simple in principle but in reality, can offer up some complicated elements. In our easy to understand step-by-step 3D video guide, we take you through the process of installing a standard cavity lintel over a window or door. Don’t forget to read our 17 essential installation tips for lintels, and you can read our builder’s …

Stressline work experience

Stressline look to the future

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Two work experience students from local schools have been helping out here at Stressline, and we have to say the future looks bright. As part of a project led by Eunika Kleszcz, Stressline’s HR Assistant, we have been putting the students to work just as they break up for their summer holidays (well, they have to learn!) Nathan Mitchell of …

Augmented reality

Five huge construction innovations

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The construction industry is constantly innovating, and since the Romans created the Pantheon, those involved with building structures from the smallest house to the tallest skyscraper are having to think of new wonderful ways to complete their structures. Here we look at five of the biggest innovations in recent times, and how they are changing the face of construction. Augmented …

GDPR

Stressline change privacy policy

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In line with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Stressline has updated both our privacy policy and cookie policy. The GDPR legislation came into effect on 25th May this year, and two weeks in we are measuring the impact of the change. The legislation has come about primarily due to the progression and fast development of technology, and how …

Stressline steel lintel CXHD

Myth vs. Fact: BBA approval on steel lintels

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Myth: BBA approval is needed for steel lintels to meet NHBC technical standards Fact: NMBC requires all products, materials and systems used on their registered sites to meet their technical requirement R3. This frustrating myth is one we encounter on a regular basis here at Stressline; frustrating because we have seen first-hand evidence of the market being supplied with misleading, …

Stressline CPD

Stressline undertake CPD tour

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Stressline has embarked on a nationwide tour to deliver our ‘Lintel Intel’ CDP programme to specifiers. The seminar is designed for architects, engineers and specifiers in general and goes through some basic elements of lintel understanding and selection, as well as some hints, tips and advice for those specifying and installing lintels. This year we are investing more in sharing …

Bi-fold door lintel

Got a question on lintels? Follow this advice

Andrew ALL, Concrete Lintels, Specification, Steel Lintels Leave a Comment

We get asked all sorts of questions about our lintels, often about what lintels are used in certain circumstances and what loads our lintels can take and how we calculate the loads of the lintels. A lot of the time we can answer your questions but we also need further information to help as well. Here are four basic questions …

Thermal flooring

Thermal flooring: A beginner’s guide

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Thermal flooring is becoming more and more popular in housebuilding, and more developers are looking for thermal flooring to ensure their SAP calculations are met, and efficiencies built into the new developments. Here we lay out the basics of what thermal flooring is, and why it is used. What is thermal flooring? Thermal flooring is a type of construction flooring …