Skip to content

News

RSS
  • Door Lintels: A Detailed Guide
    June 28, 2024

    Door Lintels: A Detailed Guide

    If a door is set in a masonry wall, whether it is brick, block, or stone, there will be a lintel overhead holding up the structure directly above it. In a timber-framed construction, there will be a lintel over any...

    Read now
  • How Much Weight Can a Concrete Lintel Support?
    June 20, 2024

    How Much Weight Can a Concrete Lintel Support?

    How much weight a concrete lintel can support is determined by two main factors, the height of the lintel, and the amount of reinforcement embedded within. The narrower an opening, the smaller the lintel needs to be. Concrete lintels, made...

    Read now
  • UK Building Regulations Part L Photographic Compliance
    June 2, 2024

    UK Building Regulations Part L Photographic Compliance

    > Download Our Part L Compliance Photography Checklist Here < The UK Building Regulations Part L is all about improving sustainability in the building industry by improving the energy performance of residential and commercial buildings. As standards improve and the...

    Read now
  • Lintel Failure Signs: Repair or Replacement Guide
    May 17, 2024

    Lintel Failure Signs: Repair or Replacement Guide

    Lintels are key structural elements in the construction of any building and are used over doors, window openings and service exits and entryways. When a lintel fails, for whatever reason, the results can be catastrophic. Being able to spot the...

    Read now
  • what is a thermal break - camera
    May 10, 2024

    What is a Thermal Break?

    A thermal break is an insulating material inserted between two structural elements to prevent or minimise heat transfer into or out of a building. A cavity lintel that is thermally broken is a perfect example of a thermal break in...

    Read now
  • Standard UK Brick Dimensions
    April 20, 2024

    Standard UK Brick Dimensions

    UK bricks have been subject to metric standards since 1970, which means that almost all bricks available to buy in Britain today are 65mm x 215mm x 112.5mm. Bricks are made from natural clay products so there is sometimes a...

    Read now
  • How Many Bricks in a Pack?
    April 15, 2024

    How Many Bricks in a Pack?

    There are several standard pack sizes for bricks in the UK and they can contain either 430 or 504 or even 600 or more bricks. Other premium bricks can be ordered in packs of 250 or 500, making ordering a...

    Read now
  • brick prices in the uk pallet
    April 10, 2024

    Brick Prices in the UK

    At Wade, we are acutely aware of how demand can affect the cost of construction in the UK. We work hard to keep our brick prices consistent, so you can have confidence when pricing a project and ordering bricks for...

    Read now
  • How to Clean a Tarmac Driveway
    April 4, 2024

    How to Clean a Tarmac Driveway

    At Wade, we know that curb appeal can be a big deal, but when a tarmac driveway becomes scuffed or covered in moss or other mess, cleaning it up can be daunting. Regular maintenance of a tarmac driveway can extend...

    Read now

Compare products

{"one"=>"Select 2 or 3 items to compare", "other"=>"{{ count }} of 3 items selected"}

Select first item to compare

Select second item to compare

Select third item to compare

Compare