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  • WADE BUILDING SUPPLIES | CATNIC BOX LINTEL IN WALL
    February 23, 2024

    How to Install Catnic Lintels

    Catnic is one of the UK’s best-selling British lintel brands and brought the first steel lintels to the UK residential market in 1969. Light, and easy to handle, there are a few things to remember when you are installing Catnic lintels.
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  • WADE BUILDING SUPPLIES | FITTED BIFOLD DOORS VIEWED FROM INSIDE A LIVING ROOM
    September 14, 2022

    What Bifold Door Lintel?

    Find our More about fitting Bifold Doors and ensuring the Correct Lintel is Installed to Support the Opening and the Weight of your Folding Doors.
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  • WADE BUILDING SUPPLIES | STEEL LINTELS ON SITE AT WADE BUILDING SUPPLIES FOR DESPATCH
    September 7, 2022

    Steel Lintel Advantages

    Find out more about the Different Types of Steel Lintels and how Leading UK Manufacturers are Innovating the Industry to help meet the UK's Net Zero Carbon Targets.
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  • cavity wall weep vent
    July 27, 2022

    What is a Weep Vent?

    Weep Vents and Weep Holes are Perfect for redirecting Moisture from your Cavity Walls. 

    Our Latest Blog explains How Weep Vents work and How to Install into your External Cavity Wall.  

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  • WADE BUILDING SUPPLIES | THERMAL IMAGE CAMERA FOR PSI CALCULATIONS
    June 29, 2022

    Psi Values and Why they Matter

    Psi Values in your Building are becoming more critical as we work toward the UK's Net Zero Target.

    So, what is a Psi Value?

    Psi Values measure Heat loss at junctions in your Building.

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  • WADE BUILDING SUPPLIES | ILLUSTRATION OF THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY
    June 15, 2022

    Is Steel Sustainable?

    The Environmental Benefits of using recycled materials in Construction are now at the forefront of Innovation and Design, ensuring sustainable development of our Buildings.

    Steel is vital to our economies and growth. With Demand at a High, and global demand expected to increase, it is essential that Steel has Sustainable Benefits and reduces any environmental impact.

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  • WADE BUILDING SUPPLIES | BOY SITTING BY WINDOW IN WINTER TO DEMONSTRATE CAVITY CLOSER USE
    December 8, 2021

    What is a Cavity Closer and Why Do We Need Them?

    A cavity closer is a small, but essential part of the overall energy-saving strategy of any new or refurbishment project. Cavity closers will reduce opportunities for cold bridging where heat may escape around a window or door frame and control...

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