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Arnold Laver

16/05/2018
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THE LIGHTEST PLYWOOD PRODUCT IN THE WORLD FLOATS INTO THE UK

  THE world’s lightest plywood is now available in the UK for the first time and is immediately proving popular with a vast range of users, from luxury yacht and motorhome builders through to packaging manufacturers and furniture producers. The product, known as Banova Plus, is being sold exclusively by Arnold Laver.  It features an innovative design that combines a balsa core with lightweight hardwood surfaces, to create a product that typically weighs half as much as conventional plywood, whilst being just a strong and robust. In addition, Banova Superflex... Read More

05/04/2018
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North East Depot Wins Supplier of the Year Award

It was with great shock and surprise that our Newcastle Depot received the newly announced Avant Homes Supplier of the Year Award 2017/18. This was the first year of the Awards and we at Arnold Laver did not expect to win. There were various categories including Supplier of the Year and Contractor of the Year but the Arnold Laver team fought off some very stiff competition to win this wonderful award. Their criteria included Customer Service, Deliveries and Technical Support, all of which the staff at our North-East Depot are... Read More

24/05/2017
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Arnold Laver supports local primate sanctuary by donating roof for new enclosure

  Guy and Girlie, two vervet monkeys, at the Lakeview Monkey Sanctuary, Ascot, are looking forward to a more comfortable future. Volunteers from previous ‘Student Environmental Enrichment Courses (SEECs)’ gave up weekends to work on a home, based on 25 telegraph poles for the two primates. ‘But their efforts would have come to nothing if it had not been for the incredible generosity of Arnold Laver. When I asked for a discount on the high quality Swedish wood required for the roofing they donated £600 of 4 x 2 timbers... Read More

27/04/2017
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Time for spring and a perfect time to consider Decking for your garden

Now that spring is upon us and warmer weather is finally on the horizon, it’s a good opportunity to give your garden and outside space a makeover. Decking is an incredibly popular option when it comes to renovating your garden as it allows you to create your own spot for relaxing in the sun, cooking barbeques and socialising with friends. Decking will give your garden a new lease of life. Arnold Laver supply decking to suit all budgets, tastes and we offer a wide range of both Composite and Timber... Read More

25/04/2017

Top 10 Facts on Timber

1. Timber is the most sustainable of all building materials 2. The terms hardwood and softwood refer to the type of tree the timber comes from, they have nothing to do with the strength of the material. 3. Following on from that, hardwood comes from deciduous trees and softwood from evergreen. 4. Wood is carbon neutral due to the tree’s absorption of carbon dioxide and in turn produces the oxygen that we breathe. 5. More trees are planted than harvested within the European Timber industry. 6. It can take up... Read More

18/04/2017
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Top 10 Ideas To Improve Your Home

Forecasts show that many people in the UK will have put plans of moving home on hold in favour of staying put and improving the home they are in. If you are one of these people, then how can you do it? Which areas of the house should you invest in to make the biggest difference? Why not check out our top 10 tips, which may help you on your way to perfecting your home. New Doors Solid wood doors can bring a timeless and high quality feel to the... Read More

13/04/2017
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Fire Door Safety Day at Arnold Laver

Following on from the success of our previous Fire Door Safety Days, Arnold Laver shall be hosting another event on Thursday 11th May at Durham County Cricket Club. This is the first time our popular seminar will be held in the North East and we hope it will be just as successful as previously experienced. With David Oldfield, head of joinery at Arnold Laver and chairman of the BWF-CERTIFIRE Scheme, at the helm the aim of the Fire Safety day set out to inform those responsible for the specification, installation... Read More

27/03/2017

Hardwood or Softwood?

A common question often asked is what is the difference between softwoods and hardwoods. It would be easy to think that these terms mean the timber is hard and soft but it refers to the type of tree that the timber comes from. Softwood comes from deciduous trees while Hardwood comes from evergreen trees. Softwoods are renowned for their versatility and strength. Sourced from all over the globe, with a large breadth of applications and a remarkably aesthetic appeal, softwood can be used across a broad range of internal and... Read More

01/02/2017
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Neff Ovens

Thanks to the popularity of the Great British Bake Off, demand for Neff ovens has greatly increased especially as they have one very unique feature – a slide and hide oven door. Suddenly, removing hot roasting tins and bubbling casseroles became so much easier. No longer is a hot oven door a hazard, it folds away in one seamless motion providing the individual with better access to the oven in particular, wheelchair users. The slide and hide door isn’t the only feature of Neff ovens; they also have these impressive... Read More

17/01/2017
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Neff Kitchens Promotion

During the month of January Arnold Laver Kitchens are running a fantastic promotion on Neff kitchen products. Since the rise of the Great British Bake Off, Neff ovens have grown in popularity. From their sleek and seamless appearance to the slide and hide oven door, Neff products have become as popular as Smeg refrigerators at Kitchenaid stand mixers in many kitchens across the country. Their ovens are more than just an oven and have a variety of tantalising features including dough proving, plate warming and even a steam setting. They... Read More