A timeline of Sika’s activity

Silka is a specialty chemical company that supplies and manufactures sealing, reinforcing, damping, protecting and bonding products for the building sector and motor vehicle industry. Their headquarters are based in Baar, Switzerland.

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History of Lafarge

Lafarge are a French industrial company that is a world leader in building materials and specialises in cement, concrete and construction aggregates. Their main headquarters are situated in Paris and have a presence in 61 countries.

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Everbuild, the UK’s leading manufacturer of sealants and Adhesives.

Everbuild was acquired bySika in June of 2013; Sika is a Swedish company which was founded in 1910 by Kaspar Winkler...

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What are Geotextiles

Geotextiles are generally made out of polyester or polypropylene and are a permeable fabric. The fabric can come in 3 types:

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Decking and Fencing at SJS Building Supplies

At SJS Building Supplies we always supply our customers with the very best fencing and decking products, in today’s blog we will be talking about our decking and fencing products. Read More

Doing up your driveway

A drive may not seem like the most important feature of your home, but it can really make a difference to your kerb appeal. Read More

Make the most out of your loft space

Whether you are looking for an alternative to moving house or you simply want to create more space in your home, your loft could solve all your problems. Read More

Add in-built planters to your decking!!

If you’re installing a decking area in your garden and want to make it a bit different, why not try out the latest trend... built-in planters! Read More

Add kerb appeal to your property with Block Paving

There are many areas where block paving can add value to your home, but one of the most popular is a well-designed driveway. A great looking driveway is an ideal way to provide convenient and secure off street parking whilst also enhancing the kerb appeal of your home! Read More

Why you should install new fencing

Have you been thinking about installing a new fence for your garden and outdoor areas? New, sturdy garden fencing can make a massive difference to a garden. Here are 5 reasons to get new fencing... Read More

Builders, prepare for the winter insulation rush now

If you own a buildng company -or a business that installs insulation- then you can find all the materials that you need from SJS Building Supplies. Prepare for the insulation rush now. Read More.

How to lay down slabbing in 10 simple steps

A straightforward guide to laying down slabbing, suitable for anybody who is laying their own slabbing for the first time, or for companies which are about to start providing this service. Read More.

A Match Made In Heaven - A Guide To Brick Matching

The UK’s brick industry has evolved with many faces over the decades, with numerous brick manufacturers having consolidated or closed and alongside this, new facing bricks have been deleted, replaced or brought in, help your client choose the right bricks for their extension. Read More

How to Create a Rustic Garden

In recent years the garden has become more important than ever before. Rather than an irrelevant add-on that comes with a house, it is now considered a significant area with an atmosphere of its own. Rustic gardens are liked because they look beautiful and romantic; making a home or public garden a truly inviting space. Read More.

How to Use Decorative Sand and Gravel to Make a Beautiful Garden

One of the unsung heroes of garden splendour is gravel. Gravel and sand can be used in so many different ways to create a stunning landscape. Here are some examples of how it has been used beautifully in the past. Read More.

Decking Your Garden

The sunny season is nearly upon us again. One of the greatest joys of the summer is the opportunity to sit in the garden and socialise. This is one of the main reasons to think about adding a bit of decking to your garden. Read More.

SJS Building Supplies: Overview

Welcome to SJS Building Supplies. This blog is a basic overview of the company and what we do. Read More.