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Quest expands Knapp timber connectors range to include connecting systems for timber construction

Quest, based in Buckinghamshire, has expanded their Knapp range to include the full range of connecting systems for the timber construction industry. The new range includes the, RICON®, RICON S®, WALCO® 40,  WALCO® V, GIGANT, and MEGANT® connectors, these can all be used to connect wood, concrete or steel. Knapp is an Austrian timber connector brand with 30 years’ experience … Continue reading

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National Home Security Month – 8 Tommafold Bi-fold Door Security Features

October is National Home Security Month and Tommafold is one of almost 100 supporters nationwide working to promote home security. October is well known as a month where burglaries rise due to the darker nights and mornings.  National Home Security Month serves as a reminder to secure your home ready for the winter months, when burglaries are more prevalent. Tommafold … Continue reading

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Special Monthly Deal at Quest Hardware – Makita package

  Amazing Makita package deal Package Price £275 + VAT  CLX201AJ 10.8v drill driver/impact driver twin pack with 2 x 2.0Ah batteries, charger and case. Slide type Li-ion battery Electronic brake 2 mechanical gears Variable speed control trigger Keyless Chuck Equipped with Battery production circuit: designed to protect the battery from damages due to over discharge, high temperature or overload … Continue reading

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Osmo wood Oil Q&A

What is Osmo oil? Osmo is a brand of wood finish, offering natural oil and wax protection for both interior and exterior use, such as wooden floors, furniture, joinery, decking, doors, windows, fencing, garden buildings and garden furniture. What is Osmo hardwax oil? Osmo hardwax oil, branded Osmo Polyx®-Oils  are developed from natural oils and waxes to provide a hard … Continue reading

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Conifer Joinery grows family business with 1Stop™ service from Quest Hardware

  Phil Inwood, Director at Conifer Joinery has been working in the woodworking industry from the age of 16. Since this early age he has spent his time learning the craft and perfecting the skills needed to create stunning timber and sash windows, doors, staircases and increasingly bespoke furniture. Conifer Joinery has been established for over 9 year and has … Continue reading

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Multi-point locking system for timber windows

Quest Hardware has a range of multi-point locks for timber windows. These are available online or over the phone. Multi-point locks on window are often associated with PVCu windows, but they can also be applied to timber units, providing extra security and peace of mind. Reliance W1 Multi-point Security Espagnolette This window locking system can be used on storm proof … Continue reading

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Tommafold Bi-fold Door Gear is Secured by Design Accredited

  Quest Hardware, a specialist in sliding door gear and architectural ironmongery , has joined Secured by Design, (SBD), the national police crime prevention initiative, which seeks to ‘design out crime’ in a number of ways including raising standards of physical security of buildings, such as having more secure doors, windows and locks. Tommafold bi-fold door gear, a Quest Hardware product, … Continue reading

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Does your dust extractor meet health and safety requirements?

Wood dust can cause serious health problems, for example asthma . The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002 require that you protect workers. Wood dust can also cause cancer. Both hardwood and softwood dusts have a Workplace Exposure Limit (WEL) of 5mg/m3 which must not be exceeded. These limits are measured as an average over an 8 … Continue reading

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Tommafold bi-fold door gear successfully completes PAS24 :2016 test

  Following the requirements of Approved Document Q, Quest Hardware is very pleased to announce that its Tommafold bi- fold door gear successfully completed PAS 24 testing carried out by a UKAS approved test house. PAS 24: 2016 is a legal requirement and only doors and windows that have achieved that standard can be used on new-build and change of … Continue reading

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5 Key Points About Multi-Point Locks on Timber Doors

  What is a multi-point locking system? A multi-point locking system locks at multiple points after the turn of a key, providing a high level of security. Multi-point locking systems are commonly used on UPVC doors, but are also now becoming standard for external timber doors. The system will have a central deadbolt and then between 2-4 extra locking points … Continue reading

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