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Ken's Yard, New Nationwide Building Supplies Site, Launches New VELUX Roof Window Shopping Site

Ken's Yard, a new national building materials supply business with over 30,000 well known branded products is the UK’s first website that features a fully comprehensive VELUX range within a simple to use and easy to navigate e-commerce site making selection of the correct product simple.

Stirlingshire, United Kingdom, March 26, 2010 --( Ken’s Yard has gone several steps further and put a comprehensive range of VELUX products on its website at in an automated purchasing sequence, which assigns the correct size of flashings options to any chosen window. This not only a time saver but also prevents the purchaser from making costly mistakes.

Ken’s Yard provides the facility that will choose the correct size of blinds for the window ordered – all you have to do is select the type and colour highlighting any other relevant accessories you may wish to purchase. The same fail-safe system is also applied to other leading products like CABRIO Balcony system & INTEGRA electric windows.

Keith Riddle Managing Director of VELUX UK & Ireland said, “We are pleased to be featured so comprehensively on the Ken’s Yard website. Its approach to selling quality branded products to the UK building supplies market is both interesting and innovative. Their approach matches the VELUX ethos and we pleased to be working together.”

VELUX roof windows ( are among the most reliable on the market, made from toughened glass that makes them more durable than lesser brands. Not only are they a great design feature for bringing light and the sense of space into homes, VELUX windows are specially designed for energy efficient home insulation.

With energy saving at home becoming ever more important to consumers, VELUX Solar Hot Water systems ( are becoming an increasing popular and practical solution for people wanting to know how to reduce electricity bills. On average a solar hot water system can provide a home with 70% of its hot water requirements. The VELUX solar collectors are sold to match the roof window range so they can be easily integrated on most roofs.

The VELUX team will be at grand designs live in London 2010, with a free consultation sessions with daylight & design experts. They will also be offering advice on how to reduce your carbon footprint and how to incorporate solar energy in your home. Ken’s Yard will also be featuring at Grand Designs Live ( 1 – 9th May with great offers on all of the building supplies ranges.

All Ken’s Yard prices are attractive with delivery anywhere in the UK. For delivery elsewhere (export) prices on request. Full technical back up for developers and specifiers is available.

Since its launch Ken’s Yard has achieved steady and increasing sales and interest as the first UK website to put all building supplies on-line in one website providing a single site solution to obtaining products for any building project.

Aimed at the 'serial' project builder, self-builder and small building contractor in the UK and beyond, Ken's Yard now provides the most comprehensive and competitive range of building supplies ( currently available on-line. These are supported by easily accessible advice from some of the supply industry's most experienced, knowledgeable and professional experts.

Ken's Yard is now part of the vanguard of suppliers changing the way building supplies are purchased and brings several 'firsts' to the market:

- Ken's Yard currently sells 30,000 products.
- Ken's Yard sells the full HOPPE door furniture ( ) range from Germany, one of only a few suppliers to do so, and is the first to sell the complete Carron Phoenix range of kitchen sinks, taps and accessories. It also supplies the complete range of Kahrs hardwood flooring products. Other well-known brand names are already in the pipeline and will be added in Phase 2. This includes the full JELD-WEN joinery products catalogue.

A unique building estimates ( service for extensions, refurbishments and new-build projects. This provides a massive timesaving for building professionals and enables them to get jobs costed quickly and accurately.

Ken's Yard is the only UK based website where customers can upload a drawing, or enter measurements to obtain a quote. Ken's Yard handles the entire ordering process and items like roof trusses ( ) will be delivered direct to site within 14 days.


Notes to Editors

About Kens Yard (
Ken's Yard is an independent on-line building products company founded after extensive research by an experienced team who care about service. Not just another small products outlet, Ken's Yard offers a range of building products not found elsewhere. Costs have been kept low, to enable the company to be consistently competitive to its market of Professional, Project-Builder and Self-Build customers.

Ken's Yard has teamed up with a number of the industry's best-known manufacturers of high quality brands and suppliers of professional products. Using the latest e-commerce technology it is able to provide a genuine alternative to more traditional and less efficient methods of purchasing construction products.

For further information please contact:
Shena Campbell of Campbell McGruer
07801 826478
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Ken's Yard Ltd
Erika Bullen
01324 489843

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