Safe installations in plasterboard

15. July 2019 Do-It-Yourselfer
A man fixing in plasterboard with a special wall plug.

Drywall has become indispensable to interior construction. Special anchors are required for installations in this type of construction material. Below we will show you how to save time and money with fixings in plasterboard while ensuring a secure hold.

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How to: Mounting DIY shelves

09. July 2019 Do-It-Yourselfer

Shelves are excellent: they provide added storage space while looking stylish. DIY shelves are especially popular at the moment. But apartments or houses often lack storage space. Attaching furniture and living accessories to the wall saves room while creating additional storage space.

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Futuristic building extension with support from fischer

KINDL – Centre for Contemporary Art, Berlin: View of the seemingly floating stairway made of glass and exposed concrete.

“Normally projects such as these proceed very differently”, Jochen Burbach chuckles. “We are usually involved much earlier on – we know what to expect and can plan accordingly”, says the 41-year-old Manager for the fixing specialist fischer. But this time things were different. The former KINDL beer brewery was set to be turned into a […]

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La Grande Arche – Facade construction par excellence

The 110-metre high multi-storey office building La Grande Arche de la Fraternité in Puteaux, west of Paris.

Heat, frost, moisture and air pollution – the passage of time affects even the most impressive buildings. “High wind loads and rain have also caused visible traces of wear and dirt to the facade of the multi-storey office building La Grande Arche in Paris”, says Steven-Henrik Maier, Market Manager France for the fixings specialist fischer […]

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The perfect summer? We’ve got it covered – safely install shade sails and marquees

14. May 2019 Do-It-Yourselfer

When ice cream parlours, parks and open-air pools are overrun, patios and balconies provide a welcome outdoor retreat. Marquees and shade sails offer protection from the heat and blinding light. Shade covers should however be installed correctly for the sake of your own safety.

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On the safe track through Copenhagen

It’s a project of epic proportions: The city of Copenhagen is increasing the size of its existing metro system by two-thirds with the construction of the new “Cityringen” metro ring. Modern fixing technology is securing the railway equipment, fire protection systems, signalling technology, service ducts, wall cladding and much more.

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“As you can see, you can’t see anything!”

We check back again and again. But nothing has happened for over 40 years. We measure, examine and test, but there haven’t been any changes. The anchor simply hasn’t budged during our long-term test at our headquarters in Waldachtal. Read on to find out why a standstill isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

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Everything you need to know before installing a hanging chair

02. April 2019 Do-It-Yourselfer

Vivid colours, brighter light, fresh air: springtime makes you want to try out something new and make a change. It’s time to bring out the garden furniture. Hammock chairs are especially popular. Gently swaying back and forth while enjoying the fresh spring air – the piece of furniture was made for this. Hanging chairs are […]

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Room for something new: fixings in gypsum plasterboard

28. February 2019 Do-It-Yourselfer

If there are new additions to the family or the older ones are moving out, this often means there are changes in store. After all, living and lodging signifies changes. Partitions can create new rooms or redesign spaces that have been freed up. Choosing the right anchor is crucial for ensuring that furniture and living […]

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Home gyms: the right fixings

23. November 2018 Do-It-Yourselfer

Falling temperatures are often accompanied by a fall in motivation to drive to the gym or to train outdoors. A home gym is just the thing in these conditions. Just a few pieces of equipment are enough to enable you to train at home just as effectively as you would at the gym. However, anyone […]

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