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  • NHBC: Housebuilding Through the Ages

    A recent guide from the NHBC Foundation provides an intriguing insight into the making of modern housing. Professional Builder’s Lee Jones reports. In the ...

  • Offsite Construction: the Future?

    Offsite construction can unlock year-end success for housebuilders caught in skills and block shortage trap Offsite construction of new homes could overco ...

  • TV’s DIY SOS Needs You!

    ‘DIY SOS Trades Day’ Event on Wednesday 8th June 2016 hopes to galvanise support from businesses and volunteer trades for DIY SOS, BBC Children in Need sp ...

  • Surecav 25: Lower U-Values

    Surecav’s latest development continues to put it at the forefront of the space race! No stranger to the pages of Professional Builder these past ten years ...

  • Hope Cement: Hope for Us All

    The cat, and much more besides, is out of the bag with the announcement of a new cement offering through the merchant channel. Professional Builder finds ...

  • Flood Professionals: Helping Prevent Flood Damage

    Become a Flood Professional Certified Contractor and your work levels are set to rise for the foreseeable future! Flooding once more hit our TV screens an ...

  • Restoring Herstmonceux Castle

    When it comes to the repair and renovation of ancient buildings, former William Morris Craft Fellow, Tom Massey is definitely king of the castle. Herstmon ...

  • Summer Decking Tips from Metsa Wood

    With the sight of daffodils putting a spring in the step of decking builders, Metsa Wood walks us through the crucial steps to the realisation of a projec ...

  • Trend’s Scribe Master Pro

      Roger Bisby reviews a Master at work   Scribing in skirting and other mouldings is a job that has been done with a coping saw for as long as a ...

  • Meet the ‘Cladman’!

    Been there, done it and now he has got the t-shirt! It’s fair to say that when it comes to all matters to do with cladding, carpenter James Gibbens wears ...

  • Roger Bisby Takes Hitachi’s Cordless Circular Saw for a Spin

    Roger Bisby takes the Hitachi Brushless Cordless Circular Saw out on site to gauge some reactions. At one time most cordless circular saws were really und ...

  • Arbordeck: Composite Decking

    By 2020, it’s estimated that the composite decking and railing market will be worth £2.2 billion. Arbordeck, a composite decking specialist, talks us thro ...

  • Armstead Study Reveals True Cost of DIY Bodge Jobs

    Armstead has created a spoof website to highlight the true cost of DIY decorators doing bodge jobs With many Brits set to tackle DIY projects on one of th ...

  • Dulux: Water-Based Trim Paints

    Dulux explains why you should make 2016 the year to switch from solvent to water-based trim paints. Fifty years ago, virtually all paint products were sol ...

  • Made Great in Britain: Gripit

    He was the boy who slayed the dragons but his ‘fix’ for adventure is only just beginning! His story quite literally gripped the nation. At just 17 the bab ...

  • Toupret: Fill the Difference

    Jim Newark of Toupret explains why his company’s new range of skim fillers is a welcome breath of fresh air for homeowners and decorators alike. Whether i ...

  • The Pointsman: Pointing the Way Forward

    Professional Builder’s Lee Jones talks to a tradesman whose invention is pointing the way to success. “I’ve been in the trades for 45 years,” explains Phi ...

  • BDA Provides Advice on Brick Longevity

    The Brick Development Association offers some advice on ensuring the longevity of brickwork In order to enhance durability, it is important when selecting ...

  • Ibstock and the Future of Bricklaying

      Professional Builder talks to Andrew Halstead-Smith, Group Marketing Manager from Ibstock Brick, about the future of building with brick.   Th ...

  • Win a Pointing Hawk Set!

    Win one of three Pointing Hawk Sets. Unlike on a conventional hawk, the recently invented Pointsman Pointing Hawk’s ergonomic handle is at 60° from the ho ...

  • Marley Eternit Sitework App

      A new, easy-to-use app delivering 90 years of roofing installation, compliance and specification expertise to the fingertips of contractors has bee ...

  • Fakro: Flat Roof Windows

    For years, when it came to installing windows in a flat roof, builders and home owners never had much in the way of choice. All that changed with the intr ...

  • Cembrit Ridge Tiles

    The choice of ridge tile is the height of importance on any roofing project. Ged Ferris, Marketing Manager at Cembrit, explains why. In the vast majority ...

  • Rockwool Sound Insulation

    James Mills, product manager at Rockwool, takes a look at the build-up of noise in our homes and why this could be good news for builders We’re becoming m ...

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