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  • ISO-Chemie: Airtightness Vs. Ventilation

    Peter Thompson, General Manager of ISO-Chemie UK, gives insight into the trade-off between airtightness and ventilation in sealing products.   The le ...

  • British Gypsum On Approach to Design

    BRITISH GYPSUM CHAMPIONS EVIDENCE-BASED APPROACH TO DESIGN British Gypsum is launching a new online portal to provide industry professionals and building ...

  • 10,309 New Homes Registered In January 2016

    NHBC figures show that 10,309 new homes were registered to be built in January 2016. The number of registrations fell by 9% compared to January 2015 (11,3 ...

  • New-Build Risks, With GeoSmart

    Kathryn Mair, Report Manager at GeoSmart Information explores some of the risks associated with new-build development, and explains the support available ...

  • Instarmac Launches New Website

    Instarmac have announced the launch of their new website which has been developed using the latest online technology and designed with their customers' ne ...

  • RICS Calls on London To Promote Community Builders

    New pre-election report calls on future Mayor to donate land to self-starting community house builders. Public land should be earmarked for community grou ...

  • Win a Triton Biscuit Jointer!

    Win 2 Biscuit Jointers from Triton! The latest product from the Triton precision woodworking range is the TBJ001 – a powerful 760W biscuit jointer with ca ...

  • Sabretooth Trade Saw from CK Tools (and Win One!)

    THE RIGHT TOOLS FOR THE JOB Graham Godfrey, Brand Manager at C.K tools, looks at efficiency issues faced by apprentices and the importance of using qualit ...

  • Watch: Build a Work Station with Bosch

    The Multi Bench with L-BOXX Storage provides the woodworker with a solution to a common problem of space. You no longer need separate storage and working ...

  • Roof Truss Project

    Rock Trading & Distribution, a long standing Alpine licenced roof truss manufacturer, supplied 56 attic profiles for a self-build dormer bungalow conv ...

  • Closing the Skills Gap: Adary Joiners

    With the industry staring at the threat of a future skills crisis, Professional Builder’s Lee Jones talks to one small building business which is champion ...

  • Watch: Jeld-Wen’s Guide to Installing Bi-Fold Doors

    Bi-fold doors are an ideal room dividing solution and perfect for small spaces like closets, cupboards or bathrooms. Fitting a bi-fold door isn’t as compl ...

  • 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 ...

  • Win Up to £50,000 Worth of Dulux Diamond Paint

    This is your chance to win up to £50,000 worth of Dulux Diamond Paint! Known for its pioneering professional products, Dulux Trade has revamped its Diamon ...

  • Watch: Decorating Tips from Sandtex Trade

    Sandtex Trade is producing a series of videos to give decorators the complete picture on exterior painting. ‘This Is Sandtex Trade’ is a series of five vi ...

  • Nitromors: Return of the Paint Stripper

    Roger Bisby performs a varnishing act with Nitromors.   Nitromors was one of the most famous brands in the decorating industry. Then, due to EU legis ...

  • 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 ...

  • Thompson’s: Waterproofing Masonry

    Thompson’s Development Chemist, Ross Sellars, offers some advice on tackling chimneys and the importance of waterproofing. All masonry chimney constructio ...

  • Internal Concrete Masonry

    John Lambert, Director & General Manager at Forticrete, discusses how concrete masonry can provide the perfect solution for builders and clients looki ...

  • Brick Production at its Highest Level Since 2007

    Brick production in 2015 reached its highest level since 2007 according to the latest statistics from the Department of Innovation and Skills (BIS). Almos ...

  • Insulation: EcoTherm’s Ecoliner

    Roger Bisby reports on a job where EcoTherm's Ecoliner saved the day. We hear a lot about reducing our carbon footprint, and saving money on fuel bills, b ...

  • Catnic: To Bead Or Not to Bead?

    Professional Builder takes a look at how a range of high quality, stainless steel plasterbead and mesh from building components manufacturer Catnic has he ...

  • Plasterspot: The Invention That Hits the Spot

      Professional Builder’s Lee Jones catches up with a Sheffield-based spreader who’s invented a spot-on solution for the trades “It all began when we ...

  • Like a Flex Machine: Flex Giraffe Sander

    Roger Bisby tries out the Flex Giraffe sander I have now tried around five different makes of Giraffe sander and each subsequent model has refinements tha ...

  • 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 ...

  • Icopal’s Seal-a-Leak

    Roger Bisby takes to the roof with Seal-a-Leak from Icopal A few years ago I went down to Ashford in Kent to look at a church roof being sprayed with Seal ...

  • Lumen Talks Rooflights

      Not all rooflights are created equal, according to Paul Trace, MD of Lumen Rooflights. The old adage of ‘you get what you pay for’ is often true, y ...

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