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  • FMB: Builders Spend 2.5 Years Driving Van!

    Builders spend 2 ½ years driving their van over the course of their working lives and almost one year trying to locate a particular tool, according to new ...

  • Garador: Large Size Garage Door Range

    Garador offers a range of garage doors in larger sizes There is a trend today for wider garages; with homeowners wanting that extra bit of width for moder ...

  • Fools With Tools

    If you've been witness to a site with some of the worst examples of building work then send in your images to us! Have you been called in to rectify a DIY ...

  • Watch: The British Gypsum Process

    Watch the video below, showing the process British Gypsum's plaster undergoes before arriving at trade counters.  The process of producing gypsum pro ...

  • Behind the Scenes with Festool: Roofing Tools

    In the last two articles, Festool's Phil Beckley has looked at how the developments in power tools have been pivotal in improving working standa ...

  • Behind the Scenes with Festool: Renovation Tools

    Are you achieving speedy, efficient and clean renovation? Festool's Phil Beckley explains how you can do just that. In the last column, I looked ...

  • Review: Makita JV102D Jigsaw

    Tibby Singh Chodha gets jiggy with Makita’s new JV102D Jigsaw. Makita's new JV102D 10.8V Cordless CXT Brushless Jigsaw is now on the market. However, I wa ...

  • Review: Gorilla Glue

    Tibby Singh Chodha goes ‘ape’ for Gorilla Glue. Over its 18 years of evolution, Gorilla Glue now includes various species in its troop of products but it’ ...

  • Review: FXD Workwear

    Professional Builder’s Tibby Singh Chodha stretches his legs with FXD Workwear. When it comes to choosing your workwear, you can be spoilt for choice as t ...

  • Review: Bosch GOP 18V Multi-Tool

    Tibby Singh Chodha multi-tasks with Bosch's multi-tool.  Multi-Tools are becoming very popular in the industry and for me they are more like a g ...

  • Guardian Extensions: Helping Builders Out

    A new approach to the home improvement market can help builders extend their options in more ways than one. It comes with the territory: snow, wind, rain ...

  • Top of the Props: Roger Bisby Does a Proper Job with Piher

    Roger Bisby finds a best supporting role for Piher’s Props. These plasterboard props from Spanish company Piher are some of the strongest, if not the stro ...

  • Inside the Dulux Academy (Part Five)

    In the fifth instalment of our series on the Dulux Academy, Professional Builder attends its Painting & Decorating Stage One course. Ideal for those l ...

  • Inside The Dulux Academy (Part Four)

    In the fourth instalment of this series, Professional Builder attended a half-day course at the Dulux Academy on Water-Borne Application. Before we get st ...

  • Inside The Dulux Academy (Part Three)

    With over 50 courses available, the Dulux Academy provides extensive, training courses for painters and decorators to provide them with the expertise and ...

  • Inside the Dulux Academy (Part Two)

    In the second in the series, Professional Builder attends a one-day Digital Mural and Feature Wall course Arriving at the Dulux Academy for the one-day co ...

  • Goofs on the Roof: Pitch Perfect

    In the latest of our Goofs on the Roof series, Mat Woodyatt, Technical Training Manager of Redland, explores the importance of roof pitch. Pitch. The angl ...

  • Goofs on the Roof: Help the Aged

    In the latest of our series Goofs on the Roof, Mat Woodyatt, Technical Training Manager of Redland looks at some examples of poor practice; and how a proj ...

  • Goofs on the Roof: Home & Dry

    In the second of a new series looking at roof installation problems and failures, David Patrick, Marketing Director UK & Ireland at Redland looks at c ...

  • Goofs on the Roof: Mind the Gaps

    In the first of the new series Goofs on the Roof, Mat Woodyatt, Technical Training Manager of Redland, explains how spotting poorly matched tiles gives cl ...