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  • The history of tools

    Professional Builder visits the collection of tool historian and author R A Salaman. Thanks to the intern ...

    Professional Builder visits the collection of tool historian and author R A Salaman. Thanks to the internet, certain hand tool brands have gained almost cult-like followings, with builders waxing lyri ...

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  • Dickies celebrates the skills of tradespeople

    Rob has worked as a stonemason since leaving school in 1988 and examples of his craftsmanship can be seen ...

    Rob has worked as a stonemason since leaving school in 1988 and examples of his craftsmanship can be seen above Shakespeare’s tomb in Stratford. ...

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  • Five key features of staircase safety

    How can installers of staircases in new builds ensure staircases are as safe as possible? ...

    How can installers of staircases in new builds ensure staircases are as safe as possible? ...

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  • Seven tips to protect your van

    How van owners can up their game to help protect their property from theft ...

    How van owners can up their game to help protect their property from theft ...

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  • Bowel cancer: what you need to know

    Professional Builder's GP on why it's important to talk about bowel cancer. Talking about bowel cancer me ...

    Professional Builder's GP on why it's important to talk about bowel cancer. Talking about bowel cancer means talking about your backside and poo – two things patients frequently apologise for! As a GP ...

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  • Time-saving tools for the trades

    How can the tools you use help you work faster and harder while not compromising on quality? John Dabb, s ...

    How can the tools you use help you work faster and harder while not compromising on quality? John Dabb, sales and marketing director at Hyde, takes a look. Not having enough hours in the day is a comm ...

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  • Tips on hanging a door

    Carpenter and joiner Robin Clevett gives us a few of his tips on how to hang a door. XL Joinery has a hug ...

    Carpenter and joiner Robin Clevett gives us a few of his tips on how to hang a door. XL Joinery has a huge range of modern styles in its range but it hasn’t neglected the traditional classics, such as ...

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  • The easy-to-install modern pantile

    If you have to install traditional pantiles, Stuart Nicholson, roof systems director at Marley, says its ...

    If you have to install traditional pantiles, Stuart Nicholson, roof systems director at Marley, says its new innovation could transform your roofing projects.  Traditional pantiles are an iconic part ...

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  • Insulation tips for loft conversions

    James Mills, product manager at stone wool insulation specialist, Rockwool, offers you some best practice ...

    James Mills, product manager at stone wool insulation specialist, Rockwool, offers you some best practice insulation tips for loft conversions.  Loft conversions remain one of the most popular ways to ...

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  • The benefits of waterless traps

    Steve Skeldon, above ground product manager at Wavin’s Osma brand, discusses an alternative trap design t ...

    Steve Skeldon, above ground product manager at Wavin’s Osma brand, discusses an alternative trap design that provides all the solutions. In the past, water traps have come in all shapes and sizes and, ...

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