Features
  • Tech Talk: Impact Black and Impact Gold Torsion

    In the latest instalment of our Tech Talk series, Kevin Brannigan, marketing manager at Makita, details t ...

    In the latest instalment of our Tech Talk series, Kevin Brannigan, marketing manager at Makita, details the company’s new range of Impact Gold Torsion and Impact Black impact bits. Even the most basic ...

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  • The rise of the pocket door

    Professional Builder talks to Rocket Door Frames about the rise of the pocket door. In the past it would ...

    Professional Builder talks to Rocket Door Frames about the rise of the pocket door. In the past it would be fair to say that pocket doors could be problematic, both for the end user and installer. How ...

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  • Takeuchi’s specialist fleet

    When S&R Construction took the strategic decision to move from renting equipment to running its own m ...

    When S&R Construction took the strategic decision to move from renting equipment to running its own machines, the contractor turned to Takeuchi. Professional Builder’s Lee Jones talks to the compa ...

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  • Installing Wundatherm underfloor heating

    Compatible with heat pumps, solar panels or any existing gas/oil boilers, the Wundatherm underfloor heati ...

    Compatible with heat pumps, solar panels or any existing gas/oil boilers, the Wundatherm underfloor heating system can be laid by any competent tradesmen, including builders, carpenters and tilers. PW ...

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  • What happens to small builders when main contractors collapse?

    Over the next two months we will be highlighting the impact that a main contractor’s sudden collapse can ...

    Over the next two months we will be highlighting the impact that a main contractor’s sudden collapse can have on small building firms. This month, Professional Builder’s Lee Jones talks to carpenter S ...

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  • Q&A: Actis Insulation

    Professional Builder talks to Dan Anson-Hart from Actis Insulation about the company's latest development ...

    Professional Builder talks to Dan Anson-Hart from Actis Insulation about the company's latest developments.  Picture the scene. You’re at a school reunion. Little Timmy who used to be the shy, quiet o ...

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  • Introducing the Flexi Block Spot for bricklayers

    Professional Builder meets the bricklayer behind the Flexi Block Spot. They say a leopard never changes i ...

    Professional Builder meets the bricklayer behind the Flexi Block Spot. They say a leopard never changes its spots…….. but what about a bricklayer.?! That’s a question which has been troubling brickie ...

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  • Building a garden room

    Professional Builder visits regular reviewer and skilled carpenter and joiner Ollie Allen, who is buildin ...

    Professional Builder visits regular reviewer and skilled carpenter and joiner Ollie Allen, who is building a studio in his back garden, with a little help from us, of course. It’s surely the dream of ...

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  • The world’s first recycled brick

    Professional Builder’s Lee Jones talks to the developer of the world’s first recycled brick. If we are to ...

    Professional Builder’s Lee Jones talks to the developer of the world’s first recycled brick. If we are to continue along our present path many of the raw materials that we take for granted are either ...

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  • Keep batteries and chargers safe on site

    Carpenter Jim Marshall has developed a new device for securing your batteries and chargers on site. As an ...

    Carpenter Jim Marshall has developed a new device for securing your batteries and chargers on site. As any tradesmen will know to their cost, replacing lithium-ion batteries on cordless tools can be a ...

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