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  • Gap-Bar: Raising Safety Standards

    When Keith Dymond was assessing some window fitters for NVQs he spotted a gap in the market that could ra ...

    When Keith Dymond was assessing some window fitters for NVQs he spotted a gap in the market that could raise the bar on safety standards – and so the Gap-Bar was born. When windows are removed during ...

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  • Vehicle of the Month: Volkswagen Amarok

    The Inuit word for wolf seems even more apt now, as Volkswagen’s facelifted Amarok pick up looks to estab ...

    The Inuit word for wolf seems even more apt now, as Volkswagen’s facelifted Amarok pick up looks to establish itself as leader of an increasingly ravenous pack in 2017. Who’s crying wolf now? That wou ...

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  • Top Tips for Social Media

    Joanne Roberts, Category Product Manager for Roof and Landscape at Wienerberger highlights the best socia ...

    Joanne Roberts, Category Product Manager for Roof and Landscape at Wienerberger highlights the best social media platforms for savvy contractors While social media might be great for connecting with f ...

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  • Jeld-Wen: Patio Doorsets

    Tony Pell, Senior Product Manager at Jeld-Wen, offers his advice on how to overcome common pitfalls and a ...

    Tony Pell, Senior Product Manager at Jeld-Wen, offers his advice on how to overcome common pitfalls and add value for customers when specifying, ordering and fitting patio doorsets The decisions you m ...

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  • Up to Date with Ardex Part Six: Using Class E Adhesive

    Ardex offers its advice on the most common rendering queries the company encounters. Q: What is the advan ...

    Ardex offers its advice on the most common rendering queries the company encounters. Q: What is the advantage of using a class “E” extended open time tile adhesive? A: When fixing ceramic, mosaic, por ...

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  • Jeld-Wen: Made to Measure Products

    Tony Pell, Product Manager at Jeld-Wen discusses what you need to know when considering made to measure p ...

    Tony Pell, Product Manager at Jeld-Wen discusses what you need to know when considering made to measure products and how it can benefit you and your customers. A standard-sized product isn’t always go ...

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  • Up to Date with Ardex Part Five: Repairing Render

    Ardex offers its advice on the most common tiling queries the company encounters. Q: How can I quickly an ...

    Ardex offers its advice on the most common tiling queries the company encounters. Q: How can I quickly and effectively repair damaged external render? External render provides a vital line of defence ...

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  • Moneypenny: Don’t Miss Customers’ Calls

    Relying on voicemail is having a huge detrimental effect on the bottom line of Britain’s smallest busines ...

    Relying on voicemail is having a huge detrimental effect on the bottom line of Britain’s smallest businesses, according to new research. Britain’s plumbers are missing out on work because they are fai ...

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  • Getting to Know Dakea

    Professional Builder has a chat with Dakea’s Country Manager GBI, Mhairi McDougall. We all know that the ...

    Professional Builder has a chat with Dakea’s Country Manager GBI, Mhairi McDougall. We all know that the roof window market is a highly competitive one with some long established brands targeting the ...

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  • Washroom Trends

    If you’re designing or installing a washroom and want to get ahead of the competition, both in terms of d ...

    If you’re designing or installing a washroom and want to get ahead of the competition, both in terms of design and technological innovation, then look no further. In this article, we’ll walk you throu ...

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