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  • What are your plans for your business in 2019?

    The first weekly #TradesTalk chat of 2019 took place on Twitter this week, with tradespeople from around ...

    The first weekly #TradesTalk chat of 2019 took place on Twitter this week, with tradespeople from around the UK discussing their business goals and plans for the year ahead. You can search the hashtag ...

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  • The story of Quadsaw

    Professional Builder hears the remarkable story of Quadsaw inventor Michael Sebhatu. As any prospective i ...

    Professional Builder hears the remarkable story of Quadsaw inventor Michael Sebhatu. As any prospective inventor will know, successfully bringing a product to market requires huge levels of determinat ...

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  • How to maximise the working day in winter

    How can we properly equip construction sites with lighting to maximise the winter working day? Adrian Fow ...

    How can we properly equip construction sites with lighting to maximise the winter working day? Adrian Fowler, MD at Building Services Supplier MIDFIX explains. In the construction industry, when work ...

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  • What can be done about cracking in masonry walls?

    In the latest of its building defects series, Safeguard Europe looks at cracking in masonry walls, and ho ...

    In the latest of its building defects series, Safeguard Europe looks at cracking in masonry walls, and how it can be remedied. There is a wide range of reasons for cracks to appear in masonry walls. T ...

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  • The winter benefits of admixtures

    With winter upon us, builders should recognise the benefits of admixtures on site. Building admixtures ca ...

    With winter upon us, builders should recognise the benefits of admixtures on site. Building admixtures can be found on sites across the country, providing numerous benefits to the workability of morta ...

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  • When do you need a tachograph?

    Do you use your van for towing? You might be breaking the law, without knowing it. Dan Powell of Honest J ...

    Do you use your van for towing? You might be breaking the law, without knowing it. Dan Powell of Honest John Vans explains the rules. Thousands of builders could be breaking the law, because they don’ ...

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  • Klober answers your roofing questions

    In the latest of our FAQ series, Graham Copson from Klober, takes us through some of the more common ...

    In the latest of our FAQ series, Graham Copson from Klober, takes us through some of the more common queries received by the company’s technical department. Can I use your Roll Fix Kit with a mon ...

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  • Meet the former soldiers winning roofing awards

    At the recent BMI Redland and Icopal Apprentice of the Year competition, a surprising number of finalists ...

    At the recent BMI Redland and Icopal Apprentice of the Year competition, a surprising number of finalists were former service personnel. Professional Builder met up with three of them to talk about th ...

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  • How to find the right housebuilding sites

    Alli Gay of CHI Homes advises on finding the right housebuilding sites. Availability of land The site’s l ...

    Alli Gay of CHI Homes advises on finding the right housebuilding sites. Availability of land The site’s location is vital for resale, so choose carefully. Do your homework and stick to locations that ...

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  • Advice on keeping your van and tools safe

    A tool theft epidemic is making life very difficult for the country's tradespeople. Aside from signing th ...

    A tool theft epidemic is making life very difficult for the country's tradespeople. Aside from signing the #noVANber petition, what else can you do to protect your livelihood? Wasim Bux from insurance ...

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