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  • This Construction Life: a book about the trades

    This Construction Life is a newly published book about one man’s years in the trades. Professional Builde ...

    This Construction Life is a newly published book about one man’s years in the trades. Professional Builder talks to its author, Patrick Butler. The general public’s preconceived ideas about builders a ...

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  • Can you spot the bat in under 15 seconds?

    Bats often go unnoticed by builders working on lofts, basements or outbuildings, but can you find the bat ...

    Bats often go unnoticed by builders working on lofts, basements or outbuildings, but can you find the bat in this picture? It takes the average person 15 seconds! National construction firm Burton Roo ...

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  • What to look for when buying a used Sprinter

    Looking for a used Sprinter? There are a few important things to look out for, says Dan Powell of Honest ...

    Looking for a used Sprinter? There are a few important things to look out for, says Dan Powell of Honest John Vans. A solid and dependable van, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is an attractive proposition ...

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  • Making quoting simple with Build Aviator

    Find out how Build Aviator software could take the procrastination out of pricing. Most tradespeople don' ...

    Find out how Build Aviator software could take the procrastination out of pricing. Most tradespeople don't enjoy paperwork and this can include quoting – we are always happy to receive or have the cha ...

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  • Review: Vauxhall Vivaro

    Vauxhall is now Britain’s largest indigenous van manufacturer, and with the launch of the new Vivaro at i ...

    Vauxhall is now Britain’s largest indigenous van manufacturer, and with the launch of the new Vivaro at its Luton home that is a position that it is set to maintain. Professional Builder reviews the l ...

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  • What you need to know about working at height

    In the latest article by WernerCo, product manager Jamie Brassington discusses the health and safety and ...

    In the latest article by WernerCo, product manager Jamie Brassington discusses the health and safety and practical considerations surrounding choosing the right access equipment for the job. Historica ...

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  • The benefits of non-lead flashing materials

    The non-lead flashing market continues to grow, according to Ubbink. Building materials have changed grea ...

    The non-lead flashing market continues to grow, according to Ubbink. Building materials have changed greatly over the decades, with a lot of traditional solutions being replaced by more environmentall ...

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  • The Hikoki College Build Off is here!

    IT’S TIME FOR THE HIKOKI POWER TOOLS COLLEGE BUILD OFF! This is your chance to get building and win power ...

    IT’S TIME FOR THE HIKOKI POWER TOOLS COLLEGE BUILD OFF! This is your chance to get building and win powerful Hikoki 18v kits for your college. The challenge We want you to design a product or tool tha ...

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  • Avoiding inappropriate replastering

    Safeguard Europe looks at the problems that can arise when inappropriate replastering systems are used on ...

    Safeguard Europe looks at the problems that can arise when inappropriate replastering systems are used on damp walls. In order to reduce heating costs and meet carbon emissions targets in the UK, an e ...

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  • Building trust with Rockwool

    Recent changes in the planning regulations look set to fuel a boom in the housing renovation market. Chri ...

    Recent changes in the planning regulations look set to fuel a boom in the housing renovation market. Chris Ludlow, contractor sales specialist – team leader, at Rockwool outlines the opportunity for b ...

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