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  • Thompson’s: Waterproofing Masonry

    Thompson’s Development Chemist, Ross Sellars, offers some advice on tackling chimneys and the importance ...

    Thompson’s Development Chemist, Ross Sellars, offers some advice on tackling chimneys and the importance of waterproofing. All masonry chimney construction materials will suffer accelerated deteriorat ...

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  • Rockwool Sound Insulation

    James Mills, product manager at Rockwool, takes a look at the build-up of noise in our homes and why this ...

    James Mills, product manager at Rockwool, takes a look at the build-up of noise in our homes and why this could be good news for builders We’re becoming more sensitive about the intrusion of noise in ...

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  • Closing the Skills Gap: Adary Joiners

    With the industry staring at the threat of a future skills crisis, Professional Builder’s Lee Jones talks ...

    With the industry staring at the threat of a future skills crisis, Professional Builder’s Lee Jones talks to one small building business which is championing the cause of apprentices. The Adary Joiner ...

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  • CRPS: The Risks of Construction

    According to the HSE, the Construction sector accounts for around 6% of the UK workforce, around 69,000 o ...

    According to the HSE, the Construction sector accounts for around 6% of the UK workforce, around 69,000 of whom are suffering due to work each year.   In this article, Melanie Burden, expert lawy ...

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  • Watch: Jeld-Wen’s Guide to Installing Bi-Fold Doors

    Bi-fold doors are an ideal room dividing solution and perfect for small spaces like closets, cupboards or ...

    Bi-fold doors are an ideal room dividing solution and perfect for small spaces like closets, cupboards or bathrooms. Fitting a bi-fold door isn’t as complicated as it may sound, which is why JELD-WEN ...

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  • Professional Builder Live!

    The nation's favourite building magazine is about to get a life of its own! As if being the happiest plac ...

    The nation's favourite building magazine is about to get a life of its own! As if being the happiest place to live in Britain, and the third most romantic location in the world to visit, wasn’t enough ...

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  • “Sites” For Sore Eyes

    As a vision, 2020 certainly has a rather nice clarity to it. And the Government’s latest initiatives to c ...

    As a vision, 2020 certainly has a rather nice clarity to it. And the Government’s latest initiatives to create 200,000 new homes annually by that magic date will clearly have caught the blinking eye o ...

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  • Takeuchi: 20 Years in the UK

    Professional Builder's Lee Jones tracks the progress of Takeuchi as the company celebrates twenty years i ...

    Professional Builder's Lee Jones tracks the progress of Takeuchi as the company celebrates twenty years in the UK Since its arrival on these shores back in 1996 the manufacturer from the land of the r ...

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  • Out in the Cold: Working for the British Antarctic Survey

    Carpenter Tom Griffin has been working in one of the most remote regions of the world for over a year, bu ...

    Carpenter Tom Griffin has been working in one of the most remote regions of the world for over a year, but the idea that the Antarctic is a cold and lonely place cuts no ice with him. During winter, t ...

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  • British Gypsum On Approach to Design

    BRITISH GYPSUM CHAMPIONS EVIDENCE-BASED APPROACH TO DESIGN British Gypsum is launching a new online porta ...

    BRITISH GYPSUM CHAMPIONS EVIDENCE-BASED APPROACH TO DESIGN British Gypsum is launching a new online portal to provide industry professionals and building users with evidence-based design (EBD) researc ...

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