Features
  • Pasquill’s Open Web Trusses

    Russell Thomson, Regional Sales Manager at Pasquill, the UK supplier of trussed rafters, argues that repl ...

    Russell Thomson, Regional Sales Manager at Pasquill, the UK supplier of trussed rafters, argues that replacing attic trusses with open web solutions can mean benefits for builders  For some time now, ...

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  • Redland: Installation of Mortar Bedded Ridges

    Redland emphasises the importance of batten straps in mortar bedded ridges The improper installation of m ...

    Redland emphasises the importance of batten straps in mortar bedded ridges The improper installation of mortar bedded ridges continues to be a major issue plaguing the roofing industry, and one that c ...

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  • Hepworth Clay: Things to Consider When Laying Pipework

    A best practice approach to cutting, backfilling and pipe jointing must encompass critical health & s ...

    A best practice approach to cutting, backfilling and pipe jointing must encompass critical health & safety considerations, writes Paul Wydell, Product Manager, Hepworth Clayware Contractors are fa ...

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  • Auto-Enrolment: Aviva Explains

    Professional Builder talks to Andy Beswick, Managing Director of Business Solutions at Aviva, about auto- ...

    Professional Builder talks to Andy Beswick, Managing Director of Business Solutions at Aviva, about auto-enrolment and how it will affect you. With 480,000 SMEs on course to set up a workplace pension ...

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  • Restoring Herstmonceux Castle

    When it comes to the repair and renovation of ancient buildings, former William Morris Craft Fellow, Tom ...

    When it comes to the repair and renovation of ancient buildings, former William Morris Craft Fellow, Tom Massey is definitely king of the castle. Herstmonceux Castle stands tall as one of the earliest ...

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  • Model Builder: Gavin Orson

    Professional Builder’s Kieran Nee talks to Welsh plumber Gavin Orson, star of SC4’s Model Builder, whose ...

    Professional Builder’s Kieran Nee talks to Welsh plumber Gavin Orson, star of SC4’s Model Builder, whose next job may be Milan, New York or Paris. “It started in the pub, if I’m honest. There was a po ...

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  • NHBC: Housebuilding Through the Ages

    A recent guide from the NHBC Foundation provides an intriguing insight into the making of modern housing. ...

    A recent guide from the NHBC Foundation provides an intriguing insight into the making of modern housing. Professional Builder’s Lee Jones reports. In the public imagination the Victorian era is often ...

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  • Roger Bisby’s Tiling Tips

    Roger Bisby (reluctant tiler) gives you his tips learned through hard won experience. I did not choose to ...

    Roger Bisby (reluctant tiler) gives you his tips learned through hard won experience. I did not choose to become a tiler. I started out as a plumber, but it wasn't long before I discovered that tilers ...

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  • The Pointsman: Pointing the Way Forward

    Professional Builder’s Lee Jones talks to a tradesman whose invention is pointing the way to success. “I’ ...

    Professional Builder’s Lee Jones talks to a tradesman whose invention is pointing the way to success. “I’ve been in the trades for 45 years,” explains Phill Taylor as he treats us to a guided tour of ...

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  • Summer Decking Tips from Metsa Wood

    With the sight of daffodils putting a spring in the step of decking builders, Metsa Wood walks us through ...

    With the sight of daffodils putting a spring in the step of decking builders, Metsa Wood walks us through the crucial steps to the realisation of a project. As Summer slowly creeps up, people turn the ...

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