Features
  • How Packexe offers professional protection

    We talk to Packexe founder Andrew Orchard about how he came up with the idea and how the product has deve ...

    We talk to Packexe founder Andrew Orchard about how he came up with the idea and how the product has developed over the years. PB: Take us back to those days early days and a world of improvised old n ...

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  • Creating a Victorian Passivhaus

    A Victorian townhouse in Manchester has achieved the world's toughest performance standards set by the re ...

    A Victorian townhouse in Manchester has achieved the world's toughest performance standards set by the renowned German Passivhaus Institute. ​Featuring Nobel prize winning super material graphene and ...

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  • Find out how to get involved with heritage building

    Want to capitalise on heritage building work? The unique training facility at the Weald & Downland Mu ...

    Want to capitalise on heritage building work? The unique training facility at the Weald & Downland Museum can help. Take a closer look at the streetscapes of our towns and cities and layers of his ...

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  • Advances in paint technology

    Professional Builder talks to Dulux about some of the advances in paint technology. Some of the most rece ...

    Professional Builder talks to Dulux about some of the advances in paint technology. Some of the most recent innovations at Dulux Trade seem to stretch the boundaries of what paint can realistically ac ...

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  • Taking OSB to the next level

    Professional Builder discovers how MEDITE SMARTPLY is taking OSB to the next level. PB: There can’t be to ...

    Professional Builder discovers how MEDITE SMARTPLY is taking OSB to the next level. PB: There can’t be too many builders out there now who haven’t encountered Oriented Strand Board (OSB) in the workpl ...

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  • Working with timber you can trust

    The Timber Trade Federation’s MD, David Hopkins, highlights the key measures creating greater trust in ti ...

    The Timber Trade Federation’s MD, David Hopkins, highlights the key measures creating greater trust in timber. Homeowners’ enthusiasm for the natural look and feel of wood is growing, if the number of ...

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  • Choosing the best door for your project

    Tim Wood, head of marketing at XL Joinery, shares his advice on how builders can choose the best door for ...

    Tim Wood, head of marketing at XL Joinery, shares his advice on how builders can choose the best door for their project. In a market that is saturated with doors, it can be difficult for builders to i ...

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  • Safe handling of roof trusses

    From delivery to completion, Nick Boulton, chief executive of the Trussed Rafter Association, provides hi ...

    From delivery to completion, Nick Boulton, chief executive of the Trussed Rafter Association, provides his top tips on the safe handling and installation of roof trusses. Working at height is the sing ...

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  • Milwaukee’s 2019 conference

    Professional Builder reports on Milwaukee’s European dealer conference. Delegates attending this ninth Mi ...

    Professional Builder reports on Milwaukee’s European dealer conference. Delegates attending this ninth Milwaukee tool conference were left in no doubt that the company is steadfast in its determinatio ...

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  • Inventors’ corner: GirdaGrips

    Professional Builder visits a builder who has come up with a solution to fireboarding an RSJ. Over the ye ...

    Professional Builder visits a builder who has come up with a solution to fireboarding an RSJ. Over the years, it’s become apparent that the vast majority of inventions that come to a builder are the r ...

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