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  • BDA Provides Advice on Brick Longevity

    The Brick Development Association offers some advice on ensuring the longevity of brickwork In order to e ...

    The Brick Development Association offers some advice on ensuring the longevity of brickwork In order to enhance durability, it is important when selecting and working with brick to consider its proper ...

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  • Snickers: Take Care of Your Knees

    Prevention is far easier than cure by taking the proper steps to look after your knees, argues Snickers W ...

    Prevention is far easier than cure by taking the proper steps to look after your knees, argues Snickers Workwear.   Knee injuries are commonplace among builders/electricians. Sore and swollen knee joi ...

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  • Dulux: Water-Based Trim Paints

    Dulux explains why you should make 2016 the year to switch from solvent to water-based trim paints. Fifty ...

    Dulux explains why you should make 2016 the year to switch from solvent to water-based trim paints. Fifty years ago, virtually all paint products were solvent or oil-based. These products still contai ...

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  • AKW: What to Consider with a Wetroom

    Paul Tingey, Director of Customer Services at AKW explains the main issues that impact on wetroom design. ...

    Paul Tingey, Director of Customer Services at AKW explains the main issues that impact on wetroom design. Traditional bathrooms are notoriously difficult for many elderly people to navigate, so fittin ...

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  • Ibstock and the Future of Bricklaying

      Professional Builder talks to Andrew Halstead-Smith, Group Marketing Manager from Ibstock Brick, a ...

      Professional Builder talks to Andrew Halstead-Smith, Group Marketing Manager from Ibstock Brick, about the future of building with brick.   The new Ibstock Brick facility, which will produ ...

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  • Fakro: Flat Roof Windows

    For years, when it came to installing windows in a flat roof, builders and home owners never had much in ...

    For years, when it came to installing windows in a flat roof, builders and home owners never had much in the way of choice. All that changed with the introduction of a range from Fakro which, at a str ...

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  • Spax: A Company Profile

    Professional Builder talks with Spax, the manufacturer of screws.   Many of our readers will have be ...

    Professional Builder talks with Spax, the manufacturer of screws.   Many of our readers will have become familiar with the Spax brand of screws in recent years but what is the history behind the ...

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  • Flood Professionals: Helping Prevent Flood Damage

    Become a Flood Professional Certified Contractor and your work levels are set to rise for the foreseeable ...

    Become a Flood Professional Certified Contractor and your work levels are set to rise for the foreseeable future! Flooding once more hit our TV screens and newspaper headlines last winter as homes and ...

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  • Made Great in Britain: Gripit

    He was the boy who slayed the dragons but his ‘fix’ for adventure is only just beginning! His story quite ...

    He was the boy who slayed the dragons but his ‘fix’ for adventure is only just beginning! His story quite literally gripped the nation. At just 17 the baby faced entrepreneur was giving as good as he ...

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  • Apprentice Profile: Heat Engineer Sophie Jenkins

    Award winner Sophie Jenkins is paving the way for women in the sustainable energy industry. At the Geberi ...

    Award winner Sophie Jenkins is paving the way for women in the sustainable energy industry. At the Geberit Awards, 25-year old Sophie Jenkins won the Young Apprentice of the Year Award for her work as ...

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