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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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  • Getting the most out of trade shows

    This week's #TradesTalk chat over on Twitter was about trade shows and why they are a great way to find o ...

    This week's #TradesTalk chat over on Twitter was about trade shows and why they are a great way to find out about the latest product developments as well as pick up some bargains. You can catch up on ...

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  • Meet the roofer behind the Heart Angels initiative

    Professional Builder talks to a roofing contractor who is at the heart of a new initiative to reduce the ...

    Professional Builder talks to a roofing contractor who is at the heart of a new initiative to reduce the number of fatalities from cardiac arrests. In an emergency where time is the critical factor, j ...

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  • How to eradicate mould growth

    In the latest of its series on building defects, Safeguard Europe looks at mould growth and the best ways ...

    In the latest of its series on building defects, Safeguard Europe looks at mould growth and the best ways to eradicate it.  Mould growth is an issue for many property owners. The notorious fungus can ...

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  • Step-by-step: installing Quickslide bi-fold doors

    Quickslide guides you through an installation of its bi-fold doors. The popularity of bi-folding doors co ...

    Quickslide guides you through an installation of its bi-fold doors. The popularity of bi-folding doors continues, and they are likely to be on the shopping list of many homeowners for whom you build g ...

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  • Avoiding potential underlay problems

    Mat Woodyatt, technical training manager of BMI UK & Ireland, looks at the consequences of allowing u ...

    Mat Woodyatt, technical training manager of BMI UK & Ireland, looks at the consequences of allowing underlay to drape into gutters.  There was a time when this particular error was seen everywhere ...

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