• Which fictional tradesperson are you?

    Who was your favourite fictional tradesperson as a child? Did they make the cut for our top six? Find out ...

    Who was your favourite fictional tradesperson as a child? Did they make the cut for our top six? Find out some fun facts about these fictional tradespeople and their careers that you may not have know ...

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  • Win! 5 Vexbox extension boxes up for grabs!

    Vexbox is designed for use with both single and twin electrical accessory boxes which have been set too f ...

    Vexbox is designed for use with both single and twin electrical accessory boxes which have been set too far back into the wall. For use on dry lining projects and refurbishments, varying from 5 to 35m ...

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  • Acoustics CPD

    Recognising the increased emphasis on acoustics within today’s construction industry, Isover has created ...

    Recognising the increased emphasis on acoustics within today’s construction industry, Isover has created an acoustic CPD. Developed in response to compelling evidence about the negative effects noise ...

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  • FMB: Builders Spend 2.5 Years Driving Van!

    Builders spend 2 ½ years driving their van over the course of their working lives and almost one year try ...

    Builders spend 2 ½ years driving their van over the course of their working lives and almost one year trying to locate a particular tool, according to new research by the Federation of Master Builders ...

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  • Garador: Large Size Garage Door Range

    Garador offers a range of garage doors in larger sizes There is a trend today for wider garages; with hom ...

    Garador offers a range of garage doors in larger sizes There is a trend today for wider garages; with homeowners wanting that extra bit of width for modern cars and for storage too. Garador offers its ...

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  • Fools With Tools

    If you've been witness to a site with some of the worst examples of building work then send in your image ...

    If you've been witness to a site with some of the worst examples of building work then send in your images to us! Have you been called in to rectify a DIY disaster? Or asked to rescue a botched job? P ...

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  • Watch: The British Gypsum Process

    Watch the video below, showing the process British Gypsum's plaster undergoes before arriving at trade co ...

    Watch the video below, showing the process British Gypsum's plaster undergoes before arriving at trade counters.  The process of producing gypsum products from rock to room is fascinating. With m ...

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  • Behind the Scenes with Festool: Roofing Tools

    In the last two articles, Festool's Phil Beckley has looked at how the developments in power to ...

    In the last two articles, Festool's Phil Beckley has looked at how the developments in power tools have been pivotal in improving working standards for tradespeople. In this column, he ...

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  • Behind the Scenes with Festool: Renovation Tools

    Are you achieving speedy, efficient and clean renovation? Festool's Phil Beckley explains how you ca ...

    Are you achieving speedy, efficient and clean renovation? Festool's Phil Beckley explains how you can do just that. In the last column, I looked at the development of tool technology and the ...

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  • Construction Workers Warned: Stay Out of the Sun!

    Kelly Davidson and Chris Hoile from Womble Bond Dickinson are reminding Britons ...

    Kelly Davidson and Chris Hoile from Womble Bond Dickinson are reminding Britons to “stay out of the sun”. With the heatwave set to return to parts of the UK at the end of this ...

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