• New invention: Van Guardian

    Professional Builder quizzes west Yorkshire-based plumber Mike Horsfall about the alarm system he has dev ...

    Professional Builder quizzes west Yorkshire-based plumber Mike Horsfall about the alarm system he has devised to help protect tools and materials from opportunistic thieves. Q. First off, please can y ...

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  • The Temporary Kitchen Pod

    When it comes to extensions and refurbishments, one company is helping avoid the domestic dramas associat ...

    When it comes to extensions and refurbishments, one company is helping avoid the domestic dramas associated with ripping out a customer’s kitchen. Professional Builder’s Lee Jones meets Richard Goodsi ...

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  • Quikcore: a new device for safer core drilling

    A quick-thinking plumber with more than thirty years’ experience has come up with a new device for safer ...

    A quick-thinking plumber with more than thirty years’ experience has come up with a new device for safer core drilling. Professional Builder’s Lee Jones meets the tradesman and inventor behind Quikcor ...

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  • Grabo: the electric vacuum grabber

    Mark Humphreys gets to grips with the Grabo. Are you getting a grip, struggling to hold on, or letting th ...

    Mark Humphreys gets to grips with the Grabo. Are you getting a grip, struggling to hold on, or letting things slip? Well, here is a wonderful little invention that may bring you back from the brink. I ...

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  • New invention: The Remedial Hinge

    The Remedial Hinge could well open the door to a faster and more secure installation for chippies. Profes ...

    The Remedial Hinge could well open the door to a faster and more secure installation for chippies. Professional Builder’s Lee Jones talks to its inventor, Harry Radford. Whilst builders might work wit ...

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  • Inventors' corner: SocketandSwitch Bead

    Professional Builder meets up with Pete Carter, a builder who has come up with a simple solution to a big ...

    Professional Builder meets up with Pete Carter, a builder who has come up with a simple solution to a big problem. A modern home is a complicated beast compared to the humble intentions with which hum ...

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  • The story of Quadsaw

    Professional Builder hears the remarkable story of Quadsaw inventor Michael Sebhatu. As any prospective i ...

    Professional Builder hears the remarkable story of Quadsaw inventor Michael Sebhatu. As any prospective inventor will know, successfully bringing a product to market requires huge levels of determinat ...

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  • PipeSnug: Inventor's Corner Showcase WATCH

    In a new feature, Professional Builder has a chat with the guys behind Pipesnug, a new invention for fixi ...

    In a new feature, Professional Builder has a chat with the guys behind Pipesnug, a new invention for fixing drainage pipes to an exterior wall. Chris Burdett and Alex Lever's product provides a quick ...

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  • Trix of the Trade: Introducing the Tile Trix

    Professional Builder’s Kieran Nee goes to Colchester to visit a tiler hoping his new invention, the Tile ...

    Professional Builder’s Kieran Nee goes to Colchester to visit a tiler hoping his new invention, the Tile Trix, will ride a wave of success into every tiler’s toolbox. A tiler of some 17 years, Gregg F ...

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  • Plasterspot: The Invention That Hits the Spot

      Professional Builder’s Lee Jones catches up with a Sheffield-based spreader who’s invented a spot- ...

      Professional Builder’s Lee Jones catches up with a Sheffield-based spreader who’s invented a spot-on solution for the trades “It all began when we were working on a job where some downlights we ...

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