• The Lowdown on Dura-Stilts

    Professional Builder talks to Carobyn Products, the company behind Dura-Stilts, who are aiming to dispel ...

    Professional Builder talks to Carobyn Products, the company behind Dura-Stilts, who are aiming to dispel some myths about stilts. Why should I use stilts and not a platform? It's a personal choice – u ...

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  • Roger Bisby: Rendering with Weber Monocouche

    I have always enjoyed rendering and plastering. It has been a journey of gradual improvement, and every t ...

    I have always enjoyed rendering and plastering. It has been a journey of gradual improvement, and every time I finish a job I look and think about all the ways I might have done it better. Having said ...

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  • Visit Saint-Gobain Weber on YouTube

    Saint-Gobain Weber takes training in the specification and application of their innovative, market leadin ...

    Saint-Gobain Weber takes training in the specification and application of their innovative, market leading materials responsibly.  A team of technical advisors is available to support and advise, eith ...

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  • Skim Reading: From Plasterer to Children's Author

    Professional Builder’s Kieran Nee has a chat with a tradesman who has gone down the less well trodden pat ...

    Professional Builder’s Kieran Nee has a chat with a tradesman who has gone down the less well trodden path from plasterer to children’s author. “The plot is about a family of magnets called the Magnet ...

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  • Roger Bisby Gets Plastered With Smig

    Roger Bisby  mixes it up with  some Smig Plaster and fills us in on the results. A few months a ...

    Roger Bisby  mixes it up with  some Smig Plaster and fills us in on the results. A few months ago I went out on site to see a demonstration of a polymer spray finish plaster. The product in ...

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  • Saint-Gobain Weber: weber.tec aquapel creme

    Designed for the treatment of porous concrete masonry and sand and cement rendered surfaces, Saint-Gobain ...

    Designed for the treatment of porous concrete masonry and sand and cement rendered surfaces, Saint-Gobain Weber’s weber.tec aquapel crème penetrates into the pores of the surface increasing the interf ...

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  • Cornerstone by Cornish Lime

    Developed by Cornish Lime, trusted lime experts and one of the largest suppliers and manufacturers of lim ...

    Developed by Cornish Lime, trusted lime experts and one of the largest suppliers and manufacturers of lime products in the country, Cornerstone is a new bespoke range of traditional and contemporary d ...

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  • British Gypsum: Gyproc AquaBead

    British Gypsum’s Gyproc AquaBead is a new water-activated adhesive corner bead that makes achieving hard- ...

    British Gypsum’s Gyproc AquaBead is a new water-activated adhesive corner bead that makes achieving hard-wearing corners more straight-forward, reducing installation times by 35 per cent. Providing a ...

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  • Roger Bisby Tries Out the Speedskim Plastering Tool

    I have watched the development of Speedskim over several years. Like all good inventions it has evolved a ...

    I have watched the development of Speedskim over several years. Like all good inventions it has evolved and, along the way, it has also created a lot of lively debate. Plasterers are an interesting br ...

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  • Roger Bisby Picks Up a Good 'Habito'

    Everyone in the building industry knows that fixing things to plasterboard can be a bit hit and miss. If ...

    Everyone in the building industry knows that fixing things to plasterboard can be a bit hit and miss. If the plasterboard is on a stud wall you may strike lucky or you may not. Sometimes you may be ab ...

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