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  • How Can I Make My Home Energy Efficient?
    17 November , 2021 Casey Snow

    How Can I Make My Home Energy Efficient?

      Climate change is causing increasingly longer spells of cold weather and more intense winters than we are used to. You also want to have a home that is cool enough in the summer months without breaking the bank with...

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  • What Is An AOV Smoke Vent?
    18 October , 2021 Jess lee

    What Is An AOV Smoke Vent?

    Smoke ventilation systems are a key part of the protection a building has in the event of a fire.  They are also a potential part of the way that a fire could be fought if there was one in the...

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  • How To Install External Timber Cladding
    4 October , 2021 Gerard Dickinson

    How To Install External Timber Cladding

    There are a few options available to improve the look of your home’s exterior. One of the popular ones is called external timber cladding, also known as weatherboard cladding. This involves adding a strong and protective layer to the outside...

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  • How To Build A Man Cave In The Garden
    29 September , 2021 Claire O'Rourke

    How To Build A Man Cave In The Garden

    The man cave, that dedicated space that a man can visit to enjoy a favourite hobby, somewhere to escape it all or just to relax and chill. Every man dreams of having this own man cave and many women dream...

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  • How to install a suspended ceiling track
    19 July , 2021 Claire O'Rourke

    How to install a suspended ceiling track

      Suspended ceilings bring a lot of benefits to commercial buildings and it’s helpful to know how to install one. In this article we explain how to install a suspended ceiling so you have a complete step-by-step guide to follow....

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  • What Is Tanalised Timber?
    3 June , 2021 Gerard Dickinson

    What Is Tanalised Timber?

    Tanalised timber is a type of wood that has been treated with certain chemicals that make it stronger, longer lasting and tougher. It is also known as pressure treated timber. But what is Tanalised timber used for and how easy...

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  • Can you paint suspended ceiling tiles?
    11 May , 2021 Ryan Bibby

    Can you paint suspended ceiling tiles?

    You can paint suspended ceiling tiles into almost any colour you want. You simply remove them from the suspended ceiling grid, paint them, allow drying time and then put them back in the grid. How to install suspended ceiling tiles...

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  • Is Plywood Waterproof?
    29 April , 2021 Gerard Dickinson

    Is Plywood Waterproof?

    Plywood is a common sight in a DIY shop or builder’s merchants, available in sheets of different widths and finishes.  But there’s always one big question about the product that follows the obvious questions about what it can be used...

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  • How To Cut Paving Slabs By Hand
    6 April , 2021 Ryan Bibby

    How To Cut Paving Slabs By Hand

    There are lots of reasons why you might want to cut that garden slab or those set of paving slabs you’ve bought for your garden.  The most common one is that they simply don’t fit in their ready-made size.  Or...

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