Roger Bisby

Roger Bisby
Roger Bisby is an English television presenter and journalist, known for his expertise in the British building industry.

Basement waterproofing: Why belt and braces is often best

Basement waterproofing

Should basement waterproofing design use a barrier method or a cavity drainage system or both? A series of continuing professional development (CPD) seminars from Safeguard Europe – the specialist in damp-proofing and waterproofing technology – has been designed to help answer that question and more. The seminars are grounded on the latest documents and standards, drawing on BS 8102: 2009 …

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Introducing the Hilti TE 30-A36 Cordless Combihammer

Hilti TE 30-A36 Cordless Combihammer

Roger Bisby gets an introduction to the Hilti TE 30-A36 Cordless Combihammer which promises a cordless tool with the power of a corded one. If you like what you see don’t forget to like the video because the tool videos in the Hilti series with the most likes will be reviewed in depth.  Key technical data Voltage: 36 V Battery type: Li-ion …

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Are you starting your two-stroke engine the right way?

starstarting your two-stroke engine

Roger provides a demonstration of how to start your two-stroke engine the right way on your chainsaw, cut off saw or strimmer or leaf blower.

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FMB welcomes May’s “brave and bold” stance on house building

bricklayers arthritis

The Prime Minister is right to announce sweeping measures to enable councils to build a new generation of social housing and end the growing housing crisis, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Theresa May has today managed to take a braver and bolder stance on house building than any Prime Minister of recent years Commenting on Theresa May’s …

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HSE inspectors to target construction sites

construction sites

Construction projects across Britain are being urged to act now to ensure the health and safety of their workers is protected as the second phase of a targeted inspection initiative gets underway this week. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) says 43 workers were fatally injured in 2015/16, and an estimated ten times that number died from construction related ill-health, …

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Introducing the Hilti TE 6-A22 Cordless Rotary Hammer Drill

Hilti TE 6-A22

“This is one fast drill,” says Roger Bisby of the Hilti TE 6-A22 Cordless Rotary Hammer Drill when he tries it out in this new video.  Don’t forget to like the video on YouTube if you’d like to see more – the products from the Hilti series that get the most likes will get tested in depth. Features Extremely powerful …

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A guide to fitting Keylite Tiled Roof Flashing

fitting Keylite Tiled Roof Flashing

Roger Bisby demonstrates how to fit tiled roof flashing on a Kelite roof window. www.keyliteroofwindows.com

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This is the CITB’s last chance, says FMB

CITB's last chance

The CITB has one last chance to fundamentally reform and start facilitating quality training en masse among the construction industry’s smaller firms, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). The FMB has announced its qualified support for the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) as part of the consensus process, submitting its official letter to the CITB’s Chief Executive Sarah …

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Scaffold Inspectors prosecuted after worker falls from height

worker set on fire

Two scaffold Inspectors have been prosecuted after a worker fell through a gap between the scaffolding and the building, resulting in serious injuries. Greater Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard how on 26th March 2014, the 49-year old worker was working on a re-roofing project. As he stepped down from the untiled roof onto a fixed scaffold, he fell through a gap …

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Installing a shower for small spaces

shower for small spaces

In this video Roger Bisby demonstrates how to install an Elements Penta Shower Enclosure, a tilable shower enclosure which is ideal for small spaces.  

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