Roger Bisby

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

My favourite tools for floor laying

floor laying tools

Floor laying is a job that many builders hand over to the specialist but Roger Bisby explains why he is reluctant to kiss goodbye to what can be a good earner and shares his favourite tools for the job. My customer was fairly adamant that they didn’t want scotia or quadrant around the edge of their new oak flooring because …

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Hilti SID 4-A22 Cordless Impact Driver Preview

Hilti SID 4-A22 Cordless Impact Driver

In this video Roger gets a preview of the hotly anticipated Hilti SID 4-A22 Cordless Impact Driver. Hilti SID 4-A22 Cordless Impact Driver features Compact design allows easy use in tight corners and wherever space is limited Perfect balance and low weight Robust hexagonal 1/4″ quick-release chuck Brushless motor for long life and more work per charge 3 gears and …

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Firms donate construction materials to hurricane torn Barbuda

donate construction materials

IronmongeryDirect, the UK supplier of ironmongery to the trade, has partnered with supplier TIMco to donate a pallet full of fastenings and fixings which is being sent to hurricane torn Barbuda in the Caribbean. The pallet, which contains approximately 500,000 woodscrews, roofing screws, concrete screws, nails and masonry fixings, will help the residents of Barbuda rebuild their homes and communities …

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What’s all the fuss about Toggler High Performance Anchors?

Toggler High Performance Anchors

Roger Bisby gets a demonstration of the Toggler High Performance Anchors at a trip to Toolfair. Heavy Duty Plasterboard Fixings, Solid Wall Anchors, Cavity Walls, Thermalite – we’ve all been there and had at least one nightmare experience trying to get a secure fixing, which will not only provide enough support, but will last the test of time in substrates …

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Warmth without weight: Dickies jacket review

Dickies jacket review

Roger Bisby weighs up the benefits of Dickies’ latest winter jacket. It might seem a little early to be thinking about winter and I for one keep my shorts on until October.  After that we are on the slippery slope into the cold and damp that has become the iconic image of this island, and what better for the cold …

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Birmingham builder fined for unsafe gas work

worker set on fire

A builder has been fined after carrying out unsafe gas work at a property in Hall Green. Birmingham Magistrates’ Court heard how on 23 October 2016 Mark Titmus, trading as Titmus Builders, was contracted to build an extension to three sides of a property. During the work a gas boiler was moved and fitted with a temporary flue. The gas …

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Keylite Polar PVC Roof Window: The energy efficient roof window that’s easy-to-install & maintenance free

energy efficient roof window

Skill Builder takes a look at the brand new Keylite Polar white PVC roof window range and finds out why it’s growing in popularity among installers and consumers alike. The Keylite Polar White PVC roof window range has been designed to establish a new standard in energy efficient roof windows. Combined with the fact that it’s easy to install and …

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Baxi launches Baxi 400 Combi LPG

Baxi 400 Combi LPG

Following the launch of the Baxi 200 and 400 Combi and Heat ranges, the manufacturer is extending its offering to include a dedicated combi LPG option, to enable homes in off-grid areas to enjoy the benefits of a high efficiency boiler. The Baxi 400 Combi LPG has been developed from the ground up through consultation with installers, so that everything …

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Keylite Challenge – Box to Roof in 2 Minutes

Keylite Challenge

Keylite says that you can get their roof window from the box into the roof in two minutes. In this video Roger Bisby puts their claims to the test. www.keyliteroofwindows.com

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Installing a Level Access Shower Tray with Clip-lock Drain

Clip-lock Drain

Roger is back at Abacus Bathrooms, this time to install a level access shower tray with a square end clip-lock drain.  

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