New Visqueen radon protection membrane meets latest building regulations

Visqueen Radon Membrane Launch (1)

Visqueen, the leading manufacturer of gas protection and waterproofing membranes, has launched a new version of its radon membrane to meet the latest British Board of Agrément (BBA) building standards, which come into effect on September 1st this year. The Visqueen Radon R400 at 0.4mm thick (1600 gauge) is designed to deliver improved puncture resistance, protecting new buildings from the …

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Getting the most from your marketing post COVID-19

Rachel McHugh from Clear B2B

Rachel McHugh, Managing Director at creative marketing and PR agency, Clear B2B – Construction Marketing Awards’ ‘Agency of the Year’ – shares her thoughts on how those in the building and construction industry can get the most out of their marketing activity post-COVID-19. Keeping customers and winning new clientele The building and construction industry is an inherently competitive one – …

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Dickies Workwear Temp-iQ Collection

Dickies Temp-iQ t-shirt

Dickies Workwear is launching a new range of t-shirts featuring fabric technology that helps keep the wearer from overheating in warm temperatures. The Temp-iQ collection is made with fabric that traps cool air inside the yarn while wicking away sweat. In this way, the wearer stays comfortable as the cool air is kept next to their skin while they’re working …

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Peugeot Overload Indicator Tradesman Challenge

Thanks to Peugeot for inviting Skill Builder to another Tradesman Challenge Day. See how Robin and Phil got on against James Lawrence and his PlumberParts team. #TradesmanChallenge #PeugeotPartner #OverloadIndicator

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DeWalt Cordless Router – 18v XR Brushless DCW604

Roger and Robin have spent some time with the DᴇWALT DCW604 cordless router. DᴇWALT have NOT sponsored this episode. ========================================= PRODUCT DETAILS • Brushless motor • Five position adjustable turret enables stepped or repeated plunge cuts • Variable speed control to set optimum cutter speed for different materials • Aluminium motor housing can be transitioned quickly to a fixed base …

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Complete Guide to Home Security – Advice & Tech

Ultimate home security guide, all you need to know on protecting your home against intruders. LOCKS Use both a cylinder lock and deadlock, a burglar can tell by pushing the bottom of the door if spring-latch is ready for ‘loiding’. Upgrade to BS3621 British Standard locks which most insurance companies required and change all locks to BS3621 certified when you …

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Common Rafters, Hips & Valleys with Ultimate Roofing Square

Daniel Cox shows us how to use his Ultimate Roofing Square to quickly and accurately pitch a roof.

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10 Plumbing Things to Check Before Buying a Home


Imagine you’ve finally found the house of your dreams. There’s enough room for your family to grow and the neighbourhood is idyllic. You can’t wait to open a new chapter in your life. However, there is one thing that the sellers are trying to hide from you. The property comes together with a major plumbing problem. Fixing it costs a …

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Makita Launches New 40v Brushless Circular and Reciprocating Saws

Makita 40v Brushless Circular and Reciprocating Saws

Makita UK has added the HS004G Circular Saw and JR001G Reciprocating Saw to its new XGT 40V Max range of high-performance cordless tools. Both machines have been engineered to make high-demand work quicker, easier and safer. The 190mm HS004G Circular Saw features Makita’s brushless motor technology for improved efficiency and longer battery life. It has twin LED job lights, is compatible …

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Makita 40V Max Brushless Rotary Hammers Offer Outstanding Performance

Makita HR004G_1

Makita UK has introduced its new XGT range of cordless high-performance 40V Max tools, with the addition of two models of rotary hammer, a new combi-drill and an impact driver – ideal for heavy-duty applications where cordless may not have previously coped. All four new products benefit from Makita’s advanced brushless motor technology. The HR003G and HR004G 40V Max Brushless …

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