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

Peugeot Overload Indicator Tradesman Challenge

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

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10 Plumbing Things to Check Before Buying a Home

Plumber fitting tap

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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New Makita 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 Makita 40v 190mm HS004G Circular Saw features Makita’s brushless motor technology for improved efficiency and longer battery life. It has twin LED job lights, …

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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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Makita has Four New 40V Angle Grinders in New XGT Range

Makita GA013G

Makita has launched four new 40V brushless angle grinder models as part of its exciting new XGT range – Makita’s new, powerful cordless 40V lithium-ion battery platform, affording users with high levels of power for demanding jobs with the flexibility and portability of cordless. For professional use in high demand industrial applications, the new brushless angle grinders are engineered to …

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Cutwrights Cutting, Edging & Drilling – Capel #24

Cutwrights Cutting, Edging Drilling

Cutwrights offer a cutting, edging and drilling service that Robin has been happily using for years. One of his most anticipated videos of the year and he loved every minute of his factory tour. _____________________________________________ Download the EGGER Decorative Collection app 🔽 Google Play: 🔽 Apple iOS App Store: _____________________________________________ Cutwrights Cutting Service Helping craftspeople to produce …

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How to Build Yourself a Professional Website

How to build yourself a professional website

Can you learn how to build yourself a professional website? Websites are your shop front. A sleek looking website tells your customer ‘Hello, I care about looking good for you! And also I know how to use spell check!’ Therefore, it’s worth learning how to build yourself a professional website. Your website may be the first impression a customer gets …

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Power Up with the New Makita XGT 40V Max Range

Makita XGT Free Battery

Introducing Makita’s range of highest power cordless solutions yet: XGT 40V Max. The XGT range of machines – including combi drills, grinders, rotary hammers, impact drivers, circular saws and reciprocating saws – offers high output, durability and fast charge times, keeping you working for longer without disruption. An introduction to XGT XGT 40V Max is the new stand-alone cordless battery …

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Install a NEW Baxi Boiler with Google Nest Thermostat E

Install a NEW Baxi Boiler with Google Nest Thermostat E Phil and Roger install the third in our series of Baxi boiler installations along with the Google Nest Thermostat E control system. ================================== Products featured in this episode Baxi Platinum 40 (ErP) Combi Boiler IPS HomeScale Protect Inline Scale Reducer HydroGuard 0.16L Stainless Steel Shock Arrestor Fernox TF1 Omega Filter 22mm Fernox F1 Protector …

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EasyBuild UK supports County Contractors with their innovative software

EasyBuild software

County Contractors is a leading refurbishment specialist, specialising in large scale, high profile projects for over 40 years. The Somerset-based commercial refurbishment company had an ageing, existing finance system that was already painfully unstable and unreliable. In order for Country Contractors to continue running a profitable business and meet new visions the company knew they needed new efficient tools. Once …

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A Builder’s View of Venice

A Builders View of Venice

Roger digs out some old photos and takes a look at a builder’s view of Venice and the challenges that face the trades in this historic City. Team SB were booked up to visit Venice in March to research rising damp before COVID-19 came along and changed the plans. #Venezia #VeniceItaly #VeniceCanals

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How to Make Fibrous Plaster Mouldings – KB#10

How to Make Fibrous Plaster Mouldings

James shows us his fibrous cornice plastering technique in King Build #10. Contact fibrous plasterer James Foster: 07900 915194 Our thanks go to James King for letting Roger film this extension project series. The Supreme Finishing Company can be contacted by following the link below. #KingBuild #ExtensionBuilding #FibrousPlastering

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The Completed Project – Garden Room #8

The Completed Project Garden Room #8

Robin gives us a tour of the completed garden room. Planning Permission vs Permitted Development: TapcoSlate Classic BBA approved synthetic slate: Follow Robin: This type of garden room is ideal for use as an office, photographic studio, workshop, man cave or playroom. #SBGardenRoom #MilwaukeeTools #TapcoSlate

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