Roger and Dan demonstrate how to calculate and build a pitched roof. Purchase the Delta Pro from the EcoFlow official website: 🛒 https://uk.ecoflow.com/collections/promotional-items?aff=14 Dan’s Roofing Square & App: 🛒 https://www.essential-carpenter-tools.co.uk ForgeFast Timber Fixing Screws: 🛒 https://amzn.to/3KFaz9DRead More »
Blueprint for Truly Affordable Homes Could Slash 1.2 Million Council Waiting Lists
The Housing Finance Institute (HFI) and Localis published an affordable homes blueprint to stimulate a new generation of council homes.Read More »
New Fascia Fitted, Water Pouring In. Answers Here
📪 Ask Skill Builder: http://skill-builder.uk/send Roger looks at a leaking roof which has just had a new PVCu fascia fitted.Read More »
3 Common Problems With Acoustic Hangers
Acoustic hangers are a standard solution, but they often don’t perform in the way intended, leaving you scratching your head when noise problems persist.Read More »
Roll On Plaster ~ Is It Any Good?
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Why Does Roger Hate Push Fit Waste Pipe?
📪 Ask Skill Builder: http://skill-builder.uk/send Roger looks at some troublesome push-fit pipework in a bathroom. Here’s our message from Mike: Love watching your channel. We are just renovating our bathroom. We’ve been removing as much as we can, but this morning I noticed a leak coming through the kitchen ceiling. Now, the bathroom sink was used and I think I …Read More »
Metal Stud Walling Made Easy ~ Knauf Performer
The Knauf Performer system is lightweight, strong, easy to install, and can be specified confidently for an enormous range of applications.Read More »
UK Set for Building Boom as 20,500 Planning Applications Approved per Month
Research by debt advisory specialists, Sirius Property Finance, has revealed which areas of Britain look set for a property building boom.Read More »
Driveway Double Gates – Made to Measure
Special thanks to Sam & Jen from SJ Ward Builders. ▶ https://bit.ly/3eh17v0 Driveway Double Gates – Made to Measure Abe from Skill Builder follows Sam and Jen on another building job. They’re showing us how to hang some heavy-duty bespoke driveway gates this time.Read More »
Knock It Down or Save It? You Decide
📪 Ask Skill Builder: http://skill-builder.uk/send Roger looks at the front of a house which needs some attention but where would you start? Bricklaying With Steve and Alex 🔗 @SteveAndAlexBuild Here’s our message from Dael: Hi, I had numbers of builders coming to all give me a different approach to the issues. So I made a decision to start somewhere to …Read More »
New College Durham Launches Retrofit Course to Tackle Green Skills Gap
New College Durham is launching a new course which aims to address the retrofitting skills gap and provide the first step towards in-demand careers.Read More »
Brownfield Sites: Can They Solve the Housing Crisis?
Great Britain has an undersupply of housing but the good news is that there are 21,000 brownfield sites covering nearly 25,000 acres across the UK.Read More »
What’s Supporting This Troublesome Chimney?
📪 Ask Skill Builder: http://skill-builder.uk/send Roger helps Jeff figure out the best approach to making his chimney safe. Jeff’s message: What, if anything, do I need to do about this? Doing up what was the in-law’s house to sell it. The chimney breast was removed from the ground-floor kitchen and 1st-floor bedroom around 50+ yrs ago. My wife and older …Read More »
Trousers That Work as Hard as You Do – Only From Snickers Workwear
With as many as 40,000 stitches and up to 64 pieces of fabric in a single pair of Snickers Workwear trousers, it’s little wonder they’re built to last and the preferred choice of discerning tradesmen and women.Read More »
Why Hasn’t This Simple Problem Been Fixed?
Roger has another example of a problem with a simple solution that has escaped the manufacturers. This is easily solved with an arrow to indicate the water flow. Drayton needs to follow the example set by Honeywell.Read More »
Watch This Before Extending Your Home (common mistake)
📪 Ask Skill Builder: http://skill-builder.uk/send Roger looks at a badly prepared floor where the ventilation has been compromised. Ventilating the sub floor in your house properly will help to prevent damp and moisture damage in your floorboards. The installation cost isn’t very high, and it will help you keep damp and moisture out. Sub Floor Ventilation Guide with Checkatrade. https://www.checkatrade.com/blog/cost-guides/sub-floor-ventilation-cost/ …Read More »
Marley Alutec Fascia and Guttering Adds Final Touch to Striking New-Build
Marley Alutec has delivered a marine-grade aluminium guttering and fascia solution for an impressive new build property in rural Scotland.Read More »
SUNOTEC Builds Solar Parks With 2.3 Gigawatt Output
2022 turned out to be a successful year for the market leader in ground-mounted photovoltaic plants connecting more than 70 new solar parks to the grid.Read More »
4 Roofers Couldn’t Solve This Damp Chimney. Can You?
📪 Ask Skill Builder: http://skill-builder.uk/send Roger takes a look at a problem Carl Fielding has with a leaking chimney. Here is Carl’s message: I am having issues with my chimney leaking in the attic. I have had multiple roofers come and look and even had a re-roof done. I was told the issue was gone and even got the attic …Read More »
Why Is The Wall Damp & How Did He Fix It?
Special thanks go to Sam & Jen from SJ Ward Builders. ▶ https://bit.ly/3eh17v0 Wicking, also known as capillary action, occurs when moisture is drawn up a wall from the ground, typically due to a lack of or a faulty damp-proof course. It can cause severe structural damage and mould growth if left untreated. Other underlying issues that may cause wicking …Read More »