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The Old Mould Problem Returns – ASB #15

The Old Mould Problem Returns

Adrian Reynolds has black mold around his window reveals. He's tried cleaning with bleach, used a dehumidifier and seeks pearls of wisdom to help get rid of it.

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Flaky Paint & Treating Woodworm – ASB #14

Flaky Paint

James Swinyard is renovating a house and has stripped it out completely to rewire it and upgrade the heating and plumbing systems and has found traces of woodworm.

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The Money Pit & Weekly Leak News – ASB #6

The Money Pit

Roger’s comes back to the rescue with our weekly Ask Skill Builder show and Episode 6. We take a look through your emails, Facebook messages and YouTube comments and Roger does his best to steer you in the right direction. John Collins is considering buying a ‘doer upper’ that needs an epic effort to turn around. He asks “Just wondering …

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#2 ~ Benefits of Going Self-Employed

Podcast #2 ~ Benefits of Going Self-Employed

It takes courage to leap from the security and comfort of your job, but the fact that you're here tells us that you're thinking of making the leap into the world of being the master of your own destiny.

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How Do Bluetooth Speakers Work?

How do Bluetooth speakers work?

You ever experience a small change and didn’t know its impact until it was right in front of your face? It happens to all of us. It can be something as small as driving another way home because you wanted to break out of your routine. Or, it could be reading a quote leading you to ponder on it, and …

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Kingspan Albion Ultrasteel Unvented Water Cylinder

Kingspan Albion Ultrasteel Unvented Water Cylinder

Roger guides you through the theory behind the installation of a Kingspan Albion Ultrasteel unvented hot water cylinder. In the UK the installation of all hot water cylinders, vented and unvented, is notifiable to Building Control and should be carried out by a qualified competent person. The unvented cylinder incorporates multi-level safety systems and has a superb safety record. Roger …

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Building an Extension Part 5 – Up to the joists

Lintels

In Part 5 of The Extension Series Roger and his team make preparations for the first floor.  Roger talks through the key considerations at this stage including installing the lintels and exposing existing joists for bathroom pipework alterations Here’s a link to the Brickbrace video mentioned in this episode. Brickbrace is a system for supporting a wall when you’re going …

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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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Alternative to tiling showcased at sleep show

alternative to tiling

Bushboard will be at this years hotel design event SLEEP to showcase its Nuance bathroom wall panelling which offers an alternative to tiling. Bushboard, now part of the Wilsonart Group, and a leading producer of laminate worksurfaces is exhibiting at the London Design Centre at SLEEP. Jo Gilhooly, marketing director for Bushboard explained  “SLEEP has gathered pace over the last few …

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Abacus Infinity Single Fall Shower Tray installation: Is this the best wet room tray?

best wet room tray

In this video Roger Bisby demonstrates how to install an Abacus Infinity Single Fall Shower Tray which is designed to make wetrooms sleeker and cleaner and eliminates the need for fiddly floor tile cuts and grout lines which trap dirt. With wet rooms continuing to grow in popularity customers are increasingly looking for solutions that are sleek in design and …

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Origin reveals Britain’s ‘forever home’

forever home

The ideal ‘forever home’ for the average British homeowner is a four-bedroom, detached house in the country, worth £458,000 – and just down the road from Mum, it has emerged. A detailed study of 2,000 UK homeowners, carried out by Origin, the British manufacturer of bespoke aluminium bi-folding doors, residential doors and windows, also found that homeowners hanker after a …

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Keylite Polar PVC Roof Window Review

Keylite Polar

Keylite Polar is a brand new white PVC roof window which is said to establish a new standard in maintenance free, energy efficient roof windows. Roger Bisby takes a closer look. It surprised me to learn that the number of white roof windows now being sold in the UK is almost half of the total and if the trend continues …

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Home sellers missing out because of dated features

Home sellers missing out

A new report from Satsuma titled ‘Room for Improvement’ has revealed how much potential home-buyers are reducing their offers by, due to specific features, such as dated kitchens and overrun gardens. Gloucester and Belfast have been found to have the most features which would put a potential viewer off from renting/buying – sellers in both cities are potentially losing over …

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