Timber for raised beds

23 Mar 2015

Spring is here and things are beginning to grow. At this time of year we sell a lot of timber for making raised beds to both the trade and DIY. We are often asked by our DIY customers, ‘How to I build a raised bed?’.  &nb

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Not all ply is created equal

21 Jan 2015

BM TRADA Q-Mark ply We have found it difficult navigating the diminishing quality of plywood being imported into the UK from the Far East. There are some good manufacturers of ply in the Far East. However, there is a general lack of confidence

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Gutter for Conservation Areas

26 Nov 2014

Is Alutec a better alternative to cast iron gutter?   We think so! A lot of properties in our area are old and are situated within Conservation Areas or are Listed Buildings. Traditionally, such properties would have cast iron gut

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Types of filler

15 Oct 2014

There are lots of different types of filler available. Here is a guide to some of the fillers we sell and their uses to help you select the right filler for your DIY or building project.   All purpose filler Available in powder to

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Replacement Windows for Conservation Areas

24 Sep 2014

A lot of properties in our area are old and are situated within Conservation Areas. Window sizes in older properties do not conform to standard off the shelf sizes. Also, careful consideration needs to be given to the choice of style and colou

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