Timber for raised beds

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

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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2014

2014

17 Dec 2014

It has been a busy year.   The construction industry has picked up considerably in our part of the country during 2014. There is building work everywhere ranging from large building sites to small DIY projects. Since the downturn

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Tips for clearing snow

Tips for clearing snow

09 Dec 2014

Winter is upon us and we tend to be a less busy during the winter months. With less daylight and worse weather building work and DIY projects do not progress as fast as other times of the year. To complement our extensive range of timber, buil

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Gutter for Conservation Areas

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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