How to build a garden shed

If your garage or basement is already running out of space and its walls are cluttered with instruments and garden tools, or if you and your family just need some additional space a garden shed might be an option for you. In this article, we’re going to present you an easy guide on how to […]

Ancient Trades

Earning A Living From 10 Ancient Trades

The digitalisation of the workforce and the resulting notion of the old-school trades dying out has been widely reported on recently. However, what hasn’t been covered is the fact that today, if you are able to master these crafts, you are still able to make a decent living from them.   10 Of The Oldest […]

The UK Cities with the Biggest Self-build Potential

With the UK housing crisis increasing year-on-year, many Brits are turning to unconventional methods of landing themselves on the housing market – by constructing a self-build. Thanks to self-build shows like Grand Designs ‘The Street,’ the idea of building your dream home from scratch has become an attractive proposition for homeowners. But have you ever […]

Metsec price list

Metsec price list

Metsec prices depend on the size of the metal. Prices are quoted per linear meter. They also vary depending on whether you order materials directly from Metsec or one of their distributors, like CCF. Ordering materials directly can come with a discount that can vary for specific projects. When ordering from distributors, the distributors get […]

Building a career in construction

Building a career in construction [Infographic]

There’s never been a better time to work in construction. There is currently a shortage of skilled workers in the construction industry and The Chartered Institute of Building reports that 157,000 new recruits will be needed by 2021. Here is everything you need to know to start a career in construction. Building A Career In […]

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TV wall design and installation

Anyone who has ever been involved in any sort of construction knows it can take days for materials to be delivered or a scaffold to be erected. To add to the frustration, sometimes your entire team is waiting for that to happen. It’s a tough time indeed. When we started looking for something small to […]

Dot and dab

Everything you need to know about dot and dab

Dot and dab, also known as dry-lining is a method used to fix plasterboard to a concrete or brick wall. It involves the act of “dotting” a dry wall adhesive along either the plasterboard or the wall in order to attach it securely. What is dot and dab? The method can be applied to plasterboard, […]

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5 ideas to improve your home

What are some ways to improve your home and sell it at a higher price than what you bought it for? There are tons of things you can do, and tons you shouldn’t. We’ve narrowed it down to five things to make your life easier. so, without further ado, here are five tips on affordable […]


Wooden Floor vs. Carpet – Which Option Is Better For Your Home?

When it comes to flooring, this is every homeowner’s dilemma – wooden floor or carpet? Obviously they both have their advantages as well as their downsides. Which flooring is the most suitable for your home and the separate rooms? Please read on to find out. Carpets Carpets are much warmer than wood. This is a […]