Mum the builder: Women twice as likely to take charge of building projects, says FMB

When it comes to making vital decisions regarding building work, women are twice as likely to have the final say on the style and scope of the project, according to new research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

In advance of Mother’s Day this Sunday, the FMB also asked female home owners if they have ever carried out a range of basic DIY tasks around the home and the results were as follows:

Brexit Forum - Brita-in or Brita-out? 

As part of the UK Construction week, at a forum on the 26th of May at Grimshaw Architects, a worldwide architectural practice, a mixed panel of industry experts were invited to discuss the realities of a Brexit to the Construction Industry.

Amtech, a new face of DIY

by Ishan Kalra, Director, DK Tools

There has been a notable shift among DIY consumers in the past few years that we have adapted to in order to help our retailers remain competitive in the industry.

Ben Law talks Grand Designs to Peter Brett

A Woodsman, Author and National Eco Builder, whose Woodland House is one of the great success stories of Channel 4's Grand Designs. Ben talks to Peter Brett about his home, his methods and staying true to his principles. 


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