News - 1 Oct 2003
The national home building and renovating show is to be held at the NEC in Birmingham from the 4th to the 7th of March 2004. Exhibitor enquiries are welcome.
It is the UK’s biggest self-build...
News - 15 Sep 2003
Wigopol Great Britain has released a tried and proven non-invasive damp control system, that will eliminate rising damp with minimum cosmetic damage.
The Wigopol system has been successfully...
News - 19 Aug 2003
“SmartWrap” is a revolutionary building skin made from PET plastic. Hundreds of times lighter than traditional brick and mortar, the building skin has no seams that can leak and just as...
News - 23 Jul 2003
Professional bricklayers make it look all too easy but when bricks and mortar are put in the hands of a self builder or DIY enthusiast the result can be a spectacular disaster followed by some lessons...
News - 17 Jul 2003
Ibstock Brick has released a pocket sized ‘How To’ guide for small builders, self builders and DIY enthusiasts looking to create good-looking exterior steps and ramps. The guide called...
News - 26 Jun 2003
Scientists at the University of Illinois have developed a “Smart Brick”, which has been designed to be able to monitor the health of a building, potentially saving lives.
News - 20 Jun 2003
Natural Building Technologies, is launching an ecological and economical silicate paint system. The range can be used internally or externally and, unlike most paints, they actually form a chemical...
News - 16 Jun 2003
French company, Isochanvre SARL, has developed a method of crystallising the sap of unstable raw hemp or shiv. The resultant material known as Isochanvre®, is finding numerous uses in thermal and...
News - 29 May 2003
Lincolnshire architect, Jerry Harrall, is conducting an experiment to prove earth sheltered buildings can provide a viable and sustainable alternative to existing building construction without the...
News - 15 Apr 2003
Austral Brick, a wholly owned subsidiary of Brickworks Ltd have submitted an offer to Bristile Ltd to acquire their shares and hence merge the two companies
Austral’s offer is for AUD$3.15...