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Safety gear

Dec. 6, 2017

Kevin Stanley looks at how housebuilders can keep their customers feeling safe and secure in their new homes, and ensure they are alerted to any potential danger


Supporting cast

Nov. 6, 2017

Tim Palmer looks at the unsung heroes of construction – lintels, membranes, cavity trays and damp proof coursing – discovering the solutions that help create quality, sustainabl...


Laying the foundations

Nov. 6, 2017

With the pressure to ramp up housing starts, housebuilders are increasingly turning to land with remediation and drainage hurdles to overcome. Steve Menary looks at the systems ...

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Home smarts

Oct. 6, 2017

No longer the sole preserve of niche developers, the “smart home” includes the ability to control aspects of the home remotely as well as other features. Steve Menary reports

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Block aid

Oct. 6, 2017

Chris Windle explores the various methods of building available to housebuilders, taking in traditional brick and block, timber frame construction and modern methods of construc...

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Through the Roof

Sept. 6, 2017

Tim Palmer reports on the different roofing materials available to housebuilders, their aesthetic qualities as well as their technical and sustainable benefits