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Wood and their uses

It appears to me that today wood is in more demand than ever before. Ever since people started to build their own shelters, wood has been used as a construction material. Under properly managed forestry, supply is an eco-friendly, carbon neutral, virtually unlimited source, a truly renewable and green product. New domestic housing, increasingly, relies on timber framed construction methods. And who can resist the natural charm, warmth and appeal of wood in their homes, as functional furniture or decorative features.

The woods described below are those most commonly...

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Window Fitting Guide in 7 Steps

Step 1 - Protection

Leave manufacturers protection in place on prefinished and preglazed windows unless it interferes with the integrity of the DPC and seals.

More care is necessary when fitting prefinished units. Treat any timber cut during the course of instalation with a...

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Screw Head Types

Screws will always need a head

A screw will always have a head, allowing it to be turned or driven in and bear down onto a surface to be held. The head of the screw is the first step in its manufacture and is known as heading, the second step on a slotted screw is to have the slot cut into...

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How to lay an engineered hardwood floating floor

Store you new flooring in the room in which it is to be laid for 48 to 72 hours prior to fitting.

Do not open the flooring packaging until the flooring is ready to be laid.

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Top 10 Door Styles

Considering which door type to use? Here's our Top 10 Styles Infographic to help you deside.

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