When it comes to selecting the right products for the job, installers are often faced with a whole host of specifications to meet. This is especially true when working on demanding areas, like kitchens and bathrooms, where thermal efficiency, condensation control, robustness and a slick finish are needed.
This week we invited Dr Bill Price from Lafarge to write an article about ‘the real cost of a DIY project’
We are now at that time of year when we start to get on with our treasured DIY projects (the monsoon having departed for the next month or so, hopefully!). There are probably two main reasons for embarking on DIY, one would be lower cost, but another is the personal challenge of finishing a job well done. But what is the real cost of a DIY project?
We’re now working with the Places for People Group, (one of the largest property management, development and regeneration companies in the UK), supplying their in-house contractor teams with a range of general maintenance materials.
We’re delighted to announce that after an extensive tender process, we’ve become one of Falkirk Council’s appointed suppliers and our Falkirk branch is now supplying them with Chain of Custody and PEFC certified hardwood.
We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been voted a Business Superbrand for 2014, which basically places us among the UK’s strongest business-to-business brands. It’s fantastic news and something we’re very proud of. Read on to find out a little bit more about what this means! Read full article »
We have just launched a new tool to highlight the future opportunities in construction and to encourage young adults to pursue a career in the construction industry.
Construction has a primary role to play in the growth of the economy over the next few decades with a wide range of opportunities for skilled tradespeople.
Over the coming months, we’ll be introducing benefits and offers for those who are ready to launch a career in construction. Take a look at our interactive infographic to learn more about the future of construction.
Good news for our customers in and around Canterbury – we’ve just invested in a new Six Header Moulder Timber Machine for our Market Way branch in Canterbury. The moulder has considerably increased the amount of timber we can cut and you can rest assured it’s been done accurately and consistently to the measurements you provide. Read full article »
Want some serious brownie points this Valentines Day? We are here to help! We’re giving away a dozen Interflora red roses and a box of chocolates for FREE to every customer that spends over £500 Exc. VAT on collect orders in any Jewson branches between 13th- 25th January 2014. Read full article »
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in habitat and construction markets, are kicking off a series of monthly online debates exploring the most critical issues in construction tomorrow. The first debate starts at 10am and the question up for discussion will be ‘Is there a useful definition of a sustainable building?’ Read full article »
If you’ve got a roofing job coming up you’ll be pleased to hear we’ve just launched a new Roofing Guide, available at your local branch. The handy guide includes info about our online roofing design solutions service and specialist roofing branches.