In our last blog post we looked at how waste plasterboard can be used once it’s been recycled – and there’s a lot of it to be recycled. According to WRAP, 300,000 tonnes of plasterboard ends up as waste.
In our last blog post (Why we all need to Go Green for Plasterboard) we established that you cannot take waste plasterboard to a normal landfill site as this is potentially harmful to the environment. If, like us, you’re committed to continually improving your environmental performance, you’ll be curious to know how it can be re-used.
They insulate, protect against fire, control moisture and even block out sound. The properties of plasterboard are well known in the trade, but knowing what to do with it when it becomes waste hasn’t always been clear.
Site managers from national housebuilder, Redrow Homes have named Jewson as their ‘supplier of the year’ in the South West. Employees from the Challow, Faringdon branch were awarded the prize at the Redrow Homes annual charity dinner in Bristol.
If you find it difficult to allocate time or funds for training, then we’ve got good news for you: we’re about to launch the Jewson Pro Build Training Tour. It’s free to attend and is taking place at Jewson branches!
The nights are starting to draw in and statistics show that domestic burglaries increase by around 20 per cent during the darker months, making it a peak time for home security.
No two projects are the same, so the checklist is meant to be flexible, however if you find yourself ticking all the boxes, you’re well on your way to ensuring the job runs smoothly. Read full article »
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?