Category Archives: Expertise


The Jewson Project Checklist

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Expertise | Posted on 11-09-2014

FB_Ad_CreativeThe Jewson project checklist outlines the key questions to ask your customer before you begin your next project.

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 »

Finding the right foundations

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Expertise | Posted on 24-06-2014

dThis week our sister company, British Gypsum, outline the importance of choosing quality products for your next project.

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.

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Make do and Mend?

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Expertise | Posted on 02-05-2014

This week we invited Dr Bill Price from Lafarge to write an article about ‘the real cost of a DIY project’

Construction CoupleWe 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?

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Jewson Voted a Superbrand!

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Expertise | Posted on 27-02-2014

Jewson_Superbrands_ImageWe’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 »

Foundation Plus: What will construction look like in the next 20 years?

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Community, Events, Expertise | Posted on 21-02-2014

Foundation Plus Infographic

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.

Try out our new timber machine in Canterbury

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Expertise | Posted on 10-02-2014

Jewson_Canterbury_1Good 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 »

A Jewson lot of love

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Expertise | Posted on 22-01-2014

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 »

Have Your Say – Join The Debate!

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Expertise, Sustainability | Posted on 09-12-2013

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 »