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Every workplace has an Unsung Hero. Nominate yours now for The Bricks 2019

One thing that strikes a chord with us here at LABC Warranty is the real pride our winners take in claiming the top spots in our annual Bricks awards.…

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Who is a Rising Star at your workplace? Nominate them for an award at The Bricks 2019

It can be extremely rewarding to see work colleagues develop as they grow into a role, especially if your expert tutelage has perhaps played a part. I…

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How many homes could we build on brownfield land in England in 2019?

Over the last few years, the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has produced an annual report analysing the amount of brownfield land in England…

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Building Better, Building Beautiful: what are the implications for house builders?

The Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission is an independent body advising government on how to promote and increase the use of high-quality d…

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47 becomes 15 – the regional award winners shortlisted for Site Manager of the Year 2019

After nine nail-biting weeks, 15 fabulous awards events, and nearly 50 hopeful contenders, we now know who is vying to be crowned Site Manager of the …

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Adopting MMC – how one social housing provider is overcoming barriers

A recent report from the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee highlighted the considerable barriers residential housing developers cont…

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Spot the defect – bay windows

Bay windows are popular features in new homes and add considerable aesthetic appeal both inside and out. Yet constructing bay windows is a task that s…

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Tech Update: Laminated Glass

Laminated glass is constructed from two or more plies of glass, bonded together with interlayers to form a single pane. The pane can be used on its ow…

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Structural warranty or Professional Consultant’s Certificate?

When you build your own home (or have a builder construct one for you), you may be considering two options to protect your investment and provide peac…

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Challenging development nets award win for first-time site manager Sandy

ESH Construction’s Sandy Young has won LABC Warranty’s Site Manager of the Year award for West Yorkshire for work on his first site as Site Manager.

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How to correctly install bay windows

Bay windows are attractive features and remain popular options for new home developers and homebuyers. Yet bay windows present additional demands on d…

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Eco-Friendly Bathrooms: 4 Key Design Considerations

The Future Homes Standard 2025 will seek to end fossil fuel-based heating in all new homes as part of the UK Government’s drive to halve the energy us…

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