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Constructing for the Planet: 4 Green Trends & Technologies

Smart, energy-efficient homes are fast becoming the future of residential construction across the UK. State of the art technologies are being innovate…

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Noise & Planning: Agent of Change

In the last of our three-part series on noise and planning written by LABC Acoustics, we’re taking a look at policy framework changes and how this imp…

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How to Choose a Contractor?

45,000 people last year contacted Citizens Advice seeking help after home improvement nightmares. Poor workmanship, jobs not being completed and subst…

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Noise & Planning: Mitigation

In the second of our three-part series on noise and planning written by LABC Acoustics, we’re taking a look at noise mitigation and what you can do to…

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The Future of Housing...According to Kids

What will our homes be like in 100 years’ time? Will we be able to control the TV with just our mind? Or will there be robots doing the dishes?

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Cover your exits – How to prevent condensation & water penetration in refurbs & conversions

The two principle causes of problems with reveals, sills and heads of existing windows are condensation and water / damp penetration. If these area…

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Noise & Planning: An Introduction

This is the first in a three-part series on noise and planning written by LABC Acoustics which will update you on the requirements, and explain the ne…

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How to Avoid Suspended Timber Floors That Squeak or Deflect

One of the most common claims are squeaky timber floors. Deflection in suspended floors is often caused by inadequate joists or joists at incorrect ce…

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Constructing for the Future: Designing Timeless Interiors

There’s no doubt about it: interior renovations can be a costly business - whether that’s from a homeowner’s or a builder’s perspective. This means th…

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Upcycling in Construction: The Craftiest Building Materials Ever Used

You might think that upcycling is a wholly interior design related trend, wherein enterprising homeowners add new zest to a tired old chest of drawers…

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Who is the National Site Manager of the Year 2018?

Site Managers working on LABC Warranty sites were recognised at the LABC Grand Finals at the Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge in London on the 9th Novem…

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Building in the Budget

Here’s a snapshot of some of Philip Hammond’s main building-related announcements last week

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