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How to protect your masonry from frost and rain
The house that Jack built – a self-build case study
Requirements for supporting your non-load bearing internal walls
Introducing our new Technical Manual
Reduce noise in your new build with the help of British Gypsum
What you need to know from the Housing White Paper 2017
New Approved Document R comes into effect
How to control the sound in flat conversions with timber floors and masonry walls
How to get started on your self-build project [Infographic]
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A practical guide to Structural Lintels and Bearings
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First wave of new discounted starter homes in conjunction with 30 local authorities
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8 handy hints for installing horizontal damp proof course
Spot the defect - Cavity wall ties
Down from the rafters - how to install a traditional hipped roof
Here Today But What About Tomorrow?
Are you up to speed with Japanese Knotweed?
Spot the defect - Damp proof membrane
The National Site Manager of the Year award goes to...
A day in the life of a Warranty Risk Surveyor
Spot the defect - Flashings
New fund to support local authorities speed up house building on brownfield land
Flying high above the rest at The Bricks annual award celebration
How will the new benefit cap affect not just tenants but landlords as well?
The New Homes Review – a new independent survey of the new build market
Top 3 hurdles facing housing associations
Spot the defect - Internal wall junctions
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Building new homes? You could be eligible for a share of the new £3 billion Home Building Fund
Spot the defect - Cavity wall insulation
Spot the defect - Laying bricks and blocks
Spot the defect - service pipes
'A' Rated insurance - what does this mean for you?
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Top 3 barriers facing SME house builders
All strapped in: How to use lateral restraints during construction
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Spot the defect - Wall plates
What is community led housing?
Self-Builders: How do you avoid the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)?
Flying high: The benefits and risks of using Drones in construction
Spot the defect - Gas membrane cavity trays
How to succeed when installing remedial wall ties
Heads up! Suspended ceiling requirements
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Spot the defect - Chases in masonry
Catching up with Courtney our 2015 Rising Star
Spot the defect - Damp Proof Course
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10 important recommendations to help build quality new homes according to APPG report
Lead Guttering - a flexible approach
How to install your staircase properly so you dont end up on the naughty step
Thatched roofs on new builds and conversions - what to look out for?
Key factors to consider when building in a conservation area
How to install cavity wall insulation to minimise heat loss in your building
The Self Build Register - what is it and how does it work?
Why use an architect to make your dream home a reality?
Make walls that are built to last with our guide to laying bricks and blocks
Targeting the risk - your guide to our risk management site inspections
To leave or not to leave - How will Brexit affect the construction industry?
The pros and cons of a Brexit for the construction industry
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Going it alone? Why some construction experts support a Brexit
6 major benefits of buying a new build home
How to use cavity wall ties correctly to meet building regulations every time
Avoid getting a headache with these top tips to navigate through the planning process
The Queen has spoken on the Neighbourhood Planning and Infrastructure Bill
Small victory in the housing bill for SME builders on Section 106 obligations
What you need to know about demolition
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10 costs you need to consider for your basement conversion before jumping in feet first
Turning Green - How rammed earth is used in construction
Top tips for selling your new build site!
Using the right render to protect against the elements
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Tied together - The importance of replacing wall ties to avoid structural instability
Avoid costly complications when installing drainage close to foundations
Going deeper underground - what standards do you need to adhere to for basements?
The race is on to become Mayor of London - what are their key plans for housing?
Keep a lid on it - how to ensure your roof stays put even in high winds
How to reduce the effects of ground heave following tree removal
Drones - helping you get a birds eye view from the ground
Knockout blow for the private rental sector?
Top tips to consider when buying land for your home
Could you build a two-storey extension without planning permission?
Starter Homes - On your marks...get set...oh!
Opinion: Is building control holding back house building in the UK?
Is it risky business using innovative methods of construction?
Why charge council tax on an unfinished house? You would not pay road tax on a car with no engine.
Building new homes? Make sure you keep the noise down
Don't be exposed - know how to insulate your window reveals
Will the 3% stamp duty hike hit self-builders and renovators?
Building on brownfield land - What do you need to know about contamination risks?
Do you need a structural warranty when building, converting or extending a property?
What does winning The Bricks mean to our customers?
Taunted by timber? How to preserve timber in existing buildings
Lean on me - how to join onto an existing building
Defusing the skills time bomb - Chief Executive of FMB reports
In over our heads - Why we are building on floodplains
Tall buildings - The latest advice from Historic England
How to be compliant when converting a listed building
Government to help tackle barriers for SME house builders
Points to consider when insulating pitched roofs at rafter level
Minimising heat loss in your retrofit project - Colin King explains
See anything wrong with this? LABC identify 3 things to look out for when installing DPC
Working in cold conditions
HOT topic - Stopping the spread of fire in cavity walls
Feeling the cold? Heating zone control systems are the answer
Keeping the water out - when and where to install cavity trays and weep holes
Housing comes out on top in the Autumn spending review
Housebuilder share prices rocket in lead up to spending review
Giving the gift of food this Christmas!
Shifting the balance between Starter Homes and Affordable Housing
A quick guide to construction insurance - what you need and when
The National Site Manager of the Year Award goes to..
A step by step guide to level thresholds
Flexi Rent - the new housing model for affordable housing?
Make sure you do not fail the sound check on your new build
Permanent plans for office to residential - how does this affect you?
Last chance to have your say on the Consumer Code
The Bricks - an award celebration like no other!
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1 million new homes by 2020 - how does Cameron plan to achieve this?
Basements - House of horrors or a fairytale ending?
Government backed guarantee to build PRS homes
4 ways to stop walls cracking under pressure
How to avoid water ingress using cavity trays
Kate Faulkner explains how the voluntary Right to Buy deal will affect social housing
Underpinning of existing foundations - what is required?
How would social housing fit into Corbyns plans under a Labour government?
What will Jeremy Corbyn do to help develop the Private Rental Sector?
3 things Jeremy Corbyn plans to do to tackle dwindling housing supply
Fire sprinklers to be compulsory in Wales - understand the requirements
What does the new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn have planned for the housing industry?
Will regional devolution help end the housing crisis?
The Urban Heat Island effect and why we still need to invest in green building
Housing Standards Review - Richard Twine from LABC summarises the top 4 changes
6 steps to building your dream home
6 documents you need to submit when building with piling foundations
On target with build to rent?
Building Near Trees?
New funding opportunity for house builders to develop new starter homes
How to deal with drainage issues
4 crucial steps for effective design and installation of pile foundations
Robots, printers and drones - the high speed future of house building
Is removing zero carbon homes a backwards step for building or a way to level the playing field?
Government initiatives that will provide a helping hand to smaller builders
Vibro compaction vs piling - to shake or not to shake
The Green Deal and the 8 other policies that have been scrapped by the government
Relaxation of planning rules - 20 things that do not require planning permission
How to avoid a leaky flat roof
Social housing and the budget - what the changes mean for the future of social housing
Did you know that structural warranties date all the way back to Napoleon?
7 factors affecting the housing industry following the new budget announcement
Rural Housing Week - Why the need for affordable rural housing is becoming more urgent
Right to Buy - the figures are in!
Should flashings and cavity trays be provided to canopy roofs?
Weep holes in rendered walls: when are they required?
Got yourself in hot water? Understand the requirements for hot water supply.
4 key changes to London housing plan proposed by the Mayor of London
Japanese Knotweed: The ASBO plant
Tackling the housing crisis one apprentice at a time by investing in our Rising Stars
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9 Key Points to take away from the new Housing Bill announced in the Queens Speech
The Bricks - Top tips for an award winning site
LABC Warranty Charities of the year
Water efficiency: How to ensure enough water for a cuppa AND a shower
Five things you should know when installing a Lightning Protection System
Design requirements for keeping your basement dry
Apprenticeships - how heavy is the levy?
Green belt, brown field or grey area?
What to consider when installing External Wall Insulation
Updates to the Consumer Code for Home builders
Case Study: Cyden Homes, PAR 3 Humberston
Developments in former mining areas
Brexit marathon underway - what will be the implications for construction?
Case study: Redrow, Colindale Gardens
Spotlights on spotlights
What do LibDem policies mean for house building?
What do the other parties’ policies mean for housebuilding?
What could the election mean for social housing?
General Election - Overview of the main policies affecting construction
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What do Conservative policies mean for house building?
How to get it right: working on or around a party wall
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Nominate your most promising employees for The Bricks 2017
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Guide to laying bricks and blocks
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