building materials

How to Remodel a Bathroom

Renovate your bathroom with this easy to follow guide. It will take you step-by-step through the process so you know…

1 year ago

Concrete vs Brick Houses

Concrete and bricks are two predominant materials used throughout construction work. Their unique characteristics help to tailor them to suit…

2 years ago

Making Existing Structures More Sustainable

There are various sustainable options available when renovating an already existing building. We explore the importance of good insulation and…

2 years ago

Sustainable Building Materials and Design: Is it the Future?

With the ever-growing global population and increasing environmental risk, issues of sustainability are something that the construction industry must consider.…

2 years ago

A Brief History of Building Materials

Whether your project is on a large or small scale, the materials you use are going to be instrumental to…

2 years ago

What Are Load Bearing Walls?

The role of a load-bearing wall is to provide strength and support to the overall structure of a building. Ultimately,…

2 years ago

Pros and Cons of a Timber Home

When discussing a timber frame house, UK residents can often disregard them in favour of the density and solidness of…

2 years ago

What is the Construction Industry Doing to Reduce Environmental Impact?

Quantifying how the construction industry impacts the environment entails a multitude of factors. The materials used, machinery emissions, transportation and…

2 years ago

What is Modular Construction?

Modular construction is the process of constructing a building off-site, in a unit or factory, and then taking it to…

2 years ago

The History of Cob and Lime

Historically, cob and lime have been used as building materials for thousands of years. Incredibly versatile and natural materials, you…

3 years ago