Carpentry & Joinery

Softwood and hardwood, these two kinds of wooden flooring present big differences. Both are equally great flooring choices, but each have their own characteristics. Here’s an explanation of both to help you make an informed choice for your wooden floor. Understanding ‘Softwood’ VS ‘Hardwood’ flooring You may expect this to be the density of the wood and […]

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There are many good carpenters who don’t hold any professional qualifications. Many are time served, or learnt their trade as apprentices. However, having a relevant carpentry qualification – like an NVQ or a City & Guilds Diploma – is another indication a tradesman takes his profession seriously. Find out what professional membership really means Some […]

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Each tradesman who visits your job should produce a quote that breaks down all the potential costs involved. That means labour and materials, but also any extra expenses like waste disposal or the cost of hiring scaffolding. It’s important to make sure you’re happy with the way the tradesman/helper presents the quote to you. Never […]

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When choosing the right carpenter, there are some key issues you need to think about.In this article, we’ll take you through them step by step.Let’s look at each of these in a bit more depth. Choose someone with lots of specific experience It’s important you choose a tradesman/helper who has plenty of recent experience of […]

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