The design, installation and maintenance of timber decks is vital to ensure that this part…
Our suppliers have notified us of some price rises that we will be passing on from 1 February 2022.
In this 5th article in NHS’s ‘Modern’ series, we step you through the Box Modern look’s characteristics, as well as the materials you will need to nail it. Easy as.
Our suppliers have notified us of some price rises that we will be passing on from 1 January 2022.
CUTEK® has a 30-year track record as innovators in the timber protection and pre-oiling markets across five continents.
HIA is aware that the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 combined with increased building activity due to the HomeBuilder grant is leading to price increases across both labour and materials.
You never stop looking for more safe, efficient, time-saving solutions to complete your projects. One of the more time-consuming parts of the build is nailing off the framing tire downs on a house
Traditional bushfire resistant timbers can often be difficult to source and difficult to work with
One of the main challenges that you might have encountered is in being presented with a selection of a commonly know timber specie and having to go back to your client to either offer an alternative product, or a material that will perform better in the environment of the build.
Our friends at Hyne Timber are proud to offer their new GLT Beam 15. Rigorously tested, the Beam 15 can replace LVLs, steel, and GLT17 for large openings like windows, door openings, garage door openings, and even roof beams.
From the innovative team of Weathertex comes the new Weathergroove Fusion!
Whether they want to match or use contrasting colours to their existing timber flooring, there will be composite decking materials to go with their flooring.
To serve the growing popularity of the modern outdoor living space, our screw suppliers have developed innovations which will make the process quicker and easier, improve performance as well as helping you achieve a good-looking job.
In addition to proper installation of timber joists using joist protection will help extend the lifespan of the project.
The pliable membranes are designed to help manage condensation and moisture to escape the building envelope, in short, they keep water out and allow water vapour to escape the inside of the home.
Being aware of risks and taking appropriate protective measures before committing to this type of project will help make sure that both you and the client finish the job on a positive note.
To reduce the risk of an unhappy client, you will be in a better position to make recommendations to them when you help them understand the basics of timber grading and how the natural features of the different species affect the overall look of the flooring.
Our suppliers have notified us of some price rises that we will be passing on from 1 December 2021
Our friends at Hurford Hardwood help us breakdown some of the myths that surround the 14mm timber flooring overlay.
There’s more than one blonde in our decking offering, and all of them will help you cater to the look that your client is trying to achieve. Listed here are some of our favourite blondes.
There are applications where an alternative to LVLs can be considered, and many of you have come to us to try to find solutions to deliver projects on-time.
Our suppliers have notified us of some price rises that we will be passing on from 1 November 2021.
In this article, we step you through the Scandi Barn-inspired look from the outside, in. So next time you’re talking Scandi, your lingo’s leading-edge
If you’re building a new home or planning a major alteration for your client, SoundScreen can help you create a sanctuary that your client will appreciate.
There are a number of risks to consider before you decide to do work for an owner-builder. Find out your legal requirements when doing work for an owner-builder.
To prevent the most common issues that come with using the wrong product for building decking, we’ve narrowed down the considerations
When you recommend doors to your customers it is important to know the different factors that play into choosing the right door for the space, but it is also important to highlight that there are additional considerations that may influence the overall build.
Plywood, is a timber panel that is made up of cross laminating veneers or (plies) that are then bonded together. The alternating stacking of the veneers help with the stability of the product as it reduces the likelihood of the wood splitting when it is nailed at the edges.
Spantec Systems invented the whole concept of using a steel pier to replace a brick pier more than 20 years ago, and they have since expanded the capabilities of their products so that builders can choose to use them as components.
Choosing the right insulation is important. You need confidence that the product installed delivers on the performance that is promised.
The team at ICCONS have introduced dust-free drilling to help ensure worksite safety! Their Heller Duster Expert vacuum drill bit enables dust-free drilling by removing the dust at the point of impact.
Controlling site access is important. But what do you do if clients want to come onsite to check progress of works, do their own works, or bring their own trades on? The following are some of the most common questions HIA receives from members.
Our suppliers have notified us of some price rises that we will be passing on from 1 October 2021.
Purchase a white or yellow Suttons Holesaw from NHS in September, October or November, complete the entry form and get in a monthly draw for a Weber Q Premium. There’s three to be won.
The Galintel Retaining Wall Posts are manufactured to suit various sleeper products including concrete and timber. The addition of holes to accommodate the fence bracket system can also provide connection of either a timber or metal fence, providing ease of installation, saving you time and money.
This month we explore the Mixed Materials Modern Look which is a smart way to break up homogenous designs for kerb appeal.
Our suppliers have notified us of some price rises that we will be passing on from 1 September 2021.
Laminex has launched a new range of readymade decorative interior wall panels, called Surround by Laminex.
CSR Bradford is an Australian company that's been making insulation for over 80 years. They have a range of insulation solutions for your project.
With the current supply issues with framing pine, it is worth keeping in mind Rondo's Steel Stud & Track Wall Framing System as an alternative.
There is no specific Deem-to-Satisfy part in the National Construction Code (NCC) that provides details for the drainage of balconies, however consideration needs to be given to the relevant Performance Requirements.
The opening size for a Hume Doors Evolution Timber Cavity Unit is a frequently asked question. Here is what you need to know.
Illuminating. Perfect walls and ceilings. The new PLANEX 2 long-reach sander with LED light is now available.
Our suppliers have notified us of some price rises that we will be passing on from 1 August 2021.
To increased their capacity and efficiency, James Hardie have announced some product deletions effective from 2 August 2021. After that date these items may be unavailable.
Those who carry out building work on behalf of insurance companies should be aware that insurance claims handling and settling services are now considered a financial service. This might mean you are subject to new obligations like holding an AFS license.
Gripset XpressLay Self Adhesive Underlay is a next-generation high strength reinforced self-adhesive PVC sheet that offers unique properties for waterproofing wet area applications, internal and external.
An alternative to render, Hardie Fine Texture Cladding, is the replacement to EasyTex and will be coming in July 2021. Find out all the benefits here and see how you could claim a cashback for your first order!*