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Archive for July, 2010

Today we look at biochar, which could change the way organic waste is got rid of – and also provide useful by products. When I was a child, I used to take potato and vegetable peelings to a big box for the local pigs – this was in a small English town. Nowadays of course […]

I get asked this – hire a builder for building jobs, or try do it yourself – DIY? Some jobs are too big for DIY because too skilled or large scale – needs many builders to do it needs special equipment – diggers, scaffolding, etc needs builders professional insurance or professional sign-off – safety is […]

David Snell is a Contributing Editor to Home Building & Renovating Magazine, and he and some other experts are giving some talks at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre off the M4 in west Swindon. So if you are worried your new extension might fall foul of some local Inspector, you’d better get over […]

We have been trolling about looking at other building and DIY websites. The BBC and Channel 4have lots of information online as they have many TV programmes about do it yourself, property development and property remodeling and refurbishment, although fewer now that there is a property crash, or stagnation in the market. Channel 4 has a funny […]

We don’t have any DIY do it yourself plans for reactors, but this is very interesting as a way to microgenerate electricity. Solar for individual buildings, down to shed or outdoor building size, and small scale nuclear for blocks or factories. Bill Gates and Toshiba are planning a small scale reactor apparently. We have a […]

We have just put on some pages about architects, architecture and builders in films and movies. This is not our usual thing but we felt like a change. We don’t have a section for buildings only – not characters. Perhaps a short list might be: Blade Runner – this seems to represent everyone’s idea of […]

Upcoming course at National Self Build Centre off M4 in Swindon. These look very interesting indeed. Saturday 10th July, Sunday 11th July, 2010. These are seminars so just drop in, tickets for the weekend event from: Making More Space in your home tips > See our DIY Building on adding space and remodeling a home >


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