Ben Carter

Ben is a freelance writer with almost a decade's worth of experience working in construction. His expertise lies in heating, plumbing and ventilation, plus the knowledge he's accumulated from his DIY projects (much to his wife's despair)

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How To Tell the Difference Between Cellulose and Asbestos Insulation (UK Guide)

Asbestos was a popular building material for decades in the UK. Its excellent insulating and fire-proof qualities meant that builders used it throughout houses and commercial buildings.  Unfortunately, these qualities came at a steep price.  Later on, scientists found that asbestos is highly hazardous to human health, and since then, builders have used cellulose insulation …

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uPVC Door Handles – Important Differences Between Type A and Type B (2022 DIY Guide)

uPVC door handles are a common sight in British front doors, and their replacement is a simple task for most DIYers. Annoyingly, uPVC door handles are not a universal type.  This guide will show you how to identify your existing uPVC door handle type and the differences between Type A and Type B.  What are …

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