Video: A Proper Fit Sneck

On March 8, 2013, in Joinery, Maintenance, Video Articles, by joinerbuilder

A Correctly Fitted Gate Latch. Ledged & Braced Batten Gate by Marcus Whitehead, Joiner/Builder. Getting a gate to fit an opening is one thing, but getting the hardware to operate in the way it is intended is another. Take a look at this video. A good joiner will always make sure that the sneck slides [...]

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Video: Expansion of Art Gallery

On March 3, 2013, in Building, Video Articles, by joinerbuilder

3D Plans for Gallery near Preston, Lancashire. See More Videos. We have created a 3D walkthrough of Ascot Studios contemporary art gallery to assist in the visualisation and forward planning of the proposed structural alterations. The gallery and studio spaces will be joined by a wide new opening, vastly increasing the amount of gallery wall [...]

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In Pictures: Shop Fascia Maintenance

On February 23, 2013, in In Pictures, Joinery, Maintenance, by joinerbuilder

Shop Fitting Preston, Blackburn & Clitheroe Shop Front Maintenance in Lancaster. More Picture Articles. Shop Fitting Preston, Blackburn & Clitheroe. The second of two jobs done for Bloom Hearing Specialists, this time in Lancaster. The site survey revealed a rotten window sill, with rot spreading to the foot of the stiles. Equally, the pilasters were [...]

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CCF #4: Bespoke Installations

On February 22, 2013, in Commercial Client Focus, Maintenance, by joinerbuilder

Across the North West of England. Commercial Client Focus #4: Ascot Studios Gallery. Other Commercial Clients. With our appreciation of the need for clinical care & precision, and absolute cleanliness in high class environments, we have been the perfect partner to Ascot Studios, controlling the installation of several large pieces of highly valuable artwork to [...]

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Shop Front Repairs in Blackburn

On February 21, 2013, in Joinery, Maintenance, by joinerbuilder

Shop Fascia Repairs at Bloom Hearing Specialists, Darwen Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. A change of colour scheme for the Blackburn & Lancaster branches of Bloom Hearing Specialists brought to attention the fact that some of the wooden shop fronts were showing the signs of age and had started to rot at the lower levels. This is [...]

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Video: Retro-Fit an Oak Roof Truss

On September 8, 2012, in Building, Joinery, Maintenance, Roofing, Video Articles, by joinerbuilder

Barn Conversion in Water, Rossendale, Lancashire See More Videos. Time-lapse video: Retro-fitting a traditional oak roof truss. The property had already been re-rooved and slated, with the new ridge beam passing a few inches above the post seating of the old ridge. A cleat had been fixed to the side of the post to extend [...]

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CCF #3: Commercial Maintenance

On September 2, 2012, in Commercial Client Focus, Maintenance, by joinerbuilder

In Preston, Blackburn & Clitheroe. Lancashire’s Ribble Valley. Commercial Client Focus #3: Bee Mill Garage. Other Commercial Clients. We have been responsible for running repairs on Bee Mill Garage in Ribchester, Preston, Lancashire  since 2008. The work we have undertaken has varied in scale: Repaint the pair of historic Edwardian bi-folding timber doors that open onto [...]

In Pictures: Traditional Roof Repairs

On September 1, 2012, in Building, In Pictures, Joinery, Roofing, by joinerbuilder

Roof repairs near Blackburn, Lancashire. More Picture Articles. We were sent the following photograph of a six metre wide, softwood roof truss in a historic barn in Rossendale, Lancashire. The building was undergoing renovations and had already been re-rooved. Ideally the truss should have been replaced before the roof was put on, so this job [...]

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A Young Apprentice

On August 12, 2012, in ARTICLES, NEWS, by joinerbuilder

Offering support to the local community around Ribchester, between Preston and Blackburn in Lancashire, Marcus Whitehead Property Services gives the opportunity for young people looking for work experience in the fields of building, roofing, or joinery. Here, 15 year old Hayden Jowett of Balderstones is demonstrating furniture repair on an attractive hardwood chair. The maintenance [...]

CCF #2: Construction: Fireplaces/Chimneys

On August 2, 2012, in Building, Commercial Client Focus, Maintenance, Roofing, by joinerbuilder

In Preston, Blackburn & Clitheroe. Lancashire’s Ribble Valley. Commercial Client Focus #2: Fuelmizas. Other Commercial Clients. We have been proud to be recommended as builders many times by the Ribble Valley’s longest-established, flagship, wood-burning and multi-fuel stove outlet, Fuelmizas. As their first point of call for all building issues arising from their customers stove installation [...]

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