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  • Master Builders offer support to our NHS in troubled times

    One of the many challenges facing our NHS workers right now in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic is a shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). At the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) we are extremely that our members can be counted on to step up to the plate in troubled times, and this story demonstrates this is fine fashion....
  • A fabulous finish to top off an exquisite extension

    Legendary Builders Ltd we were tasked with creating a rear extension into the back garden of this Essex property with full-height glass fitted at the rear, utilising sliding stacking doors to give an "inside-outside" feel. Their client was looking for an open-plan kitchen, as are most homeowners these days. This was to include a day-room at the back of the kitchen making the most of the beautiful garden behind with a cathedral roof fully insulated with Velux windows.
  • Kicking it to the kerb

    Did you know that a house hunter will make up their mind about a property within the first five minutes of arriving? Research found that it’s the little things that count in securing that all-important good first impression.
  • Master Builder serves up a treat in the kitchen

    D&M Building and Maintenance Services took on the brief to extend and renovate the kitchen in this detached property in Long Eaton, Derbyshire, producing an amazing transformation that leaves the space virtually unrecognisable!
  • Rural renovation sees Master Builder breath new life into old memories

    MCK Construction's recently retired clients were looking for a renovation to create a single-storey kitchen diner with a bathroom and bedroom along with the replacement of a flat roof at the rear of the existing building. One of their daughter's paintings - in memory of her late brother - was also incorporated as the splashback behind the cooker.
  • Ballyholme is where the heart is

    Northern Irish Master Builder Alskea Contracts Ltd completed eight new-build brick-finished dwellings near the picturesque Ballyholme Strand to the east of Bangor.
  • Simple ways to personalise a new home

    When you first move into a new place it can be hard to make it feel like your own, we've put together a few tips to help you feel more at home...