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KEEP YOUR VAN SAFE THIS SUMMER!

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 

 
  
  FOUR TOP VAN SAFETY TIPS TO KEEP YOUR TOOLS SAFE   

 

3 GROOMING TIPS TO MAKE YOU A DAPPER CHAPPER

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2018 

 
  
  At the end of most work days you probably find more than paint and plaster stuck under your fingernails! From sawdust to sandpaper, your skin compared to most blokes takes quite the battering.   

 

FIVE GADGETS YOU NEED IN YOUR TOOLBOX

Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2018 

 
  
  It goes everywhere with you, you can’t do your job without it, and every builder has one. We’ve selected 5 gadgets you should add to your toolkit today!   

 

THE BEST APPS FOR BUILDERS!

Posted: Monday, February 12th, 2018 

 
  
  We all know life as builder is busy enough, before the paperwork and processes required to do the job come into play. But, technology can easily save you time and effort!   

 

CUSTOMER NOT PAYING? OUR GUIDE TO DISPUTE RESOLUTION 

Posted: Monday, January 29th, 2018 

 
  
  We’ve all been there, job finished up and looking good so you pop in your invoice for what you hope will be a quick payment. However, days go by and there is no sign of the money in your account.    

 

RUNDOWN OF THE BEST TRADE SHOWS IN THE UK FOR 2018

Posted: Monday, January 22nd, 2018 

 
  
  Here’s a look at a few of our favourites.   

 

UK’s BUILDERS REVEALED AS MULTI-TALENTED COUNSELORS AND CHILD MINDERS!

Posted: Monday, January 8th, 2018 

 
  
  Citizens Advice may be out of a job soon as results from a recent survey reveal that the nation’s builders are shovelling out advice on everything from parenting to finance!   

 

10 WINTER HACKS FOR TRADESPEOPLE

Posted: Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 

 
  
  For most people, winter is a time to complain about the cold while getting cosy in a heated building. Not for tradespeople.   

 

THE WEALTHIEST BUILDERS IN THE UK AND HOW THEY MADE IT

Posted: Monday, December 11th, 2017 

 
  
  Wealth and success is often hard to come by, especially when you have to start at the bottom and work your way up from apprentice level.    

 

THE BEST DIY FAILS

Posted: Monday, November 27th, 2017 

 
  
  We all know someone who thinks they're a dab hand at DIY, but sometimes it really is best to just call in a professional.    

 

TOOL THEFT - ON THE RISE

Posted: Monday, November 20th, 2017 

 
  
  Statistics from insurers Simply Business show a leap of around 30 per cent in the number of claims for tool theft made year-on-year since 2014.   

 

HOW MANY WOMEN DO YOU KNOW THAT WORK IN CONSTRUCTION?

Posted: Monday, November 13th, 2017 

 
  
  Construction has traditionally been a male dominated industry because it is often physically demanding, which historically men have been more drawn to this kind of work.   

 

BIGGEST CONSTRUCTION FAILS

Posted: Monday, November 6th, 2017 

 
  
  Fix Radio takes a look at some of the worst fails around the world, check them out right here!   

 

THE IMPORTANCE OF GETTING RATED

Posted: Monday, October 30th, 2017 

 
  
  Ok, so you’re self employed. You’ve decided to set up on your own and give it a go. Now you need to get rated.....why? Let us explain   

 

WHAT YOUR CO-WORKERS REALLY TAKE HOME AT THE END OF THE WEEK

Posted: Monday, October 23rd, 2017 

 
  
  Ever wondered what the other trades who work on site with you earn?   

 

3D PRINTING IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY?

Posted: Monday, October 16th, 2017 

 
  
  3D printing has taken the world by storm. With the ability to print anything you want, at your fingertips, it’s no wonder the designs are getting bolder and braver. The latest development is bringing 3D printing into the construction industry and it begs some important questions.   

 

WONDERFULLY WEIRD TOOLS YOU DON'T SEE EVERY DAY

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 

 
  
  At Fix Radio there isn’t much we haven’t seen. But, recently we found ourselves in conversation with one of our listeners about Gus the chainsaw – don’t ask us how we got onto the topic of a gigantic chainsaw we’re not sure either. Anywho it got us thinking about the weirdest tools in existence – and we decided it was about time the bastard file and the gigantic pipe wrench got the recognition they deserved. So continue reading for our top five weird tools you don’t see every day.   

 

WHAT THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY CAN LEARN FROM THE GRENFELL TOWER FIRE

Posted: Thursday, August 24th, 2017 

 
  
  Now, ordinarily at Fix Radio we take a humorous approach to our content – mainly because we are not really the type to take ourselves too seriously. We leave that to men who do things like wear maroon trousers and who spit out their wine in the name of good manners. However, there are moments where even we feel compelled to take a step back and reassess, and one of those was the Grenfell Tower fire.   

 

Surrey’s Best Builder Competition - Nominate Now!

Posted: Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 

 
  
  Are you based in Surrey? Have you come across a builder who went above and beyond to give you a brilliant service? Or, are you a builder who has done something exceptional this year? If so, Fix Radio wants to hear from you!   

 

FIVE UNBELIEVABLE CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Posted: Thursday, August 10th, 2017 

 
  
  A list of five of the most awesome construction projects that somehow were built even before the invention of modern machinery.   

 

CONSTRUCTION WORKERS LOVE THEIR JOBS!

Posted: Monday, August 7th, 2017 

 
  
  Survey reveals 76% of construction workers “love” or “really like” their jobs   

 

THE 5 MOST EXPENSIVE CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS EVER

Posted: Thursday, July 13th, 2017 

 
  
  From the Channel Tunnel to the International Space Station, here is the 5 most expensive construction projects in our history.    

 

HOW TO STAY COOL ON A CONSTRUCTION SITE

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 

 
  
  With the hottest summer days fast approaching read our top 5 tips on staying cool in the hot weather   

 

WHAT THE QUEEN'S SPEECH MEANS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Posted: Monday, July 3rd, 2017 

 
  
  We at Fix Radio really care about is the implications of the Queen's Speech on the construction industry and how it will come to affect us in the weeks and months ahead.    

 

TOP 5 MOST AMBITIOUS BUILDINGS EVER MADE

Posted: Monday, June 26th, 2017 

 
  
  This week we want to show you the most incredible, awe inspiringly, mouth droppingly ambitious buildings ever made.   

 

THE 5 MOST EPIC CONSTRUCTION FAILS IN HISTORY

Posted: Monday, June 19th, 2017 

 
  
  Balconies with no way in or out, telephone boxes out of reach. Here are our Top 5 Construction Fails!   

 

THE TOP 5 BUILDINGS OF THE FUTURE

Posted: Monday, June 12th, 2017 

 
  
  Buildings varying from a lighthouse, to a school and from Nanjing (China) to Galway in Ireland.   

 

THE GENERAL ELECTION AND ITS EFFECT ON THE PROPERTY MARKET

Posted: Thursday, June 8th, 2017 

 
  
  What effect this snap general election will have on the property market as well as how different it'll look under a Tory or Labour government.    

 

FIX RADIO BACON BUTTY TOUR! NOW LIVE!

Posted: Thursday, May 4th, 2017 

 
  
  Giving Out 20,000 Butties Across London Sites!   

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