Ready, steady, cook! Anyone who has attempted one of Jamie Olivers’ 15 Minute Meals will understand the value of a well-designed kitchen layout. Everything from your cooking ingredients, favourite knife and trusty wooden spoon should all be at hand and ready to go. In order to achieve this, kitchen designers apply what [...]
At MD Build, we love our Tormek T-7. Since we purchased one of these from Axminster late last year, we have been blown away by its ease of use and excellent results. As a Joinery company based in Chester, having sharp chisels and plane irons is a must. We use these tools on [...]
Laminate flooring is amazing! So much so that I spent last weekend taking up the old carpet in our house and putting down a very nice rustic oak ‘v’ groove laminate floor. At MD Build, we fit a lot of laminate flooring in and around the Chester area, and by doing this, we get [...]
Ah the building triangle…..never has something simple meant so much So what is the building triangle, and how can it help you? Lets start by looking at the building triangle sketch on the right: The building triangle is basically made up of three points; Fast (time) Quality Cheap (cost) It illustrates that within the [...]
Your home is one of the biggest assets you are likely to own, but unfortunately it can also be one of the most neglected. Unlike your car, which has a yearly MOT and receives regular maintenance from a mechanic, there are no such steps when it comes to your house, and often what once could [...]
The Party Wall Act came into effect on July 1st, 1997, and is a form of legislation that was set up to prevent, and failing that, resolve disputes that arise between 2 or more parties concerning either a party wall, a boundary wall, and also excavations that are near neighbouring buildings. When it comes to [...]
When your chopping board is made from real wood, it will respond to changes in temperature and humidity. By following a few easy usage rules and maintenance steps, you will be able to use your board for years to come.