Expert Advice

Bradfords Building Supplies has been working to provide the South West with building materials for almost 250 years. We’ve learnt a bit about the industry during this time and our in branch experts have put together this advice area for everything from inspiration for your home or garden, to information on building regulations and requirements.  If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please contact your local branch.

Treat your decking right - Bradfords Building Supplies

Treat Your Decking Right

September 7, 2017

Decking is a common feature in many gardens as it provides a sturdy and stylish platform that can be used all year round. Compared to a lawn it is relatively low maintenance which is often part of the appeal, but to keep it looking its best, it is recommended that you clean, restore and treat your decking on a yearly basis.

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Let's Talk Timber

Let’s Talk Timber: Everything you need to know!

August 17, 2017

We want to help you make the most of Bradfords Building Supplies’ amazing timber prices, so here’s everything you need to know about key timber terms, our selection and why you should choose Bradfords Building Supplies as your timber provider!

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Patio Cleaning and Maintenance - Bradfords Building Supplies

Patio Cleaning And Maintenance

July 20, 2017

No matter how well your patio has been laid and how high the quality of materials you use, you’ll still need to treat it with plenty of love in order to keep it looking its best. That doesn’t just mean regular cleaning, it also involves maintenance work that will prevent damage and prolong your patio’s life. Here’s a few top tips.

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Artificial grass

How to lay Artificial Grass

June 8, 2017

Artificial Grass is an ideal replacement to real grass and can help you achieve a well-manicured lawn all year round with minimal up keep. Learn how to lay your perfect lawn from those who supply the trade.

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How to seal a shower tray

How to seal a shower tray

April 24, 2017

Whether you fitting a new shower tray or resealing your existing tray, our guide on how to seal a shower tray will take you through the job step-by-step.

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DIY crafts for kids this Easter

DIY crafts for kids this Summer

April 24, 2017

Take a look at our list of DIY crafts for kids and keep you little ones entertained this Summer. Bradfords have a wide range of products to make DIY fun!

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