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Aggregates

Aggregates

Calculate slate, sand, or gravel for any area by simply using your project measurements to discover how many polybags or bulk bags you require, using our aggregate calculator. You can also learn more about different types of aggregates to make sure you use the correct aggregate for your project.
Bricks

Bricks

From features like smooth, textured, stock, tumbled, to types including facing, engineering, or air, learn more about bricks at Buildbase. Our bricks ideas and advice includes a buying guide and a facing brick selector to help you with all your masonry project requirements.
Timber

Timber

Find out more on sheet material, PSE, cladding, and carcassing with our timber and sheet material know how. Learn what is timber and sheet material, why different types of lumber are used, or project ideas for how timber and sheet materials are used.
Insulation

Insulation

Find out more about our different types of insulation, loft, cavity, acoustic, OmniFit Insulation, Steel and Timber Frame, Rocksilk Mineral Wool Slab and fixings.

Plastering

Plastering

Looking to complete a plastering project? Look no further and find our helpful plastering guides so you can complete your plaster project like a professional.
Drylining

Drylining

View our Drylining guide, explaining performance plasterboard, metal work drylining. Including the Buildbase Stock Guide to Drylining.
Lintels

Lintels

How do you choose the right lintel? Learn everything you need to know about lintels includes, concrete, cavity, solid box single leaf and padstone.
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Landscaping

Learn how to build a wooden fence and decking. Read our top tips on fence posts and sleepers and discover more about all our different types paving.
Kitchens

Kitchens

Find out about our top tips, installation service and our supplier NEFF for all kitchen appliances.

Bathrooms

Bathrooms

For Bathroom designs that focus on sleek, minimalist shapes with carefully finished details, browse our RAK Ceramic products. Need advice planning a bathroom? Book a Free Design and Planning Consultation with your local Buildbase Showroom

Plumbing and Heating

Plumbing and Heating

Learn more about plumbing and heating, freedom air source heat pumps and how to choose the correct boiler for your home.

Electrical

Electrical

Find a range of stylish, quality products, which have been independently tested and competitively priced. Find out more here or pick up a copy of the technical specification for all the Vias products.

Windows

Windows & Doors

Learn how to measure a window or door and how we offer bespoke made to measure PVCu windows, doors and bi-folds.

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Showrooms

Discover more from our kitchen, bathroom, and lighting showrooms.

Building Support

Building Support

We have a wide range of resources for building support, view all our information to help you with your project.

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Sponsorships

We recognise the value of investing in opportunities which our customers and colleagues are passionate about, so we’ve selected sponsorships with community and teamwork at its heart. Learn more and get involved.

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