DIY

Builders merchant extends opening hours

RGB Building Supplies has extended its weekday operating hours and it branches will now open at 7am on Monday to Friday throughout the summer.

The extended hours give customers, particularly those who work in the trades, more flexibility in when they collect supplies and arrive at their jobs. Lengthening the opening times of the branches also helps maintain and improve social...

Devon County Council volunteers transform Learn to Live courtyard

RGB Building Supplies recently donated painting accessories to a team of volunteers who brightened up a courtyard belonging to Exeter-based Learn to Live 19-25, an organisation which supports young adults who have learning disabilities, physical difficulties or complex needs.

The group of volunteers, made up of apprentices from Devon County Council’s Leadership Support Team, asked the...

Plymouth miracle glass treatment makes cleaning a cinch

Keeping windows and glass surfaces speckless and sparkly is now a lot easier - thanks to a specialist treatment service provided by Plymouth based ADS Window Films.

All glass has miniscule pits and bumps which are invisible to the human eye but it’s where dirt can quickly build up. And that means windows and glass surfaces can become the perfect place for grime to lurk.

But,...

Builders merchant continues Devon Air Ambulance support

After raising £3,000 for Devon Air Ambulance (DAA) over the past 12 months, RGB Building Supplies is delighted to continue its support for the charity for a further year.

The money was raised through charity breakfast mornings held in RGB’s branches, the builders merchant’s annual golf day, and staff members taking on individual challenges. This included Richard Betts who, although...

Builders merchant open for business

All branches of RGB Building Supplies are open for business and welcoming all customers.

Those visiting are being asked to respect and adhere to the strict social distancing and general hygiene guidelines that the builders merchant has put in place. These include customers being asked to use the hand-sanitising stations when they enter and leave the branches, make transactions as...

How to get a professional DIY finish during lockdown

With people spending a larger amount of time than usual in their homes, taking on DIY tasks has proven an extremely popular way to keep busy and mentally active. RGB Building Supplies has therefore put together advice and top tips on how to tackle three of the most popular DIY jobs.

Paul West, Branch Manager at RGB Exeter, commented:

“We all have things in our homes that we...

Do DIY safely while self-isolating

Self-isolation has led to many people across the area looking for ways to keep busy – taking on DIY jobs has proved a popular option. To ensure projects are completed safely, RGB Building Supplies is offering top tips on how to take on jobs in the home.

Paul West, Branch Manager at RGB Exeter, commented:

“Many of us are spending more time in our homes, so we’re now having the...

DIY a thing of the past for rightsizers opting for flexible and adaptable new-build homes

The challenge of finding a home with just the right amount of space and with absolutely no need for DIY is driving many buyers to new-build properties in Plymouth.

Increasingly, newer homes are designed to provide flexible space that fits a wide variety of lifestyles, providing those who may previously have opted to downsize with the luxury of rooms that are perfect suited to their...

Plymouth Dads Best at DIY

DIY (74%), setting up TV’s (44%) and building dens (37%) have been revealed as the three most popular ‘dad skills’ for Plymouth, just a few days ahead of Father’s Day. In a survey of 2,000people by British Land, owner of Drake Circus, Plymouth identified their top dad skills from a list of more than 20 which included cooking, telling bedtime stories, playing sport and being a regular taxi...

Top Tips for buying a kitchen worktop online

A quick remedy for refreshing the kitchen without replacing it entirely is to simply update the work surfaces. However, buying a kitchen worktop from an online company can be a daunting task.

Neil Shah, Managing Director of Stone Masters, the innovative granite and quartz stone specialists, offers these useful ‘top tips’ when buying a worktop online:

1) Consider what type of...