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Buildiro Merchant Profile: Lee Church of JMD – DIY & building supplies interview

Buildiro Merchant Profile: Lee Church of JMD – DIY & building supplies interview

It’s no secret that tradesmen are creatures of habit. Let’s face it – from the tools we use to the methods we employ, when we find something that works, we stick with it. But while that might engender customer loyalty, these days, being obstinate can be costly.

How Buying with Buildiro Can Save You Money

How Buying with Buildiro Can Save You Money

Coupons aren’t the most rugged tool in a pro builder’s toolbox, but for anyone with jobs south of London, they might be the smartest. Earlier this month, Buildiro teamed up with JMD Building & DIY Supplies, a family-run supplier in Hailsham, England, to offer all Buildiro customers 5% off their bill. It’s our first discount deal with a UK-based merchant; it will not be our last.

Buildiro 2.0: A Digital Display Case for Small Merchants

Buildiro 2.0: A Digital Display Case for Small Merchants

Professional builders, on the other hand, typically avoid small merchants. Many independently-run stores don’t maintain updated inventories online, and when time is money, tradespeople are instinctively drawn to bigger, often pricier alternatives, assuming larger retailers are more likely to stock what they are looking for.

Marching into May: Two Months at Buildiro

Marching into May: Two Months at Buildiro

It has been a busy two months here at Buildiro, and we wanted to take a few minutes to update our community on what we have been up to. Since the app launched on 2 March, interest from tradespeople and merchants has been incredibly high; we’ve counted more than 400 downloads via Google Play and the Apple App store, and our contact form has been lit up with requests from merchants and potential investors. Some of these conversations are inching toward official collaborations; more on that front soon.

Are you eligible to take the CSCS examination?

Are you eligible to take the CSCS examination?

On this page you will find online health and safety test for UK operative test. This mock cscs mock exam online is completely free with no charge at all. You will be given 50 questions in your citb cscs mock test 2019.

Test our app and win a DeWalt twin pack!

Test our app and win a DeWalt twin pack!

Buildiro app developed for all the tradespeople is looking for the testers from the construction business to test their app. The winner will get a DeWalt twin pack, useful for every tradesperson.

Crossrail to open by March 2021 but without Bond Street station

Crossrail to open by March 2021 but without Bond Street station

Crossrail’s new leadership team has produced a new plan to get the delayed project finished and start rail operations under central London sometime between October 2020 and March 2021.

Tool brands quiz

Tool brands quiz

Most of the world’s tool brands are well recognized but! can you identify historical logos from popular brands?

Makita LS1040/2 review

Makita LS1040/2 review

Our Makita LS1040 review will show how this mitre saw is an all rounder, it is robust enough for any professional to carry around in the van for various jobs and is also a great buy for the wood working enthusiast looking to add a bit if quality and precision to their tool set. If you are looking for a saw to do all of the basics well giving you a nice accurate finish then look no further.

New app to help builders source supplies

New app to help builders source supplies

The average tradesman spends a significant portion of every job in their van, going to the merchant in search of supplies – sometimes as much as 30 per cent of a builder’s working day.