New website gives homeowners insight into rot issues

Home owners can get the inside track on property issues, including timber preservation, with a new website from national trade body the Property Care Association. Offering insight into the causes and effects of wet and dry rot, the guidance at www.property-care.org/homeowners/timber-treatment comes at a key time in the year, as reported Read the full article…

National trade body The Property Care Association has joined forces with the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) to deliver an industry first in training delivery.

A one-day course ‘Alternative Repair Strategies for Traditional Repair,’ will bring together heritage experts from SPAB with delegates from the preservation sector to look at strategies for working on traditional buildings. The event takes place on Thursday 18 June 2015, at the PCA’s new practical training facility in Huntingdon. Steve Read the full article…

PCA Release Speaker Programme for 2015 Conference

PCA Release Speaker Programme for 2015 Conference 23 June 2015, The Møller Centre, Cambridge This year the PCA is taking its 85th annual event to Cambridge, with the Conference taking place at The Møller Centre. We are starting the day with a packed Conference, followed by the PCA and GPT AGM Read the full article…

PCA Annual Conference & Best Practice Awards 2015

Conference Our annual Conference is taking place on 23 June at the Moller Centre in Cambridge and we have, what we believe, is an interesting speaker programme.  PCA Members get one FREE place per company and additional attendees are just £25+VAT per person!  The cost for non-members will be £60+VAT Read the full article…

Important Changes to Guarantees and Insurance

The damp proofing and timber preservation industry was, in many respects, at the forefront of consumer protection and can be credited for being among the first groups of specialists within the construction sector to introduce long term guarantees protected by insurance. In fact it was a group of far-sighted preservation Read the full article…