ADA Knowledge Centre

Knowledge Centre

Here at ADA Fastfix, our mission is to always put people at the forefront of our business. That's why we've created this knowledge centre; to provide expert advice at the click of a button. We'll be regularly updating this space with new content, so make sure you pop back to see how else ADA Fastfix can help you.

Thin Joint Blockwork

Here's Everything Worth Knowing About Thin Joint Blockwork

Masonry remains the most popular construction system in the UK, and with modern techniques and materials available, it’s an attractive option in terms of structure for self-builders and renovators. Thin joint blockwork is one of the top options, providing a host of benefits, including speed and efficiency. Here’s what you need to know about thin joint blockwork and why you should consider it for your project.



How To Insulate Your Home With Plasterboard

It’s important to choose the correct type of insulation to ensure the job gets done properly. Different areas of the home require different techniques! Insulating a loft or roof space with plasterboard, for example, involves a different method than insulating a cavity wall would require. 


How To Fit An Access Panel

Access panels are both convenient and useful within the home. They eliminate the need to cause any kind of demolition to a room when you need to gain access to faucets and valves.


How To Prepare Surfaces For Painting

 
Walls and ceilings are generally the most common surfaces to paint within the home, so it’s useful to know how to prepare the surface properly.

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Construction Site Equipment Checklist

Whether you’re setting up a construction business or have been in the industry for a while, equipment checklists are beneficial for both the way your business runs and the management of safety. This guide will act as your very own site equipment checklist, ensuring that you have everything needed to run a smooth operation.


Types of Construction Nails: What To Use In Different Situations

Nails are arguably the most common materials used within the construction industry. Although simple in both their design and purpose (to act as a fastener for other objects), they come in a vast array of shapes, sizes and materials to suit a variety of requirements.