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.

Business Blog

8 Top Tips For Setting Up A Construction Business

Building a business is an exciting venture, but it’s one that needs careful planning and evaluation in order to achieve success. From networking right through to managing your resources, here are 8 top tips for setting up a construction business. 

The Difference Between Self-Drilling and Self-Tapping Screws

Whether you’re a DIY novice or construction expert, it’s always important to understand what tools are available to you. This includes knowing the difference between self-drilling and self-tapping screws. Although they may look similar in appearance, they each have their own functions and benefits. So, what is the difference between self-drilling and self-tapping screws, and what are the properties of each?

Wall Anchors

How To Use And Remove Wall Anchors

Wall anchors provide extra strength and stability when hanging heavy items such as shelving or mirrors. If you’re unsure as to how wall anchor fixings work or you need to remove an anchor that’s previously been installed, you’re in the right place. Here is everything you need to know about how to use and remove wall anchors.

Sealants Blog

Sealants: Types and Uses of Sealants

Sealants are used to fill in the gaps or cracks between seams and joints. There are different types of sealant for different applications, from mould-resistant sealants for areas where water and moisture are present to chemical-resistant sealants. In this guide, we’ll take you through the different types and uses of sealants, explaining which to choose for various projects.

PPE In Construction

While PPE may not always be the most stylish of work attire, it’s certainly the most important. PPE stands for Personal Protective Equipment - it’s a term that applies to a wide range of protective clothing and accessories for various industries, from hospitals to building sites.

Hand Tools Blog

23 Hand Tools Everyone Should Own

Whether you’re a builder by trade or enjoy doing the odd handyman job, there’s nothing more valuable than your toolkit. While power tools might spring to mind when you first think about fixing something, hand tools are just as valuable and will help to finish any job to perfection.

The Best Insulation For Homes

The Best Insulation For Homes

Your home’s thermal efficiency helps to save money on heating bills, benefits the environment, and keeps you warm during those colder months. The R-Value of the insulation - or maximum thermal performance - relies heavily on the type of insulation used and how it’s been installed. But, when it comes to choosing the best insulation for homes, the amount of choice can seem overwhelming.


Your Guide To Dry Lining

When it comes to home insulation and decorating, dry lining provides a quick and easy way to get the job done without using wet plaster. If you’re not familiar with dry lining, you probably won’t realise just how much time you could be saving by using this method! This guide to dry lining will take you through everything you need to know before you begin.

ADA Fastfix Adopts Camera Solution 

ADA Fastfix Adopts Vehicle Camera Solution

ADA Fastfix has upgraded its fleet telematics solution from Ctrack by Inseego to target road safety improvements and protect the company’s reputation.