Tag Archives: BRITISH BUILDERS MERCHANT MARBELLA

CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS

 AIM – MARBELLA  – CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR   PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th  December CLOSED Wednesday 27th December -8:00-13:00 Thursday 28th December – 8:00- 13:00 Friday 29th December – 8:00-13:00 Saturday 30th , Monday 1st January –  … Continue reading

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SIMPLE CONCRETE MIXING

Simple concrete mixing The idea of mixing concrete might be one that novice DIY fans might baulk at but it’s worth putting some time into it as it’s a valuable skill. Being able to mix small amounts of concrete is … Continue reading

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THE BASICS OF SURFACE PREPARATION

Basics of surface preparation In all aspects of DIY the quality of the final finish will always depend on the amount of preparation that you do. This is no less true with surface preparation before painting or wallpapering. As this … Continue reading

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COMPOSITE DECKING

Composite decking :   TACTILE & BEAUTIFUL – Made to last! Composite decking is made from modern innovative wood plastic composite material from Luna wood, called LunaComp Deck. Recently installed in Marbella, we’d like to share this example of how … Continue reading

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How to Fasten your Deck Boards the Easy Way

THE CAMO HIDDEN DECK FASTENING SYSTEM                            works on any treated lumber, hardwood, cedar, composite or PVC deckboard. CAMO deck screws and a CAMO™ Marksman tool combine to … Continue reading

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How to Tile a Floor

10.9.13 How to tile a floor             You will need: Step One: Find a Starting Point Find the mid-points of the two longest walls and draw a chalk line across the floor room between these … Continue reading

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How to plaster a plasterboard wall

Aim blog 1.8.13 How to plaster a plasterboard wall Plastering needs practice and a good technique for perfect results but it’s possible to tackle smaller areas with good results. Leave ceilings to the professionals. Here’s how to add a plaster … Continue reading

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How to wallpaper a feature wall

Seal porous surfaces either with diluted wallpaper adhesive or with a wall size, following the instructions on the packet, and allow to dry – this seals the surface, improves adhesion and makes it easier to slide around wallpaper for pattern … Continue reading

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ABBS at the Homes and Gardens Show in Torremolinos 27th and 28th April 2013

Aim British Building Supplies, in conjunction with Elite Glass Curtains, once again had a well-visited stand at the Homes and Gardens Show, held in the Palacio de Congresos,  Torremolinos in April.  Tommy Walsh of Ground Force fame was at the … Continue reading

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How to prepare before painting your villa exterior with Sandtex

Removing old paint – complete all stripping and rubbing down before you start painting so that dust and flakes will not fall on wet surfaces. Start from the top and work down, clean out gutters and paint if necessary.  When removing … Continue reading

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How to install decking? Sustainable timber decking in Spain.

With summer just around the corner,  thoughts turn to our gardens and what better way to enjoy your home this summer than from your newly installed deck by the pool! Decking can be installed to compliment villas, pools, balconies,  terraces,  … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Guttering in Spain

AIM BLOG 18.02.13 The Benefits of Guttering in Spain If you are generally DIY savvy, guttering is an installation which you can carry out yourself at home for a minimal cost and without the need for specialised tools. Installing guttering … Continue reading

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AIM British Building Supplies and DIY Centre on Facebook

ABBS are delighted to announce our new facebook page ready for 2013! Please visit us here and give us a ‘like’ to hear our news and latest offers.  It will also help you to keep in touch or make contact … Continue reading

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ABBS at Homes, Gardens & Outdoor Living Show Estepona

Popular stand at this year’s show, AIM British Building Supplies and DIY centre in conjunction with James Brewer construction constructed a full size pergola with decking and thatched parasols. Show held 9-10 Nov.12 in the Palacio de Congreseos, Estepona. www.abbs.es

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BRITISH Builders Merchant in Spain

WELCOME to AIM British Building Supplies and DIY Centre,  your BRITISH BUILDERS MERCHANT in SPAIN. We have 2 stores,  ABBS in Elviria, Marbella and ABBS in Javea, Alicante with largest stock of timber decking including Thermowood and Bamboo and only … Continue reading

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