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26 Jul 17
WHAT IS EFFLORESCENCE?

WHAT IS EFFLORESCENCE?

Efflorescence or “lime bloom” is a general term used in the construction industry, to describe the white deposits that can be found on any good quality cementitious product.  The term…

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19 Jul 17
STABLE MAINTENANCE

STABLE MAINTENANCE

Providing a suitable environment for your horse is more than just beneficial to their comfort but contributes heavily to good health and wellness. Animals, like us, require REM sleep. If…

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12 Jul 17
THE IMPORTANCE OF NATURAL LIGHT

THE IMPORTANCE OF NATURAL LIGHT

The Importance of Natural Light The way that you store your livestock is very important to their health and wellbeing. The barn or shelter they have available should be dry,…

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17 May 17
EUROSIX PROTECTS CROPS

EUROSIX PROTECTS CROPS

Moisture is something that collects in the air, and can often be extremely irritating for many different people. For some, it can aggravate lung problems, and for the farming community,…

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26 Apr 17
KNOW YOUR ROOF

KNOW YOUR ROOF

When looking at a roof, for any type of building, be it a domestic dwelling to the roof on the shelter that protects your livestock from the elements, most people…

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19 Apr 17
SPRINGTIME ROOF MAINTENANCE TIPS

SPRINGTIME ROOF MAINTENANCE TIPS

Spring is the perfect time to carry out some roof maintenance to ensure your barns and livestock pens have not been damaged by winter.  Keeping on top of the maintenance…

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12 Apr 17
A GUIDE TO ANIMAL HOUSING

A GUIDE TO ANIMAL HOUSING

As a farmer, one of the most important aspects of the care of your livestock will be the shelter in which they live. A safe secure and well-designed housing will…

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08 Mar 17
TRUCK RACING 2017!

TRUCK RACING 2017!

The time of year has come around again, the new racing season is about to begin.  At Briarwood we are proud to sponsor upcoming truck racing team Janes Trucksport, championed…

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01 Mar 17
SOLAR PANELS ON FARMS?

SOLAR PANELS ON FARMS?

With fossil fuels becoming a declining resource, many scientists have begun looking at new and alternative ways to generate power and protect our environment. One such method that has been…

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22 Feb 17
FIBRE CEMENT ROOFING LOWDOWN

FIBRE CEMENT ROOFING LOWDOWN

Fibre cement roofing is something we’re very proud of, and we offer both the Eurosix and Eurofive ranges,  but some people might be wondering what fibre cement roofing is and…

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15 Feb 17
VISIT BY JAMES HEAPPEY MP

VISIT BY JAMES HEAPPEY MP

On February the 10th, we were delighted to play host to our local MP, James Heappey, who has been visiting local businesses within his constituency. Both James and his assistant…

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08 Feb 17
LAMMA 2017

LAMMA 2017

On the 18-19 of January 2017, the LAMMA 2017 event was held at the East of England Showground in Peterborough, which we had the pleasure of attending. We had a…

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31 Jan 17
RIDBA BUILDING AWARDS 2017

RIDBA BUILDING AWARDS 2017

In September 2016, RIDBA (The Rural and Industrial Design and Building Association), of which we are proud to be a member, announced a new event for 2017 as the following…

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05 Jan 17
5 REASONS A ROOF LEAKS

5 REASONS A ROOF LEAKS

There is nothing more annoying than finding you have a leak in your roof. If you are trying to protect crops or house animals then your heart sinks at the…

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27 Dec 16
6 TIPS FOR STABLE CARE

6 TIPS FOR STABLE CARE

Providing the perfect environment for your horse will not only be beneficial to his comfort but also the overall health and wellness.  Horses, just like people, need REM sleep and…

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20 Dec 16
SUPPORTING LOCAL FARMERS

SUPPORTING LOCAL FARMERS

At this time of year particularly it is worth considering where you food is coming from. Supporting British agriculture is something we feel very strongly about, our own background has…

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06 Dec 16
WINTER CARE FOR ROOFS

WINTER CARE FOR ROOFS

So for the best part of the year the UK does not have massively concerning weather. However during the winter months, the northern half of the country will often suffer…

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10 Nov 16
3 TIPS FOR KEEPING YOUR ROOF CLEAN

3 TIPS FOR KEEPING YOUR ROOF CLEAN

No matter what the construction material of your roof, keeping it clean and maintaining it regularly will help to prolong the life and ensure it remains fit for purpose.  Whether…

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