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The ‘long stand’ or ‘glass hammer’ – Irelands favourite builders pranks revealed

New research has today revealed the nations favourite ‘builders’ pranks’ and shared some insights into the creative practical jokes experienced on Irish building sites. Among the pranks identified in the new research, being asked to fetch a ‘long stand’, was the favourite (27%), and most experienced prank (19%) cited amongst all those polled. For anyone […]

United Hardware joins the Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) strengthening their commitment to sustainability and greener building

United Hardware Limited (UHL), the DIY and hardware group which supplies and operates the Homevalue brand in Ireland, has announced that it has joined the Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) as a Silver Member. The partnership will see the two organisations work together to identify and support opportunities to build a more sustainable environment, strengthening […]

Homevalue announce Peter McVerry Trust as new charity partner for 2022

Partnership will see Homevalue support Peter McVerry Trust with a range of initiatives throughout the year in an agreement worth €60,000 Partnership will support PMVT Learning Centre’s Junior Certificate students, and with the supply of equipment and materials in the development of new housing units Leading DIY, Hardware and Homeware group, Homevalue has today announced […]

Smyth’s Homevalue announced as finalists for first Guaranteed Irish Business Awards 2022

Guaranteed Irish has announced the finalists of the inaugural Guaranteed Irish Business Awards 2022. The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday March 24 at The Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin. The awards aim to celebrate Ireland’s businesses that support jobs, are committed to local communities and contribute to Ireland, its people, and its economy. An […]

EEC Homevalue Balbriggan opens new-look store following €3.5m investment

Well-known DIY, Homeware and Building Materials store EEC Hardware, Balbriggan, is  opening  their new-look store following the significant expansion and refurbishment of its premises based in the heart of North County Dublin. EEC Homevalue, based in Stephenstown Industrial Park, Balbriggan, has undergone a significant refurbishment of its existing premises in addition to an expansion which […]

Rebuilding Ireland Seminar

If you missed the Guaranteed Irish annual Construction Forum that took place on Tuesday morning, you can catch up on all the insights from the event right here: https://hubs.li/H0YpxfP0.  A panel of industry experts will discuss rapid changes and emerging trends in the sector.Paddy Kelly Etex Tara Flynn Paul Candon CDir, Chartered FCIPD United Hardware Xtratherm Construction Industry Federation (CIF)

THE FUTURE OF THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR

Paul Candon, CEO of Homevalue/United Hardware spoke to the Sunday Independent regarding the future of the construction sector for the 2nd half of this year. Interesting read. Sales of barbecues are up more than 200pc but the country’s builders are in a wary mood, according to the boss of one of Ireland’s biggest hardware suppliers. […]