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Spend & WIN with Sutton Tools 14/10/2020

Simply spend $1 on any Sutton Tools branded product* for your chance to: WIN A GRAND PRIZE…

WIN a $3000 travel voucher from Macsim 30/09/2020

MACSIM DECKSTRAVAGANZA We bet you’re all itching to travel once COVID restrictions are all over!…

Supplier Price Rises 1.11.20 30/09/2020

Our suppliers have advised us of the following price rises which we will pass on…

Hunter Outlook Remains Solid 28/09/2020

HIA Industry Update – October 2020 The recent release of the July building approval figures…

Simpson Strong-Tie Decking Screws 22/09/2020

You got a deck? We got a screw! This decking season, we are carrying a…

USG Boral Shaftliner is now mould resistant 22/09/2020

USG Boral Shaftliner Mouldstop MS The USG Boral Shaftliner™ 25mm fire-rated plasterboard panel now includes…

How to Enter Weathertex Dash 4 Cash 16/09/2020

For every $1000 you spend on Weathertex cladding and accessories from NHS between 3 August…

Priming Secura & Villaboard & Waterproofing In Wet Areas – Bathrooms 14/09/2020

Best practice bathroom waterproofing using Gripset When it comes to waterproofing and preparing a bathroom,…

Supplier Price Rises 1.10.20 01/09/2020

Our suppliers have advised us of the following price rises which we will pass on…

LVL15 SmartFrame & Red Alert Shortage 01/09/2020

Update: September 2020 Tilling Timber have advised that due to COVID-19 and other factors, they…

Simpson Strong-Tie Strong-Drive SDWS Structural Timber Screws 26/08/2020

The SDWS is the 2nd Generation, redesigned with a patented SawTooth™ point. It delivers faster…

Hume Doors Bushfire Resistant Door Range 26/08/2020

Building in a bushfire zone is a confusing and often frustrating process. How do you…

AWCI Awards of Excellence Nominations Now Open! 26/08/2020

AWCI AOE 2020 The Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries (AWCI) Awards of Excellence are…

FLAMEfixx 26/08/2020

Traditional bushfire resistant timbers can often be difficult to source and difficult to work with,…

Weathertex Dash 4 Cash 24/07/2020

For every $1000 you spend on Weathertex cladding and accessories from NHS from 3 August…

Supplier Price Rises 1.9.2020 23/07/2020

Our suppliers have advised us of the following price rises which we will pass on…

Introducing John ‘Johno’ Harvey 21/07/2020

If you haven’t met Johnno before, he has been with the NHS family for about…

Simpson Strong-Tie Quik Drive System 21/07/2020

Whether you’re installing decking (yes, including hardwoods), CFC sheets, or sub-floors, you will no longer…

Soudal Soudabond Subfloor 21/07/2020

When installing a subfloor, how would you love not to bend down all the time…

Tilling’s Smart Rewards for SmartJoist Floor Systems 01/07/2020

Earn SmartRewards points and redeem for merchandise when you purchase a SmartFrame SmartJoist floor system…

Barricades & spotters when forklifts in use at NHS 29/06/2020

If you’ve ever visited an NHS store, you’ll know we take our safety seriously. We have many…

Supplier Price Rises 1.8.2020 24/06/2020

Our suppliers have advised us of the following price rises which we will pass on…

The timber hardwood lining board solution for an indoor or alfresco area 23/06/2020

We all know timber is a natural product and is susceptible to the conditions of…

New Duty of Care could affect your liability 16/06/2020

HIA Industry Update – June 2020 If you carry out construction work in NSW you need to be aware of…

Weathertex Discontinuations from 1 August 2020 03/06/2020

In order to make room for new and exciting ranges, Weathertex will be discontinuing the following 2…

RED ALERT LVL11 SHORTAGE DUE TO COVID-19 29/05/2020

Unfortunately due to COVID-19, Tilling Timber are currently experiencing a large shortage of all Red…

Quik Stik Rafter and Truss Fastening System by Simpson Strong-Tie 28/05/2020

Are you a chippie that ties down timber rafters and trusses by climbing up and…

Supplier Prise Rises 1.7.2020 27/05/2020

Our suppliers have advised us of the following price rises which we will pass on…

Stocktake Closures 2020 01/05/2020

Due to the June long weekend and our Annual Stocktake, NHS will be CLOSED over…

Soudal Genius Gun Foam 01/05/2020

Say hello to the only reusable can of expanding foam on the market! Yes, you…

Supplier Price Rises 1.6.2020 28/04/2020

Our suppliers have advised us of the following price rises which we will pass on…

HIA launch Making space on site initiative 15/04/2020

I’m pleased to provide you with an update on the HIA Making space on site…

LVLE12 Engineered Wall Framing 31/03/2020

We all love straight frames, right? Bet you also love to save time and reduce…

Supplier Price Rises 01.05.2020 30/03/2020

Our suppliers have advised us of the following price rises which we will pass on…

Corinthian Discontinuations 30/03/2020

As Corinthian Doors continue to invest in reinvigorating the doors category with innovative products and…

COVID-19 Update 20/03/2020

As COVID-19 continues to impact everyday life, we want to let you know the measures…

Planning For Bushfire Protection 2019 and AS 3959:2018 are now live 04/03/2020

HIA Media Release 3 March 2020 As of 1 March 2020, any application made for…

NSW State Govt to Ban Drycutting Stone 26/02/2020

Media Release from the MBA Please be advised that the Master Builders NSW understands that…

Supplier Price Rises 1 April 2020 24/02/2020

Our suppliers have notified us of some price rises that we will be passing on…

NEWCASTLE’S COMPOSITE & TIMBER DECKING SPECIALISTS 18/02/2020

NHS – the leaders in all things decking in the Newcastle and Hunter Valley regions

Supplier Price Rises 1.3.20 24/01/2020

Our suppliers have notified us of some price rises that we will be passing on…

The Strongest Sealant Adhesive on Earth 21/01/2020

T-REX POWER FAST GRAB The most versatile adhesive sealant on the market with 1 second…

How to identify the correct face to be installed on ModWood XTREME GUARD 13/01/2020

Did you know ModWood XTG is the only narrow board on the market with a…

Supplier Price Rises 1.2.20 19/12/2019

Our suppliers have notified us of some price rises that we will be passing on…

Protection from Silica from Pro Choice Safety Gear 19/12/2019

WHAT IS SILICA AND WHERE IS IT FOUND? Crystalline silica also referred to as silica/quartz…

Wakaflex Lead Free Flashing 18/12/2019

Lead Alternative products like Evo Build’s Wakaflex have been around for over 20 years and offer an economical,…

l2G Mini Crossliner Green Beam 16/12/2019

Imex International are now one of Australia’ s most recognised laser and measuring equipment suppliers. The Imex brand…

Paslode CoilMaster 27/11/2019

Break free from the hose and hammer! Australia’s first Cordless Coil Nailer designed specifically for…

Christmas Site Shutdowns 2019 25/11/2019

With Christmas around the corner, you need to take the time to ensure you have…

Weathertex update 12.19 21/11/2019

Weathertex is continually striving to provide our customers with the best timber cladding, weatherboard and…

James Hardie RAB Board 21/11/2019

Smart façade design is key when it comes to protecting a building from the elements….

NewTechWood Castellation 21/11/2019

A great alfresco ceiling or feature wall option NewTechWood’s Castellation 196mm 5 rib panel can…

NEW black finish door seals 18/11/2019

Using black door furniture for your build, and want to match it in with your…

Seminar – Are you using NCC compliant fasteners for your jobs? 01/11/2019

Changes to post-installed and cast-in fastenings designed for use in concrete It’s the law to…

NHS Trade Expo WINNERS 31/10/2019

Thank you to everyone to came along to join us at the NHS Trade Expo…

NHS Plasterboard Compounds 31/10/2019

NHS All Purpose NHS All-Purpose is a light weight, ready mixed premium compound, perfect for…

James Hardie EasyTex 31/10/2019

A modern render look, made easy! A rendered exterior finish can add a touch of…

Corinthian Platinum Cavity Collection 31/10/2019

The Platinum Cavity Collection gives you more strength, space and design choice. And if the…

Corinthian Moda Barn Doors 30/10/2019

Across any architectural style, The Moda Barn Door Collection offers a range of popular designs…

Yellow Tongue now in 800mm wide sheets 30/10/2019

STRUCTAflor General Purpose is structural grade particleboard sheet flooring for use in residential & commercial buildings….

NEW ModWood Capped XTREME Guard 03/10/2019

ModWood’s composite decking comes in a range of sizes, colours and finishes, giving you the…

Hume’s Prehung Doors – Facehole Change 02/10/2019

Hume Doors & Timber has now replaced their 54mm cutters to a 50mm cutter that better suits…

Its that time of year…Decking Season! 02/10/2019

The design, installation and maintenance of timber decks is vital to ensure that this part…

USG Boral SHEETROCK Dust Control 02/10/2019

New and unique formula that reduces respirable airborne dust when sanded USG Boral Sheetrock Dust…

NEW HardieDeck™ Concealed Fixing System 02/10/2019

A winning combination of durability and enduring style The HardieDeck new concealed fixing system will…

Yale Assure Locks 02/09/2019

Lose your Keys. For good®. Lock and unlock your home without the hassle of keys….

Weathertex Timber Cladding and the NCC 20/08/2019

GET THE FACTS about the proposed NCC changes and how Weathertex products remain the industry…

Security Alert: Always verbally confirm bank account changes 16/08/2019

It is critical when changing a BSB and Account Number at the request of an…

Can I Get Out of A Building Contract? 15/08/2019

HIA Industry Update – September 2019 Working with homeowners on a build does not always…

Makita Brushless Drywall Sander / Vacuum Combo 30/07/2019

No more cords, and a cleaner site with the Makita Brushless Drywall Sander & Vacuum…

Hume Fire Door Compliance 30/07/2019

Please be advised that effective immediately, Hume Doors & Timber will no longer be issuing…

Trim-Tex Magic Corner 30/07/2019

Where there is any chance of structural movement, use a Trim-Tex Expansion Bead or Magic…

Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code 29/07/2019

HIA Industry Update – August 2019 This article has been prepared to assist industry understand…

Single Touch Payroll 27/06/2019

HIA Industry Update – July 2019 From the 1 July, the Australian Taxation office (ATO)…

From James Hardie… 27/06/2019

Heritage meets ultra-modern in a stylish, singular renovation The vision for a cool, contemporary facelift…

Velux Active bringing in natural light into the Smart Home 27/06/2019

World leading home automation without compromise. People spend 90% of their time indoors, so the…

Hyne Timber build the largest Glulam plant in Australia 26/06/2019

Hyne Timber are currently building the largest Glue Laminated Timber (Glulam) plant in Australia. Work…

Decktec – NEW Range! NEW Look! 26/06/2019

Decktec Decking Strips are now available in 86mm, 90mm and 140mm. Available in both 24…

Don’t fall victim to Business Email Compromise Scams! 30/05/2019

A NHS customer recently received an email from a scammer impersonating a NHS staff member,…

Anchormark Decking Screws Now In Store! 27/05/2019

Across all NHS stores, you’ll see we now have in stock and on display, a…

Rondo Steel Stud and Track – Drywall Framing Systems 27/05/2019

Rondo Steel Stud Drywall Framing Systems provide designers with a versatile and durable framing system,…

NEW and Improved SmartFrame app by Tilling Timber 27/05/2019

The SmartFrame App enables you to design the right SmartFrame beam for your project. The…

iHoop Pre-Finished Timber Panelling 30/04/2019

Timber feature walls and ceilings, pre-finished and ready to install iHoop is a pre-finished interior plywood…

Hollowcore vs Solicore (SCX1) vs Blockboard (STPC) 30/04/2019

Do you know your Door Construction Types? Solid doors are the ideal for finish and…

Corinthian Blonde Oak Collection 15/04/2019

Achieve the look your client desires with The Blonde Oak Collection The pure versatility and…

NRG Greenboard Points of Difference 28/03/2019

Due to recent speculation regarding the withdrawal of CodeMark Certificates and fire properties of certain EPS…

NEW HardieDrive Screws 28/03/2019

Introducing the new generation of HardieDrive Screws, now available from 1 April 2019! James Hardie…

Hume Frontier Barn Doors 28/03/2019

Achieving an authentic barn door look for your client, has just become easier with the…

Weathertex 75mm Weathergroove 26/02/2019

The new Weathergroove 75mm Smooth and Natural is Weathertex’s slimmest profile yet with crisp lines…

barnWALL 22/02/2019

Repurposed hardwood lining barnWALL is a natural timber wall lining that has been repurposed from…

BASIX DIY Method ‘Fine-Tuning’ 31/01/2019

HIA Update After the BASIX targets increased in July 2017, HIA members raised concerns about…

Boral Timber 600Series NSW Southern Spotted Gum decking 29/01/2019

Setting the standard for a more durable and easier to install deck, check out the…

Soft Closer System for Cavity Units 29/01/2019

By Hume Doors & Timber The soft closer system for the Evolution Cavity Complete is…

Economy Rotary Laser for the occasional user 14/01/2019

Imex have released a new economy rotary laser for the handyman or professional who only…

Australian Native Engineered Flooring range from Hurford’s 18/12/2018

Pre-finished featuring a square edge profile and a matte finish to emphasise the natural features…

Finnish Whitewood Lining 18/12/2018

Finnish Whitewood provides the ultimate clean timber interior, with pale colour and consistent grain. Finnish…

Fibreglass Composite or Aluminium Doors – Parkwood Doors 18/12/2018

When selecting the right entry door, it’s important to know the difference in the door…

Hemlock Timber Range 17/12/2018

The Hemlock Timber range from Cedar Sales is easy to work with, responds well to…

Straight Shooters 17/12/2018

The Paslode TrimMaster Bradder is available in both an Angled and Straight version. They are…

Silica Dust Hazards & Solutions 03/12/2018

HIA Industry Update – December 2018 Recently there have been reports of new cases of…

Simply Woodcare by Haymes 03/12/2018

Preparation is one of the most important jobs undertaken when preserving or enhancing timber. A poorly…

Western Red Cedar Castelation Screenclad, TwoTone, & Rib Clad 03/12/2018

Even though it’s a ceiling, not a roof, Shayna 😉 … we love it too!…

Weathertex, the better choice… naturally 03/12/2018

2018 has continued to see the natural environment be a driving influence behind design and…

Making the Hamptons Homebuilding Trend Work for you! 03/12/2018

Discover the ideal materials to nail this popular ‘modern meets classic’ look for renovations and…

Wood Elements Hardwood Cladding 03/12/2018

Wood Elements is a complete hardwood cladding solution, not just the cladding but also all…

Timbertech composite decking 31/10/2018

Timbertech is a Capped Composite comprised of a wood-plastic composite core and a proprietary polymer shell…

KlevaKlip Concealed fixing for Modwood 31/10/2018

The KlevaKlip ModWood clips have been designed specifically for the ModWood decking range, shape and…

Modwood Composite Decking 31/10/2018

Composite decking options have become increasingly popular as an alternative to natural timbers which can…

Uncommon Decking Species 31/10/2018

Everyone knows the favourites like spotted gum, merbau and blackbutt decking as they are popular…

HardieDeck 25/10/2018

A durable and stylish decking solution Designing an outdoor room for modern living takes materials…

Hardwood Timber Decking Board Installation 24/10/2018

An Australian home just isn’t complete without an outdoor deck area or ‘alfresco’. Good design,…

The Right Wrap for the Hunter Region 23/10/2018

Enviroseal ProctorWrap – The Right Wrap for the Hunter region climate and compatible behind Brick Veneer…

Decktec 19/10/2018

Invented by a fellow Novacastrian (and tradie), Pete Haas, Decktec was created to make laying…

Soudal now specified in NRG Greenboard installation 26/09/2018

NRG Greenboard™ is an insulated wall panel that combines exterior cladding with insulation properties so…

SmartLVL Basics 26/09/2018

LVL is one of the fastest growing products in building, replacing hardwood beams. It’s important to utilise…

Frontier Barn Door Sliding System from Hume Doors 25/09/2018

Opening up interior spaces with a wide, tasteful and modern sliding barn door brings a…

NEW Oak Collection Doors from Corinthian 25/09/2018

The Blonde Oak Collection Gaining in popularity, both locally and internationally, American White Oak veneer…

Hume Bushfire Resistant Products 01/09/2018

BAL Ratings Hume Doors & Timber has extensively tested it’s range of doors and door frame…

Are you a woman in the building or construction industry? 01/09/2018

The Women in Building & Associated Services (WIBAS) is an industry organisation with the aim…

James Hardie Product Update 27/08/2018

Notice from James Hardie As we continue to develop new products to better service our…

Installation Tips for composite timber decking 27/08/2018

We are seeing a lot of changes in the different alternatives to using natural timber…

Concealed Bolt Down Post Supports 27/08/2018

ApplicationVUETRADE Concealed Bolt Down Post Supports are typically bolted onto concrete. T Blade style bolt…

New edition of AS/NZS 3000 – Wiring rules now available 03/08/2018

[ ] Standards Australia recently announced that the 2018 edition of AS/NZS 3000:2018, Electrical Installations…

NHS Deliveries are EASY AS! 01/08/2018

Got a tricky site or special delivery requirements? EASY AS! We’ve got a number of…

SmartJoist – Uses & Common questions  31/07/2018

[ ] Australia’s project and multi-residential builders continue to benefit from timber as a key construction material.  This practice is set to…

NEW Builder Board 16/07/2018

Heavy Duty Flexible Floor Protection Shop online now!

NEW Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code 25/06/2018

[ ] Master Builders Association Industry News On the 6 July 2018, the NSW Government’s…

Cost of Insurance in Contracts 22/06/2018

Amendments to the Home Building Act in January 2018 have resulted in some changes being…

Paslode Pneumatic Coil Nailer 19/06/2018

Paslode Pneumatic Coil Nailers are designed for trade professionals looking for high volume and powerful…

Galintel® Retaining Wall Fence Brackets 19/06/2018

NEW to NHS! Galintel® Fence Brackets are designed specifically to join timber and steel fence…

The difference between Internal & external secura flooring 19/06/2018

The difference between internal secura floor and external secura flooring is a common question we…

Silvertop Ash Decking NOW at NHS! 19/06/2018

Eucalyptus Sieberi Silvertop Ash is a beautiful Australian Hardwood that is light honey brown/blonde with…

How to achieve DIY BASIX energy requirements with Bradford 19/06/2018

Bradford Insulation Selector Recent Changes to BASIX DIY On July 1st 2017, the New South…

Get Smart with Decks – Tilling Timber 04/06/2018

H3 treated SmartLVL15 for Decks Decks have become synonymous with the Australian lifestyle. There’s nothing better…

9 ways to find more business in your local area 04/06/2018

HIA Industry Update Last month, a first time entrant into the HIA Hunter Regional Housing…

Single Touch Payroll – Are you ready? 04/06/2018

Have you got 20 or more employees? Are you STP ready? STP is going to…

Underfloor insulation made EASY 04/06/2018

Beautiful timber floors can look warm and attractive however without some underfloor insulation, your floor…

Timber durability and treatments 04/06/2018

Are you choosing the right timber for your project based on its durability and treatment?…

Parkside Spotted Gum 30/04/2018

Did you know NHS can supply Kiln dried F27 QLD spotted gum to match your…

Matte Black hinges 30/04/2018

Matte black door furniture brings a unique touch to an interior design and has become…

Unjamming your Nail Gun is simpler than you may think 30/04/2018

Whether you have a Paslode Impulse Tool, Pneumatic Tool or Flooring equipment, sometimes it might…

Government Loans for Apprentices 19/04/2018

The Australian Government introduced the Trade Support Loan program in 2014 to encourage more young…

Statutory Warranties for Home Building Work 19/04/2018

Many enquires fielded by HIA relate to the builder’s ongoing obligation to a home owner…

QLD Spotted Gum v NSW Spotted Gum 03/04/2018

Why choose QLD Spotted Gum over NSW Spotted Gum? The Parkside Timber production of Queensland…

The NEW Festool Planex Easy – Long Reach Sander 01/04/2018

Festool’s Planex Easy is the lightest long-reach sander with direct drive on the market: maintenance-free,…

Bostik Xtreme: Stronger, Safer and Built for the Trade 29/03/2018

The sealants and adhesives market is flooded with options; sometimes it can be hard to…

Floor to ceiling zero clearance cavity units 29/03/2018

Hume Evolution Premium Cavity Unit Enjoy the flow and natural light of open plan living…

Monthly maintenance of your Paslode tools 28/03/2018

Regular Maintenance Ensures your Paslode Nail Gun Fires First Time, Every Time The Paslode FrameMaster…

Wakaflex Lead Flashing available from NHS 28/03/2018

INNOVATION. evoLUTION. Lead flashing and bitumen repair products are engrained into the construction industry as…

Complying Development in Bushfire Areas – NSW 28/03/2018

This month’s HIA update has been prepared to assist you to understand the regulations and guidelines…

Weathertex Weathergroove Aluminium Joiner 26/02/2018

New Weathertex Weathergroove joiner is aluminium Weathertex, the local Hunter Company that makes natural Australian…

Festool’s Unique and Innovative Cordless Screwgun 16/02/2018

Festool’s DWC 18V plasterboard screwdriver features high torque and is capable of performing powerful and…

NEW Hampton Doors from Hume Doors 16/02/2018

 INTERNAL DOORS FOR HAMPTON STYLE HOMES Hume Doors have been inspired by the elegant, coastal…

Lane Electronic Deadbolt 16/02/2018

The Lane Electronic Deadbolt is the latest innovation in entrance locks. The easy to read black…

Abey’s Sheriff Face Fixing Brick Ties and the Masonry Corrosion Zones 16/02/2018

The Masonry Durability Exposure Map represents an indication of corrosion zones within a coastal environment….

Imex new rotating laser levels 01/02/2018

Imex has released a whole new range of rotating lasers, which have been specified by…

Hume Premium Internal Doors 31/01/2018

NHS are one of the leading suppliers of Hume Doors & Timber in the Hunter…

Weathertex leads the way in ethical timber cladding 31/01/2018

Weathertex leads the way in ethical timber cladding, panels and weatherboards. Part of the Australian…

Sikalastic 1K Flexible Mortar 31/01/2018

Sika is a global market and technology leader in the development and production of specialist…

Easycraft Expression Series Cladding 18/12/2017

Easycraft are announcing a new Expression Series offering a range of decorative finishes which provide…

The Scyon Solution for a speedy, stylish renovation 04/12/2017

Gary Foxall of Accord Construction Group uses Scyon to work the Three Birds Renovations magic on a…

Festool TS 55 Plunge Cut Circular Saw 04/12/2017

The TS 55 Plunge Cut Circular Saw sets the benchmark for precise plunge cuts. Lightweight, easy…

Introducing the Blonde Oak Collection 04/12/2017

The pure versatility and simple elegance of each Blonde Oak entrance door makes them perfect…

Hurford’s Shou Sugi Ban 06/11/2017

A complete cladding system Hurford’s Shou Sugi Ban Refined Architectural Cladding combines the ancient Japanese…

Unlicensed Asbestos Removal Fines 06/11/2017

New fines have also been gazetted 29 October 2017 for individuals who carry out asbestos…

TREX Power X-Treme 06/11/2017

T-Rex Power X-Treme is a high quality, neutral, elastic, adhesive sealant has been developed for…

HK 55 and HKC 55 Circular Saws 06/11/2017

Mitre Quality Cuts on the Fly Perfect for building and construction trades – Festool’s HK 55…

Why professionals choose Hume 03/10/2017

RESIDENTIAL An extensive collection of architectural aesthetic designs to suit all styles of homes COMMERCIAL…

Bostik UltraSet® SingleStep2® & GreenForce™ 03/10/2017

Bostik has taken a huge leap forward in the hardwood flooring adhesive market to introduce…

Wall Wrap for Lightweight Clad Construction 01/09/2017

Vapour permeable, not ‘breather’ For many years the benefits of ‘breather’ type wall wrap products…

Premium Internal Door Range from Hume Doors & Timber 31/08/2017

Premium doors for a premium paint finish! The easy way to paint internal doors Strong…

Get Smart with Decks 31/08/2017

H3 Treated SmartLVL15 for Decks Decks have become synonymous with the Australian lifestyle.  There’s nothing…

So how do you go about recruiting an Apprentice? 31/08/2017

With school leavers currently considering their post-school employment options, now is the time to recruit…

WIN a Deep Sea Fishing Trip with IMEX Lasers 07/08/2017

Simply purchase an Imex LX3D red beam or green beam laser during 7th August –…

2017 MBA Excellence in Building Awards Newcastle 13/07/2017

You’re invited to attend the 2017 Master Builders Association’s Excellence in Building Awards, Newcastle. Date:…

Healthy 2017 Residential Construction Outlook 13/07/2017

Pleasingly, recent new home building approvals data from the ABS indicate that a slight expansion…

Growing out of the trades 13/07/2017

Australia’s society, along with the workforce, is undoubtedly ageing. As the retirement of the baby…

Does the London Fire have implications for Australia? 13/07/2017

Following the tragic fire at London’s Grenfell Apartments recently much has been made in the…

Employers to pay Accident Pay while an employee is on workers compensation 01/07/2017

In a decision in August 2015, the Fair Work Commission granted a variety of union…

Benefits of SMX Polymer Flooring Adhesives 30/06/2017

Benefits of SMX Polymer Flooring Adhesives Designed and patented by SOUDAL, SMX® Polymer adhesives are…

Changes to plasterboard deliveries 30/06/2017

We are making some changes to our plasterboard deliveries in cases where we pass-up to…

Timber Treatment and Hazard Levels 30/06/2017

The durability and service life of timber products can be enhanced by impregnating the cells…

The NEW Feature Packed KS 60 – Slide Compound Mitre Saw from Festool 16/05/2017

Compact, versatile and mobile! The compact and light weight design make it ideal for mobile…

Get a Handle on Fire & Disabled Access Door Hardware 01/05/2017

The Gainsborough Architectural Hardware range is an impressive collection of door hardware products, designed to…

Weathertex’s NEW Product Portfolio online 04/04/2017

Weathertex is a manufacturer of natural Australian hardwood Weatherboards and Architectural panels. 100% Australian owned…

Introducing Weathertex Ecowall 01/03/2017

Check out Weathertex on the NHS online store

NEW Spotted Gum GL18 Posts 01/03/2017

GL18 Laminated Posts are a beautiful feature to any home, and some of the key…

Tapepro Cornice Heads from Wallboard Tools 01/03/2017

Install cornice in half the time compared to traditional methods with the Tapepro Cornice Heads….

Claiming Progress Payments in Contracts 01/03/2017

It is common for those that operate in the renovation side of our sector, particularly…

Join the NHS Footy Tipping Comp! 02/02/2017

Calling all Footy ‘Experts’! As we prepare to farewell summer, so starts the pre-footy season…

Weathertex #1 Most Trusted Brand 31/01/2017

Architecture & Design has announced the results of their annual Top Trusted Brands 2016 survey,…

Tradiesafe 31/01/2017

Healthy, safe and productive working lives. SafeWork NSW has identified that the residential construction sector…

Sarking for Weathertex Products 31/01/2017

As part of the Weathertex installation system, sarking is an important element for weather protection…

Meet Taylor! 31/01/2017

Taylor is one of our 11 Account Managers and is based at our new Beresfield…

Growing out of the trades – Hiring an Apprentice 31/01/2017

Australia’s society, along with the workforce, is undoubtedly aging. As the retirement of the baby…

NEW! Boral Timber Engineered Wideboard Flooring 18/01/2017

Create design impact with wide board timber flooring Boral Timber has introduced a wider board…

Buildex Timber Construction Screws 01/01/2017

WOODWORK MADE EASIER WITH BUILDEX® TIMBER CONSTRUCTION SCREWS Designed specifically for fixing metal hardware with…

Boral Engineered Wideboard Flooring 01/01/2017

Create design impact with wide board timber flooring Boral Timber has introduced a wider board…

Extreme Weather – Water Ingress 01/01/2017

Late last year, parts of the Hunter such as Kurri Kurri experienced severe weather conditions…

Simplify your door furniture selection with Gainsborough 01/01/2017

Tiered Offer Available from Gainsborough Simplify your selection Improve your upgrades To simplify the many…

Sarking that provides a triple shield of protection 20/12/2016

HardieWrap™ “An average household can generate up to 12 litres of internal condensation on a…

Starmix Vacuum Cleaning & Maintenance 20/12/2016

Correct filter cleaning maintenance is essential to the performance and operation of your Starmix Vacuum…

Hume Evolution One Touch Cavity Release System 30/11/2016

A perfect addition for cavity units The Evolution Touch is magnetised and will hold your…

Custom Construction Site Banners Now Available 30/11/2016

CUSTOM BRANDED CONSTRUCTION SITE SIGNS ARE NOW AVAILABLE AT NHS! PVC Premium Mesh Banners with…

Bremick Truss Head Decking Screw 30/11/2016

The new Bremick 14 gauge Truss Head Decking Screw has been engineered to suit applications where hardwood decking…

NEW Infinity Doors from Corinthian 30/11/2016

Corinthian Doors have now added to the Infinity door size range. You can now order…

NEW from Plaster Trims & Tape – Now stocked! 30/11/2016

42-RDLT-3.5 – Render Drip Line Trim – 3m x 3.5mm build Use on window heads…

Adjustable Joist Support – KlevaKlip 30/11/2016

As many houses these days are built on concrete slabs, there is often a shortage…

Weathertex Natural Range Now With a 10 Year Warranty! 28/10/2016

The Weathertex Natural Range is a series of unprimed weatherboards, cladding and architectural panels. The…

Pre Primed Timber Products – are they different? 28/10/2016

What do all the colours mean? Exterior pre primed timber products have been cladding homes…

Tru-Pine from Jenkin 28/10/2016

Premium quality timber ideal for above ground, outdoor use, structurally graded, smooth, dressed finish for…

Get 10% OFF your next purchase of Scyon & HardieDeck 04/10/2016

EAT & WIN – LEARN & EARN Join us for a FREE BBQ brekkie and…

Glue-Laminated Timber from Hyne Timber 04/10/2016

Glue-laminated timber beams (Glulam) are ideal for long span or high load applications, where timber…

New Ways with Timber 04/10/2016

Achieving true affordability in housing requires innovation. This can be attained by looking at how…

TECBEAM 04/10/2016

TECBEAM ‘I’ Beam/Joist is a unique, patent protected, innovative light weight steel and timber composite…

EDGEFORM 04/10/2016

Manufactured from plantation timber veneers and assembled in a predefined pattern to be lighter, edgeFORM…

Bushfire Resistant Timbers 01/09/2016

Australia has a number of high density timbers that provide an inherent natural bushfire resistance…

ModWood Flame Shield Decking 01/09/2016

Flame Shield® is a specially formulated ModWood board with a fire retardant additive included. Until…

Scyon Secura Interior Flooring Boards Sealant 01/09/2016

Roll out of new sealant technology James Hardie have implemented an upgrade to the sealant…

Bushfire Maps for Urban Release Areas 01/09/2016

HIA Industry Update In May 2014 the NSW Government made changes to bushfire planning regulations…

NEW from Hume Doors – The Hampton Collection 01/09/2016

Coastal, Raw & Elegant At Hume Doors, they have been inspired by the elegant, coastal calm of…

Building & Construction Design on Bush Fire Prone Land 01/09/2016

Building construction and design is another aspect that must be considered when building on bush…

TOX Fasteners now at NHS! 28/07/2016

Tox Fasteners was founded in Germany in 1947 to design & manufacture fasteners for the…

Help, Information & Advice from the HIA 28/07/2016

HIA is the voice of Australia’s home building industry. With over 40,000 members, HIA has…

Meranti Veneered Mouldings from ITI 28/07/2016

Now available at NHS! Meranti veneered mouldings are made from a laminated and finger jointed…

Bradford Insulation – Roofs, Ceilings, Walls & Floors 30/06/2016

Australian homes are often under insulated from our harsh climate. Bradford Insuation manufactures and markets…

NEW! Bradford Black Hypoallergenic. Soft to touch. 30/06/2016

What makes Bradford Black different? The first thing most people notice about Bradford Black is…

Expol Underfloor Insulation 30/06/2016

Expol Underfloor Insulation is a cost effective and energy efficient way to make a home…

How does sarking insulation work? 30/06/2016

Understanding sarking insulation Anyone new to home building or renovations will know that starting out…

Insulation – Do you know all the differences to choose the best? 30/06/2016

Picking the right insulation Whether it’s for a new home or a renovation, it is…

SHOP ONLINE! 15/06/2016

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What makes Weathertex so EASY AS? 09/06/2016

Weathertex have been manufacturing for over 50 years in the Newcastle region, wholly Australian owned…

Festool – Clever right down to the smallest detail 31/05/2016

The random orbit sander ETS EC 150 from Festool The Festool random orbit sander ETS…

HIA Industry Update – Long Service Leave Employer Reporting 31/05/2016

Generally speaking, long service leave is a period of paid leave for employees who have…

Organ & Tissue Donation Saves Lives 31/05/2016

If you’d say yes to a life-saving transplant…have you said yes to becoming an organ…

Protect your hearing with ProChoice 02/05/2016

Earplugs and earmuffs The ProChoice range of earmuff and earplug hearing protection is the highest…

HIA Industry Update – Control of your building site 02/05/2016

If you are a principal contractor (builder) in control of a building site you are…

Changes to stocked RE LVL lengths 01/04/2016

Due to demand, there’s been some changes to the stocked LVL lengths at NHS Lambton…

Boral Rusticated Cladding 01/04/2016

Hardwood timber cladding provides an envelope that protects a building. Hardwood timber cladding is an…

NRG Greenboard™ Energy Efficient Wall Cladding System 01/04/2016

NRG Greenboard™ is an insulative walling system suitable for external cladding of timber or steel…

Weathertex BCA Compliance Ticks All The Boxes 01/04/2016

When it comes to deciding on materials for residential and commercial projects, it is little…

Features & Benefits of Woodhouse Edgeline mouldings 01/03/2016

Woodhouse EdgeLine® mouldings present a premium choice when determining the right fix-out option for your…

Do you know your cavities? 01/03/2016

Tight for space? Cavity door units are ideal! When space is at a premium, cavity…

New door furniture range in-store and online now! 01/03/2016

At NHS we offer a range of front and internal door furniture options so you…

Overhead protection of your doors 01/03/2016

With Australia’s climate extremes, exterior/entrance doors will weather differently and timber doors are more susceptible…

Major changes to H3 Rougher Header Treated Pine 01/03/2016

There are major changes happening with the supply of H3 rougher header (unprimed) treated pine….

Weathertex Weathergroove 12/02/2016

There are not too many building products in the Australian market that tick all the…

Sound Rating of Doors 12/02/2016

Hume Doors & Timber has extensively sound tested its comprehensive range of doors. Sound Transmission…

It’s Decking Season! Check out these tips! 12/02/2016

Decking season is upon us and we thought it would be timely to offer some…

NOTICE! H3 Treated Pine Changes 12/02/2016

There are major changes happening with the supply of H3 rougher header (unprimed) treated pine….

Soudal T-Rex Power Turbo 12/02/2016

T-Rex Power Turbo is the fastest 1 component adhesive on the market, that’s hand tight…

NEW! Festool CTL SYS SUSTAINER Dust Extractor & DUO Work Light 12/02/2016

Clean has never been so small The new CTL SYS SYSTAINER dust extractor from Festool…

Draft Regional Plan Released 12/02/2016

The NSW Government is inviting community and stakeholders to have a say about the future…

Treated Pine Decking 12/02/2016

Treated Pine Decking is one of the best known products in Australia and is an…

Protectadeck Bearer Protection 12/02/2016

Make your joists last longer with Protectadeck! Over the years there have been decks which…

ModWood Composite Decking 12/02/2016

ModWood’s composite decking comes in a range of sizes, colours and finishes, giving you the…

HardieDeck Board – EASY to install and maintain 12/02/2016

Living is easy with HardieDeck™. Defined by clean, modern lines and built to withstand the…

Hardwood Timber Decking Board Installation 12/02/2016

An Australian home just isn’t complete without an outdoor deck area. But good design, installation…

It’s Decking Season – Check out these Tips! 30/11/2015

Decking season is upon us and we thought it would be timely to offer some…

NOTICE! H3 Treated Pine Changes 30/11/2015

There are major changes happening with the supply of H3 rougher header (unprimed) treated pine….

Weathertex Weathergroove 30/11/2015

There are not too many building products in the Australian market that tick all the…

USG Boral MultiStop Plasterboard 02/11/2015

The USG Boral Multistop™ range is a tiered system, which means you can choose from…

Boral Hardwood Decking 02/11/2015

Boral Decking is manufactured from Australian hardwood species that have proven durability in Australian conditions….

Tapepro Shorty Flat Box Handle 27/10/2015

Tapepro’s new Shorty Flat Box Handle, is going to change the way you use your…

Floor Wastes in Bathrooms – Are they required? 23/09/2015

One of the more contentious issues in relation to bathroom construction is the provision of…