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June FREE Friday BBQ Breakies! May 17, 2017

Every Friday, 6.30am – 8am at all NHS stores, come grab a FREE BBQ breaky…

June Supplier Price Rises May 17, 2017

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

The NEW Feature Packed KS 60 – Slide Compound Mitre Saw from Festool May 16, 2017

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

BASIX Target Changes 1 July 2017 May 16, 2017

The BASIX energy targets in NSW will be changing on 1 July 2017. Since 2005…

2017-18 Budget Briefing May 16, 2017

The 2017-2018 Budget, while not as focused on small business as previous budgets, still had…

Get a Handle on Fire & Disabled Access Door Hardware May 1, 2017

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

May FREE BBQ’s featuring suppliers May 1, 2017

Every Friday, 6.30am – 8am at all NHS stores, come grab a FREE BBQ breaky…

June Supplier Price Changes May 1, 2017

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

Growing out of the trades May 1, 2017

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

MBA Courses – May & June 2017 April 28, 2017

Master Builders Newcastle have the following courses and events coming up in May and June…

Weathertex’s NEW Product Portfolio online April 4, 2017

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

FREE Friday BBQ Breakies in April April 4, 2017

Every Friday 6.30 – 8am at all NHS stores, come grab a free BBQ breaky…

Healthy 2017 Residential Construction Outlook April 4, 2017

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

May Supplier Price Rises April 4, 2017

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

Introducing Weathertex Ecowall March 1, 2017

Check out Weathertex on the NHS online store

April Supplier Price Rises March 1, 2017

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

Meet Michael Wind! March 1, 2017

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

NEW Spotted Gum GL18 Posts March 1, 2017

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

Tapepro Cornice Heads from Wallboard Tools March 1, 2017

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

Claiming Progress Payments in Contracts March 1, 2017

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

Join the NHS Footy Tipping Comp! February 2, 2017

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

Weathertex #1 Most Trusted Brand January 31, 2017

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

Tradiesafe January 31, 2017

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

Sarking for Weathertex Products January 31, 2017

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

March Supplier Price Rises January 31, 2017

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

Meet Taylor! January 31, 2017

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

Growing out of the trades – Hiring an Apprentice January 31, 2017

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

Don’t get caught out by this SCAM! December 20, 2016

From Westpac Westpac has recently alerted us to the following scam which is targeting Australian…

Sarking that provides a triple shield of protection December 20, 2016

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

February Supplier Price Rises December 20, 2016

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

Starmix Vacuum Cleaning & Maintenance December 20, 2016

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

2016 National Construction Code Changes December 20, 2016

We would like to take this opportunity to inform you of some significant changes to…

Hume Evolution One Touch Cavity Release System November 30, 2016

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

Custom Construction Site Banners Now Available November 30, 2016

PVC mesh banners cut to size with eyelets Shade cloth rolls Corflute signs 7 day…

Bremick Truss Head Decking Screw November 30, 2016

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

Christmas Shutdown Reminder November 30, 2016

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

NEW Infinity Doors from Corinthian November 30, 2016

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

January Supplier Price Rises November 30, 2016

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

December FREE Builders Breaky BBQ’s every Friday! November 30, 2016

Don’t forget our FREE Builders Breaky BBQs on every Friday morning from 6:30am until approximately 8am…

NEW from Plaster Trims & Tape – Now stocked! November 30, 2016

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

Adjustable Joist Support – KlevaKlip November 30, 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! October 28, 2016

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

Pre Primed Timber Products – are they different? October 28, 2016

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

FREE Builders Breaky BBQ’s every Friday! October 28, 2016

Every month we feature some of our leading suppliers at our FREE Builders Breaky BBQs…

December Supplier Price Rises October 28, 2016

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

Tru-Pine from Jenkin October 28, 2016

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

WIN AN ON-SITE BBQ FOR YOU & YOUR CREW! October 28, 2016

Come see us at our NEW STORE at NHS Beresfield! 5 Birraba Avenue – Just…

NHS Partners with HIA to Present Award October 28, 2016

HIA Industry Update Over 500 members of the local residential construction industry were on hand…

ON SALE! October 7, 2016

Don’t miss out on these great deals available in October! BUY ONLINE!

FREE Friday Trade Breakies in October October 4, 2016

Join us and some of our leading suppliers at our FREE Friday Trade Breaky at…

Get 10% OFF your next purchase of Scyon & HardieDeck October 4, 2016

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

WIN a US Master experience with Weathertex October 4, 2016

Simply spend $1,000 or more on Weathertex until the end of February 2017 to go…

November Supplier Price Rises October 4, 2016

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

Glue-Laminated Timber from Hyne Timber October 4, 2016

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

New Ways with Timber October 4, 2016

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

TECBEAM October 4, 2016

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

EDGEFORM October 4, 2016

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

NEW Store NHS Beresfield opens 12 Sept September 9, 2016

We are excited to announce that our NEW third store at Beresfield will open this…

Bushfire Resistant Timbers September 1, 2016

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

ModWood Flame Shield Decking September 1, 2016

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

Scyon Secura Interior Flooring Boards Sealant September 1, 2016

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

October Supplier Price Rises September 1, 2016

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

Bushfire Maps for Urban Release Areas September 1, 2016

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

NEW from Hume Doors – The Hampton Collection September 1, 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 September 1, 2016

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

Corinthian Deco & Moda Door Sale! August 1, 2016

All Deco & Moda Corinthian Doors are ON SALE, EXCLUSIVE to NHS! *Sale ends 31…

It’s Tradies National Health Month August 1, 2016

You don’t need a six-pack to be ‘fit for work’. Being fit for work doesn’t…

TOX Fasteners now at NHS! July 28, 2016

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

Jeans for Genes BBQ Friday 5 August July 28, 2016

Raising funds for the Children’s Medical Research Institute Most babies are born healthy, but sadly…

September Supplier Price Rises July 28, 2016

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

Help, Information & Advice from the HIA July 28, 2016

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

Meranti Veneered Mouldings from ITI July 28, 2016

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

Fraudulent Activity Warning from Westpac July 28, 2016

We have recently been notified by Westpac that they have had 2 large clients on…

NHS Charity Donations ready to hit $100,000! July 11, 2016

NHS has a voluntary workplace giving program whereby staff can make a small donation of…

August Supplier Price Rises June 30, 2016

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

Bradford Insulation – Roofs, Ceilings, Walls & Floors June 30, 2016

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

NEW! Bradford Black Hypoallergenic. Soft to touch. June 30, 2016

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

Expol Underfloor Insulation June 30, 2016

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

How does sarking insulation work? June 30, 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? June 30, 2016

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

SHOP ONLINE! June 15, 2016

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What makes Weathertex so EASY AS? June 9, 2016

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

FREE BBQ Breaky & Paslode Deals! June 1, 2016

Come to NHS Cardiff for a FREE BBQ Breaky featuring Paslode! When you buy from NHS…

WIN INSTANTLY with HardieDeck! June 1, 2016

Simply purchase over 30m2 of HardieDeck™ from NHS from 1 June – 30 September 2016,…

Festool – Clever right down to the smallest detail May 31, 2016

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

HIA Industry Update – Long Service Leave Employer Reporting May 31, 2016

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

July Supplier Price Rises May 31, 2016

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

Organ & Tissue Donation Saves Lives May 31, 2016

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

Soudal – WIN a VIP Experience in Paris May 31, 2016

Buy Soudal for your chance to WIN! Soudal, the Official Sponsor of the Lotto Soudal…

June Stocktake & Public Holiday Closures May 31, 2016

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

Festool Catalogue May 3, 2016

Check out the latest Festool May-June Catalogue! Pair a Festool power tool with a dust…

Trade in & Power up with Makita May 2, 2016

Bonus 4.0Ah Battery* with DHP481 combo purchases from 1st May to 30th June 2016. Trade in…

Protect your hearing with ProChoice May 2, 2016

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

June Supplier Price Rises May 2, 2016

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

HIA Industry Update – Control of your building site May 2, 2016

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

NHS Beresfield OPENING SEPTEMBER 2016 April 22, 2016

  NHS is expanding with a third store to be open in September 2016 at…

Festool 4 Schools Program April 1, 2016

NHS are now a part of the Festool 4 Schools program that has been designed…

May Supplier Price Rises April 1, 2016

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

Changes to stocked RE LVL lengths April 1, 2016

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

Boral Rusticated Cladding April 1, 2016

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

NRG Greenboard™ Energy Efficient Wall Cladding System April 1, 2016

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

Weathertex BCA Compliance Ticks All The Boxes April 1, 2016

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

Easter Closure March 24, 2016

NHS is CLOSED over the Easter period from Friday 25 March and we will re-open…

Grab your Bradford Threebies March 8, 2016

Go to csrbradford.com.au/natbuildthreebies

Join the NHS NRL Footy Tipping Comp! March 1, 2016

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

Features & Benefits of Woodhouse Edgeline mouldings March 1, 2016

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

Do you know your cavities? March 1, 2016

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

April Supplier Price Rises March 1, 2016

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

New door furniture range in-store and online now! March 1, 2016

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

Overhead protection of your doors March 1, 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 March 1, 2016

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

WIN a Fistful of Dollars February 29, 2016

You could WIN 1 of 2 x $5000 cash prizes! Simply purchase $100 worth of…

WIN a Share in $150,000 with HardieDeck! February 23, 2016

Take the HardieDeck™ Builder Challenge Fancy a shot at a share of $150,000* for getting…

Weathertex Weathergroove February 12, 2016

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

Sound Rating of Doors February 12, 2016

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

It’s Decking Season! Check out these tips! February 12, 2016

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

NOTICE! H3 Treated Pine Changes February 12, 2016

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

Soudal T-Rex Power Turbo February 12, 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 February 12, 2016

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

Draft Regional Plan Released February 12, 2016

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

Festool Jan-Mar Catalogue February 12, 2016

Check out the latest Festool Catalogue for some great offers! Offers run from January –…

February Supplier Price Rises February 12, 2016

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

Treated Pine Decking February 12, 2016

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

Protectadeck Bearer Protection February 12, 2016

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

ModWood Composite Decking February 12, 2016

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

March Supplier Price Rises February 12, 2016

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

HardieDeck Board – EASY to install and maintain February 12, 2016

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

Hardwood Timber Decking Board Installation February 12, 2016

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

December Builders BBQs November 30, 2015

Check out which suppliers are featuring at the Builders BBQ’s this month! December 4 Carter…

HIA Update: Christmas Shutdown Reminder November 30, 2015

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

It’s Decking Season – Check out these Tips! November 30, 2015

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

NOTICE! H3 Treated Pine Changes November 30, 2015

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

Weathertex Weathergroove November 30, 2015

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

NHS ‘Its HardieDeck. Not Hard Work’ Seminar November 12, 2015

If you missed the HardieDeck Seminar, here’s a copy of the presentation NHS_HardieDeck_Seminar_12.11.15

November Builders BBQ’s November 5, 2015

Join us every Friday for a FREE BBQ breaky at NHS Lambton and Cardiff, featuring…

USG Boral MultiStop Plasterboard November 2, 2015

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

Lake Mac Releases First Draft Adaption Plan November 2, 2015

Lake Macquarie City Council have recently exhibited the Draft Marks Point and Belmont South Local…

Boral Hardwood Decking November 2, 2015

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

Tapepro Shorty Flat Box Handle October 27, 2015

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

Floor Wastes in Bathrooms – Are they required? September 23, 2015

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