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Protect your Oak Flooring for Winter

filed under Timber Knowledgebase

If you have solid oak flooring, or indeed any other species of hardwoo ...  Read more


iWood Celebrates Grown In Britain Week

filed under World News

14th - 20th October 2013 is Grown in Britain week. How much do you know about the UK's own home-grown timber? The Grown in Britain initiative aims to educate the industry on the benefits of British-gr ...  Read more


iWood Supplies Oak for White Castle Bridge Renovation

filed under iWood News

The new bridge over White Castle's moat in Monmouthshire, Wales has been constructed using oak supplied by iWood. See the photo gallery here of its construction and installation. ...  Read more


New iWood Website Launched

filed under iWood News

What's Different About the New iWood Website? ...  Read more


Restoring the look of discoloured and stained timber cladding

filed under Timber Knowledgebase

TRADA, The Timber Research and Development Association, have carried out studies into the causes of external cladding discolouration and the best ways to treat it. Black discolouration wa ...  Read more


Scientists Are One Step Closer to Solving Ash Dieback Disease Problem

filed under World News

Scientists in the UK have managed to unravel the DNA code of the ash dieback fungus which has attacked forests throughout Europe. They now believe that this DNA will help them to find out how th ...  Read more


Delivery options to Northern Ireland

filed under iWood News

After negotiating some great delivery rates with our couriers, this morning we were delighted to add delivery options to Northern Ireland to the iWood website. At checkout, simply sel ...  Read more


Great Offers Success

filed under iWood News

  The surplus stock offers were a massive success and because of this we have decided to add even more Timber onto the deal. You will find a whole new variety of European Oak in the new packs. ...  Read more


Website Update

filed under iWood News

Website update complete so now we have Facebook and Twitter buttons, as well as a few bug fixes (saving quotes for example) and speed improvements.  One helpful ne ...  Read more


100,000 Ash trees destroyed to halt spread of deadly disease!

filed under iWood News

  As of Monday there has been a ban on importing Ash tree’s after 100,000 trees were destroyed to help stop the spread of the deadly ash dieback disease. The government has also set ...  Read more


Timber Expo 2013

filed under iWood News

Now that the very successful 2012 Timber Expo, held at Coventry's Ricoh Arena, has closed you will be happy to hear that the dates for the 2013 Expo have been released - and it's to be h ...  Read more


Surplus Stock Offer

filed under iWood News

iWood now has a surplus of stock waiting for you at our Hixon warehouse where you can buy packs of timber without a minimum order amount - for a limited time only. There are only 20 packs left a ...  Read more


UK Trees Under Threat from Trees

filed under World News

Trees in the UK are coming under threat because of pests and disease, warns the forestry commission. The threat can’t be narrowed down to one specific species because it is feared that all ...  Read more


The UKs Tallest Oak Tree

filed under World News

A 132.5ft giant oak tree on a Wiltshire estate has been named the UK’s largest oak tree. The 200 year old tree was measured on behalf of the tree register charity by an expert, it is thoug ...  Read more


Exciting New Opportunities on iWood

filed under iWood Website

In this exciting period of development on the iWood website we are looking forward to an intriguing new feature that is coming soon. This feature will be available for everyone with iWood website acc ...  Read more


New Timber Chooser

filed under iWood News

If you're unsure of the best timber for your particular job, try our new Timber Chooser. We've programmed in each species of ...  Read more


Timber Merchants Win second Round of Business Competition

filed under iWood News

iWood have won the regional round of the Local Business Accelerators Scheme! This puts us in the nationals for a chance to win the top prize of mentoring by Dragon's Den's Debo ...  Read more


Timber Merchants Website Success Article

filed under iWood News

iWood has been featured on the front page of the business section in the Express and Star Newspaper. With a tight focus on our website, the article talks about iWood's huge national success ...  Read more


New improvements to your iWood Saved Quotes page

filed under iWood Website

This article is no longer relevant with the launch of our new website in late 2013. The improvements that were listed here, such as being able to archive your quotes and merge them into your shoppi ...  Read more


Singing iWood's Praises

filed under iWood News

iWood are over the moon with the latest testimonial received : "Stanbrook & Nicholson Ltd have been buying European Oak from iWood since their inception. In our trade it is often di ...  Read more


New pippy oak boules to arrive in the UK

filed under iWood News

iWood’s buying team has inspected and secured new ...  Read more


iWood Wins Local Business Accelerator Regional Competition

filed under iWood News

We are delighted to announce that iWood has won the regional round of the Local Business Accelerators competition! iWood has been selected, along with two other businesses as a “most ...  Read more


iWood Joins TRADA

filed under iWood News

In continuing efforts to cons ...  Read more


Timber Expo Success

filed under World News

  The 2011 Timber Expo has been hailed as a huge success. The exhibition was a great showcase for the timber industry giving people a chance to see new products and new technolog ...  Read more


New iWood website search function

filed under iWood Website

Update: October 2013With the launch of our new website, the new search function is on the to-do list. We'll announce on the front page and on Facebook when the new search fu ...  Read more


Imperial Measurements

filed under iWood Website

Before the launch of our new website we ran a survey asking about the importance of having an imperial to metric measurement converter. The general response was that it got in the way or confused m ...  Read more


Timber Packs Now Online!

filed under iWood News

Visitors to the iWood website are now able to buy bundles of pre-cut timber - known as 'Packs' - available in the leading spe ...  Read more


Wood Awards 2011

filed under iWood News

Wood Awards 2011 to be Presented at Timber Expo   This years Wood Awards are to be presented at TRADA sponsored Timber Expo 2011 at Coventry's Ricoh Arena, in Sept ...  Read more


Low Energy Timber Frame Buildings

filed under iWood News

Now available on pre-order from the TRADA Bookshop is the new edition of Read more


'What Wood You Choose' Launched by WWF

filed under iWood News

Last week the WWF (World Wildlife Fund - not the wrestlers!) launched their 'What Wood You Choose' campaign.  Designed to heighten awareness of the new Read more


iWood Oak Used in Award Winning Project

filed under iWood News

Hearty Congratulations to Welland Timber Products Ltd, who recently won the prestigious John Hedgecock Memorial Award for technical excellenc ...  Read more


Getting an iWood Website Account is Now Even Easier!

filed under iWood Website

Getting an iWood Timber Merchants Account is now far easier - and with instant email activation you will automatically receive a discount on your prices everytime you use the price calculator o ...  Read more


The iWood Factor - The Timber Merchants with a Difference

filed under Timber Merchants

iWood Timber Merchants - The iWood Factor! At iWood, we are often asked what makes us different Read more


Oak Suppliers

filed under iWood Website

iWood is striving to become the UK’s number one oak suppliers. Our website is geared up to give you oak prices faster than ever before at prices you’ll love. Don’t forget, you’ll instantly rece ...  Read more


iWood Buying Team Visits French Sawmills

filed under iWood News

Earlier this week, as part of efforts to become the UK's leading oak suppliers, our buying team was in France hand selecting oak to cater for the coming month’s trade. Some of the oak was p ...  Read more


Mother Nature Network: The Many Uses of Trees

filed under Timber Knowledgebase

The Mother Nature Network has an interesting and informative page on their website about the most common uses of wood, as well as a brief look at how technology allows us to get ...  Read more


Tree Recovery in Britain

filed under World News

Earlier this month the Telegraph reported that “UK woodland returns to highest level in more than 250 years”. Highlights from the story state that British woodland hasn’t been at this level ...  Read more


Timber Merchants Video

filed under iWood Website

iWood Timber Merchants - The Video! Have a look at our timber merchants' "how to use the iWood website" video.