The DIY builder

Donagh McClafferty, the new managing director of do-it-yourself chain 4Home, says that business is booming because of uncertainty in the property market.

18th August, 2007

Donagh McClafferty, the new managing director of do-it-yourself chain 4Home, says that business is booming because of uncertainty in the property market.

Falling property prices and rising mortgage repayments are not good news for most people, but they are leading to a boom in one sector - DIY. No one recognises this more than Donagh McClafferty, the new managing director of DIY chain 4Home Superstores.

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