Dan Mckinney

About Me
Building a New Home

If you plan to build a new home, you will no doubt have lots of questions about how best to proceed. I am here to help you to understand the different things you need to consider when planning and constructing a new property. I don't work in the construction industry but last year, I successfully built a new property using a team of construction contractors. The contractors were real professionals who worked quickly and to a very high standard. They were very kind to me and took the time to explain exactly what they were doing at each stage of the construction job.

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Three Ideas To Enhance Your Garden Landscape

25 November 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Creating a beautiful garden allows you to get creative and express your personality. Incorporating natural stone, timber and bricks are just several ways that you can enhance the landscape. Here are three ideas to consider.  Gravel Pathways A gravel pathway is a perfect way to add decoration and colour to the garden while providing a useful trail. Fill your path with colourful and smooth river stones in pinks, greys, creams and blues. Read More …

Importance of Building Surveys

23 October 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are planning to develop raw land, your contractor has probably informed you of the several building aspects required, such as building surveying. A survey is helpful for both small and large projects, as it helps in planning. It also helps to identify the resources on land, and thus legalize the area for construction. For accurate building results, however, it is essential to look for a reputable construction surveyor for your property. Read More …

Areas of Your Yoga Studio that Need Stainless Steel Floor Wastes

9 October 2019
 Categories: , Blog

When you think of stainless steel floor wastes, you tend to think of the food service industry. The truth is, these types of floor grates can be beneficial in other businesses as well. For example, if you are considering opening a yoga studio, there are several areas of your business that can benefit from these grates. Here are a few of those areas and what to know about the placement and reasoning for floor wastes in these areas: Read More …

Three Top Tips for Success in the Bulk Haulage Business

30 August 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Bulk haulage is one of the largest sectors in the country's transport business. Due to the dangers associated with hauling bulky items, there are many rules, regulations and logistics that have been put in place to prevent damages and accidents. Most people have a hard time understanding and following all the rules. If you need to transport bulky items, such as construction materials, from one point to another, you should understand haulage regulations beforehand. Read More …

When Do You Need a Lot Line Survey?

30 August 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Very few homeowners think carefully about the real boundaries to their property. They move in and assume that the existing fences mark the boundary to their home. Unfortunately, problems arise when they add something to their homes, such as a garage or a deck, and a neighbour complains that someone is encroaching on their property. Fortunately, these are disputes which can easily be solved by the municipal council by carrying out a lot line survey. Read More …