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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Is It Worthwhile To Include A Ducted Vacuum Cleaner In Your Construction Budget?

19 August 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When planning the construction of your forever home, you get the chance to incorporate an array of features and amenities that will work towards making your daily life as convenient and enjoyable as possible. For some homeowners, this may translate into the integration of a sunroom, a deck, a swimming pool and so on. However, have you considered a ducted vacuum cleaner? Although similar to a traditional vacuum in that the ducted variety will collect dirt, this is the only way they compare. Read More …

5 Signs That Your Home Needs Underpinning

19 August 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If your foundation is damaged, your home may be in danger of collapsing or sinking. Luckily, it doesn't have to get that bad. There are a few signs that your house's foundation needs attention. Due to the shallow foundations that older homes are built on, they're particularly at risk of collapse. However, even new homes may also be at risk. Here are 5 signs that your home needs underpinning.  Cracks in Your Walls These are the most common signs that your home needs underpinning. Read More …

How Can You Make the Most of Your Retail Shop Fittings?

24 July 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When you manage a retail business, there are always going to be plenty of things for you to think about. In addition to coping with the day-to-day needs of your customers, you will need to deal with all of the necessary paperwork and make sure that your stock levels are correct for every item that you sell. In the midst of all these tasks, it can be easy to forget about keeping your store 'current'. Read More …

Two Tips for Those Who Want to Turn Their Concrete Driveway Into a Garden

24 June 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you have no need for the concrete driveway that currently exists on your property and would like to turn it into a garden, you might want to give these tips a read. Get a contractor who provides concrete removal services to help you It is important that you use a contractor's concrete removal services when you are ready to start tearing out the driveway. The reasons for this are as follows; concrete is a very solid and tough material which can be hard to break apart. Read More …

Expert Kitchen Designer Tips for Every Homeowner

12 May 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Are you renovating an old kitchen or building a new one? You will likely have a lot of design decisions to make. The important thing is to come up with a system that works for you. It can be overwhelming to know if you are making the right choices. The article highlights considerations that expert kitchen designers make when designing a kitchen.  Create a Floor Plan Always start any of your kitchen projects with a floor plan. Read More …