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.


Why You Should Never Ignore a Slow-Moving Drain

12 November 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Do you often take things for granted at home, even though you know you should take a particular action? Some homeowners take this approach when it comes to their drainage system, as they can clearly see that the dishwater is taking a long time to disappear down the plug hole each afternoon. While there is undoubtedly a problem out of sight, it has not yet resulted in a catastrophe of any kind, and you may have more important things to do with your time. Read More …

How to choose the best demolition contractor for your commercial premises

11 November 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Interestingly, the chaotic process of demolition requires extensive planning. Before the bulldozers come out to work, you often need to obtain the necessary permits, put safety procedures in place and determine how the waste will be disposed of. And when you're demolishing a large commercial structure, the process is even more complicated. To plan for a successful demolition process, you need a qualified and experienced contractor at your service. While it may first seem overwhelming to choose a demolition contractor, follow these four simple steps to find the best professional for the job. Read More …

Key Services You Can Get From Your Emergency Locksmith

11 November 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

What's the first thing you normally think of whenever you realize you are locked out of your company, car or house? Perhaps you may think about where you placed your spare keys, but what if you can't get there because it's in the middle of the night and everybody is sleeping? If you find yourself in such a predicament, you can always depend on an emergency locksmith 24/7. You can be locked out at any hour, and that's why you require emergency services. Read More …

How to Start Your Day on the Right Foot

11 November 2018
 Categories: , Blog

Most people are concerned about their outward appearance to one degree or another. Sometimes this can be critical, if you interact with people on a daily basis in a sales environment, for example. However, almost everybody wants to ensure that they look good before they leave the house in the morning and the time spent in front of their bathroom mirror is indeed well-spent. With so much on the line, why do you need to make sure that your mirror is well made, well-positioned and more than simply a pane of reflective glass? Read More …

The 3 Main Reasons why you Should Invest in Helical Pile Foundations

10 November 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The strength of a building's foundation is what determines its structural integrity. When the right foundation structures are used, a house can weather many storms and stand firm for many years. On the other hand, if the foundation is made using the wrong material, symptoms such as cracks on the walls, doors that won't close, separation of walls and many other indicators of weakness. Helical steel piles are famous for both residential and commercial constructions. Read More …