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.


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 …

Top Tips When Choosing an Industrial Contractor

13 February 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Are you looking for an industrial contractor? Could be you want to build a showroom, manufacturing premises or a cold storage room. The article below discusses the various considerations you should make when hiring an industrial contractor.  Specialisation The contractor should have conducted similar works in the past. Unlike residential projects, industrial construction presents various challenges. For example, you may need to install complex packaging and processing equipment, assembly lines, mills, boiler rooms and industrial robots. Read More …

Reasons to Consider Roof Insulation in Your Home

17 December 2019
 Categories: , Blog

Roof insulation is becoming common among current residential properties. It is never too late to consider insulating the roofing of your home. You can still do roof insulation regardless of your current roofing system. Roof insulation might cost you extra during the installation, but it will save you maintenance costs along the way. If you are in doubt, below are benefits associated with roof insulation: Energy Conservation Efficient roof insulation will benefit you by saving both money and energy within your home. Read More …

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 …