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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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What Are the Benefits of Polyester Acoustic Panels?

23 December 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you need to dampen down noise, then acoustic insulation panels are a solution worth considering. These panels absorb noise and trap it; they reduce its transfer from one room or area to another. Acoustic panelling is made from different materials, so you'll have to choose the right one for your build. In some cases, polyester panels are the best solution. Why do they work so well? 1. Polyester Panels Are Easy to Install Read More …

Is your bathroom sufficiently waterproof?

18 November 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Which room in your home is the wettest? Assuming that your property is structurally sound and no water is coming in from the outside the only two rooms in your home which will have much water in them should be your kitchen and your bathroom. Of these two, the bathroom will probably be much wetter with people running baths, climbing in and out of the shower, and splashing water around in the sink. Read More …

Tips for the Correct Placement of Excavation Safety Signs

19 October 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Excavation sites are complex and hazardous work environments. As such, maintaining high safety standards is crucial for the well-being of workers, visitors and the immediate community. Excavation safety signs are essential since they warn people about potential danger and inform them about procedures for staying safe within a worksite. However, excavation safety signs are only as significant as their placement. This article highlights tips for the correct placement of safety signs in excavation sites. Read More …

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 …