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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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How to Select the Right Fill for your Tower Application

13 November 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

One of the most common questions asked about cooling tower operation is how one can tell whether a certain type of fill will work for their tower. A water cooling tower applies the same basic principles that are applied by any other body in dissipating heat so as to cool down. Cooling happens fast when the heated object is spread out over a large area, which is why cooling towers are fitted with fillers. Read More …

4 Reasons to Choose Pressure-Treated Fencing Over Dip-Treated

13 November 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Choosing top-quality fencing timber means more than looking at the material itself. You'll also want to pay close attention to how it has been treated, and that usually means choosing between dip-treated and pressure-treated. Dip-treated fencing is usually less expensive than pressure-treated, so those who don't understand the difference between them might choose dip-treated without appreciating their mistake. Here are just four reasons why pressure-treated fencing is well worth the added cost. Read More …

Could a retaining wall help you make better use of your garden?

12 November 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Is your home built on a slope? Is there a challenging physical layout that is preventing you from making full use of your garden? One of the easiest ways to increase the amount of level ground available to your family is to build retaining walls on your property. In addition to creating a larger level area retaining walls are frequently used as a simple solution to drainage problems as they can be used to channel water away from your property. Read More …

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 …