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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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Features That Make a New Home More Attractive to Potential Buyers

3 December 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When working with a home builder to construct new homes for sale, you want to ensure you include features that appeal to the widest range of buyers. What you, as a developer, may want in a home may not be what appeals to today's homebuyers, so it's good to think of features that will increase the value of your new homes and ensure they get sold as quickly as possible. Note a few of today's popular features that make a home more desirable to potential buyers and discuss these with your builder as needed. Read More …

Underpinning – Why You Need It and the Methods Employed

30 November 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

One of the more commonly sought services for pre-existing structures is underpinning. The process entails the stabilisation as well as the strengthening of your pre-existing property by installing pins, beams or concrete under the foundation. However, the type of underpinning that your house will require will vary depending on the kind of damage that your foundation has acquired and the ground underneath. Thus, underpinning is carried out in various methods to ensure that the type performed will be suited to your individual requirements. Read More …

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 …