Building a New Home

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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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Avoid Blocked Drains in Your Home with These Simple Tips

30 November 2018
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Blocked drains can prove to be unpleasant and may disrupt your daily activities around the house. It can also be expensive to have a plumber come in to help unblock the drains, and they have to dig down to get to a drain pipe, which is a complicated process. Note a few helpful tips to avoid blocked drains. Watch What You Put, Pour or Flush Down Your Drain Most of the sewer blockages result from the items that homeowners put in their drains or flush down their toilets. Read More …

Knowing When You Need an Emergency Plumber

30 November 2018
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The thing about plumbing is that every homeowner seems to be under the presumption that they can handle minor problems and save some money while they are at it. Granted, obscure issues like a little clog can be dealt with by a plunger. But what happens when your plumbing issues become recurrent? In fact, what people tend to overlook about DIY repairs is that chances are you will be aggravating the problem, leading to expensive repair costs by a certified plumber. 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 …