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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Which type of soil should you use for your septic drain field?

26 October 2018
 Categories: , Blog

There are 3 important components that determine how effective your septic system is: the septic tank, drainage pipes and the drain field. Your drain field is perhaps one of the most important parts of the system. After waste is treated within the septic tank itself, the drain field receives this treated waste and allows it to percolate to underlying soil layers. A clogged drain field is a common reason why your sewage system may back up into the home. Read More …

DIY Tips for Building a Solid Farm Shed

26 October 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are a DIY enthusiast, you have probably considered constructing a shed on your own, since they do not require complex floor plans. Nevertheless, few people put much thought into building a durable shed. Instead, they focus more on getting the structure erected. Below are some tips that you can use for DIY construction of a durable farm shed. A solid foundation is important A mistake some amateur DIY enthusiasts make is not taking the time to create a foundation for their shed. Read More …

Sheep Metal Ducting: Three Practical Precautions for Installing Your Pipework

26 October 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are planning on installing ducting in your building, you should opt for sheet metal piping. Sheet metal is favourable over fibreboard and plastic alternatives because of its intrinsic strength. In simple terms, this type of ducting is not vulnerable to distortion and damage due to mechanical stress and impact. In addition, sheet metal piping is clean and hypoallergenic. The ducting will not cause the release of harmful fibrous particles during usage. Read More …

Two Types Of Garage Door Repair Work You Should Not Do Without The Help Of A Professional

23 October 2018
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While there some forms of garage door repair work that you can easily do yourself (such as sanding off and covering up flaking door paint, for example), there are other tasks that should only be carried out by a professional that specialises in fixing garage doors. Continue reading to find out what these tasks are. Replacing the door spring The spring that is attached to your garage door is designed to enable you to open and close the door quickly and easily. Read More …

Top 3 Factors to Consider When Designing Your Custom Deck

30 September 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Outdoor living areas are ideal places to relax, play with your children, and entertain your guests. They can also seamlessly bring kitchens, dining areas, bars, hot tubs, fireplaces and other indoor amenities outside.  Building a custom-designed deck is a great way to add practicality and kerb appeal to your home. Here are some important things to consider when coming up with the custom design of your deck. 1. Decking materials Read More …