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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Why Choose Resin Injection Underpinning Instead of Concrete?

9 November 2018
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It could be there are cracks in your foundation, or maybe soil has moved beneath your property. Regardless of the problem, you'll need to seek out the services of an underpinning contractor to avoid experiencing serious property damage. It used to be that all underpinning involved concrete. For over 100 years, holes would be dug beneath the home and concrete poured in to improve stability – when the concrete sets, you'll have essentially created a whole new foundation. Read More …

Follow These Tips to Protect Your Water Bore From Water Contamination

9 November 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

One of the most common problems that people have to deal with after they have dug up water bores in their premises is protecting their water supply from contamination. It is unfortunate that when drinking water gets contaminated, most people do not even understand the source of the contamination. While there is little you as a boring owner can do to change the way land and waterways are treated which affects the quality of the groundwater, there are a few things that you can do to protect your water from getting contaminated. Read More …

5 Tips for Helping Your Turf During Periods of Drought

7 November 2018
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Periods of drought can take a toll on your turf. It can be disheartening to see a beautiful lawn turning brown. To help your turf during such dry periods, simply follow these five tips. 1. Use a De-Thatcher Thatch refers to the accumulation of organic matter over your turf. This can include dead grass, leaves, and weed growth. It's vital to get rid of thatch during periods of drought since it affects the health of grass and makes it much harder for water to get down to the root zone. Read More …

3 Services a Construction Engineer Can Offer for Home Renovation

7 November 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Planning a home renovation starts with your ideas for the home and what you want the finished product to become. This is a task that you can't handle alone. You will need plumbers and other contractors to finish the job. One of the contractors you may want to consider is a construction engineer. Construction engineers offer several services for home renovations that can benefit you from start to finish on your project. Read More …

Various Hardwood Species You Can Choose For Your Flooring

6 November 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Electing to revamp the appearance of your home does not have to entail an entire overhaul of the property. If your budget is modest, but you want to make a huge change, you should consider replacing your tile floors with hardwood flooring. Hardwood flooring is surprisingly versatile since it is available in a broad range of species. But this vast selection can also make it challenging for you to choose the right hardwood flooring, mainly if you do not know the pros and cons offered by each hardwood species. Read More …