2021

About Me
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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Benefits of a Brick Paver Driveway

13 December 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you're laying a new driveway, you might consider concrete or asphalt before realising that you want something more attractive. In that case, why not install clay brick pavers? Consider the following benefits of these surfaces. Versatile Brick pavers create classic driveways that suit diverse house styles. They tend to blend into the setting regardless of the architecture. For example, you could lay a sweeping, curved driveway that leads to a grand home. Read More …

Home Extension Tips

21 October 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Many homeowners have contemplated an extension at one point. It could be that your home looks cramped or you need additional space for a garage, storage shed, extra bedroom or guest wing. Similar to other homeowners, you may have brushed off the idea since you presume it is a tedious task. On the contrary, a home extension is probably one of the best ways to improve the value of your home. Read More …

Fixing Potholes: Tips for DIYers

7 September 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Potholes are common road problems. Generally, when water collects under the road or pavement over time, it expands and contracts repeatedly, causing bending and cracking of the pavement material. Eventually, the cracks become potholes. Potholes come in different sizes and shapes, and they can cause significant safety issues when driving or wreak havoc to your vehicle. Bent rims, tyre punctures, exhaust system damage, suspension damage, and engine damage are some of the car problems potholes can cause. Read More …

Asphalt Pavement Protection From Water Damage: Tips for Modern Cities

23 July 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Today's cities wouldn't be fun to live in if it wasn't for good roads and paved surfaces. They make movement easy, as you can drive or ride from one point to the other on a user-friendly surface. In doing so, paved surfaces contribute significantly to modern economies by enhancing commercial activities such as transport and logistics. Asphalt has been the ideal material for making roads in urban areas. Its durability, tensile strength and ease of maintenance make it stand out from the crowd. Read More …

Do You Need to Install Retaining Walls on Your Property?

15 June 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

How stable is the earth on your property? If your property is more or less flat, you won't have to spend long worrying about the effects of a landslip or a flood. If your property is more rugged, you must spend time considering the risks posed by water cascading downwards, eroding the soil or causing a landslip. If too much water or soil reaches parts of your property where it doesn't belong, the results could be catastrophic. Read More …