Australia's freakishly hot summer days are making many homeowners look at ways of spending more time outdoors. Building a pergola is a fantastic way to create the perfect place for outdoor relaxation in your home. But before committing to the project, you'll need to carefully think through the design of your new alfresco living area. Here's some design inspiration for your pergola construction project. Pergola over a deck Building your pergola atop an existing deck is a clever way to raise it up higher than it would be built directly in the ground.
19 July 2021
Here are a few tips to follow when getting pallets for a construction project. Get pallets that are a little larger than necessary It's best to get larger pallets than is technically necessary, given the size of the building materials you'll be putting on them. Sometimes, despite doing your best to securely tie the building supplies to the pallet to stop them from falling off it when you're transporting it, these items may still slide away from their original position.
28 May 2021
If you have a building project that you have in mind, you might be concerned about whether or not you are going to be able to get your building project approved by your local government. This is a big concern for many people who are building commercial structures, industrial facilities or even homes, but there are things that you can do to increase your chances of having your building project approved.
23 April 2021
Basements are becoming more and more popular across Australia as people recognise their benefits not just as extra living space, but also as storage space and a foundational support for the home. They can also help insulate the house during summer, keeping it cooler than it otherwise would be. The only problem is that because basements are so low, they can often be affected by dampness from water, both from your home and water that naturally occurs after a rainstorm.
25 January 2021
Australians are compulsive new home-buyers and builders, and it is not unusual for someone to go through several houses during their adult life. Of course, all these changes have costs associated with them, and these can often leave people in a bit of financial strife. That is why more and more Australians are turning to home extensions rather than swapping homes entirely. If you have the itch to move again, here are a few reasons why you should reconsider home extensions instead of a much bigger financial strain.
25 January 2021
Design is an essential aspect of commercial building construction. Unique designs and state-of-the-art amenities make your building attractive to renters. Besides, they will be ready to pay more rent. Read this guide for some commercial building design tips. Choosing a Building Material Several factors will come into play when choosing a building material. For instance, bricks and concrete have a high thermal mass. As such, they are ideal for cold climates.
9 December 2020
External wall cladding is essential to protect homes from harsh weather conditions, improve the appearance of the building and make the home more comfortable. There are many types of cladding available, including tiles, timber, stucco and fibre sheets. Here are a few key factors you should consider when choosing a type of cladding for your home. 1. Protection The main purpose of external wall cladding is to protect the walls of your home from harsh weather conditions, which may include heavy rain, storms, hail, snow, extreme cold and extreme heat.
10 November 2020
If you are having a new home built from scratch and want to make sure that it is finished as soon as possible, you should have a close look at timber frame construction. You'll be able to choose from a variety of different construction methods, but for maximum efficiency, you should think about a structural frame approach. What are the advantages of this solution? Prefabrication Once you have decided on the configuration and your architects have finished with their calculations, contractors can get to work on the frame itself.
6 October 2020
When it comes to upgrading your property, not many people are familiar with laws and processes relating to land divisions. It is quite a niche area of law, so that is not surprising, but there are several useful processes that can make life a lot easier for those who know what to look for. One such land division law relates to easements. Easements can be the solution to many tricky problems you never even realised you had, but they can also be quite complicated procedures that need the help of experts in land division law to establish.
28 August 2020
Land subdivision is a suitable venture for people who want to invest in the real estate business. Below is a short guide on the land subdivision process. Start With A Market Survey A market survey will help you determine the profitability of the venture. Typically, you should examine the following: What is the current demand for land in the area? Check the price of plots to know whether you will get value for your money.
7 August 2020