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