6 Factors to Consider When Choosing External Cladding

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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

Why You Should Choose Timber for Your New Home Construction

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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

How And Why An Easement Could Change Your Life For The Better

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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 Tips

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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

5 Reasons You Should Invest in Concrete Sealing on Your Concrete Driveway

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Most homeowners like concrete because it offers durability. However, to avoid cracks, deterioration, staining and other forms of damage, you need to invest in concrete sealing by a qualified concrete sealing contractor. Concrete seals act as a barrier between your concrete driveway and elements like snow, ice, grease and dirt. While concrete requires little maintenance, sealing every few years will maintain high quality while preventing water retention.  Here are 5 reasons why you should invest in concrete sealing.

13 July 2020

How Home Builder Warranty Insurance Gives You Peace of Mind

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If you want to build your own home and have no experience of this level of build, then you have to rely on the home builder you hire to do the job. As you shortlist builders, it's important to make sure that they have the skills and experience you need. It's also important to ensure that they have a home builder warranty insurance policy in place. This coverage gives you extra protection in the event that something goes wrong.

9 June 2020

Polished Concrete: All You Need to Know

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If you fancy shiny and extremely smooth floors, then you should go for concrete polishing. The good thing is that the finish can last for over 20 years and does not need a lot of maintenance. It is also easy to clean, does not chip or dent and is non-slippery. The polished surface is also more stable and does not get affected by harsh conditions. Almost all concrete floors, whether new or old, can be polished to the desired taste.

28 February 2020

Types of Foundation Crack Repair

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Structural damage to your foundation can cause many problems, and it can be a safety hazard for occupants. Poor drainage and poor preparation of the soil are the main causes of a damaged foundation. Whatever the cause of structural damage to a foundation, it can depreciate the value of your home and be an expensive repair. With time, all foundations settle, but when the settling is extreme, it is a warning sign.

24 January 2020

Three Guidelines to Follow When Planning Freezer Room Construction

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Freezer rooms are a crucial part of businesses that deal with perishable goods. If you are running a restaurant, grocery store or other business which needs your goods to stay fresh, you should think of refrigeration when constructing the business premises. It is advisable to hire a competent contractor to handle the planning and implementation of the cold room plan. Different businesses will have their own unique cold room requirements. You, therefore, need to discuss your specific needs.

30 November 2019

Your Essential Guide for Selecting a Roofing Material for Your Residential Roof Construction


Looking to build a new residential roof or replace an old one? One of the biggest decisions you will need to make before embarking on the project is choosing the right roofing material for your project. The problem that many people face when it is time to choose a roofing material is that there is such a wide variety of roofing materials and products in the construction market that is it difficult to make a final decision.

28 October 2019