Construction Contractors

How to Design an Energy-Efficient Kitchen Renovation

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If you're passionate about helping the Earth, you'll want to factor eco-friendliness into your new kitchen renovation. Here are three 'green' tips that will help you design a kitchen that's as good for the environment as it is for you and your family. Maximise Natural Light A great way to be more eco-friendly is to reduce your energy use. Kitchens can have some of the highest energy use levels in any home because of all the appliances you use to cook.

3 September 2019

Your Essential Guide to Residential Wastewater Design

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For homes that won't be connected to the municipal wastewater system, designing an on-site wastewater management system is essential. In coming up with the design of the system, there are many different factors to consider.  Here's a look at some of the key variables to consider when designing the appropriate wastewater management system for your new home. Site Conditions How much land is available for installation of the system? Which type of soil is found on the property?

25 June 2019

Carport Upgrades to Consider With Your Home Renovation

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The carport is one area of the home that often is overlooked during renovations. You may feel like there is not much you can do to upgrade it. The truth is, there are several upgrades you can make to your carport. Before you call your local carport builders, consider these upgrades. Each upgrade has year round benefits and can make the area more than just a place to house your vehicles.

27 May 2019

Important Things to Note About Retail Shop Fittings

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Choosing the right retail shop fittings is a matter of how you will be using them, and the display solutions that you pick give a message to people who come into the store. In other words, they do more for your shop than you think. They contribute to the impression that your store creates and how it will make the products look more attractive. Therefore, you should consider what kind of impression you want.

19 April 2019

4 Crucial Things To Do Before You Renovate a House

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House renovation is an adventure that can quickly go off the rails if it's not handled correctly. There are several wrong turns many homeowners can take, from getting a shady contractor to going over the budget to realising the paint you picked or bathroom cabinets you bought aren't suitable once the work is completed. So to ensure your home improvement project is completed successfully, whether it's just kitchen renovation or a complete house overhaul, it's crucial to be prepared.

20 March 2019

Three Important Considerations for Installing Your Scaffolding Equipment

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If you are planning on hiring a scaffolding system for your construction work, you should think about the access requirements. In simple terms, it is important to acquire a system that will provide expedient elevated access during the building processes. You must ensure that the scaffold can reach the desired maximum height during the construction operations. In addition, your chosen scaffold should be able to support the potential total weight that will be exerted.

26 February 2019

Considerations When Hiring a Marine Contractor

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If you live near a body of water or plan to establish a business near one, you may need some construction work on the shore or inside the body of water. The best way to conduct such works is by hiring a marine contractor. Marine contractors have specialised equipment such as dredgers, barges and self-elevating platforms needed to complete marine projects. Below are important considerations to make when choosing a marine contractor.

7 January 2019

Signs Your Business Needs Waterproofing

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Is your business smelling a little musty? Although many people associate waterproofing with keeping basements dry, it's a technique that can prevent dampness anywhere in your building. When you use commercial waterproofing, you can prevent expensive repairs in the future and maintain a more hygienic environment today. Aside from musty smells and the presence of mould, there are other warning signs you should look out for. Efflorescence is making its way into your walls

14 December 2018

3 Ways Trees Can Damage Your Home's Foundation

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Trees can create shady spots in your garden, help make your home more private and generally enhance the way a property looks. Unfortunately, trees can also damage your home's foundation. It's not something that most people take the time to think about, but damage caused by trees is one of the most common reasons for foundation repair. Given the expense and inconvenience associated with home foundation work—not to mention the risk of considerable property damage when your foundation is compromised—this is something you'll want to avoid.

17 October 2018

Two Ways To Remove Excess Soil From A Construction Boring Project

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During outdoor renovations at home, there is often excess material left over that needs to be dealt with sooner rather than later. As someone who is taking advantage of the spring weather to have a directional hole bored, ready for a new water well, you're wondering what to do about the excess dirt created by drilling work. Here are two ways to get rid of excess soil created during a direction drilling projection.

28 September 2018