Louella Grant

Why Hire a Consulting Engineer to Help With Your Post-Tension Design?

Construction & Contractors Blog

Some projects have simple concrete reinforcement needs. However, others need a more complex solution. For example, you might need to use a post-tensioning process on your concrete in certain areas of your build. But, what is post-tensioning reinforcement and why should you hire a consulting engineer at the design stage of your project? What Is Concrete Post-Tensioning? If you need to reinforce a regular concrete build, then you might use traditional methods such as reinforcing bars.

16 August 2021

Residential Development: Three Crucial Considerations for a Successful Subdivision

Construction & Contractors Blog

Land subdivision can increase the value of your property during development. In simple terms, the multiple lots created after a subdivision will allow for the sale or lease of each independent section. The total earned is often higher than if the tract was sold or leased as a single piece. Also, subdivision ensures extraction of maximum land value because different lots can be handled differently. For instance, the landowner can use one section for a personal home while the others can become a source of rental income.

9 July 2021

Top Reasons to Have Your Concrete Floors Polished

Construction & Contractors Blog

Concrete floors are popularly installed in many different types of facilities and structures. Concrete floors are a popular choice in warehouses and manufacturing facilities, for example, and you can even find them inside many retail stores. If you have concrete flooring in your facility, or if you are thinking about choosing this flooring option for a facility that you are having built, then you should think about having concrete polishing done to the concrete flooring.

24 May 2021

Dealing with Commercial or Industrial Wastewater: Things to Consider

Construction & Contractors Blog

Here are some of the things you should consider when designing a wastewater system for a commercial or industrial site. The volume of wastewater The first thing you should consider is the volume of wastewater the system will need to deal with at peak times. You should be able to use existing data to estimate the volume of water which will need to be processed. You also need to determine if there will be any significant variations in flow rate and what type of response time you need from the system when this occurs.

5 April 2021

Do You Need to Oversee a New Fitout?

Construction & Contractors Blog

When you first take possession of your retail or office premises, it may be the right size and shape for your needs, but it is unlikely to be perfect. Arranging for a full fit-out of the premises is the best way to ensure that not only will be building be ideally suited to the way that you want to use it, but it will increase confidence in your brand by encouraging your customers or clients to buy from you.

2 March 2021

Commercial Refrigeration Repair: How to Know It Is Time To Hire an Expert to Repair Your Business's Refrigeration Equipment

Construction & Contractors Blog

If your business relies on commercial refrigerators and freezers, a slight breakdown can be regrettable. When your refrigeration system fails, you are at risk of incurring losses due to spoilage of perishable items. For that reason, you must routinely service the units to ensure optimal performance. More importantly, you need to repair issues as soon as they emerge to avoid surprise failures. That means you have to pay attention to the system's operations and look out for early warning signs.

13 January 2021

How To Tell If You Need A New Freezer Room Or Just Repairs On Your Current Room

Construction & Contractors Blog

Freezer room construction is an important aspect that any hospitality or medical business needs to consider when it comes to their long-term survival. You need a freezer room that is the right size, has the proper cooling methods, and is in a good condition so that the contents of the room aren't at risk. Sometimes, freezer rooms will outstay their welcome and require a full reconstruction while, more often than not, refrigeration repair is all that is needed to put the freezer room back in order.

1 December 2020

Why A Master Painter Is An Absolute Must For Any Renovation You Do

Construction & Contractors Blog

When changing the interior look of your house, there are a lot of tasks you need to consider, from very basic ones, such as the layout of your furniture, to the more in-depth and complex ones like rewiring your home or breaking down/adding in new walls. There is a lot to consider, which is why many people wrongly assume that painting is an area where they can save a little bit of money by doing it themselves.

27 October 2020

Essential Guide to Home Construction Planning

Construction & Contractors Blog

The cost of building a home can be downright expensive. If you have secured a loan or have tucked away enough money to finance the project, the next step is to dive right into the planning stage. Proper planning and preparation are essential to ensure a successful construction project, as it helps outline how work will be performed, when, and by who. There are lots of things that need to be done before starting work on your residential build.

24 September 2020

5 Reasons Why Timber Roof Trusses Should Be Featured in Your Next Construction Project

Construction & Contractors Blog

Whether its industrial, commercial or residential building, timber roof trusses suit many construction projects across Australia. They offer excellent flexibility compared to other types of trusses when it comes to designing construction plan layouts. Besides, timber roof trusses have a higher strength-to-weight ratio, which makes them ideal for wide-spanned roof design. Keep reading to learn the top advantages of using timber roof trusses in your building projects. They Are Versatile and Flexible

29 June 2020