If you plan to renovate a concrete garage, here are some safety tips that you may want to keep in mind. Dampen the concrete before drilling into it You may need to drill into the concrete walls of the garage in order to hang shelves or cabinets or to fit worktops. If you decide to do this, it is important to dampen the concrete (by, for example, giving it a light spray with a garden hose) before the concrete drilling process begins.
9 April 2019
As a general contractor, you need the input of other professionals to make your construction projects a success. One of the professionals you'll need to hire is a draftsman, also known as a drafter. These professionals create technical drawings used for new constructions, but their services can be used in other fields besides construction. Before seeking out a drafter, you should understand that not all drafters are created equal. Therefore, the first drafter you come across may not be the best one for you.
15 March 2019
If you've been in the market for a house for a while, you know that finding the perfect home for your family may not be an easy task. But this doesn't mean you should keep your guard down when you finally find a house that matches your requirements. One of the things you should do as part of due diligence during the home purchase process is to seek out the services of a house inspector or building inspector.
18 January 2019
Do you have some construction work to do within a waterway that is adjacent to your commercial property? Perhaps you need to construct a dock facility of some kind so that you can bring in materials more efficiently or load up finished products for onward distribution. Either way, this is going to require quite a lot of detailed work underwater in order to lay the foundations. As part of this preparation, you will need to look at the bigger picture so that you do not cause unnecessary damage or issues in other areas, so what type of protection do you need to introduce before you begin any work in earnest?
2 November 2018
As people decide that they want to become more environmentally friendly, they are choosing heating and cooling methods for their home that are far more sustainable. Towards the top of the list in the accommodating Australian environment may well be a heat pump, as this is highly energy-efficient and much less impactful than combustion-based options. Like anything else, though, problems can materialise, and somebody may have told you that your reversing valve is playing up.
11 October 2018
Retail refrigeration is important if you run a supermarket, a restaurant or a flower shop where the freshness of your perishables items is important. This is why cool rooms are essential for such applications. However, cool rooms are a costly investment and that's why careful consideration of some key issues is essential when thinking of installing one. Besides the costs associated with the installation of cool rooms, it's imperative to understand that they run on electricity.
26 September 2018
If you have discovered cracks in the foundation of the property you are currently renovating, here are two steps you will need to take. Identify and fix the source of the foundation cracks before you have the foundation itself repaired After discovering the cracked foundation, your first instinct might be to call a tradesperson who does foundation crack repairs and arrange for them to fix the damage as quickly as possible.
1 August 2018
Schools often experience a heavy amount of foot traffic on a regular basis. As hundreds of students walk back and forth from their classes, they tend to heavily use the floors and subject them to wear and tear. In addition, school children are not immune to spilling liquids and other items on the floors from time to time. Schools therefore need a durable, cost-effective and easy-to-maintain material for constructing their floors.
5 March 2018
Building a brand new home is an exciting prospect and one that also comes with many options for construction. Like many Australians, you may have decided to have your home custom built to ensure that it meets your lifestyle needs both now and in the future. Instead of simply building a single dwelling, many people are now choosing to create a dual key home. Essentially, a dual key home is on that has a small addition as well as the main home.
5 March 2018
Demolition is a complicated job. It involves the procedural dismantling of the structure, followed by site clearing, and then remediation of the environment. Some good options exist for the demolition of a structure. In the end, the final decision on choice is made after considering multiple factors that include location, size of the building, building material, and purpose of the demolition. After all relevant considerations are taken into account, a course of action is determined.
5 March 2018