Construction Contractors

5 Things You Need to Know If You Want to Modify Your Roof to a Vaulted Ceiling

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If you want to remodel your home so you have a vaulted ceiling, you may need to make adjustments to your current roof trusses. Before you get started, here's what you need to know. 1. Roof Design Software Can Help To guide you along the way, you may want to check out some roof design software. With that, you can put in the specifications of your roof, but instead of replicating your current design, you can let the software know that you plan to create a vaulted ceiling.

17 May 2017

Key Considerations When Contemplating Tennis Court Construction

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If you are looking to make your yard more functional, tennis court construction would be a great option to consider. Whether you are a veteran player or are simply looking to exercise more, a tennis court would be a practical addition to your fitness regime. However, choosing to construct a tennis court is not merely about having the budget and space for it. Here are some of the other key considerations to bear in mind when considering the construction of a tennis court on your property.

2 May 2017

Top Considerations When You Are Selecting Bi-fold Doors for Your Newly Built Home

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Bi-fold doors comprise a minimum of two panels that fold onto themselves to open. The panels are often all linked together using hinges. Bi-fold doors are not created equal, and there are a lot of things that you should consider if you are thinking about installing these doors in your newly constructed home. Here are some of the top considerations you should make.  Number of panels: As already mentioned earlier, bi-folds are made up of at least two panels, meaning you can find bi-fold doors with three, four, five, six or more panels all connected together.

24 April 2017

Two common mistakes to avoid when renovating your bathroom

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Renovating your bathroom is a great way to add value to your property and make this frequently-visited part of the home more enjoyable to use. If you're thinking about taking on this type of project, here are two very common mistakes which you should try to avoid making. Doing your own waterproofing Waterproofing is a crucial step that must be undertaken during any bathroom renovation project; this process involves the adding a protective barrier to the floors and walls of a bathroom, in order to prevent moisture produced in this area from seeping into and damaging other parts of the property.

18 April 2017

Residential Construction and the Design Process

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With advancements in construction technology, design software, and even architectural preferences, residential constructions have become more and more dynamic. Gone are the days of the mundane box-like structures many people opted for in building designs for a home. Today, shopping for building designs is as easy as the click of a button, or the choice of a photo online from multiple design styles. Whereas these advancements have made the building design step of residential construction quicker and far more dynamic than ever, it is also becoming quite a slippery slope that can leave many with regretted choices.

28 March 2017

Aluminium Scaffolding: 3 Benefits

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Aluminium scaffolding structures are frequently used in the construction industry. Scaffolding is used for to create work platforms for a range of purposes such as carrying out repairs, cleaning windows and guttering and installing windows and roofs. Below is a guide to 3 benefits of using scaffolding. Increased safety A major benefit of using an aluminium scaffold structures when working on a site is the increased safety that they provide. When working at height, contractors can be placed at significant risk so you should not take safety for granted.

22 March 2017

Security Alarms: Top Features to Include In Your System

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For some people who may have never bought a security alarm, they may be conjuring up images of the analogue versions that would emanate loud shrieks when their property is breached. The reality is that security systems have come a long way from these types of systems. With technological advancements, there is a host of features that you could opt for that would enhance your safety as well as the convenience of owning a security alarm system.

21 March 2017

Top Factors That Influence Choice of Building Materials for New Homes

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Building your home from scratch is always an exciting project. This is because you have a great opportunity to construct a design that suits your requirements and is unique from the rest. But new building construction projects come with their fair share of challenges that if are not anticipated can lead to serious problems down the road.  If you intend to build a new house from the ground up, you should keep in mind that choice of materials is very important.

15 March 2017

Top Benefits of Cellulose Insulation

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If you are looking for insulation material for your home, cellulose insulation is a popular option you should consider trying. Made from recycled paper, cellulose insulation is among the most sought after insulation types because of the range of benefits it offers homeowners. By investing in cellulose insulation, here are 3 major ways you stand to gain. Higher Thermal Performance Thermal performance is usually a top priority for many homeowners looking for insulation materials for their homes.

15 March 2017

Residential Carpentry Jobs Best Left to a Professional

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If you're somewhat handy with a hammer and circular saw, and can access online videos that explain home repair and renovation work, you may assume you can easily manage home carpentry jobs on your own. This can be a mistake, as some jobs are more complicated than you may realize and should be left to a professional. Note a few of those jobs and why you should never try to tackle them on your own, even if you consider yourself very handy around the house.

14 March 2017