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Essential Guide to Home Construction Planning

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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

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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

Three Reasons Why You Should Consider Getting a Bituminous Spray Seal for Your Road

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Asphalt is one of the best materials used to pave driveways, access roads and even highways. When you install it correctly, it can serve you for many years, and it will not be made impassable by rain or excessive dryness as is the case with dirt roads. However, asphalt roads do need proper maintenance from time to time. When maintenance is neglected, your road ends up with portholes and reels and might end up falling apart altogether, creating further repair expenses for you.

26 May 2020

3 Aspects That Determine the Space You Need When Constructing a Rural Shed

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Storage is a problem that most people who deal with farm animals, farm machinery and agricultural supplies in their property face. If you are one of them, you only need to build a steady rural shed to fix the storage problem. Whether you intend to build your rural shed using metal or wood, it all depends on the purpose you want it to serve. However, most people find space a limiting factor when installing the shed for their agricultural needs.

24 April 2020

Repair Foundation With Underpinning

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Homeowners looking to add a storey to an existing structure or want to repair a faulty foundation should consider the different types of underpinning. When it comes to repairing faulty foundations, any cracks wider than 3mm require underpinning. There are different ways to undertake underpinning in your home or commercial building. Take note of a few highlighted in this guide. Brackets and Screw Piles This is a common underpinning method in instances where other underpinning processes aren't possible.

23 April 2020

Top Reasons to Build a Metal Carport in Your Home

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Typically free-standing or projecting from the side of the main house, a carport is a semi-covered structure primarily used as a shelter for cars. There is a variety of materials that can be used for carport construction. Each material has unique pros and cons that should be considered in determining the right material for the project. Metal carports are a popular choice for homeowners owing to the many delightful benefits they deliver.

24 February 2020

Are you buying the right timber products?

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When you are working with wood, choosing the right timber products is always going to be essential to the successful completion of your project. There are many timber products available, and if you choose the wrong one then your new construction could quickly fail. You might find that something you designed for use outdoors rots away far sooner than you expected, or something far worse could happen. If you choose the wrong timber products for a building project that requires structural timber, then you may find yourself with a home that is unsafe to use until major work is completed.

10 January 2020

Reverse-Cycle Heating and Cooling systems

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Are you wondering what the term 'reverse-cycle heating and cooling' means? Well, think of it as air conditioning that works both ways. Over the years, air conditioners only worked as either heating or cooling systems. But with technology advancement, you can now get yourself an air conditioner that generates heat and cools the air depending on your preference. This is especially useful for people living in places that get hot during the day and extremely cold over the night.

12 December 2019

Want To Turn Your Single Block Into A Subdivided Land Development? Here's How To Do It

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Across much of Australia, land prices have never been higher. For those living on the edges of the major cities seeing the expansion of the metropolises slowly moving towards them, now is a great time to prepare your property so you can maximise its value in the future. Those with larger properties might be considering selling it as a single block but the truth is you can make much more from a subdivided lot that is ready for a developer to come in and start construction.

21 November 2019

Ideas For Maximising Storage For Your New Kitchen

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When undergoing kitchen renovations, one of the most critical elements is storage. To get the best result, don't just consider the overall number of cupboardsā€”instead, think about how accessible and easy to use they are. Here are some ideas for maximising the storage potential of your space. Pull-Out Shelves Standard cabinets don't make the best use of space. Items in the back can be challenging to find, and you have to bend over while rummaging around trying to locate things.

17 October 2019