2019

Two Safety Tips to Keep in Mind When Renovating a Concrete Garage

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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

Check Out These Tips for Choosing the Best Draftsman for You

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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

Reasons to Consider Stainless Steel Balustrades for Your Home

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Do you have an alfresco or staircases in your house? Are you designing a house that has raised features? If so, you'll definitely need some protective rails that'll match the artistic design of your house. Consider installing stainless steel balustrades. Not only do they offer strong support for your rails but they are also appealing and come in different designs. Below are more compelling reasons why you should opt for stainless steel balustrades.

23 February 2019

Here's Why You Shouldn't Skip a Pre-Purchase House Inspection

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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

The Benefits of Grit Blasting Before Painting

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Grit blasting is part of processes that are known as abrasive blasting. These are methods that are used to remove imperfections such as old paint, rust and other contaminants from the surface of objects before they receive another type of finish. The blasting process is essential because, in addition to the removal of impurities, it makes the surface porous, which increases its ability to hold a protective coating. The materials commonly used for blasting include white aluminium oxide grit, glass grit, corncob grit, silicon carbide grit and even steel grit.

5 January 2019