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

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

Construction & Contractors Blog

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

Construction & Contractors Blog

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

Construction & Contractors Blog

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?

Construction & Contractors Blog

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