The Anatomy of a Perfect Construction Project: Tips for Consumers

Whether you're starting a home building project or doing something on a larger scale, you have to keep a lot of different elements in mind. You have to think about the quality of the contractors you hire, the environmental impact of the materials you select, and the building processes that are used in the project. You also have to think about time and budget constraints. That can be overwhelming, but this blog is here to shoulder some of the burden. My name is Jonathon, and I've been there. I decided to start this blog to provide tips and ideas for others who are dealing with the stresses of planning, starting or managing a construction project.

The Anatomy of a Perfect Construction Project: Tips for Consumers

Tips for Roofing Trainees When Installing Insulation

31 July 2018
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Construction & Contractors, Blog

As an apprentice in a roofing contracting firm, it is critical to stay on top of your game when a trainer takes you about the trade. However, it does not mean that you should expect your trainer to instruct you on everything. Notably, roofing firms appreciate proactive apprentices because it helps to shorten the training period. Additionally, trainees that take the time to learn more about roofing in their free time stand a much better chance of accompanying contractors to the field for more hands-on experience.
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Timber Decking Vs. Concrete Decking

15 June 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Decks can be used in your home to extend your living area, to serve as a patio for relaxing or to be a part of garden landscaping. Decks are typically constructed by a few basic steps; laying a foundation groundwork, installing a frame, and setting up the timber decking planks. Two popular materials used for decking include concrete and timber. While both popular options, timber decking typically emerges as the better material to use for your outdoor decks.
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The Horror of a Blocked Toilet: What to Do

1 May 2018
 Categories: , Blog

Whether it's Jack Nicholson going crazy in an isolated and creepy yet picturesque hotel, or a cultivated and charming killer with a taste for fava beans and a nice Chianti, this type of horror ends the moment you turn the TV off and remember you're in your nice, safe home. But what about when your home presents you with another type of horror? When your toilet doesn't flush and the water (along with the contents of the bowl) begins to creep upwards, it's a sign that something is seriously wrong in the world.
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Commercial Concrete Kerbing: Simple Tips for Ensuring Durability

29 March 2018
 Categories: , Blog

Concrete kerbs are favourable over alternatives for commercial kerbing applications. In simple terms, concrete is a durable and strong material which can withstand the stress of high traffic and unexpected impact. Also, the material is relatively inexpensive and has a contemporary appearance which complements commercial setups. In addition, the concrete kerbing will not need constant maintenance. However, you should note that the performance and longevity of the structure can be determined by numerous external factors.
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2 Aspects to Consider When Choosing an Electrical Contractor to Bring Electricity to Your House

5 March 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Whenever a job involves dealing with electricity, it is always best to let a professional handle it. If the job involves connecting your home to the consumer mains electricity, you will need to enlist the services of a certified electrician. Creating a power connection is not just a matter of using a two-wire cable to deliver electricity to the home — it is a job that requires the installation of various electrical components such as the meter box, main fuse, and power circuits for various sockets.
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The Anatomy of a Perfect Construction Project: Tips for Consumers

Whether you're starting a home building project or doing something on a larger scale, you have to keep a lot of different elements in mind. You have to think about the quality of the contractors you hire, the environmental impact of the materials you select, and the building processes that are used in the project. You also have to think about time and budget constraints. That can be overwhelming, but this blog is here to shoulder some of the burden. My name is Jonathon, and I've been there. I decided to start this blog to provide tips and ideas for others who are dealing with the stresses of planning, starting or managing a construction project.

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