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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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Access Your Rural Property’s Bore Water Supply In 3 Simple Steps

30 June 2017
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Construction & Contractors, Blog

Moving to a rural or remote location is a dream come true for many Australians. Along with the solitude and wide open spaces, there is also an increased need for self-sufficiency. Often, essential amenities are unavailable or difficult and expensive to connect with in this type of location. If you don't have a property with mains water connections or a natural surface water source such as a river, dam or stream, then you'll need to ensure that you have an adequate water supply.
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Two types of construction materials that must be protected from heavy rain

28 June 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Heavy rain can cause severe damage to certain types of construction materials. Read on to learn why it is so important to protect the following kinds of building materials from the rain. Timber The framing and trusses that are used to construct buildings are almost always made from timber. Unfortunately, this material can sustain serious damage when exposed to heavy rain. Warping is one of the many issues that can occur if construction timber gets wet.
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Choosing The Right Concrete Pump Hire For The Job

25 June 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When you need to arrange a concrete pump hire, you'll need to be sure that the pump you hire is suitable for the job at hand. There are a number of factors that may affect the type of concrete pump hire you choose, including the space you have to work with, the type of work you need to complete and also the length of hire. If you have never hired concrete equipment before it is a good idea to seek the advice of a professional who can give you advice on concrete pumps, batching plants, mixers and any other construction equipment you may need to complete your project.
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4 Things Construction Surveyors Check to Ensure Effective Site Drainage

23 June 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Construction surveyors play an important role in ensuring that a construction project is performed in accordance with the designs of that project. This article discusses some of the aspects that a construction surveyor pays attention to in order to ensure that you will not have drainage problems when you start using your building. Culverts Culverts may need to be installed in order to handle the large volumes of rainwater that may be flowing through your property.
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3 Questions to Consider When Setting Up a Pumping Station for Rainwater Management

22 June 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Managing storm water and rain runoff involves a lot of different elements, but gravity is often at the heart of it. If you have to deal with storm water drainage in an area where gravity is not helping you, it may be time to consider a pump station. When talking with pump station contractors about your needs, here are several of the elements you need to consider. 1. Where Is the Water Coming From?
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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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