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Significant Things to Note About Timber Supplies

Construction & Contractors Blog

If you have a construction project, it is essential to know a few things about timber products. Even though your project manager or structural engineer might be on top of things, having some knowledge about timber supplies is fundamental in understanding why they are selected and how your use of a structure affects this choice. What Are the Uses of Timber Supplies in Construction Projects? Timber has many uses in different construction projects.

23 October 2020

Irresistible Benefits Of Opting For Piling During Foundation Construction

Construction & Contractors Blog

Once your construction contractors break ground on your custom home build project, one of the first decisions you need to make is how best they can construct the foundation of the house. Although there are multiple options you can deliberate on, piling is undoubtedly a leading method due to the range of advantages that it offers. For starters, this technique is critical if your lot has weak soil, as it helps reinforce the stability of the structure.

23 October 2020

How to Rebrand Your Stores When the Pressure Is On

Construction & Contractors Blog

There's no doubt that the retail industry has been under tremendous pressure in recent times. The pandemic added a great deal of uncertainty to the challenging environment and forced store owners to come up with new and creative ways to push forward. Sometimes, this can involve a complete rebranding exercise, which could be combined with a seasonal repositioning. If you're in charge of several retail units, how can you gain some new momentum by refreshing and rebranding your stores?

22 September 2020

The Various Benefits of Acoustic Plasterboard Panels

Construction & Contractors Blog

There's standard plasterboard, and then, there's acoustic plasterboard. Both plaster-based construction products help insulate against heat transfer, but the latter is specifically designed to provide sound insulation to improve occupant comfort and acoustic performance. If you're considering soundproofing your building with acoustic plasterboard panels, you should know the benefits that await you. That way, you can make an educated decision as to whether they're the right choice for your soundproofing application.

24 August 2020

Three Types Of Land Surveys You May Require For Your Construction Project

Construction & Contractors Blog

When some people think of land surveys, they tend to assume that these tools are only critical when fencing their property to ensure they are not encroaching on neighbouring lots. Granted, knowing where your fence should go is essential to avoid potential land disputes when developing a lot, but this is not the only reason why you should have one done. In addition to establishing boundary lines, land surveys outline the locations of various structures on the lot, their dimensions and any other improvements on the lot.

28 July 2020

How to Make Your New Patio Nice and Private

Construction & Contractors Blog

If you have the space to build a patio, but the only available space doesn't offer much in the way of privacy, should you go ahead anyway? Well, the short answer is yes. Just because the available space backs straight onto your neighbour's property, or perhaps a highrise building next door will have a bird's eye view of your new patio, doesn't mean that you need to be on show each time you use the space.

25 June 2020

Metal Laser Cutting; How to Get the Best Cuts

Construction & Contractors Blog

Laser cutting is the process of cutting a design from materials while guiding it with a CAD file. Laser cutting is a 2D technology since light travels in one direction at a time. The technology slices through materials using a laser at high speeds. With laser cutting, you can work on various metals. The process also allows you to handle big projects. Metal laser cutting can benefit any business sector. If you are looking to use it in your construction projects, learn the best steps to follow.

27 May 2020

Land Development 101: Understanding the Land Development Process

Construction & Contractors Blog

Thinking of venturing into the real estate industry? If you're a budding property developer and are hoping to become successful, it is important that you have an overview of the land development process. Sure, there is a lot of jargon and complex processes that you will need to learn, but understanding the basics is always a good starting point. With that said, here's a basic overview of what the land development process entails.

21 February 2020

Tips for Designing an Outdoor Deck

Construction & Contractors Blog

Many people find peace and relaxation at their homes in outdoor environments. Unlike indoors, the outdoors offers a fair share of both sunlight and calm air, which provides solitude. For this reason, it is essential to enhance the outdoor appearance by improving your landscape and creating unique and attractive decks. Outdoor decks provide privacy, entertainment and stunning views, especially if your deck builder has expertise in the field. If you intend to complete your home exteriors with a deck, check out the following designing tips:

7 January 2020

Considerations to Have in Mind When Choosing Natural Stone Countertops

Construction & Contractors Blog

Whether you are designing your new kitchen or remodelling your old one, a natural stone countertop is a modern, stylish and durable investment. Stone adds a touch of elegance that you can't achieve with other materials. However, there are various types of stone to choose from, including granite, limestone, marble and quartz, among others. You have to narrow down your selection, and as you do so, here are a few considerations to have in mind.

5 December 2019