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The Various Benefits of Acoustic Plasterboard Panels

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

How to Deal with Thermal Bridges Around Your Property

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If you run a commercial operation in a standalone property, then you need to ensure that your building is as energy-efficient as possible. If you do so, you can keep your costs down and make a difference to the environment by reducing the size of your carbon footprint. As you pursue these goals, you may have introduced the most efficient heating or air conditioning system and have trained your staff to use it wisely, but you may need to look for gaps around the shell of your property that could be causing an issue.

29 October 2019

Is It Time to Resurface Your Wooden Deck? Here's How to Know

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Nothing is more relaxing than chilling on your deck as you barbecue, read your favourite books and watch the summer days go by. However, you can only enjoy this outdoor space if your deck surface is in excellent condition. A worn deck is not only an eyesore, but it can also be dangerous if it caves. Unfortunately, you may not be able to tell whether your deck needs resurfacing until it's too late.

15 October 2019

Five benefits of driven piles

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A strong foundation will translate to a stable house. There are various kinds of foundation boring in the market. Pile foundation involves taking a vertical structure's weight to the more in-depth section of the soil. The upper part of the earth is weak and not ideal for pile foundation. Driven piles are long, slender columns that provide support or resist forces. You should hire foundation boring services for driving piles.

4 October 2019