While a troweled finish is the most basic and widely used concrete finish, several finishing options exist for various concrete construction projects. These days, a lot of building owners are increasingly leaning towards a polished finish. This trend can be attributed to the many great benefits that polished concrete floors provide. A polished concrete finish is achieved by mechanically grinding and polishing a concrete surface with the help of specialised tools and equipment.
1 April 2021
Most of the time, digging trenches to lay foundations, cables or pipes is quite straightforward. You can simply hire a digger and dig along the length of the channel to the required depth. After building what you need, or inserting your pipe or cable, you will cover it up and refill the trench. However, there are always going to be times when laying your pipes isn't so easy. For situations where you can't use traditional methods, it often helps to have assistance from a company that offers non-destructive digging.
17 February 2021
A walk-in freezer is a central element in any restaurant or commercial kitchen. Every food business requires adequate storage space for chilled and frozen foods. Thus, finding the best freezer room can directly impact the quality of food served in the establishment. Whether you're constructing a standard or custom freezer room, here are a few tips to help you design a functional and efficient space for your restaurant. Establish space and usage requirements
5 January 2021
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
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
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
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
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
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
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