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What You Should Know About Buying An Underpinned Building

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It can be quite daunting to put in an offer for a building that has had some foundation underpinning work done on it in the past. It's not so much of a big deal when you have the right information. For prospective buyers, here are a few questions to ask about foundation underpinning that will help put you at ease about buying that property. 1. Why Did The Building Need Underpinning?

16 July 2019

Factors to Consider When Transporting Heavy Equipment

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Bulk haulage has become part of the daily activities of most construction companies. Irrespective of whether you are considering adding extra heavy equipment for manufacturing processes or you have a specific heavy load, you cannot escape bulk haulage.  Even so, it can be a bit challenging for construction managers since it is not easy to get a reliable company to offer the required transportation services. However, it is crucial to understand that the conveyance of such heavy machinery should be handled with extreme care to prevent disasters.

28 June 2019

Problems You May Have With Your Tankless Hot Water Heater

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Electric tankless hot water heaters can save money on your energy bill. They can also save space in your home since you will not need space for a water tank. However, just like with traditional water tanks and hot water systems, there can still be repair issues. Here are a few of the hot water repairs you may face with your tankless system and what you need to know about each one.

29 May 2019

Qualities to Look Out for When Choosing a Retail Shop Fittings Company

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Retail shop fittings must be considered when you are designing the interior of your shop. They can either cause a decrease or increase in sales volume as they have an impact on your customers' experience at your shop. This customer experience can be defined as how easily a customer is able to access a particular product and how aesthetically appealing your interior organisation is to the customer. If you want to set up shop fittings that will boost your business, consider these qualities when choosing a retail shop fittings company.

20 May 2019

Why commercial marine contractors are the right choice for your project

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If you want to construct a building then your first visit would normally be to a builder or architect to discuss your proposal. There are, however, times when a traditional builder isn't going to be able to help you. When you are considering any form of marine construction then commercial marine contractors are the right people to advise you. They will have the expertise needed to cope with the unique circumstances of marine construction and will be able to complete work which a conventional builder would not have the experience or equipment to undertake.

4 April 2019

How to Avoid Mistakes with Bathroom Waterproofing

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There are a lot of bad bathroom waterproofing cases that lead to expensive repairs, and it disrupts the everyday life of homeowners. This is a very common problem, and it does not only apply to old homes because even the new ones could have issues. If not done right, bathroom waterproofing repairs involve a lot of work because the tile bedding, fixtures, and tiles have to be temporarily removed. For you to not fall into the same situation, here are the common mistakes and how to avoid them:

26 March 2019

Save Money on Commercial Refrigeration Costs With These Tips

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If you run a grocery store, a convenience shop, a restaurant, a bakery or a similar type of business, you likely spend a lot of money keeping perishable items cold. Looking for ways to save on commercial refrigeration costs? Keep these tips in mind. 1. Check Temperatures Frequently Local health standards have guidelines on how often you should check the temperatures in your refrigerator, but you may want to check the temperatures even more often than recommended.

1 March 2019

4 Reasons Why Roller Shutters Have Become So Popular

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Undoubtedly, roller shutters have become highly popular, and it's not difficult to identify the reasons. There are numerous advantages to installing a roller shutter that goes beyond security, such as energy efficiency, weather protection, and aesthetics. This post will outline reasons why smart roller shutters are the number one durable solution for all businesses and homes. 1. Security The first and most obvious reason for installing roller shutters is the excellent security they offer, giving your business or home that extra protection.

14 February 2019

2 tips for those who will be renovating the exterior of their property

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If you will be renovating the exterior of your property, you may want to keep the advice below in mind. 1. Check the stability of any retaining walls in your garden before installing integrated features near them If you have retaining walls in your garden, which bears the weight of large section of sloping ground, you should ask your contractor to check that this wall is completely stable, before you arrange for them to build any integrated features (such as in-built patio furniture, a swimming pool or an integrated barbecue) near this wall.

11 January 2019

Constructional Works That Necessitate Underpinning the Foundations

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Certainly, the foundation is the backbone of any building. Its purpose is to support the parts built above the ground. A good foundation translates to a strong building that can stand the test of time. A bad one, on the other hand, is similar to a ticking time bomb that can explode at any time and wreak havoc. Bad foundations are a common cause of collapsing buildings that damage buildings and kill people in the process.

26 December 2018