Building a New Home

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Building a New Home

If you plan to build a new home, you will no doubt have lots of questions about how best to proceed. I am here to help you to understand the different things you need to consider when planning and constructing a new property. I don't work in the construction industry but last year, I successfully built a new property using a team of construction contractors. The contractors were real professionals who worked quickly and to a very high standard. They were very kind to me and took the time to explain exactly what they were doing at each stage of the construction job.

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4 Top Advantages of Ground Penetrating Radar in Construction

24 October 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Ground penetrating radar (GPR) is a popular technology that is quickly gaining popularity in the construction industry. It offers a non-destructive, flexible and robust method of determining what lies beneath the ground. This advanced technology provides numerous advantages to the construction industry. Continue reading this post to learn four incredible benefits of ground penetrating radar to your construction project.  Eliminates the Need for Excavation  Before the advent of GPR technology, engineers relied on a couple of methods to determine what lies beneath the ground, including schematics and excavation. Read More …

Three Signs You Need To Update Your Residential Insulation

22 August 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Residential insulation is a great way to save money on your monthly energy bill. The benefits of residential insulation don't stop there, though. The right type of insulation can protect your home from frequent damage and wear caused by extreme temperatures and weather conditions. There are also several other benefits to residential insulation that you may not have considered. If you're thinking about updating your residential insulation, here are three signs that will help you decide if now is the right time: Read More …

Asbestos Removal Tips

9 June 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Asbestos removal helps shield your family or the occupants of a commercial building from the devastating health effects of inhaling asbestos fibres. Most people do not quite comprehend the asbestos removal process. Below is a comprehensive asbestos removal guide. Asbestos Surveys The truth is that most homeowners and commercial property owners do not have an accurate estimate of the volume of asbestos on their property or the location of asbestos inside the structure. Read More …

Four Benefits Of Pine Framing

8 April 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Pine framing is an affordable, renewable and environmentally sustainable building material. The versatility of pine buildings allows for a quick and easy build, making it the perfect choice for farmers and other users who may be building themselves. Here are four benefits of Pine Framing 1. Pine Framing Is Affordable Pine is a very affordable building material. Being lighter than hardwood, pine construction uses less material. This means that pine is not only cheaper at the point of purchase, but also cheaper to transport. Read More …

All You Need To Know About Mobile Scaffolding

8 February 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Most people are aware of steel, cantilever, single and double scaffolding since they are a feature of high-rise buildings under construction. However, little is known about mobile scaffolds. Continue reading this excerpt to learn about mobile scaffolds.  What Is Mobile Scaffolding?  A mobile scaffold is an elevated platform supported by a series of standards, ledgers and couplers. It is a single platform with castors at the bottom. The castors prevent you from dismantling the scaffolding as you move it around the site. Read More …