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Colin's Construction Blog: Building a House

Hi, there! My name is Colin. Last year, I finally completed some construction work on my home. For many years, I had been meaning to do lots of jobs around the place. I wanted to install a new bathroom downstairs. However, I had no idea how to do this so I avoided everything. My wife continued to complain about the lack of progress so I eventually contacted a team of contractors. A plumber, an electrician and a construction team visited my home and completed the work. As they did so, they taught me an awful lot about the best way to complete the job. I hope you find my blog useful.

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A Few Tips for Choosing a Kitchen Splashback

8 June 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

A kitchen splashback is very important, as it protects the walls behind a stovetop from water damage, food stains, and even the potential for fire. A splashback behind the kitchen sink also protects the walls from water damage and the risk of resultant mould growth. When you're ready to shop for a splashback for your home, note a few tips for choosing the right material and style: Add contrast The splashback is the material between the benchtops and the cabinets in the kitchen, so consider how you can add some contrast between them, rather than trying to match and coordinate these materials. Read More …

Advantages of Labour Hire To Your Large-Scale Construction Project

6 June 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

One of the primary elements of construction is having adequate labour to carry out the project. However, this dependence on skilled workers can be quite frustrating to some project managers, as there are problems such as labourers taking sick days, layoffs and more. As a result, the timeline of your construction project can be stretched significantly, making you miss your completion deadline. Luckily, you can avoid this by investing in professional labour hire. Read More …

Choosing Metal Roofs: Steel Vs Aluminium

30 May 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Metal roofs are revered by many homeowners because of the myriad of benefits they offer them. Longevity, energy efficiency, and versatility in terms of the designs and styles available are just a few of these benefits. However, you still need to choose among the many types of metals from which these roofs are made. Steel and aluminium are oftentimes the most common types of metal roofs you will find. Making a choice between these two can be a challenge, especially for first-time buyers. Read More …

3 Main Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Electrical Contractor

30 May 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Electrical work in a commercial setting is so different from domestic work. For this reason, you must target an experienced electrician with the required skills to complete the installation. A correctly installed electrical wiring system that is well functioning and safe for operation is essential for any commercial setting like a workplace, business enterprises, stores and warehouses. A highly qualified electrician should not only be useful in the establishment of functioning electrics at a commercial centre but should also be an essential resource to keep your business or any other commercial centre up and running in case of electrical faults. Read More …

How to Ensure Your Concrete Driveway Lasts

30 May 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Several measures can be taken to reduce the defects that can cause concrete driveways to age prematurely. This article discusses some of those helpful measures that you should take to prolong the life of your concrete driveway. Reduce Its Permeability The biggest factor that causes concrete driveways to degrade is moisture. It therefore follows that any measure that you can take to reduce the permeability of your driveway will extend its life. Read More …