Ways To Deal With Building Contractors On Remodelling Projects

24 February 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Experienced consumers can attest that if you want your home renovation project to go through seamlessly, you will need to manage the building contractor(s) you hire actively. Sometimes you may opt to hire a supervisor; however, as the saying goes, "If you want something done right, you do it yourself." Hence, to avoid encountering various problems with a building contractor during or after the home renovations, here are essential tips you should follow to ensure you get quality results. Read More 

Tips On Defrosting An Outdoor Heat Pump

24 January 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

During the winter months, outdoor heat pumps often become affected by snow and ice. Although a light frosting won't cause problems with the efficiency of your heat pump, extended periods of severe weather can leave the whole unit iced-up and susceptible to damage. If your frozen heat pump is left unfixed it can end up being severely damaged. If this happens, your heating won't work properly, leaving you shivering and with no option but to call out your plumber and heating engineer to fix it for you. Read More 

5 Steps To Designing Your Own Swimming Pool

6 October 2016
 Categories: , Blog

Every homeowner dreams of having a pool in their backyard. Apart from being a status symbol that increases the value of your home and improves the aesthetics of your garden, a swimming pool is a great recreational feature to have at home. You can use it to cool during hot sunny days, you can use it for exercise, and you can even host parties in and around it. If you are thinking of finally getting a pool installed, this article can help you come up with some design plans in just five easy steps. Read More 

Reasons You Should Choose Jet Grouting Over the Other Underpinning Technique

3 October 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Building underpinning refers to the installation of permanent or temporary support mechanisms to a building's foundation that is already in place. Underpinning is often carried out for additional depth of the foundation or to improve the load-bearing capacity of the building. Ideally, there is a host of house underpinning techniques that can be used to reinforce your foundation. Jet grouting is one of them. In this technique, a highly kinetic jet of liquid is used to break up and loosen the soil structure around and within the foundation of the building. Read More 

Four Signs You Should Hire a Skip With a Lid

30 September 2016
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If you are looking into skip bin hire for a special project, you will likely see skips with lids and without lids. In most cases, extra large skips that are integrated with trailers do not have lids, while standard skips do have lids, but there are exceptions. Wondering if your skip needs a lid or if you are fine without one? Here are some signs you need a lid: 1. You want to avoid rubbish theft Read More