Building a New House

Building a New House

How to handle common problems that tend to occur when renovating an older house

27 September 2017
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Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you have decided to renovate a property which was built several decades ago, you will probably end up encountering some challenges during the renovation process. Read on to find out more about how to handle some of the most common issues that tend to crop up when remodelling old houses. Asbestos Asbestos is a type of building material which was routinely used in the construction industry up until a few years ago.
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Three tips for building a high-quality tennis court

27 September 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Having a tennis court built on the grounds of your property is a major undertaking. However, if you love to play tennis, it's definitely a worthwhile investment. Here are three tips which should help you and your chosen tennis court builders to create a high-quality court.  Use porous materials If you intend to use the tennis court all year round, then it is essential to ask your contractor to use a porous material (such as artificial clay or polymeric rubber) to build the court.
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When It’s Good to Work With a Home Designer Before Calling a Builder

27 September 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Many homebuilders will have a certain number of model homes that they will build for you, but you might consider working with a home designer instead of choosing one of your builder's plans, and even before deciding on a builder. There are many reasons why it can be good to have a home specifically designed for you, so note when you might want to work with a home designer and what they can do for you.
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Why Carports May Sag

21 September 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Over time, some carports may begin to sag due to a number of reasons. This article discusses some of those reasons why your carport may be sagging. Use this information to select an appropriate remedy for that problem. Excessive Weight The supports of your carport may sag or buckle when they are subjected to loads that are beyond their design limits. This is most likely to happen during winter when the snow load on the roof of the carport can be significant.
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Building a New House

If you have decided to build a new house, you may be trying to figure out where to begin. Drawing up the plans, buying materials and laying foundations can all be time-consuming and sometimes confusing work. I was quite bullish when I decided to build my own home and I tried to do a lot of this work single-handedly. However, I soon realised that this would be impossible. In the end, I called in a team of construction contractors who helped to complete the property. I watched them at work and I learnt lots of useful stuff which I will write about here.

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