Building a New House

Building a New House

3 Things to Know Before Installing Skylight Windows in a Tiny Home

26 June 2018
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Construction & Contractors, Blog

Skylights are a common option in tiny home builds. They can be added to most standard tiny home blueprints, or as an option to current blueprint designs. The skylights available do come in a variety of designs. There is more that you need to know about skylight windows beyond adding them and choosing a design. Here are three things to know about installing skylights in your tiny home to make them more suitable for your lifestyle and more comfortable for your home plans.
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4 Aspects for Truck Owners to Consider When Buying Aftermarket Truck Seats

1 May 2018
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Ideally, truck seats should be ergonomically designed to provide support and comfort to drivers of all body sizes for an entire shift. For instance, the design of the backrest should mimic the S-curve shape of the back. Also, since trucks vibrate a lot, the seats must dampen any vibration that might cause potential injuries to truck operators. Therefore, with proper seats, truck operators are likely to realise reduced rates of fatalities, injuries and illnesses.
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Keeping your plumbing fixtures free of lime scale

30 March 2018
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Limescale is the build up of hard crystals that are formed when minerals accumulate around your plumbing fixtures. Tap water tends to contain mineral deposits such as calcium and magnesium, which originate from pipes and other water systems leading into your home. When water drips around your faucets, it tends to accumulate over time and leave behind these hard and crusty minerals. Limescale build up can make your sinks, bathtubs, and showers appear greenish, stained and old.
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3 Types of Surveys That Subdivision Contractors Usually Perform

5 March 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Before beginning development on any large tract of vacant residential land, it is important for land owners or developers to subdivide the land. Residential subdivision is the legal process through which land is divided into smaller lots or parcels to provide a fulfilling living environment for all those who will occupy the property once it has been developed.  With that said, the process of subdivision on residential land commences when a developer — who may also be the land owner — contacts a subdivision contractor and informs them that they would like to develop some land.
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Top Reasons to Consider Choosing Timber Trusses Over Steel Trusses

4 January 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When it comes to choosing trusses for building construction projects, builders generally have to choose between two types of products: timber trusses and steel trusses. Each product has a unique set of advantages and disadvantages that should be assessed separately before determining what option best suits the building owner's needs.  If you're considering choosing timber trusses over steel trusses for a particular construction job, your client may want to know the reasons for your preference.
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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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