Building a New House

Building a New House

Keeping your plumbing fixtures free of lime scale

30 March 2018
 Categories:
, Blog

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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Boost your home security with window security film

4 January 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The security of your premises must always be taken seriously. Most people take the time to install locks on their windows and doors to ensure their building is secure, but often windows and other areas of glass can be seen as presenting an opportunity for the burglar. Breaking a glass window is simple to do and provides an easy method of access into your property. Traditionally it was thought that only adding bars or reducing the size of the windows could prevent this type of attack.
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Contractors: Ask These Questions When Hiring a Drilling and Blasting Contractor

1 December 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

As a commercial contractor, you have to handle a lot, and unfortunately, you can't always handle everything on your own. In particular, if you hit stone while developing a plot of land, you may need to hire a drilling and blasting contractor. To help you find the right partner for your job, consider asking prospective candidates the following questions. What Technology Do You Use? Drilling and blasting has come a long way over the years, and for the safety of your crew and success of your project, you don't want to work with a company that's using last year's technology.
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About Me
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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