Building a New House

Building a New House

How Your Town Planner Should Help With Conservation

2 October 2017
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Construction & Contractors, Blog

Are you working in development and planning your next big project? Depending on where it takes place, you'll need to give consideration to the local ecosystem and historic environment. Town planners can help you determine how the local environment affects your project and what you can do about it. As such, they guide you in meeting your legal conservation obligations. Protecting historic buildings Historic buildings bring prestige and charm to the areas they inhabit.
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How Can You Tell If Your House Needs Underpinning?

1 October 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

A major reason why properties require structural repairs such as underpinning is if they have started to succumb to the effects of subsidence. Subsidence refers to the process by which the subsoil steadily begins to pull away from the property's foundation, which inadvertently creates a cavity. As the subsidence increases, the higher the likelihood that the building will start to sink into the pit. There are various reasons why subsidence may start including extensive tree root systems that significantly deplete moisture from the ground to severe drought.
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Top Reasons to Build an Industrial Steel Shed

28 September 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When it comes to construction of industrial-grade sheds, steel is a popular choice of construction material because of the many important benefits that it can provide. If you are looking to build a new shed for your industrial application, you might want to know why the structure should be made from steel.  Here are a number of points to explain the benefits you stand to gain by building a steel industrial shed.
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Maritime Transportation: Selection Factors for Your Intermodal Shipping Container

28 September 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are planning on transporting good across the ocean, you should consider acquiring an intermodal shipping container. This standardised structure is beneficial for this form of haulage because of the spacious interior. Also, the container can be used for water, rail and road transport without necessitating cargo unloading and reloading. If you are planning on hiring or purchasing an intermodal shipping container for marine transport for the first time, here are the most important selection factors to evaluate.
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How to handle common problems that tend to occur when renovating an older house

27 September 2017
 Categories: 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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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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