2019

2019

Understanding Electrical Upgrades for Granny Flats

29 August 2019
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Construction & Contractors, Blog

When you first begin the process of converting your garage to a granny flat, one of the first considerations will be electrical installation. You may have electricity running into the garage for lighting and for power outlets. What you may not have is the electrical you need for other upgrades and options. Here are a few of those upgrades for granny flats and what to understand about the electrical options for each.
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What You Need to Know About Land Subdivision

24 July 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

You can come across different types of land divisions, but the most common one in the construction industry is a subdivision. This is where land is divided into two or more allotments by community titles, Torrens titles, strata titles or leasehold titles. Land division always requires approval from statutory authorities, local councils and the Development Assessment Commission. You are also required to lodge a Plan of Division and documentation at the Lands Titles Office.
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Benefits Of Introducing Natural Stone Into Your Home

10 July 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Natural stone can feature in many different parts of the home, from benchtops to walls to flooring. In terms of both beauty and function, it brings many benefits. Here are some reasons to incorporate stone into your next remodelling project. Evokes A Sense Of Nature Indoors Stone elements, in the form of fireplace facades and splashbacks, for example, are a great way to bring nature into your home. Evolving across eons, stone evokes a sense of calmness, serenity and timelessness that enhances any living space.
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Concrete Flooring: Three Essential Precautions for Applying Epoxy

28 May 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are looking to improve your concrete floor, you should think about applying an epoxy coating on the surface. Naturally, epoxy is an ideal material for improving the appearance of a plain surface. However, this is not its only purpose. It will also provide a resilient coating that will minimise the absorption of moisture. Concrete is porous and tends to draw in water which can accelerate the formation of harmful cracks.
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Are Ceramic Fuses Safe?

23 May 2019
 Categories: , Blog

If you are moving into an older house, then you may already have plans on how you will modernise the property. As part of this process, it is important to make sure that the house is safe, so you'll need to check its electrical system. While your home may have had a modern switchboard upgrade in the past that uses a miniature circuit breaker system, some older homes still work on ceramic fuses.
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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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