Clayton Schmidt

Clayton Schmidt

3 Ways Metal Roofing Will Keep Your Energy Bills Low

1 August 2019
 Categories:
, Blog

Most people associate roofing, especially metal roofing, with protection against harsh weather elements such as scorching sun, strong winds, rain and ice. Others say the roof denies burglars access into your house from the top. While all this is true, most people don't give one more aspect a critical thought: energy-efficient roofs lower utility bills. However, some people don't find it easy to agree with this concept without asking, "How can it reduce utility bills?
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Home Electrical Problems That Professional Electrical Repairs Fix

10 July 2019
 Categories: , Blog

Electrical glitches will cause a lot of problems in your home and lead to serious injuries and damages if they are not addressed in good time. Pay much attention to the signs that indicate you have an electrical problem at home. Unresolved electrical problems jeopardise the safety of your family members and property. It's a big mistake to handle electrical problems or carry out some electrical repairs on your own if you are not a licensed electrician.
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Two types of professionals whose services you might need when building a house

1 June 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

In addition to hiring a general building contractor, you may also need to enlist the help of a few other professionals to help you build your house. Here are two examples of professionals whose services could be useful in this type of situation: An architectural draftsperson Not every house building project requires the involvement of an architectural draftsperson. However, there are certain types of projects that can benefit hugely from the skills and expertise of someone who specialises in architectural drafting.
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3 Pro Tips to Get the Most Out of Skylight Windows

24 May 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Traditionally, large windows are the preferred options for homeowners seeking to bring in as much natural light as possible into their living spaces. Sliding doors are also becoming a staple in achieving sufficient light requirements. However, while windows and doors are useful in this regard, there is another ace in the pack that directs light from the heavens into the indoors in inimitable style -- skylight windows. Skylights are quickly becoming the perfect solution to homeowners looking for an alternative way to fill their home with life-giving and mood-altering benefits of natural light.
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Is Your Office Building Signalling The Need For Commercial Underpinning?

7 May 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Foundation issues are bound to crop up in any type of building, whether residential or commercial. The key to preventing irreparable damage to your structure is knowing what to look for before the destruction becomes extensive and possibly leads to complete property loss. It should be noted that foundation problems do not occur overnight. As long as you know what to look for at the onset of disrepair, you can significantly prevent undue damage to the entire foundation and possibly minimise your repair costs too!
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About Me
Planning Contractors and Construction Work

If you are planning to carry out construction work on the interior or exterior of your home, you should first take professional advice. My home is located on quite a steep hill and I decided that I would like to build an extension. Not only would this involve digging a new foundation, it would also involve backfilling some areas of land so the new extension would be properly supported. I decided to call my friend who works as a contractor for a construction company. He offered me lots of great advice and thanks to him the job was a complete success.

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