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Two types of professionals whose services you might need when building a house

1 June 2019
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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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Three Simple Guidelines for Wood Selection for Custom Carpentry

16 April 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are thinking about building a custom structure using wood, it is advisable to engage a custom carpentry service. This type of contractor will help in realising your design and vision, ensuring that the final structure matches your needs. A carpenter will also ensure that the work is conducted with efficiency, minimising the delays and general losses. On the other hand, creating your own custom structure can be satisfying, and you might be able to save some money.
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Using Different Finishes For Your Home Exterior

18 March 2019
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For exterior painting, you need a finish that is appropriate for the walls, trims, windows and everything else. It is best that these elements are painted with different finishes regardless of what colour they are. If you use the same finish everywhere, this can create a flat, one-dimensional effect. Generally, you will have three options, though the actual options may vary depending on the manufacturer. Flat Finish: For Walls Only A flat finish is the most porous and the least light reflective.
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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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