2018

2018

Three Practical Guidelines for Preventing the Deterioration of Home Foundations

20 March 2018
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Construction & Contractors, Blog

Home foundations are designed and built to provide long-term structural support after the initial construction. Under ideal circumstances, the base of your building will remain strong for countless years without significant degradation. Unfortunately, the foundation can experience premature deterioration due to unfavourable conditions such as soil shrinkage, drought, poor drainage and bad soil conditions. Therefore, you should be diligent in maintaining and protecting your house structure to prevent the consequences of the degradation.
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2 Pre-Purchase Inspections Every First-Time Homeowner Needs To Book

19 March 2018
 Categories: , Blog

Buying your first home is one of life's most impactful milestones. The transition from renter to homeowner is a significant change which is both exciting and terrifying at the same time. Before purchasing a property, it's vital that you have the appropriate pre-purchase inspections completed before committing to becoming the owner. This is true of all property purchases but as a first-time buyer, it's particularly important. There are enough challenges to becoming a property owner without the added complication and expense of hidden problems that weren't identified before the sales contract becomes unconditional.
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How to Make a Bathroom More Water-Resistant

19 March 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Making a bathroom water-resistant is vitally important, as too much trapped humidity and steam in that space can lead to mould, mildew, water leaks, and other costly damage. This can be especially true for an upstairs bathroom, as a water leak upstairs might lead to damage to the lower floor's ceiling and other building materials. If you're doing any renovations in your home, or just want to add more protection against water damage to your home, note a few tips for adding waterproofing to the space.
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4 Ways to Speed Up Laser Scanning

19 March 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Laser scanning provides a quick way to get images of buildings or machines for different purposes, such as detecting defects. People who are planning to use this scanning equipment during construction projects can tweak the settings of that machine in order to scan the desired structures faster without sacrificing quality. This article discusses some of the adjustments which can increase the productivity of the laser scanner. The Scan Resolution You can change how detailed the scan results should be in order to complete the process of scanning quickly.
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Two tips for those thinking about undertaking a land development project

19 March 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you're considering undertaking a land development project, here are two tips that should help to ensure that this process goes as smoothly as possible. Have the land you want to build on surveyed The primary goal of a land development project is to construct commercial or residential buildings and to then generate a profit by selling or renting these buildings. However, if the land that you wish to build your structures on has certain features which could negatively impact the safety or the structural soundness of any properties that are built on it, there is a chance that you will struggle to sell or rent out the finished buildings.
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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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