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How to Extend Your Property

Hello, my name is Danny and this is my new blog. I live in Sydney, Australia in my dream property. When I bought this house, it wasn't my dream at all but I could see that the place had potential. When I first saw the place, I knew it had potential but it was a little small. I bought it and decided to extend the kitchen and dining room out into the yard. I am not a construction professional so I had no idea how to do this. Thankfully, my friend recommended a fantastic contractor who helped me plan the work and then completed the work in super quick time. I learnt a lot so I would like to share it here.

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The Different Types of Plywood You Must Learn

23 May 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Plywood is an important material when handling furniture. It can be used in a variety of styles to build concrete forms, cabinets, and other furniture projects that require large and flat pieces of wood. The material is created by subjecting thin players of pieces of wood attached with glue to extreme pressure conditions using hydraulic system presses to come up with a single sheet of wood. Most structural building and construction applications prefer softwood plywood whereas hardwood plywood is mostly used for cabinets and furniture. Read More …

How to Protect Your Roof From Damage During the Colder Months

23 May 2017
 Categories: , Blog

The colder seasons usually bring with them lower temperatures, strong winds and frequent bouts of rain. These conditions can have quite a negative impact on the condition of your roof. Here are two ways to protect this area of your property from damage throughout this time of year. Pay close attention to the gutters The gutters that surround your home play an important role in protecting the roof, the foundation and the siding from water damage. Read More …

Areas to Focus On During Kitchen Renovations

22 May 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

In most households, the kitchen functions as a gathering space. For this reasons, the kitchen is usually considered the heart of a home. However, with the amount of foot traffic the kitchen experiences, it also tends to be one of the areas of your residence that succumb to disrepair. Over time, you will find that your kitchen is looking dull and worn out, which can make the room an eyesore. To counter this, you should invest in kitchen renovations. Read More …

How to Know When You Have a Bathroom Leak

22 May 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

One of the more common problems to experience with your home's plumbing, especially in the bathroom, is to have a leak. This can be a leak from the faucet, pipes underneath the sink, shower, or toilet. While seeing standing water or an actual dripping faucet makes it easy to spot a leak, there are some other signs you should look out for. Visible Damage on the Floors or Walls It is not uncommon to have a water leak in your bathroom without actually showing puddles of water. Read More …

5 Points to Consider About Rough Grading

22 May 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are developing a site, you may want to pay someone to do rough grading before the final grade. Both types of grading use similar earthmoving equipment, but as implied by the names, rough grading is similar to a rough draft of a paper, while the final grade is ready for planting or further development. To help you decide, here's what you need to know about rough grading. 1. Many Different Professionals Can Offer Rough Grading Read More …