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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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Three Situations Where You Need Boring When Putting in a Swimming Pool

5 January 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Building a pool requires a lot of different steps, and in some cases, you may want to hire someone to do some boring for you. There are a variety of different reasons that you may want to consider boring as you work on your pool. Take a look at these situations.  1. You Want a Core Sample If the bedrock is close to the surface or if there is other rock in the area where you want to build your pool, that can make it hard for the builders to dig the pool. Read More …

5 Questions to Consider If You’re Thinking About Underpinning for Your Home

4 December 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Underpinning is the process of strengthening the foundation of a home or building. If you are adding another floor to your home, if the original foundation is failing or if the soil structure has changed, you may need to consider underpinning. Regardless of why you need underpinning, here are some points you need to consider first. 1. Should You Rebuild? Before you commit to underpinning, take some time to crunch the numbers. Read More …

Function Over Form: Choosing Useful Extra Functions For Portable Air Conditioners

11 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Portable air conditioners can be tremendously useful pieces of equipment, providing effective cooling wherever it is required around your home or commercial building. Indeed, these portable cooling machines are so popular that the choice of models and variants on offer is truly massive; as such, it can be difficult to choose between them. Many portable air conditioners distinguish themselves from the masses with the addition of useful extra features, and under the right circumstances, the extra functionality provided by these portable units can be a real boon. Read More …

Up And Away: The Advantages Of Choosing Aerial Surveying For Your Construction Site

23 May 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Having the land you wish to build on properly surveyed is one of the first and most important steps in any construction project, and land surveying services offer a range of methods and services that will give you a thoroughly accurate picture of the topography, contours and composition of your land. However, while traditional ground-level surveying is more than adequate for most construction operations, there is a more modern alternative that offers a number of unique advantages—aerial surveying. Read More …

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 …