How to Extend Your Property

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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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An Overview of the Concrete Core Drilling Process

2 April 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

There are multiple reasons to consider concrete core drilling services. Do you want to create an opening for a manhole? Perhaps you want to install electrical and plumbing lines or recessed lighting. Whatever your need for concrete core services is, you need to make sure you get it right the first time. Concrete core drilling does not come cheap, which is why you need all the details about the process for you to plan accordingly. Read More …

4 Amazing Reasons to Consider Building with Cross-Laminated Timber

12 March 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

As the world's most ancient construction material, timber has historically had more than its fair share of negative publicity. Faultfinders argue that timber is not a sustainable construction material because it is sourced from forestry stocks, which can become depleted over time. On the other hand, those in support of timber construction argue that timber can be sustainably used for construction purposes as long as forestry stocks increase at a faster rate than the rate at which trees are being felled. Read More …

Two reasons why you should not perform any DIY roof repairs during your renovation project

1 February 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are planning to renovate a house, you may be thinking about doing some of the renovation work yourself, in order to reduce the overall cost of the project.This is a perfectly reasonable idea, as there are quite a few simple and straightforward renovation activities that do not require a great deal of skill or lots of equipment (such as painting, for example). However, one type of task that you should never undertake without professional assistance is roof work. Read More …

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 …