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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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Concrete Sealing: How to Prepare Concrete for a Coat of Sealant

16 April 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

A concrete sealant is a liquid substance that penetrates into cracks and pores in the concrete, forming an impenetrable barrier against water penetration. It also prevents discolouration from oil or grease stains and reduces efflorescence (another type of white mineral deposit). Put simply, sealing a concrete surface will not only make it look better for longer but will also increase its lifespan considerably. However, before you apply the sealant, you will need to prepare the concrete surface. Read More …

Types of Structural Steel: A Guide

12 March 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Structural steel is versatile and strong, which makes it the ideal material to construct buildings with. This article explores the different types of structural steel and how they can be used as part of a construction project. Read on to find out more! Universal columns Universal columns are shaped like an H. These girders are the backbone of any construction project. Universal columns are frequently used to construct the vertical sections of the building and so are often the first pieces to be put in place. Read More …

Types of Roof Trusses Discussed in Detail for Your Insight

19 January 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Traditional roof trusses are easy to recognise from their triangular shape. The shape is famous for the functional appeal that it affords to the roof. It creates the desired slopes for water to drain off, which comes in handy for making the roofing material last longer. Additionally, a triangular truss also enough room for additional living space in the attic. You can use the attic for storage or an extra room. Read More …

Properties of Concrete Flooring That Make It Ideally Suited to Retail Premises

4 December 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are gearing up to opening the retail space of your new business, you are likely consumed by a multitude of concerns ranging from having enough inventory, luring in passers-by, getting the layout of the premises right and so on. Thus, flooring is likely the least of your worries. Yet, if you do not install the right flooring, you will find that your new business is bleeding money in incessant repairs, ceaseless cleaning and much more since the floor will be incapable of handling the foot traffic of customers. Read More …

Wood Pallet Advantages Everyone Is Talking About

28 September 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Pallets are essential aides for handling cargo during storage and transportation. Many different types of pallets exist for use in cargo-handling applications, but wood pallets are by far the most common. The widespread use of these pallets can be attributed to the many benefits they provide. Below are a few common reasons wood pallets are a favoured choice for material handling. They hold more weight The different pallet materials available on the market vary by weight and by strength. Read More …