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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Paving Your Driveway Using an Asphalt Paving Machine

26 February 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

You benefit greatly by paving the driveway in your home. The paving makes it easy to organise and demarcate your parking spaces. Secondly, the paving improves the overall curb appeal in your home and keeps your garden area safe from intrusion by pedestrians and vehicles. Lastly, a paved driveway easily keeps your home's exterior in great shape. Laying these driveways is a skillset that is within reach of many homeowners, especially those who like to take on do-it-yourself projects. Read More …

Sealer Options For Your Concrete Garage Floor

13 January 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Updating your garage with a new concrete floor is the ideal way to refresh the whole space. Once the cement sets, you'll need to choose a type of sealer as porous concrete will stain and weather quicker when left to itself. Here are several options to consider. Penetrating Sealers If you have grey industrial-looking concrete, you might like a penetrating sealer. These products seep into the concrete, protecting it without changing its appearance. Read More …

Benefits of Using a Professional Home Excavation Service

16 December 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Home excavation is important for most residential constructions which may include any electrical installation, a new house, a pool, garage, or any other structure to be housed on residential property. The home excavation process is an important undertaking for guaranteeing that structures have solid foundations. Skipping excavation or doing the process improperly for any new construction may result in project delays, unstable buildings and costly risks. Excavation is a tough job requiring sound knowledge and proper technical expertise. Read More …

3 Reasons to Use Driven Piles on a Small Construction Site

22 November 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Smaller construction sites often need careful planning and management. If you're working with space restrictions, then you might have to juggle your building needs with a lack of access, working room and free space. Sometimes, piling in a constricted site is a headache. If you're currently mapping out a small site build, then using driven piles may be the best option. Why does this kind of piling work well on smaller construction sites? Read More …

Do You Really Need To Work With a Structural Engineer?

22 October 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Structural engineers are professionals who specialise in designing and structuring structures and buildings. They ensure that the structure can withstand the elements that it is exposed to and improve the integrity of existing buildings. They will need to assess the safety, durability and strength of a building, and this starts even before the building is erected. Their job is to make calculations about stresses and loads, offer technical advice, acquire planning and building approval, inspect and monitor the work your construction contractor does throughout the project, administer contracts and other tasks. Read More …