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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5 Reasons to Choose Brick Driveway Instead of Concrete or Asphalt

22 February 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

There are several types of material you can use for your driveway, but most homeowners will end up choosing between brick, concrete and asphalt. Each material comes with its own pros and cons, but most homeowners will find themselves better off with a brick driveway, and here are just five reasons why. 1. Able to Withstand the Elements One reason bricks are used so widely in construction is that they can cope with changes in temperature and humidity without suffering damage. Read More …

Transporting Minerals to Your Processing Plants: What to Talk About With Mining Engineers

28 January 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When you're setting up a mining project, efficiency is critical. A mining engineer can ensure that your site is as efficient as possible. One area where you may particularly want mining engineering help is in setting up systems to transport mined minerals to your processing plants. While talking with prospective engineers, you may want to cover the following four topics. Experience Ideally, when you hire a mining engineer to figure out the best way to move minerals to processing plants, you want to ensure that they have experience working with the types of minerals you are mining; different minerals appear in such widely different quantities and have different handling requirements. Read More …

Marine Construction: Three Vital Tips for Maintaining Your Dock

4 January 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you have built a dock in your marina or other property, you should plan for regular maintenance. It is not uncommon for people to put their marine structures at the back of their minds after the construction is completed. You should remember that negligence leads to the quick degradation of the structure. If the dock fails, you will need to put funds into reconstruction. It is also important to remember that a poorly maintained dock is a dangerous dock. Read More …

Where should you get your builders hardware?

12 December 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

As a responsible builder, you understand the importance of completing your work in a timely manner. Everyone has a schedule; your client has a schedule that requires the job to be completed so they can move on to the next stage of the project, and your schedule involves completing the job on time so you can move on to the next task without keeping your next client waiting. What supplies do you need? Read More …

What to Do When You Discover Some Growing Cracks in Your Home

15 October 2018
 Categories: , Blog

Have you just returned from a lengthy overseas trip to find a couple of cracks in and around your home that were not evident before? You may wonder what has caused them and, more importantly, what you should do, as this type of discovery can be most alarming. Cracks like these can certainly be a result of foundation settling, which is a natural occurrence almost everywhere, but you don't need to worry too much at the moment and should keep a watchful eye instead. Read More …