About Me
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.


3 Steps to Take When Planning a Whole-Home Insulation Project

24 May 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Energy losses through a building's surfaces can significantly increase annual heating and cooling costs. Research shows that ceilings lose 25–35% of heat during winter and gain the same amount of heat in summer. Windows account for 20% of heat loss and gain, while walls and floors account for 25% and 20% of heat loss and gain, respectively. Insulation creates a barrier that restricts heat flow, reduces energy losses and increases year-round indoor comfort. Read More …

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 …