Top 3 Reasons to Build With Timber Roof Trusses

25 November 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Unlike traditional stick-framed roofs, which are composed of individual rafters that are installed at the construction site one member at a time, trussed roofs are built at an off-site facility under factory conditions and delivered to the building construction site for final assembly and installation. These triangular-shaped, ready-to-install roofing components are mainly available in timber and steel. Both timber and steel roof trusses do the same job of supporting the roofing materials that protect a building from the outdoor elements. Read More 

Why Install an Anti-Scald Guard to Your Mixer Taps?

23 October 2019
 Categories: , Blog

Mixer taps typically stay at the last temperature they were set at unless you change their position. So, when you turn a tap on, it will run cold, warm or hot water depending on the way you last used the tap unless you move it first. While this is convenient, it can have downsides. Adding an anti-scald guard to the tap may be a good idea. How does this guard work, and why should you use one? Read More 

Is Subdivision Right For Your Residential Lot?

7 October 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Owning a residential lot that can be developed is a luxury that not many Australians have. Thus, making the decision on how best to develop it cannot be done lightly. One of the more popular routes that people take when thinking of making the most of their residential lot is a subdivision. This process can substantially increase the value of your lot while simultaneously offering you flexibility in terms of having different lots to develop as you want. Read More 

3 Tips for Troubleshooting Problems With Submersible Water Pumps

17 September 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

A submersible water pump is manufactured in a manner that makes it suitable for immersion into the water for pumping. Unlike other pump types, the submersible pump is superior because it is less susceptible to pump cavitation. Cavitation refers to the formation of air bubbles in the pump, which lowers the pumping capacity and leads to damage. Several types of submersible pumps in the market are designed for application in unique settings, including water wells and bores. Read More 

3 Key Factors Influencing the Cost of House Underpinning Projects

28 August 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Does the foundation of your house show signs that it is giving out? Cracks on the walls, sticky door and windows, leaning walls and visibly damaged piling are all signs that your house needs foundation repair.  A house underpinning contractor can strengthen and stabilise the foundation of your building so that its structural soundness is restored, but they will charge you for their services. Before you can start receiving and comparing quotes from different contractors for your underpinning job, it is important to have a clue about what typically influences underpinning costs. Read More