Why You Should Always Commission a Building Survey before You Proceed with a Property Purchase

24 May 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you're in the market to buy your first home, you may have come across something that catches your eye. It may be in the perfect location and close to school, work or transportation hubs and has the right type of configuration for you. You may be preparing to place an offer and talk with your mortgage company about finance, but you should also reach out to another individual before going too much further. Read More 

Building A New Bathroom? Why You Need To Include Proper Waterproofing

22 March 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you're in the process of a bathroom addition and you've decided to forego the waterproofing, you need to rethink that decision. You might not realise this, but improper waterproofing can cause serious damage to your bathroom. Luckily, you can reduce the risk for damage by having your new bathroom waterproofed before you start using the facilities. If you're not sure how waterproofing can protect your bathroom, read the list provided below. Read More 

Is your development right for that area?

31 January 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When you are looking for somewhere to live, the size and quality of the property will be important, but in many situations, the suitability of the surrounding area will be equally important. If you are involved in building or redesigning a neighbourhood, understanding the value of town planning and why people choose to live where they do will be essential to the success of your project. What makes a great neighbourhood? Read More 

Tips for Saving Money on Building Materials When Making an Outdoor Storage Building

14 October 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are interested in constructing an outdoor storage building on your property, you might consider that it is worth the cost so that you can have storage space. However, you might still be concerned about how much it's going to cost. It might be possible for you to save money on building materials and purchase them for a lower price than you expect. These are a few helpful tips that may help you do just that. Read More 

Top Reasons Why Concrete Sleepers Are So Commonly Used in Steel Construction

14 October 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Steel construction has become very popular. It's particularly common for commercial and industrial buildings, but some people even choose to have their homes built from steel. However, even though steel construction might primarily involve the use of steel components, it does involve other materials as well. For example, wood and sheetrock might be used for finishing the inside of the building. Additionally, other materials — such as concrete — are commonly used in steel construction, which might be something that you're curious about. Read More