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The Many Types of Construction Contractor


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The Many Types of Construction Contractor

Yo! Welcome to this new blog. Last year, I decided to fix up my home. I had lived in this place for the past 20 years and since I moved in, I haven't really done a thing to it. I decided to do something about it when I arrived home one day and saw how terrible my house looked compared to my neighbour's places. I called in a range of different contractors to replace the roof, repair the walls and paint the interior. I was really pleased with the results and I picked up a lot useful tips which I would like to share with you.

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Common Non-Destructive Methods of Testing Timber for Structural Strength
9 September 2019

Timber is slowly replacing other materials such as

3 Common Mistakes That Landscapers Make When Buying a Generator
19 August 2019

One common mistake that residential landscapers ma

Salvageable Materials that Demolition Contractors Should Help Property Owners to Collect
27 June 2019

When clients hire demolition contractors for compl

Three Ways A Frameless Shower Makes Your Bathroom Seem Bigger
27 June 2019

When remodelling a bathroom, your choice for the s

3 Reasons to Buy a Mini Excavator With Rubber Tracks
28 May 2019

As you research mini excavators before choosing wh

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Common Non-Destructive Methods of Testing Timber for Structural Strength

Timber is slowly replacing other materials such as stone and concrete as the primary construction material for modern homes. It can be attributed to the many benefits of timber, such as its recyclability and structural strength. However, if you are working on a renovation project for a timber house, it is vital to conduct tests on the existing wood. The tests allow contractors to assess the structural strength of the material. Read More 

3 Common Mistakes That Landscapers Make When Buying a Generator

One common mistake that residential landscapers make is failing to consider the probability of power outage in a project site. Most landscapers get into a project with electric equipment and assume that electrical power will be available throughout the undertaking. However, the truth is that unplanned power outages are not anything new in residential properties, and that is why investing in a generator is crucial. As an alternative source of power, a generator ensures that a project proceeds without a hitch. Read More 

Salvageable Materials that Demolition Contractors Should Help Property Owners to Collect

When clients hire demolition contractors for complete or partial demolition of their structures, the customers sometimes expect the contractor to offer them advice on reusing and recycling salvageable items. Some people salvage some of the most common materials, such as bathtubs, sinks, doors and windows that are in good condition. However, there is so much more that can be salvaged, reused and recycled in any given demolition project. Therefore, it is a demolition contractor's job to ensure that clients retrieve more than they expect. Read More 

Three Ways A Frameless Shower Makes Your Bathroom Seem Bigger

When remodelling a bathroom, your choice for the shower will have a significant impact on its aesthetics. Frameless showers offer many advantages, particularly when it comes to the spaciousness of a room. Here are several ways they seem to increase the dimensions of a bathroom. How Transparency Helps Without metal trim along the edges of each glass panel, frameless showers become almost invisible, extending how far the eye can see. Without solid barriers, the space within the room seems to continue further. Read More 

3 Reasons to Buy a Mini Excavator With Rubber Tracks

As you research mini excavators before choosing which one to buy or hire, you may have a choice between having steel or rubber tracks. While both materials have their benefits, rubber tracks may be more versatile. What are the advantages? 1. Reduced Vibration Impact If your mini excavator has rubber tracks, it benefits from the natural cushioning of rubber. Steel tracks may have harsher effects because they lack this kind of insulation between the tracks and the machine. Read More