Why the Soil at Your Building Site May Contain Asbestos and What You Should Do

4 June 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The risk posed by asbestos is very well known and it's not surprising that there are a significant number of rules and regulations linked to the disposal of this substance. If you currently need to work on a particular plot of land, but suspect that it may have been originally contaminated with asbestos, this piece will explain what you should do. Learn How the Challenge Materialised It is unfortunate that asbestos was essentially uncontrolled for so long, but it's even more unfortunate that some individuals treated the risk as secondary to profit, in more recent times. Read More 

Why You Should Build a Home Over Buying an Old Property

30 April 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Finally getting the opportunity to buy your own home is a dream that most people aspire to. Hence, it is an exciting prospect as you scour different neighbourhoods for what you have in mind. However, one thing not many people talk about during this house hunting stage is that chances are you will not find a property that fits the bill as your dream home. Granted, you will come across numerous properties that check some of the boxes on your must-have list. Read More 

Choosing a Marina Builder—Three Questions You Need to Ask

29 March 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Whether you're starting from scratch, expanding or just renovating your existing marina, choosing the right marina construction expert is a vital part of making your project a success. Sadly, not all marina builders are created equal, so here are the three major questions you need to ask before deciding which one is up to the job. Can they fix a start and finish date? Don't be tempted to rush ahead with the first marina construction firm that can give you a precise start date, especially if it's just a few days or a couple of weeks away. Read More 

A Short Guide to Keeping Carpets Clean

1 March 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Carpet is a great choice for floor covering for most people, and that fact is reflected in the sustained popularity it has enjoyed over the last few decades. Not only does it provide a feeling of cosiness and warmth, it helps to insulate your home, saving you money. Plus, it's a relatively cheap option when compared to other options. However, even the biggest carpet lovers would admit that carpets are harder to clean than their tile and hardwood alternatives. Read More 

3 reasons why you need concrete driveways

4 January 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Your driveway is often the first thing people notice about your home. It's where they park their car, the first thing they step on, and what they see as they reverse out. If you're concerned with the appearance of your home, the driveway is absolutely something you should be paying close attention to. However, with so many options to chose from it can be tricky to know how to style and construct your driveway. Read More