3 Advantages of Timber Roof Trusses over Their Structural Steel Alternatives

8 October 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Are you looking to build a trussed roof instead of the traditional rafter roof? When it comes to building with roof trusses, building owners and builders alike have two primary options to choose from – timber and structural steel roof trusses. While both options are designed to serve the same purpose, each has unique pros and cons that should be carefully looked into before making a final choice. Although roof trusses made from structural steel may seem like a good choice, there are situations when timber roof trusses are considered to be the better choice for building construction projects. Read More 

3 Reasons to Work with A Private Building Certifier

17 September 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Building inspections and certifications will often be required when you are building a new house or commercial building, renovating it and even selling it. The inspections and certifications are essential because they ensure the building complies with the applicable laws and building codes regarding key aspects such as health and safety. The inspections can be done by private or government (council) building certifiers. There are pros and cons of working with either certifier. Read More 

How bricklaying services can enhance your outdoor space

29 August 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When you are thinking about remodelling your garden or backyard, then you will probably spend a lot of time thinking about the way you want to use the space. You will need to consider what purpose your outdoor space serves. Is it a garden that you want to fill with plants? Is it going to become a paved yard, or perhaps you are thinking of turfing most of the area? Whatever choices you will be making, you may need to call on someone who can offer bricklaying services. Read More 

Key Capabilities You Should Look for in Your Underpinning Contractor

23 July 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Have you noticed some signs of foundation damage in your home? Damaged foundations cause uneven walls, cracked walls and other problems, and ignoring the issue will lead to more damages. One of the best decisions you can make to maintain the integrity of your house is to conduct foundation underpinning. To get the job done appropriately, you need the services of a reputable underpinning contractor. Other than examining the house to identify the source of the foundation problem, the professional will provide quality repairs on time. Read More 

How to Fix Problems with Elevated Floors

8 July 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you have an older home, then you may struggle to make it energy efficient, mainly due to its design. You may have spent a lot of money to insulate the walls and the attic so that you can avoid the worst issues, but you're still finding it difficult to make a real difference. The problem could be beneath your feet instead, especially if you have an elevated floor in your house. Read More