Construction Contractors

Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Patterned Concrete Driveway Looking Beautiful

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As far as driveway surfacing materials go, concrete makes a lot of sense. It’s durable, fairly easy to use, and you can achieve a neat, smooth finish. But that’s not the only reason it’s such a popular choice. The versatility of concrete means your driveway can be designed with a patterned, imprinted finish that looks as attractive as it is practical. This allows you to mimic the look of brick or stone without the length, complicated construction work or difficult maintenance.…

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4 Trends Shaping the Future of Residential Design

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The explosion of the housing market, aging population and dampened economic growth forecast are defining the next surge of architectural trends in residential design. Our lives today have impacted the design of our residences, and this has created some unique trends in architecture and design.  Open-Plan Spaces Open-plan spaces are geared towards connectivity and interaction. It caters to the growing trend of home interaction, as people are spending more time entertaining without leaving the house.…

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4 Tips for Recoating Cooling Towers Effectively

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Cooling towers that were made from metals can gradually start corroding once the protective coating on their surface degrades. Recoating the metal surfaces can help to prolong the service life of the cooling tower so that premature failure of the system is avoided. This article discusses some useful tips that you can implement during the recoating project. Set the Schedule Carefully Some coatings fail to adhere effectively because building owners rush to return the cooling tower to service when the coating hasn’t cured fully.…

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5 Points to Consider If You're Planning a Knock Down Rebuild Project

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Nationwide, 7 percent of new home builds are actually knock down rebuilds, and in some parts of the country, like New South Wales, the number is over 10 percent. A knock down rebuild can be a great alternative to a renovation or settling on “the wrong home” in your dream neighbourhood. However, there are some key things you need to consider before you start tearing down an existing home and planning a new one.…

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Potential Hazards Associated with Concrete Core Drilling and How They Can Be Mitigated

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Core drilling contractors are the go-to tradespeople when you need to drill through hard, concrete surfaces like concrete walls, floors and ceilings. These professionals know how to get the job done quickly and efficiently, but more importantly, they are well-aware of the dangers related to the job, and what needs to be done to ensure the safety of workers. There are many inherent health and safety hazards associated with concrete core drilling.…

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When You Should Use Professional Land Surveyors for Your Property

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As a residential property owner, you will have several times during your home ownership where land surveying may arise. Though you can usually use the deed to your property as a reference, there are some cases where this may not work or may not be valid for your purposes. You may also want to try getting the measurements of the property on your own. Before you do this, consider the times when you should use professional land surveyors and why:…

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Benefits of Using Aluminium Scaffolding on Your Worksite

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When you decide to purchase, rather than hire out, scaffolding for your worksite, you may be facing several choices. One of the choices that you will notice is the option to use aluminium scaffolding over steel or other metals. You may be wondering how this will benefit you in the long run. Here are a few of the benefits you should consider before making your choice. Mobility Benefits One of the leading benefits of aluminium scaffolding over other metals is the mobility.…

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Two steps to take after your construction site has been broken in to

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Construction sites often contain valuable equipment and building materials, much of which is left outside, where it can be accessed with relative ease. Sites are also usually left completely vacant at night and as such, are easier for thieves to break into than residential properties, which are almost always occupied by their owners after dark. For these two reasons, professional thieves frequently target construction sites. If your site has been broken into, here are two steps you should take immediately afterwards.…

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4 Strategies for Insulating A Skylight Window

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Skylight windows allow extra light into your home, but they can also let in unwanted hot or cold air. If you believe that you are losing or gaining air that you don’t want, that affects the energy efficiency of your home. To avoid that effect, you may want to improve the insulation on your skylight windows. Here are some ideas to help you. 1. Choose an Energy Efficient Skylight Efficiency starts when you are shopping for your skylights.…

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The Benefits Of Installing A Central Splitter In Your Home Data Cabling System

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With the data demands of computers, phones, entertainment systems and other pieces of internet-connected equipment increasing all the time, it’s no surprise that the outdated data cabling found in older homes across Australia is not always up to the challenge. The data cabling in these older homes was only ever designed to handle landline telephone calls or basic 56k internet, and the taxing demands of modern equipment can cause interference, delays and even complete outages in older data cabling systems.…

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