Why Install an Anti-Scald Guard to Your Mixer Taps?

23 October 2019
 Categories: , Blog

Mixer taps typically stay at the last temperature they were set at unless you change their position. So, when you turn a tap on, it will run cold, warm or hot water depending on the way you last used the tap unless you move it first. While this is convenient, it can have downsides. Adding an anti-scald guard to the tap may be a good idea. How does this guard work, and why should you use one? Read More 

Is Subdivision Right For Your Residential Lot?

7 October 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Owning a residential lot that can be developed is a luxury that not many Australians have. Thus, making the decision on how best to develop it cannot be done lightly. One of the more popular routes that people take when thinking of making the most of their residential lot is a subdivision. This process can substantially increase the value of your lot while simultaneously offering you flexibility in terms of having different lots to develop as you want. Read More 

3 Tips for Troubleshooting Problems With Submersible Water Pumps

17 September 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

A submersible water pump is manufactured in a manner that makes it suitable for immersion into the water for pumping. Unlike other pump types, the submersible pump is superior because it is less susceptible to pump cavitation. Cavitation refers to the formation of air bubbles in the pump, which lowers the pumping capacity and leads to damage. Several types of submersible pumps in the market are designed for application in unique settings, including water wells and bores. Read More 

3 Key Factors Influencing the Cost of House Underpinning Projects

28 August 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Does the foundation of your house show signs that it is giving out? Cracks on the walls, sticky door and windows, leaning walls and visibly damaged piling are all signs that your house needs foundation repair.  A house underpinning contractor can strengthen and stabilise the foundation of your building so that its structural soundness is restored, but they will charge you for their services. Before you can start receiving and comparing quotes from different contractors for your underpinning job, it is important to have a clue about what typically influences underpinning costs. Read More 

When Does Construction with Tilt-Up Panels Make Sense?

22 July 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The construction world is constantly evolving and concrete contractors are always on the lookout for new developments that may improve their work. Construction with tilt-up panels is one of the hottest trends in the concreting sector today, with many more concrete contractors considering adopting this construction technique. But does building with tilt-up concrete construction always make sense? Like any other concrete construction method, this concrete construction solution isn't designed for use in every situation. Read More