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 

Why Modern Kitchens Are Improved By Bespoke Furniture

18 June 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are considering redesigning your kitchen for a new layout or simply to provide additional space for new appliances, then you can always rely on standard cabinetry to do the job. Work surfaces and kitchen cupboards come in standard sizes that make it easy for kitchen designers to come up with workable plans. This approach is used in the majority of Australian kitchen designs. Although such designs can be adjusted and re-jigged in a number of ways to suit personal tastes and the necessary functions that the kitchen will be used for, the standardised system does have its limitations. Read More 

4 Structural Problems Industrial Buildings Are Subjected To Over Time

21 May 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

One of the essential industries in any country is the manufacturing sector. Although it's essential to keep the manufacturing equipment and machinery in good condition to ensure production doesn't stop, the maintenance of the industrial buildings is also crucial. If work is conducted in a building that's compromised when it comes to its safety and integrity, the plant can get shut down until structural engineers evaluate it. Although actions like these aren't experienced when a building is maintained regularly, below are structural problems you'll experience if your industrial building is neglected for a long time. Read More