Residential Drafting and Design: An Introduction

26 March 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are thinking about building a new residence of some sort or even just want to spruce up an old one, drafting and design may seem mysterious and complex. But in truth, it is not that difficult. This article is here to try and demystify things a little for you! It will go through what residential drafting is in the first place, as well as how to use it to your advantage when you're planning out your new project. Read More 

What To Do When Your Commercial Refrigerators Start Malfunctioning

4 February 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Many commercial companies use refrigeration for all sorts of purposes, from medical storage to food preparation. Whatever your needs are, there are some steps you should always follow when your commercial refrigerators stop working as intended, and you need to act fast. Refrigeration repair should be the first number you call, but there are some steps you can take to minimise the damage and risk before and after the mechanics arrive. Read More 

Everything You Need to Know About Roof Trusses

15 December 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Constructing a roof is made easier and quicker by the fact that you can buy ready-made roof trusses. The only work remaining is to secure them on top of your walls and place a roofing material. That said, here are some important things you need to know: What Are Roof Trusses? Roof trusses comprise triangular-shaped beams that are used to support the roof of most structures; you can also attach ceiling material on the lower side. Read More 

Planning Your New Civil Works

18 November 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Are you responsible for overseeing a civil building project? While small building projects may be able to be managed with only a small team, when it comes to civil works, there are often far more people involved. You might need to build a new bridge or perhaps a canal to assist with the drainage of a marshy area. Alternatively, you could be charged with the erection of something like an apartment block or office complex. Read More 

Land Development Options

14 October 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

People that intend to develop their land are often in a dilemma of whether to erect residential, commercial or industrial premises. Read this extract to learn some of your land development options.  Subdivision Subdivisions are appropriate for people that need instant cash on their land. Typically, you will need a permit from the local council to subdivide the land. Once the subdivision plan is approved, hire a contractor to build access roads and install water, power and drainage systems on the property. Read More