Dream Houses: They’re Not Just For Dolls

Instead of sifting through the housing market, many families now choose to design and construct their own homes from scratch.  While it is time-consuming and can be expensive, doing things your own way gives you the ultimate freedom.  You can create as many bathrooms as your family requires; you can lay out your home with regards to your own specific needs, not those of the mass market. If you'd like one bedroom to have a study attached, you can do so; if you'd like an open-plan kitchen and dining room that leads into a double-storey library, then that option is open to you. Read More 

Going Out With a Bang: Which Explosive Is Right for Your Demolition?

There are many different methods for demolishing buildings. Sometimes, it may be safer to deconstruct your building manually, but if you need it done quickly, then a controlled explosion may well be the way forward. Once you've settled on a controlled explosion, however, the next question follows. Which explosive? The specific demolition contractor you hire will likely make a recommendation, but here's a quick guide to show you what to expect. Overground, Underground or Underwater? Read More 

Winch Hire: 5 Things to Consider

If you are completing a construction project and you need to lift materials to a higher floor, or you wish to pull cables through a system of pipes, you may be considering hiring a winch. Below is a guide to 5 things you should consider when hiring a winch. Accessories Winches are available with a range of accessories such as electrical generators, control valves and a fairlead, which helps to guide the cables when the winch is in operation. Read More 

Using a Labour Hire Agency: 4 Things You Need to Do

If you need to hire construction contractors to work with your company on its latest job, you could place your own job adverts, carry out your own interviews and then hire someone. However, doing all of this yourself can be extremely time-consuming. Using the services offered by a labour hire agency can help you to quickly fill the roles you need filling with the best contractors available. Below is a guide to 4 things you should do when working with a labour hire agency. Read More 

Two factors to take into consideration before adding a carport to your property

Carports are ideal for homeowners who want to shield their vehicles from UV rays, rain, snow and falling foliage. These structures are surprisingly affordable and very easy to erect; in most cases, a team of construction workers can assemble a carport in just a couple of days. If you've been thinking about adding a carport to your property, here are two factors which you should take into consideration before you initiate the construction process: Read More