2021

  • Subdividing Land for Property Development: Land Surveys Show if Your Plans Are Realistic

    The purchase of land and the promise of selling subdivisions can have you seeing dollar signs, but your plans hinge on what the land is really like. A land survey company will check out the area and look for boundary lines and other issues that affect what can be done with the land. Rocks, unstable areas, erosion and poor drainage – while all of these are fixable, they can delay your property construction and potentially force you to reduce the number of homes you had hoped to build.
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  • Additional Storey Home Extension Ideas to Help You Reclaim Your Home

    When purchasing your residential property, it probably met all the immediate needs that you had. Nonetheless, once you have kids and the years go by, you could start finding that your dream home is no longer sufficient for your entire household. At this juncture, you will probably start deliberating on moving into a more spacious house than your current home but this is not the only solution available. If you are comfortable in your neighbourhood and are happy with the amenities available to you, you may want to consider adding a storey to your home instead.
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  • How to plan and install a backyard retaining wall

    A retaining wall built into your yard's landscaping is a great attractive addition to your yard's design, and it provides protection against sliding soil and erosion that can occur over time. When you install a retaining wall, there are some elements you need to implement into its design construction to make sure it works well and lasts through weather and other exterior conditions. Here are some considerations to use when you are installing a backyard retaining wall.
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  • Scaffolding Hire Tips

    Scaffolds are essential equipment in any construction site where employees work at heights. Scaffold hire is often the most ideal and cost-friendly option for contractors who need the equipment for short term projects. The information below offers some scaffold hire tips.  1. Always Inspect Your Site A mistake made by some contractors is blindly hiring the scaffolding. Once the equipment arrives at the site, they realise that it will not get the work done.
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  • Top Tips When Hiring A Demolition Contractor

    Home demolition is essential when you need to renovate your current premises or put up a new and improved home where the current structure stands. This excerpt analyses the considerations homeowners should make when hiring home demolition services.  Ability To Secure A Demolition Permit In Australia, demolition services must apply for a permit before commencing demolition works on your premises. You risk prosecution and serious fines if you decide to demolish a structure without this licence.
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  • Thinking of Handling Asbestos Removal Alone? 3 Things That Could Go Wrong

    If you own an older home, there is a high chance it contains asbestos material. However, asbestos exposure poses serious health risks. That's why the law requires property owners to observe proper asbestos management techniques when removing asbestos.  Nevertheless, many people choose to deal with asbestos removal alone in an attempt to save cash. Though it saves you money, you can make some risky errors when removing asbestos if you don't have the right skills.
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  • Is Your Property in Need of Piling?

    Is your building showing signs of subsidence? If so, you must think carefully about how you will rectify the situation. Ignoring subsidence and other structural issues isn't a valid solution since foundation problems don't correct themselves. You can't ignore foundation faults as they will only get worse until your home eventually pulls itself apart and you are forced to move out. Often, the most effective way to resolve problems with the foundation of your property is through piling.
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