Construction Contractors

  • How Does R-Value Affect Roof Insulation?

    If your roof space isn't insulated at the moment, then it's a no-brainer to get this sorted. A good layer of insulation helps keep heat in your home and cold out. It's not always as easy to choose the type of insulation to use, however. You may look at different materials and they all seem to have viable benefits. To make things easier, you can use R-values to compare different types of insulation.
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  • 4 Ways to Incorporate Glass in Your New Bathroom

    Planning for a beautiful bathroom is an essential part of organising a new home. One way to produce an attractive, sleek look in this important room is to creatively incorporate glass into the design. This can be done by several means. Glass Shower Screens By not blocking off a section of the bathroom from view, glass shower screens have the effect of extending the bathroom area. They allow the eye to roam to all corners.
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  • Top Mining Technologies for Startups to Explore in 2019

    Notably, mining companies can improve the chances of success by partnering with research centres or by adopting new technological advancements early. This article highlights some of the latest technologies that startup mining companies should explore in 2019 to gain a competitive edge. Autonomous Mineral Transport  If your operations are based in remote mining locations such as North Western Australia, then transportation of minerals to processing ports can be a challenge. Furthermore, finding staffs that are willing to work in such harsh environments is difficult, which can affect the company's productivity significantly.
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  • 3 Benefits of Home and Garden Shows for Finding Custom Home Builders

    When you begin looking for a new home builder, you may be wondering where to start. There are several ways you can go about finding the right home builder for you. One of the leading methods is to use home and garden shows. There are several reasons that going to a home and garden show is the ideal option for finding your custom home builders. Here are three of those reasons and the benefits of each to your building project.
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  • 3 Rainwater Problems Solved By Gutter Replacement

    Spring has arrived in Australia, and with it comes seasonal rain which can be quite heavy at times. After a long, dry winter, many homes are not prepared for the days of rainfall that spring brings. As someone who is fed up with watching the water overflow from your gutters, you know they need replacing, but you don't know what to replace them with. Here are three common rainwater flow problems which can be solved by choosing the right replacement gutter.
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  • What to Do If There is a Crack in Your Foundation

    A crack in the foundation of your property can be easily repaired but it may also be a sign of a larger structural problem. If you find a crack in your foundation, here are the steps that you should take. Check the exterior First, check your exterior walls. Each wall should be straight. You can use a level to check each wall. If there is a protuberance in the foundation or a wall, either the foundation has altered or the surrounding environment has placed strenuous pressure on the walls.
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  • What to Look out for When Choosing a Skylight Window Manufacturer

    Skylight windows have become a common feature in most Australian homes today. With the benefits of installing a skylight ranging from cutting down of electricity costs to improving air quality, it is clear to understand why the windows have become a darling for many Australian homeowners. However, as is common in any free market, high demand for skylight windows means stiff competition among manufacturers. While this is a blessing to contractors, choosing and settling on one manufacturer can be a challenge.
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  • Subtle Signs That Your Home Might Need Foundation Repair

    It's never good to put off repairing a home's foundation when needed, as a damaged foundation can allow a home to shift and settle, so that the framework of the structure may then crack. In turn, outside heat and cold might get in through those cracks, increasing the home's utility bills, and the home might also suffer water damage and resultant mould. A settling and shifting foundation can also mean cracks along interior walls, floors and ceilings.
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  • 3 Aspects to Consider When Planning for Drilling of Your Private Residential Well

    One of the things you will need to do before commencing construction of your new house is to establish a reliable source of clean water supply. If your building site is located in an area that is not served by municipal water supply, drilling a private well may be the best solution. Before you can start drilling a well on your property, there are many important things you should think through, including:
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  • How to Protect Your Timber Wall Frames From Termites

    Timber wall frames are one of the most popular options for homes, but if you live in an area with a lot of termites, you may be wondering how to ensure that you keep termites out of your wall frames. Ideally, you need to take a multi-pronged approach. Take a look at these tips. Store Wood Carefully Before Building Whilst you are getting ready to build your home, make sure that you store the wood carefully.
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