How To Be An Effective Construction Site Manager: Our Top Tips

Being a construction site manager is not the job for everyone. It involves a huge amount of knowledge about everything on the site and the ability to keep it all organised and within budget. If you are thinking that being a construction site manager is the job for you or if you are currently in the role, then here are our top tips on how to be an effective site manager.
Communicate With Your Workers
As with any management role, effective […]

4 Things to Look Out for When Buying Eco Friendly Flooring

Global warming is becoming a significant problem across the world. With experts warning that the damage could become irreversible, people are now looking at ways to reduce their carbon footprint.

One way to ensure you are doing your part for the environment, is to make sure you are choosing eco-friendly products. A lot of common products have eco-friendly options, including flooring. Here, top UK retailer Stories Flooring, shares 4 things you should look out for when buying eco-friendly flooring.
1. Is […]

Building a Self-Storage Facility – Everything You Need to Know Before Starting

Do you have a place to store your clothes and items, but you don’t know how to start building it? Do you want to build your own self-storage facility but don’t have the time or resources? Or maybe you’re just starting out and don’t know what all the different parts look like? In this post, we’ll cover everything you need to know before starting construction on your very own self-storage complex.
General tips for building a self-storage complex
Location is key. […]

Top Tips for Creating the Perfect Dressing Room

Have you just converted a room in your house, or maybe even some attic space, into a walk-in wardrobe or dressing room? If you have the space, you need to make sure that you are managing it just right so you have a room that is functional but a delight to be in. Here are some of the considerations you have to make.
You need to make sure that you have a good environment within the room – especially if […]

A How To Guide For Obtaining Planning Permission

Whether it be for alterations to a home such as an extension, or building a new commercial building for business purposes, you need to get planning permission in the UK when erecting a building of some sort. The process to successfully getting your planning permission application approved can be a difficult and longwinded one.

Suppose you are in this position yourself. Read on to discover all you need to know about getting planning permission, both in the coming months and […]

Making Your Home Safer – 4 Electrical Tips to Improve Safety

In the modern world, we are surrounded by electricity. We use it for nearly everything, from making a hot drink when we wake up in the morning to watching TV and relaxing after a long day of work. Despite this, many people remain unaware of some of the potential hazards associated with electricity and reduce the risks associated with improper use. Unfortunately, electrical fires are commonplace in thousands of homes each year, and many of these could have been […]

Everything You Need for an Outdoor Office

Over the last year or so, we’ve all learned the value of working from home. Those with a home office or study had a huge head start when they suddenly found themselves working, or teaching, from home. Others, found themselves rushing around trying to find a quiet and functional space to work in.

Even though many of us have now returned to the office, more people than ever before are still working at home. Some on a flexible part-time basis, […]

The Importance of Workwear in Construction

Employers are responsible for their staff; they have a duty of care, and implementing the correct health and safety practices are a large part of it. Health and safety legislature and regulations cover a multitude of different aspects in the workplace, especially within the construction industry. While there are many different facets to employee safety, one of the ways to ensure this is to make that employees are wearing the correct protective clothing and accessories.

But the question remains, why […]

Forklift Trucks Explained: An In-Depth Guide

A forklift truck is a type of vehicle that is used in industrial settings. They have a power-operated platform at the front and are named for the fork-like prongs on the platform. Depending on the model, they can be powered by a few different sources, usually a combustion engine or battery pack. There is a wide range of forklift models that are built and geared towards use in different environments and tasks. That being said, as a general rule, […]

The best tips for renovating a warehouse

The warehouse is a storage facility that accommodates all types of products. When renovating, you may need to follow certain rules and pay attention to safety guidelines.

Warehouses typically need to be designed to handle the following tasks:

– Receiving and checking products.

– Moving pallets to the storage area.

– Handling of goods packed on pallets, in cartons or individually.

– Post-manufacturing: labelling and packaging of goods.

– Loading and unloading of products.

By renovating a warehouse, you could increase productivity by expanding, modernizing and […]