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6 Reasons Post-Construction Cleaning is More Challenging than Regular Cleaning

You could argue that cleaning a house is a job that’s never really finished. You put a lot of time and effort to get your house to a state you feel comfortable with, but after several days, you have to do it all over again. Even when you feel that everything is pristine, there are always spots you’ve missed.

Now imagine how post-construction cleaning can look like when you have to turn a place from a desolate post-war looking […]

Tools That Are Making Demolition a Safer Process

Demolition can be a very dangerous process for people who are not using the correct tools or equipment.

Having a solid understanding of what is needed to complete such tasks effectively and in a safe manner is of paramount importance.

Here are some of the most commonly used tools in the construction industry that are designed to make the process far smoother and ultimately less hazardous.
Hammers
When you have been handed the dubious prospect of breaking down solid structures, you will need […]

8 Advantages and Disadvantages of Investing in a Beach Side Property

When it comes to living by the water the advantages outweigh the disadvantages. For one thing, it is almost a foregone conclusion that people enjoy being at the beach. Ask a group of people of different backgrounds, ages, and levels of education about their favorite vacation destination and the majority would tell you it’s somewhere near the beach. With so much demand for beach side property, this should be an indication that there are great advantages to investing in […]

How to Replace a Toilet

There are many reasons to replace an old toilet: you may want a new and more efficient design that uses less water, you’re remodeling your bathroom and want all the fixtures to match, or your old toilet is quite simply too troublesome to repair. If you’re a handy do-it-yourselfer, you can do this by yourself, without calling a plumber.
Should You Repair or Replace Your Toilet?
Before you begin, take a little time to think about your reasons for replacing […]

Your Go-To Guide For Understanding Construction Fire Risk Assessments

Working on a construction site can be a rewarding role with the potential to enjoy lots of job satisfaction. As skilled traders bring their skills together and begin to see what was once a site of rubble become an extravagant block of apartments, a new shopping centre or simply a new home for an excited family, the challenges and problems of the site soon fade into insignificance. That’s right, for many people, working on a construction site is their […]

How Is An LEV System Designed And Who Is Involved

There are a number of jobs where the work performed releases some type of airborne contaminate that could be harmful to the employees. This might include dust, debris, fumes, or vapour. It’s the obligation of the employer to ensure that these harmful contaminants are controlled and not allowed to enter the breathing zone of the employees. This is accomplished through the design and installation of local exhaust ventilation (LEV) systems. Many different LEV systems exist and they are designed […]

Portable Toilets: What You Need to Know and Were Afraid to Ask

Portable toilets aren’t going anywhere. Okay, so they are going somewhere, all the time — there will always be a need for portable toilets. Constructions sites; events; music festivals; campsites — these all need portable sanitation facilities. It’s not necessarily something you want to get fully acquainted with, but understanding how these facilities work in a general way will come in handy when drafting initial project plans.

How much you need to budget; how much time you need to put […]

Moving Home? How To Plan The Look And Feel Of Your New Place

Moving home is the perfect opportunity to start afresh, thinking deeply about how you relate to your home environment. It’s a chance to create a practical and relaxing, liveable space that truly reflects your personality and your needs,

Achieving this isn’t as simple as unpacking and arranging furniture on moving day. There are lots of factors you need to consider to achieve the right look and feel of your new home.
Lifestyle
When poring through interior decor magazines or blogs, it’s easy […]

3D Measured Building Surveys: The Cost-Accuracy Trade-off

3D Measured Building Surveys involve scanning the interior and exterior of a property with lasers, resulting in a set of 3D data coordinates known as a point cloud.

They are great for mapping existing structures and exporting dimensionally accurate data to popular CAD software, including Revit and AutoCAD, for further manipulation. From here the dimensional point cloud, colour, and texture data are used in Building Information Modelling (BIM), architectural and interior refurbishment designs, and CGI renovation plans, among many other […]

Interest Rate Rises and how they Affect House Prices?

Well, currently it may be a little hard to translate how these interest rates are affecting the property market. It tends to take some time for the effects of a higher interest rate to really bed in due to the purchasing behaviours of those buying houses. Why I hear you ask? Well, you don’t exactly pop down to the local shop to buy a house. You will have planned for months if not years for the purchase and more […]