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Construction Thoughts: Working with Contractors

When a Residential Home Might Need a Roller Door

Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on When a Residential Home Might Need a Roller Door

A roller door is a bit different than a standard residential garage door; most garage doors come in just one panel that swings out and then gets pushed up onto a track along the garage ceiling. A roller door is made of many panels and each section hinges as the door opens onto a track. Some are also equipped with a housing unit above the door; the door panels roll up onto each other and then stay inside that housing unit rather than along the garage ceiling. If you’re in the market for a new garage door, note when a roller door may be...

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When You Hit The “Rock” Bottom: 2 FAQs

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on When You Hit The “Rock” Bottom: 2 FAQs

Several factors may increase the estimated wait time for lap pool installation in your backyard. These factors include the breaking down of pool excavation equipment and unforeseen challenges on the location of installation. A common unforeseen challenge is the presence of enormous rocks within the lower layers of soil, which your pool contractor is likely to run into mid-way through the excavation exercise. This article answers two questions you’re likely to have if you’ve hit the “rock” bottom. What Options Are...

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What Is Engineered Timber Flooring and Reasons to Consider It

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What Is Engineered Timber Flooring and Reasons to Consider It

Selecting flooring for your home is one of the most important decisions you will make for your residence. Opting for flooring that is not suitable to your lifestyle can prove to be quite costly at the end of the road, as you would have to resort to replacing your flooring when it becomes worse for wear. As such, it is not advisable to simply choose flooring based on the prestige associated with it. Instead, you need to assess how much traffic it will be exposed to and if it will be easy to maintain. Although natural wood flooring is a popular...

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Pitched Roofs: Why You Should Stick to This Conventional Design

Posted by on Jul 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Pitched Roofs: Why You Should Stick to This Conventional Design

A roof structure is a crucial part of a home design. Besides the aesthetic appeal of a roof, it should be strong to protect you from elements and withstand the test of time. Choosing between a pitched roof and a flat roof will depend on your budget, personal preference, and planning and building codes. Although the flat roof system is receiving worldwide acceptance, this article gives you reasons why you should stick to the conventional pitched roof structure.  Flexibility and Maximum Space — Pitched roofs create much room to build...

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What to Discuss With a Potential Mining Transport Company

Posted by on Jul 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What to Discuss With a Potential Mining Transport Company

Working a mine successfully means more than just harvesting the materials; you need a good transport company to get them to a refinery or buyer once the harvesting part is done. Transportation for the mining industry is not like trucking for a standard commercial facility, as there is a difference between hauling mined goods and hauling boxes. Note a few things to discuss with a potential mining transport company so you better understand these differences and know what’s involved with their services. Hazardous and radioactive Hazardous...

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How to Load a Skip Bin the Right Way

Posted by on Jul 5, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Load a Skip Bin the Right Way

Skip bins are essential for day-to-day disposal of household trash and the occasional cleaning or renovation project. After hiring the right skip bin for your needs, it is essential to know how to use it correctly for maximum efficiency. The way you load your skip bin can determine how much you pay for your skip hire services. Of course, you want to minimize costs as much as possible during the period you will be using the skip bin. Read on for tips on how to load your bin for maximum efficiency and how to avoid unnecessary costs. How can you...

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Why Timber Wall Frames Would Be Ideal For Your Construction

Posted by on Jul 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why Timber Wall Frames Would Be Ideal For Your Construction

If you are planning on constructing a home, one of the main decisions you will have to make is what material would be the most ideal option for you. Considering that there are an array of materials to choose from ranging from bricks to concrete, you will find that the process of making a selection can be overwhelming. To make it easier for you, you need to know what the pros of the different materials are so that you can make an informed decision. Here are some of the reasons why timber wall frames would be an ideal choice for your...

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Questions to Ask Your Builder

Posted by on Jun 30, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Questions to Ask Your Builder

Before starting any interior or exterior building project you need to have a plan in place to help things run as smoothly as possible, and reduce any unnecessary stress. Hiring commercial building contractors will be one of the biggest commitments you will make during the entire process, and should be approached with caution to ensure you are hiring not only a professional and competent company, but also one which has your best interests in mind. Here are 5 things to consider before hiring your builder to help you to make an informed...

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Why Outsource Your Transport Labour Hiring Needs?

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why Outsource Your Transport Labour Hiring Needs?

Outsourcing your labour hiring needs can often be a good idea, as it means not having to maintain any type of human resources department and take time to go over résumés and applications when you have a job open. For transport and logistics jobs, it can be very important and very cost-effective to outsource this hiring. Note why this is and why you might call a labour hire company when you need new transport personnel. Knowing updated regulations The regulations affecting drivers and the transport industry are often very strict and they may...

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Options for Dealing with Asbestos in Your Home

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Options for Dealing with Asbestos in Your Home

If you have recently discovered asbestos in your property, you may be unsure of your options. Exposure to asbestos can lead to serious respiratory disease. The good news is that asbestos is only dangerous if it is damaged or crumbling, exposing the asbestos fibre. This means you have a number of options for dealing with the asbestos in your property. Below is a guide to steps you can take to manage asbestos found in your property. Asbestos Removal If you have discovered asbestos in your home, one way of dealing with potential health issues is...

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