3 Reasons Why Underpinning Is Crucial for Your Home or Business Premise

Posted on: 26 June 2020

Unless you have enough experience in the construction industry, chances are that you know little about your home's foundations. They are crucial aspects of any structure or building. For this reason, they require more strengthening and stabilisation through underpinning.  Before beginning the excavation project, you need to hire qualified contractors. They are crucial in determining the soil ability to withstand the structure's weight. After the assessment, they can decide the type of underpinning method that's required.
[Read More]

Commercial Fencing Guide

Posted on: 22 April 2020

A fence will enhance the security of your commercial building, its appearance and value. Below is a guide on the various considerations you should make when choosing and installing a commercial fence. Check Zoning Regulations Zoning regulations may prohibit specific types of fences. For instance, high chain-link fences may be prohibited in the CBD. Besides, the regulations may determine the height of fences to be used or completely restrict the use of fences.
[Read More]

Top Mistakes When Treating Rising Damp

Posted on: 16 March 2020

If you think termites and asbestos are the only significant problems that homebuyers dread, think again -- rising damp makes the list, and the characteristic musty smell is the first telltale sign that puts off homebuyers. The moisture in the walls creates the perfect environment for mould growth, which causes extensive damage to the home. Therefore, inspecting and treating rising damp in your newly acquired house must be part of the renovation process.
[Read More]

Safety Issues During Residential Demolition

Posted on: 21 February 2020

Safety is a critical consideration when demolishing a house. Failure to take adequate safety measures could cause accidents and injuries at the site. The article below discusses the various safety issues you should address before demolishing your home. Dangerous Materials Your house should be inspected for the presence of hazardous materials such as lead-based paints and asbestos. Homes constructed before the asbestos ban may contain friable and non-friable asbestos in the roof, walls, floor, insulation fillings and boilers.
[Read More]