How to Make the Best Use of Natural Light When Designing a House

9 September 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When it comes to residential building design, many different factors have to be taken into account, including usability, safety and longevity. The building needs to be designed with a purpose depending on its occupants and their needs and it is crucial to integrate natural light wherever possible. However, this is not always at the top of the list when it comes to building design, and if it's not addressed correctly, it can sometimes ruin the finished effect. Read More 

Safety Criteria to Look At When Pre-Qualifying an Industrial Contractor

22 August 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

In property development, the right industrial construction contractor should deliver quality output within the designated timelines and at a competitive price. The two parameters are usually the main discussion points during the selection stage of a construction contractor. However, choosing an industrial constructor should go beyond these two aspects, with particular attention being given to a contractor's safety performance. For this reason, safety screening is vital when pre-qualifying potential candidates for an industrial construction project. Read More 

Precautions You Should Take After Glass Repairs

17 July 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

It may not seem like it, but glass is an essential part of our lives. It is in our bathrooms, windows, churches, kitchens and cars, among other things. It can also be used to package drinks, foods and pharmaceutical drugs. Wherever you look, you can easily spot glass. Now, despite its versatile use, glass breaks easily, and it is essential to take the necessary precautions after glass repairs. Some of these precautions include the following: Read More 

DIY Plastering: 4 Tools You Will Need

28 June 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If a wall in your home has been damaged, you will need to apply a fresh coat of plaster to the area in order to make it as good as new. However, before you get to work, you should ensure you have all of the tools you need with you. Read on to find out about the equipment you need to complete a plastering job. A mixing bucket As the name suggests, the mixing bucket is used to mix the plaster before it is applied to the wall. Read More 

Options for Steep Inclines and Your Waterfront Property

31 May 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Steep inclines and pathways to the waterfront can be an issue for a waterfront residential homeowner. When you bought the home, you may have had a simple carved out pathway that used the natural rocks and land formation to reach the waterfront. The issue with this option comes in with storms or with friends or family members that may not be able to navigate the path. If this is the case, consider the following options that a marine contractor can offer to help you navigate the path safely year round. Read More