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Are you concerned about vibration coming from your site?

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Considerate constructors care about their neighbours. If you are managing a construction project, you will be required to ensure that you keep those in neighbouring properties happy at every stage of the construction process. You must try to limit deliveries to times when they won’t block the road and cause long tailbacks for people trying to get to or from work. You should also be concerned about noise levels on your site and find ways to work that won’t interfere too much with anyone living or working nearby. Read More»

Three Qualities Of The Best Fencing Timber You Should Be Looking For

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Fencing timber is vital across large swathes of the country as not only a way to mark property boundaries, but also to hem in livestock, keep out dingos and pests and provide a navigational tool for farmers. Many of these fences, and indeed fences near more urban areas as well, are made from timber because it is easily accessible, simple to cut into the right shape and relatively cheap compared to metal. Read More»

New Home Designs for Minimalist Living

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Living a minimalist lifestyle is becoming increasingly popular for many people. This lifestyle is about more than just reducing the number of items that you own. The lifestyle can mean several different things, including a minimalist appearance, minimal items, or both. If you are considering this type of lifestyle, here are some new home designs that may be ideal. Open Layouts One of the key features to new home designs for minimalists is in the layout. Read More»

Have You Given Much Thought to Your Wall Frames?

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When building a property, you must start with choosing a location for your new home. Once you know where you will build, one of the earliest decisions to consider is what type of wall frames you will use as the starting point for the building. There are many factors to guide your decision towards either steel or wooden wall frames, but some considerations are more important than others. Here are three things that you can use to shape your plans. Read More»

Is your intended land use possible?

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If you have a parcel of land that you want to use, you may be considering creating a subdivision and developing the land as multiple units. Land subdivision development can be a great way to increase the returns on your initial investment, and make the most of your property. However, if you have never dealt with land development before, the process can seem complicated. It is always best to work with professionals who can guide you step by step through the subdivision process. Read More»

Services Offered by Shop Defit Companies

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If you have recently purchased the lease to a shop, you may be wondering about shop defits. Defiting services will allow you to configure the shop so that it meets the requirements of your business. This article details some of the services that are offered by defiting services. Floor coverings Shops that have a high footfall often have stained and dirty floor coverings and carpets. A defiting service can work to remove and dispose of the old floor coverings, cleaning the floor surface. Read More»

Are you in need of a traffic control plan?

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No matter how well a road surface is laid, it will eventually need repair. Sometimes, you will need to go further and not just resurface the road but also redesign a road junction to accommodate a new road or a road-widening project. If you are working on a public road, in addition to the work that you are carrying out, you must consider what will happen to the traffic that normally uses the road. Read More»

Is the route of your pipeline blocked?

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When you want to install an underground pipe or cable, then you would normally think about digging a trench along the route the pipe will follow and laying the pipe in the trench before covering it over again. This method will be perfectly fine when you are working in open country, but it can present a serious problem when the area where you want to dig the trench is already occupied by something. Read More»

Situations in Which Your House May Need Underpinning

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The most crucial part of a home is the foundation. If it sinks or slopes, you might notice cracks in the walls and sticking windows and doors. Then, you’ll need underpinning services to shore up the building. Sometimes the foundation will need work even when you don’t have problems. Consider the following situations. You’re Adding a Second Storey to Your House One scenario that may call for extra support is when you’re adding a second storey to your home. Read More»

Reasons to Install Epoxy Flooring in Your Business Premises

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Whether your business premises is a factory, retail store, warehouse, or commercial kitchen, you need tough and durable flooring. One possibility to consider is an epoxy coating that covers underlying concrete with a resin substance. Read on to discover why this flooring is excellent for commercial environments. Durable and Low Maintenance Workplaces can get grimy and greasy, with oil and food spills, chemicals, hot tyre marks, and regular foot traffic. Epoxy flooring is extremely resilient as the resin coating forms a hard plastic non-porous surface that resists stains. Read More»