Construction Contractors

Harbour Deliveries: How to Reduce Your Marine Transport Costs

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If you are planning on having your cargo delivered at the harbour, you must choose a reliable contractor for transportation. A professional hauler will make certain that the freight is delivered undamaged. Also, they will provide insurance for your goods in case of unforeseen accidents which might lead to the loss of your goods. In addition, the transporter will ensure that your freight is not delayed. Unfortunately, the cost of marine haulage can be high.

28 May 2020

Five Recommendations When Looking for Plant Hire Companies

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Plant hire companies are essential to most construction projects throughout Australia. With so many potential firms that customers and contractors can hire, it can be difficult to ascertain the most suitable supplier for you. Below are five recommendations when deciding what plant hire company to use. Call in Advance It is important to call the plant hire company you intend to use well before you actually intend to rent out the equipment.

22 May 2020

Four Indispensable Design Guidelines for a Pharmacy Fitout

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Proper set-up of a pharmaceutical retail shop is crucial. If the interior space is not designed and built well, some problems will arise. For instance, the customers might not be able to find the required medical supplies. Also, it will be difficult for the workers to keep track of the activities in the store. In addition, accidents might occur due to poor organisation. Therefore, if you are planning on designing your pharmacy, you should consult a professional fit-out expert.

21 May 2020

3 Ways to Help Make the Construction Process Less Daunting and Cost-Effective

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Most people don't build a new home because they have a lot of money to spend on it, but because they want the best for their family and don't want to continue paying those monthly rents. Although it can be an expensive project, you should find ways to reduce some expenses so you can still save some money. Making a budget for the new home you want to build might not be everything; you still need to do something else to make the construction process less daunting and cost-saving.

19 May 2020

Understanding Asbestos Removal

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Asbestos is a hazardous fibre that can be found inside your business or home. Asbestos fibres are small and undetectable, making it difficult to determine whether you have been exposed. Asbestos abatement is the identification, repair, removal and encapsulation of products or materials in a structure to remove the threat of exposure to asbestos fibres. Why Is Asbestos Abatement Necessary? If materials containing asbestos are not removed by an asbestos abatement professional, they pose a great danger to anyone who comes in contact with raw asbestos materials, fibres or dust.

20 February 2020

Flooring Options For Your New Kitchen

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When planning a new home, one of the major design decisions is the kitchen flooring. Here are several options to consider. Ceramic And Porcelain Tiles The kitchen floor can become the destination for numerous food and drink spills over its lifetime. So a material — such as porcelain or ceramic tile — that is non-porous, hygienic and easy-to-clean makes a great option. This flooring is durable and doesn't absorb food odours, which also helps to keep your kitchen fresh-smelling.

7 January 2020

Benefits Of Frosted Glass Doors For Your New Home

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When building a new home, you'll have a myriad of decisions to make regarding flooring, paint colours, countertops and furniture. Amongst the numerous choices, it can be easy to neglect the doors. However, doors are the perfect way to incorporate beautiful accent pieces into the decor, and they're also crucial for privacy and light flow. Here are some advantages of one option—frosted glass doors.  Creates An Airy Aesthetic Glass doors create an open, airy feeling in a home by allowing light flow between rooms and from outside.

29 October 2019

3 Types of Waterproofing Solutions for Your Basement

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Homes with basements are susceptible to water damage. Damaged sewer lines, leaky water pipes and heavy rain are some of the common causes of basement water damage. To prevent water seepage into your basement, there are various basement waterproofing methods that you can use. Take a look at three of those techniques below. Exterior Basement Waterproofing  This type of basement waterproofing system is also referred to as positive side waterproofing, owing to the fact that it prevents surface water from entering your basement.

15 October 2019

3 Critical Areas of Concern in the Design of Pedestrian Facilities

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If current statistics are anything to go by, it would be right to conclude that the safety and convenience of walking have decreased considerably. Although total road deaths are decreasing, pedestrian deaths have seen a spike of 9.3% annually. This can mean that pedestrians are neglected by town planning, and the results of such inaction are precise. As civil engineers, designing and developing comfortable, safe and efficient pedestrian facilities should be at the core of any urban planning and civil works projects.

26 September 2019

How to use timber trusses in your new home

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If you are building a new home, then one of the earliest decisions you will need to make is what material you will use for the frame of the building. There are several choices available, but one of the most popular options is to use timber wall frames. If, alongside timber frames, trusses are also used, you have created a great style combination. Timber is a highly practical material that is strong and resilient while remaining beautiful to look at.

4 September 2019