The Various Benefits of Buying Building Supplies from a Local Hardware Store

11 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

In the past, many people used to get building supplies from local hardware stores. But with the emergence of big box hardware stores and the advent of online shopping, many builders are now torn between two choices: getting the building products and tools they need from local hardware stores or from the big-brand name national hardware stores. Below are some good reasons why buying building hardware from a local supplier may be the best option. Read More 

Major Factors of Consideration in the Urban Planning Process

10 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Ever thought of why it's easy to navigate your way through a newly constructed city? You can thank an urban planner. Lack of proper planning in town centres may lead to confusion in infrastructure facilities and road network systems, which is a negative factor on the development of any economy. Urban planners, also called regional planners, work with their city residents and local government officials to determine the specific needs of each area to implement the necessary improvements. Read More 

Why Choose A Trenchless Drilling Service?

6 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

At trenchless drilling service is a method of underground pipe installation that as its name suggests requires no trenches to be created. The process involves a horizontal boring machine drilling a pilot hole and to use this to enter and exit at different segments of the line without hitting preexisting lines and other underground obstacles. A trenchless drilling service can be used for a wide range of applications, including the installation of water lines, new sewer lines and conduit lines, and all without the expense or mess of trenching. Read More 

5 Tips to Stay Safe While Repairing Your Metal Roof

4 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you've got a small hole in your metal roof, leaks around a skytube or a range of other small issues, you may be able to repair them on your own. However, you need to be extremely careful on your metal roof. Here are some tips to keep you safe: 1. Work on Dry Days Metal roofs don't have the traction of some other materials. They can be especially slippery on wet or rainy days. Read More 

Understanding the Various Kinds of Timber Trusses

30 June 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Nothing has so much effect on the outlook of your house as your roof. Even with the best materials and wall setups, a roof that has not been installed properly can undo all the work you have put in. This is why you must be keen when choosing a truss for your home's roof. The truss determines the design and outlay of the roof. Additionally, it also determines how long the roof will be in place before it necessitates a significant repair. Read More