What to Expect When You Hire Someone to Install Piling for Your Project

1 December 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Piling can be critical to support a large structure. However, most contractors can't handle this step on their own. If you are in the midst of planning a big project and you are hiring someone to do the piling you may wonder what's involved. The process can vary slightly depending on the size of your building and the exact material you choose for the piling, but in most cases, you should expect the following steps. Read More 

7 Tips for Drilling a Concrete Core Perfectly

29 October 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you need to cut through some concrete to put in a flagpole, add a drain near your swimming pool or for any other reason, you may want to use a concrete boring tool. Want to ensure your core drilling goes well? Here are some tips to keep in mind: 1. Use a Template to Keep Steady When you get started, you should use a template. That should be a thin piece of cement board with a hole cut into it. Read More 

Keep You Asphalt in Optimum Condition for Longer

23 October 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Entire driveway resurfacing can be exorbitantly priced. Not only would you have to invest in new paving materials but you would also have to factor in the cost of paying your contractors. Thus, it is essential for homeowners to be aware of the best way of taking care of their driveway after engaging in asphalt laying. Asphalt is a favourite paving material for commercial and residential use due to its high durability, but this does not translate into negligent maintenance. Read More 

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