Should You Think About Land Development?

23 February 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are looking for an investment opportunity, investing in land can be a great option. In some cases, the land will appreciate faster than money left in a savings account. However, rather than simply maintaining raw land until you want to sell it, you can receive a better return on your investment by planning land development. Developing land can be hugely profitable but you have to make sure that land development is done right. Read More 

Ways To Deal With Building Contractors On Remodelling Projects

24 February 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Experienced consumers can attest that if you want your home renovation project to go through seamlessly, you will need to manage the building contractor(s) you hire actively. Sometimes you may opt to hire a supervisor; however, as the saying goes, "If you want something done right, you do it yourself." Hence, to avoid encountering various problems with a building contractor during or after the home renovations, here are essential tips you should follow to ensure you get quality results. Read More 

Tips On Defrosting An Outdoor Heat Pump

24 January 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

During the winter months, outdoor heat pumps often become affected by snow and ice. Although a light frosting won't cause problems with the efficiency of your heat pump, extended periods of severe weather can leave the whole unit iced-up and susceptible to damage. If your frozen heat pump is left unfixed it can end up being severely damaged. If this happens, your heating won't work properly, leaving you shivering and with no option but to call out your plumber and heating engineer to fix it for you. Read More 

Reasons You Should Choose Jet Grouting Over the Other Underpinning Technique

3 October 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Building underpinning refers to the installation of permanent or temporary support mechanisms to a building's foundation that is already in place. Underpinning is often carried out for additional depth of the foundation or to improve the load-bearing capacity of the building. Ideally, there is a host of house underpinning techniques that can be used to reinforce your foundation. Jet grouting is one of them. In this technique, a highly kinetic jet of liquid is used to break up and loosen the soil structure around and within the foundation of the building. Read More 

How To Maintain A Good Relationship With Your Building Contractor During Your House Extension Project

28 September 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you've watched any of the multitudes of home improvement shows that are on television these days, then you're probably aware that the building process can be a stressful one. There's mess, noise, and the seemingly endless decisions to make, all of which can cause tension. If you're extending your current home, and living on the site while building takes place, this can increase the level of stress immensely. Despite the stress, it's important to maintain a good relationship with your building contractor. Read More