What’s Best for Asbestos?: A Guide for Business Owners

30 November 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Where it was once one of the most popular materials in construction for its low cost and its useful properties, asbestos is now a substance that causes veritable panic.  Known to be a carcinogen and no longer legal to use in building-work, discovering that there is some of this material present in your business premises can be a real concern.  However, the issue is not as black-and-white as you might imagine. Read More 

Factors to Consider When Choosing Flooring for Your Property

30 November 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

There are endless flooring options for you to choose from when renovating your property. However, a great option for one property might not be suitable for another. There are elements such as geographical location of your property and function of the space that should influence your decision. Here are several things to consider when choosing flooring for your property. Weather Weather conditions should play a significant role in determining the perfect type of flooring for your home. Read More 

Custom Pool Construction: Choosing the Perfect Tiles for Your Swimming Pool

26 October 2017
 Categories: , Blog

If you are planning on building a custom pool, you must consider numerous design elements before commencing. One of the most critical features that you should think about is the tiling. Tiles are more appealing than other interior pool surfaces such as vinyl liners. Also, they are durable and easy to clean and maintain. Like other construction materials, there are countless types and brands of swimming pool tiles. Therefore, choosing the right fit can be challenging. Read More 

2 Critical Site Analysis Considerations That Influence the Final Design of a Green Building

12 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

In today's construction world, a site is much more than just earth on which to locate a building. With today's high rate of urban sprawl, declining natural resources and increasing threats of pollution, concerns over human health and environmental degradation are causing contractors to re-evaluate their building practices, and there is no better place to start than at the site. Numerous site-related factors must be re-examined, including social, economic, and environmental, while responding to the particular requirements of building owners at the same time. Read More 

3 Benefits of Installing Argon-Filled Double-Glazed Windows

16 May 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you have decided to install double-glazed windows in your home, then you will be faced with a choice between air-filled and argon-filled windows. Choosing to fill the space between the panes of glass with air or argon gas can make a big difference. While argon-filled windows are more expensive than windows which use air, they offer a wide range of benefits which air-filled windows do not provide. Below is a short guide to 3 benefits of choosing argon-filled double-glazed windows over their air-filled counterparts. Read More