Construction Contractors

  • Top Considerations When Planning Bulk Haulage

    Contractors often have to transport bulky goods such as bricks, conduits, reinforcing steel and plumbing pipes. In the extract below, you will learn the various considerations you should make when planning bulk haulage. Trucks The truck that you choose should be suitable to transport your load. For example, flat trailers are ideal in the transport of plant equipment such as excavators and bulldozers. On the other hand, a tipper is best suited for soil, sand or aggregate transport.
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  • How Professionals Deal with Some Health and Safety Hazards Associated with Concrete Coring

    Whether you need to drill holes for the installation of electrical and plumbing lines or to remove a section of concrete material for testing, concrete core drilling, also known simply as concrete coring, is an absolutely necessary process for a concrete structure.  One of the key reasons to hire a core drilling specialist is because specialised training, proper tools and the right amount of experience are required to do the job effectively.
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  • Ways to Maximise On the Value of Your New Home Build

    For most people who are planning to construct their first home, they tend to be concerned about the primary logistics, such as the supplies they want to be used, the number of bedrooms and so on. However, if you are intent on constructing a house that you will eventually re-sell for a profit, then you should be going about the process thinking of your end goal so that you can make the most money from the sale.
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  • What You Should Know Before Hiring Portable Toilet Trailers for an Event

    An increasingly popular option when using a portable toilet hire for outdoor events is to use a toilet trailer. You may already know the basics about this option. You may know they can service more of your guests, have private stalls, and have family options. There are several other key points you should know before using this type of portable option for your event. Flushing Options  A key thing to know about most high-end portable toilet trailers is the ability to flush the toilets.
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  • Factors to Consider When Desiging Marine Berthing Construction Projects

    If you're building a marina, you need someone to help you with marine berthing construction. To safeguard the value of your project and to make your marina as functional as possible, you may want to consider the following elements. Ideally, you should integrate the following elements when setting up the design for your marine berthing construction.  Accommodations for Multiple Sizes of Boats So that a wide range of boating enthusiasts can use your marina, you may want your berthing areas to accommodate a wide range of different boats.
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  • Concrete Industrial Buildings: Planning for Your Tilt-up Panel Construction

    Tilt-up construction is a beneficial option to consider if you are preparing to build an industrial structure. The installation of concrete panels takes a shorter period of time than traditional construction. Also, this building method is less labour-intensive than alternative methods because the panels are put in place using cranes. In addition, tilt-up construction provides a lot of options in terms of design. However, it is essential to note that tilt-up panel construction requires a lot of planning.
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  • Understanding Property Subdivision

    Whether you are looking for an investment property or just one to make a home in, there are many different and often confusing terms in the property market. A growing number of properties now are also being marketed and sold under the banner of property subdivision; these are called subdivision developments. These subdivision developments are a new breed of property and require a different set of knowledge when considering buying or renting one.
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  • 2 tips for budget-conscious people who want to build homes

    If you are planning to have one of the home builders in your local area build a house for you, but are on a tight budget and are concerned about the impact this might have on the construction project, here are some tips that you may find useful.  1. Design the house so that there is space to add expensive features in the future If you dream of having a house with a specific feature but can't quite afford the cost of adding it in right now, you might want to ask your contractor to design the house so that you can easily add this feature in the future.
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  • How To Choose Paint Colors And Other Design Elements For Your New Home

    While it might be exciting to have a home custom built, it can be difficult to know where to start when choosing all the elements for your brand-new home. So many choices need to be made. Particularly tricky is the choice of what paint color to choose for the walls and ceilings.  What you can do is first choose other design elements that provide more limited options and then move towards making final decisions about paint color.
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  • Why You Need to Be Cautious Before Ordering a Complete Home Demolition

    If you have bought a fixer upper which has certainly seen its better days, then you may want to completely demolish the building and create something more saleable in its place. After all, if the plot of land is valuable and it's in a great location, you need to maximise your investment. While you cannot wait to begin your new construction, why should you exercise some restraint before planning the actual demolition?
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