Why More Land Surveyors Are Choosing Drone Technology to Create Their Surveys
18 March 2019
The role of the land surveyor has formed an important part of property purchases for many years, but the way a land surveyor carries out their role has often varied over time. In the past, it was common to see a land surveyor out working with a theodolite to accurately measure distances and to define the boundaries and topography of your property. Today a land surveyor will still need the same data, but now you are just as likely to see a land surveyor gathering their data by using a drone rather than by walking the property and physically measuring the ground.
Vital Plumbing Tips When Remodelling Your Kitchen
25 February 2019
Remodels have become a trend taking over Australia, due in part to the numerous shows on television that focus on home improvement. Thus, if your kitchen has not been sparking joy in your life for a while now, you may be thinking about how best to renovate it so that it becomes more appealing and functional too. However, remodelling your kitchen is not the same as renovating your living room since there is pipework to consider.
Maintaining Your Wastewater Sand Filter System
29 January 2019
If you live in the Outback and your property is not connected to a mains sewage system, a sand filter septic system is a great way of treating wastewater from your home. However, the performance of your septic system will very much depend on how well you maintain it. One of the primary causes of septic system failure is biological debris which clogs the sand filter. Below is a guide to some of the steps you can take to keep your septic system in good working order.
Safety Measures When Using Heavy Construction Equipment for Civil Work
12 December 2018
The construction sector is not the safest type of job. Working in dangerous environments with heavy, and sometimes dangerous, materials while surrounded by heavy machinery is commonplace for people working in the construction industry. There are some ways of making working around or in heavy construction equipment safe. To avoid unnecessary risks while working as a civil engineer, there are some things you can think about.
Using a spotter
One thing that can help increase safety on the site of construction in many instances is to use a spotter.