5 Ways to Enhance Your Garden Using Leftover Decking Timber

Posted on: 15 January 2018

Building your own custom decking is the best way to make sure your new addition will fit perfectly into your home landscaping. When you've finished the planning stage and you're picking up your timber for the actual build, it's always better to get a bit more than you think you'll need. This allows for any planning mistakes or accidents during the installation. More often than not, however, this will mean you have some timber left over.
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The Pros of Using an Overlay as Your Concrete Protective Coating

Posted on: 15 January 2018

If you are unfamiliar with concrete protective coatings, chances are you are conjuring up images of bland top layers that do not add any appeal to the concrete but instead merely essentially function to prolong its lifespan. This assumption is untrue, though. As homeowners pay meticulous attention to their kerb appeal, concrete manufacturers have taken notice and made a concerted effort to develop supplies that are both functional and visually pleasing.
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The Five Soil Categories and How They Will Affect Your Construction Plans

Posted on: 12 January 2018

Soil testing is one of the most critical steps that construction experts make during site analysis before putting up a building. Soil testing is crucial because the outcome directly affects your building costs. Every construction site will have a unique soil profile, and therefore, you are required to take soil samples to the laboratory and get a report before starting any construction. The two parameters that experts use to classify soils are soil reactivity and bearing capacity.
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Green Tips for an Environmentally Friendly House Demolition

Posted on: 11 January 2018

There are a lot of reasons you might be planning to demolish a house. Perhaps there's structural damage that's too extensive to reasonably repair, or maybe you've outgrown your current home and it makes more financial sense to rebuild than it does to move. Whatever your reason, it's easy to focus on the rebuild rather than the demolition. With a surprising number of variables at play when it comes to house demolition, it pays to spend some time carefully deciding how you want the process to go.
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