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The Carport Builder’s Quote

There are several reasons why a carport is a better choice than a garage for protecting your vehicle from harsh weather elements. Once you have decided on the kind of carport you wish to construct, you will need to find a reputable carport builder who will actualise your dream and make it a reality. It is advisable that you get initial quotes for the carport building exercise from a number of builders in order to identify the most affordable carport builder. Read More 

Asbestos Removal FAQs

Although asbestos use is banned in Australia, homes built in the 20th century may have asbestos walls, floors and roofs. Asbestos contains carcinogenic fibres that cause asbestosis and malignant mesothelioma when inhaled. As such, one must observe caution when removing asbestos. Below are some FAQs on asbestos removal.   How Can You Know If Your House Contains Asbestos? Asbestos roofs are easy to identify. However, it is not easy to tell if your walls and floors contain asbestos. Read More 

Top Tips When Hiring an Industrial Contractor for Your Multi-Million Dollar Project

Industrial construction companies specialise in the construction of megaprojects consisting of industrial, residential and commercial complexes. These projects cost hundreds of millions of dollars and may take years to complete. So how do you choose an industrial construction company? Below are a few tips. Reputation and Experience Reputation is an important consideration when hiring an industrial construction company. You need a company that understands your needs. Contact previous clients and inquire about the company's level of customer relations and their ability to meet deadlines. Read More 

How to Carry Out a Fruitful Steel Fabrication Project

If you are about to carry out a steel fabrication project, it's essential to prepare adequately — a lot of effort and skill is required. While most people rely on the fabrication expert to do everything, it's always advisable to play your part to ensure everything is handled as planned. This post will outline tips on how to prepare for a steel fabrication project, whether large or small, and succeed. Read More 

A Mindful Garden: What to Put in a Garden for Alzheimer’s Sufferers

Do you know someone that suffers from Alzheimer's disease? Are you exploring ways in which you can help to improve their life and hopefully their condition? Then, if you have the space, you should consider creating a garden for them. According to research, gardening can reduce the risk of dementia, of which Alzheimer's is the most common cause, by 50 percent. And that's not the only benefit. Design your garden well, and an Alzheimer's gardener will benefit in a number of ways. Read More 

About Me

Building an Home Extension

Hello, my name is Wendy and this is my construction blog. I do not work in the construction industry myself, but I have spent the last 7 months of my life with construction workers and contractors as they designed and built an extension to my property. I had always dreamed of extending my home so we could enlarge the kitchen and have an additional bedroom on the second-floor. My husband always objected, but when I won some money on the lotto, he couldn't stop me. The contractors were really great and I got a real insight into the industry so I decided to start this blog.

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The Carport Builder's Quote
27 February 2020

There are several reasons why a carport is a bette

Asbestos Removal FAQs
17 January 2020

Although asbestos use is banned in Australia, home

Top Tips When Hiring an Industrial Contractor for Your Multi-Million Dollar Project
14 December 2019

Industrial construction companies specialise in th

How to Carry Out a Fruitful Steel Fabrication Project
26 November 2019

If you are about to carry out a steel fabrication

A Mindful Garden: What to Put in a Garden for Alzheimer's Sufferers
22 October 2019

Do you know someone that suffers from Alzheimer's