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Four Benefits Of Constructing Louvres In Your Home

Louvres are a great way to add a bit of style and class to your home. They're also functional and can help you save energy. Here are four benefits of constructing louvres in your home: 1. Louvres Give Your Home Lots Of Air Flow Louvres are great because they allow you to control how much air flows through your home, giving you more flexibility when it comes to cooling down during the summer months or heating up during cold winters. Read More 

Considerations When Hiring A Builder

Builders will help you realise your dream of owning a commercial or residential building. However, choosing a builder can be pretty cumbersome, given that you have a long list of builders to compare and contrast. Well, this should not pose a challenge after you read this article. The information below details what you should look for in a builder.  Expertise  The builder must demonstrate sufficient experience in the construction of your preferred building. Read More 

Have you found a structural engineer yet?

Have you been thinking about erecting a building? Maybe you need to expand your business premises, or you are building a home for your family or a new retail complex. Whatever you want to build, you can't simply choose a location and start ordering the materials. The design you create must be safe, and the materials used must be suitable for the environment and the weight they will bear. A further consideration is the state of the ground. Read More 

Things to Look at When Selecting Residential Insulation

Residential insulation is not just for maintaining comfortable indoor temperatures all year round by protecting your house against hot temperatures in summer and cold temperatures in winter — it also keeps your annual heating and cooling bills as low as possible. Other benefits of adding insulation to your home include blocking out external noise while keeping in the good noise and improving the indoor air quality. Given the importance of residential insulation, you'll want to make the right decision for your home. Read More 

Why Knowing the Boundaries of Your Property Is Vital for Peace of Mind

Any time you buy new property, ensure you have a land survey done. It doesn't matter if the land is empty or has a house on it already. You want to know exactly what you're buying and how far out from the structure your rights go. This is common sense in and of itself, but it also gives you important information should someone try to use land you thought was yours. 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.

Latest Posts

Four Benefits Of Constructing Louvres In Your Home
16 May 2022

Louvres are a great way to add a bit of style and

Considerations When Hiring A Builder
21 March 2022

Builders will help you realise your dream of ownin

Have you found a structural engineer yet?
17 January 2022

Have you been thinking about erecting a building?

Things to Look at When Selecting Residential Insulation
22 November 2021

Residential insulation is not just for maintaining

Why Knowing the Boundaries of Your Property Is Vital for Peace of Mind
4 October 2021

Any time you buy new property, ensure you have a l