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Problems That a Skylight Window Can Help Resolve

A skylight window provides a range of benefits, such as extra daylight and ventilation. However, you might have some specific concerns, explained below, that these openings can help with. Dim Home Office If you're spending a lot of time working from home in a home office, you need to make sure it's well-lit and comfortable to avoid eye strain and fatigue. A skylight can enable this, as an overhead opening can allow about three times more light than a vertical window of a similar size. Read More 

Your Structure Can Stand Up to Earthquakes and Tremors If You Build It Right

Undoubtedly, the construction industry has seen lots of advancement over the years. Engineers have been up to the task of ensuring that buildings evolve to meet your needs. These needs include safety, suitability for occupancy, energy efficiency and cost minimization, among others. However, some of your requirements can bundle all these needs into one. For instance, living in a highly seismic zone means that you want a structure that can meet the above requirements while standing up to the dangers of an earthquake. Read More 

Why You Should Repaint Your Home’s Exterior Walls

Painting your home's exterior walls is a great way to improve the kerb appeal of the property, making it stand out from the rest of the houses in your neighbourhood. But the benefits of an exterior painting job go much deeper than just making your home look beautiful.  Continue reading to see the fantastic benefits you stand to gain by painting your home's exterior. 1. Provides protection from inclement weather conditions Read More 

Civil Engineers: Your Questions Answered

This article provides info about developing a career in civil engineering. Read on to find out more! What is civil engineering? Civil engineering is a profession dedicated to civil works. The common term for civil engineers is structural engineers, but they may also be known as specialized structural engineers or design engineers. These professionals usually have to be licensed by the state or country in which they work because it's a very specialised profession with specific qualifications. Read More 

Occasions When Directional Drilling Is Useful

If you are new to the world of directional drilling, you may be looking to find out more about the occasions when a drilling company can really help. This article provides a useful introduction to the times when directional drilling could prove useful. Read on to discover more. When drilling multiple wells from a single location This is one of the most common uses for directional drilling, as firms will often drill multiple wells from a single access point. 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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Problems That a Skylight Window Can Help Resolve
23 August 2021

A skylight window provides a range of benefits, su

Your Structure Can Stand Up to Earthquakes and Tremors If You Build It Right
19 July 2021

Undoubtedly, the construction industry has seen lo

Why You Should Repaint Your Home's Exterior Walls
28 May 2021

Painting your home's exterior walls is a great way

Civil Engineers: Your Questions Answered
23 April 2021

This article provides info about developing a care

Occasions When Directional Drilling Is Useful
19 March 2021

If you are new to the world of directional drillin