Tips for Living in Your Home during a Major Renovation Project

24 May 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Construction projects are messy, noisy and chaotic. Because of this, staying in your home whilst it is renovated can be extremely challenging. Here are two tips which should make this experience less stressful. Manage the dust Construction activities like drilling through plaster, sawing wood, installing cabinetry and sanding floors all produce massive quantities of dust. As such, one of the biggest challenges that most people face when living in their home during a renovation project is the constant presence of dust in the air and on surfaces. Read More 

4 Signs You Should Change the Locks After Letting an Employee Go

24 May 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

As a business owner, you likely put a lot of trust into your employees, and that can include giving them keys to the business itself. If an employee leaves the company, you may wonder if you need to change the locks. The answer depends on the specifics of the situation. Here are four signs you should put in new locks. 1. You Don't Have Codes on the Locks If you have coded locks, it doesn't matter whether or not an employee has the codes. Read More 

5 inspiring Ideas for Second Floor Extensions

15 May 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you need more living space, you may want to consider building a second-floor extension. This is especially helpful if you don't want to sell your home and move to a new neighbourhood. For inspiration, check out these ideas. 1. Consider a Two-Floor Extension Instead of just adding an extra floor to your single-story home, consider building an extension outward and making that extension two stories tall. Then, you can enjoy extra space on the ground floor and a new second floor. Read More 

Craft Your Vision: Things to Decide Before You Meet the Building Designer

1 May 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Having your own building constructed, whether it's for personal or commercial purposes, can be both an exciting and stressful project.  Though you will need to manage every aspect of the build yourself, that control is a benefit.  You can create a space that's exactly suited to your needs.  Granted, it's a little more complicated than simply collating your ideas, and you will need to rely on the expertise of design and construction professionals. Read More 

4 Ways to Prevent Mould in Your Home

20 April 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Mould and mildew is not just an annoying smell, but it's also something that can be dangerous for your health. It is important that you keep it under wraps the best you can, but just having a clean house isn't always enough. Here are some ways to prevent mould growth in your home. Keep the Humidity Low Mould typically grows in wet environments, so even if there wasn't a major flood or leak recently, you might still have mildew and mould from humidity. Read More