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Build Your Business Brick by Brick

Hello, my name is Gary. When I went into business, I didn't have a great deal of money. The lack of funds meant that I had to buy commercial premises which had seen better days. The roof was leaking, the plumbing was causing problems in the bathrooms and the interior walls were in need of repair. Thankfully, my brother loaned me some money so I could call in some contractors to work on the building before I opened it to my customers. The workmen were great, they carried out a quick but professional repair and I was able to open for business. My business is doing really well and I couldn't be happier with the building. I decided to start this blog to offer advice to others who are considering hiring construction contractors.

Roof Colour: Balancing Aesthetics And Functionality

29 December 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

All too often, homeowners don't give much thought to the colour of the roofing materials that end up sheltering them from the elements. For many, the best colour is that which blends in well with the colour of external walls and other structures (e.g. chimneys) attached to the house. This is not necessarily true because there's more to the colour of roofing panels than aesthetics. The paragraphs below explain why. Read More …

Concrete Renovation: Understanding the Different Cutting Options

29 December 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Concrete cutting is often an important process for proper renovation of pertinent services. As suggested, the task involves using special blades, usually with heavy-duty diamonds, to make cuts on a cured concrete surface or structure. There are different forms of sawing that you can perform in your property, depending on your renovation requirements. Here are the crucial ones that you should understand before starting your project. Flat Concrete Sawing Flat sawing is a concrete cutting technique designed to make cuts on regular horizontal surfaces such as the driveway, sidewalks, floor slabs and even concrete floor slabs. Read More …

Why Epoxy Flooring is Superior to Ceramic Tiles in a Restroom

28 December 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Are you gathering information about the different flooring materials that you can use in your restroom? Read on and discover why epoxy flooring would be a better choice instead of using ceramic tiles on the floor of your restrooms. It Is Impervious Ceramic tiles are porous and can absorb moisture. That moisture can seep underneath the tiles and create breeding grounds for microbes. Thus, the tiles may be infested with bacteria even if they look clean on the surface. Read More …

How to Design Your Home for A Cold Climate

28 December 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When designing your new home, you need to consider some factors to enable you come up with the best plan and design for the building. One important aspect that you are likely to overlook is the climate. The climate of the area in which you intend to build the house can affect how energy efficient your house will be and how it will adhere to the elements. If you are building in a cold region, consider the following when designing the house. Read More …

Commercial Plumbing: Four Important Reasons to Consider an Upgrade

28 December 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

In general, the plumbing systems installed in commercial buildings are built to withstand relatively heavy usage and provide long-term service. Therefore, most property owners do not find it necessary to replace the plumbing components, unless the system fails. However, there are numerous benefits that you can gain by carrying out an upgrade before damage occurs. Here are the most important reasons why you should consider upgrading your commercial plumbing. Potential Efficiency Benefits Read More …