Calling in the Contractors

Calling in the Contractors

  • Dealing with excess water the right way

    What do you do with excess water on your property? If you allow the water to pool together you may drain the water from one area but you just create another hazard. Building an open drain is equally hazardous as people and debris may easily fall into the drain with potentially serious consequences. What's the solution? The only way to provide adequate drainage around your property and still provide a safe environment for anyone using the area is to use trench grates.

  • 4 Upgrades You Should Consider for Your Old Pontoon Boat

    Do you have an old pontoon boat which has not been used for several years? Read on and discover some of the useful upgrades or modifications which you should consider when you are restoring that old boat. An Extra Pontoon You should consider adding a third pontoon to your old boat during the restoration project. That extra pontoon will make the boat more stable on the water. This extra stability will be particularly necessary in case you intend to go skiing or engaging in other water sports on rough seas.

  • All About Construction Surveys

    You just finished constructing your dream home, only to realise that flooding in your compound is an inconvenience you will have to deal with every time it rains; or you have been enjoying your swimming pool for a while, and then you get new neighbours, who inform you that the swimming pool is partly on their property. While these scenarios sound a bit extreme, they are a common occurrence that often lead to disputes.

  • How to Create the Perfect Indigenous Australian Garden

    Indigenous Australian plants haven't always had it their own way over the years, with thousands of invasive species arriving to populate suburban gardens and plenty of new pests coming over as well. But nowadays, it's possible to create gardens that encourage the country's ancient plants, helping to protect them for future generations. The value of indigenous garden designs isn't just to protect plant species. As the experts at ABC's Gardening Australia report, indigenous Aussie plants create the perfect habitat for the country's native insects and birds, helping to invigorate the soil and resulting in gardens which match up beautifully to the country's landscapes and wild plants.

  • Piling or Helical Piers? Which Option Is Best for Your Foundation

    If you need extra support for your home, you may need to contact a piling contractor. These professionals can add metal pilings under your home, but if needed, they can also help you explore other options. In particular, you may want to consider helical piers. Here's what you need to know about these two options. What Is the Difference Between Piling and Helical Piers? These terms are sometimes used interchangeably, and they overlap in a lot of key ways.

  • About Me

    Calling in the Contractors

    Hello! My name is Andy and I have recently finished building my dream home by the ocean. I have always loved swimming and surfing in the sea so the idea of living by the beach has always appealed to me. I used to live in a small apartment but I worked hard and saved as much cash as I could. By the time I reached the age of 47, I finally had the funds to build my dream home. I called in a team of construction contractors who built my house. They were really great guys and I picked up a lot of knowledge during the months they were working with me. I will share some of the knowledge here.

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