Calling in the Contractors

Calling in the Contractors

  • Types of Asbestos Testing and What to Know About Each Type

    The misconception about asbestos testing is that all tests are performed the same and for the same reasons. The truth is that there are various types of asbestos testing. Each type of testing is done for very specific reasons with the outcome leading to different possible goals for removal and containment. Here are three of the main types of testing and what you should know about each type. Presumptive Testing A presumptive test is done in a similar manner to a home or building inspection.

  • Construction Sites: Three Critical Tips for Protecting Your Portable Toilets

    Portable toilets are perfect for construction sites because they are convenient for health and sanitation. In general, if you install these loos, the workers will not need to spend time unnecessarily outside the worksite. Also, it is important to remember that most major building and renovation tasks require plumbing and sewer shutdown. Therefore, the portaloos are necessary even if there are permanent toilets. Unfortunately, poor setup of the portable toilets can lead to problems such as instability and tip-over.

  • Electrical Renovations: 4 Things to Consider

    If you are planning to carry out electrical renovations on your home, it is vital that you make a plan detailing the work before you begin. Below is a guide to some of the things you should consider when planning an electrical renovation. Circuit boards When completing an electrical renovation, many people choose to add additional power points in their home. Extra power points will help to reduce your reliance on extension leads, improving safety in your home.

  • 3 Reasons to Choose Zinc Over Steel for Residential Roofing

    When you're designing residential buildings, the appeal of metal roofs can be hard to ignore. They're easy to install and surprisingly lightweight. At the same time, they also offer exceptional longevity, fire-resistance and even help keep down energy costs by reflecting the sun's rays. Of course, it's not like there's just one type of metal. After deciding on metal roofing, you'll need to decide on the right type. Plenty of contractors go for steel, considering it the most obvious choice.

  • 3 Ways to Judge the Level of Water in an Aquifer Before Bore Drilling

    Bore drilling is one of the most efficient ways to get supplementary water for domestic and construction purposes. The experts access water in the aquifer, which means that ideally when the levels are high, the bore will never run dry. Therefore, this implies that before the bore is drilled, experts must perform tests to make sure that the water table contains good levels of groundwater. Here, are the techniques used to determine the perfect location to drill a bore.

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.