Calling in the Contractors

Calling in the Contractors

  • Two Reasons to Hire a Land Surveyor Before Building a House on a Plot of Land

    If you intend to build a house on a plot you have purchased, you should have land surveyors draw up a survey before you begin the construction process. Here are two reasons why it is important to do this. To prevent boundary-related delays and disruptions One of the most important jobs that a land surveyor performs is establishing exactly where the boundaries of the property lie. If you decide not to hire a surveyor and do not, therefore, determine where the property boundaries begin and end, you could end up accidentally performing construction work on the land adjacent to your plot, which does not legally belong to you.

  • No Garage? Consider the Outstanding Benefits of Carports

    Although a garage is one of the most convenient spaces in a house, not all residences will have this room. Thus, some people may decide to construct their own, but they do not bear in mind that garages are usually planned for when the blueprints of a house are being conceptualised. Therefore, choosing to add this as an extension could end up affecting your neighbours or may not even be allowed by your home owners association.

  • 5 Signs a Custom Home Is Right for You

    If you're ready to move into a new home, you have a few different options. You can build a home, work with a home builder to make a custom home or buy an existing home. Here are five signs you should opt for a custom home: 1. You Can't Find an Existing Home You Like Looking for a home can be grueling. Do you feel like you've looked at dozens of homes?

  • 5 Signs You Should Have a Professional Do Your Asbestos Removal

    If you like DIY work, you may be interested in removing asbestos from your home, business or investment property, and with the right safety precautions, this can be possible. However, there are key reasons you should not tackle this particular job on your own. Here are five signs you should call in the pros. 1. You Don't Want to Be in Danger Asbestos is extremely dangerous, and when inhaled, it can lead to mesothelioma.

  • What to Do If You Have Asbestos in Your Ceilings

    In some cases, the paint on your ceiling may have asbestos in it. This usually happens with textured ceilings, but it's important to note that not all textured ceilings have asbestos in them. If you're worried and you want to get the asbestos out of your house, here's what you need to know. 1. Disturb the Ceiling as Little as Possible If asbestos is just sitting there, it doesn't really pose a risk to you.

  • 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.