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Why Use Reinforcing Mesh Rather Than Rebar in Your Concrete Slabs?

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If you’re laying concrete slabs and need to reinforce them, then you have to decide whether to use steel mesh or rebar. In some cases, mesh has more benefits. What are they? Faster Installation When you reinforce concrete with rebar, you insert steel bars into certain parts of the slab before you pour the concrete. Typically, you have to cut and lay the bars on site individually. You then have to tie them together to create a networked reinforcement. Read More»

How to Connect Utilities When Access Is Restricted

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It’s unusual to find a plot of undeveloped land in the middle of a busy commercial or residential district. If you’ve been fortunate enough to come across such a parcel and ready to buy it, you may be thinking about building a structure that will enable you to profit from your find. Yet, given the confined nature, you probably need to consider obstacles along the way and may find it hard to connect all the relevant utilities and services to such property. Read More»

Five Advantages of Commercial Cleaning Services

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If you are a business owner, you understand how important it is to keep your facility clean and well-maintained. This is not just important for the aesthetic value it adds to your space but also for the health of your employees and clients. Hiring commercial cleaning services can give you these benefits: 1. Saves You Time One of the biggest advantages of getting commercial cleaning services is that they will save your time. Read More»

Two Tips To Follow When Renting Scaffolds

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If you’re planning to contact a scaffold hire company and rent one or more of their scaffolds, here are some tips you should follow. Consider whether you need a fixed or mobile scaffold You’ll need to think about whether you’ll need a fixed scaffold or a mobile scaffold for your building work. If for example, you need to work in windy conditions, a fixed scaffold might be more suitable as (with the exception of hurricane-level wind speeds) the wind will not affect its stability. Read More»

Underpinning Services: Three Guidelines for Conducting Structural Repairs

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If you have noticed foundation problems in your home, consider underpinning to resolve the structural problems. The process of underpinning is perfect for repairing faulty building bases and even strengthening a home for better load-bearing performance. Moreover, this restorative work will prevent the spread of damage from your foundation to the rest of your house. If you are interested in residential underpinning, use these simple tips to prepare for the process. Read More»

Two Reasons to Prioritise Insulation When Renovating an Old House

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If you’ve purchased an old house that’s in need of a lot of renovating, you should make the fitting of residential insulation materials one of your top priorities. Here are two reasons why. It could reduce several of your other renovation expenses When you take on the renovation of an old house, you’ll be faced with a lot of planned and unplanned expenses, as you fix all of its visible issues and deal with the ones that you discover as you replace its features. Read More»

A Guide On How To Conduct Earthworks

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Earthworks are a critical aspect of any construction project. Excavation, digging, and levelling are essential when building foundations, drainage systems and landscapes. If you have a proposed or ongoing construction project, read the article below for some tips on how to execute earthworks.  Inspect The Site A mistake that many people make is commencing earthworks before conducting site inspections. A site inspection enables you to establish the working conditions. For example, does the site have large entrance and exit points for plant equipment? Read More»

A Few Things a Building Surveyor Inspector Might Do When Working on Your Building Project

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If you are going to be having a construction project done sometime soon, then you might have been told that it’s a good idea for you to work with a building surveying inspector. A building surveying inspector might do a variety of things while assisting with your building project. Of course, this depends on how the inspector likes to do things and what the ins and outs of your project are, but these are a few things that you may expect your building surveyor inspector to do. Read More»

Why You Should Purchase the Right Pump for Your Wastewater Management System

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Does your business have a wastewater management system that needs a new pump? Are you looking to install a new wastewater management system and want to make sure that you set up the system in the best way that you can? Then pay close attention to the pump that you install. A few reasons why it is so important to buy the right pump for this purpose are listed here. Read More»

The Pros of Incorporating Non-Destructive Digging Into Your Construction Project

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When your construction project warrants the excavation of the earth, as most projects do, you and your construction contractors need to decide what will be the best technique. And while it may seem easier to simply stick to traditional methods that you are accustomed to, you may want to consider integrating new technology into your project by opting for non-destructive digging. Also referred to as vacuum excavation, this technique employs sucker trucks that work via pressurised water jets, air suction and compression to carry out the job. Read More»