Kitty Davidson

Two Reasons Why It's Best To Have Concrete Polishing Work Professionally Done

Construction & Contractors Blog

If you think the concrete floors in your home would look better if they were polished, it's best not to do this on your own with a rented concrete polishing machine but to instead get a contractor to do it. Here are some reasons why. You might give your floor a patchy and uneven look Polishing concrete properly is a skill that can take a long time to develop. If you've never used this type of polishing equipment before, there's a good chance you'll leave your concrete floor patchier and more uneven than it is now.

22 April 2022

Decisions to Make for Your Shop's Fitout

Construction & Contractors Blog

A new shop can be an exhilarating undertaking, at least part of the time. Much of the process in opening up a new retail venture involves administrative decisions that might not seem like the most exciting tasks in the world. Luckily, choosing fixtures and other items for the fitout can be among one of the more fun aspects of the process. Three choices, in particular, will affect how customers feel while in the store, and how easy it will be for your employees to maintain the premises.

25 February 2022

What You Should Know Before Restoring Your Driveway With a Bitumen Spray Seal

Construction & Contractors Blog

Looking to rejuvenate the appearance of your residential driveway while extending its life? Like other paved surfaces, driveways experience wear and tear from normal use and will need to be restored from time to time to keep working well. Bitumen spray sealing is one of the best ways to restore your driveway. It involves spraying a single layer of bitumen onto the paved surface as a hot liquid and then covering it up with an aggregate to create a high-performance pavement that provides excellent water resistance and skid resistance, especially in wet conditions.

22 December 2021

Two Tips to Follow When Buying Timber Products for Your Renovations

Construction & Contractors Blog

Here are two tips to follow when buying timber products for your renovations. Don't buy the same type of timber for every aspect of the project If you need a variety of timber products for your project (for example, if you need timber floorboards, doorframes and skirting boards), you might be tempted to buy one type of wood in bulk for all of these features just to save yourself time.

5 November 2021

Why Non-Destructive Digging Has Gotten So Popular

Construction & Contractors Blog

When you think about digging, you might think about the more typical and destructive kind. However, there is non-destructive digging equipment that can still be quite effective at handling digging jobs. This type of equipment and these techniques for digging have been around for quite some time, but many have become quite popular. There are a few reasons why non-destructive digging has gotten more popular and might be something that you will want to make use of for an upcoming digging project.

15 September 2021

Top Concerns to Have in Mind When Having a Lift Installed in Your Hotel

Construction & Contractors Blog

If you are in the process of building a multi-storey hotel building, or if you are looking to replace the old lift in your existing hotel building, there are a number of things that you should have in mind when having the lift installed. Location If you have the option, you should choose the right location for your elevator. You will probably want to think about the convenience of your guests and employees when doing so.

2 August 2021

5 Excavator Attachments That Will Help You Get Your Construction Job Done

Construction & Contractors Blog

When you're hiring an excavator, don't forget to find an excavator hire company with plenty of attachments available. Excavator attachments improve productivity and efficiency with their specialised functions, helping to get any job done with speed and ease. Here are just five great excavator attachments you should consider hiring for your construction job. 1. Tilt bucket The tilt bucket is one of the most commonly used excavator attachments. Available in a wide range of sizes and weight restrictions, tilt buckets are a great catch-all solution for grading land, digging ditches, and cleaning up rubble.

21 June 2021

Here's Why You Should Hire Scaffolding When Painting Your Home's Exterior

Construction & Contractors Blog

You've decided you want to paint the exterior of your house — now it's time to decide how to paint it. Traditionally, most homeowners have painted their houses using a simple ladder setup. However, if you've ever tried this method before, you'll know it's not the safest, most comfortable, or most efficient way to do things. That's where scaffolding comes in. Hiring scaffolding to paint your house may sound like overkill at first, but it actually makes the job a whole lot easier.

11 May 2021

3 Critical Issues to Address When Removing Your Concrete Patio

Construction & Contractors Blog

Removing a concrete patio may seem like an easy DIY project. For most homeowners, the project only requires one to rent a jackhammer to remove the concrete slab. However, in most homes, patios are attached to the rest of the house. Blindly removing the slab can cause costly damage to the structure and utilities. Thus, before commencing work, here are three critical issues you should address. Proximity to foundation When demolishing a concrete patio, it's crucial to assess the slab's proximity to the home's foundation.

7 April 2021

Three Benefits of Fitting Shutters

Construction & Contractors Blog

Are you looking for a way to get more enjoyment out of your home? Your home should be somewhere where you can relax, away from all of the stresses of your working day, but often, some defect in the home will interrupt your relaxation and give you reasons to become annoyed or frustrated. Maybe, you are trying to read a book and there is too much light flooding into the rooms, or perhaps you are struggling to get the temperature of the room right.

19 February 2021