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Tips for hot-weather construction projects

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Being involved in a construction project during a heatwave can be both challenging and exhausting.  If you intend to build a new home during a period where hot weather has been forecasted,  here are a couple of important factors you should take into consideration. Stay safe One of the biggest issues with having labourers working during high temperatures is that there is a much greater risk of heat exhaustion. Under other circumstances, this is not usually a serious problem, particularly if identified during its early stages. Read More»

How to Check Your Concrete for Damage or Hazards Before Undertaking Redevelopment Work

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There are plenty of reasons for companies or home owners to redevelop outdoor surfaces. Commercial organisations may need to expand car parking facilities for customers or provide access for larger trucks, while home owners could require extra space for additional vehicles or desire a less labour intensive outdoor surface than grass lawns. In any case, there are some things that you should do before you break any ground on existing concrete surfaces. Read More»

Use Exposed Aggregate When Repaving Your Home's Exterior

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One of the more common materials used during paving is concrete. However, despite its longevity and durability, concrete can be a tad bland and unattractive. As such, there has been an increase in interest for different forms of paving, especially with homeowners who would want a material that contributes to the curb appeal of their residence. If you are looking to repave the exterior of your home and would like something that is more decorative yet still functional, then you should consider exposed aggregate. Read More»

4 Reasons Why You Should Kerb Your Building Entrance Landscape

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Landscaping the front of your commercial building is a great way to increase your aesthetic appeal and draw in more foot traffic. However, you can’t just lay some grass, plant some flowers and leave it at that. It doesn’t take long for a neatly planted feature to grow out of control and look unsightly. Luckily, you don’t necessarily need to hire a gardener to keep things in check. A small entrance garden can be kept under control with kerbing (also known as edging) between the landscaping and the walkway. Read More»

Top Care Tips to Increase the Longevity of Your Concrete Driveway

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Many people choose to build their residential driveways using concrete because of the long lifespan associated with concrete constructions. Even though concrete is in itself a durable construction material, how well you take care of it can impact how much service you get out of it. If you have just built a new concrete driveway in your home, the following maintenance tips can go a long way in ensuring its longevity. Read More»