Essential Guide for Selecting the Right Materials for Your Residential Landscaping

Planning on doing a landscaping job on your residential property? Residential landscaping involves performing a variety of tasks intended to make the outdoor areas of a home functional, aesthetic or both. This, in turn, helps to increase property value.  One of the key things to do before beginning your project is to choose the landscaping materials you'll use. With the huge selection of landscaping materials available out there, you can easily get overwhelmed by choices. Read More 

A Guide On How To Plan And Execute Excavation Works

Do you need to excavate a construction site? Perhaps you want to build a foundation, road, or create a landscape. The excerpt below discusses the various considerations you should make when planning and executing excavation works.  Site Inspection Conduct a soil test to identify what kind of soil you will be excavating. If you intend to excavate a few metres below the ground, you may need an expert to examine the presence of rocks and underground water reservoirs. Read More 

Follow these Guidelines when Treating Rising Damps in the Home

One of the most detrimental things that can happen to your building is moisture accumulation. One of the common causes of misplaced moisture in the house is rising damps. The damps result from water rising up the wall through capillary action. This is a common problem in houses made of bricks and concrete blocks because they are porous. Rising damps present themselves in swollen and blistered paint, mould damage, rotten walls and flooring material, especially wooden ones among other signs. Read More 

Three reasons to think about your floor trusses

When you are building or remodelling a home, you will spend most of your time considering the parts of the property that you can see. You will think about the floor layout and what type of fittings you want in each room. What you may not have spent too much time thinking about are the trusses and joists that support the floor and the roof of your home. While you may not have thought about these features, they are vital to the stability and structure of your building. Read More 

3 Aspects You Need to Bear in Mind Before You Start Developing Your Vacant Land

When most people buy their first vacant land, they get some mixed reactions; they are happy because they have a title deed in their pocket, but they are also worried because they don't know how to develop it. If your land is lying idle and you intend to develop it, consider if you want it to meet recreational, industrial or commercial needs. If you decide to develop it for commercial reasons, you must be ready for a demanding process since you would have to alter its landscape and involve professional land developers. Read More