What is a deck builder?

A deck builder is an individual or a building company who tends to specialise in the building, restoration or repair of decks, balconies and balustrades. This can often involve inspecting old decks, which may either have been damaged or simply in need of repair. There have been many anecdotal reports of deaths and injuries occurring where decks and balconies have either collapsed or have given way under a large weight. Because of the nature of such constructions, they are inevitably high off the ground, and if they are not structurally sound, can actually be quite dangerous. Read More 

Have you checked your HVAC system recently?

Does your building have a cooling tower? Cooling towers are an essential component of any HVAC system so it is vital that you understand how to look after your tower correctly. Poorly maintained HVAC cooling towers can lead to outbreaks of Legionnaire's disease and other serious medical conditions. If you do not have a regular cooling tower maintenance regime then you need to develop one now. Here are the top four things that you will need to do to maintain your industrial cooling towers. Read More 

Ways To Introduce Natural Stone Into Your Landscape

Your garden can provide hours of pleasure, a calming space in which you can lounge and wander. To add elegance and charm, why not incorporate natural stone into the design? Here are some ideas for you to consider. Create A Pathway One way to decorate your garden is with a stone path. Wind the walkway across the lawn or around the flowerbeds to provide a lovely place to wander. Pavers such as travertine pavers are available in peach, red, gold and beige among other hues, while bluestone comes in blue-greys, purples, browns and yellows. Read More 

Two things you can do to avoid generating extra expenses when running a construction site

Incurring unexpected expenses when you're running a construction site can be frustrating, and it can even interfere with the progress of the project if the expenses are quite high. Here are some specific steps that you can take to avoid generating any extra bills in these circumstances. Encourage key-holders to secure their keys to their work clothes. One simple thing you can do to achieve this aim is to encourage anyone on your team who has keys to your site's lockable entrance to secure their keys to their work clothes, rather than stowing them in their pockets. Read More 

A Few Things to Know Before Embarking On a Land Development Project

Owning a lot that you can develop presents a host of exciting opportunities for you. Depending on the size and location, you will have an array of development options available to you that can provide you with a long-term source of income or a forever home! Nonetheless, while land development may seem straightforward enough, there are a host of things that you need to have in mind if your project is to be successful. Read More