We have a big site at work but after the company expanded we were running very short on office space. Most of our accounts team was in a demountable office and they were really hot in summer and cold in winter. It was so much better for the whole team once we got the new office block built on site. This blog talks about the process of building a new office block, including the design and construction of a block for your team. I hope it will be useful for anyone looking to build a new office block on their site.
29 April 2019
One of the most significant issues that construction contractors deal with in a civil works project is material management. Most importantly, materials management has a knock-on effect on a project's timeline, the overall cost and the quality of output. As a construction contractor, it is vital to familiarise yourself with material management challenges, but this can be a problem if you are inexperienced. However, your inexperience should not be a problem because this article highlights the most common material management challenges and tips for handling them.
29 March 2019
If you intend to put up a marina, dock or boathouse, you require a marine contractor to conduct the construction works. Unlike inland construction, marine projects need a lot of expertise and specialised equipment to ensure that the structures can withstand forces such as waves and currents. This excerpt discusses the various considerations you should make when hiring a marine contractor. Design Sketch the structure you intend to construct and take it to a marine engineer.
17 January 2019
Asbestos is a compound that is known to cause respiratory health issues, including lung cancer. It is, therefore, necessary to have it removed by an experienced removalist. To have a better understanding, you have to know the meaning of various terms. Asbestos Asbestos is a mineral used for its durability, chemical and heat resistance. However, it has been banned in some countries and states due to health concerns. It can be in many colours that denotes what type it is — for example, brown (amosite/ grunerite asbestos), blue (crocidolite asbestos) or white (chrysotile asbestos) among others.
17 January 2019
Thinking of giving your home's electrical system and associated equipment a much-needed upgrade? Whether you're looking to modify your existing electrical power system or replace antiquated electrical appliances and components, it is important to establish your priorities. There are many great electrical renovations you could do, but renovation costs often stand in the way of what you want to do and what you can do. Here are five electrical renovations that can deliver great value to your home.
4 October 2018
If you want to avoid delays when building your new home, you might want to keep the following two tips in mind. 1. Have your builder construct the house before or after cyclone season New home builders often recommend that their clients have their homes constructed either before or after cyclone season (this typically occurs between late spring and mid-autumn). The reason for this is that if you arrange for the building work to be carried out during cyclone season, and your home is being built in a cyclone-prone area, there is a very good chance that delays will occur during the construction project, due to adverse weather conditions.