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 May 2020
If you're looking for beautiful flooring for your kitchen or other areas of the home, why not consider polished concrete? Read on to discover the benefits of this flooring option. Earthy Appeal Polished concrete creates attractive, earthy surfaces with its combination of aggregates and shiny finish. Typically, the cement will contain pebbles or other elements, and the polishing process brings out their shapes to create organic textures across the flooring. You can add colourful stones in blues and yellows or else stick with grey pebbles.
26 February 2020
Cleaning skylight windows once every six months is part of routine maintenance. Practically, skylights function like regular windows, but they are atop the roof rather than on the walls. They are useful in providing warmth, natural light and ventilation to your home. However, if you allow skylights to be cloudy, dirty and blurry, you may not be able to take full advantage of the benefits they offer. To achieve sparkling clean skylights, consider the following tips:
14 January 2020
Despite concrete's unwavering popularity due to its affordability coupled with its durability, this material is not immune to eventual degradation. The porous nature of its surface makes it vulnerable to moisture damage, which will lead to cracking and crumbing that will compromise its longevity. Additionally, exposure to freez- and-thaw cycles during the winter, household chemicals, and so on will also jeopardise the integrity of the concrete. But have you considered having the concrete sealed?
10 December 2019
The land subdivision design process can be lengthy for surveyors, especially if you do not have the right tools. Even those that have the tools still end up spending hours, if not days, on the preliminary subdivision design process. As a surveyor, the time constraints can have a significant effect on your ability to respond to clients' needs promptly since you waste billable hours. Therefore, investing in the right tools, such as robust subdivision design software, is the first step towards providing quality land subdivision designs.
13 November 2019
Every year, engineers come up with innovative materials that can be used to design and build better structures. Many items in the environment are actually more useful than one might think, and engineers are constantly looking for ways of improving structural efficiency while saving costs. In recent years, structures have been built using mass timber, rods of carbon fibre and even concrete that has been fused with grass. Indeed, engineers can use more materials than just concrete and stone when bringing a structure to life.