2 Ways Your Stormwater Drainage System Could Fail If You Don't Hire an Expert
28 August 2017
Stormwater drainage systems may seem simple in principle, but getting them to work efficiently takes careful planning and installation. If you're in need of stormwater management, employing the services of a contractor experienced in drainage is imperative. If you don't, poor planning and execution could lead one or more components of your system to fail.
Many people believe that the main cause of drainage failure is lack of maintenance and shoddy repairs, but using an inexperienced contractor could mean your system is doomed to fail structurally before you even get to the maintenance stage.
5 Line Marking Accessories You Need for Your Construction Company
28 August 2017
If you're starting a construction company, it's easy to focus on the big machines and heavy equipment you will need to buy. However, you also need to invest in some smaller machines and equipment. In particular, you need the right line marking tools. Here are five essentials you may need for your new company.
1. Chalk Line Guide
This marking accessory comes with a case and a steel crank. It allows you to pull out a wire that works as a guide for your chalk line.
Two tips for building a durable house
26 August 2017
There are a number of steps you can take to ensure that the house you are building will be durable enough to withstand the test of time. Read on to find out what these steps are:
Use treated pine for the frame
Most houses have frames made from wood. This material is favoured because it is relatively inexpensive, quite robust and very easy to work with. However, wood is far from indestructible and its structural integrity can be negatively affected if it is exposed to certain environmental conditions or pests.
The Benefits laser scanning can bring to your project
25 August 2017
In recent years laser scanning has been gaining acceptance in many fields including civil engineering, architecture, and transport. As the technology has been refined to become even more accurate it has become possible to use laser scanning to create CAD drawings and even 3D models far more efficiently than is possible by taking manual measurements. Despite these advantages there are still those who prefer to measure manually and not to rely on lasers.