Two tips for building a durable house

Posted on: 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.
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The Benefits laser scanning can bring to your project

Posted on: 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.
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5 Useful Plumbing Upgrades Before Tenants View Your Home

Posted on: 25 August 2017

Have you decided to buy a bigger home so that you can rent out the current one? Read on and discover some simple kitchen plumbing upgrades that you can make in order to catch the eye of potential renters. Faucet Aerators Over time, kitchen faucet aerators may become clogged or damaged. This can cause the water flowing through them to sputter or to come out in a weak stream. Such issues may put off some potential tenants who may think that the water supply is unreliable.
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4 Factors that Residential Building Contractors Must Consider When Hiring Scaffolding

Posted on: 25 August 2017

These days, almost all construction projects are conducted with the help of scaffolding structures to work efficiently and safely on upper levels of a structure. A typical scaffolding structure entails rods, frames, and metallic pipes, which ensures that a contractor works faster compared to using ladders. Before hiring scaffolding, you must consider a myriad of factors such as the hourly rates, insurance, and safety precautions among others. This article examines some of the useful tips that residential building contractors must consider when hiring scaffolding structure.
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