Guide to Matching Concrete Grinder Bond Type with Varying Concrete Compressive Strength

For contractors, the right kind of tool is essential to any project. It is especially the case if you work with concrete. As the most common building material, concrete needs a lot of work to bring out its aesthetic value. For a construction worker, this starts with choosing the right grinding blade for the job. Your choice will, however, be dictated upon by the compressive strength of the concrete. Get this part wrong, and you will be setting your tools up for damage. Read More 

4 Reasons to Install Fascia Covers

If you're having some guttering replaced, and you have old wooden fascia boards on your roof, then you may want to think about adding fascia covers to these boards when your guttering goes up. These covers slot over existing boards to give them a new surface. What are the benefits? 1. Spruce up Your Roof Trim Your old wooden fascia boards may be in good condition, but they may have started to look a bit old and worn out. Read More 

Two tips for keeping construction materials safe during your building project

Construction materials can be expensive, so it is important to do what you can to keep these valuable materials safe during your building project. Here are two ways to do this. Store and carry your materials in new timber crates rather than second-hand ones During the building process, you will need to use storage containers to store and transport your smaller construction materials. In this situation, new crates are usually the most practical choice of container. Read More 

What to Look into When Comparing Quotes for Scaffold Hire

Thinking of hiring scaffolding for working in high places but don't know how much your rental should cost? Although renting scaffolding is generally cheaper than buying similar equipment outright, the cost of rental for scaffolding typically varies from service to service.  If you're looking to save on your scaffolding rental, you should get quotes from multiple service providers and compare them. But how can you choose the best quote? Consider the three factors discussed below. Read More 

The Dos and Don’ts of Home Extensions

When people buy or build homes for the first time, they only go for structures that will meet their current needs. They rarely foresee the possibility of outgrowing that space when they have more kids, host friends or have other relatives staying over. Such instances make you see your house for what it really is, and you might start thinking about what you can do to get more space. Luckily, you don't have to worry about breaking the bank to get more space for your loved ones. Read More