3 things you might not know about plywood
31 July 2018
Plywood is a material that almost everyone will have heard of, but few people are actually sure what it is. Whether you were recommended to use it by a contractor working on a project for you or you are redoing your children's bedroom and looking at furniture options, many people are attracted to plywood because of its low-cost qualities. If you want to make sure you are using the right plywood for the right job, you need to understand a little more about the actual material you are buying.
What Causes Foundations to Start Cracking?
4 June 2018
Cracks in your home's foundations are pretty much always bad news. Although the urgency of the situation depends on the size of the cracks, precisely where they are and a few other factors, it's always best to get them repaired sooner rather than later, as they're only going to get worse over time.
Getting foundation cracks repairs doesn't guarantee they won't come back, however. In fact, since cracks don't just appear for no reason, unless you fix the underlying cause, it's likely to be a problem you deal with time and time again.
2 Traditional Window Alternatives That Will Make Your Home Lighter And Brighter
30 April 2018
Brightness and plenty of natural light are two important characteristics of modern homes. Most newly-built homes factor them in, providing plenty of windows in the right locations to maximise the amount of natural light that the home gets. In many older homes, this is not the case and creating a lighter and brighter home will require some modifications.
Often, replacing existing windows with larger ones or adding new windows to walls that previously had none can solve this problem.
Property Boundary Issues: 3 Features that Don't Indicate Ownership
29 March 2018
Property boundary issues can brew serious conflict between the involved owners. In complicated situations, the buyers drag each other in court, and one may end up being forced to tear down structures and features. Before developing a piece of land, it is critical to get the land surveyed. Land surveyors will indicate the boundary lines to ensure that any structures you build are within your land. Don't assume that if you put up certain features, they will automatically outline ownership and the next property owner will respect your decision.