How to Get the Best Colours for Your New Home
1 March 2018
Digital images can be an invaluable resource for people who would like some inspiration in selecting the best colours for a custom home that they wish to build. However, the actual colours that you end up with could vary widely from what you saw on your computer screen in case you don't take measures to ensure the colours match well. Below are critical tips that can help you to get a match between the digital colours and the actual paint used in your new home.
How to Protect a Concrete Floor
10 January 2018
The concrete floor installed in your home's garage, or poured concrete floors inside the home, will be very durable, but will still need some protection. Concrete is not indestructible, and how you treat and maintain this surface will affect its overall longevity and its condition, as well as its appearance. Note a few tips on protecting concrete floors at home, so you can ensure these surfaces are always in the best shape possible, and that you are not doing anything to actually damage them over time.
Metal Roofing Styles: Sheet Roofing vs. Shingle Roofing
4 January 2018
If you're thinking about installing a metal roof over your house, you'll probably have continuous sheets/panels (e.g., standing seam roofing) or horizontal shingles. This can be done regardless of the material used, e.g., steel, aluminium, copper or zinc. This article highlights details of both roofing styles, including pros and cons, to help you make a more informed decision.
1. Horizontal shingles
Horizontal metal shingles are available in many styles, including those made to resemble slate or tile by using textures, layering, and coating with granulated stone.
Two safety measures that should be taken during marina construction projects
1 December 2017
When construction work needs to be performed close to a body of water, precautions must be taken to ensure that everyone involved remains safe. Here are two of the most important safety measures that should be taken during marina construction projects.
Provide workers with protective garments
Labourers who are tasked with performing work that could put them at risk of falling into the water should be provided with protective clothing that will reduce their chances of drowning or developing a life-threatening condition (such as hypothermia) if they end up in the water.