A Quick Guide To Underpinning Basements
10 July 2017
If you would like to get more use out of your basement, you may need to make it deeper. In these cases, a procedure called underpinning is used. Underpinning is a method that increases the depth of a property's foundations, therefore giving more height in the room and more scope when it comes to using it for living space. There are a number of different methods on offer when it comes to underpinning a basement.
5 Things You Need to Do If You Have a Burst Pipe
6 July 2017
If a pipe bursts, that can lead to serious damage. As a homeowner, you need to be prepared to deal with bursting pipes. Here's what to do if you find one.
1. Find the Source of the Leak
In some cases, a burst pipe may be completely visible. It may be a pipe leading to a toilet, a pipe on the outside of your home or another exposed pipe. In other cases, burst pipes may occur inside the wall or ceiling cavities, and you may notice the leaking water or that your water gauge is showing water being used even when no taps are on.
Considerations of Tiny Home Town Planning for Homeless Residents
4 July 2017
A trend that is catching on in real estate and towns around the world is the idea of using tiny homes to create small towns for the homeless. This solves several issues for the town, councils, and other town authorities including reducing health issues among the homeless, as well as reducing robberies and crimes committed on homeless residents of the town. Though it may seem fairly easy to plan a tiny home community, there are considerations town planners have to keep in mind that are specific to the tiny home town structure and construction.
Three Reasons Why A Custom Builder May Be The Best Option For Your New Home
30 June 2017
There are multitudes of home building companies that operate within Australia at the present time. Most offer well-built, spacious and modern homes that have broad appeal to many people. If you're building a new home, then you may have considered using one of these building companies to construct it. However, there are three reasons why choosing a company that can provide you with a unique custom designed home might be the better option.