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Carrie's Construction Tips

Welcome to my blog. I'm Carrie and I would like to share some of the top tips I have learnt about construction and repair work in the home. My passion is for buying old property and carrying out work on them to bring them into the 21st century. I started out doing this a couple of years ago. I used some money I had inherited to buy a wreck of a place and if I am honest, I didn't have a clue what I was doing. I was really lucky to find some great contractors who helped me out a lot and taught me lots of very cool things.

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The Appropriate Asbestos Removal Process

16 October 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Asbestos is a material usually found in houses built in the 1970s or earlier. Over time, it was discovered to cause both cancerous and non-cancerous health issues over time. Therefore, it is prudent to eliminate it when renovating, remodeling or tearing down a home that has asbestos installed. Ensure that you call a professional asbestos removal company to carry out the work. While you might not be directly involved in the removal process, it is vital that you know and understand the appropriate removal process. Read More …

Why a Consultant Engineer Should Always Augment a Project’s Core Team

13 October 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Construction projects today are becoming more and more complex as the demands of investors and end-users increase exponentially. Developers are constantly looking to push the envelope in order to come up with an end product that is attractive, can sell well and will attract top dollar. With these complex projects comes an increase in demand for very skilled engineering input and this has led to an increase in the number of consulting engineers ready to offer assistance when needed. Read More …

3 Tips For Creating A Modern Yet Classic Exterior Paint Colour Palette With Your Own Unique Twist

12 October 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Repainting your home's exterior is a fast and highly effective way to freshen up and modernise the overall look. Choosing the right colours is crucial for creating a stylish and contemporary look that will still fit in with and complement the standard palette of your neighbourhood. Here are three tips for choosing exterior paint colours that are beautiful and classic with your own unique twist. 1. Add splashes of colour Read More …

Why There Is an Increasing Demand for Dry Boat Storage at Marinas

12 October 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When it comes to marina construction, people will typically associate these structures with docks where they would have to rope in their boats to keep them secure. Although conventional marina building exclusively provided this functionality, there has been a steady increase in marina builders that incorporate dry boat storage in their structure. Dry boat storage is providing a pocket-friendly solution for people who may not afford premium marina fees. Moreover, dry boat storage also offers an array of other advantages that you would not enjoy by docking your boat directly at the marina. Read More …

Splashbacks to Consider to Spruce up Your Kitchen

10 October 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The kitchen is one of the rooms in your home that will start to show signs of degradation faster than other areas of your home. With the consistent use that it is exposed to, surfaces and walls will develop stains, cracks and more. Therefore, it should not be surprising that this room will need cosmetic renovations from time to time. Nonetheless, updating the appearance of your kitchen does not have to be a big budget project. Read More …