2020

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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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Should You Choose DIY Over Retaining Wall Contractors? Weighing Your Options

16 July 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When homeowners plan home remodelling projects, they often hit a snag choosing between DIY methods and hiring experts. While some simple projects don't require much expertise, tools or machinery, adopting DIY practices can save more money.  However, the installation of a new retaining wall is often elusive to many homeowners. While some people may attempt DIY approaches on such projects, they end up failing terribly. This post goes over the landscaping construction options you have when installing a retaining wall. Read More …

Create a Liveable Home! 3 Reasons Professional Drain Cleaning Is a Fantastic Move

15 June 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The modern drainage systems come with increased convenience since you can dispose of waste without going out of your house. However, the same drains can cause an unimaginable inconvenience if they are not properly maintained. When the drains are clogged, most homeowners use some chemicals to unclog them instead of scheduling professional drain cleaning. Getting a professional to clean your drain has many benefits. You Won't Be Inconvenienced Most homeowners have busy routines since they spend a lot of time in their businesses, office work or other jobs. Read More …

The Three-Phase Advantage

27 February 2020
 Categories: , Blog

Electrical power can rightly be said to be the lifeline of most commercial enterprises. In the absence of electrical power, business activities in commercial entities often grind to a halt. Business entities use more electric power than residential premises. For this reason, a three-phase power supply system is often for commercial enterprises. Considering that the installation of three-phase power is likely to be more expensive than the installation of a single-phase system, what are the benefits of having three-phase power supply? Read More …

Are You Properly Maintaining Your Septic Tank?

27 January 2020
 Categories: , Blog

If you live in a rural area that is not connected to the sewer system, then you probably have a septic tank on your property. While you may know that you have a septic tank collecting all of your excreta and wastewater, how much thought do you actually give to that tank? It can be common to ignore the septic tank entirely until you start to notice a foul smell in the area and realise that there is a problem with it. Read More …