About Me
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.


Commercial Drainage: Three Planning Guidelines for Installing Channels

21 December 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Poor drainage in commercial and industrial properties can cause numerous problems and complications for the business. For instance, if the stormwater cannot flow out efficiently, the property will be vulnerable to flooding. Also, stagnation on the surfaces due to runoff increases the risk of structural deterioration due to water damage. Therefore, you must choose a reliable approach to promoting the efficient management of surface water. Channel drains provide the perfect solution for preventing the accumulation of runoff around your property. Read More …

Everything You Should Know About Getting Adjustable Steel Stumps for Your Home

12 October 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

In the past, when a construction project called for an elevated floor, the construction team would have to use timber, concrete or blocks as piers. However, the stumps had a fixed height and didn't need any modifications. Then, designers and engineers introduced steel stumps, and it became possible to adjust the building height to achieve a level subfloor. It is now possible to use a shifter to change the length of the stump and make it several inches taller or shorter, depending on your needs. Read More …

How Commercial Refrigeration Repair Will Help You Keep Your Customers Happy

8 August 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you own a convenience store, you probably know that it's important to do what you can to keep your customers happy. After all, this is a good way to help your business grow and maintain a good reputation. There are things you can do about this. For example, having commercial refrigeration repair done when needed is one important thing to do. This can make a big difference in the happiness of your customers for these reasons. Read More …

Four Reasons To Use Home Demolition Services

16 May 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Sometimes, you need to get rid of a house. Maybe it's because the house is unsafe and needs to be torn down, or maybe it's been abandoned and is sitting on land that you want to make use of. Whatever the reason, home demolition services can help you get rid of the structure quickly, efficiently, and affordably. Here are some reasons why you should use home demolition services: 1. You Can Use Home Demolition Services When A House Is Unsafe Or Has Been Abandoned Read More …

Building A New Home? How To Avoid Problems With Your Wastewater Treatment System

28 March 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you're in the process of building a new home, you also need to design a new wastewater treatment system. You might think that designing a wastewater treatment system will be an easy process, but that may not be the whole truth. In fact, issues with your wastewater treatment system could result in serious problems for you down the road. That's where the information described here comes in handy. Here are four steps that will help you avoid problems with your new residential wastewater treatment system. Read More …