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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.


Concrete Patio Removal: Should You DIY or Hire a Professional Contractor?

29 July 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Are you planning a removal project for your concrete patio? The project can be quite costly; therefore, you may be looking for ways to cut down the cost of the demolition project. For most people, the first thought that comes to mind is carrying out DIY removal. But is this right for you? Should you DIY or hire a concrete contractor? Here are a few questions to help you make the right choice. Read More …

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 Amazing Advantages Of Choosing Timber Supplies For Your Cladding

29 November 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Admittedly, timber supplies have been around for millennia. Nonetheless, this does not mean they are out of style. In fact, timber supplies are ever-growing in popularity due to the array of benefits that they offer. Thus, if you have the chance to build a custom home then you should consider integrating these supplies to the property. Although timber is typically employed for flooring it does not mean it is not just as functional for other applications. Read More …

Concrete Sealing 101: Key Steps Involved in the Concrete Sealing Process

10 October 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Owing to its incredible strength and durability, concrete is one of the most widely used paving materials. But this is not to say that the material doesn't need protection. When the surface of concrete paving is exposed to the elements, such as rain, snow, UV light, and salts, it may suffer from cracking, scaling, and other concrete problems. This may compromise the structural soundness of the paved structure.  Concrete sealing is designed to protect concrete surfaces from the elements, thus preventing costly damage to the concrete and increasing its durability. Read More …