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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.


Town Planning: Think About People Living With Dementia in Your Town

27 June 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When it comes to designing a town or city, one needs to think about the occupants of the town and how the various structures, streets and amenities contribute to improving their quality of life. One of the things that you should take into consideration is how the town's design affects people living with dementia. These are people whose thinking capacity has significantly reduced, and they tend to forget things often. A complex town design can frustrate such individuals as they will find it hard to manoeuvre the streets and access buildings. Read More …

Unique Ways for Construction Project Managers to Lower Demolition Costs

21 March 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

To most people, demolition work seems like a less expensive undertaking because to them the process involves knocking down walls and floors 'haphazardly'. However, nothing could be further from the truth. A lot of planning goes into demolition projects, and this is the reason construction contractors leave that kind of work to professionals. Before hiring the services of a demolition contractor, construction project managers must first have an estimate of the costs to be incurred. Read More …

Why epoxy flooring is right for your premises

5 January 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are considering installing new flooring in all or part of your commercial or industrial building, then you should think about the advantages that an epoxy floor can offer you. Epoxy flooring is quick to install and has become a popular choice for warehouses, laboratories, beverage plants and similar industrial buildings as it provides a smooth, attractive high gloss surface that is hard wearing and low maintenance. Here are the four great reasons to choose epoxy flooring for your premises. Read More …

Essential Tips for Your Home Renovations

23 October 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Home renovation refers to the process of restoring a house to a functional state. This is usually done on dilapidated dwellings which are in a state of despair. The entire process is quite significant as it needs various steps to be followed for better results. The following guide will assist you to be prepared for any home renovation activities. Building Assessment – This is the very first step be considered before renovating any home. Read More …

4 Reasons House Frames Need Green Instead of Dried Timber

19 October 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The frame of a house is obviously one of its most important elements. While some construction companies are switching over to metal, timber remains the most popular choice, and that means you'll need to choose between either green timber or dried timber. The difference between the two is easy enough to grasp. Green timber will have been cut recently and given no opportunity to season. In contrast, dried timber will have been left to season or will be dried manually. Read More …