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Hi, I'm Mandy. If you're looking for tips on pool construction, you've come to the right place. We've just had a new pool installed and I'm full of advice! When I started on our pool I thought it would be an easy build. Boy, was I wrong. I didn't know anything about building a pool apart from the fact I wanted one. Luckily, our construction company set me straight. They helped me work out how big the pool could be and they showed me which shape would suit our yard space. They sorted out permits and even gave me advice on fencing. To find out what I learned, read through my blog. Hope it helps!

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Reasons to Use Ground Penetrating Radar When Building on a Tear Down Option

While it's a dream for most to become a homeowner, there may not be as many opportunities to buy a home sitting on previously vacant land if you wish to live in a specific neighbourhood. You may want to consider buying a tear-down home or an abandoned property for the land it sits on. That way, you can later demolish and build the home you want. The good news is modern construction technology means that it is no longer necessary to carry out extensive ground demolition or excavation to gather subsurface information.

Could Your Home Benefit From Frameless Glass?

If you have been thinking about renovating your home, there are many styles that you could consider. Perhaps, you prefer a traditional look with dark wooden panelling and furnishings that offer a sense of gravitas and formality? If you are looking for a more modern appearance, one option that you could consider is the use of frameless glass. Everyone thinks of glass as being primarily for windows, but there are many ways to incorporate glass into your home and many reasons for doing so.

Two Accessories to Request From a Scaffolding Hire Company

If you'll be renting some scaffolding, here are two accessories you should ask the scaffolding hire company for. Toeboards Most scaffold hire companies can provide toeboards for their scaffolding. These toeboards can be very useful if you'll be spending lots of time on the scaffolding, in all kinds of weather, and will be using lots of tools, as well. Toeboards are simply boards that can be attached to the bottom of each platform on the scaffold so that they stand perpendicularly to the platform boards.

5 Critical Signs it's Time to Repair Your Refrigeration Unit

One of the most crucial components of any kitchen is a freezing unit or refrigerator. Just like any other home appliance, your refrigerator is prone to malfunction. But how do you find out that this unit needs repairs to function correctly? Read through this post to learn five telltale signs that it's time to call in a refrigerator repair service.  Your Food Spoils Quickly If you notice that food stored in a refrigerator is spoiling quickly, that's an obvious indicator that the cooling unit has malfunctioned.

Planning A New Driveway? Why You Should Choose Brick Pavers

If you're drawing up the plans for your new home, and you can't decide on the type of material to use for your driveway, add brick pavers to the top of the list. You might not realise this, but brick pavers are an excellent option for residential driveways. First, they're extremely versatile, which means that they can be used in other areas of your new yard. Second, they'll enhance the beauty of your new home.

Why Patience Is a Virtue During Any Demolition Process

If you're planning to redevelop a plot of land that already contains an existing structure, you may be considering demolition. This home may be in disrepair, could be too small for your needs or you might just dislike its style. Either way, it's got to go and as soon as possible, so you can begin to build the house of your dreams. However, this is not a process you can rush, and it will be some time before you can begin the destruction.

What to Look for in Structural Engineers

Structural engineers all have a degree, but they are not all the same, which is why you need to hire the best one who can do the job perfectly. You need someone who is skilled and can apply their skills to building a great structure that meets the code, enhances efficiency, and a lot more. When you start to talk to different structural engineers, it is only natural that they will convince you to hire them.

Why You Need a Lot Grading Plan for Your Home Construction Project

Whether you're building a new house from the ground up or you're just making adjustments to your existing property, it's crucial that you contact a surveying services company for a lot grading plan. But why? Here's all you need to know about lot grading. What is lot grading? Lot grading is the process of planning out the ground surrounding your home. It's a crucial step in the building process that can help you avoid a whole host of headaches down the road.