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Techniques Employed in Controlled Blasting

27 February 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Blasting is an important part of modern construction. It is predominantly used in fragmenting consolidated soil and rocks. Over the years, populations have grown in and around cities and encroached towards many construction sites. This has led to an increase in the number of public relations problems following the use of explosives in the construction. Controlled blasting comes in handy to reduce the negative effects of blasting. These effects include over-breaking, excessive ground vibrations, noise and fracturing on the surrounding rocks. Read More …

What You Need to Know About Hiring a Concrete Pump for Home Renovation Jobs

27 February 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you have a home renovation job that will require large amounts of concrete, you will want to get a concrete pump. This piece of equipment is just as it sounds; it pumps concrete from a receptacle or mixer to a spot some distance away so you don't need to manually shovel all that heavy concrete. The pump will also work uphill and can allow you to pour concrete into a pit. Read More …

What to Consider Before Using a Patch Kit on Concrete Driveways

27 February 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When you have a small pothole or crack in your concrete driveway, you may think that handling the repair yourself may be easier than calling a professional. If you decide to go this route, you may start looking at your local hardware store for options. One of these is to use a patch kit specifically designed for concrete repair on driveways and sidewalks. Before you go with this option, there are a few things you should consider. Read More …

Engineering Perfection: The Advantages Of Choosing Engineered Stone Benchtops Over Natural Stone

27 February 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Natural stone benchtops are considered by many to be the ultimate in kitchen luxury -- unfortunately, they have equally luxurious prices and can be prohibitively expensive for large kitchens or those of us seeking to renovate their kitchen on a budget. However, there is a ready alternative to expensive, fragile cut stone.  Engineered stone is quickly becoming one of the most popular benchtop material choices for modern kitchens and its easy to see why. Read More …

Water, Water Everywhere: The Advantages of Boring a Well for Your Farm

24 February 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Whether you own a small hobby farm or a full-blown commercial farming operation, you're most likely already grimly aware of the innumerable costs and expenses that go into running your farm before you manage to sell a single carrot. Water bills can be some of the most eye-watering, especially if you run a crop or vegetable farm that requires thorough irrigation, There is, however, an alternative to paying steep prices for mains water — have your own well bored. Read More …