You Need a Structural Engineer

13 February 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The stability and structural integrity of a building is the primary concern for a structural engineer. Many people think that structural engineers only work on commercial buildings and on infrastructure-related projects such as road and bridge construction. The safety concerns that make it necessary to have a structural engineer onsite during a commercial or infrastructural building project are the same concerns that you should have for your residential renovation project, albeit on a smaller scale. Read More 

3 Reasons You Should Hire A Home Builder Before Beginning The House Design Process

13 December 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are thinking about building a new home, then you need to do it now. It is because the benchmark cash rate in the country stands at 0.75%, which is the lowest it has been in a long while. Since you need the services of a home builder, you must start looking for one. However, you also need a design, and this is where most people get lost since they do not know what should come first. Read More 

An Overview of What Industrial Construction Contractors Do

22 November 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

As their name implies, industrial construction contractors oversee the execution of various types of construction projects in the industrial world. Some of the common projects they undertake include the construction of schools, hospitals, government offices, wastewater treatment plants, factories, warehouses, and many other large structures or facilities. Industrial construction projects are typically performed by a large multidisciplinary team of construction professionals, including architects, engineers, builders and inspectors. If you are looking to build an industrial facility, hiring an industrial construction contractor can help to make the entire process go smoothly. Read More 

Qualities of Good Timber for Construction

23 October 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Are you planning to repair your existing building or construct a new one? If yes, you are probably shopping for the best materials for your project. Of course, you will need many materials, but timber is the main one you will want to get. Timber is an essential building material for doors, windows, walls and even roofing. However, with so many choices of wood in Australia, the process of getting the best structural wood can be a little bit challenging. Read More 

Understanding Underpinning

3 October 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Basically, underpinning is the process of strengthening the foundation of an already existing structure. Underpinning is necessary when subsidence takes places on the soil where the foundation of your structure is laid; this could be due to soil erosion or any other underlying earth process. Besides subsidence, an aged structure can also call for underpinning due to a weakened foundation over the years, as well as poor workmanship. Whatever the cause of a weak foundation, underpinning is necessary to avoid adverse damage to your property or even loss of life. Read More