• Key Elements for Quality Asphalt Driveways

    7 July 2015

    Whether you plan to build an asphalt driveway for residential or commercial properties, there are key elements that can make or break the longevity and dependability of the driveway. A great asphalt installation job not only makes the investment worthwhile, but it also removes the hazards of potholes or other present road issues. A good asphalt driveway is also aesthetically pleasing, which will provide a modern look for your house. Keep reading in order to learn the four key elements when it comes to asphalt driveways.

  • Choosing the Right Drain Grate for Your Driveway

    30 June 2015

    The drawbacks of poor drainage in residential driveways include reduced aesthetics and damage of the surface construction material. In addition, the stagnant water provides a suitable habitat for microbial growth and a breeding ground for potentially dangerous insects. You can resolve this problem by installing a new drain line which will redirect the run-off water from your driveway to a suitable location. You will also need to purchase an appropriate drain grate for the new line to prevent clogging of the channel by debris and limit accidental falls.

  • Afraid of Falling: Five Tips on Minimising Damage and Injury During a Fall

    19 June 2015

    If you have workers who work at high heights on roofs, the sides of buildings, theatre cat walks or any other elevated areas, it is critical to pay attention to height safety. In addition to having your workers wear harnesses and other safety equipment, you should consider training them to fall. A fall from a height of even three metres could potentially break your spine and result in your death. However, there are also stories of people surviving falls of over 10,000 metres.

  • What to Look For in Timber Products for Home Improvement Projects

    8 June 2015

    When you shop for timber products for a home improvement project, all that wood in the store may look exactly the same to you. This can make it difficult to understand why there are so many different prices and categories for that timber, and make it difficult to choose the right type for your particular project. It's never good to go by price alone when you're choosing timber products. Before you buy any timber for home improvement, whether those are studs or plywood, note a few considerations to keep in mind.

  • Waterproofing Warranties: Can You Be Sure Nothing Is Going To Leak Through?

    26 May 2015

    Having waterproofing installed in your new bathroom or other wet area can be expensive, but it could cost you a lot more if it all goes wrong. When contracting a waterproofer, be sure to ask about their waterproofing warranty to find out what is and isn't covered. Use this guide as a starting point for knowing exactly what should be covered under warranty, and what to look out for. Length of warranty