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Choosing the Right Material For a Construction Project

  • 3 Common Metal Roof Underlayment Materials That DIY Roofers Should Know

    Homeowners prefer metal roofing to other materials due to longevity. However, one of the primary reasons metal roofs are durable is the use of robust underlayment material. With proper underlayment material, cases of roof leakage and entrapment of moisture will become past tense. While laying a metal roof for a residential home requires the services of a professional, it is possible to install metal roofing on a small structure such as your garage on your own.

  • 3 Benefits of Acquiring the EWP License for a Job Seeker

    With non-residential building activity set to grow over the next three years, you should expect competition for jobs in the construction sector to get tighter. It is especially the case if you are an aspiring EWP machine operator because boom-type elevated platforms are a necessity in construction worksites today. As a fresh college graduate, you might be wondering how to get ahead of the competition and secure employment with a building contractor.

  • The Subtle Signs of Hidden Water Damage in Your Ceiling

    A healthy ceiling is vital for the safety and luxury of your home. Left undressed, an injury from a water damaged ceiling can cause major damage to your home. Leaks from your ceiling can stay hidden and without much evidence but will also leave you with a completely damaged roof and a huge repair bill. Wondering how you can spot water damage in your ceiling? Here's how! Stained ceilings If you spot a large or a small discolouration on your ceiling, you may have a leak.

  • 3 Cabling Tips for Every New Data Cable Installer

    Getting your first contract as a cable installer can be a little bit overwhelming especially if it is your first time working alone. From drilling holes in the walls, to running hundreds of feet of cable over and around obstacles, the entire process can feel intimidating. Therefore, without confidence, it is easy to make a lot of mistakes when laying data cabling. However, with the right tips, you can avoid potential errors and deliver an excellent installation.

  • How to Turn a Stainless Steel Tube Into a Wall Wine Rack

    If you're restoring your home and you like industrial-inspired looks, you may want to integrate some stainless steel into your design. Stainless steel can be great for appliances, kitchen countertops, railings and a host of other applications. However, you may also want to turn a stainless steel tube into a fun wine rack for your wall. Here are some ideas to help you get started. Holes for the Wine Bottles

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Choosing the Right Material For a Construction Project

If you are planning to start a new construction project, you may be wondering about the best type of materials to use. About 6 months ago, I decided to carry out an extensive renovation of my home. This would involve demolishing one wall, extending the kitchen and the construction of a new patio area. I really wasn't sure which materials would be best. I consulted with a contractor and he explained the pros and cons of each material. In the end, I opted for wood and steel. I am really pleased with the end results. I hope this blog helps you to plan your construction project.

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