3 reasons you need a specialist drilling and blasting contractor

5 January 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

In the mining and construction industries, sometimes you just have no other option but to blast your way through a problem. Whether you're excavating for a new set of apartment buildings, and carving out a new part of land to mine valuable resources from, if there's ground in the way then you're going to need a drilling and blasting contractor. Thankfully, in a country like Australia which is used to working and reshaping the landscape, there are are a myriad of companies and contractors able to get the job done. Read More 

Top Considerations When You’re Planning Your Home Extension

6 December 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

One of the major reasons why many homeowners renovate is to create more living space. Over time, homeowners can outgrow their homes and start feeling cramped. If your home can no longer meet all your living space needs, then it is time to upgrade it. Home extensions are a great way to create the extra functional space you need. However, you will need to plan your home extension first. No two home extension projects are exactly the same, but there are some elements that are similar to all of them. Read More 

Two reasons why you should have your house underpinned if subsidence is discovered

1 November 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Underpinning is a process by which a property's existing foundation is strengthened through the installation of structural components which provide additional support. If your home has a subsidence problem (that is, the soil beneath its foundation has begun to cave and in doing so, has led to the foundation itself sinking further into the ground) then you may need to have a construction contractor perform a house underpinning. This is a complex and time-consuming process; however, it is absolutely worth the time and effort. Read More 

Hard Core: The Advantages Of Choosing Core Drilling Services For Drilling Through Reinforced Concrete

24 October 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Reinforced concrete is one of the strongest and most durable building materials around, so it's no surprise that it sees such extensive use in foundations, structural columns, reinforced walls and other robust architectural features. However, this strength and durability can come back to bite you if you need to drill through the reinforced concrete. As such, whether you're drilling a conduit for a water pipe or a small-diameter hole for electrical wiring, choosing the right tools for drilling through your reinforced concrete is vital. Read More 

4 Reasons Why Protective Concrete Sealant Is A Smart Choice For Your New Garage Floor

16 May 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Concrete is the most widely used product for garage floors. It's easy to see why, since concrete is strong, versatile and durable. However, to get the best out of your new concrete garage floor, having a high-quality, protective concrete sealant applied to the surface is something you should consider investing in. Here are four reasons why protective concrete sealant is a smart and financially sound investment for your home. 1. It prevents your concrete from becoming stained Read More