Why DIY House Restumping Should Be Avoided

26 January 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Some homeowners who have just bought an older house may later notice that the stumps beneath that house have degraded and need to be replaced. Such homeowners may wish to restump their house without the help of a professional. However, this approach has many risks that can turn out to be very costly. Read on and learn why you should be hesitant to attempt a DIY restumping project. It Is Very Time Consuming Read More 

Why the Foundations of Many Buildings Are Built With Precast Concrete Piles

24 January 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

It goes without saying that the foundation of any building needs to be extremely robust. If the foundation isn't sturdy enough to endure the weight of the entire building, chances are high that the building will collapse or incur serious structural damage. Hence, it is essential to use the right piling materials. The use of precast concrete piles for piling is commonplace in Australia. If you are considering using these piling products for your upcoming new building construction project, you are thinking in the right direction. Read More 

Need Wooden Pallets? Don’t Forget Pallet Collars Too

17 November 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you need to transport finished goods from your factory or maybe just want to send a single dispatch to a customer or a friend, wooden pallets will come in handy where handling is concerned. Pallets allow your goods to be moved, loaded and offloaded with ease using forklift machinery. However, as you consider buying wooden pallets for sale, also think about buying pallet collars. These can help to make your pallets even more functional for your needs. Read More 

Plumbing Trouble? 4 Potential Causes Of Hot Water Not Working In Your Home

26 July 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you've ever woken up in the morning and found your shower freezing cold, then you know you have trouble with your hot water system. In most instances, professional plumbers should be able to solve the problem once they figure out what it is. While you probably won't be fixing the hot water system on your own, it pays to know what has caused it, so that you can prepare the plumber for a quicker and more efficient job. Read More 

The Pros and Cons of Air Winches

5 July 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Winches are mechanical devices that help to lift or pull loads using a spool that is attached to a crank. Winches can be powered by compressed air or electricity. This article discusses some of the common pros and cons of air winches. Use this information to make an informed decision about the suitability of an air winch for your construction company. The Pros They have a higher rated capacity. Air winches can lift or pull heavier loads when compared to other kinds of winches, such as electric winches. Read More