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Types Of Kitchen Cabinets

Types Of Kitchen Cabinets Kitchen cabinets are undoubtedly the major piece in the modern kitchen puzzle. Other pieces include lighting, faucets and other accessories. A lot goes into the selection of the perfect kitchen unit design that maximises the available space and still looks great. There are different types of kitchen cabinets but they can be split into 3 major types. Base Kitchen Cabinets As...

Why You Should Consider Skimming Interior and Exterior Walls

Why You Should Consider Skimming Interior and Exterior Walls After plastering to the naked eye the wall looks relatively smooth but to touch one can feel the roughness that is left behind. There is a way to make the wall look smooth and even smoother to touch, skimming. Modern construction has just become so much better! Did you know that skimming the walls could actually save on how much paint you have...

Drilling A Borehole What To know

Drilling A Borehole What To know Why do you need water? To irrigate your garden and top up the swimming pool? To provide household water to a small rural community or farm household? Or maybe even to service a multi-hectare irrigation scheme. Whatever the requirement, nothing beats a source of cost-effective water. If you want an uninterrupted supply of water that is under your control, drill a...

Post Construction Cleaning Tips

Post Construction Cleaning Tips One thing that property owners often overlook after construction is that cleaning is actually a continuous process. Often we just hire a cleaning company so that the cleaning headache can just go away. If you have the financial resources to hire a cleaning company well, why not? Here are a few tips. Windows Cleaning windows is not all about scrubbing. After construction...

What you need to know about surveyors and land surveys

What you need to know about surveyors and land surveys

Before purchasing or selling land, you should have a professional carry out a survey of the area. A land survey tells you a lot about the property. Without a land survey, you can’t make informed decisions that will help you understand what the property offers and its full value. In this article, we’ll discuss what you need to know about surveyors and land surveys. What you need to know about surveyors...

Characteristics of modern architecture

Characteristics of modern architecture

Architecture comes in a variety of styles, each with its own set of qualities. This blog post discusses the characteristics of modern architecture and how to recognise modern structures. What is modern architecture? Modern architecture is a type of construction that prioritises function and a clean aesthetic over adornment. Thus, this design concept differs from more ornate and elaborate decorated home...

5 reasons to use wood as a building material

5 reasons to use wood as a building material

Wood construction has been widely used in the United States of America and most parts of Europe for centuries now. Even after other seemingly more advanced materials such as vinyl, steel, and brick were discovered, wood has remained the most preferred feature for housing construction across the world. Most homeowners prefer wood as a construction material because it is the most inexpensive material. Others...

The pros and cons of building a home

The pros and cons of building a home

Are you debating whether to build your own home from the ground up or purchase an existing one? There is nothing more satisfying than sitting in a space specifically designed for you. From the colours on the walls to the flooring beneath your feet, choosing to build a new house allows you to customise aspects of your home to match your personality perfectly. If you’re considering building your next home,...

Things you need to know before building an addition

Things you need to know before building an addition

If you're short on space but don't want to relocate or can't find another property in the area with all the features you desire, adding on to your current home might be your best option. Home additions are ideal for people wishing to expand their living space while also increasing the value of their home. Because home additions are among the most expensive home improvements, they often yield a lower return...

The pros and cons of prefabricated homes

The pros and cons of prefabricated homes

Are you thinking of taking on the challenge of building your own home? There are essentially two main options if you are looking to build a home. The first option is the traditional way of constructing a home from the ground up. Secondly, you can order a prefabricated or modular house to be assembled on site. As with any other purchase, it is important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of each...

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