Construction is no doubt a complex industry. Each project involves numerous stakeholders who have to work together to actualize the desired outcome. Each construction project requires a great deal of precision and detail, and while the industry has been faring well for years without software, some advancements in technology have seen the introduction of software that has eased both surveying and construction work in the industry. Here are some of the top technological advancements you should incorporate in your projects to enhance efficiency and improve design and management. [Read More]
Aspects Considered During a Site Analysis
If you are looking to engage in construction on you property, it is prudent to have a site analysis done. This is a preliminary study carried out to discern the various environmental factors of your property that could affect the design as well as construction of your structure. However, not many individuals looking to construct a property know what is involved in the site analysis. The following are some of the various aspects that are considered when a site analysis is being carried out. [Read More]
Asbestos: The Silent Killer That Could Be Lurking Inside Old Your Home.
Asbestos in residential construction materials was common in the late 1970s, proceeding through the late 1990s due to its strength and ability to hold up against humidity and scratching. Unlike mold, asbestos rests hidden, persistently hiding around the house, but doesn't announce itself. If you're living in an older home, you could be sharing your home with a silent, deadly substance. While you can tackle a home improvement project on your own, asbestos removal shouldn't be one of them. [Read More]
What Many Homeowners May Wonder About Getting a Home Underpinned
Underpinning a home actually refers to a variety of methods of making the home's foundation stronger and more secure. This can include adding more concrete around or under the current foundation, or attaching actual large pins to it, acting as a brace for the foundation. House underpinning may also mean re-stumping, or replacing old stumps for homes built on such a foundation. If you've been told that your home needs underpinning, note a few questions you might have about the process so you know what's involved and if it's the right choice for you. [Read More]