Building: Quality vs speed

The general consensus in the building industry is that the faster you go on a building site, the worse the job will be. This is just not true. These days with the latest technology and good builders, you don't have to sacrifice speed to do a quality job. The most...

Essential tips on hiring a contractor

Hiring a professional doesn’t always guarantee a job well done, it is widely accepted you can’t just choose the first one from your search list. It’s important to do your homework and confirm the contractor you hire is credible and will take proper care of your home,...

5 steps to preparing a building site

Any building project, whether commercial or residential construction takes a certain amount of planning and preparation before construction can get underway. The first step to your build is the site preparation. This is an important first step, skip this part and your...

Why Businesses Should Use Low-VOC Paint

The smell of a fresh coat of paint may rank highly in your favourite aromas, but before you breathe it in too deeply, consider what it actually contains. Paint is made up of 3 components 1. Pigment – which gives a paint its colour 2. Binders – which help the pigment...

Office Floor Coverings

In an office environment, choosing the right flooring option is important to create a comfortable work environment for employees and also set the right, desired impression for customers. So here are the import factors you need to bear in mind before you make that all...

Asbestos: Is it really a killer if disturbed?

Asking “what is asbestos” is not as straight forward as you might think. Believe it or not, there are many different types of asbestos. Firstly, asbestos is a naturally occurring fibrous material which was used in buildings up until the 1980s. And it is still found in...

What makes more sense: renovate or move?

You brought your dream home five years ago, and five years ago it was your dream home…however all of a sudden your house doesn't fit your needs, and you can no longer avoid the big question…stay and renovate, or move? For whatever reasons it is time to make the hard...