Keeping the noise to a minimum during...

If you have a large construction project underway, it is recommended that you keep noise to a minimum. If the project is in a residential area, you should respect your surroundings by assigning the ‘louder tasks’ to during normal working hours. These jobs should not be carried out before 9am on a weekday, nor after 4pm and this work should not be carried out at all on weekends and bank holidays. You will not only please the neighbours around you but also, gain a good... Read more

Your journey to becoming a crane operator

Even though the job market is tight, there are always openings for skilled workers. In some occupations, skilled contractors are in high demand because there are not as many workers in that field that have the proper training or licensure needed to do those jobs. In construction, especially high rise construction, crane operators are often in high demand because of the precise skill needed to hoist tons of steel in the air and place it exactly where it is needed. A wrong move during this... Read more

Hiring a professional to create new metal...

There are a few things that can offer you privacy when it comes to your home, and selecting the right garden fence is one of them. Unfortunately, when most of the people think of fencing, they think of the common chain link fences of the ‘90’s’. Fortunately, with improved materials and technology available, in addition to the know-how of today’s professional welders, fencing has become not only stronger but much more durable too. When was the last time you not only considered fencing being a... Read more

Importance of lifting equipment within a construction...

Lifting equipment includes any tool used at work for load lifting or lowering, including connections used for securing, fixing or supporting it. They are situated and installed to minimise any risks when used securely, and in accordance with the model’s working requirements. They can also reduce manual labour, which is great as heavy lifting can lead to constant stress on the back and shoulders. As a rule, this pressure may eventually prompt to the development of certain muscle or joint injuries so lifting equipment can... Read more

Safety during a construction business

It is hard to argue with the fact that safety is one of the most important prerequisite in pretty much everything that we do. It is safe to say it has become a basic need of every human being on this planet. Neglecting the value of safety can have serious results that could lead to injuries or even deaths. So if you are someone who owns a business, then you have to address the issue of safety for everyone. But if you can’t address the... Read more

Social Media Managers in the Construction Industry

The construction sector, like many others in the UK has evolved over time, pushing forward and keeping up with the very latest technologies. Over the last five years, most construction companies have really ‘upped their game’ so to speak in terms of improving their online presence. A big part of this is of course upgrading their websites, but the other aspect is investing more time and money into social media. Social media marketing can work for a diverse range of businesses and it’s safe to... Read more

Tips on How to Locate Genuine Companies...

A high- quality door will definitely set a welcoming tone and raise the perceived value of your entire house as well as offer added security. However, not all firms manufacturing entrance doors or dealing with installation of such doors will give you quality doors or satisfactory services respectively that will impress you. For this reason, ensure that you look for a reliable London based firm that will sell quality entrance doors and aid you in installing the door. This write- up will give you effective... Read more

How damp is your potential home?

Houses generally need a lot of work if damp and moisture levels get within the structure of the building. This can be both structural and lifestyle elements. The structural aspects can be from rainwater, to loose roof tiles and incorrect damp course to the property. Lifestyle activities such as taking showers, boiling water or drying clothes can all create condensation and build up excess water vapor, without adequate ventilation this creates increased damp levels within your potential new home. Damp can cause problems with multiple... Read more

The Problems with Newly Built Houses

Newly built houses can look fantastic. They’re fresh, they’re uninhabited and it means you’ll be the first one to experience living in it. There are usually problems with new built houses though, and here are some of the most common: They’re riddled with niggling problems Because the house hasn’t been lived in and it hasn’t really been tested and you may find a number of niggling problems that need fixing. Newly built houses are put up in such a rush nowadays, so it’s easy for... Read more