About Me
Harry's Home Improvement Blog

Hello, my name is Harry and this is my home improvement blog. Welcome! On this blog, I will be discussing many different home improvement and construction topics. I should explain that I am not a professional contractor. However, I have just come to the end of a home renovation project which took over 2 years to complete. During that time, I worked with dozens of different contractors in order to get my house into shape. I have spent hours working alongside plumbers, electricians, surveyors and roofing specialist. I learnt so much about their different trades that I decided to start this blog.


Should you choose a design-builder for your project?

18 January 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Do you work for a property developer looking for their next project? Maybe, you are a private individual and own a piece of land that you want to develop? When you want to develop land, the process can often be quite complex, requiring you to engage with multiple stakeholders. In particular, you would normally have to hire a company to design your project, whether it is a single home or an entire estate. Read More …

Three Central Design Guidelines for Planning for Home Construction

23 November 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Building a new home is the ideal option for most potential homeowners. This option, unlike buying, provides an opportunity for creating a custom house that matches your unique dreams. However, the countless possibilities can also bring rise to complications. Often, poor design choices contribute to problems like exponential building costs, unsatisfactory results and even unsound structures. Therefore, if you are interested in custom home construction, choose a qualified contractor for guidance from the planning phase. Read More …

Do You Need To Buy Structural Timber Products?

7 October 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Timber products can be found everywhere in most homes. There are wooden tables and chairs, wooden floors, wooden cupboards, and perhaps, a wooden staircase. While timber may be visible around your home, it is also present in other less visible locations. One way to use timber that you may not have considered is to supports the property. Structural timber products ensure that your home remains stable and safe. If you have reached a point where you need to complete essential maintenance or modify your property, you may need to purchase structural timber to get the job done. Read More …

Cut Down Your Construction Costs with These Tips

17 August 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Construction projects can be time-consuming, exhausting and expensive. Usually, the decisions you make will often play a crucial role in the outcome of the project. Cost decisions are vital because you may break your budget if you don't make the right call. Doing this can be quite challenging because many aspects of the project can affect your construction costs. For example, things like construction materials, equipment, contractors and construction time will all affect your overall construction costs. Read More …

How to Interview an Industrial Construction Company

19 July 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Would you want to build industrial premises? It could be you want to invest in a manufacturing plant or warehouse. Industrial construction companies will help out with every aspect of your project. The excerpt below discusses some questions that you can use to interview various industrial construction companies. Hopefully, it will ensure that you work with a contractor that understands your needs and project specifications.  What Is Your Experience?  The primary objective of this question is to establish whether the contractor has the skill required to complete your project. Read More …