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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.

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5 Reasons to Consider Timber Roof Trusses for Your Residential Home

17 May 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Roof trusses are the structures that support the weight of the roof and the walls of the building. Trusses prevent walls from bending/falling inwards or outwards by holding them in position. Therefore, it's very crucial for all buildings, especially multi-storey ones, to have a firm and strong roof trusses for extra support and stability. A truss is formed by arranging rafters in a triangular shape, or any preferred manner. The rafters can be of any material, including timber, steel and other metal alloys. Read More …

How Builders Hardware Can Enable Wheelchair Access

6 February 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When building a custom new home for yourself and your family, it can be a true thrill to examine the blueprints as you imagine the completed product. Delve further, and your builders will also have a list of all the individual items that will be required to deliver that final product, and this list is going to be rather extensive. Many of the items will be obvious, even to a layperson, and yet some of them might be largely unknown items given an industry specific term. Read More …

Three Reasons Why Steel Piles Are Better than Concrete

22 October 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The structural integrity of your entire home depends on the strength of the foundation. When the foundation is well installed, the whole home will be stable for many years. On the other hand, if there are problems in the installation of the foundation, signs like new cracks, doors and windows that will not open as they did before and walls that are separating from each other will start to affect your building. Read More …

Why You Should Use a Professional for Your Pharmacy Fitouts

26 July 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Retail shop fittings are one of the top needs when you open or remodel a store. This is especially true with pharmacy fit outs where you carry a wide variety of health and medical supplies. If you own a pharmacy, and you are thinking about handling the retail shop fittings yourself, there are a few things you should consider. One of the main considerations is why you should use a professional to handle the fitout instead. Read More …

3 Tips to Avoid Costly Repairs and Extend the Life of Your Roofing Structure

31 May 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Roof care is one of the most neglected duties in the home, yet it can cost you a lot of money in repairs if you don't pay attention. Unfortunately, an under-performing roof does more than affect the aesthetics of your home. It can spike your heating and cooling costs and cause water damage to the ceiling and walls. Over time, the roof will start to deteriorate, and you may be forced to repair or replace it. Read More …