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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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3 Pretty and Functional Ways to Deal With Storm Water Drainage

25 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Stormwater drainage is something every homeowner needs to think about, especially if you have a lot of rain, flooding around your foundation or similar issues. There are lots of ways to handle drainage, but if you want it to look attractive, there are key ideas to consider. Take a look at these three pretty stormwater drainage ideas. 1. Rockbed If you're just trying to deal with the random puddles that appear near your drainpipe, you may want to try a rockbed. Read More …

Ways Mobile Scaffolding Can Help With Tiny Home Construction

24 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Tiny home construction is primarily a do it yourself project. Most people who take on this type of project either have some limited construction experience, or they want to learn as they go. This not only means learning the construction techniques associated with the tiny home, but also learning which equipment may be ideal for a smaller building model such as the one you are likely considering. This is where mobile scaffolding may be useful, but before you hire or buy the scaffolding, you will need to know how it can help you overall. Read More …

5 Tips for Surviving a Kitchen Renovation

20 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The kitchen is often called the heart of the home. During a kitchen renovation, you have to keep your home running without its heart. That can be beyond challenging. To get through the process in one piece, consider these tips: 1. Clean Out Your Kitchen First Before the renovation crew comes in to start the work, schedule some time to clean out your kitchen. Get rid of appliances and dishes you no longer want. Read More …

Naturally Strong, Resistant Woods for Your Outdoor Projects

19 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Wood is a beautiful material, cherished for its traditional, natural look and its versatility. Choosing a timber for a project you want to do can be surprisingly difficult, with loads of different woods available, many of which you've probably never heard of before. It's an even tougher choice if you're planning on building something to stay outdoors. Whether it's for decking, garden furniture, gates, fences or any of the other vast array of timber structures you might want to build outside, it's important to get the wood right. Read More …

Going To The Wall: Choosing The Best Type Of Insulation For Your Garage Walls

19 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

In many homes, a garage serves as far more than simply a place to store the car; they can also provide an excellent place to work on mechanical projects, a handy storage area, and can even be converted into a multi-purpose room like the others in your home. However, if you plan on spending any considerable time in your garage, you may have to contend with a problem common to many modern garages -- poor insulation. Read More …