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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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Plumber’s Putty: Elementary Tips for Using It on Various Plumbing Installations

19 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When it comes to plumbing, a little knowledge can be of great help when an emergency strikes. This includes knowing how to use some of the basic tools, equipment and accessories used by plumbers in the course of their work. Plumber's putty is a good example of such things, and it is elemental for helping you deal with leaks as you wait for your plumber to come and sort the mess properly. Read More …

Four vital questions to ask your building contractors

18 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Home renovations and re-modelling are a popular alternative to moving home. Why go to all the hassle of leaving an area where you are settled just because you current home doesn't quite meet your needs? It's cheaper and easier to make changes to your home to make it suitable, rather than looking for a new place to live. Home renovations come in many different guises. Are you considering adding an extra bedroom, or a side extension to your property? Read More …

Benefits of Using an Architect for Your Dream Tiny Home

18 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Tiny homes are generally considered a do it yourself project. You purchase the plans and then begin gathering the materials to build the home on your own. There are even some tiny home enthusiasts that strive to build the tiny home of their dream with only recycled materials or as a full-time living option that is as off-grid as possible. You may find that some of the available plans don't fit the ideas you have. Read More …

4 Fun Renovation Ideas for Pet Lovers

14 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When most people think of renovations, they think of fun features that will make the home more livable and interesting to humans, but if you're a pet lover, you need to think beyond that. Want to add renovations that will make your favorite pet bark or meow in joy? Then, check out these ideas: 1. Sleeping Nooks There's no reason to trip over dog beds. Instead, consider putting in sleeping nooks for your cats or dogs. Read More …

What You’ll Do Working as a Plant Engineer

13 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Correctly setting up heavy equipment at a jobsite in readiness for the commencement of a construction project is not a simple task. It is a job that requires expert handling because even the slightest of errors can not only cause serious injuries to plant operators and those around the work site but also result in costly equipment failures. The people trained to install machinery and equipment that is to be used for construction projects are called plant engineers. Read More …