Harry's Home Improvement Blog

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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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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 …

Why Wooden Sliding Windows Would Be Right for Your Home

16 January 2019
 Categories: , Blog

Sliding windows are becoming an increasingly popular option for homeowners. Available in an assortment of materials, styles and finishes, you can rest assured that they will seamlessly blend in with your current décor preferences. Below are some of the reasons why sliding windows would be a worthwhile addition to your home. Outlines the spectacular sights of your outdoors One of the primary reasons why people opt for sliding windows for their home is their unsurpassed ability to provide you with unobstructed views of your premises. 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 …

Automatic Gates—The 3 Types You Could Choose to Install

22 October 2018
 Categories: , Blog

Automatic gates are steadily phasing out manual gates for many reasons. To begin with, these gates offer a higher degree of security than their manual counterparts do because they have stringent measures for restricting access. Another reason why automatic gates are soaring in popularity is their operation, which also has features such as remote access via WIFI and built-in intercom systems. Thus, it is unsurprising if you are considering installing an automatic gate on your property. Read More …

Why You Should Opt for Full-Bathroom Waterproofing

4 October 2018
 Categories: , Blog

Due to gravity, water will always find the fastest and simplest way to trickle downward. As such, any weak points on your bathroom walls or flooring can result in the development of a devastating leak in your home. This is why most homeowners will opt for bathroom waterproofing. However, leaks are not the only reason why you should consider thorough bathroom waterproofing. Rather than simply opting to waterproof the flooring, it would be essential to have the contractor waterproof the walls and even the ceiling too. Read More …