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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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Reasons to Hire a Professional Contractor for Residential Demolitions

31 August 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

One of the ways to deal with old and out of service buildings is demolishing them and constructing new ones. Demolishing a house is not as simple as getting the excavators to bring down structures. You have to think about the possible complications that may arise, the impact that the demolition might have on the environment, and the easiest way to bring down the building. There are also laws about demolition, and you might find yourself in trouble with local authorities for carrying out activities that are against the law. Read More …

Four Indispensable Tips for Using Scaffolding for Residential Renovations

11 August 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are preparing for at-height residential renovations, you should think about acquiring a scaffold for your needs. Working at elevated places can be dangerous and may result in accidents. Therefore, you must ensure that there is a stable supporting base. Scaffolding is preferred over alternative platforms because it has exceptional balance. Also, using the structure is quite easy. Additionally, the set-up and dismantling processes are not time-consuming. However, you should note that improper usage of the units can lead to inefficiencies or even injuries in the workplace. Read More …

Reasons to Consider Recycled Bricks in Your Next Construction Project

15 July 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Bricks are popular sustainable construction materials that have a lifespan of more than 100 years. They are recyclable materials that bring positive economic and environmental impacts. Brick buildings are affordable and attractive to construct. Due to the increased awareness of the sustainability of reclaimed building materials, experts in the construction industry and homeowners are turning to bricks in their projects. They are unique building products that have endless benefits. These are the reasons to consider recycled bricks in your forthcoming construction project. Read More …

Ready For Your New Home? New Trends That Will Keep You Away from Normal!

11 June 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

In modern economies, owning a home is not only a good investment but also a cost-saving plan that will keep you from the soaring rent prices. Building your home is an even better alternative because you get to customise the house to suit your specific needs. Many people settle for ordinary things without thinking much about the little things that they can add to their homes to turn them into gems. Read More …

Three Things You Need To Do Before Your Commercial Building Demolition

21 February 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Commercial building destruction might seem like an exciting, movie-esque prospect but in reality, it is just a journey through a lot of paperwork and precautions before the actual event. The demolition itself is the last possible step in a long journey that often starts years and at the very least months beforehand. Before your commercial building demolition takes place there a few steps that you should prepare, or at least consider, to check that this is the right path for you to go down. Read More …