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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Cut Down Your Construction Costs with These Tips

17 August 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Construction projects can be time-consuming, exhausting and expensive. Usually, the decisions you make will often play a crucial role in the outcome of the project. Cost decisions are vital because you may break your budget if you don't make the right call. Doing this can be quite challenging because many aspects of the project can affect your construction costs. For example, things like construction materials, equipment, contractors and construction time will all affect your overall construction costs. Read More …

How to Interview an Industrial Construction Company

19 July 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Would you want to build industrial premises? It could be you want to invest in a manufacturing plant or warehouse. Industrial construction companies will help out with every aspect of your project. The excerpt below discusses some questions that you can use to interview various industrial construction companies. Hopefully, it will ensure that you work with a contractor that understands your needs and project specifications.  What Is Your Experience?  The primary objective of this question is to establish whether the contractor has the skill required to complete your project. Read More …

Top Things a Professional Will Think About When Building Your Freezer Room

2 June 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

In a restaurant, large convenience store, food processing facility or other business where perishable products have to be stored, having a freezer room is often a necessity. Your building might not have a freezer room, so you may be planning on working with a professional soon so that you can build one. The right professional will think about a lot of different things when coming up with a plan and design for your freezer room, such as the things listed below. Read More …

Home Extensions: Don’t Look Outwards, Look Upwards

23 April 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you're thinking about extending your home, you'll probably look outside and consider just where your home will be extended to. In which direction will your living space be extended? How much of your lot will be lost to the extension? Will this loss of your backyard or front yard be too much of a sacrifice? If you don't much like the answer to these questions, there's a relatively obvious way to proceed. Read More …

Making The Most of Bathroom Tiles in Your New Home Build

12 March 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

After going through the rigours of engaging in a new home build project, getting to the stage of installing finishing touches to the structure can be incredibly exciting. Nonetheless, you still need to accord this stage the careful thought and consideration it deserves or you will end up with spaces that are not appealing to you, which will invariably necessitate a remodelling project down the road. When it comes to bathroom tiles, it may seem easy to simply pick a colour and purchase porcelain tiling. Read More …