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Bird's-Eye View: The Science Behind Construction And Contracting


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Bird's-Eye View: The Science Behind Construction And Contracting

Hi! I'm AJ and I have an unusual hobby. I love abseiling down buildings - legally, of course. It is a growing tourist activity and I have been lucky enough to try it in many parts of the world. When you are on top of a building and then making your descent, you really have time to admire the overall construction and materials used. It is actually mind-boggling to think about the builders and machines who have put together such amazing architecture. I've been reading quite a few books lately about construction techniques and I'm quite in awe of the science involved. I hope that you find the science behind construction as fascinating as I do. Thank you for your time.

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Primary Considerations for Your Home Extension Project
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Primary Considerations for Your Home Extension Project

If you love your current residence but could do with some extra space, extending is often the best way to achieve your goal. There are several types of home extensions you can build, but generally you can extend outwards, upwards, or raise and build under. So which type of extension is best for your home? Each type of home extension has unique pros and cons that should be considered before extending. Read More 

5 Advantages of Basement Waterproofing During Construction

Underground water can seep through cracks in a building and cause flooding in the basement. If unchecked, the water can lead to severe mould and structural damage if there is no waterproofing. Water can also percolate out of cracked pipes and plumbing work into basements and other floors. Furthermore, without proper waterproofing, moisture and condensate will build up if your cooling and heating system is not efficient. Finding suitable basement waterproofing solutions is crucial for many reasons. Read More 

Ceramic Versus Porcelain Tiles: All There Is To Know About Maintenance

The flooring of your home is a crucial design element that can make your house look elegant and liveable. It also has functional benefits such as making your home feel warmer in the cold months and cooler during the hot ones. And with many flooring options to choose from, it's easy to end up with the wrong type of flooring, especially if you don't know what to look for in your selection. Read More 

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Retail has become one of the most intricate but rewarding businesses to invest in. In the past, the consumer was predictable and easy to please. They just needed you to sell to them what was new and trending, and they would be on board. Now, the market has changed, and the buyer wants to feel like they are a part of your brand. They also want more than just the item they are buying because they want an excellent shopping experience. Read More 

Is a Home Demolition Right for You?

No-one wants to see their family home destroyed. A home is somewhere full of memories where you have lived together and bonded through all the joys and sorrows that life can bring. It's understandable that you could be reluctant to demolish your home, but there are times that a home demolition is the best option. Perhaps, your home has been severely damaged in a storm or a fire. Maybe, a tree has crashed through the roof and caused serious structural damage. Read More