Brian's House Building Blog

  • How Can a Granny Flat Help with Your Rental Revenue?

    8 August 2019

    If you own a property that you rent out on a monthly basis, then you may be struggling to make a profit due to the nature of the market or the configuration of the building. You may wish that you could get more yield on a monthly basis to bring in more revenue and offset those major costs, but until now, you may have thought that this was impractical. However, someone has now told you that you should think about adding a granny flat.

  • Why you should invest in authentic wood shutters for your home

    16 July 2019

    Exterior shutters do much more than protect your windows from outside elements. They also boost kerb appeal and can elevate a dull-looking home to fetch a higher price in the market. Exterior shutters also influence the theme of your home. If you're going for a dated and timeless look, raised wood panels will do the trick. On the other hand, vinyl louvers fall in line with a modern feel. Regardless of your design preferences, you should consider authentic wood shutters as the material of choice.

  • 3 Reasons Your Garage Door Doesn't Work

    28 June 2019

    A malfunctioning garage door is more than just an imposition; a broken garage door is downright dangerous! Garage doors are quite heavy, and their springs hold a tremendous amount of tension. Being in the way of a falling garage door or broken spring risks serious injury, which is why you want to ensure your home's garage door is in good working order at all times. Only a professional contractor can pinpoint the reason your home's garage door is malfunctioning.

  • HVAC Pipework: Improving Ducting Performance through Better Sheet Metal Fabrication

    30 May 2019

    Sheet metal fabrication is essential if you are planning on installing durable ducting in your building. In general, there are multiple materials which can be utilised for this type of pipework. However, sheet metal channels provide the best advantages in terms of air quality, durability, resilience and value. If you fabricate good HVAC pipes, you will have reliable air distribution. Still, you must remember that not all metal ducts are equal.

  • Reasons Fabricators Use Steel To Make Water Tanks

    29 April 2019

    If you would like to buy a fabricated water tank and you have visited a steel fabrication supplier, one of the materials they will recommend is steel. Although there are numerous material options to consider, steel happens to be the most popular material, and there are reasons for this. Steel works effectively at high-performance levels and is capable of meeting the requirements of a wide range of storage tanks. Below are reasons why steel is the most ideal material.

  • 4 Questions to Ask Your Rubbish Removal Company Before Signing a Contract

    29 April 2019

    In the past, many homes and businesses didn't have much choice when it came to selecting a rubbish removal company. You were often limited to the one or two big chain companies that serviced your specific area. However, competition within the rubbish removal field has expanded over the years. You can now select a service that suits your specific needs and your type of waste. Having more options also means being more diligent.

  • Choosing the Right Bulk Haulage

    26 March 2019

    If you supply food and beverage or are a distributor of these products, then bulk haulage is important to you. There are a lot of things that could go wrong, which can impact an important business relationship. This is the reason why a lot of companies opt to use a third party that focuses on transporting. They can get your merchandise to where it needs to go. However, you need to consider that not all companies can give the same quality of service.

  • Tips to Protect Yourself from Costly Emergency Plumbing Repairs

    5 March 2019

    Plumbing problems are issues not all homeowners can avoid. Considering the frequency that your plumbing is in use, coupled with the different risks posed to its functionality, there is always the chance that a problem will crop up and jeopardise how the system operates. Nonetheless, plumbing problems do not have to be the bane of your existence. As long as you catch these problems early, you have a good chance of restoring your plumbing system to optimum.

  • How to build your jetty the right way

    6 February 2019

    When you live on the coast, you can't really make the most of your property unless you have easy access to the water. It's great to be able to look out across the water each day, but many people would much prefer the opportunity to get out in their boat and enjoy a day on the water rather than just looking at it. Keep your boat close at hand Part of the reason that people don't get to use their boats as much as they would like is that they can't access their boats without the need to drive to the nearest harbour.

  • Two Situations in Which You Might Want to Buy an Electronic Opener for Your Roller Garage Door

    11 January 2019

    Whilst you don't necessarily have to own a garage roller door opener, there are certain situations in which this device could be extremely useful. Here are some examples of situations in which you might want to purchase this item. You have arthritis in the joints in your upper body If you have arthritis which affects the joints in your upper body, then it is definitely a good idea to buy an electric opener for your garage's roller door.