Brian's House Building Blog

  • 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.

  • How to add lighting to your glass splash backs

    30 December 2018

    Glass splash backs give your kitchen an elegant and unique touch that can make your home much more valuable. You can take things even further by adding lighting to your glass splash backs. In fact, there are many different designs and colours you can use for illuminated splash backs. You can choose between lighting on the outside or on the inner surfaces of the splash backs. Regardless of the option you choose, here are 4 ways you can bring illuminated glass splash backs to life.

  • What to Think About When Investing In Hardwood Flooring

    4 October 2018

    If you are contemplating flooring materials, undoubtedly hardwood is one of the more popular choices that you could gravitate towards. This type of flooring adds a degree of elegance to any space, thus making it ideal for both residential as well as commercial spaces. Nevertheless, hardwood flooring materials can be quite expensive. Thus, it is important to know what you are getting into before you pay for your flooring. So what are some of the questions that you should ask before you invest in your hardwood flooring materials?

  • Freezer Room Maintenance Ideas

    8 September 2018

    Freezer rooms and refrigeration units are an important installation for many businesses. From pharmaceuticals to perishable foods, freezer rooms help prolong the shelf life of materials, giving the business much-needed assured storage. For medicinal products, refrigeration units not only ensure the storage of the product, but also guarantee its preserved functionality as well. It is very easy to overlook the state of the refrigeration unit, especially if it is giving the usual cold air you are accustomed to.

  • 3 Top Trends in the Concrete Panels Market

    26 July 2018

    For concrete contractors, staying on top of competition is essential especially with the steady growth that the industry is experiencing currently. Therefore, it is not enough to offer your clients outdated concrete concepts. Notably, property owners are always on the lookout for contractors that can meet their unique tastes and preferences. Keeping abreast with the latest trends in concrete panels design, manufacture and installation is the best way to ensure that you retain and attract new clients.

  • Three Essential Guidelines for Building with Bricks

    29 May 2018

    If you are planning on building any structure in your home using bricks, you should think about hiring bricklaying services. Bricklaying does not require specialised training, especially if you are building a small, non-structural surface. However, experts have more experience in the field. Therefore, they will guarantee enhanced aesthetics and optimal durability of the brick structure. If you are committed to building with bricks as a DIY project, you should use the outlined tips to ensure success.

  • How to prevent mould growing in your basement

    5 April 2018

    The basement is often a neglected room in the house. It might not serve any useful function and you just might use it for miscellaneous storage, so why bother going to the trouble of making sure the walls have integrity, it's adequately waterproofed, and it's being taken care of, right? Unfortunately, neglected basements can easily transform into mouldy basements. Yes, mould looks bad, but did you know that the growth of mould has serious health consequences such as sore throats, asthma, allergies, a stuffed nose and sometimes even more serious lung infections?