Under ideal circumstances, timber trusses should be installed immediately after they are delivered to the construction site. This practice ensures that the roofing framework is set up while the product is in its best condition. Remember, trusses are manufactured in a controlled industrial environment for optimal performance and stability. Continuous exposure to unfavourable conditions can cause some deterioration before installation. Unfortunately, in the real world, immediate installation upon delivery is not always possible because of unexpected issues.
There is simply no substitute for metal roofs. Other than adding a striking major design element, metal reigns in maintenance and energy efficiency. Also, unlike other roofing materials, a metal roof will practically last you a lifetime. Here's a closer look at why a roof made from metal makes perfect sense. Strength Colorbond, a type of metal roofing, is one of the most advanced building materials present today. Metal roofing is highly resistant to elements.
Plywood is a type of wood that has been engineered from manufactured boards such as particle board (chipboard) and medium density fibreboard (MDF). Plywood bind resin and wood fibre-sheet cells are thin, strong and long to make up a composite material. There are various plywood products available and include the following. Hardboard Hardboards are a type of plywood that can be perforated, standard, oil tempered or white painted grades. Hardboards are used in covering of floors but can also have varied applications which include cladding and paneling.
Whether you are tearing down and starting again after living in a property for many years or are purchasing a house just for the land it is on, you are going to need professional demolition services. Unfortunately, this is never as glamorous as people imagine. Do not expect that you can engage a demolition service and they will show up a few hours later, ready to knock the house down! Demolition work, by its very nature, requires a huge amount of preparation work and planning in order to do the job well and ensure maximum safety both for those working on the site and those who are nearby.
Shutters are one of the most common and popular window types in the home. People prefer using them because they are easy to install, smart, and they are easy to maintain. Shutters come in a variety of materials from the traditional wood, fiberglass, vinyl and aluminium. Aluminium shutters are gaining popularity because they are light, durable and require very little maintenance. If you are thinking about installing shutters in your home this summer, here are a few tips that will help you achieve the most energy efficient interior shutters.
If you are planning to start a new construction project, you may be wondering about the best type of materials to use. About 6 months ago, I decided to carry out an extensive renovation of my home. This would involve demolishing one wall, extending the kitchen and the construction of a new patio area. I really wasn't sure which materials would be best. I consulted with a contractor and he explained the pros and cons of each material. In the end, I opted for wood and steel. I am really pleased with the end results. I hope this blog helps you to plan your construction project.