Things To Remember When Building An House Extension

When deciding on have an extension to your home there are many things you need to do. For starters you need to have a clear plan of exactly what you want your extension to achieve. It’s important to decide if it’ll be a single story extension, or if you live in a two story house, if it’s going to be a two story extension. Here are a few tips that I think are useful, and also some very important things that should be kept in mind during the planning stages. If you have a vision of exactly how it should… [Read More]

How to Create a Solid Steel Building Foundation

When you are building any type of steel framed buildings, the most important aspect is always the foundation. When the foundation of your steel buildings is not solid, this can cause many problems over time such as structural damage, leaky basements and shifting walls. As you can see, a poorly laid foundation can be disastrous. Here, we take you through the different foundation types for your steel buildings and how you can ensure that yours is properly laid. The Different Foundation Types The first thing that you will need to decide for your new steel framed buildings is what type… [Read More]

How to Build a Retaining Wall

Surrounding our homes and businesses, and often barely acknowledged, retaining walls can be a crucial part of any property. Whether they’re being used for boundary purposes, decorative reasons or even to keep soil and water at bay, they must be laid properly in order to function as well as they can. Here, the team from iMix are going to detail the various steps required in order to install a retaining wall on your property. 1. Area measurement The first step is to measure out the area that you want your wall to cover. The easiest way to do this is… [Read More]

Handyman: Taking DIY Issues Into Your Own Hands 

It’s easier than ever to do a lot of things, thanks to technology. That means it’s easier than ever to outsource jobs that you could do with a bit of knowledge. This means it is also easier than ever to learn how to tackle the job you’ve just paid a lot of money for someone else to do. This? It goes for do-it-yourself and home maintenance as much as it does for business uses and other things. Instead of calling out a handyman, why not build your own toolbox and tackle issues yourself? This will help you learn more about… [Read More]

5 Things to Consider When Hiring a Builder

Choosing a builder is a big step to starting any project. You want to be assured that you are going to end up with a quality building without long delays, headache, or bumps in the road along the way. To ensure that you are making a good choice when hiring a builder, we have outlined 5 key starting points to follow. 1. Reputation Having a good reputation goes beyond simply having several years of business experience. Before hiring a builder for a project, consider the reputation they have with financial institutions and suppliers. It is perfectly fair to ask for… [Read More]