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]