Self Employed Builders Or Tradesperson There is So Much To Think About

I have been self-employed as a painter and decorator for over 20 years and along with having to actually do all the work yourself you have to make sure you have everything else in place as well, and yes it would be so easy to do the job get paid and that’s that and move on to the next job, but anybody that is self-employed will know that’s just the beginning. Here is a list of absolute necessities that you need to keep your business running smoothly and efficiently. Keeping your books up to date It is vital that all… [Read More]

Why We Should Be Keeping the Environment in Mind During Construction Works 

As the world’s population creeps closer to 10 billion people, the demand for housing, roads, and new buildings will only rise. It probably doesn’t surprise you to hear that this construction has a considerable impact on the environment, but what can we do about it? As we gain a better understanding of how human development affects the world around us, building companies such as Eaglewood Homes are making sure to think of the environment when they construct new homes. Here a few of the most environmental problems with construction and how new technology can help us solve them. To Save… [Read More]

Renovation 101: What Resources to Use When Hiring a Contractor

When building or taking on a renovation project, the most important person you can count on is your contractor. They are the middle-man for your needs, constantly working between your vision and the construction of the project itself, meaning that their understanding and input is vital to the final product. They are in charge of the labor, pricing, materials, you name it. This makes them a kind of collaborator with your project because as much as it is your design, it is up to their execution. When on the hunt to find the right contractor for you, here are some… [Read More]

Real Construction Kit by Jakks Pacific

As a dad to four girls and one boy, you might think that my life has been dominated by Barbie dolls and glitter, but you’d be very wrong. My two eldest girls played football during their childhood, one even went on to play for Wales. My son also played football. When it comes to my four year old twins, R is following in the footsteps of her sisters as she also loves football! M likes football too, but I guess she’d be considered more girly than R, as she does like playing with her Barbie dolls. When I was asked to… [Read More]