Col's Construction Blog
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Col's Construction Blog

Hello! Welcome to my blog. My name is Col. I live in Perth and I have a passion for construction. I am pretty useless when it comes to construction work so I tend to leave it to the experts. However, I find that there is nothing more pleasing than seeing a team of construction workers complete a job. Over the years, I have hired many different types of construction worker and they have all taken the time to chat with me. During these conversations, I have learnt so pretty interesting things which I will be exploring on this blog. Enjoy!

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Col's Construction Blog

  • A Guide on Customs Brokers

    13 November 2018

    Importing and exporting cargo can be quite cumbersome. There are a lot of processes and documentation needed for your products to enter or leave the country. Failing to comply with the ever-changing regulations could result in your goods overstaying at the port. As such, you could incur losses if the products were meant to be sold. To avoid all this, you should hire a customs broker to handle the import or export process.

  • 3 Reasons to Choose Aluminium Balustrading

    13 November 2018

    When it comes to balustrading, you want a product that complements your home and stands the test of time. Choosing the right material for your balustrade is important. If you're considering a metal balustrade, then you'll usually choose between aluminium and steel. While steel is often viewed as the traditional choice here, aluminium is also popular. What are the benefits of choosing an aluminium balustrade over a steel one? 1. Lightweight Strength 

  • Signs That You Need a New Garage Door Opener

    12 November 2018

    The garage door is one of the most crucial components of your home's security, especially for attached garages. When the garage door is operating well, you are assured of your safety inside the house and that everyone can safely handle the door. It follows then that a poorly maintained garage door is a safety and security hazard to the occupants of the home and the property. Here is what you should know about garage door openers and some signs that you need to have your opener replaced.

  • Land Subdivision in Australia

    12 November 2018

    Subdivision of land refers to the process of dividing land into two or more lots. If you are a developer, selling land in small lots is more profitable than selling it as a huge parcel. In Australia, the subdivision of land is quite a lengthy process. You have to ensure that you comply with the required regulations for you to get titles for the new lots. Below is a guide on the land subdivision process.

  • What Type of Grass Do You Need for Your New Landscaping Project?

    11 November 2018

    Nobody seems to know the true origin of the ubiquitous front lawn. Whoever first originated the concept, it has certainly taken on over the generations and is something that you fully expect to see in front of any suburban house in the developed, western world. You may have just finished work on a new home and the outside of the property is still undeveloped, and in this case, you need to decide where to put your lawn.