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

  • Top Tips When Choosing Natural Stone Tiles

    7 January 2020

    Many homeowners prefer stone tiles due to their natural appeal and luxurious look. They are one of the best return on investment projects since they can significantly increase the demand and value of your home. Read the extract below to understand the various considerations to make when choosing natural stone tiles.  Interior or Exterior Below are a few factors that will help you determine how to use the stone;  1. Absorption Rating

  • How to Plan for the Construction of Skylight Windows

    28 October 2019

    If you are interested in increasing overall natural light in your home, you should think about using a skylight window. Skylight windows are perfect for rooms without direct sunlight flow. These openings will provide a convenient aperture for sunlight. You can also use the unit to promote better indoor ventilation. In addition, this feature will add aesthetic interest to the architectural design of buildings. Here are some simple planning tips to consider before the installation of a skylight window:

  • Two ideas to consider if you have a deck that you want to renovate

    25 September 2019

    There are many ways to improve a deck when you renovate it. Here are two specific ideas that you may want to consider using when carrying out decking renovations. Add a ramp A typically designed deck is normally raised, and because of this, it will usually have a set of steps that lead down to the property's garden area. These steps allow people to get onto and off the deck easily.

  • 3 Things you Should Know About Torrens Titles

    31 August 2019

    Torrens titles were invented in the southern part of the country. They are the best way to ensure that land ownership is properly recorded and registered. When a property changes hands, the parties involved are supposed to record the transfer of ownership at the local land office. The Torrens titles are supposed to ascertain that a particular person owns the land in question. If you are starting new construction, you need the title as proof that you own the title to the land.

  • How Better Roofing Techniques Can Accelerate Your Housing Build

    12 July 2019

    Much has changed over the years when it comes to home construction technology. However, age-old and well-worn techniques are still in evidence, and one way or the other, the process can often be drawn out. If you're looking to get your new home built as soon as possible, you will be trying to streamline the procedure if you can. Consequently, why not look at a different approach to roofing technique and choose trusses instead?