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

  • How to choose the best domestic scaffolding company

    8 November 2018

    Whether you need a chimney scaffold built or an access platform designed to allow work to be carried out on part of your property, finding the right domestic scaffolding company is vital. Erecting scaffolding may look simple, but getting it wrong can be disastrous. Before choosing a scaffolding company you will need to ensure that your choice is not only fully qualified and insured but also that their workers are meticulous and thoroughly professional at every point.

  • Commercial Painting: Essential Tips for Creating a Smooth Finish

    6 November 2018

    Painting can improve the appeal of your commercial space. However, if the final finish is not smooth and clean, the surfaces will appear messy and unattractive. In addition, a bumpy coat is more prone to peeling and delamination. Therefore, you should hire commercial painters to ensure that the coating is smooth and durable. If you have a small commercial space and would like to reduce your improvement costs by handling the painting work yourself, you must uphold the right practices when painting.

  • 4 Reasons to Choose Timber Decking Over Aluminium

    6 November 2018

    Adding a deck to your house provides a wonderful area to relax and entertain. However, plenty of homeowners find it hard to decide on a decking material. Many come down to a decision between timber and aluminium. While aluminium does have its benefits, here are just four reasons to choose decking timber. 1. Style Style is always important when you're making changes to your home, but decking style is particularly important.

  • Why Polished Concrete is The Best Flooring For Your Warehouse

    5 November 2018

    Gone are the days when concrete flooring meant having bland, grey floors that did not add any aesthetic element to your structure. Advancements in technology over the past few decades have invented a myriad of concrete finishes, which will not only provide you with functional flooring but also attractive flooring. Thus, if you are constructing a warehouse, you may want to contemplate using polished concrete for your flooring needs. Here are a few of the reason why polished concrete would be ideal for your warehouse flooring.

  • The Dos And Don'ts: An Expert Plumber's Perspective On Blocked Drains.

    5 November 2018

    Blocked drains can be a real nuisance and they also pose a serious health risk. The pungent smell from the drain is unpleasant and will make any space very uncomfortable, very fast.  The stagnant water in these pipes is also perfect breeding ground for disease-causing germs and bacteria. Fortunately, with the following two pieces of advice from plumbing experts, a blocked drain can be the least of your worries. Watch What Goes Down the Drain