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 4 Water Drilling Methods You Should Know

    30 October 2018

    If you have a property that is not located near the municipal water system, you probably need to seek water bore drilling services to get your own water bore. Unfortunately, most customers don't really know the process of drilling water bores. This post will be sharing key water drilling methods the contractor may use when they come to drill a borehole in your residence or commercial property. Rotary drilling This is the most popular technique for digging water wells, and it uses a bit that's attached at the furthest end of a drill pipe.

  • 3 Steps To Get Your Home Tested For Asbestos Before A Renovation

    30 October 2018

    If you're thinking of renovating your old home, then you may want to get it tested for asbestos, especially if it was built before 1990. Asbestos should never be taken lightly because of the immense health risks it poses if disturbed. While you need to hire an asbestos testing professional to get the job done, you will need to prepare yourself to ensure a thorough job is undertaken. Here are some steps to get your home tested for asbestos ahead of a renovation: 

  • 3 Times You Need an Emergency Plumber

    29 October 2018

    As a homeowner, you probably know the common issues that may cause you to need an emergency plumber. These common issues include clogged pipes or pipes that have cracked due to leaks or freezing. There are some plumbing issues that you may not have thought about when it comes to emergency plumbing needs. Here are three of those issues and what you need to know about each one. 1. Washing Machine Lines and Hoses

  • How to Improve the Impact of Offshore Construction Projects

    29 October 2018

    Offshore construction projects usually include the creation of structures such as platforms for oil mining, wind farms, sub-sea pipelines, and many others. Many benefits come from these projects, primarily when they are appropriately handled. These include boosted efficiency of the final product, provision of new jobs, minimum interference with the coastal environment and the possibility to quickly cool off the equipment used in the process. However, the method also comes with its own set of struggles.

  • Vital Considerations Prior To Tree Removal

    26 October 2018

    A property dappled with trees is an aesthetic that most Australians will aspire towards. But even with the multitude of benefits that are offered by having trees, from cleaner air to shade from the scorching sun, some situations will mandate tree removal. Sick trees, excessive encroachment and so on are scenarios where it will be best to do away with these plants. Nonetheless, this does not suggest that you should cut down these trees on your own.