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!

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:

  • You Need This Guideline When Choosing a Kitchen Benchtop

    26 October 2019

    Undoubtedly, kitchens are among the most important and most utilised spaces at home. They are the one place everyone turns to when they want a snack, refreshment and food. Indeed, the kitchen being a go-to place for all your delicacies means that it is a hub of numerous activities. These things range from chopping fruits and vegetables, mixing drinks, placing cold and hot utensils on top of surfaces, among others. You need reliable kitchen benchtops that can withstand the hustle that goes on in the kitchen.

  • Stainless Steel Drainage Grates: Central Tips for Prolonging Service Life

    14 October 2019

    If you are installing new drainage grates or replacing your old ones, you should opt for stainless steel products. In general, these grates are favourable because they are long-lasting. Their intrinsic strength and stability allow them to support the weight exerted by movement or traffic. Lighter materials might become dented due to constant or frequent high pressure. In addition, the stainless steel products will resist significant rusting in adverse conditions. Still, you should note that the service life of your drainage channels will be cut short by poor care practices, no matter which material you use for your drainage grates.

  • 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.