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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  • Tips for Making Your Custom Home Look Spacious with Flooring

    30 November 2018

    For a majority of homeowners constructing a custom home, space is one of their main priorities. The more spacious your rooms are, the larger the house feels. Nevertheless, if you have a modest budget, chances are you may not have the flexibility to increase the square footage of your custom home. But this does not mean that your new house has to feel cramped either. In addition to limiting the clutter in the house and incorporating large windows that will bolster the natural light in your custom home, you can also create the illusion of extra square footage through your flooring.

  • 3 Critical Considerations in the Design and Construction of Freezer Rooms

    30 November 2018

    Do you need a large-capacity storage area for freezing things in your establishment? If so, you should consider freezer room construction. This large, insulated storage room with individual reach-in freezer compartments eliminates the need to use multiple upright freezers. But careful consideration of the design of freezer rooms is critical for ensuring success during the construction phase. Keep reading on below to learn about some key considerations in the design and construction of these critical temperature-control facilities.

  • 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.