A custom timber deck provides a good outdoor space on which you can relax, entertain guests or enjoy a beautiful garden during good weather. This is why adding a deck is one of the most requested improvements among homeowners today. There are many designs you can go for, as well as materials that you can use. Because a deck is outdoors (and hence unprotected from the elements), your choice of material is the most important decision you'll make.
28 September 2018
Building a garage that will stand the test of time requires time, effort, careful planning, but most importantly, the right building materials. Every part of your garage, from the foundations that hold it up to the door(s) that allow you to access it, should be constructed from suitable materials, and the materials you use to roof your new garage are no exception to this rule. Unfortunately, while many traditional garage roofing materials (such as asphalt, metal sheeting and corrugated iron) have their merits, they also have their fair share of shortcomings.
2 March 2018
Brass is a unique metal, and is highly prized for its combination of attractive looks and exceptional resistance to corrosion—it's no wonder, then, that brass sheeting has so many potential applications, from decorative garden screens to bullet casings and clockwork components. However, to turn your sheet brass from a nondescript slab of metal into a useful or attractive component, it needs to be cut, and cut well. Whether you have a large or small amount of brass sheeting that requires cutting, choosing the best cutting method for your needs is vital.
2 March 2018
Are you planning to hire a fuel storage tank for use at your construction site? Read on and discover how plastic fuel tanks differ from tanks made from steel. Use this information to select the most appropriate tank for your needs. Corrosion Internal and external factors can expose fuel tanks to risks of corrosion. For example, steel tanks may corrode due to prolonged exposure to the moisture contained in the fuel stored in the tanks.
12 February 2018
If you are a big fan of the great outdoors, a tarpaulin is a vital piece of any camping kit. A high-quality tarp can be placed over rucksacks and other camping equipment to help to protect it from the rain when you are making your camp. A tarp also makes an excellent ground mat if you need to sit down or place items on a muddy patch of ground. Damage to a tarp can cause no end of trouble during a camping trip, so you will want to make sure you do everything you can to protect it and keep it in top condition.
26 January 2018
While the floating jetty of your home does not need too much maintenance, it does have two areas that need cleaning after being exposed to wind and rain from the winter months. By paying attention to these two parts of your jetty now, you can protect both your boat and your family. Set aside a couple of hours to attend to this checklist of chores before you start to use the jetty for the spring and summer.
26 January 2018
If your company operates a warehouse, it is vital that different areas of the floor space are clearly marked. For example, you may wish to paint rectangles on the ground to indicate areas which should be used to stack goods. You may also wish to create lanes down which forklift trucks should drive. You may also wish to paint hatching on areas where vehicles and goods should not be parked to allow access or for safety reasons.
10 January 2018