Understanding Structural Engineers
19 June 2020
A structural engineer is a specialist who designs a structure in a way that ensures it remains erect, stable and rigid for the longest time possible. This means that a structural engineer needs to make calculations after considering the soil and rock properties of the area the structure is to be built and potential man-made (work activities) and natural (earthquakes and floods) activities that may threaten the stability of the structure.
How That Bit Of Land You Absolutely Love Could Be Yours Without Having To Buy The Whole Property
8 May 2020
If you have ever driven around a rural or semi-rural area, you would no doubt be enchanted with the fantastic space that seems perfect for a house to raise a family in. Not only is it secluded and would have a lot of space for your family to grow, but it is likely much cheaper than buying in the city, right? Well, often these properties are hundreds of acres and trying to get the owners to sell up can be difficult, and the cost can be in the millions.
3 Critical Rules to Observe for a Successful Home Extension Project
19 February 2020
As a property owner looking to sell, you need to assess your structure before listing it. Most property owners do not know that a simple addition to the property can increase its value significantly. Home extensions are one such addition, and although such a project can be expensive, it is arguably the most surefire way to increase a property's value. However, finding the space for a home extension can be a problem if you have a small house.
6 Questions to Ask Your Builder
12 December 2019
Would you want to construct a home? If yes, you probably require the services of a builder. The article below discusses a few questions you should ask when hiring a builder.
1. What Is Your Specialisation?
Some builders will choose to specialise in specific types of homes. For example, some may deal with beach houses while others focus on holiday cabins. Ask the builder for his or her portfolio. In addition, you could also ask for a site visit to some of the builder's ongoing projects.